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Splash®! Summer’s Swimwear Savior

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis - Lingerie industry experts & blog

By ELLEN LEWISSplash Swimwear from Forever Care as featured on Lingerie Briefs

Splash® Swimwear Wash is definitely on my packing list when I return to Mexico next October. I lament the fact that I forgot to bring it with me this past Spring. Here in Los Cabos, swimwear is prevalent. I am in a pool several times a week, not to mention ocean dips. My bathing suits have suffered. I have been hand washing them in the sink with a mild detergent. This is … Read More

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Embracing Breast (& Chest) Health: Beyond the Taboos

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis - Lingerie industry experts & blog

BY DANA DONOFREEBreast Health column on Lingerie Briefs by Dana Donofree, CEO of AnaOno

In today’s world, conversations around breast health often revolve solely around detection and treatment of breast cancer. While awareness about breast cancer is crucial, we need to broaden our understanding of breast health and its significance in overall well-being. Hi, I am Dana Donofree, founder of AnaOno and a breast cancer survivor, I believe it’s time to shed light on the holistic aspect of breast health and challenge the taboos that hinder … Read More

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Luxury Redefined: Lise Charmel Haute Lingerie

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis - Lingerie industry experts & blog

By ELLEN LEWISEnvole En Fleurs from Lise Charmel including creative development process as featured on Lingerie Briefs

What does the word luxury really mean? This challenge was presented to me recently and so, I am picking up the gauntlet and focusing on the Lise Charmel brand and what separates their definition of luxury from other lingerie lines. In the fashion world, this concept is clarified by the difference between Ready-to-Wear and Haute Couture. Lise Charmel is Haute Lingerie. (Check our March Spotlight, Lise Charmel Dresses the Runway.) This brand … Read More

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Babydoll Nightie Renaissance ~ Shadowline®

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis - Lingerie industry experts & blog

Shadowline Silhouette Lace Vintage Babydoll Nightie featured on Lingerie BriefsSylvia Pedlar 1940s BabydollLingerie designer Sylvia Pedlar created the first shorty nightgown in 1942, known as the Babydoll. It was a practical response to the fabric shortage during World War II. The pretty and feminine sleepwear style reflected the resourcefulness of women during a time of scarcity. The Babydoll gained further popularity after the release of the 1956 hit movie “Baby Doll,” which catapulted it into the realm of pop culture. Since then, it has become synonymous with … Read More

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Soreil: Romantic Handmade Lingerie from Colombia

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis - Lingerie industry experts & blog

By ESTELLE PULESTON

You may recognize Soreil from its Barbie-inspired Pink & Fabulous collection last year, which was ingeniously marketed via miniature versions of each design modelled on Barbie dolls. Or you may know it from its wonderfully romantic photo shoots, inspired by fine art and shot against lusciously opulent backdrops. Or maybe you don’t yet know this independent Colombian brand at all – in which case you should!

Soreil Lingerie made in Columbia as featured on Lingerie Briefs

Founded by fashion and textile design … Read More

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Shell Belle Couture Lingerie: Beautiful Undressing

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis - Lingerie industry experts & blog

By ELLEN LEWIS

Shell Belle Couture Forbidden Collection of luxury, seductive bridal lingerie designed with sandwashed silk and french laces as featured on Lingerie Briefs

I’ve been following the Shell Belle Couture Lingerie brand ever since its inception in 2010. Tantalized by the extraordinary workmanship of founder and artist Michelle Blenkinsopp-Guild, I always check out her new collections. This year, it’s the Forbidden story, inspired by the heroines of the Silk Road and the luxuries once only afforded to nobility. Designed in sandwashed silk these pieces are intricately detailed with French appliqué laces and silk lacing, a … Read More

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Fantasie, Freya & Elomi Amp Up The Wow Power for Fall 24

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis - Lingerie industry experts & blog

By ELLEN LEWIS

Elomi lingerie to K cup bras for fall 24 as featured on Lingerie Briefs

The Fantasie, Freya and Elomi brands amp up the Wow Power for Fall 24.  Declaring that this season “more really is more’ they have created a panoply of rich and enchanting collections for the Eveden consortium. The message is escapism and a readiness to dress up. A coterie of dynamic lingerie design details, sheer fabrics, delicate embroideries, and vivid colors are translated into three major visions: Romanticism, Crafted and Ornamentation. Just … Read More

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Wacoal Bras of Summer® Essentials For Everything Under The Sun

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis - Lingerie industry experts & blog

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Do you have all your lingerie essentials for summer? Wacoal has got you covered with the bras you need for the sunny days ahead. Their Bras of Summer® features strapless, t-shirt, racerback, sport, and cooling styles for wherever life takes you. Keep reading to find your must-haves for summer and beyond. 

Wacoal Red Carpet™ Strapless Underwire Bra featured on Lingerie BriefsStrapless: Wearing a strapless, halter, or one-shoulder look this summer? The Red Carpet Strapless Underwire Bra and NEW Comfort First Strapless Bra are your Read More

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Fleur of England: Craftsmanship, Creativity & Class

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis - Lingerie industry experts & blog

By ELLEN LEWIS

Fleur of England Silk Fleur du Jour collection of pajamas, slips and underwear as featured on Lingerie Briefs

In my opinion, there are three indicators of lingerie design that reveal the cream of the crop: Craftsmanship, Creativity and Class. So today. I’ve decided to call out the Fleur of England Fleur du Jour collection delivering this month. This understated yet sophisticated silk assortment of casual intimates is an excellent indicator of founder Fleur Turner’s extraordinary attention to detail and her never-ending pursuit of elegance.  Fleur, often heralded for her expertise … Read More

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The Anita Brand Legacy: Intrigue, Leadership & Product Excellence

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis - Lingerie industry experts & blog

By ELLEN LEWIS

Ever since the last NY Curve Show where I met Georg Weber-Unger, the indefatigable leader of the Global Anita brand, I have felt compelled to tell this story. Actually, it’s his story, his family’s legacy, and the extraordinary diligence of the Anita team worldwide that completes this narrative.

This is a tale of international intrigue, powerful women, endless energy, incredible endurance, stellar products, and a phenomenal man.  For me it confirms … Read More

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