“Why do men think aprons are so sexy on women?
A few years back I had a lingerie and accessories shop on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood, and one day a nice lady came in and asked if I would make some aprons for a photoshoot that she was doing with Paris Hilton’s new show on E! Television Network.
She wanted one or two that looked ‘retro,’ to be worn with ruffled dish washing gloves.
We made some aprons for her that were inspired by the aprons that I remembered seeing on “I love Lucy.” We did them in gingham check and polka dotted fabric with cute heart pockets and ruffles…”
Mimi Basseri has been the designer of lingerie and accessories at Mimi A La Mode for 25 years. She spent much of that time selling her designs wholesale to upscale department stores and retailers in the US and internationally.