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April 20 2014

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Erin Fetherston Wants to Give Brides Their (Sultry) Something New

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Erin Fetherston x Cosabella
Erin Fetherston x Cosabella

Who doesn’t love a saucy set of lingerie, what with its bows, lace, garter belts, corseting, rows of hook and eyes, and the like? A lot of ladies, as it turns out. “Stylized lingerie is really beautiful, but sometimes it makes people feel a little silly,” said Erin Fetherston. “It can seem like a costume and make you feel like you’re putting on a show,” she added. Fetherston hopes to remedy this with her latest project: a range of effortless underthings which, crafted in collaboration with Cosabella, debuts exclusively here. “I had been dreaming about doing something in intimates and lingerie for a long time,” said the designer, who’s known for her ultra-ladylike ready-to-wear. While sleep and loungewear will be introduced in subsequent collections, the first installment of the ongoing partnership focuses on the bridal trousseau. Appropriate, considering Fetherston tied the knot with Gabe Saporta this past May. “I found it very hard to find bridal lingerie that was just right for me,” she recalled. “Everything was too over-the-top or too simple, so I tried to hit a balance with this collection.” Describing the easy black, peach, and white wares as made “for women, by women,” Fetherston explained that the pieces—like a subtle pink lace bra-and-bottoms set adorned with giant satin bows, or a ruffle-embellished bra paired with point d’esprit briefs—are meant to be flirty, sexy, and fun. “I connect with the softer spectrum of femininity—I’m really a romantic,” she mused. “I’m a dreamer, and I wanted the lingerie to have that feeling.”

Erin Fetherston’s first collection for Cosabella will be available at Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, and other select retailers beginning in February. Prices range from $20 to $240.

Photos: Shae Detar

Designer Diary: Erin Fetherston’s Postcard from Barbados

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Erin Fetherston and Gabe Saporta jetted off to St. Nicholas Abbey in Barbados, where they got married on May 26. Here, the designer shares some snaps from her tropical honeymoon, exclusively with Style.com.

Erin Fetherston's postcard from Barbados

Gabe and I got married in Barbados over Memorial Day weekend. We fell in love with Barbados on our first visit there over New Year’s this year. It’s actually where we made our engagement official. With its pristine beaches, mahogany forests, and lush junglescapes, the island is full of natural beauty and old-world charm. Here are a few glimpses into our honeymoon spent at the wonderful Coral Reef Club on the Bajan western shore.

The beach in Barbados

After all the excitement and preparation that goes into a destination wedding, we were so happy to finally get to relax on the beach the day after our ceremony. The Caribbean waters are so warm and clear. It made for excellent swimming and snorkeling. We saw amazing tropical fish in the reef that protects this enclave of the beach.

Beach meets forest in Barbados

I’ve always loved the forest and the sea, and this is one of the few places in the world where I’ve seen them collide. We loved lounging beneath these giant, magical mahogany trees.

Erin Fetherston hits the beach

The sand was so soft and fine, I loved sinking my feet into it. Continue Reading “Designer Diary: Erin Fetherston’s Postcard from Barbados” »