Posts Tagged ‘Bra sizes’

Virtual Bra Fitting: Butterfly Collection

Claire Dumican, the owner of Butterfly Collection, an online lingerie shop based in Canada, and creator of the amazing cup size comparison chart I highlighted a while ago, recently posted a really beautiful article on her blog about the shop’s Skype bra-fitting services. I have to admit, when I first heard about the service, I […] Read more…

Suggestions for the Full-Figure Lingerie Shopper

There is SO MUCH lingerie on the internet.  In many ways, it’s thrilling and empowering: the industry is really booming, brands are really listening to customer feedback and paying attention to fashion trends, and new brands are emerging all the time that cater to specific shapes and sizes of women.  It feels great to know […] Read more…

Brand Introduction: Cleo

I’m deliberately starting these introductions with the brightest and girliest brands I know, because I want to reassure you that if you’ve just been fitted and you’re having a minor freak-out about a cup size that’s a letter you didn’t know existed, you will have PLENTY of sassy lingerie to choose from.  You may even […] Read more…

600 Year Old Bra Found at Lemberg Castle in Tyrol, Austria

This is so cool. Seriously.

Um, you guys?  Look at what has been blowing up all over my newsfeeds this week: These are the remains of a linen longline-style bra.  It and several other undergarments were found in a pile of discarded rubbish preserved in the foundations of some 15th century renovations to a 12th century castle.  A medieval lady was wearing […] 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 6/27/12

I will most likely wind up spending the night at the office tonight.  Alls I’m sayin’ is: 1.  If the lawyers/clients eat all the fancy food in the conference room and leave none for me, my vengeance will be swift and mighty.  Or at least sullen and sulky. 2.  If the lovely people in the […] Read more…

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