Konrad, a Polish label sold at online retailer Cupid Lingerie is completely new to me. I asked shopkeepers Jason and Rachel Stanley of Cupid Lingerie to introduce me to the brand, and this is what they told me:
Konrad is one of the high end lingerie brands in Poland. They were established in 1990, and are sold in most of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. I know that probably conjures up images of Russion shot-putters and steel reinforced bras, but it couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact I understand before the war Warsaw was a major centre for fine lingerie in Europe. Konrad produces fashion lingerie. They have a permanent collection and release new collections a couple of times each year. Konrad bras are made by hand, using very high quality materials, much of it from France, Italy, Spain and Switzerland.
The quality of construction is very high, and the bras are a very well fitting. We’ve been realy impressed with the stock that has arrived. The embroidery is good quality, and they are all finished off well. Most of the Konrad bras are push up bras (with removable soft pad inserts).
I like the photos attached. I still feel like “I have to see this before I’m convinced”, but I’ll probably be doing that in the near future. I promise to keep you all posted!