Wednesday, December 20, 2006

A Girl Oriented Post, and a Plea to Bra Manufacturers.


Yesterday mom and I went shopping not for Christmas presents but in an atrempt to find a bra for me. Sounds simple enough, but my friends who are reading this know I've been searching for a long time years to find a bra in my size, (34F). I have been laughed out of many stores when I enquire if they have my size. Im serious, the sales help laughs and tells me I must be dreaming. Well last week I happened to catch an episode of Oprah in which the whole show was dedicated to finding the right bra. Bingo. I was glued to the television note pad in hand writing down names of bras and the stores that carry them. I went on line and found that Neiman Marcus carries a brand that makes my size,a mere 20 minutes from my house, so thats where mom and I headed. I went to the lingerie dept., was measured and instead of laughing this nice bra fitting specialist sent from heaven said, "Yes we have several things in your size." I found one that actually fits fairly well, and despite the fact its butt ugly I bought it. $75 For an ugly bra.....sniff, sniff, sob. This is my plea: Please make a pretty bra for larger sizes. I'm still a woman and I like lacey things and rhinestones and pearls. Does it really have to look like a bullet proof vest? I'm just going to have to pull out my bedazzler and do it myself.

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This is the bra but mine is not this pretty. My staps are easily 1 1/2 inches wide.

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