Italian luxury lingerie brand, LA PERLA, showcased its Spring 2012 collection during New York Fashion Week with a Valentine’s Day inspired event. This past Saturday, Feb. 11th, LA PERLA hosted an exclusive event at 803 Madison Avenue for their Valentine's Day Collection with Baci Chocolates. The new collection was unveiled via models and vintage La Perla pieces that have never been seen before were on display. La Perla unveiled vintage pieces from each decade. A special piece from the 50s when the company was started. The 60s which reflects when La Perla was the first to introduce colors in lingerie. The 70s shows more intricate motifs with florals and woven patterns. The 80s has the bodysuits for the "power woman." Guests included: Tinsley Mortimer, Carrie Maclemore, Suzy Biszantz - LA Perla CEO, Barry Bloomingdale. The La Perla Valentine’s Day celebration also featured Master Chocolatier, Chef Vivien Reimbelli, who created handcrafted chocolates in the Italian tradition. The Italian Trade Commission offered special Wines of Italy tasting and guests also received 15% off and a gift with a purchase of $250 or more.