Announcing the Official Closing Benefit of LingerieFW, the first Fashion Week exclusively dedicated to the intimate apparel industry, on Saturday August 3rd from 8-10pm. Showcasing an exclusive Pop Up Exhibit from the Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum: “The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry & Binding” by artist, couturier and historian Camilla Huey (has designed for a roster of names including Oprah, Janet Jackson and Katy Perry). The exhibit, temporarily moving from the Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum in upper Manhattan, resurrects the lives of eight women involved in the adventures of Aaron Burr, Vice President to Thomas Jefferson and the assassin of Alexander Hamilton. The exhibition tells the compelling stories of these women through the craft of bookbinding and the art of couture corsets.
Open to the public, this event features a 2-hour open bar with 10% of all ticket sales (http://lingeriefashionweek.eventbrite.com/) donated to Bright Pink, the only national non-profit organization focusing on the risk reduction and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women while offering support for high-risk individuals.
For more on the Closing Benefit & Pop Up Exhibit: http://www.lingeriefw.com/camilla-hueymorris-jumel-mansion-museum.html. For more on Lingerie Fashion Week: http://www.lingeriefw.com/.
LingerieFW Returns for Spring/Summer 2014
The first Fashion Week exclusively dedicated to the intimate apparel industry.
New York, NY 16 July 2013 – We came. We saw. We conquered. We’re back. Lingerie Fashion Week, the first Fashion Week worldwide exclusively dedicated to the intimate apparel industry, follows up its February debut with a season two return for Spring/Summer 2014. Shows ranging from emerging and established brands to celebrity labels will take the stage via Runway or Presentation at The Metropolitan Suite in New York, August 1st, 2nd & 3rd.Available on LingerieFW.com, the Official SS14 Schedule includes: Rococo Dessous, the first lingerie line made of 24-karat gold thread, worldwide leader in retro-inspired lingerie & stockings Secrets in Lace, presenting Secrets in Lace, Bettie Page Lingerie & Stockings and Dita Von Teese Stockings, global powerhouse and full bust leader Affinitas & Parfait, lingerie-RTW fusion NOE Undergarments, lingerie & lounge lines Lola Haze and Uye Surana showing in a combined Presentation, fashion-forward nursing & maternity line You! Lingerie, and innovative NaïS lingerie & loungewear and decadent Nevaeh Intimates showing in a combined Made in NY Presentation. Headquartered in Japan and currently counting three New York storefronts including Soho & Madison Ave, BRADELIS NEW YORK will kick-off Lingerie Fashion Week with a Runway Show followed by a Presentation & Cocktail Reception. The three-day event will wrap with an Official Closing Party on Saturday, August 3rd, benefitting Bright Pink and featuring a Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum Pop Up Exhibit in conjunction with the Historic House Trust’s Contemporary Art Partnerships initiative: “The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry & Binding” by artist and couturier Camilla Huey.LingerieFW also welcomes on board Cotton Incorporated as partner, who is proving what really lies beneath via a Cotton Installation. Featuring a range of cotton-rich looks from varying intimate apparel brands and designers, the Installation will be on-view in the Cotton Lounge throughout the three days for guests to enjoy. Keeping press, influencers, designers, models and guests refreshed, Java Monster joins as Official Beverage to LingerieFW. Nevaeh Intimates-clad Java Girls will distribute chilled coffee beverages Mean Bean, Loca Moca, Kona Cappuccino and Vanilla Light to those in need of a recharge from the Sponsor Lounge to Backstage. Guests needing a treat can also snack on ice cream bars from ENLIGHTENED: The-Good-For-
Having successfully staked its claim as a power player in the greater fashion industry, intimate apparel now has its own Fashion Week to boot. Introducing LingerieFW, the first Fashion Week exclusively dedicated to intimate apparel brands. Encompassing lingerie, loungewear, sleepwear, shapewear, hosiery and lingerie accessories, LingerieFW (representing a $14 billion and growing market segment) presents an exciting industry hub designed to collectively give the growing force of intimates brands their due voice. Open to emerging and established brands worldwide, LingerieFW offers a high visibility, influential platform yielding maximum buzz and media exposure. Shedding a powerful spotlight on intimates designers and the industry as a whole, LingerieFW™ aims to make intimates brands household names just as their womenswear counterparts are. LingerieFW debuted for the FW13 season in February 2013 to a result of over 100+ million total Media Impressions, reaching audiences from North & South America to Europe and Asia. www.lingeriefw.com