You may remember that Emma Harris gave a sneak preview of the first of her AW20 lines in March – then Covid 19 hit. The British luxury lingerie and loungewear designer, who has her own atelier based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, responded to the crisis by promptly turning her hand to producing much needed scrubs for Britain’s NHS.
She also found time to launch a Lockdown Loungewear collection, Anais, designed for everyday essential wear.Never one to stay still, after a somewhat busy lockdown, Emma Harris is also now back in full swing with the second preview of her AW20 collection – Melody.… ...Read more
Simple, elegant, understated and refined – meet the new everyday essential loungewear collection from Emma Harris, Anais. Introduced to satisfy the surge in demand for loungewear online that Emma Harris has experienced since the start of lockdown, Anais is the perfect solution for the woman who likes to feel sumptuous silk next to her skin; whether working from home in the day or lounging in luxury at night.The Anais range features a camisole, slip, pj top and pj trousers – all boasting French leavers lace for that added elegance combined with bias cuts to ensure a sleek and flattering fit.… ...Read more
by CLAIRE EMMA HARRIS (founder, Emma Harris Luxury Lingerie Atelier in Derbyshire, England)
The early months of 2020 saw new business relationships blooming, both current and new stockists loved my new collections. Newly designed collection Melody was proving a huge hit & the orders for the upcoming months were greater than expected. 2020 was looking very promising.
Then Covid-19 hit.
Thinking back, I was glued to the news, waiting for more information, learning more about the covid-19 as the story unveiled.… ...Read more
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.… ...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!… ...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!… ...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.… ...Read more