January 2013 archive

PSA: Get Renters’ Insurance

Someone robbed my apartment today while I was at work. Probably Spider-Man, since he shimmied down a wall to access a locked window across from the fire escape. I’m fine, cats are fine, but my computer’s not. I’m trying to close all security loopholes from my phone, but if you receive any inappropriate communications that […] Read more…

What a Good Fitting Experience Should Be Like

or How I Will Run the First American Bravissimo, Because Obviously They’d Just Let an Internet Stranger Run the First Overseas Expansion of their Baby There has been a lot of internet chatter lately about the new Lifetime series Double Divas, which purports to educate American women about good fit, bra sizes, and breast health, […] Read more…

Review: Boudoir Beau by Bravissimo

I included this in my Full-Bust Holiday picks, and about three days later realized I really, really, really wanted it. I “needed” a new black lace bra, I wanted a new balconette bra that gave a rounded shape and good support, and I adored the bright kelly/emerald green. So Christmas present to me! Materials/Quality: This […] Read more…

The Body Public: Talking About Lingerie

Since I started writing Sweet Nothings, I’ve found myself thinking and talking about lingerie more than I ever imagined I would.  I’ve learned a ton over the last 7 months, and I want to share it with everyone I meet.  Unfortunately, this means EVERYONE.  It is embarrassingly, horrifyingly easy to set me off on a dissertation.  I […] Read more…

Sweet Nothing Du Jour: 1/5/13

Of course I can’t be 100% sure of what 2013 will bring, but I’m pretty sure it’ll bring some badass Boeuf Bourgignon and Coq au Vin.  Merci maman, pour les cocottes Staub!  I impulse-purchased Mastering the Art of French Cooking for myself, so once I feel remotely like eating butter or cream again (oof, December […] Read more…