final year students on the contour fashion degree course at
De Montfort University unveiled their designs in front of
the fashion industry in a spectacular end of year show at
the Stardust Club in Coalville.
was the largest and most elaborate to date. With more than
30 graduate collections on display the audience saw work ranging
from lingerie to swimwear, bridalwear to evening wear.
Fashion degree covers swimwear, lingerie, structured underwear,
sportswear, beachwear, leisurewear and basques and has an
increasing interest in medical support wear, structured bandages
and specialist anatomical garments.
world's only provider of degree-based courses covering the
art of corsetry and bra design and cutting, the contour fashion
unit has unrivalled expertise.
find their first job as designers and buyers for household
names such as Triumph, Primark, House of Fraser, Janet Reger,
Next, Debenhams and John Lewis.
of graduates work abroad for international lingerie and fashion
companies, while others set-up their own lingerie design companies.
taken by Dipak Joshi of Roots
- a BBC and East Midland Arts initiative.