Morgan Curtis and Atlanta de Cadenet Taylor were set up at New York’s Cafe Cluny.
The pair, fixtures in the fashion and music social scene — Curtis, the daughter of Jill Stuart and a designer in her own right, and de Cadenet Taylor, the daughter of Duran Duran bassist John Taylor, as well as a model, DJ and mental health advocate — had met before, but only in passing. They also had a handful of mutual friends between New York and Los Angeles. It wasn’t until the West Village encounter, however, that the two women really got to know one another.
“When we were introduced, we just instantly fell in love with each other,” Curtis, founder and designer of luxury intimates brand Morgan Lane, told WWD. “That got me really excited to do a collab. She’s a really good muse for the brand. And I love her body and I love how excited she gets about lingerie. She was just so passionate about it.”
An eye mask in the Atlanta de Cadenet x Morgan Lane collection reads, “Don’t wake the beast.”
De Cadenet Taylor was equally enamored.
“I’ve been a fan of the brand for so long,” said de Cadenet Taylor, who has previously done