Boobs, tits, tatas, knockers, and melons… Bosoms have a thousand colorful descriptives from merely silly to really degrading.
If a culture’s priorities can be identified by the number of words that describe them, then breasts are right up there with cash/cabbage/moola…
Even in the pre-bra world, breasts were bound, boosted, flattened, exposed, and generally a focal point around which women’s fashion was designed.
Styles change but bosoms retain their firm influence on fashion. Here are some tips on how to buy a bra that holds, molds, and flatters.
Ms. Luciani’s best bra wisdom? “The bra is the foundation of your wardrobe; it determines how your clothes look on you. It should feel comfortable and the center bridge should be flush against your breast bone, not your breast tissue. The back shouldn’t pinch, ride up or be too far down your back. Straps should be secure. There should be no gaping or rippling in the cup. Definitely no boob spillage!”
The Bra School offers care suggestions and a problem solving guide.
Big Girls need Big Girl Bras. Hundreds of the most beautiful everyday bras and swimsuits are available here as well as specialty items like strapless and corset styles.
If you live within 250 miles of Rhode Island, You can host an Uplifting Makeover at your home or favorite spa. Owner, Joann Pasell says, “The band does the real heavy lifting, the straps are secondary support.” For an unusual evening with your girlfriends, Pasell or one of her reps will bring fitting kits and inventory, if the bra fits, you can wear it home. If not, it’ll be shipped to you in your size.
If you’ve got em’, learn to love em’, dress em’ and flaunt em’! Check out the The Big Bust Support Blog.