Archive for December 2011

Bras 101 – from eHow.com

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: […]

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Happy New Year’s Resolutions!

Happy New Year's Resolutions!

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 […]

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Review of Busted! from 32aabra.com

Review of Busted! from 32aabra.com

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 […]

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WEARING BRAS THAT FIT IS AN OLYMPIC ENDEAVOR

WEARING BRAS THAT FIT IS AN OLYMPIC ENDEAVOR

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 […]

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Intimate Innovations – from Lingerie Briefs

Intimate Innovations - from Lingerie Briefs

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 […]

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The Best Silicone Bras – From TypeF.com

The Best Silicone Bras - From TypeF.com

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 […]

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Star Style: What Do They Wear Under There? via Linda’s Unhooked

Star Style: What Do They Wear Under There? via Linda's Unhooked

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 […]

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Purple Reigns – Lingerie’s New Color of Choice

Purple Reigns - Lingerie's New Color of Choice

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 […]

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ORANGE YOU GLAD? TANGERINE TANGO IS THE NEW “IT” COLOR

ORANGE YOU GLAD? TANGERINE TANGO IS THE NEW "IT" COLOR

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 posh24.com). What does that mean for the world of intimate apparel?   As a particular fan of this […]

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Celebrity Bras – Jennifer Morrison, Once Upon A Time

  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 […]

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Va Bien Giveaway: New Year, New You!

Va Bien Giveaway: New Year, New You!

New contest information from our friends at Va Bien!   The Holidays are officially here – which means New Year’s Eve is just around the corner!   Look your best on the biggest night of the year in your strapless gown, sequined cocktail dress, show-stopping mini or […]

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TypeF.com – The Best Gel Bras

By Tricia Chaves If you’re stumped about picking the right gel bra, you don’t need to look further than Linda Becker and Ali Cudby. Becker, a.k.a.”The Bra Lady,” runs the Manhattan boutique Linda’s Bra Salon. She trains her associates in a three-month intensive “bra school” to prep […]

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