Brook There’s Ethically Made, Organic Lingerie

The Portland, ME-based designer chats about creating a comfortable alternative to synthetic basics

When Brook DeLorme first launched her line Brook There in 2007 as a spin-off of her and husband’s shirting label Seawall, her focus was on creating soft, easy loungewear pieces that would highlight the elegance of handcrafted, no-fuss basics. However, it wasnt until DeLorme began creating soft-cup lingerie sets that her collection really began to take off. The Maine-based designer found a strong following in …

Minimalist Lingerie by Portland’s REIF

Comfort, functionality and a subtle, sexy twist establish the AW '14 basics collection

Amongst a sea of over-embellished, neon-colored intimates that clog retail spaces everywhere, Portland-based REIF‘s new minimalist lingerie is a big gulp of fresh air. The latest AW ’14 “basiks” collection introduces contemporary pieces that are seductive without being flashy and, most importantly, are meant to be utilitarian and comfortable in movement—as the lookbook demonstrates. Designed by self-taught Lindsay Reif (who first become known in local …

Lonely Swim

The lingerie experts release their debut sleek, all-black-everything swimwear collection

One of CH’s favorite lingerie brands, New Zealand’s Lonely, has just released its first swimwear line—and while it’s in line with the modern, ladylike (and still super-hot) underwear, the swimsuits are decidedly sporty and sleek. Including bondage-inspired straps, fishnet-mesh sheer panels and cut-outs aplenty, Lonely’s debut swimwear collection includes something for just about any and all body shapes. From bikini tops (including a long-line style), …