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Archive for December, 2011

Bras 101 – from

posted on December 31, 2011 in Bra Fit

What You Need to Know About Bras by Mary Avant Gone are the days of lumpy-looking bras. Now foams are super seamless, lightweight and contour to the body’s shape for a more natural look.”” Elizabeth Tigar, owner of Austin, Texas-based boutique, Underwear Fit and comfort are key.(photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images), via […]

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The Little Bra Company

I was recently at a high school basketball game, and watched a teenage girl dribble with one hand, while holding her chest with the other – and for good reason.   If she hadn’t been holding herself up, she may have given herself a bloody nose from her bouncing breasts.   I felt sad for […]

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Busted: For Bras That Fit, Flatter and Feel Fantastic

Ali Cudby, a well-known authority in the lingerie industry, has just published a groundbreaking new book on bras and bra sizing: Busted! The Fab Foundations Guide To Bras That Fit, Flatter and Feel Fantastic.   Cudby refers to herself as a “bra coach,” because she believes in a cooperative fitting process that empowers her clients […]

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via Bella Bella Boutique Blog

Eleven members of the 2012 British Olympic Team will be wearing bras that fit for a good cause, sporting lingerie for a calendar.   The endeavor will go toward supporting the Wellbeing of Women philanthropy.   Athletes will pose wearing lingerie from Nichole de Carle and jewelry from Salima Hughes and Coster Diamonds. The Wellbeing […]

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Empreinte's Diva collection

Ellen Lewis’ well-known blog, Lingerie Briefs has been relaunched and I’m thrilled to be a columnist, along with other Lingerie luminaries, such as Jene Luciani, Richard Vincente, and Moira Nelson.   Here’s my first Intimate Innovations column. How To Be A Diva The world of intimates is constantly evolving, and while consumers may not always […]

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Jessica Alba's backless dress - which is the bra that fits?

By Tricia Chaves Need to know the best silicone bra before handing over your cash? Ask the experts. Linda “The Bra Lady” Becker owns Linda’s Bra Salon in New York City, where each boutique associate undergoes a quarter-year “bra school” to be considered qualified to give customers a bra makeover. Ali Cudby of D.C. is […]

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Celebrities who wear bras that fit

The lovely Linda Becker shares her insight on what celebrities wear under their fabulous dresses.   Funny enough, I’ll be talking about the same thing on Washington DC’s Let’s Talk Live tomorrow at 11am, News Channel 8.   Please tune in and set your DVR! Celebrities seem to have it all: looks, money, fashion”¦ but […]

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C Paris bra that fits

Purple is the new red?   Purple is now the lingerie color of choice, knocking red from that post after FIVE DECADES of owning the top spot, according to the UK department store, Debenhams.   That’s a lot of red lingerie.   In fact, sales of purple lingerie is up by 54% this holiday season, […]

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Prima Donna's Fantasia

Tangerine Tango (Pantone 17-1463) has been named the “it” color of 2012.   It has already been rocked on the runway and red carpet (see this fashion roundup from What does that mean for the world of intimate apparel?   As a particular fan of this shade (tangerine was one of my wedding colors) […]

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  I really like Once Upon A Time, the new show on ABC — the whole real world/fairy tale world duality is a lot of fun, and I’m a big Ginnifer Goodwin fan.   However, I find the bra selection for the character of Emma, portrayed by Jennifer Morrison, to be confusing.   She appears […]

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