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Onshoring – Harlette

Posted in Beachwear, BIKINI, Caribbean, Couture, Couture Lingerie, Cruisewear, Diamonds, Elite Traveller, Fashion, Fashion Design, Fashion Manufacturing, Fashion Week, France, Harlette, Lingerie, Lingerie Models, London, Luxury Lingerie, Luxury Swim, Luxury Underwear, Patent, Pearls, Platinum Lingerie, Silk, SWIMMING, Swimwear, Sydney, Underwear, United Kingdom with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 7, 2016 by harlette

The media is awash with the news of offshore investments Panama Gate, resignations of Iceland’s Prime Minister, but something that caught my attention was an article in the guardian on sweat shops in Myanmar.

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/bill-nighy/global-pverty-hope-for-myanmar_b_9612852.html

All this talk of Offshoring got me thinking about Onshoring.  Since 2009 Harlette have been practitioners of Onshoring, beginning with designing & manufacturing in Australia.

This is an example of Australian Design and Manufacturing recently on Catwalk in Caribbean on the island of Curacao as part of International Swim Fashion Week.

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Kia Archer, from Elite Miami models Riviera Rouge 100% Silk & French Lace

Harlette expanded the Onshoring activities for Luxury Lingerie Manufacturing to UK in 2015 this is 100% made in London with a collection of 8 to 12 styles available in 10 days.

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Sharon Fonseca from Ford, model’s Harlette couture Cleopatra ShowPiece

on Catwalk in Caribbean, ISFWCuracao.

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Holly Baratta from Elite Miami models

100% made in London showpiece

Featuring 100% UK Linton Tweed made into luxury lingerie

Harlette in 2016 have expanded Onshoring Manufacturing to France last month. To produce this luxury bikini, first run 10 days from fabric selection manufacture to final finish.

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Cassandra Ross wears 100% made in France Jet Set Bikini

on ISFWCuracao Catwalk in Caribbean

Harlette approach to limited edition Luxury is unique in the world just as you are unique.

If your discovering Harlette for the first time, our consistent approach to sourcing luxury fabrics and French lace quality sees our collections selected by stylists, TV shows and magazines.

Harlette onshore all luxury design, manufacturing in three countries Australia, Britain & France globally. Including the only luxury company in world to have a patent for platinum & diamonds suspenders and worlds first south sea pearl luxury lingerie set.

The Economic Times listed Harlette company as the 5th most unique company to provide services globally

Harlette provides you with 100% certainty where your luxury garments are made and manufactured and Harlette delivers to you anywhere in the world.

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Hannah Flattery models couture Baby Doll

100% made in London on ISFWCuracao Catwalk in Caribbean

 

 

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Happy Valentines

Posted in Diamonds, Love, Relationships, Space Travel, Twitter, Uncategorized, Writing with tags , , on February 14, 2016 by harlette

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This year, as you eat your chocolates, nibble on strawberries and take time out to smell the roses. Have you thought about who spread the idea of celebrating “Love” on 14th of February?

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According to Chaucer and the Cult of St Valentine, there is much debate and speculation around when St Valentine stepped into the limelight to become love’s IT Guy and why 14th of February was the day to celebrate Love.

According to a quick whip around the online bible aka Google. The day first became associated with romantic love within the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century, when the tradition of courtly love flourished.

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The first recorded association of Valentine’s Day with romantic love is in Parlement of Foules (1382) by Geoffrey Chaucer.[24] Chaucer wrote:

For this was on seynt Volantynys day
Whan euery bryd comyth there to chese his make.

[“For this was on St. Valentine’s Day, when every bird cometh there to choose his mate.”]

Now it gets interesting reading into the pages of Chaucer and the Cult of St Valentine, three other people were writing on this topic of Love around 14th & 15th Century and it took time for these ideas to spread. Savoyard Oton de Grandson, John Gower and Valencian Pardo.

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These days we have an idea around the planet in 2 secs with the wonder and magic of #hashtags, YouTube, twitter & Facebook. Ideas circle around the planet in 140 words or less thanks to everyone that retweets & likes. Back in the 14th century ideas had to walk, they had to talk, take horseback, take boats, mature, mellow and then get dipped in ink.

Just think about how quickly everyone was Twerking, Planking, and all the other things that Twitter and Facebook have taught us over the years.

The fact that we celebrate love today is a miracle when you think about it, and I wonder exactly what our generation will get to share with future generations?

My vote is with #spacerocks

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This was the #quote of the week

Sex in outer space. “While NASA officials don’t categorically state that there has never been any sexual activity in space, they have consistently drawn a veil over public discussion of such questions.” According to NASA spokesman, John Ira Petty, “We consider all aspects of long-duration space flight. Obviously there are various psychological stresses (that crews would have to face), but in terms of experiments in sex in space, that’s just not on the agenda” (reported by MSNBC TV, February 24, 2000).

