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It’s your right b e au t i f u l underwear e v e r y d ay

Spring

your personal

LINGERIE

Racing

style guide

tips for winning underwear

A day in the life of a Lin

gerie Designer

ISSUE 2, October 2012


One thing we are very passionate about at Triumph, is that the search for a comfortable bra shouldn’t be a difficult one. In fact, we believe it’s a woman’s right to wear comfortable, supportive underwear everyday. And it’s a woman’s right to feel feminine and pretty in her underwear as well. This is the message we will be spreading this summer. Take a few minutes to check out Triumph’s ‘It’s Your Right’ competition winners and the rights that now make up the constitution of the Republic of Triumph.

We also feature a Spring Racing Guide to help you find the perfect piece of lingerie to wear to the track and a Christmas Gift Buying guide for the festive season . Enjoy our chat with Australian Diamonds player, Kim Green as she shares with us her most inspirational moments in netball and her favourite sports bra! We hope to see you soon, either in our stores or online at www.triumph.com/au

We these styles for summer

Body Gorgeous Bra $49.95 Everyday Affair Hipster $12.95 2

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Phillipa Nina, Editor


In the Republic of Triumph it’s your right to wear the latest in sensuous underwear . . . everyday. Introducing Miraculous Silhouette from the Triumph Spring Summer 2012 collection. Revolutionary fabric innovation and design excellence combine to inspire a revolution in your underwear drawer. At last, the search for the perfect t-shirt bra is over.

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MIRACULOUS SILHOUETTE UNDERWIRE creates a smooth

natural shape with lightly padded cups and wide back panel for back-smoothing. $59.95

MIRACULOUS SILHOUETTE HIKINI features a wide waistband with lace inserts and flat edges along the leg line for comfort. $24.95

MIRACULOUS SILHOUETTE WIRE-FREE

combines smooth, lightly padded cups and wide bonded back panel for back-smoothing and side shaping. $54.95

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the constitution of the republic of triumph We love getting to know our customers better. Through our recent Facebook competition we asked fans of our page to post their rights. The Facebook community voted for their favourite rights and the top 10 have formed the Constitution of the Republic of Triumph. Congratulations to the 10 wonderful women who declared these amazing rights.

1. Feel Good in my own skin 2. sleepwalk through the city in my underwear 3. not cook on the weekend 4. window shop and buy if i want 5. have a liberated lifestyle 6. put my cold feet on hubby 7. be happy for me not you 8. spend money on my kids 9. have feelings 10. say what i feel

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behind the scenes ... with a

Triumph model Laura is the gorgeous face of our ‘It’s your Right’ campaign Here she shares her favourite styles from our summer 2012 collection.

lightly padded cups Laura - behind Your Right’ C a t he scenes at t he ‘It’s mpaign shoot sloggi® Light Lace Flower Bra $34.95 sloggi® Light Lace Flower Brief $14.95

laser cut scalloped edge = no VP L

innovative technology gives weightless support like a second skin

Body Make-Up WHP $49.95 Cool Sensation Highwaist Brief $59.95

innovative fabric keeps you cool & dry 6

hidden wire for comfort

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Laura - as she appears in the ‘It’s Your Right’ Campaign

lightly padded cups enhance your natural shape provides waist slimming & tummy control


Guess what

I’m Pregnant

:: When should I be fitted for a maternity bra? ::

You will probably be ready for a pregnancy bra at around 3-4 months. Visit a brastylist® at a department, speciality lingerie store or Triumph store to be fitted for a style and size recommendation. You will more than likely be fitted into a comfortable, wire-free bra that will see you through pregnancy. Then at around the 7-8 month mark, have another fitting at which time a brastylist® will fit you into a nursing bra.

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for table Duri ng pregnancy you wil l be more com ette in a wire-free bra. Miraculous Si l hou great combines comfor t and supp ort wit h a ge blue. fashion look – especially in this vinta

Miraculous Silhouette Wire-Free Bra $54.95

Paula S. - brastylist®

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h Style Team

mamabel® Fleur $64.95

Tip ::

A mater nity bra wi ll feat ure dr op cups so you can feed your baby easi ly and wi ll be wire-free for comfort. These super versat ile st yles wi ll keep you feel ing st yl ish. Karen J. - Retail

Manager

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Is there a typical day for you ?

A Day in the life of a

Designer

It depends what stage I am at in the season. At the start of a new season, a typical day is about researching trends, and sketching ideas. But further into the season, a typical day is all about patterns and fittings.

What is your favourite part of the design process ? My favourite part of the design process is researching new trends for the season and putting together the new colour palette.

Michelle C. - Designer, QLD

When do you start working on a new season ? This is quite a lengthy process! It takes around 18 months from initial sketches to seeing product on shelf.

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What will be the emerging trend for the next few seasons ? One of the trends for the next few seasons is colour, and lots of it! We keep seeing gorgeous jewel colours shining through in the trends, and when used with a luxurious fabric, they are hard to resist.

Who inspires you in the field of fashion ? I most admire Wayne Cooper. He has a great sense of style and creativity, and knows how to highlight a woman’s best assets.


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triaction® drink bottles $12.95*

triaction® Extreme Moulded $59.95

Work out to these

top ten

triaction® Energy Flexi $64.95

tunes in the latest summer styles from triaction® 1. 2. 3. 4.

