Posts Tagged ‘Bravissimo’

Review: Lola Luxe Basque by Bravissimo

Bravissimo, light of my life, the store that taught me about full-bust sizing and that pretty bras over a D-cup exist, recently introduced the first ever basque that goes up to a (UK) K-cup. The Lola Luxe Basque appeared for the first time last winter in a pretty black/teal colorway (select sizes still available) to […] Read more…

Brand Introduction: Freya

For those of us who know our bra sizes better than our social security numbers, Freya is nothing new, but for many women, particularly in North America, who are just getting to know their full-bust sizes, Freya’s is the first friendly face they’ll meet.  While Freya may not be for everyone, I want to share […] Read more…

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…

Beating the Heat: All-or-Mostly Cotton Bras

I got a request from a dear friend for an all-or-mostly-cotton shopping guide, and seriously, could the timing be any better?  In four days New York has gone from 65 degrees to 95, and the city is just one giant concrete-and-skyscraper heat-trapping hell-hole.  Sometimes.  Not always.  But I am not alone in wishing that more subway-riders […] 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…

Quick Update, while the internet lasts

Time Warner Cable is toying with me, but while I briefly have internet connection, I wanted to let you know that I’ve updated the Lingerie Dictionary post to include a photo gallery that identifies all the different styles I reference in the text.  Enjoy! Read more…

On Sizing

Size Range for Bravissimo’s “Alana” bra Short version: American bra sizing is wack and should be ashamed of itself. Short version Part B: The alphabet doesn’t end at D. Short version Part C: Do not trust Victoria’s Secret; that bitch will most likely lie to you. Long version: Heeeeere we go. Sorry. I think lots […] Read more…

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