Fab Foundations: It’s All In The Details

                by Ali Cudby

I’m always struck by the challenge of photographing lingerie. By the time you get far enough away to see an entire garment, you can lose sight of the details that make it truly spectacular.

Here are some of my favorite details from Lingerie Fashion week and CurveNY A/W14.

Kix’ies Thigh Highs, Lingerie Fashion Week
Using contortionists and acrobats to demonstrate the product’s ability to stay up. Brilliant!

Arsenic et Vielles Dentelles, Lingerie Fashion Week
Although not in the line sheets, this juxtaposition of soft materials and bondage intent was a delightful and fun take on lingerie-as-fetishwear (or vice versa).

Dirty Pretty Things, CurveNY
The gold leather manages to make this piece somehow 80s and 20s at the same time.

Simone Perele, CurveNY
The pretty velvet bow, the eyelash lace details, the oh-so on trend purple. I just adored the attention to detail here.

Prima Donna Twist at CurveNY
Handcuff embellishments? That ain’t your mama’s Prima Donna!

Empreinte, CurveNY
Celebrating 5 years of seamless molded lace technology, Empreinte is offering a special bonus with the purchase of these limited edition bras – the guipure detachable back piece. A true showstopper.

Cleo by Panache, CurveNY
“Crafted for fit. Styled for fun.” The Kali bra by Cleo has a hidden message for its wearers.

Sometimes the best details are fleeting – this image was captured from the Lingerie Fashion Week site. The City and its gorgeous lingerie was the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

Photo credit: Jeremy Aiken, JZA Industries Multimedia

Ali Cudby is the author of the book Busted! The Fab Foundations™ Guide to Bras That Fit, Flatter and Feel Fantastic (December 2011), and CEO of Fab Foundations™, an intimate apparel consulting company.
Ali can be found on Twitter @alicudby, and you can be a fan of the Ali Cudby’s page on Facebook. To learn more about bras that fit, download a free chapter of Busted! 

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CurveNY Sneak Peek

 Video by Fernando Cuestas of Nandovision
Curve New York was held February 23-25 at Javits Center North. 
Lingerie and swimwear brands and accessories came together to show their new collections to store buyers. Here is a sneak peek into the show. 
Look for video interviews and booth photos in upcoming issues of McPeteSez. 

             Photos by Andrew (ADW)

Pictures by Fernando Cuestas of Nandovision 

For more information on CurveNY go towww.curvexpo.com

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Christine Lingerie Covers Harlequin

Christine Lingerie is now dressing the covers of Harlequin! Harlequin Enterprises Limited is a Toronto-based company that publishes approximately 120 new titles each month in 29 different languages in 107 international markets on six continents. Approximately 131 million of these well known romance novels are purchased each and every year.
The final touches have been made to the Collection and the office is buzzing with excitement as the Curvexpo Lingerie Show draws closer. On February 23, 24 & 25 buyers from all over the world and representatives from the most prestigious boutiques and department stores will be flying into NYC for the show. Christine Lingerie can be found in Booth #530 at the Javits Centre.

Monday February 24th marks the first annual Lingerie Fashion “Night In” to be held at Skyline Studios in TriBeCa. Christine will be presenting three runway looks from her Diva, Garbo, and Gatsby Collections.
The Diva Collection features an exclusive (to Christine) French lace designed into black lace boleros & bodices with Toffee and Ruby jewel tone chemises and bias cut gowns appliquéd with lace and then daringly cut-away. 
The Garbo Collection is made up of best-selling “basic” styles that have been revamped this season to emphasize colour-blocking. Christine’s palate of colours has always been on trend and now best selling kimonos can be banded in contrast adding a heightened sense of drama to her already gorgeous foundations.
The Gatsby Collection is likely the most exciting new direction for the Season. Over the top luxe lounge pants with side-seamed pockets and tunic length camisoles in textured crepe silk are layered under a digital silk print from Italy boasting peacock plumes and bamboo leaves.
contact@christinevancouver.com to make an appointment to see the Collection  

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