She plays soon-to-be super hero Misty Knight on the Netflix Marvel series Luke Cage, but Simone Missick is a real life super hero in my book. I don’t know how else to explain the lift that everyone in the audience felt after listening to her interview with InHerShoes blogger Renae Bluitt in Harlem last month.
In the show, Misty Knight has a killer body, but other than the amazing blue dress that highlights her fabulous bust in the first episode, the writing focuses entirely on her policing skills. That’s refreshing. Unfortunately, with the exception of the blue dress, her on-camera full-bust wardrobe is not refreshing. The costume designer could have shopped the closet of any Hourglassy reader to clothe her (or at least readers’ closets before big bust brands became available.)
In real life, Simone Missick is a breath of fresh air for full-busted fashion. Here are some of the photos that I didn’t use in my C&K blog post about her. It makes me want to play detective to learn where she shops and how she achieves such incredible fit. [Read more…]