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‘Hips and Curves’ Get It Right

1 Mar

Hello Vixens,

I hope you are sitting down. I just went a bit crazy, and you will see why in just a second. Hips and Curves, a website specializing in full-figure lingerie, has done something so very refreshing: their models are real, curvy women wearing lingerie that has been designed perfectly for sumptuous, flattering curves. Wonders of the world!

The second most-amazing discovery is the sheer amount of products available in an expansive range of sizes from 36C to 52J in bras, and 1/1x-4/4x for bottoms and hosiery!  They carry everyday lingerie such as bras and underwear (OMG, THESE RIGHT NOW) robes and sleepwear, hosiery, shapewear, and garter belts, as well as corsets, costumes and flirty knickers. Bridal, boudoir, burlesque, booty. It’s all there! Even steampunk!!


Hips and CurvesMid-Afternoon Romp Camisole and Boy Short

Halter Babydoll With Tie Cups mesh with matching g-string

Lace Garter Tank with Ribbons

Lace Trim Satin Teddy

Hips and Curves, located in Southern California, is run by Rebecca Jennings, and her mission is to create a place “where women go to celebrate themselves.” The collections are well curated and offer so many fun options of lingerie and accessories. Read the full post for a peek at more amazing lingerie and curves after the jump…

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Result Wear: Shapewear For The Modern Vixen

29 Feb

Result Wear, a new line of shapewear from parent brand dMondaine has emerged recently, featuring several innovative, femme-fatale, vixen-inspired designs that have made their first shapewear collection a huge success amongst the celebrity and socialite set.

Don’t let that level of popularity stop you from peeking at the collections! Glamorous and seriously down-to-business, this is shapewear built for a Classic Gal in the body of a Modern Woman. I see it as being the ultimate versatile shapewear; ladies could wear this with vintage wiggle dresses, underneath a stuffy suit at the day-job, peeking out of  a coat-dress on a second date, or nestled under a warm sweater dress for drinks with the Gals.

The collection features four pieces, all featureing breathable “performance fabric” that “firms and shapes” to create a smooth, flattened silhouette. Cleverly-shaped built-in bras create dramatic supportwithout an underwire, while tummy panels and smoothing bands flatter your body’s natural curves.

Results Wear Collection
VictoriaMarilynJane & Stella

My personal favorite is the ‘Victoria’ Mesh Slip, which is meant to be stepped into and pulled upwards for best fit and comfort. I would wear this every single day under any number of dresses and skirts. The ‘Marilyn’, which lifts and smooths, features a contoured hem so that it won’t bunch or ride up your leg, or need to be constantly tugged downwards. ‘Jane’ is a perfect everyday-bra, with contouring cups that lift and plump. The half-length ‘Stella’ slip can be worn with Jane, or separately for ultimate mixing & matching with bras already in your wardrobe!

For more ways to adorn yourself with Result Wear, visit their illustrated fashion-plate styling tips and silhouettes.

Result Wear Jane BraJane Bra

Result Wear can be purchased at Neiman Marcus, Largo Drive and directly from Result Wear. Knock ’em dead, kittens! Mrrooow!

xoxo,

Mlle. Remi

Images: Result Wear and Largo Drive. Please Credit Responsibly!

Fraulein Annie

21 Nov Falling In Love ~ Blush

Sometimes I come across lingerie that just stops me in my tracks. Takes my breath away. Leaves me swearing out loud. “Hot Damn! That’s some gorgeous lingerie!” It often takes something very unique, stunning, and creative for me to experience such an outburst.

That time is now. “Hot damn!” I say. Fraulein Annie has stolen my heart beat.

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Fraulein Annie is “stylish and glamorous with a hint of vintage. Romantic, shape-enhancing and wearable”. The brand, inspired by a Marlene Dietrich song about the pain of “an unfulfilled love”, is evocative of Hollywood glam and early 20th century feminine form. The designer, Frauke Nagal describes the brand as “beautifully feminine with a romantic, melancholic view on a bygone era. Think the avant-garde style of the 20s to 40s mixed with quirky 50s and 60s, think Cabaret.”

I think I am completely smitten.

‘Falling In Love’ is an extremely romantic, vintage-inspired collection that features satin and lace in three colorways: a deep chestnut brown with black accents, a luscious cream and blush-red, and a opalescent grey and ivory set. There are many style options as well ranging from balcony bras, fuller-bust bras, basques (with removable suspenders), short knickers, thongs, and shaping high-waisted briefs. The fit of these pieces looks spectacular, and were designed with modern fabrics specifically to “tuck in, lift and smooth” to achieve the desirable hour-glass figure.

‘Bye Bye Mein Herr’ is inspired by cabaret, all dark and sultry. Strong lines are softened by contrasting grosgrain ribbon for a quirky, edgy look. This collection includes two bra shapes, an under-bust girdle, a “thigh slimmer”, short knickers, and a shaping brief.