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LARA + LAETITIA WISE UP FOR i-D wearing HARLETTE

Posted in Couture Lingerie, Diamonds, Fashion, Fashion Design, Harlette, Lingerie, Lingerie Models, Luxury Lingerie, Luxury Underwear, Platinum Lingerie, Super Models, Underwear with tags , , , , , , , , on November 22, 2012 by harlette

Crowned the Queens of Curvature

 Lara Stone + Laetitia Casta in Harlette

i-D Magazine nº322: ‘The Wise Up Issue’

Models: Lara Stone and Laetitia Casta

Photography: Daniele Duella and Iango Henzi

Fashion Editor: Charlotte Stockdale

Make-up: Stephane Marais at L’Atelier

Hair: Luigi Murenu for John Frieda

Lara Stone wears Northern Lights Couture Gown by Harlette

Laetitia Casta wears Harlette Platinum H Clasp Knicker & Heiress Cami

Laetitia Casta wears Harlette Platinum Lingerie Heart Suspender Clips

Oscars Glamour + best bytes from LFW AW12

Posted in CELEBRITY, Diamonds, Fashion, Fashion Week, Haute Couture, London, Los Angeles, Movies, Oscars, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 27, 2012 by harlette

Alexander McQueen @WorldMcQueen + a dazzle of 2 million dollars of Diamonds to complete the look for Jessica Chastain

White Perfect & glamorous Tom Ford @ttomford & Gwyneth Paltrow make magic this year at the Oscars with this cape & silhouette

Versace @Versace and Angelina Jolie remind us of the signature Versace fabulous fashion heart starter of thigh high split on a Velvet backdrop just divine.

Now a chance to catch up on the best from London Fashion Week here are our picks from the runways in London thanks to @Rightster

Vivienne Westwood Red Label AW12

http://vds.rightster.com/v/01z11upwx2qx3i

Burberry AW12

http://vds.rightster.com/v/01z11ujwx2qx3i

Temperley London AW12

http://vds.rightster.com/v/01z11utxx2qx3i

Catch what Victoria Beckham has had to say about winning Designer Brand for 2011 at the British Fashion Awards

http://vds.rightster.com/v/01z122q7x2qx3i

Harlette Collection Shots from V Magazine Valentines Day Video

Posted in Burlesque, Couture Lingerie, Diamonds, Fashion, Lingerie, Lingerie Models, Luxury Lingerie, Luxury Underwear, Magazines, Paris, Platinum Lingerie, Uncategorized, Underwear with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 16, 2012 by harlette

 

Pieces selected by stylist Simon Gensowski appearing in V Magazine Valentines Day film directed by Justin Wu are as follows

http://www.harlette.com/luxury-lingerie/couture/runway-roses-suspender-skirt/

http://www.harlette.com/luxury-lingerie/platinum-label/harlette-platinum-diamond-suspender-clips/

Happy Valentines Day

Posted in Couture Lingerie, Diamonds, Fashion, Love, Luxury Lingerie, Luxury Underwear, Paris, Uncategorized, Underwear with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 14, 2012 by harlette

Cupids here is the official V Magazine Valentines Day Video directed by Justin Wu and styled by Simon Gensowski filmed in the city of LOVE itself Paris

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY FROM V MAGAZINE from V Magazine on Vimeo.

Happy Valentines Day thanks to V Magazine

http://www.vmagazine.com/2012/02/happy-valentines-day-from-v/

SNEAK PEAK : LUXURY SILK & METALLIC KIMONO made with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS

Posted in Couture Lingerie, Diamonds, Fashion, Fashion Design, Harlette, Lingerie, Lingerie Calendar, Lingerie Models, London, Luxury Lingerie, Luxury Underwear, Paris, Platinum Lingerie, Underwear with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on January 12, 2012 by harlette

Here is a sneak peek first look at our luxury silk & metallic kimono made with Swarovski Elements that will be shown at Salon Internation de la Lingerie in Paris on 21st January later this month.

Harlette will be releasing limited edition silk & metallic kimono’s made with different limited edition fabrics, there are only 3 or 4 in each fabric so these will be collectors editions.  Keep an eye out as these fabrics are deliciously luxurious with their metallics and matching Swarovski buttons. There also is one amazing detail still to be revealed that makes these kimono’s truly limited edition.

Speaking of Swarovski in the 2011 reviews Lingerie Talk had this to say about Harlette in their article called Silk Lace and Swarovski lingerie labels laid on the bling in 2011  http://www.lingerietalk.com/2011/12/20/lingerie-news/silk-lace-and-swarovski-lingerie-labels-laid-on-the-bling-in-2011.html

Harlette Platinum Collection

The perfect gift for women who aren’t impressed by glass jewels, Harlette’s $15,000 suspender clasps have a heart-shaped platinum base set with 135 diamonds. Harlette partnered with Aussie jeweler Eskae in 2009 to create these alluring gems, and also offers a bespoke service that will customize them for special orders.

Renowned for its sumptuous creations for Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Harlette this year also unveiled its Couture Glamour gown (above) and matching lingerie in a shimmering metallic fabric. It’s a custom order beginning at £5000, depending on the amount of jewel embellishments you choose.

The glamour gown seen on Melissa Reeves 2012 Calendar cover is featured in the Lingerie Talk article, you can see exclusive pictures of some of her calendar pictures in MAXIM UK. To jump on board and purchase her calendar to see Melissa in Harlette Luxury Lingerie click here http://www.melissareeves.co.uk/2012-calendar.html To see Melissa’s MAXIM 2012 Calendar article click here http://www.maxim.co.uk/girls/celebrity/27391/melissa_reeves.html

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