I don’t talk much about activewear on TLA and that’s honestly because most activewear campaigns are kinda boring. Impeccably made-up models going through vaguely athletic motions? Nah. Hard pass. But Lane Bryant’s new Livi Activewear Collection? Well, that had me grinning from ear to ear.
Lane Bryant’s Cacique line of undergarments is a mainstay amongst plus size shoppers. They’ve largely been unchallenged as a primary source of bras in particular because they are the most well known and universally available. My first fully fledged bra came from Lane Bryant many many years ago and I remained a loyal customer through significant changes in band and cup size. Now, at a 44/46 DD, I continue to shop there, and I’m not entirely sure why.
All photos courtesy of Lane Bryant. You’re likely seen it by now, but in case you haven’t, Lane Bryant’s #ImNoAngel ad campaign has been flooding the news wires this week. A variety of media outlets remarked on the similarity of this campaign to Victoria’s Secret’s “Perfect Body” ad from several months ago – an ad that featured a line up of tall, thin, mostly White women in The Body bra. […]
Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. I fully expect that today’s pick for Lingerie of the Week will be incredibly controversial, primarily due to (as you’ve no doubt guessed) the décolleté strap details. While strappy, harness, and bondage-style lingerie is incredibly popular now (and, thusly, available at a wide range of price points) this particular strap configuration and placement is most often associated with Marlies Dekkers…which may make some of […]
Growing up, I remember thinking there were only two bikini top options: sports bra style or triangle. While those are totally valid styles for anyone who wants to wear them, they are not necessarily supportive, especially for plus sizes. I wore a triangle bikini top exactly once and spent more time worrying about spillage than actually enjoying the pool. Wearing a bikini top is a lot like wearing a bra. […]