Friday, November 22, 2013

Body Image in The Mirror

A bra fitter discusses self-image in the fitting room on The Lingerie Addict. Anyone who criticizes herself in front of the mirror should take a look at her valuable insight!

"What saddens me most is how many clients become apologetic for the state of their bodies when confronted with the mirror:  I didn’t do my hair today.  I need to lose weight.  I have a sun burn.  I have stretch marks.  My bra is horrible.  I’m disgusting.  A physical object should not have so much control over a person’s self-esteem and emotional state." 
Erica Windle of A Sophisticated Pair
Read more of The Fitting Room Trenches: Fighting the War with the Mirror

Friday, November 15, 2013

Robyn Lawley - Changing Shape of Fashion

Australian plus size model Robyn Lawley spoke about the changing "shape" of fashion and how it affects women's relationship with their bodies on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Happy Veterans from Capitol Bombshell

"Honoring those who served. Were if not for the brave, there would be no land of the free. Thank you for your service Veterans. — at Capitol Bombshell - Boudoir & Pinup Photographers."

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Happy 100th Birthday, Bra!

The bra recently had its 100th birthday! Learn a bit of the history:
"Bras has evolved over time to suit fashion trends. Outerwear influences the style of lingerie women want and need for their foundations, plus lingerie will give different shapes depending on style." - Nicola Ryan Adams

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Rago Shapewear in Masters of Sex

Our shapewear is being worn with the costumes of the beautiful actresses in Masters of Sex!

"Wardrobe designer Ane Crabtree said she chose the brand’s undergarments to encourage upright posture and recreate the classic style and silhouette of the 1950s.
Key styles worn onset include Rago’s 2202 long-line bra, open-bottom girdles 1359 or 463 for extra firm shaping." - Lingerie Insight

Monday, November 4, 2013

From Anorexia to Curvy Model

A touching story of a woman who struggled with anorexia, decided to embrace her natural curves, and came to love her body so much, she became a lingerie model!

"By the end I had got to a healthy weight. I was still slim but I wasn't controlled by calories. My weight has gone up gradually but I'm now 11 stones. I feel happy with myself, my body feels like it's at its natural shape." - Alice