Sad News in the Big Bust Clothing World

By now you’ve probably heard: DD Atelier has announced that it will be closing. Olga Promptova’s unwavering commitment to full-busted women raised the bar with amazing quality and design. I don’t see anyone on the horizon who can provide the same breadth of styles at such reasonable price points. With that in mind, you’re going to want to buy everything you love on her website immediately because you know that once the sale prices nosedive, the most popular sizes will be gone.

I’m away on vacation this week so am not able to write more, but I think you will appreciate these tributes from new bloggers Classy as FF and Just Curvy Things.

To cheer you up, here’s a photo of the bra tree at Snowbird, where we’re skiing this week.

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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…]