Lingerie Guide: Marika Vera AW12 “Queen of the Galaxy”

Using soft minimalistic lines and exquisite fabrics, designer Marika Vera has vowed to create lingerie for “the elegant and modern woman of today, who has a natural approach to sensuality.” Bringing out the superhero vixen in all of us, her upcoming fall/winter 2012 collection titled “Queen of the Galaxy” tackles feminine strength while adhering to lucid glamour, making this collection a boudoir necessity when in need of a spritz of superhuman power.

Combining stretch satin and tulle with a rich color palette and strategically placed cutouts, the collection stimulates our superheroine fantasies, empowering us with sensuality that makes us feel every bit a queen ready to conquer the world – or galaxy, that is.


A Midweek Meditation On Zadie Smith’s Literary Brilliance, Michelle Obama’s Grace and Common’s Never-ending Creativity

This week, I’m leaning into love. Love for literature and one of its most brilliant minds. Love for our First Lady who feels like family instead of political royalty. Love for Common, a man whose trademark creative impulse shines on an unofficial remix of “Cranes in the Sky.”

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