Oh là là, Simone Perele!

Simone Perele provides a French touch for all your lingerie needs, from beautiful basics to laced stunners.

A seamless look and comfort are both achievable with Simone Perele Invisibulles basics. “Bulles” is French for ‘bubbles’, which accurately describes the airy quality of these panties. Simone Perele Invisibulles look and feel invisible.  I recommend the Simone Perele Invisibulles Thong for under your favorite exercise clothing for a zero-panty-lines look during your workout. Madame Perele always said, “A good bra is a bra you forget about.” This applies to basic panties as well!

            Think of classic French architecture; the ornate white exteriors finely detailed with intricate iron rails at each balcony. These small touches add femininity and a delicate grandeur to French buildings, creating something truly lovely. Simone Perele uses lace in the same way; the floral-accented lace of the Simone Perele collection provides the provocative beauty you are looking for in your lingerie. The Simone Perele Romance group is particularly stunning with perfect placement of lace, and the feminine double spaghetti straps mean that you can let the straps show! The delicate tulle details of Simone Perele Romance are as gorgeous and captivating as a French chateau.

            I also fell in love with the seductive Celeste Demi Cup Plunge. This bra takes a plunge into color with Chantilly lace in a lovely shade of orange. Tulle support on the bottom and sides of the cups as well as elastic along to the top of the cups and underarms creates a fit custom to your natural curves.

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Sweet and Sexy with Eberjey

Picture a warm Sunday morning when sunlight pours into your house through windows open to a gentle breeze. It is the kind of morning where you have breakfast in bed while snuggling someone special, or you have time to enjoy a smooth cup of coffee out on the front porch, taking in the sunshine.  The qualities of a perfect morning—fresh, light, sweet, and bright—can also be found in Eberjey lingerie’s soft, sexy look.

            Eberjey knows how to balance sweet and sexy, using touches of lace and soft colors. The clean white and buff hues of the Pima cotton selections provide a fresh, pretty lingerie look. Because the Pima cotton sets feature 100% cotton linings, items like the Pima Goddess Softcup Bra will create a look that feels even softer than it appears.

            Eberjey especially comes to mind when we think of ideal mornings because of how perfect some of their pieces are for lounging. The Gisele Sleep Shirt is a game changer; it is sweetly sexy without going over the top, and can therefore be worn while preparing a breakfast-in-bed even if the kids are up and around! There’s no need to don an oversized, unflattering t-shirt. Look cute in front of your guy with this sweetly sexy nightshirt!

 

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An Evening with Oscar: Fern Mallis Interviews Oscar de la Renta at 92Y

Yesterday evening, Fashion Week coordinator Fern Mallis, sat down with designer Oscar de la Renta for an interview at 92Y’s uptown location, (and we were so excited to be in the audience!).

 

As soon as Oscar de la Renta stepped onto the stage, his charming accent, warm smile, and impeccable storytelling had us captivated. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, young Oscar grew up with 6 sisters. He always had real entrepreneurial drive; he said when he was younger, he planted corn and spinach in the garden to sell back to his mother. When he was seven, Oscar tried to make perfume from flowers to sell to his sisters! He described going out early in the morning to collect the dew drops that sat on the flowers, thinking that maybe this was what constituted perfume. This memory is incorporated in his first perfume bottle which has a small dewdrop on it. Living in the Dominican Republic, Oscar had access to some of the most beautifully scented flowers. A favorite, the Lady of the Night.

 

Oscar’s interest in art started from a young age, delving into painting and sketching. At 18, he attended art school in Spain. In Madrid, he got his first major exposure to fashion and his job at Balenciaga put him on the designing path. It was impressive to hear about how Oscar’s networking and courage led him to where he is today. During the first 24 hours that Oscar was ever in Paris, his sketches earned him a job offer at Dior. That same week, after a friend introduced him to Antonio Castillo, he was offered a position as Castillo’s assistant at Lanvin. Oscar took the Lanvin position, and has since then had the opportunity to work at Balmain. After meeting Elizabeth Arden on a one-week trip to the United States, Oscar was ready to start developing his own line.

 

Oscar de la Renta has been extremely successful and has had a lasting impact on fashion. His clientele include political figures, entertainers, and royalty, who are all drawn to de la Renta’s stunning evening wear and red-carpet-destined gowns (he is called , after all, the “Couture Conquistador”). Just earlier this week, Oscar was awarded the CFDA’s Founder Award.

