Today’s guest post is by Kim “Kimmay” Caldwell, the owner of Hurray Media and a long time bra fitter. Kim blends her bra fitting and swimwear know-how for all sizes to creatively spread the word that lingerie can change a woman’s life for the better. She has appeared on Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style, The Martha Stewart Show, HuffPost LIVE and more. She’s been quoted in Brides, Women’s Health and Real […]
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Mastectomy swimwear doesn’t get much love. There are a few companies that sell it, like Land’s End, Anita, and Amoena, but when I created a shopping challenge for myself to find a mastectomy suit I might be excited to wear, I failed. Or maybe, more to the point, the market failed me. Actually, let me back up, if only to expose how my own […]
A roundup of everything interesting that happened in the world of lingerie this month… [Time Magazine] Lingerie Store Under Fire for Mannequins So Skinny Their Ribs Poke Out – La Perla made headlines when a blogger discovered their mannequins have visible ribs. Many criticized La Perla for promoting unrealistic beauty standards, and La Perla responded quickly by promising to remove the mannequins from all their stores. [Slate] Patent Style: A fashionista’s […]
Last week, the internet was all afire with the news that Victoria’s Secret, probably the most famous lingerie company in the world, would not be making bras for women who’ve had mastectomies. In case you haven’t yet heard of this story, Allana Maiden (whose mother is a breast cancer survivor) created a Change.org petition a few months ago asking Victoria’s Secret to begin making and selling mastectomy bras. Victoria’s Secret […]
Despite the increase in Breast Cancer awareness, fashionable, beautiful, and elegant mastectomy bras for breast cancer survivors are few and far between. We’ve sourced 12 lovely bras for post-surgery women that manage to be both pretty and practical.