She is the country's number one supplier because she is the Queen's corsetiere
. I was a finalist in the same competition last year and the overall prize went to June and her shop, Rigby & Peller, and I remember thinking at the time I couldn't be too down about losing out to someone as high profile as June.
Ethel Allen, Supervisor of Instruction at the Kabo School of Corsetry, acknowledged this function, stating that "with every sale by an expert corsetiere
goes the all-important and invaluable message to her customer of the proper selection of a model and the proper method of adjustment.
, and fashion designer Mich Dulce
The 71-year-old royal corsetiere
laughed at Lorraine, 47, when she said she wears a 36B and told her she's been wearing the wrong size for years - leaving the uncomfortable looking host adjusting her famous cleavage on screen.
the name on every major lingerie buyer's lips was Ultimo, which has already secured tens of thousands of orders from almost every top store, including Selfridges, the Queen's corsetiere
Rigby and Peller, and John Lewis.
Now the award-winning firm is supplying lingerie to major stores including Frasers, Selfridges, John Lewis - and the Queen's Corsetiere
Such was the advice given by a leading corsetiere
to one of her smartest clients, and there is not a dressmaker or tailor in the world who would not echo her sentiments.
More and more innovative bras are been made without underwiring, which can be a challenge for the "corsetieres
", particularly when dealing with more ample bosoms.
The secrets of our undergarment habits have been revealed in a survey of 2000 women conducted by Rigby and Peller - corsetieres
to the Queen.