decade

Looking Ahead to a Break from Blogging & Social Media

There’s a new decade ahead, and it’s tempting to track all my accomplishments over the past one. While it’s always good to look back on how far I’ve come, I’m more interested in what’s next. What’s going to push me out of my comfort zone and help me grow? With six decades behind me, I […]

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Lively lingerie

LIVELY Lingerie Review: Pretty Everyday Basics

Do you know LIVELY lingerie? Launching in 2016, the brand is a new player in the industry. They’re different from most “direct to consumer” bra brands vying for a share of the intimate apparel market. You can choose to shop on their website or in one of their four brick and mortar stores. And you’ll […]

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Bustiers and Basques: Flattering and Festive

What are bustiers and basques? The dictionary defines a bustier as a close-fitting strapless bra that you can wear as outerwear. According to the French, it’s merely a longline bra. A basque is longer, and often includes garters or suspenders. But the terms seem interchangeable. And both styles veer into “only for the boudoir” territory, […]

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Balconette and Demi-Cup Bra Styles: What's the Difference?

What’s the difference between a balconette and demi-cup bra styles? That can be tough to figure out since both lingerie brands and retailers seem to supply contradictory information about their features. Some of their websites claim that the demi-cup exposes more of the breast than the balconette, and vice-versa. So it’s no wonder that the […]

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best bralettes

The Best Bra Styles to Buy—At Every Age

Many lingerie articles focus on the number of or styles of bras you should own, to create a complete lingerie wardrobe. But materials also matter, as does breast shape. And fashion tastes make a difference. So the recommended best bra styles for one person may not be right for someone else. And then there’s the […]

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