Alice Deejay - Better Off Alone Darude - Sandstorm Luke Million - Arnold Michael Jackson & Fergie - Beat It (Thriller 25th Anniversary Remix) 5. Benny Benassi vs Public Enemy Bring The Noise (Pump-kin Remix) 6. PNAU - Embrace 7. The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army 8. Bloc Party - The Prayer 9. The Strokes - Juicebox 10. Daniel Beddingfield triaction® Short Gotta Get Thru This $24.95

triaction® yoga mat $19.95*

*Accessories available exclusively at Triumph retail stores.

triaction® Seamfree Top $39.95


triaction® is the official sports bra of the Australian Netball Diamonds. As one of the highest impact sports around, we want to make sure the girls are well supported. We chatted to Diamonds player Kim Green about what inspires her on and off the court. When did you develop your love of netball? “I developed my love from a very early age watching my mother play at the St George Netball Courts. Just seeing the amount of fun mum had with all her friends is where I got my love for the sport. My older sister started playing and I wanted to be just like her so five years later I was playing.” What was your career highlight? “Being involved in the 2010 Commonwealth Games because my mother has also been a part of the Commonwealth Games which is something really special we can share for the rest of our lives. My mum was in India for the 2010 Commonwealth Games to watch which was my proudest moment and probably the first time I realised how cool playing for Australia is. What keeps you motivated to stay on top of your game? My major motivation is that I love doing what I do. If anything becomes forced then you don’t put everything you have into it. Also, the love of keeping fit and socialising with the girls is a big plus. When I’m running up a sand dune, I’m pushing myself to be a part of something special.” What do you love about triaction® sports bras? “triaction® is the only sports bra I wear. The colours are a big thing for us girls, as is the support they provide and how comfortable they are. When you’re wearing it under your dress, you forget it’s even there which is exactly what you want out of a sports bra.” I love the triaction® Seamfree Top. How much training do you do a week? “We normally train every day on tour with the Diamonds, sometimes twice a day. This varies from weights, to sprints, to court work or conditioning. The sessions usually go for an hour and a half to two and a half hours.”

Kim’s choice for summer triaction® Seamfree Top $39.95

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your guide to looking great this

Spring Racing season

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Don’t show too much cleavage – A day at the races is a time to dress up and look classy not brassy

Body Make-Up Plunge Bra $49.95

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A minimizer bra is a girl’s best friend – A minimizer can reduce the appearance of the bust by one cup size and give a balanced look to the body

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Lacy Minimizer Bra $59.95

Wear hosiery –

it polishes off your look and is essential if you are is considering fashions on the field

Levante Hoisery (L-R)* Vanessa Stockings RRP $12.95 Classic Stockings RRP $13.95 Velatissima Stay Ups RRP $19.95

Watch the VPL –

there are no excuses for the dreaded visible panty line under your race day frock

Nails –

sloggi® Light Cotton Short

should be painted in a complimentary colour or a french polish for a ladylike, refined look

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$14.95

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Shapewear provides a smooth silhouette –

it highlights your best assets and hides figure flaws

Sleek Sensation Highwaist Brief $54.95

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Wear headwear and don’t be afraid to make a statement –

but keep it balanced. If your fascinator or hat is out there make sure your dress is understated and elegance

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Bodysuits are making a comeback –

Achieve all-over body smoothing in a new generation bodysuit. The Cool Sensation bodysuit has minimising cups and uses moisture management fabric to keep you cool and comfy on the track

Cool Sensation Bodysuit $119.95

If wearing a sheer top or dress always wear a nude bra –

Black under sheer may look good on Alexa Chung but it’s not for everyone. Stick to a nude bra that will disappear under sheer clothes

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Body Make-Up Underwire $59.95

Strapless bras are a must under a strappy dress – need we say more... 10

Beautiful Silhouette strapless $69.95

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The Body Make-Up Collection – A shape for everyone, everyday The perfect t-shirt bra has arrived. Triumph’s Body Make-Up range has a style for every woman and every outerwear occasion. In pretty pastel shades and everyday essential colours the scene has been set for a stylish summer. -Up Under w

B ody Make

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ire $59.95

breathable fabric for all-day freshness

Body Make-Up Plunge Bra $49.95 Body Make-Up Tai $22.95

front straps are padded for comfort and a smooth look

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plunge bra perfect under low cut summer dresses ultra flat edges ensure invisibility

straps included for cross-over and halter neck options

smooth, tailored finish on neckline, underarm & back

B ody M B ody M ake-Up pad ake-Up ded bra $ hipster 4 $22.95 9.95

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Body Make-Up Strapless Bra $49.95 Body Make-Up Tai $22.95

double moulded cup gives support to an F-Cup

Body Make-Up Underwire Bra $59.95 Body Make-Up Hipster $22.95

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extremely smooth lightweight fabric


A sweet treat for

Christmas

From left to right: Lovely Liaison bra and brief in Mars Red, Elegant Angel Curves Bra with Elegant Angel Curves Hipster in White and Amourette Bra with Maxi Hipster brief in White. SHAPE YOUR LIFE | October 2012

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How To Shop

STOCKISTS Myer, David Jones and selected specialty stores. RETAIL STORES Queensland Triumph Carindale Triumph Indooroopilly Triumph Robina Triumph Factory Outlet Stones Corner Triumph Factory Outlet Wynnum New South Wales Triumph Warringah Mall Western Australia Triumph Carousel Triumph Centro Galleria Triumph Garden City Triumph Joondalup

ONLINE www.triumph.com/au PHONE 1800 777 208 *Not all styles available at all locations. Phone 1800 777 208 for customer service.

www.triumph.com/au

www.facebook.com/Triumph.au

#triumphlingerie


Shape Your Life - Issue 2, 2012