Designer Interview: Alice Warner of Beaujais Talks Technique.

I was so excited when I first discovered Beaujais. It’s rare to see a designer specifically take on the challenge of pretty and supportive bras for D-GG cups, and even rarer to see a company making the bras by hand with luxury English fabrics. My favorite sets are the jet…

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Friday Round-Up: Giveaways, Birdcage Knickers, and Why The Alphabet Shouldn’t Matter

It’s Friday! This would seem less remarkable if my brain wasn’t somehow already mentally halfway through November. There were some great pieces on lingerie this week, so I thought I’d make a list of them for your reading pleasure. The New York Times ran this article on why women are…

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Coming to Terms With My Bra Nemesis

I spent a lovely hour on the phone yesterday with Ms. Kitty Plum, and unsurprisingly, the conversation turned to bras. I explained my pure hatred of nude colored bras. “It’s not that I’ve got anything against the color,” I explained, “I just spent all these years being forced into nude…

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Shapewear That The Jetsons Would Be Proud Of.

My weekly column for Bella Bella Boutique is up today! It focuses on Lytess shapewear, which is a French company making shapewear with “intelligent” fabrics. I was raised in a scientific family, so the new fabric technology they’re using is fascinating to me. Go read the blog, and then come…

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Designer Interview: Fraulein Annie Takes The Stage

What do you get when you combine an old Marlene Dietrich song and an amazing lingerie designer? Some of the most innovative large cup lingerie on the market, of course. As soon as I saw Fraulein Annie’s lingerie line, I was hooked. Their pieces oozed old Hollywood glamour, and looked…

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A Bra Review, A Press Release, and A Round-Up.

It’s Friday! Has this week gone by really quickly for anyone else? It flew by here at TFFC headquarters. I’m reviewing the Alegro Boudoir Starlet bra over at the Butterfly Collection blog today (as well as their Curvy Life newsletter which is my favorite inbox treat). It went to meetings,…

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Lingerie All The Way (And A Starter Sale)

There will be a brand new bra review up later this week, but until then we’re celebrating some big news. I’ve got a list of my most popular copywriting services up here, so this means you can now hire me! For the first week (so until October 25), you will…

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Fun With Sizing (Or, The Saga of My Brastop Order)

After literally chasing my Brastop package all over town (one missed delivery, one federal holiday, two separate post offices) I returned home mostly triumphant. Even though I had to order a whole mess of different sizes, all the bras that came fit. I’m still missing a black Freya Antoinette and…

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Another Opening, Another Show.

I’ve recently moved my lingerie collection into a full size closet, so I thought it was time to grow my web presence with it. Welcome to The Full Figured Chest! I’ve learned so much about beauty, body image, female empowerment, and fashion from the lingerie community in the past few…

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