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Lorraine Iles

Owner and Managing Director

Lorraine Iles

Established in 1999 Absolute Image is owned and run by Lorraine Iles. Lorraine trained with Absolute Image and has been working as an Image Professional since 2003 taking over the ownership and Management of the Company in 2007.  Lorraine, a qualified Master is the trainer on all the training modules and President of the International Federation of Image Professionals International (FIPI) from 2012 – 2015.

Originally from a corporate background Lorraine has worked for a number of blue chip organisations from a host of industries including Government bodies, recruitment, engineering and logistics.  She is a professional individual, passionate about her work delivering first class training in a calm, fun yet professional environment. Her relaxed and informal approach has enabled students and clients alike to feel at ease and achieve optimum results from their experience with Absolute Image.

Over the past 21 years Lorraine has worked with clients in both the private and corporate sector, presented to a variety of groups, given radio interviews, run charity fashions shows and workshops and provides training in all aspects of image consultancy.

“There are few things in life as exciting and rewarding as sharing my knowledge and experience with people, seeing their reactions, the progress they make and the positive impact it has on their lives. Empowering people to look and feel great about themselves and helping them achieve their goals are huge motivators for me and constant reminders of why I love this business”

Company Overview

Established and launched in the summer of 1999, Absolute Image has been the training provider of choice for many of today’s successful Image & Style Advisors and the go to destination for individuals looking to enhance and even re-invent their own personal image and style. In 2006 Lorraine Iles, an exceptional and already well-established Image Consultant took over the reins of the business and moved it into a new era of operation. Over the past 21 years Lorraine has worked with clients in both the corporate and private sector, presented to a variety of groups, conducted radio interviews, organised charity fashion events and provided exceptional training for scores of satisfied clients.
Absolute Image remains the brainchild and indeed lovechild of Lorraine as she continues to inspire her clients with her phenomenal experience (Lorraine is an accredited Master Trainer) and passion for helping others improve their personal impact and confidence through their appearance. Lorraine’s authority in this industry is acknowledged in her position of President of The Federation of Image Professionals International (FIPI) from 2012 – 2015.  FIPI is a non-profit professional organisation that supports, develops, promotes and regulates the image profession both in the UK and internationally. Lorraine lives and is based in Dorking, Surrey and is a mum to two fabulous children and wife to her business partner, Malcolm Iles.

What we stand for

  • Professionalism at all times
  • Training with passion & personality
  • Inspiring clients to realise their potential
  • Empowering others in a fun and relaxed environment