Fall in love with Strapping

7 November 2018

Lingerie collections are unleashing their seductive side this winter, as the ‘strapping’ trend transforms intimates into fashion accessories.

What is strapping?
Taking its inspiration from the bondage scene, strapping incorporates harness-style straps, cords and elastic in sexy and structured lingerie designs.

The trend has moved firmly into the mainstream with garments designed as fully-fledged fashion accessories to be worn as part of an outfit.

Bras are shown off beneath sheer or low-cut tops, while briefs feature structured openwork.

They can be dressed down with wardrobe basics, such as jeans or trainers, to break the traditional style codes of BDSM-inspired garments.

From sporty, strap-based styles to raunchier lingerie, brands are attentive to each and every detail of their designs for a daring and unapologetic look.

The trend is all about encouraging women to feel powerful, sexy and confident with a finishing touch that says it all!

In the same vein, latex is taking a step back from fetishism and becoming an increasingly popular fashion choice. Collections use it in creative and feminine details for ultra-retro and totally unexpected lingerie looks. Discover the brand Elissa Poppy on the Exposed area in January.

Flashy you and me
Marlies Dekkers

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