French lingerie

An Intro to the French Lingerie Aesthetic

I’ve been learning about lingerie for well over a decade now. One of the fascinating parts of that has been discovering how styles differ between countries. What’s popular in one place isn’t necessarily the norm elsewhere. Certain countries have a particularly distinctive lingerie aesthetic. Not surprisingly, France is one of them. And not just because […]

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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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bra straps

17 Bras with Stylish Shoulder Straps

I feel like straps are one of the most neglected parts of a bra when it comes to aesthetic design. There are so many possibilities for the way they could look. And yet 99% of the time, we’re stuck with a line of plain elastic. Satin, if we’re lucky. Would you love some more eye-catching […]

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shallow breasts

Best Bras for Shallow Breasts: What You Need to Know

Like me, you might have had a bra fitter tell you that your breasts are “shallow.” It’s common to hear this word when you’re in the fitting room trying on a gazillion bras in an attempt to find the one that fits and looks best. What does it mean to have shallow breasts? For me, having […]

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