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The Pound Shop Bra: Full Bust Friend of Foe?

I have to admit, back when I was watching the Poundshop Wars tv series it had me scoffing at the idea of a pound bra.   I was already decided, there was no way such a cheap bra could be any good, not for a fuller bust anyway.  Bras are complicated Read More »

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Pregnancy Symptoms: 12 Trials of the First Trimester

The first trimester of pregnancy is a thrilling time.  You go from independent woman to mummy-to-be in the flash of a pee stick and your life is turned up on its heels in a whirlwind of baby-gros, your days spent dreaming about your future new family life amidst panic you’re sure to be Read More »

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Royce Maternity: Candy Blossom Nursing Bra

Wearing a bra to bed is something I never do.  Once I’m in those PJs it’s a bra-free zone, and it’s generally a liberating feeling.  But since becoming pregnant my boobs have taken on a mind of their own; whipping off the day’s bra is now the dreaded release into the Read More »

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Anita Paisley Pregnancy Bra

Pregnancy makes boobs crazy, and it starts right from the first trimester.  The past twelve weeks have taken a painful turn, leaving me vulnerable to sensitivities.  While a few of my regular bras are still comfortably wearable, softer and more gently supportive, maternity specific bras have certainly brought a new kind Read More »

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Freya Swim: Coral Bay Combo

Bikini season made its grand arrival here in the UK last month when the unusually hot heatwave turned up on our doorsteps.  And when the mercury climbs into the sweltering 30s you know it’s unarguable: it’s time to bust out the bikinis. *PR Gifted Amidst the current trends leaning heavily Read More »

The Pound Shop Bra: Full Bust Friend of Foe?

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I have to admit, back when I was watching the Poundshop Wars tv series it had me scoffing at the idea of a pound bra.   I was already decided, there was no way such a cheap bra could be any good, not for a fuller bust anyway.  Bras are complicated beasts for a reason: they have a big job to fulfil, and a good supportive fit doesn’t requires technical skill that doesn’t come cheap.  

Pregnancy Symptoms: 12 Trials of the First Trimester

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The first trimester of pregnancy is a thrilling time.  You go from independent woman to mummy-to-be in the flash of a pee stick and your life is turned up on its heels in a whirlwind of baby-gros, your days spent dreaming about your future new family life amidst panic you’re sure to be a sh*t mum.  First trimester is when everything kicks into gear and hormones go through the roof, it’s the superlooper, that bit of the ride

Royce Maternity: Candy Blossom Nursing Bra

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Wearing a bra to bed is something I never do.  Once I’m in those PJs it’s a bra-free zone, and it’s generally a liberating feeling.  But since becoming pregnant my boobs have taken on a mind of their own; whipping off the day’s bra is now the dreaded release into the wild and settling down to sleep means taming the unrestrained discomfort.   As soon as you’ve conceived, your boobs assume their assignment and start prepping

Anita Paisley Pregnancy Bra

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Pregnancy makes boobs crazy, and it starts right from the first trimester.  The past twelve weeks have taken a painful turn, leaving me vulnerable to sensitivities.  While a few of my regular bras are still comfortably wearable, softer and more gently supportive, maternity specific bras have certainly brought a new kind of relief in this season of tenderness.   Despite feeling fuller in the bra department, I’ve not massively grown, which is very much okay with me.

Freya Swim: Coral Bay Combo

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Bikini season made its grand arrival here in the UK last month when the unusually hot heatwave turned up on our doorsteps.  And when the mercury climbs into the sweltering 30s you know it’s unarguable: it’s time to bust out the bikinis. *PR Gifted Amidst the current trends leaning heavily toward garish geometrics and busy botanical prints, it’s nice to find something a little sweeter.  Florals are still big business, and one sure way to pretty

Baby Boudoir: Blogging Through Pregnancy

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After a tense few months of anxiety and nausea, earlier this week I was finally able to share some exciting news – I’m pregnant!  If you’ve been following the blog for a while you’ll know why I’d be nervous this time around, when a year ago I suffered a missed miscarriage.  But things seem to be going really well, we’ve had a healthy scan and now as I come to the end of the first

6 Full Bust Sleep Bras: Bras For Moody Boobs

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At certain times of the month my boobs can feel something crazy.  One minute they’re just big, cuddly mounds of squishiness, the next they’re moody boobs, rocks on fire, inflicting pain and misery into your sleepless life.  It’s times like this that I can’t cope with my regular wired bras and sure as heck can’t do with sleeping bra-free. Soft and casual but keenly supportive sleep bras are a blessing when my boobs are playing temperamental.  Some come

Wedding OOTD: The Lindy Bop Bride Haul

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They say the fun is all in the wedding dress shopping, and it’s true!  While I had a vague idea what type of dress I wanted to wear on my big day, I had a fantastic time Pinteresting ideas for my dream dress, and I found it pretty quick.  But as much time I spent dress hunting I’m pretty sure I spent even longer shopping everything else in my wedding wardrobe.  A personalised vintage style became my