ILS April 2016 Teaser
Above: Coquette at ILS.
The International Lingerie Show is set to open its doors next month from April 4 – 6, 2016 at the Rio Hotel is Las Vegas with a new business seminar and a huge change to its 20-year-old runway show.
In an effort to help retailers expand their plus size business, ILS is hosting a Plus Size Your Business Breakfast Seminar by Tia Lyn on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 8 – 9am.
The designer and founder of her namesake brand will go over how to expand retailers retail business to it’s fullest potential by giving them info on increasing their customer base and profit margin.
Above: Seven ’til Midnight.
“Learn proven marketing strategies for how to attract curvy women including tips for your social media. Track your success with Key Performance Indicators,” adds Tia. “Take your business to the next level by applying Tia Lyn’s buying techniques and step by step merchandising plan.”
It’s one of the latest changes to the trade events format. The ILS runway show, for example, moves off the runway with models showcasing exhibitors latest styles while buyers enjoy a sit-down dinner the first night of the show.
Above: Oh la la Cheri.
We’ll update our readers on what’s happening at the show while we’re there and expect a full recap when we get back. In the mean time, here’s a quick look at a few of the ILS Exhibitors you can see at the show.
Seven ’til Midnight
Above: read how Bohemian Trends inspired Seven ’til Midnight’s latest collection.
Seven ’til Midnight, the contemporary lingerie division of Carrie Amber Intimates embodies a panache and passion for fashion forward designs, impeccable craftsmanship, bold colors and eye-catching prints with luscious fabrics and flirty details. The “sophisticated sexy” line delivers over two thousand SKUs of lingerie, sleepwear, packaged styles, bedroom costumes, leg wear and accessories, including the Baby Got Curves™ collection for plus size women. Seven ‘til Midnight has been featured in People Magazine, Glamour, Playboy, InStyle, Cosmo, Maxim, VH1, MTV, FOX TV, and the Oxygen Network. Celebrity fans include Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Denise Richards, Kim Kardashian, Tera Patrick, and Naya Rivera.
Tragic Kiss is a luxury lingerie experience designed for life’s most seductive moments. Created for the intellectual and sophisticated woman who craves sensuality, desire, and naughty decadence, our range of intimate apparel and outerwear casts an irresistible spell of sexual intrigue. Ignite your passion and desires with a boldly provocative, daringly sexy, new brand of lingerie destined to make you feel svelte and reckless.
Above: Glamory’s hosiery collection is crafted in Europe. We recently covered how the brand makes it from the factory to the boutique HERE.
Glamory Hosiery of Germany started the distribution of hosiery since 2005. Since 2010 we work exclusively for the italian LVT Group with brands like Levante and Pierre Cardin. They use our distribution network in Germany. With our machinery and technicians we produce the plus sizes styles, some hold-up styles are co-created by Italian designers. It is a very unique collection of Plus Size Styles, the production takes place in Germany. Laces and yarns are made from suppliers in Italy and Portugal. Women with curves are demanding the same choices in hosiery with tights, stockings, and thigh highs that are not a one size fits all or a queen size. Glamory Hosiery has those choices with a total of six size ranges up to a dress size of 32.
Julie France Body Shapers are seamless microfiber shapewear garments made of superior quality, lightweight, resilient stretch materials, and designed specifically to work with the body’s muscular structure. ulie France Body Shapers is committed to offering women shapewear garments that not only help them look their best, but also feel their best at all times. A woman’s best accessory is her smile, but her best foundation garment will always be a Julie France Body Shaper!
Coquette is an international distributor of lingerie and costumes founded in Canada. Since 1979, the company has delivered high quality collections that entail a diversity of styles while captivating a realistic feminine appeal.
Exposed Lingerie, has been designing and manufacturing ladies intimate apparel for more than 19 years now. In this period of time, we have expanded our production capacity in order to fit the increasing market’s demand, and will continue to do so for years to come. Our design team is constantly creating new original designs with a huge selection of assorted colors and unique fabrics. It is our #1 priority to constantly supply our customers with original and quality lingerie products.
Fantasy Lingerie has been inspiring women to embrace their sensual side with our innovative and fashion forward designs for over 32 years. We believe that every woman should be comfortable in her body as well as her lingerie. Fantasy Lingerie’s eye towards quality fabrics, trims, and cutting edge designs has given us the ability to craft a range of style options from fun and flirty all the way to elegant and refined. Nothing has shown this vision more than the early 2013 release of our award winning Curve by Fantasy Lingerie plus size line, quickly followed by the release of our award nominated Romp and Premiere lines. Between curvy, playful and sophisticated, Fantasy has demonstrated what it truly believes – that Sexy is for Every Body.
Tia Lyn Lingerie
Tia Lyn is an award winning line of fashion intimates that is leading the charge to revolutionize the way intimates are sold in the market. With a deep commitment to serving the full-bust and curvy customer, every style in the Tia Lyn collection is available in the full size range from Small to 3X.