Monthly Archives: April 2011

GRATUITOUS ROYAL WEDDING REFERENCE ALERT: some wedding season silliness

I didn’t ever want to be a princess.  I wanted to be (in no particular order) an astronaut, a paleontologist, a writer, a marine biologist, a politician, a spy, an actress, and – very briefly – a fireman. Princess wouldn’t … Continue reading

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We love Busenfreundinnen

In a country where access to good fitting and affordable (and decent) DD+ bras is difficult to find, the marvellous bosom buddies at busenfreundinnen.net are on a mission to properly fit the boobs of Germany.  I was lucky enough to snatch … Continue reading

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MORE swimwear from Figleaves: is this the best swimwear season ever?

This has to go down as the hottest spring on record: not because of the scorching weather, but the bumper crop of swimwear amazingness shining down on us. This new Sophina range from Figleaves is an absolutely gorgeous. The vibrant … Continue reading

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Campaign for HAH beauty

Yesterday’s post about the problematic phrase ‘real women‘ sparked a fascinating and challenging debate on Twitter about the language we use to describe – and categorise – women’s bodies. If we abandon the phrase ‘real’ women, what term do we … Continue reading

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The myth of the ‘real woman’

Ultimo have announced that a further seven women have joined their ‘real women’ campaign to model Ultimo, Miss Ultimo, and Ultimo Couture on ultimo.co.uk and in Debenhams stores. It’s got us thinking. While there’s no doubt this and other ‘real … Continue reading

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Bigger on the inside: TARDIS BRA

Doctor Who returns to our screens on Saturday, and we’re so ridiculously overexcited we couldn’t resist a gratuitous Who themed blog post. So, in honour of the eleventh and my second favourite Doctor (after Tom Baker, of course…), let us … Continue reading

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Some girls they like candy…: the joy of Hanky Panky

As if I needed any more lingerie habits to feed, on Saturday I was introduced by Amsterdam’s lovely Salon de Lingerie to luxury American knicker brand Hanky Panky. At £25-30/€30-35, it’s not your every day M&S mix-and-match, but on this … Continue reading

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