Agent Provocateur Christmas Sale – 2016 Prime Picks

Author: Estelle

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This will be my final post prior to Christmas, which is in fact tomorrow as far as I’m concerned – we’re spending it with my fiancé’s household who have their massive Christmas meal on the 24th and then open presents at midnight. I will also be offline for the subsequent couple of days, so I wanted to take this chance to want all of my readers a very beautiful Christmas. I hope Santa brings you whatever lingerie you have been dreaming of, but if he doesn’t, there’s often the Agent Provocateur Christmas sale to treat yourself with 😉

I have to say I’ve been a little disillusioned with Agent Provocateur of late. This was 1 of the extremely 1st luxury lingerie brands I ever discovered, and undoubtedly the one I’ve purchased the most from, but I’ve only spent £25 with them this year. I always looked to them for styles that have been fresh and exciting and new, but for the final couple of seasons I’ve felt like that innovation has been missing. The lingerie is as luxurious as ever, but aside from the odd piece (I do not dislike everything) it just feels like more of the very same. Is that just me?

For instance, they are only not too long ago beginning to release bralettes, arguably the most significant lingerie trend of the previous couple of years, and it is strange seeing a brand that’s generally making the trends attempt to play catch-up alternatively. It’s a shame, simply because I actually would have loved to have noticed what Agent Provocateur could have come up with if they’d taken this trend and run with it.

Still, if what you are looking for is just very quite lingerie, Agent Provocateur will usually do that properly. And with numerous pieces now as considerably as 85% off, it’s the ideal time to treat your self to something you have been lusting after, or to try the brand for the initial time. Here are my favourite pieces, and you can see the complete sale here.

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Evalyne bra – Was £95, Now £25 (~$ 31 / ~29€)

Evalyne knickers – Was £85, Now £20 (~$ 25 / ~23€)

Evalyne suspender belt – Was £95, Now £20 (~$ 25 / ~23€)

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Axis bra – Was £95, Now £25 (~$ 31 / ~29€)

Axis knickers – Was £85, Now £20 (~$ 25 / ~23€)

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Gi-Gi playsuit – Was £245, Now £85 (~$ 104 / ~100€)

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Theadora bodysuit – Was £395, Now £50 (~$ 61 / ~59€)

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Alina basque – Was £325, Now £65 (~$ 80 / ~76€)

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Gina bra – Was £75, Now £35 (~$ 43 / ~41€)

Gina knickers – Was £55, Now £25 (~$ 31 / ~29€)

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Bubbles hold-ups – Was £35, Now £15 (~$ 18 / ~18€)

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Amara slip – Was £495, Now £245 (~$ 301 / ~288€)

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Dioni bra – Was £395, Now £95 (~$ 117 / ~112€)

Dioni knickers – Was £395, Now £75 (~$ 92 / ~88€)

Dioni suspender belt – Was £295, Now £75 (~$ 92 / ~88€)

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June bra – Was £85, Now £40 (~$ 49 / ~47€)

June knickers – Was £65, Now £30 (~$ 37 / ~35€)

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Champagne / Dark Pink stockings – Was £25, Now £15 (~$ 18 / ~18€)

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Zaharah bra – Was £345, Now £75 (~$ 92 / ~88€)

Zaharah knickers – Was £225, Now £45 (~$ 55 / ~53€)

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Purrrfect set of three knickers – Was £95, Now £45 (~$ 55 / ~53€)

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Summer time bra – Was £95, Now £45 (~$ 55 / ~53€)

Summer time ouvert knickers – Was £75, Now £35 (~$ 43 / ~41€)

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Bar bra – Was £75, Now £35 (~$ 43 / ~41€)

Bar knickers – Was £55, Now £25 (~$ 31 / ~29€)

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Czarinah bra – Was £295, Now £75 (~$ 92 / ~88€)

Czarinah knickers – Was £245, Now £50 (~$ 61 / ~59€)

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Fifi bra – Was £85, Now £30 (~$ 37 / ~35€)

Fifi ouvert knickers – Was £75, Now £25 (~$ 31 / ~29€)

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Astra bra – Was £395, Now £95 (~$ 117 / ~112€)

Astra knickers – Was £325, Now £75 (~$ 92 / ~88€)

Astra suspender belt – Was £395, Now £75 (~$ 92 / ~88€)

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Gabriella bra – Was £195, Now £75 (~$ 92 / ~88€)

Gabriella knickers – Was £145, Now £55 (~$ 67 / ~65€)

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Earine knickers – Was £35, Now £15 (~$ 18 / ~18€)

And with that, I’m off to pack. Satisfied purchasing, and pleased Christmas! Do let me know what you think of Agent Provocateur’s designs lately – are you finding them as exciting as usual?

