Friday Lingerie Lust: Reckless Wolf (Part I)

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RecklessWolf_Lingerie1When Reckless Wolf launched last year, designer Jade Little handed us a dynamic fusion of underwear and outerwear inspired by independent, rebellious girls. 

Still provocative and style-led, the brand have added several lines of white lingerie to their now largely monochrome-themed collection and included new designs that nicely extend each individual range. Part II of this Reckless Wolf series will introduce you, Blog Reader, to ‘Raw’, ‘Prowl’ and ‘Wild’, new for 2014.

Prey has always been one of my favourites, now with a longline bra and high-waisted knickers.  In ‘Caged‘ you have one of the most perfect inner-wear/out-to-wear bodysuits; combing translucent and opaque fabrics and with a low back, the chevron pattern and cheeky cutouts (a Reckless Wolf signature) are super flattering.

I love this editorial from the brand, featuring their Cage white crop top and white leg strap brief. Shot in LA with a heavy dose of British attitude, this pretty much sums up the confident, fearless attitudes of the woman who wears Reckless Wolf.

Click HERE to view and shop the entire Reckless Wolf collection.

Photos: Tony Anderson.

Lingerie Lust: Hatsumi’s Laundry

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I recently stumbled across Hatsumi’s Laundry on instagram – a delightful and highly covetable Australian lingerie label selling a capsule collection of soft cup bras and briefs.  In an interview with Kester Black blog, designer Jemma Aickin described how she turned her hand to lingerie when she was quite simply; ‘bored’ and having trouble finding undergarments that she really loved:

“I love soft cup bras but they can be hard to come by. So one day when I had nothing better to do I started making some of my own things and it just went from there! I am basically self-taught, I have never studied, but learnt how to sew when I was young and have done a few short courses along the way. I have a patternmaker & a local manufacturer working for me now, but I still do as much as I can myself.”

As with another designer I have much love and respect for, Gabrielle of Hopeless Lingerie, who instagrams her design inspirations on a daily basis, Hatsumi’s Laundry’s tumblr is a veritable feast of Aickin’s influences, from muses such as Kate Moss to everything in monochrome (you can see why this brand is right up my street) along with inspiring aesthetics.  With collections FlowerBed Blackout and Cloud Chamber - many pieces from which are already sold out – you have designs that are delicately soft as well as chic.

Check out the entire collection over at Hatsumi’s Laundry.

Friday Lingerie Lust: Feu de Venus

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It is, Blog Reader, a delight to bring you Feu de Venus as this week’s Friday Lingerie Lust. A truly lustworthy lingerie collection, Feu de Venus is a celebration of the divine female form.  Styles like the Axelle Waist Clincher allow you to get lost in a fantasy of intensity and intimacy.  Continuing the distinctly sexual and erotic theme, the Ophelie Plunge Bra - crafted in exquisite, deep purple, silk satin with ruching details at the cups and back straps – guarantees you will be the centre of attention. Black satin bows provide punch for the look’s final touch.

With a focus on graphic lines and architectural shapes that serve to highlight the female form, fall / winter 13/14 is a powerful and seductive display of silken splendor.

My favourite from the collection is the Elsa set; a beautiful fish net and scallop lace soft cup bra with matching brief and suspender. The detail on the brief is a lovely touch, with criss-cross ribbon at the back revealing sections of skin.

For more information on Feu de Venus including stockists, click HERE.  Prices for the collection range from $90-220 and are available at Nancy Meyer and Dolci Follie in London.