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Q-T Intimates Instagram Contest

Friday, July 31, 2015

“August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month (BFA) and Q-T Intimates celebrates by engaging all women to speak about life and inspirations as a nursing mother.” In honor of BFA, Q-T Intimates (Q-T) is running its We’ve Got you Covered Instagram Contest in August. One lucky winner takes home a style from each of Q-T’s brands: Q-T Intimates, Crème Bralée Lingerie, and La Leche League International Intimates. The new Instagram contest runs concurrently with La Leche League International Intimates’ Super Mom Give-Away. With... Read More

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Letter From Paris Summer in the City

Thursday, July 30, 2015

“Summer in the City with Maison Close.” by Kathryn Kemp-Griffin TLJ’s Associate Editor for France Kathryn is the co-founder of Pink Bra Bazaar, a charity dedicated to breast health education and supporting women with breast cancer. She is also founder of  Paris Lingerie Tours and offers exclusive lingerie tours as an unusual alternative to the regular tourist attractions. Contact Kathryn at: kathryn@thelingeriejournal.com Summer 2015 will be remembered in France as being très hot. Especially with the French brand Maison... Read More

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Letter From Paris Mode City 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

“And though she be but little, she is fierce.” ― William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. by Kathryn Kemp-Griffin TLJ’s Associate Editor for France Kathryn is the co-founder of Pink Bra Bazaar, a charity dedicated to breast health education and supporting women with breast cancer. She is also founder of  Paris Lingerie Tours and offers exclusive lingerie tours as an unusual alternative to the regular tourist attractions. Contact Kathryn at: kathryn@thelingeriejournal.com Had Shakespeare been around in 1946 for the... Read More

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Vivica A. Fox Collection for Curvy Couture

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Above: Vivica A. Fox Collection for Curvy Couture Foxy Lace Balconette. “Working with Curvy Couture to create this exquisite collection has been a dream come true for me.” – Vivica A. Fox. Celebrity Actress Vivica Fox is launching her first-ever lingerie collection with Curvy Couture. Debuting at CURVexpo in New York City from August 2-4, 2015 (booth #570), the collection will be at retail for Holiday 2015 and Spring 2016. The Vivica A. Fox for Curvy Couture collection celebrates Fox’s vivacious and daring personality through... Read More

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Maison Close Saint Tropez Show

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The winning team of Julian Joaillers Ladies Cup’s finals received a Maison Close prize delivered by Nicolas Busnel, CEO/Founder of the brand. After an afternoon of Polo games and equestrian shows, Maison Close stole the show in Saint Tropez, France on Saturday, July 25, 2015, with a dazzling presentation of its collections in the city’s exclusive Polo Club. Models walked down the runway showcasing a few of the brand’s latest lingerie sets including Music Hall, Doux Vertige, Jardin Impérial. The 20-minute fashion show also included Maison... Read More

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Lingerie Edit SS16 Recap

Monday, July 27, 2015

Above: Pure Chemistry. Story and photos by Michelle Broomes. Despite a London tube (underground train) strike that threatened footfall, the summer edition of the Lingerie Edit transpired at its home, the Savoy Hotel London, on July 9th and 10th to highlight the intimate apparel trends set for SS16 by independent brands. Although designers and brand reps shared that the low attendance, particularly on the first day, had been a slight hindrance, they were still eager to flaunt their wares to all who came through the doors. Above: Hanky Panky. Photo... Read More

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RAGO Shapewear Marks 70th Anniversary

Monday, July 27, 2015

Above: RAGO Shapewear at the International Lingerie Show. “Since 1945, RAGO has earned an unparalleled reputation for providing unique original designs that feature the best materials, excellent workmanship and traditionally fine fit.” RAGO’s story began in 1945 when two Italian immigrants, Jack Rago and Matty Marchisella, started creating, testing and perfecting tailor made support garments. Trial and error, combined with years of industry experience and an eye for design, led to the creation of support garments that have truly stood... Read More

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Creative Shin Studio Spotlight

