As we celebrate the season (oh all right, month!) of love, it also makes me reflect on how much we focus on loving others and how little we focus on loving ourselves.
While it’s mostly issues of the large chested that are addressed, smaller chested women have unique bra struggles of their own. I’ll run through some of the common laments of small sized women that I have most often heard, and also offer some handy tips and tricks to enhance and shape up your small bust so that you feel more confident every day. (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…)
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…)
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 this three (yes, three!) part series, we deconstruct the six different types of bras that you probably have in your closet but you might not be wearing them to their full potential. Oh, it can certainly be confusing to pick between bras with names like plunge and balconette and demi but that’s why we are here to help! In this post, we take a deeper look at Full coverage bras and T-shirt bras and the best outfits to wear them with. (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…)