Monthly Archives:March 2012

Is Your Size Sold at Nordstrom?

As many of you may know, I’ll often recommend checking out Nordstrom to those of us in the U.S. who are looking for bras outside of the very small range that is usually offered in most department stores. I’ve never seen Nordstrom carry 28 bands in store, but I’ve generally felt safe recommending them to Continue Reading

Why Wear the Right Bra Size?

According to many studies, over 80% of women aren’t wearing the correct bra size. This means that only 1 or 2 women out of every 10 are wearing the correct size! (!!!) I could start blaming this fact on the terrible fitting methods promoted by many well-known stores (especially in the U.S.), but not all Continue Reading

Bra Sizing Calculators

Have you ever used a bra calculator to help determine your size? I’ve always been a bit skeptical of bra calculators – after all, you could just measure yourself and try to figure out the math on your own, and you’ll need to try on bras to figure out exactly what works best for you Continue Reading

Me and my Mythical Bra Size

Did you know that my bra size doesn’t exist? Well, according to most stores I’ve come across, it doesn’t. Some background: If you’ve been to department stores (Kohls, Pennys, Macys) in the U.S., you know that the sizing there, no matter what your size or viewpoint is, is extremely limited. The only way you’ll have Continue Reading

Outfit Snapshots: Tops

I’m by no means a fashion expert, a fashionista, or any of those things. My background in clothing growing up was mostly comprised of hand-me-downs and thrift store clothes. But, I figured I’d do a brief post on a few of the things that work for me in regards to clothing (tops, specifically). Keep in Continue Reading

Store Review: The Enchantress

This past week, after seeing on their website that they offered 28-band bras, I decided to make a trek out to The Enchantress bra boutique. True to the website, this cute little store offered many choices in Freya, Panache, Fantasie, Hotmilk, and several other well-known brands. I eagerly browsed the racks, noticing many sizes offered Continue Reading