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20 More Questions to Test Your IQ (Intimates Quotient)

7 Dec

By Adam Welsch
Cupid Intimates

It’s been more than six months since we posted our first IQ test. Since then, a lot of new, interesting facts about bras, panties, and shapewear have been discussed in these pages.  How many of them do you remember?  Do you want to find out?  Here’s our second test to measure your knowledge of these intimate fashion categories. Use the answer key at the end of the test to score yourself and determine your intimates quotient (IQ). […]

50 Reasons to Be Intimately Thankful

25 Nov

By Adam Welsch
Cupid Intimates

Happy Thanksgiving!  It’s customary for newspapers, magazines, blogs, and radio and television shows to remind people this week about all the things for which they can be thankful.  Such whispers usually include mentions of family, friends, and good health.  All of that is certainly good advice and very important.  But as your trusted, online source for great information about bras, panties, shapewear, and other lingerie, we’d like to take this opportunity to remind you of all things “intimate apparel” that can bring a smile to your face this holiday season. […]

Crossdressers: The Hidden Demand for Bras, Panties, and Shapewear.

18 Nov

By Adam Welsch
Cupid Intimates

One of the hottest trends in the intimate apparel industry over the past couple of years has been the growth in sales and availability of men’s shapewear.  Compression T-shirts, briefs that both slim and enhance, and tummy shapers, sometimes known as mirdles, have become hot topics of talk shows and fixtures of men’s underwear departments in stores across the United States.  But far pre-dating this trend, men, choosing to dress as women, have long been buying bras, panties, and shapewear made for women.  It’s pretty difficult to estimate how many men constitute this demographic.  But quickly searching the internet for websites discussing crossdressing issues, it’s easy to get a sense of the great strength of this often unrecognized source of intimate-apparel demand. […]

Bra Solutions When Breasts Don’t Match

16 Nov

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Cupid Intimates

Perfection.  Most of us strive for it; few of us ever attain it.  It’s especially true when it comes to our bodies.  All of us have bodies that aren’t symmetrical.  Our arms or legs may not measure out to exactly the same lengths, or one of our eyes or ears may be situated a bit above or below the other.  But most importantly for these pages, our breasts are almost never identical twins.  Did you know that the average woman has one breast that’s nearly a half size larger than the other?  It’s the issue that perhaps most often causes fit problems when we try on bras, camisoles, and bodybriefers.  And, of course, women who’ve had to undergo mastectomies or lumpectomies often find their new busts to be uneven and difficult to fit.  The fit challenges associated with having breasts of two different sizes can cause frustration and insecurity when shopping for, and wearing, intimates.  So what’s a girl to do? […]