Agent Provocateur lives up to its name with lingerie that’s breaking down even staid Britain’s barriers.
Success isn’t softening Agent Provocateur. If anything, the U.K.-based purveyor of high-end lacy, racy knickers and Swarovski-studded handcuffs aggressively lives up to its name. In the eight years since Joseph Corre and Serena Rees launched their firm with a boutique in London’s Soho neighborhood, they have set out to provoke the public, the media, their retailing neighbors and the innerwear industry.
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