Garden of Lace: Carine Gilson
•First monograph about top lingerie and nightwear designer Carine Gilson who creates ‘haute lingerie’ for women such as Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell end Madonna
•A leading lingerie designer for over 30 years, her hand-stitched creations are made in her atelier in Brussels and are sold across the world
•Carine Gilson launched her Parisian haute couture lingerie label nearly 20 years ago to instant industry acclaim
•That specialize in luxurious underpinnings and beachwear with a coquettish twist
“… pieces are beautifully crafted” – Net-a-porter.com
Birds of paradise, exotic flowers, the Garden of Eden, Gustav Klimt, Art Nouveau and Les Ballets Russes are sources of inspiration for the incredible and exclusive oeuvre of Belgian lingerie and nightwear designer Carine Gilson. She transforms Calais lace and silk from Lyon into ‘haute lingerie’ with masterly finesse, and her designs catapult the imagination into a dream world of sensuality and elegance. This book explores her philosophy and work, specializing in her designs, the sumptuous subject material she sources, and the craftsmanship of the atelier that has been transforming lace and silk into exquisite and luxurious lingerie, robes, and nightgowns for just about 30 years. Carine Gilson’s couture lingerie is sold in her own retail outlets in Paris, London, Taipei and Brussels and in famous couture houses world wide.
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