Monday 22 January 2018

Katie Byrne: The French could teach us all a lesson in the art of seduction

Fraternité and lingerie: Models at the French show
Fraternité and lingerie: Models at the French show
Izabel Goulart on the runway at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Few nations do solidarity like the French. Resistance is written into the Gallic genetic code, and strikes and demonstrations are a national pastime.

Yes, French people know the power of a protest en masse, even if the cause is a little, shall we say, flimsy.

Liberté, égalité, fraternité and lingerie was the message on Sunday as 14 of the country's lingerie brands - under the aegis of the French lingerie federation - came together to stage a fashion show for the first time in history.

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