By Kim Caldwell
Hurray! It’s wedding season, and that means I’m helping a lot of women find the perfect bra for their bridal gown, bridesmaid dress, mother-of-the-whoever frock and wedding attendee attire. Everyone needs supportive bras for their outfits!
And that includes my lovely cousin who is getting married this summer. She sent me a Facebook message asking for bra help, and her question is a very common one:
My first dress fitting is in a month and I am gathering all necessary apparel for the fitting.… Read More
By Kim Caldwell
Listen, I’ve worked with some sexy lingerie before. In fact, when I worked with La Perla, their Black Label and Marvel lines were high on sex appeal and low on coverage. There were even accessories like lacey eye masks, silver devil horns, leather whips. And as a New York City resident since the age of 18, I’ve seen a few things, OK? But when it came to crotchless underwear, I was quite the novice… until about two years ago.
My current line of lingerie work deals with the more foundational side of undergarments.… Read More
By Kim “Kimmay” Caldwell
My first official introduction to the world of lingerie was going behind the scenes. I’d been wearing a bra already for years, and tried some “fancy” (meaning itchy, lacey styles from the mall) underwear here and there, but at 19 years old I was pretty uneducated when it came to the world of lingerie. I was also new to New York City and new to quite a few other things. My “braducation” began at Linda’s bra shop in SoHo when, after being hired as a bra fitter on the spot by her son, Linda ‘The Bra Lady’ pulled me into a fitting room and asked me to take off my top.… Read More