Brand Introduction: Miss Mandalay

I think it’s safe to say that a bra by Miss Mandalay changed my life.  This is what made my jaw drop when I first discovered Bravissimo: It was a revelation: bright and girly colors, sheer mesh, lace, ruffles, and bows.  I’d been wearing beige Wacoal bras with the elastic all shot to hell (because […] Read more…

Sweet Ranting du Jour: 7/13/12

“People with no sense of humor should stay out of comedy clubs.” This is the comment I just deleted from my facebook profile, after I “liked” a link to a response to some comedian who made a poorly-received rape joke.  Here’s the article. Here’s the deal y’all: rape is too misunderstood and way the hell too prevalent, and […] Read more…

How Not to Shop, with Sweets

Wow.  So, I keep telling y’all to stand your ground in lingerie shops and demand your size or demand pretty things in your size, and I just went into a boutique on my lunch break and totally bombed. Very Nice Store Representative: Can I help you find anything today? Sweets: No thanks I’m just browsing? […] Read more…

Posture

I feel like talking about “Posture” is a bit prim and old-fashioned, like “Let’s all go to finishing school and work on our hope chests and wait for gentlemen callers,” you know?  Plus we’re all bent over computers and smartphones and co-sleeping with our laptops anyway, so why fight the inevitable?  Well, for a couple […] Read more…

Sweet Nothing Du Jour: 7/6/12

From Rampaige, author/artist of Busty Girls Comics: And I shall clarify: Boobs are sexy. Just like lots of other body parts, breasts can be sexually attractive. Unlike other body parts, however, that seems to be all they’re allowed to be by society. By extension, people who have breasts are often reduced to being seen only […] Read more…

Gusbuster

The vet alleges that today is your birthday, you little street mongrel. Happy 1st birthday, darling boy.  I got you . . . um, breakfast.  And a back rub. Please continue being your goofy little self. Read more…

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