Penelope Cruz: Well I've been a fan of Agent Provocateur for a long time, kind of a collector. Then my sister was working with them—she was doing a campaign. She and I have designed different brands for the last 20 years, and we wanted to keep going in that direction. She and Agent Provocateur talked about this idea of us being partners—and we got really excited about it. We connected immediately and got a black crop top in place.
L'Agent is a very long term relationship—and we are really happy and surprised at how fast it's growing, and the fact that we now have stores in London, New York, L.A, all over Europe—and many, many more to come within the next two or three years.Duty free shoppers rejoice - glamorous lingerie brand Victoria's Secret has opened its first New Zealand store at Auckland Airport.
The famous brand, whose fashion shows have launched the careers of many famous models, opted for a quiet "soft launch" on Tuesday in the international departure lounge.The store will offer perfume, accessories, cosmetics and lingerie.Auckland Airport general manager of retail and commercial, Richard Barker has promised previously there would be more "new concepts and world-first elements" coming into the duty free area.
"Victoria's Secret is a well-known international retail brand and we are delighted they have decided to join our stable of retailers, " Barker said.Changes are afoot at the airport which, in recent weeks, has switched duty free operators, with LS Retail Travel Pacific and Irish-based Aer Rianta International replacing DFS Group and JR/Duty Free.While Fashion Week takes over New York City, US women's clothing chain Lane Bryant has launched its new plus-size lingerie line along with a movement named ''Plus is Equal'.