Full Bust Finds: Crinkle Pleated Fabric

If “crinkle pleated fabric” brings to mind a shapeless jacket from Chico’s, bear with me. The other day a neighbor gave away some clothes, and I found this blazer in her pile.

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The neighbor is very slender, and the jacket looked small even though the tag said medium. The only way I could see it fitting was if the crinkle pleated fabric expanded over my chest. I brought it home to try, and my theory proved correct! [Read more…]

Full Bust Finds: Combining a Skirt & Top to Look Like a Dress

Here’s a challenge we’re all familiar with: what do you do when you love to wear dresses for work but can’t find one to fit your waist and large bust at the same time? A common suggestion is to wear a skirt and top in the same pattern, but that can be hard to find, so I was excited to find these fabric combinations at JCP the other day. Knit fabric and princess seams are a win for busty figures.

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Full Bust Finds: UltraSuede Trench Coat

Is ultrasuede around every fall and I just haven’t been paying attention? What an amazing fabric for full busts–especially if it has Spandex in it, like this trench coat from NY&Co.
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Here are the features that make it so great for busty women: [Read more…]

Faux Leather for the Full Bust, Bombers for Big Boobs

Imagine owning a wardrobe of leather jackets. Evidently they’re a closet essential, as I recently discovered from a work wear panel and an article about Sally Krawcheck. Unfortunately, I’ve only been able to find two options from bust-friendly retailers: last year’s still-available quilted jacket from Pepperberry, and the “ultimate” jacket in Bordeaux from Saint Bustier. [Read more…]