I have been working on a very exciting project and it is time to share the news. I am producing a limited collection of lingerie for the Dose Market in Chicago! This is the first time I am producing ready-to-wear lingerie, something that is quite different from making custom bras for individual clients. Pictured above is a sample of what I will be selling at the market on November 6. I call this the “15-Minute” set.
The 15-Minute set consists of a bralette with vertically seamed triangle stretch lace cups set into a half-inch silk band with an adjustable flat hook back and double quarter inch adjustable satin and elastic straps. The bralette is paired with matching stretch lace string bikini hipster panties that have a concealed cotton panel. I am currently making this same design in two colorways and I will share pictures of the different sets over the next few weeks leading up to the market.
Lingerie aficionados will understand why I have dubbed this the 15-Minute set. Given the design and fabrication, the bralette is not intended to be worn for an extended period of time for support and shaping. It is meant to be to be worn when you want to receive a little extra attention from someone at home. The thought being that it will not be on for long!
Given this particular design I am only making the set for A and B cups. In my view, once you go beyond those cup sizes, more support and shaping is necessary, even if it is only for 15 minutes. I do make the equivalent of the 15-Minute bra for C cups and larger that have the sheerness of lace and beauty of silk for custom clients. However, as you know from reading my blog entry on “The Best Fitting Bra” that is necessarily a different design!
I would definitely add the 15-Minute set to the list of bra wardrobe essentials. You should have at least one of these in your lingerie drawer.