Yesterday we headed to Freemason’s Hall in Covent Garden to attend the De Montfort Contour Catwalk Show at Graduate Fashion Week. The DMU students showcased their 2015 graduate collections and wowed the audience with their incredible work.
Founded 68 years ago, the Contour Fashion course is internationally renowned by industry experts and specialises in lingerie, underwear, bodywear, swimwear, loungewear, nightwear, sportswear.
From intricate corsetry to breath-taking boudoir lingerie and sports-influenced swimwear, we were truly inspired by the level of talent, creativity and innovation. There are definitely a lot of up-and-coming designers to watch out for! Here are our snaps from the event…
Nothing gets us more excited than booking a summer holiday and treating ourselves to some gorgeous new swimwear. Yet with so many different styles to choose from, finding the perfect shape can be a tricky task. Do you opt for halterneck or bandeau? Bikini or swimsuit? Printed or plain? Well there’s no need to panic – we’ve got it covered!
Whether you’re a beautiful pear or an enviable hourglass, we’ve handpicked the most flattering and stylish swimwear to suit your body shape. So check out our expert edit and say hello to your summer of confidence, wherever your travels take you.
As an apple shape, your shoulders are wide, you have a full bust and a round tummy. It’s best to choose swimwear that flatters your cleavage and adds more definition to your waist. You also have lovely legs so make sure to show them off too!
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Get ready to embark on a Tropical Safari with this season’s most exotic trend. A must have look for Spring/Summer, think illustrative palms leaves that capture an island vibe to fierce animal prints with eye-catching appeal.
Take a walk on the wild side with the Aguaclara Madre Selva Bikini. The sexy snakeskin design is decorated with chic gold sequin detail for added texture and a luxurious edge.
Bright, colourful and blooming with florals, we show you how to stand out from the crowd in our Floral Brights holiday look. Including stylish shades and a coordinating kaftan, get ready for perfect summer style with these matching must-haves…
Firstly, you’ll need a show-stopping bikini. The Midnight Grace Jasmine Bikini is a great choice in bright fuchsia with vibrant florals. And the padded cups and a halterneck tie offer fantastic support.
Nothing says summer more than ultra bright lingerie. And in our opinion, the brighter the better! So we’ve rounded up 5 of the best blindingly bright lingerie sets with head-turning appeal. Think bold blues with intricate details to eye-popping pinks that really pack a punch, up to a J cup. So get your sunglasses at the ready and be dazzled by our top picks.
1. Striking and feminine, the Freya Starlet Bra makes a bold statement in an electric blue hue as geometric lace and semi-sheer embroidered tulle soften the look.
The weekend is almost here and we’re treating you to 20% off! So if you’ve had your eye on something for a little while it’s the perfect opportunity to shop guilt free! Why not try a fashionable bra from Freya? Or some sexy swimwear from Sophina? Just to name a few!
The nautical trend is back for summer and it’s more stylish than ever. Classic maritime stripes and retro silhouettes maintain a timeless feel, whilst oceanic prints and trend-led details give a contemporary update. Combining fashionable and flattering styles, anchor your beachside look with our top swimwear picks.
Rock a retro vibe at the beach in the Santa Cruz Bikini. Detailed with contrast stripes and red accents, the sweetheart bust and high-waisted brief combine to flatter the silhouette.
Perfect for a day at the beach or lounging by the pool, our collection of maternity swimwear is specially designed for flattering comfort and support without sacrificing on style. From wonderful one-pieces to two-piece tankinis, step out in confidence with the perfect swimwear to suit your changing shape.
One of our top trends for SS15 is definitely animal printed swimwear. Leopard print never fails to make a sexy statement whilst maintaining a fashion-forward edge. Whether it’s a glam swimsuit or a bold and bright bikini, take a walk on the wild side with our puurfect picks.