 

Since we are now in an ODLR mood, we’ve taken some iconic Oscar de la Renta red-carpet looks and paired them with lingerie picks from Pink Slip! Have fun shopping the look:

 

 

 

 

Top: Eberjey Giovanna set. Left: EberjeyTheodora Chemise. Middle: Lous Ethnic Chic Bustier Bra. Right: Addiction Nouvelle set.

 

Trending: Bright & Bold

Nothing says summer like bright colors and less clothing. What better tie those two together than some sexy lingerie? Trending right now are bright and bold colors for the warmer season ahead. So ladies you can shove those beige panties in the back because you won’t need it again until winter time.  A new collection designed by Mimi Holliday, will have you sitting trendy in that office – and the best part is, no one has to know it but you.

Mimi Holliday’s pieces are not only versatile to transition from spring to summer, but it’s versatile for women of all shapes and sizes as well, because let’s face it, we can’t all look as good as these models. Whether you could use some extra padding or need more coverage, we’re like your best friend, The Pink Slip’s picks will support you. Finally, a pretty bra for women with big breasts!

 

The Woozie Fully Padded Super Plunge AND The Mimi Holliday L’Amour Super Plunge Bras

To all my petite friends, don’t be shy. Take the plunge and come out in style in these sexy bras. These bright and bold collections really give you a sexy lift. It’s warm out, so why not take the twins out (subtly) for a cup of joe. You’ll soon be sitting pretty, but don’t be afraid to let your straps show. Shop these looks here and here.

The Woozie Shoulder Bra AND The Bisou Bisou Cherie shoulder bras

Are we good or what? These bras are bright, fun, and super playful bringing you style, comfort, and full coverage for a busty you. Let the lace wrap your curves creating a sexy silhouette. Shop the looks here and here.

So brighten your day, or someone elses (wink wink) with some of my favorites at The Pink Slip.

XOXO,

Margo

 

Chère Maman

This is a tribute to all the moms who took care of us when we were younger, putting us through school and helping decide our career and who we want to be as a person. Well, we made it, and here they are, still, there to give financial advice, relationship advice, how to improve in our businesses, etcetera. Having a mother or mother figure is a necessity because there’s just nothing like motherly love. So here’s to you moms, for always being there.

 

This May 12, we celebrate with a little something extra. No not lingerie. Gifts for mothers are much classier than that, just like them. The Pink Slip will be stocking up with a whole new collection by Samantha Chang. The theme of my “must haves” for this post is all inspired by Mother’s Day. The fabrics are soft jersey and lace creating a feminine easy-care loungewear not only worthy of gifting this special occasion, but it’s also appropriately mom approved. And after a hard days work, they can throw on this comfy clothing and laze about.

 

Samantha Chang Lounge Robe

 

Perfect to throw on for a surprise Mother’s Day breakfast, this robe also comes in seven other colors. It’s great for traveling to and from your bed to the bathroom while you stay completely relaxed this Mother’s Day. I guarantee you won’t want to take off this cozy cover-up.

 

Samantha Chang V-Chemise

 

Why not feel sexy on your special day, subtly of course. This dress is great for a day of fun with the family, or even your girlfriends if your other half decides to take the kids for the day.

 

Samantha Chang Ballet Slip

Getting treated for a nice dinner? How sweet, we have the perfect ensemble for you. You’ll feel effortlessly sexy in this slick and elegant dress. Dad will be sure to notice.

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the hard-working women out there taking on not one, but two jobs as a professional and a parent. Get ready for a full day and night of undivided, loving attention in these stylish and sensual looks.

 

XOXO,

Margo

 

Dressing For Gatsby’s Party

Glimpses of sparkling champagne and the twirling fringe of flappers’ dresses all add to the breathtaking 1920s glamour that graces the screen as the powerfully pounding beat of Kanye West’s “No Church in the Wild” ushers in party guests dripping in pearls and donning sharp suits. The excitement soars with the sight of Leonardo DiCaprio’s compelling smile as his and Carey Mulligan’s characters enthrall us through the intense love story that F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote for them in his The Great Gatsby.

 

And this is just the experience of watching the preview.

 

People everywhere are waiting in tortured anticipation for this movie, set to be released Friday, May 10th. The soundtrack has already taken storm, featuring songs by Kanye West, Jay-Z, Florence and the Machine, and Lana Del Rey.

 

One of the biggest impacts the movie has had even before its release is on fashion. The costumes for the movie capture the highest level of luxury and glamour from the Jazz Age.Catherine Martin, the costume designer and wife of the movie’s director, collaborated with Brooks Brothers to create several looks for the film’s male characters as well as to create the men’s Gatsby Collection, available now in stores for purchase.  

