Monthly Archives: May 2011

Soft cup bras reviewed: Freya Lingerie’s Dotty

I’d never considered soft cup bras before, always assuming they were the preserve only of the pregnant and breast feeding. I was aware of them vaguely as large, unsightly mostrosities that – had the recent trauma of childbirth not successfully … Continue reading

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Diet doctors go to war

Two French dieticians head to court tomorrow to fight a libel battle after one branded the other’s diet a ‘fantasy’. As a woman currently battling with her own body demons, I was interested in what initially sounded like one doctor … Continue reading

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My guilty secret: confessions of a secret self-doubter

I have a confession to make. Whilst doing my best to write about body image and celebrate women for who they are, not what they look like; I have secretly been fighting an old demon. My hourglass, for the past … Continue reading

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Who likes free bras? Bravissimo launch bonus scheme:

Who doesn’t like free lingerie? Curvy queens Bravissimo are introducing a brand new bonus scheme, which means that for every ten full-price bras you buy – whether online or in-store) you get one bra for free. Hurrah! Whether you’re fanatical about … Continue reading

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Swimwear options to a J cup: big splash or damp squib?

Every woman deserves decent, well fitting lingerie: and for me that includes swimwear and sportswear. It is impossible to underestimate the impact negative body image and a lifetime of inadequate bras has on girls and their willingness and ability to engage … Continue reading

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Clothes for curves: London

Following my piece on Germany’s amazing Busenfreundinnen, a German reader struggling to find clothes for her curves – a problem we can all relate to – asked if I knew of any good shops in London she could stock up … Continue reading

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Catching 40 zees with 32Gs: sleep support for big boobs

Two days ago, I wrote ‘regular lie-ins’ in to my long term financial plan (true story). I am evangelistic about the importance of allowing yourself enough rest, and I have every sympathy for anyone who is missing out – not … Continue reading

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