The Raw & Very Real Reality About Breast Cancer.

The truth is until something hits home and you actually imagine it, you cannot understand what it would be like… Sometimes we don’t actually care (without deliberate intention) because it’s what happens to other people. Not us… others. Numbers are just numbers until we live through it. When I say 1 in 8, you know, …

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Looking after your lingerie in three simple steps

HEGS has popped in to give you some washing tips to keep  your knickers nice and give you a chance to win some HEGS so you can see for yourself how awesome they are. You may have seen Scott Boocock on Shark Tank where the lovely Naomi Simson made Scott an offer that he accepted. …

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When Society Doesn’t Know Its Arse From It’s Elbow

… When did it become OK to look at another person and judge? … Do you realise the harshness of your words, your stare and your assumptions can lead to death?     Your insecurities that you put on other people is putting unnecessary and unwanted limitations and pressure on yourself and other people. It’s …

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Finding Swimwear For My Massive Boobs

The pain, the anguish and the indecision of swimwear shopping can be brutal, especially when you’ve got ginormous bosoms like me. Since I gave birth to my eldest daughter nearly 9 years ago I can count on one hand how many times I have worn a swimsuit. So swimwear shopping for my Bali trip was …

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How to Choose and Fit a Mastectomy Bra and Breast Form.

For women who have breast cancer, after they have had their surgery, they’re thinking about breast forms and their new bra fitting options. This is an incredibly vulnerable time in your life and preparing you for your first bra fitting after a mastectomy is important, so you need to know what to expect. I advise …

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Bras For Those Hard To Find Bra Sizes

There are women out there who find it extremely difficult to buy a bra, beyond the small back larger cup sizes and plus sizes. If you’re a women who has a bra band size of 20 to 34 (AU) and a cup size way beyond a DD Cup… more like bra cup size of G, …

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Cami’s & Singlet Tops With Shapewear

These Bella Bodies Camyz Shaper’s are super cool! Sometimes you just want to throw on a pair of jeans and a top, without all the shapewear and extra bits. These singlet tops come in very handy, they contour and shape your body and they sit like a cami or singlet top, nobody will ever know. …

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The Reality Of Bra Shopping In Australia.

Our research shows the majority of Australian women view lingerie as a necessity.  Which differs from our international sisters. This is something I have known for a long time, even before our research because that is why our bra-fitting app is so popular. 9 years ago, 8/10 women wore the wrong bra size and 9 …

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BRA FITTING FOR BIG BUSTS SIZES

  Everything you need to know to help you find the perfect bra for larger cup sizes. There has been much debate over the years about using a tape measure to find your bra size. In my experience using a tape measure is accurate on an A-D bust size up to a size 16, after …

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BRA FITTING ADVICE FOR SMALL BUST SIZES

Everything you need to know to help you find the perfect bra for Small cup sizes. Many people under estimate the importance of a bra fitting for smaller cup sizes. Now to be clear when I refer to small cup sizes I am referring to A to D Bra Cups. Often women with fuller busts …

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Mainstream Media’s Epic Fails On Body Image

Advertising campaigns that belittle people and play on their insecurities just drives me crazy. Surely there is space where people can buy products or services without being made to feel crap about themselves. Surely we can sell from an inspired space that comes from love… or DO people actually only buy when they are in …

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Here Are The Statistics About Breast Cancer That You Didn’t Know

  Breast Cancer receives oodles of media attention and there are charities that do an amazing job, we know that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer. The aim of this article is to talk about the statistics and findings that you may not know about.  Image source Scar Project   BREAST …

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Bras For Curvy Girls

I have been road testing the Curvy Couture range over the last little while and really wanted to share my thoughts on the range. I love their signature keyhole in the centre front it gives the bras a little extra something. The collection has all the basics you need in your lingerie draw, a balconette …

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Bras For Teenage Girls

When do teenage girls get fitted for their first bra? What bras do they wear? Do teenage girls need to wear an underwire bra?  Depending on person the first bra fitting can be very daunting and often girls are very embarrassed to get their clothes off and let a complete stranger look at their breasts. …

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Changing The Face Of Beauty.

We have been talking about and promoting positive body image for a long time now, in fact it is our mission at Bra Queen that we encourage, help and inspire women to expect and love themselves as they are. Not lighter. Not heavier. Not taller. Not shorter. Younger. Older. Less curvy. More curvy. Bigger boobs. …

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The Global Lingerie Industry Revenue & Buying Trends

I recently wrote an article for The Lingerie Journal talking about the global lingerie industry. We featured the buying trends, the current revenue within the lingerie industry and the comparisons within the industry globally. Extensive research went into this article and it was fascinating what I discovered and later found out that many brands experienced …

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The 2014 UK Lingerie Awards

Here is a wrap up of the 2014 UK Lingerie Awards, a big congratulations to all the winners and the nominees.    In the popular People’s Choice Awards, voted for by the public, Ultimo was named the UK’s Favourite British Designer while Debenhams was crowned the UK’s Favourite Linger Retailer of the Year and the …

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Playful, Quirky Yet Classic Corsets.

Look at these divine little numbers! Corsets are becoming outerwear more and more as we see women wear them with jeans and under top. Playful Promises is a UK label that always has a unique and quirky yet classic take on their lingerie, I really like it. They aren’t over the top; instead have classic …

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Lingerie in 2015

As I was telling Spurst in an interview earlier in the year, I see lingerie collections and designers becoming much more unique and being “on trend” is differently to what we have seen in the past. In the past, lingerie has been designed around specific color palettes and seasons. While we still see certain style …

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Inside Bella Bodies Shapewear

 I interviewed the Creator & Founder of Bella Bodies Shapewear, Michel Schuhmacher. It gives you a real insight into the story behind the product. Enjoy x         1. Why shapewear, how did it all begin? Started after the birth of my 2 children when all of a sudden my body shape completely changed.   What …

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