 

And not just designer fashion, but the 20s attire moviegoers will be decked out in as well. But they aren’t the only ones that went all 1920’s for this special occasion, we did too! So enjoy these Gatsby-worthy picks from The Pink Slip:

 

Eberjey Anouk Lace Culotte

 

This cream boyshort panty from Eberjey captures some of the same delicate femininity seen in Daisy Buchanan’s wardrobe in the film. The lace details and scalloped edges add vintage flair to the soft fabric. You’ll love the comfy fit of this panty under your flapper dress of choice! Shop the look.

Eberjey’s Giovanna Collection

 

This sheer mesh set is as rouge like a flapper’s lipstick of choice. The wide lace band adds to the comfort that Eberjey’s sexy lingerie is known for. The scalloped edges give the bralette a classic, feminine feel. Shop the look.

 

Philippe Matignon Lace Bra and Panty

This ultra-feminine lingerie look from will go perfectly under a white flapper dress. The high waist of the panty and lace make this look a roaring choice for a 20s ensemble. Shop the look.

Commando Beaded Back Seam Premier Tights

 

Show off those legs, flapper style. Make your legs look a mile long in this sexy beaded-back seam. It’s perfect under any 1920s attire, or any special occasion, so go ahead and flaunt what you got! Shop the look.



Samantha Chang Midnight Collection

 

This lace-trimmed high-waisted panty from Samantha Chang is a sexy way to channel 1920s allure. Pair the panty with the Midnight Strapless Lace Bra. The bra’s detailing will take your look up to the next level of Gatsby glamour. When dressing for the 20s, you can never go wrong with some sultry black lace. Shop these looks.

The Great Gatsby is going to leave audiences pinning for the glamour of the Jazz Age. Enjoy the film, the fashion, and these Gatsby-inspired looks!   

 

XOXO,

Margo

 

Dressing For Gatsby’s Party

Glimpses of sparkling champagne and the twirling fringe of flappers’ dresses all add to the breathtaking 1920s glamour that graces the screen as the powerfully pounding beat of Kanye West’s “No Church in the Wild” ushers in party guests dripping in pearls and donning sharp suits. The excitement soars with the sight of Leonardo DiCaprio’s compelling smile as his and Carey Mulligan’s characters enthrall us through the intense love story that F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote for them in his The Great Gatsby.

 

And this is just the experience of watching the preview.

 

People everywhere are waiting in tortured anticipation for this movie, set to be released Friday, May 10th. The soundtrack has already taken storm, featuring songs by Kanye West, Jay-Z, Florence and the Machine, and Lana Del Rey.

 

One of the biggest impacts the movie has had even before its release is on fashion. The costumes for the movie capture the highest level of luxury and glamour from the Jazz Age.Catherine Martin, the costume designer and wife of the movie’s director, collaborated with Brooks Brothers to create several looks for the film’s male characters as well as to create the men’s Gatsby Collection, available now in stores for purchase.  

 

And not just designer fashion, but the 20s attire moviegoers will be decked out in as well. But they aren’t the only ones that went all 1920’s for this special occasion, we did too! So enjoy these Gatsby-worthy picks from The Pink Slip:

 

Eberjey Anouk Lace Culotte

 

This cream boyshort panty from Eberjey captures some of the same delicate femininity seen in Daisy Buchanan’s wardrobe in the film. The lace details and scalloped edges add vintage flair to the soft fabric. You’ll love the comfy fit of this panty under your flapper dress of choice! Shop the look.

Eberjey’s Giovanna Collection

 

This sheer mesh set is as rouge like a flapper’s lipstick of choice. The wide lace band adds to the comfort that Eberjey’s sexy lingerie is known for. The scalloped edges give the bralette a classic, feminine feel. Shop the look.

 

Philippe Matignon Lace Bra and Panty

This ultra-feminine lingerie look from will go perfectly under a white flapper dress. The high waist of the panty and lace make this look a roaring choice for a 20s ensemble. Shop the look.

Commando Beaded Back Seam Premier Tights

 

Show off those legs, flapper style. Make your legs look a mile long in this sexy beaded-back seam. It’s perfect under any 1920s attire, or any special occasion, so go ahead and flaunt what you got! Shop the look.



Samantha Chang Midnight Collection

 

This lace-trimmed high-waisted panty from Samantha Chang is a sexy way to channel 1920s allure. Pair the panty with the Midnight Strapless Lace Bra. The bra’s detailing will take your look up to the next level of Gatsby glamour. When dressing for the 20s, you can never go wrong with some sultry black lace. Shop these looks.