Estelle

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Luxury Knicker Critiques: La Lilouche & Agent Provocateur

Author: Estelle

Disclosure: I bought both products here with my personal money and was not asked to evaluation them. This post contains affiliate hyperlinks.

These days I bring you a couple of ‘brief’ testimonials, har har. I’ve fallen a small behind on the items I had planned to review and these knickers are both now sold out, but they’re pretty and I wanted to function them anyway. So rather than my usual, in-depth testimonials, I believed I’d bundle them with each other into one brief but image-heavy post. Enjoy!

La Lilouche Veronika knickers

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My La Lilouche Adelle-Lana set is one of the most luxurious factors I’ve ever bought, and quite considerably the moment I received it and saw the high quality and detail first-hand I went back for more from her sample sale (nonetheless on, by the way).

I’m just so in adore with these Veronika knickers. They have basically almost everything on them – wet-look fabric, sheer fabric, appliqué, cut-out detail, 3D roses… require I go on? However with it all getting the very same colour it doesn’t appear like as well a lot. This is what I really like about La Lilouche so a lot of of her designs feature a multitude of diverse textures and fabrics that are blended perfectly together. The finish is artistic and unique and quite, extremely luxurious.

La Lilouche’s rates reflect the level of detail that goes into her pieces i.e. it’s costly, but it’s so worth each penny. I’ve now got my eye on the higher-waisted Alexina knickers, the button-up Leina knickers and, like, each other item in retailer.

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Agent Provocateur Bubbles knickers

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I have long coveted Agent Provocateur‘s Bubbles line. I 1st wrote about it in the original black back in 2012 and it was 1 of those pieces I’d really regretted not getting after it had sold out, but then the planets aligned and they re-released it a handful of seasons later in my favourite colour, red.

As significantly as I love the aesthetics here, I ended up buying this on sale (one of the few pieces I said I’d allow myself to do that for in the course of my complete-priced only challenge) and I’m glad I did. The knickers do have a gusset but it’s a teeny tiny one that covers nothing, so with the ginormous gaps in this supersized net it’s just not really comfortable or, in my opinion, eye-catching to put on. I’m going to sew in a taller gusset myself!

The elastic trims around the leg openings have a tendency to turn over as I stroll and show the stitched-onto side, and the net itself is a loosely-woven and very easily-pulled type that’s currently rubbed thin nearly to the point of falling apart where it wraps around the gold ring at the back. I’ve bought rather a lot from Agent Provocateur more than the years and I have to say, this is the lowest-quality item of the lot. It’s nice to finally own one thing I’ve lusted following for so long, but honestly I sort of want I’d place the cash towards some thing else.

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What do you consider of these two pairs of knickers? Also, I’d enjoy to know if you favor my usual, detailed evaluations that cover match, durability and so on, or short and sweet ones like this? I do not review every little thing I purchase basically simply because I do not have the time, but I could consider carrying out much more typical mini evaluations like this if you’d be interested in them.

Estelle

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Agent Provocateur ‘Robyn’ Bra and Short. Robyn was almost certainly the…

Agent Provocateur ‘Robyn’ Bra and Brief. 

