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The Shoot: A Whirlwind of Activity to Capture a Perfect Moment
Posted by Bryony Bennett | May 30, 2012


With only five weeks to go till graduation, the countdown begins in earnest for the photo shoot — another notch on the merry-go-round of Contour that signals achievement, change, progression and the ending of it all drawing ever nearer.

It is Easter but for me the weekend is completely devoid of anything remotely spring-like, not to mention any eggs; …

All eyes will be on England this weekend for the Diamond Jubilee festivities marking the Queen’s 60 years on the throne.

And while the Jubilee celebrations haven’t generated quite as much international interest as last year’s royal wedding, they’ve been a huge boon for marketers of commemorative gift items. And that includes the undies crowd.

Several UK lingerie brands have produced creative commemorative Jubilee items …

The Contour Countdown: One Final Push To Find The Perfect Fit
Posted by Bryony Bennett | May 25, 2012


Seven weeks to go! A freak heat wave has hit England this week, which naturally leads everybody to believe it is summer and take this fact seriously indeed. There are ice-cream vans, barbecues and unnecessary amounts of gut on display, littering my usually mundane walk to university.…


The countdown to Final Collection officially begins in January, although from day one of university it’s been on everyone’s minds.

Inspiration folders and sketchbooks are brimming with three years’ worth of preparation, and a desire to find a unique idea for our collections. Certain subjects are banned such as fishes, circuses, butterflies and fairies, along with techniques the tutors …


I am a final year lingerie design student at De Montfort University in Leicester, England, one of a very few universities in the world to offer a degree specializing in the construction and design of lingerie.…

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