Empreinte: Luxury and fit.
This French lingerie brand, created in 1946, is devoted to style and fit for larger cup sizes. Visit the Parisian flagship store, L’Atelier Lingerie, and discover the exquisite designs of this sophisticated and luxurious brand. Book an appointment with a personal advisor and take the time you deserve to feel sensational. For a creative touch, select your own trim, bow or pendant to personalize your lingerie and take home the ultimate souvenir of Paris.
13, rue St Florentin
Aubade layers black jacquard lace and khaki-pleated tulle for military-inspired sensuality in the heart of the Savannah…
4, rue du Vieux Colombier
33, rue des Francs Bourgeois
Les Chandelles Lingerie
The eponymous brand is as exclusive as the famous Parisian club… luxury and sensuality come together to dare your imagination…
34 rue de Grenelle
The French fashion and lingerie icon has always known how to tease, seduce and inspire naughty pleasure with elegance… à la française…
211 rue St Honoré
Join Pink Bra Bazaar on Sunday March 24th for their 4th annual Pink Bra Spring - Striptease! for breast cancer awareness… Burlesque dancer and choreographer, Julia Palombe, accompanied by le Mélodie du Bonheur choir will lead a sensational Striptease! Bring your boa, gloves, bra and humour to the Esplanade du Trocadéro at 3pm…
Flashdance Fever… dazzling, bold colors…
Minuit Douze selected by Galeries Lafayette for Paris Capitale de la Création.
Interview with the designer Virginie Boeri Pesce.
LETTER FROM PARIS: INVITATION TO DREAM
“Dreams are necessary to life” ~ Anaïs Nin
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
Inspired by the iconic film « Fame, » Huit’s Winter 2013/14 collection makes a dramatic entrance with Jacquard lace and geometric shapes in bold, vibrant colors.
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
Transparent shadows accentuate the mystery and allure of this sensual collection. The invisible ignites desire. Design and structure showcase the body for a subtle aesthetic.
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
Poetry enhances this collection with lace detailing and a subtle interplay of opaqueness and transparency.
11. Sophisticated Dreams
A celebration of expression and femininity. The eponymous brand continues to radiate the confidence and allure that first inspired the young corset designer named Simone Pérèle in 1948.
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
This article first appeared in the Lingerie Journal on February 21, 2013: http://thelingeriejournal.com/letter-from-paris-invitation-to-dream/