Team

Karolina Laskowska

Director

Karolina Laskowska is a lingerie designer and vintage underthings aficionado. She studied BA Contour Fashion at De Montfort University and has won numerous awards for her design work.  She has written for The Lingerie Addict since 2011. This museum was born of her desire to share her love of underwear with the world and to provide an invaluable study resource on the topic.

Lorraine Smith, photography by Tigz Rice

Lorraine Smith

Researcher

Lorraine Smith is a blogger and researcher with a focus on twentieth century underwear and textiles. She studied BSc (Hons) Textile Design and Design Management (University of Manchester) and MA History and Culture of Fashion (London College of Fashion, UAL) and has spoken about her research at a number of academic conferences, including the ‘Undressed’ study weekend at the Victoria and Albert Museum. She has been blogging since 2002.

Tigz Rice

Photographer

Tigz Rice is a photographer specialising in lingerie and boudoir with a vintage aesthetic. An Adobe Influencer and a Wacom Influencer, she originally trained in Illustration at Westminster University, before her work naturally progressed into the world of digital imaging and retouching. Alongside a client list which includes Cosmopolitan Magazine, Westfield London and St Germain Liqueur, her work has dominated the European burlesque scene since 2009 and Tigz was listed in the the top 10 non-performing females in the global burlesque community in both 2013 and 2015.

Liz Denocte. Anna Swiczeniuk Photography, make up by Kelly Honey-Bare Humphreys.

Liz Denocte

Social Media Coordinator

Liz Denocte is a professional scientist who balances out spending her days in the world of microscopes and precision investigating with bilingual work in the world of lingerie blogging. With many years experience of communicating in both German and English to the public about issues relating to lingerie, Liz’s special interest areas are small busts, body positivity, and LGBTQ+. She also enjoys hanging upside down from poles, hoops and anything else she can find, in defiance of expectations.