Our Story

In 1991, Dora Lau founded DLI establishing it as the industry partner able to create highly technical products using advanced manufacturing practices for women of every size. Our team includes experts from the lingerie industry dedicated to creating and delivering quality product. For over 30 years, we have supplied private label merchandise to leading intimate apparel brands. We are recognized for our design capabilities, exceptionally well fitting bras and on time high quality product.​

black bras closeup
black bras closeup

As an award-winning designer, Lau is known for her expertise in lingerie innovation and design. Her industry knowledge and unique abilities have led to programs with an impressive list of brands. She was recently recognized by industry peers for her achievements at the HUG Awards in NYC. Lau’s passion for developing product for women of all sizes led her to launch her own successful brand, Curvy Couture.


At Dora L. International, we are driven by a mission to uplift women through artful innovation. We believe that this mission has been achieved and recognized by members of the intimate apparel industry who have praised the company’s ability to create products that are sophisticated as they are functional. We are proud of our achievements which showcase our deep industry knowledge, product excellence, and dynamic teamwork. DLI has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Lane Bryant Vendor of the Year Award for creativity and innovation, The Avenue Partner of Excellence, and the Underfashion Club HUG Award.

black bras closeup

DLI is proud to be a certified minority and women owned business enterprise.

women's business enterprise logo
minority business enterprise logo
maroon bra detail
black everyday bras
pink bra detail