Lingerie drawer overflowing with bras but ones that see the light of day are just a couple? Sounds quite familiar to most of us, I’m sure. We’ve got two words for you (okay, three) QUALITY not QUANTITY. (more…)
Flashback! You are approximately twelve or thirteen years old and you finally get your first bra. It’s white, made of cotton fabric, with seams on the cups which are also pointy for good measure. Strikes a note? If it does, you would be surprised to know that cotton bras today have not particularly evolved from your teenage years. (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…)
Every woman, at some point in her life or perhaps daily, has wondered while wearing an underwired bra, is this really necessary? We can confidently say, yes it is! Underwired bras are definitely better for support and overall control over your chest than soft cup bras are.
I hear endless complaints about how an underwired bra feel like B-prison. Well, they don’t have to! The first thing you need to do is find your correct size. Wearing the right sized underwired bra will make all the difference in how you feel in it during the day. A major point to keep in mind is the quality of underwire of the bra. When picking an underwired bra style, try to twist and turn the wire gently. If it moulds easily without a lot of strength, you’ve got a winner! If it’s hard and does not, put it aside. At Buttercups, I ensure we use the most flexible yet strong wires, to ensure comfort and great support. (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…)
Just how many bras are enough bras? Well, similar to our love for shoes, our love for bras doesn’t stop at one or three! There are so many gorgeous beauties out there, who can blame us?! But, here is a rundown of the absolute essential bras that you SHOULD have in your Bra Wardrobe! (more…)