Author Archives: astrid

Latest wish lish

In 2016, I want all the pretty things. I don’t even like blue lingerie, but I can’t get over this basque by Bravissimo. Someone posted a picture of their 36KK chest in a torrid bralette, which brought me to Torrid’s bralettes and … Continue reading

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So what should you do if you’re larger than a K cup? – UPDATE

Things go fast and a lot has happened since I wrote this post: some lines have been discontinued, others have been introduced, new bra blogs have appeared… Several readers have written to me recently, asking for advice about very large cups. … Continue reading

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Bra review: Ewa Michalak FB Tęczowe

I was really excited when Ewa Michalak new FB bras finally came out. I’m currently sized out of the BM, which had been my favourite out of all the EM bra shapes I’ve tried so far, as I have a … Continue reading

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Brand spotlight: Curvy Kate

Last weekend, lingerie professionals from all over the world gathered in Paris for Salon International de la Lingerie (SIL), a huge lingerie and swimwear trade show. With 450 exhibiting brands and 15,000+ buyers, it is of course very business orientated … Continue reading

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Panache Olivia bra review

I first noticed Oliva almost a year ago, long before it came out, when Viksen, the soon to be closed down best lingerie shop in town hosted an event for her good clients to discuss the what was coming up for SS2015. There … Continue reading

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Thoughts on beige bras, “nude” and being brown skinned

I make no mystery of my hatred for beige bras. There is some cultural bias in that. I get that “nude” bras are very popular in the US, because American tend to take a more utilitarian approach to lingerie. What … Continue reading

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Ewa Michalak size expansion

Breaking news: Polish manufacturer Ewa Michalak has just announced on their Facebook page that they will offer a new model specifically designed for a fuller bust starting on June 1st. The new design called FB will be available in 4 … Continue reading

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