Liaisons Dangereuses

James Bond may be a spy with style, but the real essence of mystique and seduction is the infamous Bond girl. No matter the time or the place she always packs an arsenal of glamour. An homage to the smoothest siren on the silver screen

Designing the Body: Mr. Pearl

Mr. Pearl’s corsets have legendary shape in the world of fashion. As a corsetier (corsetmaker), Mr. Pearl practices an art and skill that was long thought to have died. The beauty of corsets have captivated him so much that he’s been wearing one since the age of 30, giving him a slender waistline of just 45.7 cm. His work is admired by the biggest names in fashion: Galliano, McQueen, Westwood, Lacroix, Mugler and Gaultier. The following is a rare interview with the man of the shadow.