Recent Posts / September 2014

Brand Spotlight: Dearfoams

The first, immediate impression of Dearfoams is their ultra-comfortable leisure slippers, but the origins of this brand began in World War II. A housewife/inventor, Florence Zacks Melton was looking for a material to make detachable shoulder pads for women’s military fashions, so she visited the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company to look for new materials. … Continue reading “Brand Spotlight: Dearfoams”

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Spotlight Elly Mayday, Plus-Size Lingerie Model

Earlier this year, plus-size lingerie model Elly Mayday made a bold statement for both the lingerie industry and ovarian cancer. At the young age of 25 and in the height of her career, Mayday was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She underwent months of chemotherapy and a hysterectomy, according to NY Daily News. Instead of shying … Continue reading “Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Spotlight Elly Mayday, Plus-Size Lingerie Model”

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Bra Tips And Tests: The Hook Test

When trying on a new bra, it should feel snug on the first row of eyes. If the bra feels too loose, consider going down a band size (and up a cup size if you feel the cup size is correct). Check out HerRoom.com for more bra tips and tests.  

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