I recently ran into an inspiration from one of my favorite designers, Claire Pettibone, who is adding a boudoir collection to her vintage-inspired wedding gowns. I have always loved the delicate aesthetic of her designs, and this boudoir collection has me wanting to redo my honeymoon boudoir photo shoot all over again. These pieces are more than lingerie, they are exquisitely beautiful clothing art made with the prettiest French laces and Italian embroideries.
photos by Elizabeth Messina
I leave you with a poem of e.e. cummings, perhaps the best verses written about love-making:
i like my body when it is with your body. It is so quite a new thing. Muscles better and nerves more. i like your body. i like what it does, i like its hows. i like to feel the spine of your body and its bones, and the trembling -firm-smooth ness and which i will again and again and again kiss, i like kissing this and that of you, i like,, slowly stroking the, shocking fuzz of your electric fur, and what-is-it comes over parting flesh . . . . And eyes big Love-crumbs, and possibly i like the thrill of under me you quite so new