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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The Best Fall/Winter 2019 Lingerie & Loungewear

So much new lingerie gets released each season, it’s easy to miss a lot of it. So today’s post is a little recap of some of the best (in my opinion) Fall/Winter 2019 pieces. Here you’ll find bra sets and lounge sets, plus pieces for full busts and plus sizes. And there’s something for every […]

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13 Full-Bust and Plus-Size Bras to Show Off This Season

While I appreciate a great t-shirt bra as much as the next person, my true love is flashy and sparkly bras with real personality. Luckily with layering season coming up and lingerie-inspired fashion still trending, brands have also gotten on board. They’re producing a range of great options for full-busted and full-figured women. These full-bust […]

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The DD Dilemma: Core-Size vs. Full-Bust Bra Differences

In the lingerie industry, bra sizing is broken down into categories. For example, ‘full bust’ sizing officially starts at a DD cup. Some full-bust brands choose to begin at D. ‘Core sized’ brands, on the other hand, traditionally focus on A-D cups. Nowadays, however, many such brands go up to a DD or even DDD. […]

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D to G Cup Bras: Who Makes Them and Why

When I started buying bras as a teenager finding a G cup bra was an expensive and frequently humiliating process. It was also the end of the alphabet, in a practical sense. A DD cup was considered huge, and a G cup was only available from brands tackling extended sizing. If you were a teenage […]

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