The Great Gatsby is going to leave audiences pinning for the glamour of the Jazz Age. Enjoy the film, the fashion, and these Gatsby-inspired looks!   

 

XOXO,

Margo

 

Punk Slip: Going Punk for the MET Gala

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The excitement and glamour of a red carpet event is always heightened by the fashion of the stunning attendees, but no red carpet is more fully dedicated to fashion than that of the MET Gala. Each year, the Costume Institute and the Metropolitan Museum of Art host the gala to celebrate the opening of the Institute’s newest exhibition. This year the exhibit, “Punk: Chaos to Couture”, will run from May 9th through August 11th, with the MET Gala taking place May 6th.

 

Designers including Alexander McQueen, Versace, Vivienne Westwood, and Riccardo Tisci will be in-focus as displays of photographs, physical garment samples, and contemporary designer pieces attempt to tell the story of how punk has left its print on the fashion world. The Costume Institute will bring to light just how much punk’s influence has played a role in fashion’s development. Punk music and displays of visual media from the punk era will intensify this exhibit experience.

 

In response to the “Punk: Chaos to Couture” exhibit, runways during New York Fashion Week’s Fall/Winter 2013 showed a renewed interest in original punk culture. Collections from Chanel, Versace, Alexander McQueen, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Saint Laurent (among many others) produced looks with studded, chained, and grunged-up embellishments. The focus on punk has even recently manifested in fashion editorials: Vogue’s “Rebel Yell” and Fashion Gone Rogue’s “Punk Beauty”.

 

What will we see this year on the red carpet? It should be very interesting to see how guests interpret punk for this traditionally glamour-exclusive setting. One of the greatest sources of anticipation for the MET Gala’s red carpet is how the attendees will incorporate punk into their red carpet looks, just as I have done with The Pink Slip’s Lola Haze collection  

 

Bonus! Tweet with me (@ThePinkSlipnNYC) during the event as guests reveal their wardrobe choices during the live-streaming of the red carpet.

 

Lola Haze’s Signature Romper:

 

Tap into your inner metallica. Lola knows rompers, so rock out in our most popular one! This soft nylon stretch mesh and silver mesh underlayer can be worn on its own or with your favorite jeans. The slits in center front and back of black mesh allow glimpses of silver and fully sexy you! Shop this look

Lola Haze Cross Hipster Panty

 

This sleek yet sexy and sophisticated hipster touched with a little shimmer. The cross detail adds mystery with the soft nylon stretch mesh and metallic waistband for the sexy punk in you. Shop this look.

Lola Haze Bomb Chemise

 

Crossing pretty and pink is what punk does best, and this look is the bomb. It’s bold, vibrant, and explosively sexy. The imported netting and elastic created an artful frame of your decolletage, gives light support, and shows a peak of flesh through its cutouts. Shop this look

 

Lola Haze Perfect Package Teddy

Feel like a punk rock goddess in this teddy, draping you in all the right places while showing just the right skin in this gold mesh front and peaks of stretch lace to tantalize, while minimizing your waist. Let’s not forget the snaps at the crotch and laced back. It’s the perfect package. Shop the look.



Sexy with the essence of the punk theme in each look, the Lola Haze collection still knows how to rock it. I hope you enjoy the Gala and these inspired styles.

XOXO,


Margo

A Romantic Notion: The founders of Eberjey recommend five lingerie looks that are perfect for Valentine’s Day

Eberjey founders Ali Mejia (left) and Mariela Rovito

Eberjey founders Ali Mejia (left) and Mariela Rovito

With Valentine’s Day literally around the corner, I thought I’d turn to experts in making especially romantic intimates for suggestions on pieces to wear for the big event. It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Eberjey, with good reason. The talented ladies who partnered to create the brand, Ali Mejia and Mariela Rovito, meant to lavish women with ethereal lingerie creations that would express happiness, love and confidence­ all the things that make a woman truly beautiful. It’s feel-good fashion that starts from the heart. Ali and Mariela founded Eberjey in 1996 and I’d say they accomplished their objective big time. Season after season, they wow me with lovely pieces in soft colors, simple, elegant silhouettes and feminine details that are classic yet feel very fresh. This is why I buy them consistently and so do my customers. Having augmented ThePinkSlip.com’s Eberjey offerings with uber-cute styles from their Mila and Theodora collections, I asked the ladies to pick five pieces from our site that they thought would be perfect Valentine’s Day gifts. It was hard for them to single out just five since they love all their pieces like babies but they managed to offer up some diverse suggestions that I’m sure you’ll agree fit the Valentine’s bill perfectly.

