That old adage, sex sells, has played a role in Agent Provocateur’s success over its 20-year history—but it certainly hasn’t been the only factor.
“I’ve always been really inspired by lingerie–it’s this personal, hidden layer that has played such an important role in shaping women throughout history,” says Christina Remenyi, founder and creative director of Toronto-based lingerie company Fortnight.
For a recent trip to the Seychelles, Valérie Delafosse packed 15 swimsuits. By any measure, that’s a lot. But for Delafosse, the artistic director at Eres, a beach vacation is different than it is for the rest of us.