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Archive for January, 2012

Hourglassy.com

Sometimes you send out review copies of your book and never know what happened.   Today I was lucky enough to stumble onto this review of Busted! on Hourglassy.com and boy, I’m glad I did. Off The Rack ~ Bra Books Reviewed This week, I got my hands on two different books about bras. I […]

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Woman trying on a bra

In the past week, I’ve had a few extremely interesting conversations with lingerie professionals who are all challenged when it comes to finding bras that fit.   One of reasons it’s so fascinating is that it underscores just how emotional the process can be for women — even women who are immersed in this world […]

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How Many Bras Do You Own?

posted on January 28, 2012 in Bra Fit
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via Huffington Post

The HuffPo Women’s page asks women if they go braless and why.   They don’t actually answer the question — the article is really more of a solicitation for reader feedback.   However one aspect of the article caught my eye. It cites some Redbook magazine statistics about women and their bra ownership.   The […]

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Paris Show – Day 3

posted on January 23, 2012 in Innovation
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Younger siblings can be wonderful — energetic, colorful, and always thinking we’re SO cool, they use all our best moves. It’s no different in fashion, and just as Dolce and Gabbana has D&G, Marlies Dekkers has Undressed. Based on the best selling lines of big sister, Undressed brings the market the well-known innovative look, but […]

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After two days of the show, I feel simultaneously like I’ve seen an amazing amount and that I have so much more to see. The Paris Salon de la Lingerie is divided into areas — Essentials (lingerie brands we know and love), Loungewear, Men, Italians (which seems odd until you see what they have to […]

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Paris Show – Day One

posted on January 21, 2012 in FabFit Formula
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Day one in Paris and just walking in the door is exciting! The show is large – though I’m told it’s smaller than previous years. The booths have a bigger presence, and a more involved set up – with construction and a sense of theater. The theatrical even extends to the vibe here, with much […]

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I am currently sitting in beautiful, picturesque Ghent, Belgium where I have just come back from a tour of the Van de Velde production and distribution facilities. Van de Velde is the parent company of such luxury brands as Prima Donna, Marie Jo, Marie Jo L’Aventure, Twist and Andre Sardas. To see their operation in […]

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Embrace

The Paris 2012 Salon International de la Lingerie may be underway, yet it seems fitting to pause and take a look back to last year’s Paris show. The winner of the Most Creative Design Award at the ULTRA Fashion Show was a company showcasing a new approach to breast support – Embrace, out of Ireland. […]

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Bra Controversy Abroad!

posted on January 18, 2012 in FabFit Formula
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The Daily Caller

    via The Daily Caller, Tucker Carlson’s latest venture: Bras and bra sizes might not be the first thing that pops to mind when one thinks of labor disputes. In Sweden, however, a former employee of the lingerie company “Change,” backed by the force of Commercial Employees’ Union (Handelsanställdas förbund – Handels), is suing […]

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BUSTED! NOW ON KINDLE

posted on January 17, 2012 in Bra Fit, Busted!
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Busted: For Bras That Fit, Flatter and Feel Fantastic

Do you struggle to find bras that fit? Are you frustrated by back fat or uncomfortable bras? Do you wish that bra shopping was easier and more fun, then maybe you need to get Busted! That’s right, Busted! The Fab Foundations Guide to Bras That Fit, Flatter and Feel Fantastic is the bestselling book by […]

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