Tag Archives: Bra Size

Don’t sweat it: the truth about “boob deodorant”

And the first odd beauty story of 2014 is… boob deodorant. Now, I’m no fan of ‘invented beauty issues’, and all of the media I’ve read around the subject focusses on this being another symptom of a culture that spends … Continue reading

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I HATE MY BOOBS

I hate my boobs. I do. They’re just so big. It’s impossible to find a decent bra, and even when I buy the biggest one I can find they don’t hold me in. They’re so irritating – if they’re not … Continue reading

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True&Co’s algorithm to make finding your bra size easy. Oh no.

There’s a lot of hype about True&Co – the new lingerie start up that promises an online fitting without tape measures, and then an at home changing room experience based on your needs and selections. On paper, it’s a pretty … Continue reading

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Star in a Bra heads to the USA!

  It’s belated, perhaps – but I was away when Curvy Kate announced that Star in a Bra was launching in America, and it’s such good news it’s definitely worth shouting about twice. Entering Star in a Bra is not … Continue reading

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The horror…

Ladies beware… I can’t help but love Canadian boutique The Boobie Trap for these quirky ‘fitting horror’ posters designed to encourage women to be professionally fitted. The Quadraboob, The Shelf, and The Sagging are all familiar fears, associated with body-image … Continue reading

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Wearing your bra size on your sleeve (and other places…)

My bra size has been Googleable for at least three years now, so it’s easy for me to forget that some people are sensitive about strangers being intimate about their intimates. For me 30G is just a matter of fact, … Continue reading

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The War on Plus Four: Operation Playtex. Mission accomplished?

I may be totally fearless when it comes to taking on lingerie retailers, but there are some battle fronts the current B4J HQ in Amsterdam simply puts out of reach. So three cheers for bloggers Georgina Horne, Kitty Lingerista and … Continue reading

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