Just like next season’s True Detective, the bra – that girlhood rite of passage – is no stranger to myth. At this point in life, however, I can proudly bust a couple of them. No, you do not need to wear your bra at night. And that white push-up you put on under white tees? We can see it. Plain as day.
But what about fit? According to INTIMACY founder Susan Nethero (whom Oprah calls “The Bra Whisperer”) and her slew of nationwide Bra Fit experts, the myth here is easy: We’re not all 34Bs. Or 36Cs. Or any other number-letter combination that seems to fly off the shelves. There are over 90 bra sizes out there, from A through K. And those INTIMACY experts? They know just which one you are.
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Whether you’re depending on it to hold up your slightly loose pants or adding it to an oversized sweater to make a style statement, a belt is a must-have accessory – which also makes it a great gift for everyone on your list. But before you rush off to buy one, take note of these tips for gifting a belt that’s both functional and fashionable.
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The trick to making sure your jeans always knock it out of the park? Knowing your measurements. (Yes, it’s as easy as that.) Here, we’ve put together a guide to get you started. Simply click on the image below to open and print. There. Now you have more time for friends and beer.
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With temps dropping below zero, it’s important to bundle up. But when you’re piling on so many layers, it’s easy for your figure to get lost beneath it all. To avoid that frumpy look, check out the tips below for finding a winter jacket that’s actually flattering.
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So, you want to gift your friend a pair of pants for the holidays. But with so many different cuts, fits, and washes, where do you begin? First, breathe. Next, simply use the tips below to make sure the pants you pick are a guaranteed good fit.
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Using online measurements can be a bit difficult. Add gifting to the equation, and, well, it’s just flat-out intimidating. But fear not – you don’t have to give up the idea of gifting a perfectly fitting top this holiday season. Simply use the tips below to make sure your picks are always a good fit.
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Okay, so there’s a superstition that warns us to never gift shoes. But we’re pretty sure we’d be happy with opening any box that involved some fancy foot candy. Here, we’ve gathered tips to help you figure out how to gift a pair of shoes that are not only well-received, but well-fitting.
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The key to jeans that fit flawlessly? Knowing your measurements before you order online. Here, a guide to get you started – simply click on the image below to open and print.
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Whether you’re on vacation or simply browsing online, shopping European sizes can be a bit intimidating. Though the size chart is entirely different from the one we’re used to stateside, it doesn’t have to be too tricky. Here’s how to find the size that fits you best.
Know Your U.S. Size
Standard American women’s apparel sizes can range from 0 to 24. Finding the size you most often choose is the first step in finding your corresponding European size.
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Not all figures are created equal, so it’s silly to expect that all women can fit easily into formfitting blazers and dainty blouses. For those of us with broader shoulders or bigger arms, finding these items can be a battle not worth fighting. Taking into consideration a few tips, however, makes for a much easier time. (Trust us.)
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