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My latest column on innovations in the Lingerie world, via Ali Cudby from Fab Foundations continues her series on innovations in lingerie – this month, ink-jet printing that combines smooth lines with the appearance of lace, a seamless knitted shaping line from Barbara and wearable cosmetics from Eurojersey. Consumers rarely think about innovation in fabrics, […]

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Janine Robin Paris Ecru, Lingerie Briefs

Consider the technical challenges of creating lingerie.  No matter how carefully a manufacturer designs a garment, as soon as any pattern is incorporated into the fabric there will be differences from size to size.  It’s simply impossible to make a pattern identical when the area covered by the bra elements change between sizes. That has […]

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Valisere corsage magique led light corset

The Autumn/Winter 2012 Paris Salon International de la Lingerie was a mash up of color, sound – and 50 particularly innovative lights, courtesy of Valisère’s Corsage Magique. The Corsage Magique is a corset that is made with lace and a backing fabric featuring a decorative motif – but the design is much more than decoration.  […]

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“There is a great energy as you walk through the show, and a sense of theater,” – Ali Cudby by Ali Cudby The Autumn/Winter 2012 Salon International de la Lingerie was held in Paris January 21 – 23rd. The convention space is divided between two simultaneous shows. On one side is Interfiliere, which showcases fabrics, […]

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Paris Show – Day 3

posted on January 23, 2012 in Innovation
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Younger siblings can be wonderful — energetic, colorful, and always thinking we’re SO cool, they use all our best moves. It’s no different in fashion, and just as Dolce and Gabbana has D&G, Marlies Dekkers has Undressed. Based on the best selling lines of big sister, Undressed brings the market the well-known innovative look, but […]

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After two days of the show, I feel simultaneously like I’ve seen an amazing amount and that I have so much more to see. The Paris Salon de la Lingerie is divided into areas — Essentials (lingerie brands we know and love), Loungewear, Men, Italians (which seems odd until you see what they have to […]

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Paris Show – Day One

posted on January 21, 2012 in FabFit Formula
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Day one in Paris and just walking in the door is exciting! The show is large – though I’m told it’s smaller than previous years. The booths have a bigger presence, and a more involved set up – with construction and a sense of theater. The theatrical even extends to the vibe here, with much […]

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