Bordelle just pulled off an amazing feat. Something that’s not happened to me in my lifetime yet and might not again for some time. They placed before my eyes a pair of high-cut V shaped briefs – the kind of cut you’d expect to see on Elle Macpherson in Sports Illustrated circa 1985 – and, despite my better judgement, despite all of the 80s horrors flashing through my mind, I can’t help but like them.
Perhaps it’s because they give off a mildly super-hero vibe, or perhaps it’s the leather harness accessorising that gives it a thoroughly modern update. But this resurrection of a long-dead cut suddenly doesn’t seem so bad at all.
Elsewhere in Bordelle’s winter 2011 look book the cuts are a little more as expected: vintage-style high waists and full cups dominate, with the addition of some very fetishist spikes in surprise places.
For more of Bordelle‘s vintage-cum-fetish offerings, click on the thumbnails and peruse their winter 2011 look book.