Beyond The Bra

From Helpful Tips to Body Positivity — Your Resource for All Things Curves.

Is Your Bra Underwire Digging into Your Armpit? Proper Fit Guide
Technology | Fit

Is Your Bra Underwire Digging into Your Armpit? Proper Fit Guide

Bra underwire can sometimes be a literal pain, but it doesn’t have to be! Find out if you’re wearing the wrong size and how you can make wearing an underwire bra more comfortable.
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Glamorise Q&A: Meet the Curvy Fashion Blogger Behind Carnations & Lace
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Glamorise Q&A: Meet the Curvy Fashion Blogger Behind Carnations & Lace

If you’re not a fan of Carnations & Lace already, you will be after getting to know the Utah-based, body-positive blogger behind it — Krychele (pronounced Cri-Shell) Valenzuela.
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Working From Home? Don’t Sacrifice Bra Comfort
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Working From Home? Don’t Sacrifice Bra Comfort

If you’re like millions of women now spending more time at home, make sure that you’re as comfortable as possible. A great place to start is with your bra!
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How Your Bra Can Help You Redefine Self-Care
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How Your Bra Can Help You Redefine Self-Care

Research suggests that the more you practice self-care, the more confident, creative and productive you are. But what do plus-size bras have to do with self-care?

 

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5 Common Bra Mistakes Most Women Make
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5 Common Bra Mistakes Most Women Make

A bra that fits and feels right can make all the difference in support and comfort day-in and day-out. So too, a bra that doesn’t properly support you can be a drag on your whole day. 

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Curvy Crush: Dana Falsetti is Bringing Yoga to Every Body
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Curvy Crush: Dana Falsetti is Bringing Yoga to Every Body

Her message on and off the mat is clear: Yoga is for every body. And her mission to amplify that message is anchored in her core values of inclusion, accessibility and body positivity. 
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The Best Glamorise Sports Bras for High-Intensity Workouts
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The Best Glamorise Sports Bras for High-Intensity Workouts

Your sports bra should absorb the shock of your workout, not your girls. Can we get an amen? Boob bounce isn’t just a mild inconvenience if you’ve got a bigger bust.
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How to Overcome Gymtimidation & Stay Gym Confident
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How to Overcome Gymtimidation & Stay Gym Confident

Hey, you! Hiding in the back row of yoga class. Get up here! No one should ever make you feel like you don’t belong at the gym but for way too many plus-size women that feeling is all too common.
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Front-Closure Bras vs. Back-Closure Bras | Pros & Cons
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Front-Closure Bras vs. Back-Closure Bras | Pros & Cons

Over on Team Front Close we have the curvy girls who swear by the convenience, comfort and versatility of their fave front-closure bras. On team Back Close, we have all the full-figured ladies who have sworn off any sort of front-open bra, worried about wardrobe malfunctions from clasps not up to the job. Here’s what you need to know about both to bring your A-game no matter what team you’re on.
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Curvy Crush: The Founders of Universal Standard are Defining a New Normal
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Curvy Crush: The Founders of Universal Standard are Defining a New Normal

Alexandra Waldman and Polina Veksler — co-founders of the fashion-disrupting brand Universal Standard — aren’t just building a size-inclusive brand, they’re redefining normal for all women (and the industry). 
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How to Measure Your Bra Size: A Curvy Girls’ Guide to Finding the Right Fit
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How to Measure Your Bra Size: A Curvy Girls’ Guide to Finding the Right Fit

Any curvy girl who has worn the wrong bra size knows that breast pain and backaches are no joke. The solution seems simple: find the right bra size. Easy, right? If only. 
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Behind the Bra: How Glamorise Bras are Made
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Behind the Bra: How Glamorise Bras are Made

Have you ever counted all the pieces in-sum that make up the total of your bra? Not just the straps, cups and band — but the center panel and closures, wings and wires, seam placements and fabric choices.
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