Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links. In February, I underwent a total laparoscopic hysterectomy and salpingectomy. This means that my surgeon used small incisions and a laparoscope to cut and remove my uterus, cervix, and fallopian tubes, leaving behind my ovaries. This was very much a wanted procedure to fix chronic period-associated pain. However, the six-week-long recovery period did require some planning – not least in the area of underwear! […]
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 […]
Ever since the initial launch of Nubian Skin, there’s been an increased level of coverage dedicated to brands making undergarments in shades of nude which look natural on a variety of skin tones. I’ve been very excited about the level of attention the issue and the brands have received, but disappointed that most of the write-ups haven’t included more options for bras in larger band sizes or mention of the fact that these lines don’t include larger sizes.
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.
Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Editor’s Note: Many of these items are likely discontinued and unavailable by now. However, it’s always worth checking the stores to see what’s currently in stock. When it comes to lingerie, plus size customers are a consistently underserved demographic. Not only are there fewer pieces to choose from, the items that are out there aren’t always very good quality. While buying custom (such […]