Spoilt for choice for what to attend last night with both the UKFT Awards and The Contour Ball on the same evening. The lingerie industry’s ball, sponsored by Fashion Forms, drew in the crowds at the Dorchester and the great and nearly good (!) dug deep to raise money for the Retail Trust and Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust. Sharon Webb of Debenhams announced her departure as Chairwoman (under her leadership in the last 5 years the Ball has raised nearly £250,000) and she also made a special presentation to Peter Cronin who marked 30 years as an active member of the Ball Committee and himself Chairman on 5 occasions during that time. INVISTA (owner of the Lycra fibre brand) sponsored the Silent Auction, LF Intimates (Charnos) sponsored the Kings & Queens and Pour Moi the Pin Up and DB Apparel the Diamond Draw (and no unfortunately I did not win a sausage!). However Claire O’Neill of INVISTA bagged a serious selection box of Ann Summer goodies!