breast reconstruction

How to Choose a Bra After Breast Reconstruction

After a mastectomy, even if you have breast reconstruction, your bra needs will likely be very different from what you wore before your surgery. Wearing a bra after breast reconstruction is optional, whether you have new breasts made with implants, your own tissue, or both; your new “girls” will likely be higher and firmer than […]

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Estelle Puleston

Introducing Estelle Puleston of Esty Lingerie

The great thing about my job is learning about lingerie brands, retailers, and bloggers from all over the world. One of those people is Estelle Puleston of Esty Lingerie. I first ran into Esty Lingerie when stumbling across their extensive lingerie blogger database (which I included in my book). It’s a fabulous resource, whether your interest is in […]

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The Year in Review: Top Ten Breast Stories of 2012

Breasts were, as usual, the focus of attention during 2012. But this year offered up surprising new views on several breast fronts. Some breast stories revealed more than others. From Time Magazine’s image of a four year old boy standing on a step stool suckling at his mother’s breast, to the PR failures of the grand dame […]

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Sexy Halloween and Breast Cancer Awareness Displays: Where’s the Harm?

Are you dressing up scary or sexy this Halloween? For women, that second costume choice has been under attack. The latest objections trace the evolution of young girls’ store-bought outfits to ones that mirror more adult themes. You can choose to be a naughty Big Bird or a nurse. These costumes are all similar in that they […]

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National BRA Day: Plastic Surgeons Promote Breast Reconstruction

This October 17th marks the first National BRA Day. No, it’s not about promoting a better bra fit, although a campaign along those lines wouldn’t be a bad idea. (I could use a yearly reminder to replenish my lingerie drawers with new sizes and styles.) This National BRA Day initiative is brought to you by […]

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