marlies|dekkers, the cult Dutch underwear artist, wants to use your body as her canvas. Marlies, who shuns the lingerie tradition of lace, ribbon and frill, conceives bold, graphic conceptual looks using strap lattices and unusual cutouts to create lingerie and swimwear for the contemporary woman.
Governed by the holy trinity of design, fit and quality, the work of Marlies Dekkers is like a piece of art you wear either under your clothing or as a part of your outfit. Marlies Dekkers designs for adventurers, dreamers and modern thinkers.
Marlies Dekkers aims to accentuate women’s self-confidence. She says, “All my work as a feminist designer is inspired by powerful female icons from past and present. Although women have been marginalized for centuries, archetypes of female power have always been there. Through my designs, I bring them to you. To help us shape the world of modern-day feminism.”
Over the years her collections have been worn by celebrities including Lady Gaga, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rita Ora, Taylor Swift, Lana del Rey, Nicki Minaj, Paris Hilton, Mila Kunis, Fergie, Shakira, Jessie J and many more.
In 2018 marlies|dekkers celebrates the 25 th anniversary of the brand and 25 years of success for Marlies Dekkers as a leading lingerie designer with a commitment to being more than just a lingerie brand, but rather a symbol of empowerment.
After 25 years, Marlies personal motto that has become synonymous with the brand, “dare to be” rings true for many women across the globe who have discovered a new level of confidence & style from her liberating designs and the underlying threads of feminine feminist inspiration woven throughout them.
A selection of marlies|dekkers most iconic designs that is permanently available and have become recognisable thanks to the countless celebrities who have worn them.
A seasonal range of inspiring designs taking its lead from marlies|dekkers female muse for the season. Indent stock released twice yearly.
A limited edition premium end range of lingerie released with the Style collection twice yearly. The Couture range is highly coveted and always makes for an eye-catching window display.
marlies|dekkers produces a seasonal line of swimwear as part of their Spring/Summer collections and also has a range of permanent styles available 12 months a year.