Robyn was most likely the most wanted and purchased style of the last AP collection. A bra that follows in the tradition of ultra-profitable AP types like Jet, Annoushka and Whitney, in that the principal feature is a decorative chest detail. Pretty on it is own or peeking out from beneath blouses and dresses, Robyn is the best modern update on the classic black lingerie set. A mixture of higher top quality black silk with delicate, scalloped-edge French leavers lace. Stated lace lays beneath the silk, peeping via keyhole reduce-outs and in between straps that meet knotted in the centre of the decollatage. General, it gives me the impression of the sort of shell motif regularly noticed in art-deco design and style. This sort of function divides AP fans, with sizing getting the issue. If it fits properly then it’s great, if not, due to various cup and body size problems, one particular can be left with a multitude of gaping or stretched straps in want of adjustment. I’m fortunate it match me completely, but that is part of the explanation why I am such a loyal fan of AP. I purchased the brief, even though I in fact wanted the highwaisted ouvert (sold out). It’s straightforward, comfy and echoes the bra’s chest detail. It is, however, sized very little and for the first time I sized up to an AP three. I do wish Robyn had a suspender, but for a two-piece it is exceptionally gorgeous, functional, comfortable and higher-quality as per practically all my AP purchases. This is the reason why they guidelines the luxury lingerie market place. Robyn is a need to-have and I wouldn’t be shocked if it makes it into the AP classics collection sooner or later.

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Agent Provocateur Flash Sale – March 2016 Leading Picks

Author: Estelle

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It’s Agent Provocateur sale time once again! Their newest flash sale has just launched and ends on Tuesday, so be quick if you want to snag a luxury bargain. My favourite picks are under, or you can click right here to check out the entire sale.

I’ve not featured swimwear here but you need to certainly also verify out this Kimmi bikini, decreased from £290 to just £40! I reviewed it here and extremely recommend it at this price tag.

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Zuri basque – Was £395, Now £70

Zuri thong – Was £55, Now £15

Zuri is a single of my favourite ever Agent Provocateur designs thanks to all that vibrant, tropical colour. This basque is now massively lowered, and though the thong is only left in one size, the basque would look just as lovely with a plain black short to match its sleek black sides.

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Ellin bra – Was £95, Now £30

Ellin suspender belt – Was £75, Now £20

Ellin knickers – Was £75, Now £20

Yet another massively-decreased set, I adore the Austrian embroidery right here which looks like a contemporary, geometric take on a leafy lace. Even if you cannot afford the full set, the suspender is an cost-effective treat that would appear fantastic paired with any classic black bra set.

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Masie bra – Was £110, Now £55

Masie knickers – Was £85, Now £40

This is a new, present-season design that I hadn’t really spotted just before these days, and I adore it! It functions barely-there silk cups, covered with sheer leavers lace that wraps right around the back, and is completed with unusual double straps and a peep-hole at the back of the brief.

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Leisa bra – Was £110, Now £55

Leisa suspender belt – Was £95, Now £55

Leisa thong – Was £75, Now £35

I’m a huge fan of yellow lingerie, and this vibrant daffodil silk appears specifically striking against the black Chantilly lace. I consider it would look incredible paired with these black and yellow stockings from Cervin!

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Willa bra – Was £110, Now £55

Willa knickers – Was £85, Now £40

I’m genuinely loving these cutaway-gore bras proper now – you can see my evaluation of a equivalent style by Agent Provocateur here. This Willa a single is made from a stunning and delicate leavers lace, which has been gathered with each other actually beautifully on the back of the knickers.

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Larisza bra – Was £125, Now £30

Larisza thong – Was £95, Now £20

Yet another massive bargain at now just £50 for the set (and still obtainable in a wide range of sizes also), this gorgeous bra set is made from wet-appear lace shot through with silver metallic thread, and attributes buckles which you don’t usually see on lingerie.

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Callie bra – Was £75, Now £35

Callie suspender belt – Was £65, Now £30

Callie knickers – Was £55, Now £25

Speaking of cutaway gores, here’s an additional! This is almost certainly my favourite set from the entire sale and it is surprisingly inexpensive for becoming Agent Provocateur. The sheer tulle characteristics an exclusive turquoise embroidery and sweeping scalloped edges. I’d be getting this set myself if I hadn’t already splurged on a new luxury set this month!

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Zahara bra – Was £345, Now £100

Zahara suspender belt – Was £395, Now £125

Zahara knickers – Was £225, Now £75

Component of Agent Provocateur’s deluxe Soirée line, this amazing bra set is created from decadent gold leavers lace, embroidered in raspberry-red for a warm shimmer. I want the gold stockings pictured here were nevertheless accessible – how amazing are gold stockings?!

