We are pleased to welcome DKNY Lingerie to our Partner Spotlight. This brand, the progeny of the iconic Donna Karan design ethos, conjures a slew of wardrobe memories for me. (The famed wrap skirt is still in the line). Back in the 1980’s as my career was unfolding, Donna Karan’s fashion star was rising. I was a big fan of her revolutionary design approach, modern, easygoing silhouettes that worked from morning to … Read More
Who Wears Short Shorts? On Gossamer Answers the Call with the addition of the cotton seamless boyshort to the Cabana Cotton Collection. We’ve been heralding the virtues of this easy assortment of comfortable essentials since 2019. Just like the other Cabana Cotton styles, this silhouette has already garnered kudos from an array of women focused on sleek, soft, effortless underwear with a modern attitude. The supportive knit band gently hugs the body while … Read More
By TINA WILSON
Disruption, the value of accurate information, the powerful unity of family, charitable giving and impending fame, those were the words on everyone’s lips at the Underfashion Club Femmy Gala on August 2, 2022, held at Cipriani 42nd Street. It was a glorious soiree and those of us who are club members were beaming proudly!
Our hosts were the outstanding group BETTY, comprised of three women with personality, talent and energy to … Read More
By ESTELLE PULESTON
As the story on the Titov website goes, it was in the middle of a long, 109°F day at work that a very frustrated Masha Titova whipped off her uncomfortable, unbreathable bra and made up her mind to design a line of lingerie that “doesn’t distract me from my busy life”.
“From day one we started with one goal which was to create a comfortable bra”, explains Masha, whose … Read More
By LINDA DYETT
Le Petit Trou
Full disclosure right at the outset: I’m a lingerie aficionado who happens to live a tantalizingly short block-and-a-half away from an absolutely knockout-terrific underthings store—Azaleas, located in the heart of New York’s East Village. The ultimate indie retailer, this is a white-walled intimates general store—a Downtown lifestyle mart filled with essentials and esoterica that takes its cue from and is a perfect fit for my offbeat Downtown … Read More
By BECKY YEE
What lies beneath? How do we highlight the innovation, beauty and luxury of intimate items meant to be hidden under clothes? A bit tongue and cheek and creatively wrought, here is our showcase of nipple covers, boob tapes, camel toe concealers and pads that enhance your curves
By ELLEN LEWIS
Josie Natori launched her eponymous brand 45 years ago, just six years before I entered the Lingerie market. Even then, the Natori collections had already staked a claim in the Intimate Apparel business. The reason is simple. It is beautifully executed, uniquely designed, always original, an ode to feminine comfort, elegant and glamourous. The concept of lifestyle dressing is rooted in Natori’s creative ethos. Intimates, sleepwear, loungewear, outerwear, shoes, jewelry, and accessories … Read More