The design process: interviews with Agent Provocateur, FiFi Chachnil and La Perla

Produced as part of Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear

Ran from 16 April 2016 to 12 March 2017

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Sarah Shotton, Creative Director of Agent Provocateur

Agent Provocateur, which was founded in London in 1994, is a leading British lingerie brand. In this short film, Creative Director Sarah Shotton discusses the brand’s inspirations and processes from creation to catwalk, and explores the idea of temptation in underwear design.

Fifi Chachnil, Designer & Owner of FiFi Chachnil Paris

Fifi Chachnil is a Parisian designer whose work draws on vintage silhouettes and the traditions of cabaret. In this short film, she explains her design process, talks about her atelier, and describes the significance of the ‘babyloo’ playsuit displayed in ‘Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear’.

Pedro Lourenço, Creative Director at La Perla

La Perla is a lingerie brand based in Italy. In this short film, Creative Director Pedro Lourenço describes his approach to designing La Perla’s men’s and women’s lines as a single collection, and the influence of changing lifestyles on loungewear design.

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