Times are tough, life is hard and budgets are under strain. Yet despite that, couture lingerie designer Emma Harris is determined to continue giving her customers what they love.Like all small businesses, the luxury lingerie and loungewear designer, with her own atelier based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire in the UK is facing challenges all round: from sourcing her fine fabrics, through to keeping her team of skilled hand-sewers working , but nevertheless she is ploughing away to deliver her sought after and much cherished designs to her customers, who she says now more than ever need something to look forward to. With that in mind, she shared a sneak preview of the first of her AW20 collections – the knockout Cleo range, in a gorgeous new garnet shade.As founder Claire Emma Harris says, ‘Our mission is to produce the most beautiful hand-cut and hand-sewn lingerie and loungewear offering the ultimate quality and luxury.… ...Read more
Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the world’s top lingerie ateliers?
Emma Harris gives us a fascinating glimpse into the creation of couture lingerie by taking us behind the scenes as she creates her sumptuous AW20 and SS21 collections.
Based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, an area which once flourished in lace and lingerie manufacture, the Emma Harris Atelier is located over 2 floors and the entire production process from design concept, through to manufactured garment is produced solely in house – not surprisingly, it is a hive of activity!
As founder Claire Emma Harris says, ‘Our mission is to produce the most beautiful hand-cut and hand-sewn lingerie and loungewear offering the ultimate quality and luxury – that takes hours of painstaking work because we use the most complex artisan techniques and everything is hand created – but we think the end result is worth it!’… ...Read more
Emma Harris has curated the classic Holiday & Valentine collection for luxury lingerie lovers. Featuring Emma Harris’s best-selling designs and made with the most sumptuous silk and lavish lace trims, this special collection boasts a fabulously festive colour palette, including rich reds, gorgeous golds and must-have timeless black.
Whether your gift of choice is a beautiful chemise or robe, loungewear to languish in or the perfect bra and knickers set, the Christmas & Valentine Collection has it all to choose from, all in Emma Harris’s tried and tested top- selling designs – so gift buyers won’t go wrong!
The Signature Collection in gorgeous goldSignature was the first collection designed by Emma Harris and it perfectly encapsulates the brand’s ethos of producing luxury lingerie that looks elegant, fits splendidly and is easy to care for. With silk lined cups, silk covered shoulder straps, French seams, pin hems and delicately topstitched seams, our Signature collection showcases the brand’s lingerie talent.… ...Read more
Emma Harris’s new Cleo Christmas collection has been carefully designed to add an element of drama to the classic Christmas lingerie gift. Crafted from the finest silk satin in timeless black & featuring appliqued antique gold French lace, each piece has been hand-cut to showcase the intricacy of the lace against the skin.
For those in the know, Cleo signals the brand’s first use of appliquéd lace, a technique Emma Harris has used for several years for bespoke clients & other luxury brands which her studio produces for and now brings to her eponymous label, adding the height of complexity and luxury to her pieces.The Cleo collection offers all the key lingerie and loungewear garments that the luxury lingerie aficionado needs, starting with the lavish lace cup bra which boasts a generous amount of French leavers lace carefully cut and styled into a semi sheer balcony cup, framed with solid satin in midnight black.… ...Read more
Just in time for fall, Emma Harris injects some warm berry colours into her sumptuous hand-made silk lingerie with the divine Renee Collection – now in striking new colours.
Ornate and opulent, Renée takes its inspiration from the delicate tendrils and feathery patterns found in Lalique’s iconic jewellery. The collection is hand-cut from luxurious soft silk satin and French Leavers lace, complimented by soft mesh which adds a striking contrast detail whilst perfecting the fit. Bias cut, flowing loungewear brimming with Art Nouveau motifs accompanies the lingerie pieces.
Available in a beautiful blackberry and rich raspberry, this best-selling collection showcases the art of hand sewing, championed by Emma Harris, to perfection.Featuring an elaborate lace cup soft bra and balcony bra, a choice of briefs and a divine range of nightwear, Renee has been a firm favourite with Emma Harris fans since its inception.… ...Read more