Friday, July 24, 2015

“I’m focusing on creating images that enhance desire. The images must of course show the lingerie, but more importantly, I want to elevate the idea of sensuality and femininity into something more sophisticated.” Hyuna Shin, Creative Shin Studio. Today, we’re excited to share with our readers our intimate Q&A with Fashion Photographer, Hyuna Shin, and a few (gorgeous!) images from her latest photoshoot. We explore her journey into photography, how she started her studio, Creative Shin Studio, and how her creative lens... Read More

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Q-T Intimates CURVENY Snapshot

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If you’re heading to Jacob Javits center this weekend for CURVENY, makes sure to earmark Q-T Intimates (booth #322). The brand offers retailers a huge spectrum of intimates from basic bras and shapewear, to the La Leche League International Intimates nursing and maternity line, to their luxurious Crème Bralée Lingerie collection. Scroll down to see a snapshot of styles from each brand and make an appointment: Q-T Intimates Kelly is a beautiful fuchsia coloured set that provides... Read More

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Body Wrap Shapewear 2015 Collection

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Above: the Body Wrap Shapewear 2015 Collection includes a Full Figure selection. “Body Wrap is a seamless shapewear collection that is designed to slim, shape and enhance the figure.” The mercury is rising and so is everyone’s interest in who is showcasing at CURVENY. With a few days before the trade event, we wanted to highlight Body Wrap Shapewear (at booth #524) to our readers. Above: Body Wrap® provides maximum control and firm support. Seamless panels are... Read More

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Vivica A. Fox Collection for Curvy Couture

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Above: Vivica A. Fox Collection for Curvy Couture Foxy Lace Balconette. “Working with Curvy Couture to create this exquisite collection has been a dream come true for me.” – Vivica A. Fox. Celebrity Actress Vivica Fox is launching her first-ever lingerie collection with Curvy Couture. Debuting at CURVexpo in New York City from August 2-4, 2015 (booth #570), the collection will be at retail for Holiday 2015 and Spring 2016. The Vivica A. Fox for Curvy Couture... Read More

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Seven til Midnight ILS Teaser

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Seven ’til Midnight sexy 3-piece bra set styled by Jessica Fang and featuring model Sophia Miacova. “Sexy never looked better!” The International Lingerie Show rolls around at the end of August and we continue our coverage of brands making their way to the RIO. This week, we put the spotlight on Seven ’til Midnight. We recently showcased the brand’s Holiday 2016 collection. The upcoming season’s offerings celebrate that everyday woman who dares to glam up. And... Read More

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Dottie’s Delights Waspie Garter Belt

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“If you love pretty pastels, then this is the piece for you!” Insanely beautiful embroidered floral detail at center, paired over a 100% silk in the palest mint green and trimmed in pink details. This Dottie’s Delights piece, the Tonight or Never Waspie/Garter Belt, features spiral steel boning through the waist for support and waist shaping, two layers of the silk and additional interior layer of support. There is just a small amount of elastic at back for comfort... Read More

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Novel Swim Debut

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Above: Novel Swim one pieces. “Created for women who want to move confidently in and out of the water, Novel Swim effortlessly transitions from the beach to the gym, to the gallery, or bar.” Novel Swim, a new surf inspired swimwear line featuring cheeky prints and punchy solids by Brooklyn based artist and designer Laura Rosenbaum, debuts this Summer 2015. The line offers fashion-forward cuts designed for active lifestyles—from surf, swim, boogie, and yoga—as... Read More

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Karol Martins Senhorita Collection

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“Karol Martins — original hand-made lingerie.” Today we focus on the lovely, hand-made Brazilian brand, Karol Martins. Each limited collection features a range of intimates from basics to robes and is crafted and designed the brand’s founder and namesake. Last month, we touched on the brand in our feature on the Arquiteta do Amor Boutique. We were only able to showcase a few images from the collection, but we now have a look at one of Karol Martins latest.... Read More

