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Mood Swing

Some designers favor a dark, brooding approach to fall lingerie and loungewear, with black pieces in shapes that blend severity and sensuality.

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Some designers favor a dark, brooding approach to fall lingerie and loungewear, with black pieces in shapes that blend severity and sensuality. Case in point: Cadolle’s silk and spandex satin and lace minidress. Emilio Cavallini tights; Christian Louboutin pumps.

This story first appeared in the December 3, 2007 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

PARIS — Lace is always among the most romantic of materials, and it’s trimming evocative, erotic lingerie looks at the moment. Designers are playing with patterns and transparency and using those elements in such nostalgic shapes as teddies. — Laurent Folcher

PHOTOGRAPHED BY PATRICK KATZMAN AT HOTEL DANIEL/PARIS; HAIR AND MAKEUP BY ALEXANDRA SCHIAVI/AIRPORT PARIS; MODEL: KATYA/MAJOR; FASHION ASSISTANT: CELIA GONZALEZ; STYLED BY LAURENT FOLCHER

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