By ESTELLE PULESTON
I first discovered Dutch lingerie (and jewelry) brand Arí van Twillert in December 2019, via the launch of its Water Drift collection. Made from black tulle embroidered with a colorful and ‘blocky’ pattern which reminded me somewhat of Tetris, I was instantly drawn to it based purely on aesthetics. It’s definitely unlike any lingerie embroidery I’ve seen before.
And there’s a reason for that, as I soon discovered. Each Water Drift piece … Read More
Take a look at the latest Sculptresse arrival – Karis Full Cup, offering outstanding comfort and support without compromising on style. This brand new everyday essential features recycled elements as Sculptresse continues to push for sustainability.
Ornate lace top cups and soft stripe fabric set this style apart and create a sophisticated and supportive look for every day wear. A versatile hazel shade makes this the perfect addition to any lingerie wardrobe. Fully adjustable … Read More
By ELLEN LEWIS
One cannot speak of sustainability in the world of intimate apparel without mentioning Calida. I have focused on this aspect of the brand’s heritage more than once in this column. They have been an industry force in this domain “long before it was cool” Their credo: “Sustainability should not be a fashion, but a promise” is reflected in its many faceted collections.
The sustainable pursuit is no small undertaking and Calida has … Read More
By Estelle Puleston
Lingerie brands worldwide have felt the impact of operating during a pandemic that has influenced everything from supply chains to fashion trends. For the first time since its launch in 2017, Opaak – which is designed in Germany but produced at a specialist luxury lingerie manufacturer in Romania – was forced like many others to develop a collection 100% remotely, without the usual in-person collaboration or factory visits.
It was also lockdown … Read More
By ASI EFROS
Green Collection – Organic Cashmere Tights
Sarah Borghi vanguards the movement of eco-responsibility by launching the ‘Green Collection’ — a first-of-a-kind range of 100% biodegradable and ethically manufactured premium hosiery and socks.
Green Collection – 40 Denier Tights – Oceano Colorway
An Italian hosiery company with a 40-year heritage continues its legacy by expanding into the realm of innovation, progressive technologies, and sustainable fibers. In addition, Sarah Borghi leads in superb craftsmanship … Read More
By ESTELLE PULESTON
Portugal-based brand ColieCo is on a mission to prove that you absolutely can have a fun and stylish lingerie drawer that respects the planet. Using a mixture of reclaimed, recycled, low-carbon and organic materials, founder and designer Nicole Neaber creates some of the boldest designs I’ve seen in the ‘sustainable lingerie’ sphere – and the prices aren’t half bad, either.
A fashion design graduate who discovered a particular enthusiasm for intimates during … Read More
By ELLEN LEWIS
Cupro. The first time I was introduced to this fabric professing sustainable options for the Intimate Apparel industry, I was not impressed. It seemed a bit overbearing to me. Subsequently, I have seen improved iterations, but NOTHING I have touched feels quite like the Vegan Silk Collection from Commando®. Leave it to Commando® to zero in on a textile trend and elevate it to luxury ready to wear status. Sourced in … Read More