Fred Vermorel is an art history lecturer at Kingston University, and unofficial biographer of model Kate Moss. So he had a very good reason to be examining a piece of her discarded lingerie.
"For me, Kate Moss is the ultimate celebrity," he said. "A friend of mine had one of Kate's basques.
"He gave it to me and I DNA-tested it just to discover her genetic ancestry[.] Scottish apparently. Nothing more," he said. [Link]