Letter From Paris: Invitation to Dream
“Dreams are necessary to life” ~ Anaïs Nin
Kathryn is the co-founder of Pink Bra Bazaar, a charity initiated by the lingerie industry to promote breast health education and support women diagnosed 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
With flare and elegance, the Salon International de la Lingerie recently celebrated 50 years of fashion, seduction, savoir-faire, and creativity. Only in Paris, the lingerie capital of the world, can we celebrate femininity with this kind of heightened awareness and expectation. No rules. No limitations. We are inspired to dream.
For the next few moments, relax and let your imagination take you to Paris. Feel the mystery and allure that is the promise of French lingerie.
Close your eyes. Drift. Feel yourself slip into the discreet world of fantasy and luxury of lingerie-inspired dreams.
1. Black Lace Dreams
Seduction is at the heart of this collection as designer Paloma Casile showcases femininity and freedom. Exceptional fabrics and attention to detail inspire fun and audacity.
2. Broadway Dreams
3. Chic Dreams
Ines de la Fressange
The Paris fashion icon launches her first collection of nightgowns and peignoirs in 100 percent silk and lace. Tuxedo inspiration ensures tailored elegance for a night out – at home.
4. Eco Dreams
From her atelier on the French Riviera, surrounded by trees, family and friends, designer Jina Luciani infuses this eco-friendly lingerie brand with her philosophy of well being, love of nature and belief in fair trade.
5. Erotic Dreams
A new brand from the infamous club Les Chandelles Paris presents a couture collection that is both beguiling and glamorous. Silk, subtle transparency and revealing cutouts create the extreme sensuality of this luxurious collection.
6. Invisible Dreams
7. Marrakesh Dreams
Marrakesh is the third chapter of the travel diary of the narrator in his quest to find the woman of his dreams. He writes : «Marhaban». At the gateway to the Red City, a frenzy of sounds, smells, colours… I am in Marrakesh. I am propelled towards the riad, in the centre of the Medina. Night has fallen and I hurry down a labyrinth of narrow streets, anxious to discover the city and its secrets…Luxurious loungewear in silk, cashemere and mohair.
8. Retro Dreams
Be seduced by the past, promises the brand with its vintage-inspired collection of luxurious modern shapewear. Exquisite shapes and colors enhance and define the perfect ‘S’ curve silhouette.
9. Sweet Box
An enchanted labyrinth designed by Stella Cadente to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Salon International de la Lingerie. A sensory awakening of the absurd and improbable to inspire and stimulate our dreams.
10. Romantic Dreams
11. Sophisticated Dreams
12. Transparent Dreams
Gaspard Yurkievich by Gerbe
A shared passion for beautiful legs brought together the celebrated designer/shoe maker Gaspard Yurkievich and the renowned hosiery maker for their third collection. Avant-garde, luxurious and modern hosiery to elongate the feminine form.
Gerbe – www.gerbe.com
Huit – www.huit.com
Implicite – www.implicite-lingerie.com
Ines de la Fressange – email@example.com, www.lingerielechat.com
Les Chandelles – www.leschandelleslingerie.com
Minuit Douze – www.minuitdouze.net
Occidente – www.occidente.fr
Paloma Casile – paloma-casile.tumblr.com
Rosy – www.rosy.fr
Scandale – www.scandale.com
Stella Cadente – www.stella-cadente.com
Simone Pérèle – www.simone-perele.com