Growing up plus size, I was in need of a bra long before any of my friends even saw a single hair on their legs. I looked for supportive bras but nothing too sexy. It was also a difficult balance of finding comfort without looking frumpy. As I got older, I still didn’t want to be seen as sexy, but I was also scared that not being seen as sexy was a reflection of my worth.
Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. After my column last week, Cora emailed me to ask a question that I hear a lot: “Since the selection of lingerie in sizes 20 and up is so awful, where can we send TLA readers for nice stuff?” I suspect she’s not the only one asking that! Once you get past a US 18, the lingerie pickings become much narrower. Today I’ve […]
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 […]
Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Though people often refer to white lingerie as “bridal” lingerie, it’s obvious (I think, especially, to readers here) that white isn’t only for brides. I think white lingerie is a great color for summer or winter, and for women with deeper skintones, it gives a remarkably graphic, editorial contrast against the skin (I’ve been slightly obsessed with white lingerie myself lately). And as […]
Today’s guest post is by Lauren. Lauren believes all you need in life are three things: great lingerie, good food, and fantastic friends. When she’s not putting pen to paper (or fingertip to keyboard) she enjoys reading, cooking (mainly desserts), and indulging in a little bit of retail therapy. Remember that moment in Bridget Jones when Renee Zellweger had to make the decision between the scary, huge, pants and the […]