Rosie Huntington-Whitley has helped maintain its position as the UK’s market leader in lingerie.
The department store said demand from its overseas customers had a substantial impact on sales and profits.
Lingerie and swimwear retailer Very achieved a growth in sales of 14.6% to £1.26bn.
The online fashion retailer saw its revenue double in the first half of the year.
The retailer remains optimistic despite recording negative results caused by the re-platforming of its website.
The retailer said it remains “extremely cautious” about the outlook for the year ahead.
Revenue rose to £100mn despite challenging retail conditions.
Department store's operating profits rose 3.4% to £155m.
Next said warm weather may hit profits if it continues in October.
Tesco found a £250 million overstatement in H1 profit estimates.