Theodora chemise

“This is a sexy triangle-shaped chemise in the perfect combination of sweet and sexy,” says Ali. “We set the gorgeous pink glow lace against soft, muted pink jersey for a very sweet and girly effect. It makes every day feel like Valentine’s Day.” Shop the look.

Theodora chemise by Eberjey

Theodora chemise by Eberjey

Gisele robe

“I love this robe because it’s a true classic. It’s a forever piece,” says Mariela. “It’s so soft. We edged the jersey with a delicate lace to create a beautiful, classic shape. I guarantee it will become a favorite in any woman’s wardrobe.” Shop the Look.

Gisele robe by Eberjey

Gisele robe by Eberjey

Colette babydoll

“A babydoll is an absolute must in a woman’s lingerie wardrobe,” notes Ali. “We put our signature sweet-and-sexy stamp on this staple item. The deep V shape creates sexy cleavage and the flowy jersey fabric covers just enough. Women will want this one in every color.” Shop the Look.

Colette babydoll by Eberjey

Colette babydoll by Eberjey

Gisele sleepshirt

“I call this piece ‘Boy meets girl perfection’,” Mariela says. “It’s comfortable, cozy and sexy —- because we played with the ‘borrowed from my boyfriend’ concept when we designed it. The cut is sleek and sophisticated and the length hits just right.” Shop the Look.

Gisele Sleep Shirt

Gisele Sleep Shirt

Anouk underwire bra

“We designed this bra for smaller-cupped beauties,” says Ali. “It’s meant to be a great everyday lace bra. The delicate lace, vintage bow detail and light as air fit make it a favorite of mine. I just think it’s amazingly soft and feminine.” Shop the Look.

Anouk underwire bra by Eberjey

Anouk underwire bra by Eberjey

Soft and feminine just about captures the essence of Eberjey, in my opinion. My thanks to Ali and Mariela for their great advice. Remember, if you’re in love or falling in love, it’s always a sweeter experience if you’re wearing Eberjey.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Margo

Bare Essentials: The erotically-charged French brand Maison Close seduces the senses with its bold and revealing lingerie designs.

Villa Satine bodice by Maison Close - CopyI recently posted about the mesh trend in lingerie but when it comes to designing sexy intimates using sheer fabrics, Maison Close is in a class all its own. This very provocative French brand, which I just added to the assortment at ThePinkSlip.com, gives a woman passage into the forbidden world of dark and sensual erotica. It’s not for the faint of heart, but if you have the best parts in Fifty Shades of Grey earmarked in hard copy or bookmarked on your Kindle, then you might want to take a peek at what Maison Close has to offer.  The line puts forth subtle hints at the pleasures of erotic games involving domination and submission. The palette of choice is black and an abundance of mesh designs celebrates a woman’s natural beauty in its nearly nude glory.   The revealing pieces hardly evoke Eve in the Garden of Eden, however. Maison Close is lingerie meant to seduce in, or at least make a woman feel seductive under her very proper, conservative day clothes. Wearing Maison Close, a woman is ready for the most private of encounters at any time of the day. Here’s a look at a few of the standout looks from the new collection that I just couldn’t resist and I predict you won’t be able to either.

Villa des Lys Catsuit

Meow! Become a feline seductress in this seductive catsuit that’s entirely lace with a plunging neckline and plunging back. It hugs every curve and makes you insanely sexy!

Maison Close Villa des Lys Catsuit

Maison Close Villa des Lys Catsuit

Nuit Blanche Bodysuit

Shaped like a swimsuit but most likely designed for indoor sports, the Nuit Blanche bodysuit — Nuit Blanche meaning sleepless night — plays with geometric patterns using black mesh and microfiber adorned with flat metal square studs adding a touch of rock-n roll. It has a racerback and full bottom.

Nuit Blanche bodysuit by Maison Close

Nuit Blanche bodysuit by Maison Close

Nuit Blanche High-Waist Thong

Evoking the daring topless bathing suit of the 1960s, the Nuit Blanche high-waist thong is a sight to behold in beautiful black mesh and microfiber adorned with flat metal square studs. This design has a halter neck, bare back and thong bottom.

Nuit Blanche high-waist thong

Nuit Blanche high-waist thong

Villa Satine Bodice

Drive his senses wild and captivate the mind with this bodice from Maison Close’s Villa Satine collection. Lace and satin will make you sexy and seductive.

Villa Satine bodice by Maison Close

Villa Satine bodice by Maison Close

Make your innermost fantasy a delicious reality in pieces from Maison Close. It’s a master class in seduction!

XOXO,

Margo