Sister Sizes

Hey y’all, So listen, I’ve been reading about bra sizing and cup volume and different construction methods etc., etc. online for the last five years, and bra sizes can still confuse me. When I was in Virginia a while back with Mom and we went bra shopping at Nordstrom, I found myself totally flummoxed trying […] Read more…

Summer Sweets

Can we take a second and just talk about cute things? I mean, look, I consider myself a champion of every woman’s right to a good bra.  I think there is a bra out there to suit every person’s shape and size, and I won’t rest until every woman finds the bra that just makes […] Read more…

Caring for your Lingerie

The fancy lingerie boutiques will fuss with me for this, but my take is that as long as you never put stuff in the dryer, you’re fine.  OBVIOUSLY there are exceptions; if you have some hard-core leather dominatrix stuff or something you spent $500 on at Agent Provocateur or $100 silk stockings, yeah, you’re gonna […] Read more…

PSA: Wacoal on RueLaLa Today

Average-to-full(ish)-bust line Wacoal and her sister line B’Tempted have some discount offerings on RueLaLa this morning.  I’ve been ignoring Wacoal for a while because when I did wear their sizes, the styles tended towards the frumpy, and then I sized out.  I clicked over to the sale page and was pleasantly surprised.  Bright colors, fun […] Read more…

Sweets Goes Shopping: Derrière de Soie

While I was at my college reunion this weekend with Julia Lambert and many amazing friends, we dropped by Derrière de Soie, a relatively high-end lingerie shop on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. I decided to kick off a new feature of reviews of brick-and-mortar retailers. Ordering online gives you lots of choice, but there’s something to […] Read more…

A reminder, as you start shopping

You know how to find your size?  Yay you!  You are empowered!  You are mighty!  You are adventurous!  Is there a chance that some of the bras you currently own may not be the best fit?  Yeah, probably.  Don’t feel bad.  Some of mine aren’t the best fit and/or are old and worn out, and […] Read more…

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