Pantone’s top colours for LFW Spring 2018

Celebrating exploration, experimentation and consumers’ desire to mix, blend and create the unexpected, the Pantone Fashion Colour Trend Report London Fashion Week Spring 2018 features the top 12 colours for men’s and women’s fashion, as well as 4 core classics which provide a foundation to any wardrobe. The desire for colourful self-expression is a key take away for Spring 2018, and similarly to observations made in the New York report, designers in the UK are responding to the consumers’ growing appetite for flexibility in colour expression by introducing more unusual colours and colour stories in their collections for Spring 2018. Overall there is a feeling of optimism and confidence driving a new vitality into fashion trends, and unique shades for the London runway convey themes of energy, sophistication and serenity. There … Read More

Afina London Debut

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice Conceived and designed in London, Afina swimwear pieces are meticulously crafted and hand-finished by highly skilled British artisans. Made from only the finest Italian fabrics and 24 Carat Gold Plated accessories, sourced in Paris. “Being inspired by worldly lifestyle and passion for travel, we wanted to bring fresh perspective to swimwear and create wearable, yet bold statement-making pieces,” said Oxana Fomina. “Our mission is to provide exclusive swimwear crafted from the finest materials with utmost attention to details. Afina’s Debut Collection was launched in January 2017 at The Lingerie Edit London.” The Afina London Design Philosophy “Here at Afina London we are dedicated to catering to the differing forms of the female … Read More

Muse Lingerie Styles Lingerie as Outerwear

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice It was one of the top fashion trends for 2015, and even though the concept of lingerie as outerwear was not a new one, brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy and Oscar De la Renta certainly made it seem more desirable and sophisticated. And there seems to be no let-up in this fashion movement possibly due to influences such as the demands of the ready-to-wear (RTW) industry on the intimate apparel sector to constantly produce trendy sexy, feminine outfits in conjunction with each other. Runway Inspirations (credit: Vogue) It’s always good to speak to brands that are doing things well and recently we at TLJ saw what lingerie brand Muse Lingerie is doing … Read More

Charlotte Bra Nude Colorway

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice Parfait dares to go nude with its newest color-way for their bestselling Charlotte bra. A customer favorite, lingerie brand, Parfait, releases this well-loved style every season in a new color for its cult following. Head of Marketing, Kristoffer John Cardona, sat down with The Lingerie Journal and gave us some insight into this iconic bra style. It should be no shock that the lady-like Charlotte design was inspired by the beautiful feminine styles of the past. During the creation process, the Parfait design team was heavily inspired by retro lingerie and the technical advances of today. By combing a vintage look with today’s enhanced fabrics and technology, Parfait unlocked a perfect lingerie … Read More

Curvy Couture Tulip Collection FW17

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice As part of its Fall17 catalogue Curvy Couture is presenting what is sure to be an irresistible trilogy of its best-selling Tulip bra. The line-up will include the original Tulip Push Up Bra and matching brief in an updated decadent Plum hue but the brand has re-empowered this well-loved Tulip collection with two new spin-offs, namely Tulip Strappy Lace Push Up and Tulip Smooth Push Up. Fashioned with a palette based on jewel tones, the Fall 17 Tulip collection is one with the heart of that season in mind as the rich Plum shades and robust Ruby hue found in the assortment are ideally definitive of the colder clime. And having … Read More

Loulette Lingerie SS18

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice Loulette Lingerie is one half of a dynamic enterprise that creates fun yet chic silhouettes that are inspired by the needs of the modern bride, with pieces that take her from her blissful day to the subsequent escapades of passion and romance. Designed with a nod towards that sense of fantasy and whimsy, Loulette Lingerie collections are made in the city of endless possibilities, New York. For the blushing bride or hopeless romantic who might be off on the maritime adventure of a lifetime Loulette Lingerie SS18 collection embodies an aquatic essence that she is sure to embrace. Reminiscence of summer breaks to Fort Tilden to escape the hustle and bustle of the city as … Read More

Katherine Hamilton SS18

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice Luxury larger cup lingerie brand, Katherine Hamilton, have revealed their SS18 collection that features a long romantic silk and lace robe, bodysuit with inbuilt bra and size range expansion. Since their soft launch last Autumn, Katherine Hamilton have received exceptional reviews for their superior fit, comfort and quality which the brand attributes to their bespoke underwires and 6 years of research and development. Building on their two core designs, the SS18 collection features 6 new sets that include a new long romantic robe and ‘under couture’ bodysuit with inbuilt bra. Pastel tones of vintage rose and argent green reflect the season whilst an energetic black and coral set eases the transition from winter to spring. The brands … Read More

