Empowering Lingerie

The design and philosophy of Marlies Dekkers

Lingerie designer Marlies Dekkers is already famous in Holland for her sensual and superbly crafted creations, and now she has the world at her high heels. The Pussycat Dolls, Pink, Nelly Furtado, Cate Blanchett and Janet Jackson wear her designs. Her new flagship stores in Paris and Berlin recently opened, with shops in London, Moscow, the USA and China to follow. She recently won Best Fashion at the Contours International Lingerie Awards (CILA) and she was named Dutch Business Woman of the Year for 2007. The Marlies Dekkers line follows the philosophy of encouraging and empowering women to take care of themselves – and relish it. A profile of this award-winning businesswoman, designer, mother, philosopher, mentor, best-selling author and sex kitten



Text Jules Marshall