Twiggy (born Lesley Hornby; 19 September 1949) is an English model, actress, and singer, now also known by her married name of Twiggy Lawson. At 16, she became the first prominent teenage model. She was known for her androgynous looks, large eyes, long eyelashes, thin build, and short hair. In 1966, she was named “The Face of 1966” by the Daily Express and voted British Woman of the Year. By 1967, Twiggy had modelled in France, Japan, and the U.S., and landed on the covers of Vogue and The Tatler. Her fame had spread worldwide.
After modelling, Twiggy went on to enjoy a successful career as a screen, stage, and television actress. She has hosted her own series, Twiggy’s People, in which she interviewed celebrities, and also appeared as a judge on the reality show America’s Next Top Model. Her 1998 autobiography, Twiggy in Black and White, entered the bestseller lists. Since 2005, she has modelled for Marks and Spencer, most recently to promote their recent rebranding, appearing in TV adverts and print media, alongside Myleene Klass, Erin O’Connor, Lily Cole and others.
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The brand originated in Australia in 1917. Berlei undergarments are now sold in Australia by Pacific Brands and in the United Kingdom by Courtaulds Textiles.
The name came from that of the firm’s founder, Frederick R. Burley, who felt that his name as normally spelled was not appropriate to his products.
Berlei Limited was one of the first Australian companies to expand outside Australia. Berlei (New Zealand) Limited was incorporated in 1923 and Berlei (U.K.) Limited was organised in 1930.
1977 KP Sky Divers commercial.
KP Snacks is a British producer of branded and own-label maize and potato based snacks, “Choc Dips” and nuts. The KP originally stood for Kenyon Produce. The company is based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England.
The company was founded in 1853 as Kenyon & Son as a producer of confectionery, jam and pickles. By 1891 the company had become Kenyon & Son and Craven Limited. The company switched to producing roasted and salted hazelnuts in 1948, expanding to peanuts later. These were originally produced for sale in cinemas. In 1952 the company introduced Hercules Nuts and in 1953 the No.1 KP Nuts peanut brand.
The company became part of United Biscuits (UB) in 1968. The KP Snacks subsidiary produces a range of packet snack brands including Hula Hoops, Meanies, Skips, McCoys, Frisps, Mini Cheddars, Brannigan’s, Royster’s, Nik Naks, Space Raiders and Phileas Fogg. The snacks part is based on Teesside and in Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire, near the UB distribution warehouse.
The Ashby-de-la-Zouch site won a “Best Factory Award” in 2004.
Established in 1848, today Prudential plc is an international financial services company with a product range including personal banking, insurance, pensions and retail investments, institutional fund management and property investments.
In the UK we are a leading life and pensions provider with around seven million customers.
M&G was acquired by Prudential in 1999. It is the Group’s UK and European fund manager, responsible for managing £290 billion (as at 31 December 2009).
In Asia, we are the leading European life insurer with life and fund management operations in 13 countries serving some seven million customers.
In the US, we own Jackson National Life, a leading life insurance company, and has almost three million policies and contracts in force.
Kleenex is a brand name for a variety of toiletry paper-based products such as facial tissue, bathroom tissue, paper towels, and diapers. The name Kleenex is a registered trademark of Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. Often used as a genericized trademark, especially in the United States, “Kleenex” is in fact owned and used as a trademark by Kimberly-Clark. Kleenex products are manufactured in 30 countries and sold in more than 170.