The autobiography of the driving force behind Rigby & Peller
by June Kenton
“I have seen some unbelieveable sights and heard some extraordinary stories.”
June Kenton transformed London’s Rigby & Peller into one of the leading lingerie retailers in the world. Royally-appointed as the corsetiere to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, she has been in the lingerie industry for over 60 years. Initially learning her skills in her teens at the Berlie Corsetry School in London, she revolutionized the bra-fitting world when she discarded her tape measure to use only her eyes as her measure and judgement.
From fitting and supplying bras to Her Majesty the Queen to campaigning on the streets of London for justice and liberty, June has led a quite extraordinary life. She is a petite powerhouse who juggled a soaring career with raising a family, pushing herself to the physical limit in barren desert wastes and face up to breast cancer. She has now drawn together the strands her dynamic life into this absorbing and heart-warming autobiography, which is accompanied by photos in three colour plate sections.