Lingerie Photography Studio

Photographed by STEPHANIE HYNESCommando bodysuit photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsCommando

In search of a theme for our holiday lingerie fashion editorial, Stephanie and I wanted to stay true to our creative aesthetic. How classic is the Nutcracker Suite! I suggested a story about the intimate world in which the dancers live while they are backstage in rehearsal and during the performance. Thirty two brands contributed to this visual panorama of exquisite intimates photographed to capture the symbiotic relationship between lingerie and the ballet. Our principal model, Laura Hess, is a former prima ballerina and has performed in The Nutcracker. She is joined by other professional dancers. The logistics of this shoot proved challenging as we lost our initial stage venue on the East Coast and were forced to move to Minneapolis for the final work. But in her inimitable way, Stephanie pulled it off. This is our gift to our readers and our brands for Holiday 2018. Let the season begin!

The Little Bra Company photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsThe Little Bra Company

Miel and Falke socks photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsMiel with Falke Socks

Hanky Panky & On Gossamer photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie Briefs

Seated: Hanky Panky (left) & On Gossamer (right): Standing dancers are wearing practice leotards

Timpa photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsTimpa

Rosa Faia photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsRosa Faia

Only Hearts with Hanro bodysuit photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsOnly Hearts except Hanro bodysuit on Laura

Montelle and Samantha Chang photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsMontelle (left) & Samantha Chang (right)

Lou photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsLOU

Le Mystere photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsLe Mystere

Maison Close with Chantelle bra photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsMaison Close & Chantelle Bra

Triumph photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsTriumph

Splendid and PJ Salvage photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsSplendid (left) & P.J. Salvage (right)

Christine photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsChristine 

Helen Sanchez and Nevaeh photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsHelen Sanchez (left) & Nevaeh (right)

Skarlett Blue photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsSkarlett Blue

Fleur't photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsFleur’t

Chantelle photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsChantelle

Aubade photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsAubade

Lise Charmel photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsLise Charmel 

Lepel London photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsLepel London

Natori photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsNatori

Samantha Chang  photographed by Stephanie Hynes as featured on Lingerie Briefs

Samantha Chang

Dita Von Teese photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsDita Von Teese

Gossard photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsGossard

Marlies Dekkers photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsMarlies Dekkers

 

Photography & Creative Direction: Stephanie Hynes
www.stephaniehynes.com
@stephaniehynesphotography

Hair and Makeup
Julie Phaxay
https://www.juliephaxay.com/
@Juliephaxay

Wardrobe & Prop Styling
Claire Neviaser
https://www.claireneviaser.com/
@Claireteddi

Models:
Laura Hess (Prima Ballerina Model 🙂
@lhess_

Maggie Sobraske
@maggiesobraske
@voulumodels

Ballerinas
Vashti Goracke
@official_vashtigoracke
Maylu Pena
@maylupena

 


Lingerie Minimalism

A fashion editorial series by Stephanie Hynes & Lingerie Briefs

Wacoal everyday bras on dancers on Lingerie BriefsWacoal

“Minimalism describes movements in various forms of art and design, especially visual art and music, where the work is set out to expose the essence, essentials or identity of a subject through eliminating all non-essential forms, features or concepts.”

Walking around the Curve show with Stephanie last month, I mentioned that the emerging story that I perceived was the focus on basic essentials, simple shapes whose function was to provide supportive and flattering silhouettes without fuss. I tagged it Lingerie Minimalism.

In America, the everyday t-shirt bra and panty remains a dominant piece in a woman’s underwear drawer. In the current environment, a major statement by many brands is the reinforcement of their essential bra styles. Updating componentry and creating linear visuals bring a fresh perspective on these established collections.

What better way to show the versatility of … ...Read more


By STEPHANIE HYNES

The Little Bra Company bridal lingerie photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsThe Little Bra Company

In Part Two of our July Fashion Lingerie Editorial, Stephanie brings her camera indoors. In Part One, she shot her vision based on the illusions framed from natural light: the American impressionist painter Frederick Carl Frieseke was her inspiration.  These images, photographed in her studio, evoke clarity of light effused from the simplicity of their surroundings. The color white is both innocent and provocative.  In an artist’s hands, white takes many perspectives. Is white lingerie meant only for brides?  This has often been the perception in America. But in Europe, white has long been status quo for everyday basics and sensual fashion pieces. Do brides only wear white? Perhaps the touch of something blue answers the question.

Lepel Lingerie photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsLepel

Timpa Lingerie photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsTimpa

NK iMode Lingerie photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsNK iMode

Simone Perele Lingerie photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsSimone Perele

Hanky Panky Lingerie photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsHanky Panky

 

Samantha Chang Lingerie photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsSamantha Chang

Skarlett Blue Lingerie photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsSkarlett Blue

Nevaeh Lingerie photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsNevaeh

Natori Lingerie photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsNatori

Creative Direction & Photography: Stephanie Hynes
Model: Margaret Sinarath / Wehmann … ...Read more

By STEPHANIE HYNES

Chantelle bra & Panty set with Samantha Chang silk robe photographed by Stephanie Hynes for Lingerie BriefsChantelle bra & panty, Samantha Chang robe

Inspired by the American impressionist painter, Frederick Carl Frieseke, Stephanie’s July Fashion Editorial (Part One) is not only an ode to summer brides, but also a visual play on the effects of summer light. Frieseke is known for painting early 20th century women outdoors in dappled light. These women would often steal away to find respite under a willow or by a body of water, relaxed and free and unrestrained from the layers of clothing that fashion demanded.

Stephanie states “I wanted to play with these elements to create an ethereal mood, one that suggests a mirage in the heat of summer”

To capture this, Stephanie plays with the color white through a simmering lens. The lingerie transforms into an images of romance, desire and delight.

Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most
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A fashion editorial series by Stephanie Hynes & Lingerie Briefs

Lepel Swim bottoms, L'Atiste by Amy top, Wasteland Vintage sunglasses on Lingerie BriefsLepel swim bottoms , L’atiste by Amy top,Wasteland Vintage sunglasses

It is no longer a secret that intimate apparel and ready to wear share space in the fashion world; but what about swimwear? Beach attire, once specifically relegated to sand and water venues are also following suit. I have a unique perspective here in Cabo San Lucas: a firsthand account. After all, on the Mexican seashore, swimwear is so integrated into the dress code, that one hardly sees it as a trend. I have spoken before of several lingerie brands that have crossed over and blurred traditional boundaries between the two categories. What has become more prescient is the integration of conventional swim styles into the vernacular of a woman’s everyday wardrobe. Stephanie and I pondered this rising trend and decided we would do a story proposing that ‘swimwear is … ...Read more


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