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By Chere Di Boscio
Dita Von Teese. Gypsy Rose Lee. Josephine Baker. Betty Paige. These are just a few of the cheekily sexy women who have inspired Itsy Bitsy Lingerie’s Burlesque Boudoir Collection.
Itsy Bitsy Vintage is a unique lingerie concept that recognises the rich individuality of women’s tastes, as well as the desires of the men who love them. Their seductive designs encourage women to discover the playful aspects of their character. Whether aiming to tease a lover in the boudoir, show-off in a club or perform live on stage, Itsy Bitsy Vintage lingerie invigorates a woman’s inner minx and sets fire to male desire!
Counting 30s and 40s inspired pieces like a satin bra top with laser-cut lace edging, ombre fringing. vintage silk tape and emerald crystal beading, or a feather trimmed thong hand-beaded with a selection of upcycled gems, each piece from Itsy Bitsy is eco-friendly.
As founders of the brand, Oonagh and Tracy are inspired by an array of beautiful untapped treasures waiting to be transformed from garments discarded by ladies who lunch into the naughtiest pieces of lingerie. With an eye for quality, the pair are passionate about searching for unusual fabrics and trimmings in antique collections.
The designing duo scour vintage boutiques and charity shops for materials, but if you’ve found something you love yourself, they’re happy to convert the material into a beguiling bespoke work of art, which is sure to elicit the required response.
From embellished chiffon babydolls to exotic fringed thongs, every outfit is individually designed and handmade, and each piece is lovingly hand decorated with rare vintage beads and trims. These make a perfect gift for a bride-to-be, or for yourself–just Tweet this article to your boy, and maybe he’ll take the hint!
For more information, please click here. Shoot: Carine Lucchese Fashion and Music Photographer: MUA: Alexa Delarosa and Zora Hamzaoui Model: Sorrel So Fly and Amber Topaz. Main image: still from ‘Betty Paige Reveals All’ film.