CurveNY August 2014 Photo Recap

CurveNY August 2014 Recap

There’s something about the summer edition of CurveNY that makes it a treat to cover. Maybe it was the sunshine or the cool weather this season, or the variety of intimates, swimwear and accessories from 300+ exhibitors that made August a great show to attend.

This season, Curve unveiled a new, updated show directory and selection guide, and revamped booth structures. The show organizers reported 2,700 buyers at the show and boasted more than 200 connections between brands and retailers during the show made by its team. Also, over 1,000 appointments were created through the CURVEXPO website — more than ever for the show’s web platform.

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Above: a smiling Dollhouse Bettie team at CurveNY.

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Above: Baci Lingerie’s booth at CurveNY.

Naked Princess

Above: the Naked Princess booth at CurveNY.

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Above: Sapphire Bliss.

“CurveNY was an eye opening experience! The incredible amount of buyers walking the show has confirmed to me of a vast opportunity for SAPPHIRE BLISS as a luxury lingerie and swim lifestyle brand,” said Stephanie Chen, of SAPPHIRE BLISS. “The positive interests received on my collection during the show was a satisfying affirmation as the founder and designer”

Q-T Intimates

Above and from left: Q-T Intimates‘ Chris Zogas and Meryl Kutzin.

Simone Perele

Above and from left: Simone Pérèle’s Louise Schultz and Adrienne Gaskell.

A few of the leading Department and chain stores that attended the show included Dillard’s, Bloomingdales, Macy’s, Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue along with online retailers like HerRoom, Asos.com, Freshpair, Amazon, Gilt Group, Net-a-Porter, Barenecessities.com, ShopBop and Vente-Prive amongst others.

Tia Lyn with Brazen Bras Boutique

Above: Tia Lyn Lingerie with Brazen Bras Boutique.

Gilda and Pearl with Faire Frou Frou

Above: Gilda and Pearl with Faire Frou Frou.

The specialty store presence was marked by: Journelle, Alla Prima, Azaleas, Town Shop, Bra Genie, Bits of Lace, Cheeky Intimate Apparel, Diane’s Lingerie, Intimacy, La Petite Coquette and many more.

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Above: Silent Assembly.

Among some of the exciting, new, innovative brands attending the show were: Babajaan, Blackspade USA, Paladini, Velvette, Underprotection, Sapphire Bliss, Korokora, Meng, Roser Samon Promise, Naja, The Muse Lingerie, Rouge Papaye, Insignia by Sigvaris, J’attire, Elizabeth Jane, Fajas Diseno D’Prada, Snoa Sleepwear, Madame Supertrash, Meng and many more.

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Above: Le Mystere’s Sophia Lace T-Back Bra and Bikini.

CURVEXPO travel to the west coast on August 18 & 19 for CURVENV LAS VEGAS. “The show promises to offer a strong business dynamic and a qualitative offering for both exhibitors and retailers. The introduction of the 20|40 program, the first ever Resort Hotel and Spa program organized by a swim and lingerie show will be the highlight of this session,” said the show.

Monette Paris

Above: Monette Paris.

And, as always, we’ve put together a collection of images from the show highlight the people, products and brands we met at the show including a few videos. Scroll down to see more and enjoy — and we’ll see everyone in Vegas!

Eurotique Corset

Above: Eurotique unveiled their new Waist Training Corsets with solid steel boning. Available in Black and Nude.

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