About Us

I have been working in the Intimate Apparel industry for over 25 years. My first job was designing ladies lingerie for a Marks & Spencer supplier. I worked on several areas of design over the years, lingerie, sleepwear, loungewear , beach and swimwear , progressing from a senior designer into managing a design team.

Not only do I have creative talents, but I have the technical ones too to create patterns , do fits and product manage from initial concept through to production.

Over the years I have created bespoke ranges for retailers such as Figleaves.com where I designed their own brand lingerie and swimwear for  Midnight Grace ,Sophina, Figleaves Essentials and Figleaves Boudoir brands( amongst others)Plus I have worked with supermarkets such as Sainsbury’s and Tesco, many other retailers Debenhams , Bhs, House of Fraser and also celebrities such as Gok Wan creating all his shapewear for Simply B

Within the last few years I have specialised in fuller bust, D+ upwards, creating not only the designs, but technical work and fittings too. This is a highly skilled role, in a fast growing market.

I offer a one-stop-shop from initial CAD design/ trends/ colour palettes through  to souring/ patterns and sampling moving into production if required. One minute I can be doing patterns for production in India, the next CAD design for an Australian company , or sampling from the UK


I relish in taking on new innovative concepts from people who want to start up their own brand who need the help and expertise that I have to make it happen


…………………..Karen Johnson


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