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Post-Surgical Bras: Healing After Mastectomy and Other Breast Surgeries

What are post-surgical bras? They are specialty bra garments worn after mastectomies or reconstructive and elective cosmetic breast surgeries. Don’t expect to find many cute post-surgical bras around. They’re meant to be functional not fashionable. They’re made with the patient in mind, one with limited arm and chest mobility and often must accommodate drains attached to […]

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Lingerie Trend Alert: 15 Bralette Styles To Lighten Up Any Bra Wardrobe

You know it’s an official lingerie fashion trend when Victoria’s Secret gets in on the action. They’re making headlines by moving beyond padded cups and offering new bralette styles. But bralette styles aren’t really “new.” (They look more like one of the first modern bra prototypes.) It’s a style that has gone in and out of fashion, […]

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Brains and Boobs: The Case For More Study and Less Staring

I know more about women’s breasts today than when I researched my first book in 2006. Much of what I wrote down as “fact” turned out to be fiction. I repeated statistics about bra wear and the average cup size that weren’t backed by rigorous study. The breast cancer prevention advice I believed turned out […]

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5 Tips to Find the Perfect Curvy Bridesmaid Dress

If you’re a curvy woman of a certain age, there’s one question you’ve probably learned to dread: “Will you be a bridesmaid?” There’s nothing like that unique combination of pure joy for your friend and complete certainty that you are likely to spend a day getting photographed in a dress that makes you look like […]

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Yellowberry: First Bras Inspiring Girls To Take Over the World

Many lingerie brands make first bras for young girls, but Yellowberry takes a unique approach to designing and marketing their products. Megan Grassell started the company as a 17-year-old high school student. She’d been frustrated by the lack of first bra options available to her younger sister. So she decided to make a difference by […]

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