About time we took an oath to treat our bosom buddies with care. Now, we know the “lazy monster” in us stops us from washing our bras by hand and giving them the delicate care they deserve. What’s the next best option? Wash Me, a wash bag for bras. Yup, it does the job and a good job at that, too! (more…)
We often tend to neglect our dearest friends who also happen to be our biggest supporters. Well, you better learn to take care of them the right way if you want them to stay loyal for a long time 😉 We’ve got all the tips and tricks you need, to keep those delicates in pristine condition. (more…)
It was lot of suffering to find good bras, in my size, that I launched on the journey of Buttercups. Everyday of this journey, which started over 6 years ago, has been about bringing better bras to women in India. But, better is a relative term. So let me explain what I mean by “Better” in detail. (more…)
Here are a few tips to make your bra experience better. Below are very common, bra related questions that I am often asked, and the answers below will change your relationship with your bra from it being your worst nightmare, to becoming your bosom buddy (pun intended!).
My bra’s back clasp is always hovering 2 inches above the rest of it. What gives?
Your bra brand is too big or the bands elastic is worn out from overuse. Try a smaller band size. the perfect band should not ride up and feel snug on your back.
I have breast tissue spilling over the top of the cups. What do I do? (more…)
As I have gushed earlier, our drop dead gorgeous new lingerie collection is now out. Lush, dark colors are adorned with bold lace in an ode to old days, where icons like Greta Garbo and Katherine Hepburn spun a dreamy charm upon our collective conscience.
The colors chosen for this collection are Indigo, Sepia and Vine. Why these particular colours, you ask? Let me tell you, I have always kept the Indian woman’s unique skin tone top of mind at Buttercups. When I set about designing the new range, I wanted to have colors that would be both bold and yet compliment the Indian woman’s ethos. Enter Vine, Indigo & Sepia. (more…)
Hi there. This week, we take a break from regularly scheduled programming to bring you our best news this year, yet! The launch of our gorgeous new vintage collection. Meet Nell, Ada, Thea and Nora. Your new lingerie besties, who are going to make you feel truly special, every time you slip them on.
This new range is inspired by well, old fashioned vibes, where dark rich colors marked by bold lace dominate the mood. In a nutshell, we’ve gone vintage chic!
Let us introduce you to our new ladies: (more…)
In week three of our ongoing Bra Stories series, we check out two very seductive bra styles, the Demi and the Plunge!
Have you got that one gorgeous, low necked blouse, that gives you an alluring look and is just perfect for date night or a sophisticated evening out? Pick up a demi bra to complete your flawless look! A Demi is a low cut bra that only partially covers your chest, with wide set straps to accommodate low and wide necklines, while giving your cleavage a great look. Demi actually means ‘half’ in French so it’s a pretty apt name for the cut and coverage of this bra. (more…)
In part two of our ongoing series, we take a closer look at Strapless and Adhesive bras. Yep, this one’s about bras without straps!
Sometimes, going bare shouldered, with a spring in your step and a toss of hair over your shoulder is a fabulous feeling. And when you go strapless, you need a supportive strapless bra! Be it sleeveless dresses, tank tops, tube tops, halter tops, sundresses or strapless evening gowns, all of them demand a well fitting strapless bra to look their best. Please don’t wear bras with straps under any of these styles, and especially not those transparent straps! (more…)
You have found the most gorgeous bra in the store and you excitedly go to the trial room and put it on. And to your complete horror, it doesn’t fit at all and pokes in multiple ways! What just happened? Well, the perfect bra fit depends on your breast shape and not all breasts are created equal ladies. Take a guess on how many breast shapes are out there? There are more than 15 shapes of breasts among women for more than 100 sizes of bras! Every breast shape has a bra type that fits it well. (more…)
1. 95% women do not know their correct size
An unbelievable 95% of women don’t know their bra size. There are over 175 bra sizes available, all the way from 22-50 in band size and from AA to Q in cup size. So stop sticking to the 32-36 band size and A-D cup sizes and find your right size! Take our online quiz or if in Bangalore, get fitted at our Fitting Room.