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Mary Portas wants to energise the UK clothing industry by starting her own production line to manufacture a staple in any woman's wardrobe - 100% British knickers

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Mary Portas wants to energise the UK clothing industry by starting her own production line to manufacture a staple in any woman's wardrobe - 100% British knickers

Series 1 Summary

Mary Portas wants to reignite the UK clothing industry by starting her own production line to manufacture a key staple in any woman's wardrobe: 100% British knickers.

  • Episode 1

    In the middle of the worst recession since the war, retail guru Mary Portas believes a a window of opportunity has opened to restore some life back to British manufacturing.

    Transport costs and foreign labour costs are rising, so Mary's heading to Middleton, Greater Manchester, to set up a new production line for British-made knickers.

  • Episode 2

    Mary Portas is launching a line of British-made knickers. She lays down the law with the new trainees before branding and naming her knickers, and finding the right models to show them off.

  • Episode 3

    Mary gears up for the launch of Kinky Knickers in time for Valentine's Day, with the three 'perfect' bottoms to model the knickers being photographed in London.

  • Episode 4

    Mary and the factory work flat out to design and deliver for the all-important Christmas market, and the once faltering stretch lace industry has been given a huge boost by the Kinky Knickers brand

Mary's Bottom Line synopsis

Mary Portas wants to energise the UK clothing industry by starting her own production line to manufacture a staple in any woman's wardrobe - 100% British knickers

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