Building the Perfect Bra
A bra is a bra, right? Wrong! Here is what to look for when you’re lingerie-shopping. We love to gush when our friends and customers confess that our Bras are the most comfortable they own. This means Marlies’ mission is complete! She wants you to be super comfortable, and feel sexy at the same time.
To achieve all of that in one bra we’ve worked long and hard over the years to assess what gravity does to our bodies and where we most need support.
When you’re buying your next bra, try and do the same. Look beyond the colour and the style, and focus on how it’s made. Here are the parts we suggest you focus on:
These greatly affect your shape and comfort. That’s why we created our very own wire a number of years back. Mass-produced brands use standard wires, made of cheaper materials. Be aware that those can break or poke through the fabric after a while. (Ouch!)
Go ahead, squeeze them! If they’re molded, do they have a nice bounce? Does the foam seem ‘sweaty’ to you? In our next post we’ll explain what makes our molded cups so special.
These are the side panels of the bra. Often overlooked, but very important in terms of support. Cheap materials will stretch out and ruin the whole fit of the bra. We use a special, very firm fabric for this.
Here, we want firmness and again, great quality. Check out the width, especially if your girls are on the big side; you don’t want them cutting in the flesh of your shoulders, do you?
By buying the perfect bra, you buy freedom. Freedom to move around, without worrying about nipple-slips or other wardrobe malfunctions. We think nipple-slips should only be fully intentional!
Shop our luxury, great fitting bras here.
REFLECTIONS FROM YOUR MIRROR
FOR THE WOMEN OF THE WORLD
Between king and QUEEN
Who is Tasya van Ree? The mysterious girl in the big black hat has been fascinating art connoisseurs and fashion lovers alike since she burst onto the scene with her stunning black-and-white photographs of celebrities like Michelle Rodriguez and (one-time lover) Amber Heard. I asked the Hawaiian-born visual artist of Dutch-Japanese ancestry (41) about her art and soul. “Between both King and Queen is where I exist.”
Sara Mearns (31) is New York City Ballet’s boldest ballerina. A passionate, intense dancer, she started dancing at 3 and starred in Swan Lake when she was only 19. But instead of resting on her laurels, Sara has kept challenging herself with daring projects, from a collaboration with hip-hop dancers to a leading role in a Broadway show. I talked with the fierce Swan Queen about sacrifices, body confidence, and how to turn pain into gain. “I’m not the typical skinny, tall, long-neck kind of ballerina.”
The art of love!
Get your creative juices flowing
This Valentine’s, don’t wait around for that love-note or those fancy chocolates to feel loved and desired. Express yourself to fall in love with yourself, now!