Today’s guest post is by Anetta Kalk. Anetta is a mother, writer, and licensed marriage therapist in California. Born in the former Soviet Union, she immigrated to the US 26 years ago. Anetta’s passion for lingerie came soon after finding her first La Perla bra at a San Francisco boutique 25 years ago. Ever since then she has been collecting and enjoying all things lingerie. Anetta previously wrote for The […]
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links When shopping for underwear, plus size consumers have more options than ever before. From high waist briefs and boyshorts to thongs and hipsters, plus size underwear frequently comes in the same range of styles as straight sizes. However, finding what you like if you’re plus size isn’t always an easy feat. As a plus size woman, when I discover a new panty, I often […]
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you’re plus size and looking for jeans, you can’t just walk into any retailer and expect to find a pair in your size. Similarly, if you try to find a plus size bra at your local lingerie boutique, you may be hard pressed to find what you need. While plus size shopping in person may still be a challenge, online outlets transformed the […]
I know, I know…I thought my Best of 2016 posts would be the end too, but it turns out I had more to say. Or show. Anyway! Lots of sparkle ahead.
Shopping for lingerie and sleepwear, as opposed to bras, can be freeing as you’re less limited by traditional requirements for functional elements. You aren’t bound by the need of endless seaming and underwires because the intent of the item is different. However, it can still sometimes become a microcosm of what it’s like to shop while fat, period. Retailers tend to latch onto an aesthetic, usually well behind the popularity […]