By Ali Cudby
Coup de Foudre is one of the only luxury lingerie stores in Washington DC, located in the heart of downtown, just steps from the famed Ford’s Theater. In 2011, owner Kiersten Butterfield purchased the store from the woman who originally opened in 2004.
The store was originally focused on high-end sleepwear, but customer demand drove the business in the direction of bra fitting. After a couple of years, bra fitting became “the foundation of the customer experience.” Butterfield sees Coup de Foudre’s core value in their service – namely, “offering as perfect a fit as we’re capable of providing.” … Read More
This Week’s Intimate Discovery: A Renown RTW Designer Enters The Loungewear Market
Since I am still lulling around in my post trip comfort zone I thought this could be a great time to reveal my latest intimates discovery, Nicole Miller. When I first heard that this brand, which I have often identified with black, bold, form fitting designs, had now entered the Lingerie market, I was curious. After seeing the collection at the Carole Hochman Design Studios, I was convinced. Nicole has managed to translate her signature drape of fabrics as well as her dynamic use of patterns into a simple and sophisticated collection of lounge pieces that move seamlessly from inside a woman’s home to any outside relaxed venue. … Read More