Madame SuperTrash: Smelling Like Roses

In our travels around the globe this summer for the Spring/Summer 2013 intimates and swim trade shows, we discovered several standout collections from both emerging and established brands. We will be profiling these noteworthy names in the next few weeks and providing an exclusive sneak peek into their new collections. MADAME SUPERTRASH / supertrash.com Based in… Amsterdam, Netherlands Last seen at… Mode City Doing what? From the ...
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Carizzi: Boudoir to Beach

In our travels around the globe this summer for the Spring/Summer 2013 intimates and swim trade shows, we discovered several standout collections from both emerging and established brands. We will be profiling these noteworthy names in the next few weeks and providing an exclusive sneak peek into their new collections. CARIZZI / carizzi.com Based in… London, UK Last seen at… Mode City Doing what? Crafting sophisticated swim ...
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Olympics: Synchronized Style

While Olympic competitions judge speed, accuracy and endurance, we at Stylesight are more intrigued by the sartorial statements being made in London. Perhaps in no other discipline does costume play a bigger role than synchronized swimming – summer's answer to figure skating. We were glued to nbcolympics.com yesterday, watching the duet technical competition, where underwater ballerinas showed off bedazzled costumes, ...
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BASE range: Less is More

In our travels around the globe this summer for the Spring/Summer 2013 intimates and swim trade shows, we discovered several standout collections from both emerging and established brands. We will be profiling these noteworthy names in the next few weeks and providing an exclusive sneak peek into their new collections. BASE range / baserange.net Based in… Castelginest, France Last seen at… Mode City Doing what? One of the ...
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Touché: Tart and Sweet

In our travels around the globe this summer for the Spring/Summer 2013 intimates and swim trade shows, we discovered several standout collections from both emerging and established brands. We will be profiling these noteworthy names in the next few weeks and providing an exclusive sneak peek into their new collections. TOUCHÉ / touche.com.co Based in... Medellín, Colombia Last seen at... Mode City / Swimshow Doing what? Serving up ...
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Amulette: Bodies, Rest & Motion

We finally caught up with Johanna Isaac of Amulette at Miami's SwimShow, where she unveiled her first swimwear collection. We've been huge fans of Amulette's intimates line for awhile now, and we are thrilled to report that the swimwear collection has all the hallmarks that make the lingerie so alluring: exuberant prints and colors, modern silhouettes and timeless elegance. Isaac always brings ...
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Miami Swim Week: Highlights

We're finally back in New York after whirlwind week in hot 'n' hazy Miami. It was a more jam-packed week than ever this year, filled with two trade fairs, an exclusive Stylesight trend seminar, runway shows, presentations, cocktail pre-parties and champagne after parties. Miami Swim Week seems to get stronger each year, and this summer was no exception. Amidst the ...
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Inspiration: Lingerie Française, the Exhibit

Paris: We headed to Espace Pierre Cardin yesterday to view the Lingerie Française Exhibit that just opened in conjunction with the Mode City and Interfiliere trade shows. The exhibit traces the history of lingerie, from the corsetry of the 1800s; to the introduction of Lycra®; to current collections from storied French brands like Chantelle, Aubade and Simone Perele. Robust with ...
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Interview: Renee Claire of BedHead Pajamas

We had the pleasure of meeting the brains behind BedHead Pajamas, Renee Claire, not too long ago at a party for their new New York store, nestled in the uber-chic, intimates-friendly block of Elizabeth between Houston and Prince. Long before pajamas became the "it" item, Los Angeles-based BedHead revitalized the sleepwear market with their classic fits, sublime cotton fabrics and ...
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Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

It's not that you forgot or are procrastinating; you've just had a hard time finding the perfect gift for your beloved dad. Well, if indecision is still plaguing you, we are here to help with this handy guide, which matches some of our favorite pop icons – real and fictional – with loungewear gifts from the market. Dad, your gift's ...
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Philippe Matignon: F/W 2012 Preview

New York: We attended a preview for Philippe Matignon's F/W 2012 hosiery and intimates collections last week. A division of the Golden Lady Company, the Italian heritage brand has only recently made its mark on the U.S. market, bringing with it decades of fashion innovation and perfected craftsmanship. The label previewed its expansive legwear, lingerie, bodywear and shapewear collections for fall. ...
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Luxe by Lisa Vogel: Sweets, Stormclouds and Swimsuits

During summer, rooftops in New York are the equivalent to backyard pools in Los Angeles. They become the epicenter of social and leisurely life – the spot for catching some rays (and the breeze), makeshift barbeques, impromptu concerts and watching 4th of July fireworks. And yesterday, at the Standard Hotel's new outpost in the East Village, the lavish penthouse rooftop ...
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Swimwear Scoop

Given the relatively mild winter-to-spring-to-summer transition in New York City, swim season seemed to sneak up on us when temperatures and humidity levels soared over Memorial Day weekend. So excuse us while we play a little catch-up on all the swim goings-on around the world. First up: Sydney. The first major swim event of the year, Sydney Fashion Week brings a ...
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Skinbiquini x Ricardo dos Anjos

From beauty to bikinis, Brazilian hair and makeup artist Ricardo dos Anjos just took the plunge into swimwear design with a capsule collection for Skinbiquini. The popular beachwear brand is no stranger to these oddly awesome collaborations, previously partnering with fashion "auteur" Michael Roberts. Dos Santos is accustomed to styling for Skinbiquini's scintillating photo shoots, but with this 10-piece collection, ...
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How to Become Mom’s Favorite

If you are only now looking for a Mother's Day gift, then you may be a little late. Okay, so I'm a little bit late on this blog post, too. For all of us procrastinators, here are a few comfy ideas that will surely win you some brownie points from Mom. Nobody does conversational pajamas like Australia's Peter Alexander. So much ...
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