Cedar House Charity Auction Winner

Cedar House Charity Auction Winner

You may remember last June we invited you all to the charity fundraiser for Cedar House – a charity that strives to provide much-needed support and understanding to women suffering from postnatal depression.

Their annual Summer Fundraiser was a big success. There were some wonderful auction prizes up for grabs including a day of luxury on behalf of Dolci Follie and the Gina Conway salon on Westbourne Grove.

The lucky winner – the lovely Jenni – spent the day with Simona, first stopping off for a pamper and haircut at the Gina Conway salon, before having the Dolci Follie boutique all to herself to pick out something truly beautiful with the help of Simona.

We really enjoyed having Jenni and taking part in the fundraiser. We were so chuffed with her email the next day we wanted to share it!

Hello Simona,

I wanted to send huge thanks to you and your wonderful ladies for yesterday, i was completely spoilt and made to feel really special. Nothing was too much trouble for you and your amazing ladies. It was an incredible experience, one I will never forget. I came home with such beautiful pieces that make me feel incredibly sexy, I had completely underestimated the worth of beautiful, sexy lingerie, but I absolutely know now! My husband was blown away and he isn’t an lingerie man (or so he thought).

Please also thank Philomena at Gina Conway for her generosity. I had a beautiful hair cut from Louise. I will also thank the lovely Vanessa as she definitely played a part..

Amazing day, amazing memories and good times ahead too. Thank you for such a gift!!

Jenni x

We also want to say a special thank you to Philomena, Gina and Louise at Gina Conway for gifting the pampering and haircut.

Simona and Jenni at the boutique
Simona and Jenni at the boutique

Gina Conway

Dolci Follie

Luna Veneziana Eyemasks & Accessories

Dolci Follie mask

Dolci Follie are delighted to announce the arrival of some beautiful treats for you! We hope you are as excited as us to see these detailed and intricate accessories from Luna Venziana.

Dolci Follie eyemask
Team your sultry eyemask with a sensational Kiss Me Deadly suspender girdle…

Accessories such as nipple tassels (or pasties) and masks are becoming increasingly popular in the bedroom, helped by the resurgence in Burlesque – as the art form becomes more mainstream so are the accessories associated with it! With Burlesque classes and nights becoming ever popular forms of entertainment (and exercise!), we are becoming more in tune with our bodies, and how to use them to express ourselves…

Wam Bam Burlesque Dolci Follie eyemask
Luna Veneziana eyemasks from Dolci Follie – as seen on the beautiful Wam Bam Burlesque girls!

The Luna Venziana range is made and hand-finished just outside Venice. These enchanting boudoir accessories finished with intricate details and Swarovski crystals clearly show their origins in the art of burlesque and striptease. Created in the 1920’s to prevent striptease artists from performing topless (and thus breaking the law), pasties are now regarded as a more erotic treat, and another element in the art of seduction.

Dolci Follie Eyemask and nipple tassels
The art of seduction…an intriguing eyemask and teasing pasties…

In a more modern world, why not wear the small, heart-shaped pasties under a bra or quarter-cup, secretly hidden and ready to reveal at the perfect moment. Alternatively, the more decorative tasselled dragonfly design would be complimented brilliantly by a pair of tantalising, tasselled Lascivious Kasia briefs.

Heart-shaped Swarovski Nipple Pasties
Heart-shaped Swarovski Nipple Pasties
Dragonfly nipple tassels
Dragonfly nipple tassels
Lascivious Kasia Tasselled briefs
Lascivious Kasia Tasselled briefs

The equally stunning range of masks available for your delight are designed for pleasure, with delicate designs and ornate decoration. Harking back to the days of the masked balls, the identity of the wearer is hidden, allowing them to take on a different character and release any inhibitions…

Luna Veneziana at Dolci Follie Eyemasks
Luna Veneziana at Dolci Follie Eyemasks

Combine with a Made by Niki Atomic Fringed Playsuit and let your imagination run wild!

Made by Niki Atomic Fringed Playsuit
Made by Niki Atomic Fringed Playsuit

With a variety of accessories available to order exclusively from Dolci Follie why not have a look now and treat yourself or a loved one to a decadent gift – you know you both deserve it!

