Saturday July 11, 2020

Fashion: Lingerie with a feelgood factor

Even when it comes to designer underwear, comfort is key, says Brown Thomas buyer Rachelle Hanley

2nd February, 2020
Coral lace bralette, Noelle Wolf, €70, Matching brief, Noelle Wolf, €33, Small hoop earrings, Metier, €125 each, Shell earrings, Isabel Marant, €95

“We find many women first come to us in their early thirties, which is later than I would recommend,” says Brown Thomas lingerie buyer Rachelle Hanley. She has been buying designer underwear professionally for five years now, most recently taking on the Brown Thomas gig. She is better placed than most, then, to understand what Irish women really want in their underwear drawer, and to offer some advice on buying lingerie well.


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