Dessous London: Lingerie for Autumn/Winter 2018

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending the second Dessous London event where twenty four lingerie, sleepwear and accessories brands showed their Autumn/Winter 2018 collections to buyers. For this event, Dessous recruited Becky Mount (pictured below, with me and ZoŽ from Gilda & Pearl) to organise a bloggers lunch on the first day of... Continue Reading →

The Underpinnings Museum Twitter Conference

As part of its quest to bring the history of underwear to a wider audience, making collections and research freely accessible online, The Underpinnings Museum is hosting a Twitter conference on Friday 12th January 2018. Anyone with a public Twitter account and an interest in the history of underwear is invited to submit their idea... Continue Reading →

Structural engineering you can wear

Whether or not you wear them, chances are you probably don't realise just how complicated bras are to design and how difficult they are to manufacture. Many people, confused by the low prices and speedy turnaround of fast fashion retailers, expect that all brands should offer all sizes and that anything over £20 is horribly... Continue Reading →

Introducing… Pique Lingerie

Regular readers may think that the image above looks a bit familiar. That's because it's the back to a fantastic full bust bra that you saw the front of in a guest post last week written by its creator, the founder of kink-inspired Pique Lingerie. Heidi's post really resonated with me in a number of... Continue Reading →

Class of 2017: LCF BA Contour graduate show

Every year since 2014, I have been lucky enough to attend the end of year show organised by graduating students of the BA (Hons) Fashion Contour course. This year's contour cohort worked together to arrange a showcase of their final collections at LCF's John Prince's Street site in central London on Friday 16th June. Students... Continue Reading →

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