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Lilian two-piece dress – Was £795, Now £395

Straddling the line between lingerie and outerwear, this two-piece dress characteristics a sleek satin inner dress topped with sheer, one particular-sleeved, eyelash-edged lace dress. Put on them separately or with each other for three various appears!

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Cathie gown – Was £795, Now £395

How glamorous is this floor-sweeping sheer gown, in midnight blue lace? Like the piece above, this would make great outerwear too if worn more than a straightforward, physique-contoured mini or knee-length dress.

agent provocateur robyn strappy black silk bra set

Robyn bra – Was £95, Now £45

Robyn knickers – Was £85, Now £40

How unusual is this set?! I especially like the way the 3 cut-outs on the knicker look like petals, and the design is repeated at the back. It’s all created from glossy, sleek black silk with fairly, leavers lace inserts.

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Stevie bra – Was £125, Now £50

Stevie suspender belt – Was £110, Now £40

Stevie knickers – Was £85, Now £30

This unusual set is now significantly less than half value. It’s a truly enjoyable and different combination of soft, French lace with multiple gold eyelets – I feel like this bra is just crying out for a cropped denim jacket and cowboy hat!

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Emie slip – Was £1,595, Now £795

I’ll finish with one that’s firmly on my lust list, simply because even at this reduced value it’s some thing of an investment – but if you can afford it, I can not think of a better way to treat oneself than with this drop-dead-gorgeous slip. Crafted from lipstick red silk with windows of scalloped lace and a low-reduce back, it is just breathtaking and some thing that will never go out of style.

Is there anything featured right here that you will be buying, or would get if money had been no object?

Estelle


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Agent Provocateur Waspie and Short. This is one of my wardrobe’s…

Agent Provocateur Waspie and Short. This is one of my wardrobe’s most enduring pairings. This waspie by Agent Provocateur is along the lines of 50′s shapewear. I wouldn’t contemplate it a corset (it is created from powermesh and satin) as it is stretchy, in spite of getting boned. It zips up the side to place on, but laces up at the back with a powerful corset-like grommets and cord. The zip provides the entry, the lacing offers the cinch. I contact it my ‘eating corset’! It shapes drastically, especially sharp into the correct waist, however is movable, breathable comfy. The boning has moulded delightfully to my body and the piece has 4 detachable garters. The powermesh and satin large brief also has four detachable garters, though in this instance, I’ve attached them to the waspie. These two pieces have been sold separately, each by AP, and purchased at various times, even though they match perfectly. The short gives a decent quantity of manage, even when worn on it’s personal, and is a single of my favourite, most dependable pieces for beneath dresses. It feels secure and functional whilst nevertheless hunting fantastic. Both pieces are very high good quality and if you can get your hands on comparable designs from Agent Provocateur I very recommend it as it is turned out to be my most sensible buy from them ever.

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Splurge or Save? Agent Provocateur Vs. Ann Summers Red Satin & Pink Lace Bra

Author: Estelle

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As quickly as I saw this Ann Summers Bette bra, it produced me feel of L’Agent’s Marisela bra – I thought the exciting red/pink might turn out to be a new colourway for the Marisela this season, which has so far been released in a slew of diverse clashing colour schemes such as blue/pink, teal/purple and mint/red.

As an alternative, it showed up at L’Agent’s parent brand Agent Provocateur, on this new-in Lucie bra. Lucie is the least expensive bra in Agent Provocateur’s present range, and as such it’s fairly easy – sleek silk topped with a band of Leavers lace. It is available in 32B by way of 36E.

Ann Summers’ Bette bra has the exact same plunge shape and padding, but with a wider lace flourish. The main difference is the fabric quality – polyester satin rather than silk satin, and a fairly but generic lace. It comes in a really similar size range of 32A by means of 38DD.

Personally, practically nothing about the Agent Provocateur Lucie bra kills me, and I’m drawn to the wider lace trim on Ann Summers’ Bettie. Also, I’ve been truly impressed with the top quality of my current Ann Summers purchases, although I haven’t seen this particular bra up close.

