LIVIAR, Start-up Luxury Lingerie Brand Made in the US, Featured in Beyonce’ Record-Breaking Instagram Pregnancy Announcement
It’s been quite a week at the start-up luxury lingerie brand, LIVIARA. Ever since America’s pop-culture queen, Beyoncé, wore the LIVIARA Powder Blue Dauphine panty in her record-breaking Instagram pregnancy announcement, the LIVIARA team has been happily fielding interviews, fulfilling orders and taking advantage of the unexpected and unimaginable exposure.
Being a part of the #1 Instagram post by Beyoncé herself has tripled LIVIARA’s sales in the past week, massively increased website traffic and catapulted the brand into the spotlight. CEO and Founder Kara Gatto was as surprised as anyone else. “We were ecstatic. We really had no idea that she was going to use one of our pieces,” Gatto said. “We couldn’t be more thankful and we feel really blessed that she made us part of her special announcement.”
The American-made luxury lingerie brand just launched last November and has hit the ground running. LIVIARA does everything – design, manufacturing, logistics and customer service – from their 3-story building in the heartland of the U.S. Although it is anything but a typical manufacturing building. It much more closely resembles a vibrant state-of-the-art workshop with light filled open spaces, exposed hot pink ceilings and large elegant artwork. LIVIARA focuses on supporting the passions of their employees as they create their beautiful collection.
With a staff of 37 employees that currently includes 24 seamstresses, LIVIARA’s mission is to revolutionize luxury lingerie through empowerment, quality, and innovation. LIVIARA understands that luxury begins with quality. Accordingly, each piece of LIVIARA lingerie is made from real silk, the finest lace, and 24-karat gold-plated accessories.
Impeccably designed and hand-crafted, LIVIARA’s lines are created in the spirit of the empowered woman who knows what she wants and how to achieve it. “It was exciting to see Beyoncé wearing one of our pieces because she embodies the spirit of female empowerment which is an integral part of our brand voice,” Gatto said. “She really fits the brand impeccably.” LIVARA believes in the empowerment of every individual to express all sides of one’s self in a culture of acceptance, creativity, and freedom of expression.
Similarly, Marie Antoinette, both the revered and the damned final queen of France, is the inspiration for the 2017 inaugural collection. Literally fit for royalty, LIVIARA’s initial two lines – Beloved and Condemned– captures the storyline of a beloved female gone rogue. Every year, LIVIARA will choose a different revolutionary woman to use as inspiration for their new collection. Each collection will focus on the dichotomy between the soft and romantic and the bold and rebellious.
About LIVIARA: Founder and CEO, Kara Gatto, launched LIVIARA in the spirit of the empowered woman who knows what she wants and how to achieve it. The entire collection is carefully hand-crafted in the United States at LIVIARA’s new state-of-the-art workshop. Initially launching as an e-commerce retailer, Gatto has already expanded distribution to luxury boutiques and plans to further distribution through retail partnerships, as well as avant-garde brick and mortar retail space in select cities in 2017.
LIVIARA is quickly becoming known for their use of high-end materials and unique way of creating powerful bondage style pieces. LIVIARA’s collection of exquisite bras, corsets, panties and garter sets feature the finest lace, indulgent silk, and gold-plated accents. Understanding that emboldened confidence demands a personal fit, LIVIARA intimates are currently available in sizes ranging from 32A-G, 34A-G, 36A-F, and 38A-DD and bottoms from XS-XL. LIVIARA will continue to expand their size range throughout 2017.
Rusalka Lingerie launches a new brand of elegant eco-friendly lingerie and loungewear. Providing luxury designs made from the highest quality of silk and eco-friendly bamboo, Rusalka transforms the way women dress at home, blending elegance with comfort. Begin and end your day with a soft, air-light and warm touch of the finest silk to celebrate the goddess within.
“While other brands focus on two extremes of creating casual nightwear or sexy lingerie, I believe you can have the best of both worlds. Our eco-friendly materials make women not only look, but also feel good in their homes. Our new brand is dedicated to looking your best without sacrificing comfort,” says Elena Burlando, Founder and Designer for Rusalka Lingerie.
The new collection is inspired by Mihail Bulgakov’s novel “Master and Margarita”, which portrays an unconditional love story. To show her affection to the Master, Margarita goes to the extremes and even hosts a devil’s ball. The dramatic tendency of this intense love story is transferred to the designs using a contrasting color palette and dramatic neckline on the slips and camisoles.
Rusalka was created in 2012 and means “mermaid” in Russian. Rusalka underlines the feminine essence and embraces the transformation from a girl to a woman, induced by a balance between comfort and elegance.
For more information, please contact Elena Burlando at firstname.lastname@example.org (610)-704-4747 ph.
For more information, online please visit https://www.rusalkalingerie.com
Introducing the MENG S/S 17 women’s loungewear collection. Drawing on the folk stories of China and Europe, we celebrate personal freedom and the natural world through a collection of intricately printed silk pajamas, kimonos, robes and kaftans. Each is embellished with our signature handdrawn artwork and dazzling colour palette in a series of luxurious, supremely comfortable designs.
The Eastern princess, coveted for her beauty in the gilded cage of the Emperor’s palace, breaks the bounds of ritual to join with the sky, the air and nature. Lanterns, throne and portraits are replaced with dance, movement and play.
The story is reflected through a contrast of silhouettes, prints and hues that move between the formal and free, as mix and match pieces create a sense of personal expression.
Our original hand-drawn artworks bloom into life as prints and jacquard weaves. Discover cherry blossoms, fantastical song birds, polka dots and psychedelic chrysanthemums – some in neat repeats, others wild and gloriously free.
FABRICS & COLOURS
Cloths include silk jacquard, smooth silk satin and sheer georgette. A reflective and introspective palette contrasts with softly feminine hues and bright dream colours. Deep burgundy and teal, cool cream, silver grey and seafoam, are accented with terracotta red, rose and a myriad of blues.
Pyjamas, kimonos, long and short robes and kaftans are framed with contrast colour and print edgings and linings.
For more information about MENG please go to www.meng.co.uk