French chantilly leavers lace, antique Victorian lace, Swiss embroidery, English metallic leavers lace.
‘Girls That Glitter Love The Dark’ is a dreamy coming together of the designer’s love of exquisite artisan textiles and a sense of playful eroticism. This season sees the return of key bestsellers in exciting new colourways, alongside daring new boudoir pieces and Bridal options. As always, Karolina’s bra sized pieces feature innovative adjustable underbands to let the wearer adjust the garment for the perfect fit.
Liliana – Delicate French Chantilly lace is layered in shades of fuchsia and coral, giving an eye-catching glow of colour alongside black satin strapping and oversized bows. This style contains a quarter cup bra, cupless bra, peekaboo brief, strappy thong and suspender.
Ela (gold) – This season sees the bestselling ‘Ela’ bralet and harness knicker shapes updated in an opulent black and gold English leavers lace. There’s also a new peekaboo bra shape and silk mix knicker to mix and match the style with.
Felicja – Bold satin elastic strapping make up this suspender in a dramatic 6-strap silhouette with gold plated components – the perfect addition to any lingerie set. Available in black and ivory.
Daniela – A beautiful French eyelash leavers lace gives this style a subtle delicacy. The babydoll features satin strapping that gives a nod to edgier bondage styling, softened by the softness of tulle and Chantilly lace. The lace overlay is fastened around the neck with an adjustable choker. Also available is a soft bra and brief and thong options.
Erika – An effortlessly stunning waspie – handmade antique silk lace is overlayed on sheer corsetry net, finished with bold black exterior casings and interior waist tape. Closed in the back with black satin ribbon and gold toned eyelets. Ultra luxe finishing includes soft velvet lining and carefully placed velvet ribbon loops on the interior, to allow for the attachment of signature KL suspenders and a harness, with oversized gold plated rings and components.
Emilia – Playful Swiss embroidery in polka-dotted black and silver gives these pieces a flirty feel. This style comprises of a minimalistic darted cup bra, longline cupless bra, tanga ouvert knicker and a midi-line thong:
Agata – Couture French lace with hand embroidery and beading is showcased in this playfully erotic style. A demi-cup bra with bondage-inspired strapping and signature adjustable wing is the perfect pairing to the ouvert knicker with adjustable cage back.
Sayuri – Artisanal vintage kimono silks are given a beautiful new lease of life as stunning lingerie. Sayuri comprises of a padded bra, 6-strap suspender and harness brief or thong. Unique and exquisite vintage kimono silks are hand-picked for this style, resulting in each garment being totally unique. Kimono silks are carefully placed alongside contemporary stretch silk satins and sheer meshes, finished with satin bows and signature satin strapping.
Ela (silver blue) – The perfect set for any fashion-forward bride. Stunning French metallic lace is paired with ivory strapping, with subtle tones of ice blue and silver offering a delicate elegance.
Perla – Eroticism and delicate femininity embrace in this cheeky bridal style. A cupless strapless bra features a delicate corded lace overlay to conceal the bust, sprinkled with hand-embroidered freshwater pearls. The matching frame knicker features a skirted lace waistband. Both are finished with satin bows and freshwater pearl charms.
Klaudia – A nod to the ‘Daniela’ style, a beautifully feminine ivory French Chantilly lace is carefully placed over the bust to tantalising effect and closed with an adjustable choker. The bra features bondage inspired strapping detail, with signature wing strapping allowing the wearer to adjust the bra to fit their bodyshape. The babydoll features skirted silk tulle alongside the lace bust overlay, with two knicker options – an elaborate all-lace knicker with strapping detail and a minimal tanga brief with a silk tulle back.
Photography – J. Tuliniemi
Hair and make up: Jade Crean
Location: Sparklewren showroom