‘Don’t Say Sie’ brings vintage shapewear into modern times with lightweight mesh that smooths and flattens, with contrasting black and gold accents. The body suit features “multiway straps” which can be adjusted to change the position of the straps to suit any outfit. The collection also features a deep plunge bra, a fuller-bust bra, a shaping brief, and a girdle with suspenders.

You can find Fraulein Annie’s collections at Fig Leaves. Be on the lookout for the 2012 Spring/Summer Swimsuit line as well!

Photos by Claire Pepper
Hair & Make-Up by Joella Butler

Photos used with permission, courtesy of Frauke Nagal.

xoxo,

Mlle. Remi

Claudette Lingerie

20 Nov

Hello lovely. How have you been? I do hope you are feeling well. Myself, I am keen to introduce you to another lovely new lingerie brand. People often say that comfort is key, and Claudette has that in spades.

Claudette Lingerie

The creator and founder of Claudette, Robin Levitt, and her team of women had a simple wish:

“All we wanted was a pretty bra that fit”

The designers set out with this idea and took matters into their own hands. Now we have Claudette, an entire collection of lingerie that fulfills so many other wishes: beautiful, flattering, comfortable, luxurious and affordable.

Claudette Brassiere collections come in a wide range of cup sizes up to a 38 band.  The collection is designed in London using standard UK sizes ranging from A – D, DD, E, F, FF, and G, which means that the shaping and structure of the garments enhances curves beautifully. Full-figured women will look amazing in these bras and knickers.

I love the color blocking of the Sophia collection, as well as the photo-shoot inspired by the Italian goddess, Sophia Loren. I adore the 60’s vibe and the color panels that flatter the eye, while the nylon-spandex blend offers comfortable, breathable support.

Claudette ~ Sophia Collection

The collection is a wonder-of-threes, featuring three different bra shapes and matching bottoms, in three different color-ways (a deep sea grey & white, mauve & peach, and turquoise & yellow).

Sophia bras include a convertible-strapless, an unlined demi, and a lined underwire balconette. Mix and match with a boy-leg brief, a high-waisted brief with detachable garter, or a a bikini-thong that looks incredibly comfortable.

The ‘Cool Cotton’ collection is a perfect basic set which comes in black, mauve, or white. The breathable cotton-poly blend will keep you cool and comfortable, in the most flattering, supportive way!

Claudette Cool Cotton Bra

I also love the seductive mesh contrast of the Dessous collection which comes in black, mauve, leopard print, and neon pink! So flirty and cute!

Claudette ~ Dessous Mesh Brassiere

The new AW 2011 collections from Claudette will be debuting online and at select retailers in the US and UK.

Photo Shoot styled by Shirley Vazquez and Anita Baldizon ~ I’m Dreaming of Vintage. Photographed by Chris Steinbach. Photos used with permission.

xoxo,

Mlle. Remi

Curves Ahead

22 Jan

Look out, this post is full of gorgeous curves & sumptuous lingerie!

Felicity Bra & Brief by Fantasie

Felicity Bra & Brief by Fantasie

{Felicity Bra & Brief by Fantasie} ~ Cup Sizes C-H

I hold a special place in my heart for lingerie designers who create garments that are wide-ranging in options and styles.  Sure, made-to-fit lingerie is a peachy dream, but that isn’t always possible.  Mass-produced lingerie can tend to be generic in shape and style.  If you are a curvy woman, finding well-fitting lingerie can become even more challenging!

So its a fantastic moment when a lingerie designer comes along and offers amazing, progressive designs that are suitable for a varied range of wishes and needs.  Even more amazing is the lingerie designer who dreams up flattering garments for curvy figures, without sacrificing style and comfort.

The Eveden Group is a family of highly-respected lingerie brands including Fauve, Fantasie, Freya, Elomi and Huit, and they all absolutely fit the bill (and more):

“We are leaders in the D+ intimate apparel market, offering a whole family of brands, each with their own personality and position in the market. We understand that one size does not fit all and that every woman is different in terms of her size, shape, taste and even how she feels! We offer high quality, fashion conscious lingerie and bra-sized swimwear.

All of our materials are responsibly sourced from our trusted suppliers around the globe, in more than 30 countries and manufactured in high quality environments with rigorously applied employee welfare policies and practices.”

Gorgeous lingerie and a progressive-minded approach to the entire process?  Sign me up and strap me in!  Whether you prefer a wider bra strap, want to customize the cup shape, or you’re looking for better side-support, each of these brands has you covered! Many of the classic bra designs and newer styles come in larger cup sizes as well.

Not to mention, the new Spring/Summer ’11 collections could not be more beautiful and satisfying to behold.

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