Our fabulous eyemasks from Luna Veneziana have been featured in several editorials and fashion spreads, here’s a few of our favourite:

Holly Willoughby in Dolci Follie
Holly Willoughby wears our Angela Eyemask
Our Vera eyemask featured in Fault magazine
Our Vera eyemask featured in Fault magazine
Dolci Follie eyemask
The Angela eyemask in You & Your Wedding Magazine

Our Guide to Finding the Perfect Quarter Cup Bra

Our Guide to Quarter Cup Bras

The very best in Seductive Quarter cup Bras now at Dolci Follie…

If you’re looking to spice up your lingerie collection a little, we’ve got the perfect guide for you. Put away that greying, washed-out t-shirt bra and browse our oh-so sexy range of daring and decadent playtime lingerie…

Divine Whim Quarter Cup Bra
Divine Whim Quarter Cup Bra

Quarter cup bras come in many different styles and cuts, and, as with any bra, it is important to find the right size and style for your bust.

Quarter cup bras are sure to get hearts racing a little faster. They still give support and uplift, creating a sensational neckline with that much more on show…

Our Pick…

The Divine Whim satin and lace quarter cup from French designer O.Eve is lavish and luxurious with foam-lined satin cups edged with silver-accented lace. The cups cover a little more than other styles, meaning you can wear it easily under clothes and unveil it at just the right time.

Divine Whim Quarter Cup bra
Divine Whim Black Quarter Cup bra
Divine Whim Quarter Cup bra
Divine Whim White Quarter Cup bra

The Divine Whim collection comes in black and white. The gorgeous bra also has the added feature of a lace-up front, so taking it off is that much more sexier too.

Another quarter-cup style with a little more coverage is the Collete set by Folies de Renaud. It has the quarter-cup shape with pretty pink sheer mesh making up the rest of the cup – just a little bit cheeky!

Colette Quarter Cup Bra
Colette Quarter Cup Bra

There’s also the Offering set from O.Eve Lingerie, which has a very low-cut, extreme balcony cup edged with playful chiffon and finished with a seductive ribbon-tie in the centre.

Black Offering Low Balcony Bra
Black Offering Low Balcony Bra
Pink Offering Low Balcony Bra
Pink Offering Low Balcony Bra

For the more daring, French designers Folies de Renaud have two sensationally sexy sets:

Antoinette White Quarter Cup Bra
Antoinette White Quarter Cup Bra
Embroidered Lace Quarter Cup Bra
Embroidered Lace Black Quarter Cup Bra

The Antoinette is in adorable white Broderie Anglaise with pale pink accent ribbons, giving a very cute feel.

The Embroidered black lace has sheer quarter cups and is accented with devilish red satin ribbons.

If you want to add a little extra spice to your quarter-cup lingerie set, why not wear it with a pair of nipple tassels or pasties? Complete the look with these showgirl-worthy beaded tassels from Holloway Smith Noir, or Swarovski-crystal encrusted heart-shaped pasties from Luna Veneziana:

Showgirl Red Heart Nipple Tassels
Showgirl Red Heart Nipple Tassels
Heart-shaped Swarovski Nipple Pasties
Heart-shaped Swarovski Nipple Pasties

Mode City Paris | Salon de la Lingerie & Swimwear July 2013

Moda Paris | Salon de la Lingerie & Swimwear July 2013

At the start of this month it was once again time to hop over to the wonderful city of Paris for the Mode City Salon International de la Lingerie & Swimwear – Europe’s largest lingerie trade show.

The beautiful bright sunshine certainly had us in the mood for perusing through the gorgeous lingerie and swimwear designs for Spring / Summer 2014. The show is a huge event, showcasing hundreds of designers and brands in lingerie, swimwear, loungewear and accessories.

There was an overwhelming amount to see, and so, despite being tempted to stroll through picking out our favourite pieces, we had to put our Buyer’s brain into gear and make sure we were looking for what our very special Dolci customers would want to see in the boutique in a year’s time.

Even with a strict sense of focus, there was still an immense range of items to take in, and Simona had a very long list of appointments with all our favourite Dolci brands, as well as several exciting new brands.

