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Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links. Hello, everyone! I’m back again with our first new blog post in…awhile. Most of the last 8 weeks or so has been about promoting my new book, In Intimate Detail: How to Choose, Wear and Love Lingerie, which you can learn more about at the link. But now that we’re getting into Autumn/Winter, which is one of my favorite seasons for lingerie (loungewear, ftw) […]

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Whether you’re professionally measured a bra or just try on a bunch of sizes to see what works, most of us are never told what those sizes actually mean. 34D? 38A? Society tells us a “D” cup is big and a “A” cup is small, but what about those numbers? And nowadays, getting fitted sometimes means you end up in a much bigger cup size than you expected – even […]

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ThirdLove released 24 new bra sizes this week, and the fashion world is all aflutter with breathless headlines praising the startup for making more bra sizes than any other lingerie brand. ThirdLove’s very own co-founder, David Spector, even made this dubious claim on Twitter. The only (obvious) problem? It’s completely and totally false (I would say a lie, but I’m trying to be more tactful in 2018). While ThirdLove’s 70 […]

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Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links. I know what you’re thinking, “Florals for spring? Revolutionary.” But part of why we keep seeing them is because they keep working. After a wet, cold, rainy winter, who doesn’t want to perk up their lingerie wardrobe with bright, summery, cheerful florals? My favorite lingerie color is black (black mesh, black lace, black satin…it’s all good, so long as it’s black), but even I’m […]

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You may have heard lingerie fans criticizing the idea of “sister sizing” in bras as a general bad practice. That wearing a sister size is “wrong,” won’t be a good fit, and is just a way for brands to sell you more product. However, sister sizing isn’t a negative concept. At its core, it’s a neutral fact describing how bra sizes work. So what is a sister size? How do […]

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