Julia Restoin Roitfeld, model and daughter of ex-French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld, has designed a capsule collection of vintage inspired lingerie with Kiki de Monparnasse - the American lingerie label named after the chic French actress at the heart of the 1920 social scene in the Montparnasse district of Paris.
The result of the collaboration is a romantic, boudoir-esq collection of lacy robes, underwired corselette bras in satin and French lace and matching high waisted bottoms from times gone by. Julia says, “Lingerie should feel as good to wear as it looks… I buy lingerie for myself, not even for my boyfriend… I think it is really important for a woman to feel good about herself and buying lingerie that makes you feel good is a great way to start. Even if it’s just for yourself—even if no one else sees it—you know it, you feel it, and I believe it gives you that extra confidence.”
The underwear is beautfully modelled by Julia herself in a series of black and white pictures which are reminicent of a young Elizabeth Taylor circa 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.'
The range will be available online here from December 14.