Without giving too much away, next year’s spring summer ranges are certainly going to be sizzling hot! There’s fun, quirky prints in swimwear, as well as dazzling neons and bold colour blocking. The designers are having a lot of fun with lingerie for SS14; with interesting, unconventional cuts and daring colour combinations.

Even though we were completely exhausted after running round the show for the entire day, there was no way we were going to miss the Mode City party. Held at the palace of Versailles, it was a magnificently extravagant event held in a breath-taking setting. Unfortunately our photos don’t do it justice!

Our invite to the Mode City Party
Our invite to the Mode City Party

We were treated to a tour around the palace to catch a glimpse of the royal life. The champagne was flowing as we made our way to the stunning grounds and the buffet in the garden. We hit the dancefloor with the team from Fleur of England and our good friends from Parah.

Versailles Palace
On tour at the palace
Jacquie outside the palace
Jacquie outside the palace
Jacquie & Simona at Versailles
Jacquie & Simona at Versailles

Eventually we had to leave that beautiful palace party and the next morning jump back on the train to London…not without a peak at the Eiffel tower first though of course!

A glimpse of the Eiffel Tower
A glimpse of the Eiffel Tower

Dolci Follie Summer Catwalk at Bo Concept – Watch Now

Dolci Follie Lingerie & Swimwear Catwalk

For anyone who couldn’t make our fabulous First Wednesdays event with Bo Concept, Gina Conway, Arancina and Bayswater First Wednesdays, there is now a fantastic video from the night on YouTube:


Don’t forget all the bright, bold summer lingerie and swimwear designs are available in the boutique and on our online store now!

Sensational Swimwear for Sun, Sea, Sand and Style…

Summer Swimwear at Dolci Follie

Looking for the perfect swimwear ensemble for your summer getaway? Sit back and relax – Dolci Follie has it covered.

Our Sensational Swimwear Collection offers a wide and wonderful range from an array of top designers from the UK, France, Italy and the USA.

Our in-store swimwear selection features beautiful bandeaus, sizzling string bikinis, retro darling swimsuits and sparkling Swarovskis. We also have a wide selection of larger cup bikinis from A Che, Natori and Paolita, which give comfortable and flattering support up to a G cup.

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One of our favourite pieces from this season is from Bordelle. Their 2013 ‘Bond Age’ swimwear range features the recognisable strap detailing that they are oh-so famous for, but with a softer, summertime edge.

The gold-coloured features give a luxury feel and contrast well with the ivory strap details. The bikini, which comes in champagne, black and poppy red, has flattering moulded cups and multiway straps making it ideal for switching between sunbathing and perhaps a spot of volleyball!

Bordelle Bond Age Black Bikini
Bordelle Bond Age Black Bikini
Bordelle Bond Age Swimsuit
Bordelle Bond Age Swimsuit

Bordelle Bond Age Poppy Bikini
Bordelle Bond Age Poppy Bikini

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If you’re often disappointed with the limited size range for bikini tops, then be sure to visit the Dolci boutique. This year we have expanded our collection of bigger bust bikinis and larger cup swimwear.

Brands such as A Che and Natori both offer styles in a range of sizes up to a G cup. London-based designer Paolita now also offers a larger cup range which, to quote one of our recent customers, offers “the best support I’ve ever had from a bikini”. We’re working on getting all our styles on our website, but do have all of them in the boutique – if you’re not based in London, call us for more information on the larger cup selection.

A Che & Natori swimwear for larger cups
A Che & Natori swimwear for larger cups

A Che & Natori swimwear for larger cups
A Che & Natori swimwear for larger cups


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If you’re looking to dazzle and delight at the beach with Swarovski crystal swimwear then look no further…

Our fabulous range of bikinis from Italian designers Christies are each adorned with sparkling Swarovski crystals which glitter in the sunshine…shine bright!
Choose from coral red, shocking pink, deep purple or royal blue.

