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The Contour BA (Hons) degree course at De Montfort University (DMU) is the oldest and foremost course dedicated to intimate apparel design in the world. BA (Hons) Contour Fashion at De Montfort University has consistently led innovative solutions in the wider arena of the intimate apparel industry via fabric technological advances, innovation and production manufacturing methodologies. This is a course which engages fashion houses, retailers, manufacturers, suppliers, models and music celebrities in a truly international arena. For 66 years it has produced outstanding graduates in both aesthetic design innovation and technological excellence in the fields of lingerie, corsetry, nightwear, loungewear, sportswear and bodywear on a global scale for companies including: Abercrombie & Fitch USA, Courtaulds International Group, Agent Provocateur, Clover Hong Kong, Crystal Martin China, Coco de Mer, House of Fraser, Speedo, Superdry, Tommy Hilfiger The Netherlands, Heidi Klein, Wacoal, New Look, George, Triumph, Victoria’s Secret USA, Stretchline Sri Lanka, John Lewis, Donna Karan USA, M&S, LF Intimates and many others. Our graduates are to be found in every continent worldwide. Others have established own brand labels: Nicole de Carle, Lascivious, Made by Niki, Obey My Demand, Nicole Gill, and Lorna Drew. The course works in parallel with industry partners including The International Institute of Intimate Apparel; an advisory body numbering key figures representing all aspects of the Intimates industry worldwide to support, advise and promote education, innovation, ecological and health issues, research and support for the future of the industry.

SUCCESS Triumph Inspiration Award, Sian Whitefoot, ‘Lingerie Designer of the Year’ at Shanghai Fashion Week. Showed at London Fashion Week with Matthew Williamson, Felder & Felder and Louise Grey. Winner ‘Gossard Game Changer Project’. Marks & Spencer ‘2020 Woman’ winner, Katy Menzies. MAS Holdings. ‘Technical Bra Award’, winner, Anneliese Pugh. Ten students work selected for Moda, The British Lingerie and Swimwear Show, NEC. Recognised as one of the Top Ten Creative Courses by the Which Guide to Universities. Our directive to surpass the expectations of the intimates industry and in light of the demands of the wider fashion industry, the Contour Fashion course will continue to nurture the most innovative graduates in this arena. We welcome you to celebrate this year’s graduates.


Kate Howard


Hannah Murray


Hannah Winfield


Lexi Bolton


Gemma Lawton


Kate Oldroyd


Katy Menzies


Sabrina Butcher


Joyce Law


Chelsea Wilshaw


Anneliese Pugh


Meg Foxall


Polly Shelton


Eve Cotterill


Louise Watson


Lorna Singer


Alicia Hoad


Phoebe Plows


Clare Sharpe


Abi Dyson


Hannah Cahill


Chelsea Lindley


Elisabeth Webb


Jade Boggis


Jean Chiu


Victoria Shelton


Christina Hallett-Young


Stephanie Roberts


Sian Whitefoot


Sophie Sutcliffe


Rachel Davies


Christina Garner


Jodi-Ann Fowler


Anna Milburn


Fran Pears


Beth Parkin


tBO- International Bodywear specialized Buying office

The Bodywear office is a european buying office with sourcing and production office’s in Hong Kong which design, source, market, licence and distribute to a broad line of bodywear including lingerie, lounge wear and swimwear. The companies products are sold under several highly recognised brand names, including but not limited to, Madame Supertrash and Hackett underwear. At the bodywear office, we have exciting and challenging careers for people who are passionate about our brands and determined to succeed in a fast-paced, creative environment. Our workplace is energetic with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, which allows us to continue to lead market trends.

Current positions available: Graphic designer Design internship Product development internship To find out more please contact: careers@thebodywearofice.com


Thank You The BA (Hons) Contour Fashion graduates would like to express their gratitude to the teaching staff and technical team for their unrelenting dedication, support and encouragement. An enormous ‘Thank You’ to our sponsors for their unfailing support and generosity to the course and the show: Stretchline, Boux Avenue, Shadowline, ITE Exhibitions (Moda), LF Intimates, M&S, Clover, Courtaulds, Curvy Kate, Triumph, Gossard, Alvanon, Abercrombie & Fitch, Figleaves, Invista, The Bodywear Office, Janice Mee, Intimate Apparel Consultancy, Tutti Rouge, Contour Specialist Fabrics and ASOS. Additional thanks go to: Fildan Accessories, Eveden, Chanty Lace, Underlines, Lingerie Insight, Diljit Kaur, Gina Rushin, Jadzia Garrett, Craig Spellar, Topform, Eurovet, Lectra, Made by Niki, Lascivious, Next, Elle & Cee, Kriss Sonik, Lingerie Collective, Seafolly, Leicester Tigers, Nicole de Carle, B’ Tempted, Playful Promises, Tallulah Love and of course, to all our Contour Fashion graduates of 2013. Catalogue: Photography, Fabrice Lachant. Hair, Barrie Stephen. Make up, Katy Short. Models: Boss, DNA. Catwalk: Show Producers, Miller Khavari, Hair, L’Oreal, Make Up, Rimmel. Finally, to all our family, friends and loved ones for their continued support throughout our years at De Montfort University. Congratulations to the Class of 2013


Art, Design and Humanities De Montfort University The Gateway Leicester LE1 9BH T: (0116) 257 7555 T: adh@dmu.ac.uk W: dmu.ac.uk/adh School of Fashion and Textiles W: dmu.ac.uk/contour Dr Julie King Head of Fashion and Textiles T: (0116) 250 6268 E: jking02@dmu.ac.uk Gillian Proctor Programme Leader for Contour Fashion T: (0116) 257 7396 E: gproctor@dmu.ac.uk

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Contour Fashion brochure 2013