bras
I finally ditched bras altogether last week, and switched over to thin cotton bralets, with the intention of going entirely support free in the future. Here’s why.
in

Sep 13, 2013 at 12:00pm | 277 comments

bras
In a day, I see just as many breasts as a mammogram technician.
in

Mar 27, 2014 at 12:30pm | 255 comments

boobs
I have been sized by so many salespeople that I feel I may never trust again.
in

May 3, 2013 at 11:00am | 248 comments

hourglass
Shopping when you’re shaped differently from the industry standard is a skill -- one I’ve honed through many years of trying on dresses that were too big and too small at the same time.
clothes
There's a lot of baggage that goes along with buying lingerie, especially if you do not have a body comparable to a Victoria's Secret Angel.
boobs
Bralessness is like a good bargain -- I just can't keep my mouth shut about it!
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Jun 20, 2012 at 4:00pm | 202 comments

fatshion
Seriously, if you work with me, you can skip this post. It's about underwear and, well, you know. Awkward.
bras
I tried eczema creams, coconut oil, almond oil, apple cider vinegar and other homemade anti-itch ointments, but nothing helped.
bras
I clearly am ignorant to the vast availability of affordable lingerie.
in

Dec 23, 2013 at 9:00am | 151 comments

body acceptance
You know those women who can open their closets, pull out a few things and voila! they look amazing and effortless? I am not one of those women.
shoppables
Long distance travel is enough a hassle without underwires poking you.
boobs
Lest we kid ourselves into thinking that major surgery is a bed of roses on a sea of clouds, allow me to tell you about some of the decidedly less pleasant events of my life since surgery.
boobs
Yeast infections! They're not just for vaginas anymore!
bras
My aversion to wearing a bra makes me feel like I'm not quite a grown-up.
bras
I admit, my gut reaction to this was "Ugh," followed by "Are you kidding me with this?" But then I thought about it some more -- and there are actually other reasons people wear bras, besides trying to fit a narrow beauty ideal.
in

May 16, 2014 at 5:00pm | 110 comments

shoppables
Chances are your bra is one of the most unruly articles of clothing you own. Here are some secret tools your favorite costume designer uses to whip those bad bras into shape!
big boobs
Think of minimizing bras as Spanx for your breasts; your girls will still be there, just packaged better.
boobs
While my right breast had developed into a full, rounded, cleavable C cup, my left breast had grown into a pert little teardrop-shaped mound, sitting inches higher than her partner.
lingerie
I still may be a little too exuberant about bras in public, dumping them on tables at a bestie’s birthday party, and then a conference table at an alumnae committee at my alma mater.
in

Jul 1, 2013 at 5:00pm | 59 comments

ask laia
boobs
Me and Valeria get our tas out in the name of better-fitting bras, and my lingering questions about Barbie sex.
boobs
One big-breasted reader won us (and you) over with her tale of woe.
in

Jul 6, 2011 at 10:02am | 0 comments