Month: December 2018

Black Lace full cup cut and sew bra

The Psychology of Bra Shopping: Part Deux

Bra shopping is just as much psychology as it is fitting physical attributes. In Part I, I talked about how advertising messes with us and sets us ladies up for failure. In Part II, I’m talking about how it affects fit sessions and how we can actually be successful together!   Here’s where bra shopping…
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The Psychology of Bra Shopping: How Advertising Effs Us

Bra fitting is just as much psychological as it is physical.” – April Scotece-Buchanan   Part I of II. In part I, I talk about how advertising can negatively alter our perceptions of ourselves and can set us up for failure. In part II, I talk about how I can help you get around that!…
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Vintage Redhead pinup flirty shirt with bottom breasts shown and sewing supplies

5 Tips to Organize Your Underwear Drawer

These 5 quick tips to organize your underthings is all you will ever need to keep in mind in order to look like that classy diva you see in all those old Hollywood movies…or at least feel like one! Sitting glamorously at her vanity getting ready to strut through the day where everyone falls at her feet. Drama…
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I am not amused that my underwire is stabbing me

Underwire Poking You Closer to Insanity?

Oh, you are not amused? I see. Your underwire must be poking you again. What? Stabbing you, you say? Yes, we’ve all experienced an annoying underwire poking or pinching various parts of our body. It quickly turns into the Tide stain commercial. You know the one where the stain on the guy’s shirt does all…
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Red Marks Left Behind By Your Bra: Are they normal?

As the personal “Bra Lady” for hundreds of Perky Ladies that have come into our shop, I get a lot of questions. One of the most frequent is about [red] marks left by a bra. People ask, “Is that normal?” In this post I’m breaking down the marks we can expect to see in a…
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How To Fix An Underwire STAT!

Underwire pop out of its casing? While it’s not an ideal situation, it doesn’t necessarily mean that your fav has to be thrown away. Nor does it mean you’ve bought a defective or cheap bra. Its fabric and sometimes that happens. There are a few factors that actively contribute to an increased likelihood that this…
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The 5 Most Common Reasons Your Underwire Keeps Escaping

We’ve all had it happen…we’re out and about when we feel an odd rubbing on the inner part of your breast. You ignore it until about 3:30 when you realize something just poked you. You look down to find your underwire has escaped its prison and is wrestling with your boob for freedom. A dramatic…
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Full Coverage Emerald Green Lace Bra

How Often Should I Wash My Bra?

“How often should I wash my bra?” We all wonder. Sometimes it devolves into whether we actually want to wash or not wash at all? We are all guilty of neglecting our most important piece of clothing. It serves as a literal support system for our body. Metaphorical battle armor. It is the foundation, the…
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Man touching Woman's Boob while cooking

10 Reasons You Just Gotta Laugh at Boobs

BOOBS, its a funny word in and of itself. Breasts have more than one use. Baby-feeders (aka BOOBS) sometimes act like a separate entity on your body. In fact, BOOBS are multi-talented. Let me explain…they clearly have a sense of humor, a mind of their own, and the ability to change shape, size and look.…
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Boob Magic: The Swoop, Scoop, & Split

The Swoop, Scoop, & Split   Oh ladies, where do I start? If you’ve been into our little shop you know that this is a powerful phrase. The magical formula you’ll recite every time you put that pretty little bra on. You may even giggle.   These 3 little, tiny, easy instructions will no doubt…
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