What Katie Did Lingerie

The world's leading brand of vintage inspired lingerie.

From eye-popping bullet bras to hourglass corsets, it's our aim to maximize your curves, whether molehills or mountains!

Flagship stores in London UK and Hollywood USA, plus shipping worldwide from www.whatkatiedid.com

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All of our lingerie is eithically manufactured in India. We’ve used the same factory for over a decade now and you can find out more here. Here I am taking a break from sampling in June 2012, to show you what goes in to our Glamour Underbust Girdle.

We use spiral steel boning in all of our shapewear and corsets as it keeps it’s shape far better then the cheaper plastic version (we do use plastic boning in our cathedral boned bras as they aren’t designed to bend). We use various different weights to suit various jobs - just because it’s lightweight doesn’t mean it’s plastic! The company that makes the boning for our lingerie have been in business for hundreds of years, supplying boning to Marie Antoinette and Queen Victoria! Theyhave a factory in Sri Lanka, where a huge amount of lingerie is manufactured, which means we don’t have to ship components half way across the world and back.

The lighter weight bones on the left are the ones we use in the tummy panel of our Glamour Underbust Girdle and are positioned either side of the satin front panel. The boning ensures the girdle stays in place and doesn’t roll down.

To get a really tight fit our Glamour Underbust Girdle incorporates a hidden zip to one side which covers hook and eye fastening. The hook and eyes allow you to squeeze yourself in, whilst the zip gives a really smooth line. Add to this a double layer of powermesh, you’re well and truely (and comfortably!) shaped for the day.

PS. My dress is by Bernie Dexter!

All of our lingerie is eithically manufactured in India. We’ve used the same factory for over a decade now and you can find out more here. Here I am taking a break from sampling in June 2012, to show you what goes in to our Glamour Underbust Girdle.

underbust girdle

We use spiral steel boning in all of our shapewear and corsets as it keeps it’s shape far better then the cheaper plastic version (we do use plastic boning in our cathedral boned bras as they aren’t designed to bend). We use various different weights to suit various jobs - just because it’s lightweight doesn’t mean it’s plastic! The company that makes the boning for our lingerie have been in business for hundreds of years, supplying boning to Marie Antoinette and Queen Victoria! Theyhave a factory in Sri Lanka, where a huge amount of lingerie is manufactured, which means we don’t have to ship components half way across the world and back.

underbust girdle

The lighter weight bones on the left are the ones we use in the tummy panel of our Glamour Underbust Girdle and are positioned either side of the satin front panel. The boning ensures the girdle stays in place and doesn’t roll down.

underbust girdle

To get a really tight fit our Glamour Underbust Girdle incorporates a hidden zip to one side which covers hook and eye fastening. The hook and eyes allow you to squeeze yourself in, whilst the zip gives a really smooth line. Add to this a double layer of powermesh, you’re well and truely (and comfortably!) shaped for the day.

PS. My dress is by Bernie Dexter!