Dessù Lingerie

When two women in Paris couldn't find underwear to fit their different moods, they made their own

Funded via KissKissBankBank (France’s version of Kickstarter) last year, Paris-and-London-based Dessù offers a new perspective on lingerie. (The name comes from the phonetically similar dessous, one of the many French words for underwear.) The debut collection launched with six very different pieces, each with a stylish aesthetic that represents different times throughout the day and also named after specific hours. The underwear—made in Tunisia, with …

New Lingerie for Spring

Thoughtfully made, comfortable bras and underwear worth peeling the layers off for

With warmer weather comes fewer layers, and the increased probability that your undergarments will say hello to the world in some way, shape or form. Freshen up the spring wardrobe by tossing out basics that make you itch, sad or even embarrassed, while investing in comfortable pieces that instill confidence and cheer. Below is a look at independent lingerie-makers who are doing very interesting things …

Le Slip Français Underwear

The brand expands its 100% French-made offerings beyond undergarments and opens its first boutique

When he founded Le Slip Français in 2011, Guillaume Gibault didn’t realize he would be starting an underwear movement. He found a workshop in Dordogne, France, where several generations of craftsmen had been making undergarments for over 60 years. From there, he set out to create 100% made-in-France men’s briefs, without any of the snootiness or seriousness that often plagues high-end luxury underwear—or craftsmanship in …