cute sports bras

18 Cute Sports Bras to Motivate and Inspire You, In or Out of Gym

Want to motivate yourself, even when you have zero plans to go to the gym? Cute sports bras are one answer. Yeah, they’re great if I’m heading to a spin or yoga class, too. But sometimes I just throw on workout gear to jumpstart my morning. I may end up writing or working on a blog […]

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velvet lingerie

Velvet Lingerie: 'Cause Baby It's Cold Outside

Velvet lingerie is everywhere right now. It’s the perfect Winter fabric thanks to its smooth and thicker texture. Just looking at velvet makes me feel all warm inside. It’s not just showing up on bras, either. You’ll find it on bralettes, bodysuits, chemises, slips, briefs, lounge shorts, and robes. It’s often used as a trim, or crushed and burned […]

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plus size stores

3 Reasons to Shop Plus Size Stores, Whatever Your Size

A few weeks ago, I found myself in a fashion dilemma. I wanted to update my wardrobe with two basic on trend items: a classy black faux leather dress and a colorful faux leather moto style jacket to wear over everything in case autumn weather ever actually hits New Orleans. Since I mostly wear vintage […]

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Lane Bryant

Lane Bryant Gets One Step Closer to Fat Activism In New Ad Campaign

There’s a lot of talk about body positive ad campaigns these days, as the idea of being “body positive” has become a major selling point for many lingerie and clothing companies. Unfortunately, we tend to see this in the context of the failed “Perfect Body” campaign by Victoria’s Secret or the #AerieREAL campaign. Both are […]

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body diversity problem

Why "Size Doesn't Matter" Is a Myth: Fashion's Body Diversity Problem

When people find out that I write about lingerie full time, I tend to get a mix of reactions. “Oh, that must be so great!” says some women, as they ooze with envy and picture me lounging around with my laptop in silk dressing gowns. “Ugh!” say some people, as they try and imagine my […]

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