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Playful Promises is a London designed lingerie brand, which mixes quirky, directional design with all things playful, flirty and even a little bit dirty.

We are here for sassy, stylish ladies, who love to shout ‘I did it my way’ along to Sinatra, followed by the Sex Pistols. The Playful Promise girl is crammed with confidence, will never take herself too seriously and lives life to the full.

First fashioned by Emma Parker in 2004, Playful Promises is the dream dress-up boudoir. Ten years prior, Emma’s obsession with lingerie was formed after buying her first pair of ‘grown-up’ knickers. This gloriously tiny, lacy g-string with a tulle skirted frill edged in velvet ribbon cost £25 (which was a fortune in the 90s to an 18 year old girl). Of course, she couldn’t afford the matching bra and had to sacrifice going out that weekend but when she put on that g-string finery it was quite unlike any knickers she had worn before. The realization dawned that she could conquer the whole world in pants like those!

Soon her drawers were overflowing with lacy, frilly, fabulous pieces, fuelling Emma’s addiction to lingerie and the lust that drove her to design her own.

Playful Promises collections not only consist of corsets, bras and panties but also quirky gifts and eye-catching swimwear.

There are eight of us in the Playful head office who make sure our luscious panties make it to you: 

 

Emma

Designer and the glue that binds Playful Promises together.

Style: Excitable Eccentric

Drink: Passionfruit Martini with a Champagne chaser

Hangout: Hoxton

 

 

Delphine

Delphine manages our production team, watching over our knickers from design to finished product! 

Style: Rough and ready

Drink: Gin and Tonic with a squeeze of Lime please

Hangout: Arty bars of Camberwell

 

Anna

Our Brand Manager, doing everything from wrapping your orders to managing wholesale accounts to producing our photoshoots. She is in charge of making sure you are all up to date on the playful gossip, so talk to her on our facebook, twitter and tumblr or email her: anna@playfulpromises.com

Style: Silent starlet

Drink: Gin 

Hangout: The filthiest cabaret clubs

 

Eragh

As our design assistant, Eragh looks into all the latest trends and designs, makes mood boards, designs prints in Photoshop and Illustrator and selects fabrics!

Style: Layers and accessories

Drink: Vodka and anything!

Hangout: Dublin

Lydia

Lydia looks after our logistics, making sure our knickers are where they need to be on time.

StyleVintage glamour, closet hipster

Drink: Mimosa

HangoutThe local speakeasy

 

Scarlett

Scarlett looks after our sister brand, Whistle & Wolf! She works on the wholesale, retail, social media and more.

Style: Crazy for prints

Drink: Caipirinha

Hangout: Shoreditch

Aleks

Aleks is the brand assistant for Playful Promises and Whistle & Wolf! She can normally be found in the warehouse taking care of all your orders and staying on top of a mountain of stock.

Style: Feminine. In love with black.

Drink: Depends what mood I'm in ;)

Hangout: By the river.

 
 
Olga

The one who does the numbers. She is the practical one and is in charge of keeping us all out of trouble.

Style: Cool & casual

Drink: Clean living

Hangout: Gym