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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international bra sizing

International Bra Sizing: A 7-Step Guide

Have you ever wondered about those strange-sounding sizes listed on your bra tag? Have you ever been stumped by an online bra listing that says it’s available in EU sizes? Today we’re going to clear up some of the confusion about international bra sizing between countries. That way you’ll be free to buy bras from […]

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made-to-measure bras

Where to Buy Made-to-Measure Bras Online

Do you feel like your hunt for the perfect bra is a perpetual one? Have you yet to find that spot-on, holy grail of fit? The truth is that buying off-the-rack bras is a hit and miss experience for everyone. Pre-made bras, by design, only fit average measurements. There’s more chance of you being between a […]

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