The supermodel says her modelling knowledge has proved useful

Victoria’s Secret Angel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley used all her modelling experience when she decided to to create her own line of underwear.

I know lingerie because I’ve worn it [professionally] for 10 years. I’ve learnt how women’s bodies work; I’ve learnt how my body works,’ says the Burberry model, 25.

I mean if you’re not picking up something after 10 years something is wrong.’

Rosie, who designs her own lingerie range for Marks & Spencer, is an avid collector of vintage underwear.

I don’t collect knickers, and bras are hard to find, but I have a lot of slips and camisoles,’ Rosie tells Stella magazine.

British girls love a good vintage find.

Before I was modelling that’s what I could afford: I would go through charity shops to find things.

I love how it tells a story. You look at these exquisite pieces like art and wonder where this was or who was in this 50, 60 years ago.

It’s very romantic.’

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Corey Kitchener