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A Very Sensitive Subject

4 Nov

By Blanche DuFrane
Cupid Intimates

Intimate apparel is just that – intimate.  The thoughts, feelings, and considerations revolving around it can be deeply personal matters for women.  They can relate to weight and body proportions, self-image, and personal anatomy.  One aspect of personal anatomy that’s often very difficult for women to discuss with others is the subject of nipples.  This is such a sensitive subject (both literally and figuratively) that it’s rarely directly referred to in the marketing of bras, bodybriefers, or camisoles.  Yet, ironically, every woman knows that the way in which certain pieces of lingerie either reveal or hide her breasts’ nipples can be the difference between an intimates piece becoming a wardrobe favorite, and one that never sees the light of day after its initial wearing.  So it’s time to have a brief, but frank and honest, discussion about the concern of nipple prominence. […]

Mastectomy Bras & Accessories

7 Oct

By Adam Welsch
Cupid Intimates

In the United States alone, over 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year.  For many of them, some form of mastectomy or lumpectomy becomes a necessary part of their treatment.  And while some patients choose to undergo breast reconstruction at the same time that their mastectomies (and some lumpectomies) are performed, others choose to delay reconstruction, or decide against it altogether.  For these latter two groups of patients, mastectomy bras and accessories can play an important role in the physical and emotional healing process. […]

How to Create a Showstopping Bustline

21 Sep

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Cupid Intimates

The invention of push-up bras sent the world into a tizzy clamoring for buxom breasts.  Suddenly, without the need for cosmetic surgery, change was on offer for every woman.  The resulting cleavage fever raised expectations, and birthed a series of bra inserts and additional new bra designs promising to deliver alluring volume enhancement.  Accordingly, here are some easy ways for any woman to create a beautiful bustline. […]