Ajour SS18 Lingerie Collection

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice “This collection shows how lingerie can beautifully frame and highlight the body.” – Ajour. If you’re starving for inspiration, walk through the New York Botanical Garden. Brilliant pinks, yellows, purples and blue dot the living museum’s landscape. Flower’s show off their intricate designs and perfect form. Above: Gilbert set. And it seems that lotuses, orchids and vines and their infinite shapes and textures are the driving Muses for the Ajour SS18 Lingerie Collection. The brand’s design team is known for elegant, yet sensual designs. The brand also assures their customers and consumers that creativity doesn’t get in the way of fit either. For the upcoming Spring/Summer season, Ajour presents its collection in two … Read More

Curvy Couture SS18 Bridal Collection

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice “We want this collection to be viewed as the curvy customer’s go-to bridal shop for all brides and bridesmaids occasions,” – Evora Russell, Curvy Couture. Here comes The Bridal Collection from plus size lingerie specialist Curvy Couture. The brand is launching a splendid range of bridal intimates for SS18 as part of its quest to provide foundation garments for just about every event and occasion in the life of the curvy customer. Having successfully tackled sporting apparel earlier this year, Curvy Couture is determined to deepen its relationship with the plus size market through the debut of a bridal collection – letting the curvy girl know that she has one less thing to … Read More

Ajour Sexy AW17 Collection

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice See the Ajour Sexy AW17 Collection at CURVENEWYORK, booth #650. “Bedroom Visions” Earlier this month, we took a look at Ajour’s FW17 Lingerie Collection. We teased an image from their Sexy collection (also part of AW17) which offers more risqué and seductive styles. “Ajour is terrific to work with and are truly collaborative. They are able to adjust their production to our unique needs.” – Antonia Townsend, the Enclosed. The photoshoot from AW17 showcases styles from the Sambuca, Canari, Galliano, Safari, Mirto, and Bad Angel ranges. Sheer panels, straps, feather accessories and mesh grace bras, panties, chemises and bodysuits throughout. “At Enclosed, we are always looking for something that is not … Read More

Foxers Roses Forever Collection

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice See Foxers Roses Forever at CURVENEWYORK from August 6-8 at the Javits Center – Hall 1B. “Stop and smell the roses this Fall with Foxers.” Designer April Spring takes inspiration from the classic flower for her Fall collection, Roses Forever. The line features a tossed rose print and buttery soft sage lace. “I love that color for lingerie,” says Spring. “It’s a neat color I’ve been wanting to use for a while.” She adds that she was drawn to the sage color because of its elegance and how nicely it pairs with the fuschia and pink in the floral print. The tossed rose print features small, wide-open roses on a sage … Read More

Kaviar Lingerie by Oh La La Cheri

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice “A premiere lingerie line created by Oh Là Là Chéri, Kaviar is an evolution…” Your gaze meets an irresistible Muse and her figure, draped in sheer satin and eyelash lace, demands you appreciate every detail. The Lola Teddy is the perfect image to grace the cover of Oh La La Cheri’s 10th Anniversary Collection, Kaviar, as it showcases what makes this collection special. See Kaviar at CURVENEWYORK, stand #307. “Kaviar is a celebration of 10 years of success, and a display of what is to come. A decade of design and fit experience, unbridled creativity, and the desire to push boundaries drove the team at Oh Là Là Chéri to unleash their most sensuous and enticing … Read More

Loulette Lingerie Fall 2017 Collection

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice Above: Loulette Lingerie Fall 2017 Delphine Slip. See Loulette at the Lingerie Selection from August 8 – 9, 2017 at Daylight Studios in NYC. “We are excited to start introducing prints and colors to our collection of lovely skivvies.” – Loulette Lingerie. Teasing some of the brands and collections heading to next month’s Lingerie Selection, we’re focusing on Loulette Lingerie today. Above: Dahlia Bodysuit. Loulette focuses on custom Bridal and Lingerie as a design house and is based in Brooklyn, New York. Marteal Boniello and Timmy Johnson are the co-founders and designers behind Loulette. They are formally trained designers and work with the finest quality fabrics and laces. “Everything is made by hand and with love in … Read More

Curvy Couture Summer Duo

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice See Curvy Couture at CURVENEWYORK from August 6 – 8, 2017 – stand #569. Earlier this year – back in February – we showed you this crowd pleaser in a delicious Wineberry color as a luscious luxurious go-to piece for Valentine’s Day celebrations. Now, as promised, Curvy Couture – one of the most prolific brands in the industry – has again skillfully put a romantic glint in our eyes – this time of the summer seaside – with the newest addition of this lovely jewel-toned Turquoise tint to this best-seller, the Tulip Lace Push Up Bra. Created up to H cup, the Tulip Lace Push Up Bra also exists in everyday neutrals of Black and … Read More