So for me, this one is absolutely a ‘Save’. How about you, which of the two bras would you go for?

Estelle


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Agent Provocateur ‘Laurie.’ A couple of years old now, visually this…

Agent Provocateur ‘Laurie.’ A few years old now, visually this is, in my opinion, one of the most impressive AP sets ever, as it came with not only a bra, suspender and brief/thong option, but a wraparound blouse and skirt. The underwear-outerwear matchy-matchy obsessive in me loved it. Alas, it seemed to sell out very quickly and by the time I got my hands on ‘Laurie’ all I could get in my size was the bra and brief, but that’s OK, because it’s still amazingly cute. Non-stretch cream silk, with multi-colored polka-dots, ruffles and candy pink velvet bows, it is beautiful, chic-Lolita. The quality is high, as is consistent with AP, but this was the first set I bought where I noticed after 8 or so years as a customer, the sizing all of a sudden got smaller. No, this is not due to my size changing- I still fit my pre-2011 AP styles in 32d (which this is labelled), yet have since had to purchase 32dd for the same fit. This is more like a lot of other brands 32c. This isn’t helped by the fabric having zero stretch, so overall it comes up small, especially with the brief’s being so low-sitting. It is an adorable, quality set, feels nice and gives a great bust shape, though it’s something I would have resized if I’d bought in-store (and not online). I periodically check on ebay for other ‘Laurie’ pieces as I still fantasize about pairing this set with it’s suspender, blouse and skirt sisters! Some Agent Provocateur ‘Laurie’ Pieces can be found here on eBay

Agent Provocateur ‘Laurie.’ A couple of years old now, visually this is, in my opinion, one of the most impressive AP sets ever, as it came with not only a bra, suspender and brief/thong option, but a wraparound blouse and skirt. The underwear-outerwear matchy-matchy obsessive in me loved it. Alas, it seemed to sell out extremely swiftly and by the time I got my hands on ‘Laurie’ all I could get in my size was the bra and brief, but that is OK, because it’s nevertheless amazingly cute. Non-stretch cream silk, with multi-colored polka-dots, ruffles and candy pink velvet bows, it is stunning, chic-Lolita. The good quality is high, as is constant with AP, but this was the very first set I bought exactly where I noticed following eight or so years as a consumer, the sizing all of a sudden got smaller. No, this is not due to my size changing- I nevertheless fit my pre-2011 AP designs in 32d (which this is labelled), however have since had to acquire 32dd for the identical fit. This is much more like a lot of other brands 32c. This isn’t helped by the fabric possessing zero stretch, so overall it comes up small, specifically with the brief’s getting so low-sitting. It is an adorable, high quality set, feels nice and provides a great bust shape, even though it’s one thing I would have resized if I’d purchased in-retailer (and not on the internet). I periodically check on ebay for other ‘Laurie’ pieces as I nevertheless fantasize about pairing this set with it is suspender, blouse and skirt sisters! 

Some Agent Provocateur ‘Laurie’ Pieces can be located here on eBay

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Agent Provocateur 2015 ‘Holiday Season’ CampaignHow cute is…

Agent Provocateur 2015 ‘Holiday Season’ Campaign

How cute is Agent Provocateur’s kitschy snow’n’ski-themed vacation campaign?! Shot by one of my fave UK photographers to function with, Liz Collins, and featuring model and media character Abbey Clancy, the pictures showcase the AP pieces (from across the present mainline, swim and Soiree collections) that I’m certain any of us would be pleased to obtain as a gifts. In reality, I enjoy that the leading 3 issues on my personal Christmas Wishlist- the ‘Robyn’ bra and Ouvert, ‘Sherrie’ playsuit and ‘Molly’ bra, short and suspender- are included here. 

Along with the campaigns that nail flawless, normal-setting luxury, ‘camp and cute,’ like this shoot, is when I feel Agent Provocateur is at their very best. Since personally, I think nothing at all goes greater with luxury lingerie than a good dose of entertaining. I will absolutely be packing some of these styles into my weekend bag when I head up to Tahoe in a handful of weeks… Thanks for the inspo AP!

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