Publish date:

It's National Bra-Fit Styling Month at Intimacy

I am not very proud of my bra drawer... There are raggedy undergarments that probably date back to my college years in there. (I can’t believe I actually admitted that, but—what the heck—we’re all friends here!) Truth is: I’m long overdue for a major underwear overhaul. Fresh bras and modern styles—in the right size, for a change!

everybody will see

Lucky for me, March is National Bra Fit Styling Month—as declared by luxury lingerie retailer, Intimacy—and I was invited to the brand’s Fifth Avenue store to experience a bra fitting with an expert stylist.

intimacy11

I entered Intimacy's beautiful New York City boutique and was immediately greeted by a friendly sales associate. She handed me a bottle of water and promptly went to fetch Lisa, my stylist for the day. (For the record, I now refer to Lisa as the “bra whisperer.”)

Lisa took me behind the silver-beaded gate to a private changing area. She asked me a few questions and examined the bra I was wearing. It should be noted that Intimacy stylists don’t use a measuring tape. Rather, they "size by eye;" and Lisa was able to determine my size with a quick glance and a few strap tugs... So when she said “34 E” (again, can’t believe I shared that), I was floored. “I’m a 34 C,” I thought to myself. But then I tried on the multiple bra styles, cuts, and brands she brought into the room... and, once again, I was shocked and amazed—these bras fit phenomenally. They totally changed the overall look of my body. And when I tried them on under a shirt—wow!

intimacy_1

Lisa explained to me why it’s so important to wear a properly fitted bra. Not only does it enhance the look of clothes, it can also prevent breast sagging and harm. A woman’s body changes more than six times throughout her lifetime–so it’s important her bra keeps up with her ever-evolving physique. As a nursing mom, my body has most definitely gone through changes these past few months—so this fitting couldn’t have come at a better time. And I am now the proud owner of a gorgeous lacy bra that also fits like a dream!

Recommended Articles

Getting Back Quality Time with Family Game Night

Getting Back Quality Time with Family Game Night

Slowing down is a key to happiness. This is something that is both obvious but still very hard to do - especially with our busy lives. During a recent interview with happiness expert, sociologist and parent educator, Dr. Christine Carter I learned some tips on how to focus on ...read more

The Benefits of Creating a Family Fitness Routine

The Benefits of Creating a Family Fitness Routine

We all know that kids learn best when we model behaviors for them. We can talk all we want about sharing, eating healthy and being kind, but when they see us living these values, they respond. The same goes for fitness. When we make health a priority for ourselves, the kids will ...read more

Best Modern Wooden Play Gyms

Mom Picks for Best Modern Wooden Play Gyms

Let's be honest: Most baby gyms look like a primary color explosion of yikesness. And yes, I owned one and found it an absolute lifesaver at that bewitching hour when every child under 1 starts crying right when you need to be cooking dinner. But whenever company arrived, I would ...read more

The experience at Intimacy is incredibly unique and special. My stylist was extremely competent and kind, and I felt comfortable in her very capable hands. If you are in need of a bra makeover (like I was), I highly recommend a trip to your local Intimacy. As an added feel-good bonus: Intimacy has partnered with Free the Girls, an organization that gives donated bras to survivors of sex trafficking to sell in their communities. Donate a bra in March, and you’ll receive a free bra fit styling session. It's a great incentive for an even better cause.

intimacy12
intimacy_3
intimacy_5
intimacy_6
intimacy6
intimacy_7

Momtrends was not paid for this post. We were given a complimentary fitting appointment and bra for review.

intimacy_10

Related Articles