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5 Ways Glamorise Sports Bras Make a Difference for Plus-Size Women
Plus Size Fitness

5 Ways Glamorise Sports Bras Make a Difference for Plus-Size Women

More and more plus-size women are pushing the boundaries in sports (just take a look at ultra-runner Mirna Valerio for proof (and hella inspiration!). But is your plus-size sports bra keeping up? They’ve been been a wardrobe basic since Glamorise invented the first sports bra in 1975 to support women getting not just into the spirit of the Tennis craze but onto the court. Through the ever-evolving world of sports technology, Glamorise sports bras have been at the forefront of plus-size fitness innovation. Here’s how our sports bras are staying ahead of the competition (and helping you stay ahead of yours):
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9 New Year’s Resolutions That Have Nothing to Do With Weight Goals
Body Positivity

9 New Year’s Resolutions That Have Nothing to Do With Weight Goals

Another New Year, another endless scroll of weight-loss resolutions feeding the IG algorithm (and your feed, inevitably). Now, we’re all about setting goals to be healthier, but there’s one teeny-tiny problem with society’s singular obsession with shedding pounds every new year: it does more harm than good. Goals rooted in self-criticism perpetuate a cycle of shame and usually end in a spiral of perceived failure. 
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Meet the 5 Full Figure Role Models Strutting Body Positivity Across Your Newsfeeds
Body Positivity

Meet the 5 Full Figure Role Models Strutting Body Positivity Across Your Newsfeeds

Becoming body positive is about embracing your shape, curves, highs and lows and loving every bit of you, because you are you. From Instagram to Twitter to runways across the country and in the pages of mainstream magazines, powerful women who wear sizes 14 to 30+ are confidently showing off their curves.
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6 Ways to Identify a High Quality Plus Size Bra
Plus Size Bra

6 Ways to Identify a High Quality Plus Size Bra

There are so many choices when buying a bra, it can be overwhelming. For curvy women, fit and function are more important, but not always used within the more fashionable styles. Must you settle for a less attractive bra that is shaping and supportive, or sacrifice comfort for something fashionable?...

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Full Figure Lingerie Fails and How to Avoid Them
Lingerie Fails

Full Figure Lingerie Fails and How to Avoid Them

Plus size lingerie is supposed to be designed to make you feel sexy and confident no matter what the day ahead of you may bring. Chances are you carefully pick out a matching bra and panty set to compliment your outfit of choice. However, it always happens that on the...

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Yes, There Are Large Band, Small Cup Bras
Body Positivity

Yes, There Are Large Band, Small Cup Bras

Women with a wider rib cage and smaller breasts, can have difficulty finding the perfect bra. Large band small cup bras are not that commonly promoted. When you do find one, there is often too much padding or unnecessary underwires. Here are our tips for finding the perfect bra for...

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The Benefits of a Plus Size Front Closure Bra
Plus Size Bra

The Benefits of a Plus Size Front Closure Bra

This season, when building your wardrobe, your collection should include high quality, comfortable lingerie, and of course, a front closure, plus size bra. All the different straps, closures, shapes and styles of bras you wear are instrumental in making or breaking the best plus size fashion trends. Each type of plus size...

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