2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: event will take place in Shanghai for the first time

August 29, 2017

Victoria's Secret Angels
Victoria’s Secret Angels  (Photo courtesy of CBS)

The following is a press release from CBS:

For the first time, the Victoria’s Secret Angels will be filmed in Shanghai, China for “The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show,” to be broadcast Tuesday, Nov. 28 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The world’s most celebrated fashion show will be seen in more than 190 countries.

Merging fashion, fantasy and entertainment, the lingerie runway show will include pink carpet interviews, model profiles, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the show, and musical performances that will be announced at a later date.

The all-star line-up of Victoria’s Secret Angels will include returning favorites Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Behati Prinsloo, Candice Swanepoel, Lily Aldridge, Elsa Hosk, Jasmine Tookes, Josephine Skriver, Lais Ribeiro, Martha Hunt, Romee Strijd, Sara Sampaio, Stella Maxwell and Taylor Hill, as well as new faces.

“The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show” is being produced by Done and Dusted, Inc. Edward G. Razek, Monica Mitro, Ian Stewart, Hamish Hamilton and Chip Quigley are the executive producers. Hamish Hamilton is the director.

Triumph Essence names Liv Tyler spokesmodel for its Autumn/Winter 2017 campaign

April 12, 2017

Liv Tyler
Liv Tyler and Rankin (Photo courtesy of Triumph)

Liv Tyler will be a spokesmodel for the lingerie brand Triumph Essence  for its Autumn Winter 2017 global campaign . Noted photographer Rankin shot the campaign, which will have a glamourous theme of Opulent Art Nouveau and feature delicate and intimate styles crafted in velvet embellished mesh, Leavers lace and silk satin.

Tyler commented in a press release: “I am so honored to be working with Triumph, a brand I have known and admired for so many years. It has such history! The Triumph Essence collection is really special and has both a playful, feminine and chic style, which I love. I can’t wait to see it launch later this year.”

Tyler (the daughter of Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler) is best known as an actress who starred in such films as “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “The Incredible Hulk”  and “The Strangers.” She is also a co-star of the TV series “The Leftovers.” Before she became an actress, Tyler was a successful teen model. She also had starring roles in the Aerosmith video “Crazy.” Next up for Tyler is a role in the movie “Wildling” and the TV miniseries “Gunpowder.”

Emily Ratajkowski stars in DKNY Spring/Summer 2017 intimates, hosiery and sleepwear campaign

March 13, 2017

Emily Ratajkowski stars in DKNY's Spring/Summer 2017 intimates, hosiery and sleepwear campaign.
Emily Ratajkowski stars in DKNY’s Spring/Summer 2017 intimates, hosiery and sleepwear campaign. (Photo courtesy of DKNY)

DKNY and model/actress Emily Ratajkowski have teamed up for DKNY’s Spring/Summer 2017 Intimates, Hosiery and Sleepwear Campaign, which was unveiled on March 13, 2017. A short promotional film titled “Good Morning, New York) for the campaign shows Ratajkowski waking up in a bed in a New York City apartment, dressing in DKNY lingerie, and walking her dog outside wearing the lingerie, while surprised onlookers gawk at her.

The campaign and film were shot by fashion photographer Sebastian Faena on location in DKNY’s native New York. The fashion film and campaign imagery, styled by Clare Richardson, will live online at DKNY.com and in iconic New York locations including The High Line, Times Square and in New York subway stations. There will also be a comprehensive digital media plan across several fashion and lifestyle websites to support the launch.

In the campaign, Ratajkowski wears the black unlined demi bra and matching cheeky boyshort from the new classic lace collection. Additional styles worn throughout the campaign include her favorite sheer lace bralette and cheeky garter. The litewear collection appears as she lounges in bed wearing the ultra-smooth wirefree bralette and low rise bikini and with the mesh litewear bodysuit paired with the new fishnet thigh high in nude.

The DKNY intimates, hosiery and sleepwear spring 2017 collections, priced at $12 to $62 (U.S. dollars), are available at DKNY, Nordstrom, Lord + Taylor and Macy’s, both in stores and online, as well as select international retailers.

Kathy Ireland extends partnerships for intimate apparel, sleepwear and lighting

December 15, 2016

Kathy Ireland Worldwide and PPI Apparel Group have extended their partnership for Kathy Ireland Intimates & Sleepwear through 2023.  The upcoming collections will have expansion in girls’ apparel and the launch of an underwear line for men called I’M1.  PPI Apparel Group and Kathy Ireland Worldwide first debuted Kathy Ireland Intimates & Sleepwear in spring 2012. The two companies recently celebrated a milestone of $100 million in sales.

In addition, Kathy Ireland Worldwide has expanded and extended its partnership through 2022 with Pacific Coast Lighting, one of the largest decorative lighting manufacturers in the United States. The two companies are sell Kathy Ireland-branded lamps and lighting fixtures.

Kathy Ireland and Clark Linstone
Kathy Ireland Worldwide chair/CEO/chief designer Kathy Ireland and Pacific Coast Lighting president Clark Linstone. (Photo courtesy of Pacific Coast Lighting)