One brand that I was very excited to see in person was Rochella! Rochella are an independent premium brand launching for SS16, founded by lingerie designer Karen Johnson. They aim to provide beautiful, high-quality lingerie for D-J cups, whilst also supporting a cause closer to Karen’s heart: gynaecological cancer research. As a survivor of one herself, Karen has committed to donate a percentage of all profits towards The Eve Appeal (the only gynaecological cancer research charity in the UK). And, of course, Rochella’s pieces are stunning.
With bras retailing for £59, suspender briefs for £46 and briefs for £30, they have a fairly mid-range price point – enough to be a bit of a splurge piece, but not so expensive as to make them unattainable. So, let’s take a look at Rochella SS16!
Rochella Tattoo Butterfly Bra and Brief
Possibly my favourite style of the collection, the Tattoo Butterfly! Many of Rochella’s styles feature illusion mesh for the upper cup, which should become invisible for all skin tones. Combined with the bold black embroidered detailing, this gives an almost tattoo effect against the skin, which is really gorgeous and striking. Continue reading