I know why the Acanthe Arty collection from Lise Charmel reminds me of the ambrosia of French desserts. I think it’s because I am ensconced in The Great British Baking Show on Netfix and last night, I watched French pastry week. It’s hard to replicate the culinary intricacies of a French patisserie. Seductive delicacies in unparalleled artistry require a modicum of indulgence just because the taste is worth it.
The flavor, the beauty and the attention to detail applied in a French bakery is as complex as the design and development of a collection of luxury lingerie and Lise Charmel’s expertise at this effort is never compromised.… ...Read more
Lise Charmel SS19 Haute Couture Art de Volupté and Soie Virtuose Collections are copacetic, melding together 17 styles of luxury lingerie worthy of any bride or woman desiring the ultimate in lingerie. However, it’s the Lise Charmel designer technique that raises them above commercial lingerie to another plane of grace. They are unique in their content, intricate in their application and complex in their artistry. Proprietary Guipure and embroidery on tulle, laser cut inlays and organza flowers create pattern reliefs. Exclusive leavers laces, stretch silk satin and the “ultra mother of pearl” guarantee anti yellowing process are all part of the Lise Charmel stable of componentry that separates this atelier from the crowd.… ...Read more
Lise Charmel ushers in the New Year with their ethereal Fête Précieuse Collection, an exquisite interpretation of the eternal beauty of the celestial night sky in which an endless veil of stars casts iridescent layers of black and blue. It’s the stuff that dreams are made of and Lise Charmel has created 14 heavenly lingerie pieces to emulate this vision. Ultra-soft tulle and transparent netting are offset by an exclusive floral embroidery fashioned from super fine threads. These elegantly crafted styles are further enhanced by precious details such as a proprietary leavers lace and Swarovski jewels.… ...Read more
Recently, we published a story about my visit to the Patricia Mendoza Gallery in Cabo de San Jose and how it inspired my thoughts about the Lise Charmel brand.: Art Yields to Lingerie ~Lise Charmel Once again the synthesis of art and lingerie is revealed. Purposeful, or simply coincidental: at that moment, I drew a correlation to the beauty and balance of this Lise Charmel’s Nuit Elegance collection. The paintings and sculptures in the studio are as artfully positioned as the elements of design in these exquisite intimates.… ...Read more
Lise Charmel’s Coralle Fauve collection is all about juxtaposition. First and foremost is the animal and floral pattern printed on tulle and silk that anchors the design. But it is the unique integration of an exclusive 6 color multithread embroidery and leavers lace that elevates the workmanship to a dramatic statement of beauty. Five Bra styles 32-44, A-F can interchange with Six separate panty shapes, XS-XXL. Lounge pieces are as worthy of interchange in a woman’s wardrobe as the intimates.… ...Read more
In my last editorial about Antinéa Lingerie I spoke of the amazing technical expertise and sensual beauty experienced when a woman wears the intimates from the best-selling Fashion Guipure Collection. As a part of the brand portfolio of the Lise Charmel Group, these intimates represents the company’s mission of attainable luxury. It is Antinéa’s proprietary technique, “Calandrage de la Guipure” that identifies this brand’s exclusive design signature. Silk threads are interwoven on transparent tattooed tulle in an intertwining pattern of flowers and foliage. … ...Read more
Inspired by Art Deco handicrafted creations, Lise Charmel’s Dressing Floral is an ensemble of refined lingerie pieces for women looking for a chic and timeless style. The exclusive floral design motifs are implemented in Guipure style, which gives the contours a cut-out effect on a tattoo effect background. The collection includes 5 gorgeous bra shapes from Strapless to Full Cup and 6 panty styles, plus a seductive Suspender Belt. New this fall, gorgeous devoré silk Chemise is added to the group.… ...Read more