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Cybele by Naturana

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Above: Cybele’s Boudoir Blue features elaborate lace and a distinctive bra design that creates an alluring boudoir effect. A choice of padded underwired bra, wired bra, panties and briefs are available. “The Cybele by Naturana collection adds a totally new dimension, taking the brand in a more fashion focussed direction, with its seductive colour driven lingerie. Launched to great success at Moda in February, Naturana’s new collection for SS16, Cybele by Naturana,... Read More

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Industry News

Rob Gardner Joins Felina

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Rob Gardner joined the Felina team on July 27, 2015 as Vice President of Sales for branded business including Jezebel, Paramour intimates and Buffalo David Bitton, an English laundry men’s underwear and loungewear brand. Rob comes to the brand from Dana-co where he was responsible for growing the Natori intimate apparel business. Additionally, Rob has […]

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Ask The Experts

Connect With Community and Drive Sales

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“Connect With Community and Drive Sales!” Business in 2015 is transparent. Social media, traditional media and word of mouth will call your bluff if your business is anything less than authentic. Before any business goes big, it must start locally, and gaining the adoration of the people in your own community is sometimes harder than […]

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Agent Provocateur’s New Boutique

Agent Provocateur’s New Boutique

Agent Provocateur’s new boutique will feature its Main collection, Classics, Bridal, Swim, Hosiery and Accessories. by Pat Sonti, Vice President / COO of Couture & Prêt Ltd. Photos provided by Agent Provocateur It is mid-Summer 2015 at the beautiful and spacious “The Mall” at Short Hills, New Jersey. The highly prestigious British luxury lingerie brand, Agent Provocateur opens their latest boutique in The... Read More

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Loretta Lingerie

Loretta Lingerie

Based in Latvia, Loretta Lingerie Ltd was founded in 1997 and we produce a range of stylish and high quality lingerie. First the brand was introduced to the consumers in Russia and Baltic States with experience and a great success we run on European markets. Our goal is to improve and expand the assortment of sexy lingerie from Latvia.  Read More

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ewa bien

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ewa bien has been thinking about Women for more than 26 years. We design and produce exclusive sets of underwear and swimsuits that emphasize their beauty, class and style. We take care to make Women feel confident, comfortable and feminine. Thanks to the opinions of our Customers, co-operation with well-known bra fitters and continuous deepening our knowledge, we create beautiful, elegant and comfortable underwear, which... Read More

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Bandeau Distributors

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The world’s premier post mastectomy and breast cancer care and fashion wholesale distribution company, Bandeau Post Mastectomy Distributors gives breast care retailers unprecedented purchasing power and access to both new and established companies dedicated to quality post mastectomy products, services and breast cancer survivor fashion.  Read More

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Kinga

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Kinga Lingerie de Femme is a world of stimulating the senses underwear. We are one of the leaders of the Polish lingerie market . In our work, we focus on excellent design and perfect workmanship. We take care of the smallest details, we use the highest quality materials. Exclusive lingerie is our passion.  Read More

Model Directory

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Felicia Page

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Experienced Runway Model, Brand Ambassador, Body Paint Model & Promotional Model, Recently, just recently found out I am expecting, I am three months. I would like to do Maternity Modeling and Fashion Shows & Promotions. Modeling has always been a passion since I was young and I have been modeling Part time since I was 18 years old, but would like to make it a full time Career.  Read More

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Magda Sztuka

Magda Sztuka

I’m full-time Polish model based In Poland, 22 years old and my measurements are 105/77/100 and 175 cm height. Up for working around the world — if expenses are covered. I love what I do and I’m working hard to grow my modeling career and I work in the following categories: glamour, beauty, lingerie, swimwear, topless, and nude. My portfolio website: www.magda-sztuka.com  Read More

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Otaymah Bonds

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I am a model, fashion writer, and CEO of Eternal Women Inc-An Image Consulting company.  Read More

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Elena Helms

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My name is Elena Helms.I am a very experienced model, particularly in lingerie, swim, runway, print, catalog and high fashion. I came to the US 4 years ago and when all opportunities opened up to me, I dove into modeling. At first I decided to try just for fun. Now, a year later, I got published and walked in Lingerie Fashion Week SS15 in NYC in October 2014. Modeling is my heart and soul and i want to go further. Please... Read More

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