Friday Lingerie Lust: Blush Fall Winter 2012

I go weak at the knees for Blush.  This is the brand’s third appearance on a lingerie lust post on StyleOnTheCouch and their fall winter campaign for 2012 has me coveting the vast majority of the new styles.  Blush are a wonderfully opulent label within an accessible price range and in this current collection there is a little something for everyone.

Each design is a sensual, voluptuous piece of lingerie so it was incredibly difficult to pick my favourites from the new collection here.  This soft cup bra and high waisted brief (image above) – Covet ties for first place with the beautifully structured corset Etoile, below.  The colour palette for fall mixes different hues of pink and lavender with midnight blue and black.  We also see the introduction of animal prints into the collection for the first time (image far below).

Minx (below) and Closer are guaranteed to bring out the feline in you.

At this point I need to ask if you are still interested in my words, Blog Reader, such are the fabulous editorial images in this post.

No? I thought not.  Well then, I simply direct you to the Blush website to view the entire collection.  All that remains is for me to wish you a fabulous weekend! Until tomorrow, when we have a little #TeamGB on the couch…..

You can purchase Blush from Bloomingdales and Bare Necessities.  You can also shop at Anthropologie and Journelle in New York City.  A full list of stockists is available via the Blush website.

Friday Lingerie Lust: Beautiful Bottoms

Delicate, vintage inspired and ultra feminine, my heart skips a little beat for Beautiful Bottoms spring collection 2012.  The colours are beautiful – a soft palette of taupe, mint green, pale pink and neutrals surround distinctive bird prints – peacock and bird of paradise.

Collections are also named after birds – Dove is a soft and romantic line of icy whites and blue-greys, the robe from which makes a perfect cover up as well as loungewear piece.  I wore this robe several times in Turkey last week, a beautiful design.  Bluebird (picture, top) is a charming colour, the shade of cornflower blue which seems perfect for tanned skins and pale complexions alike.

Peacock is perhaps the most striking from the collection, a feather print in vibrant green hues.  Bloom (below, the non padded wired comfort bra) departs from the bird theme but is very much in keeping with the rest of the collection with its nature inspired cream, lilac and pale pink floral print.

My favourite set from the collection is the Kingfisher Tie Front Bra and Ruched Knicker in vibrant electric blue (below):

There is also a very cute playsuit in the Kingfisher collection, picture (image below).

Beautiful Bottoms have created a gorgeous collection of lingerie and loungewear that is quite versatile – for the beach or the boudoir be sure to check out their full collection here.

Have a lovely weekend, Blog Reader.  I have some Turkey-related travel posts for you next week along with a look at the new autumn winter collection from Reiss – see you then! xo

Friday Lingerie Lust: Mimi Holliday

Mimi Holliday has a series of bold, bright and irresistibly tempting collections inspired by cocktails to dazzle you this spring.  I love the rainbow colours of this drinks-themed line – silk, satin and lace are punctuated throughout by neon trims, polka dot print and graphic panelling.

Mimi Holliday was created in 2003, a diffusion line for the Damaris brand.  Perhaps a more wearable version of its parent line, Mimi Holliday’s signatures are structured balcony bras, hipster knickers and bow detailing.  Mimi always offers some very pretty and flattering designs for  day wear, although I often feel some sets cross over into the category of special occasion lingerie.

Pina Colada (picture immediately above, right), a zesty collection created in fushia and contrasting canary yellow, is an attempt to “bring the spirit of summer carnival directly to your lingerie drawer“.    Frappe, (picture top, right) is one of my favourites.  Designed in poppy red silk satin and red scallop lace I think the bras are incredibly flattering and the colour is powerful and fun.

Mojito (picture middle, left) is a delicate combination of peach lace teamed with a lime silk satin and finished with bows in a tempting bubblegum pink shade.  My second favourite collection, Blue Lagoon (picture immediately, above, right) has a fabulous plunge neckline – the navy and white polka dot combination feels a little more grown up and chic to me; very wearable and classic.

There are plenty of others to choose from should I not have covered your drink of choice here – you can select Kir RoyalFizz Gig (very romantic), Whiskey Sour, Sangria and more.  Mimi Holliday, though the diffusion line of Damaris, is doing an excellent job at holding its own in the lingerie world.

Happy Friday, Blog Reader! xo