Christies Tatto Bikini
Christies Tatto Blue Bikini
Christies Tatto Purple Bikini
Christies Tatto Purple Bikini
Christies Tatto Pink Bikini
Christies Tatto Pink Bikini

Christies Tatto Coral Bikini
Christies Tatto Coral Bikini


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Don’t forget our stunning range of swimsuits and one-pieces too – from adorably retro to devilishly daring…

A truly striking one-piece for summer sensation is the Luna swimsuit by A Che. The avant-garde cut-out design gives a sexy feel without showing off too much. We’ve got it in black, aqua, purple and coral.
Then there’s the flirty, frilled Masquerade one-piece – a favourite for creating waves! This fun and playful swimsuit gives a very flattering silhouette, enhancing curves showing off the waistline.

Ache Luna Swimsuit
Ache Luna Swimsuit

A Che Pippa Swimsuit
A Che Pippa Swimsuit


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For perfect pin-ups, get a little retro inspiration from Paolita’s Sonnet swimsuits

A flattering and fabulous one-piece that won’t make you self conscious on the beach or by the pool. Vintage belles will fall in love with the heart-stopping scarlet red, while film noir vixens can become a beach-side heartbreaker in jet black…

Paolita One-piece Swimsuits
Paolita One-piece Swimsuits

Flirty, Fun & Fabulous SS13 Swimwear from Paolita

Paolita Swimwear at Dolci Follie

The new collection from Paolita this season is an explosion of beautifully bright colours, fun and flirty neon lace overlays, and simply gorgeous abstract prints. We can’t wait to head to the beach and show it off!

This year, Paolita have increased their range and now offer larger cups sizes. Our particular favourite is the La Jolla bikini top, made with that little bit of extra coverage and wider straps to ensure comfort up to an FF cup.

Paolita La Jolla Malibu Bikini
Paolita La Jolla Malibu Bikini

Or for those wanting a little boost, there’s the underwired and foam-lined bandeau bikini in the same breath-taking print:

Paolita Mimosa Bandeau Bikini
Paolita Mimosa Bandeau Bikini

Then there’s the daring and dramatic cut-out swimsuit in rich, royal blue and contrasting fushia. Dare to be different and stand out from the crowd in this stunning little number!

Paolita Bahia Cut Out Swimsuit
Paolita Bahia Cut Out Swimsuit

The bold and beautiful colours are also available in an oh-so cute bikini too, for those wanting to show a little more skin…

Paolita Mimosa Bikini
Paolita Mimosa Bikini

Falling in love with neon this summer? Then look no further – The Annabel Lee in refreshing turquoise and fluro orange lace overlay is th perfect on-trend bikini to set hearts racing.

Paolita Annabel Lee Neon Orange Bikini
Paolita Annabel Lee Neon Orange Bikini

…and when it’s time to head to the beach bar after a hard day’s sunbathing, the turquoise lace dress is a fabulously versatile cover-up with cute styling and a flattering waist tie.

Paolita Turquoise Lace Dress
Paolita Turquoise Lace Dress

Don’t forget the sunscreen!

All the new collection from Paolita is available in our Boutique on Hereford Road, Notting Hill. To find out more send us an email or phone us on 0207 229 9085.

Dolci Follie Catwalk at Bo Concept

Models at the Dolci Follie swimwear & lingerie Summer Catwalk

Bubbles were flowing and tasty canapes from Arancina were a plenty at Bo Concept as part of the Bayswater Village First Wednesdays.

Guests gathered in the chic and cool Bo Concept store on Westbourne Grove and eagerly awaited the Summer Catwalk from Dolci Follie.

The models were looking fabulous after having their make-up and hair done at the Gina Conway Aveda salon just beforehand – fresh and light make-up prefect for hot summer evenings complimented their tousled, glossy hair.

The catwalk showcased our bold and bright summer collection from Mimi Holliday, Damaris, Made by Niki, Parah Italia, Gilda and Pearl, Nichole de Carle, Beautiful Bottoms, Dirty Pretty Things, Fleur of England and many more designers.

The Bo Concept store was lively and full of people – thank you to all who came and made it a very fun evening!

We’d like to especially thank the other local businesses contributed and made it a truly unforgettable event; Arancina, Gina Conway Aveda Salon and Bo Concept.

Keep an eye out for more First Wednesday events later in the summer!

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