Breast Cancer Awareness Month Update

We wanted to share with our readers some of the most important Breast Cancer Awareness Month editorial features the Lingerie Journal team has put together in recent weeks. From Cosabella’s new Happie Post-Op Bra to the important work the First Bra Foundation is doing, we hope our readers enjoy and share these important stories:

Cosabella Happie Post-Op Bra

Cosabella Happie Post Op Bra
Today, we’re taking a look at Cosabella and their Happie Post Op Bra. The Happie Bralette is a specialized support garment made specifically for post-operative patients.

It is designed to provide comfort, support and compression, while also being attractive and easy to wear. The bra is also engineered to be ultra-lightweight to ensure comfort for everyday wear.”

Full Story HERE.


First Bra Foundation

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A few days before Mother’s Day in 2014, Emily was diagnosed with breast cancer. She quickly underwent a double mastectomy and chemotherapy. The procedures changed several aspects of her life forever, including how she wears and shops for lingerie.

Emily, like many survivors, was at a loss when it came to shopping for bras after surgery.

“I never bought a ‘real’ bra after reconstruction,” said Emily. “I wore a lot of sports bras because my other bras were uncomfortable or didn’t fit right.”

That’s why Emily was pleased to hear about the First Bra program. Full Story HERE.


Taking the Taboo Out of Breast Cancer Lingerie

Taking the Taboo Out of Breast Cancer Lingerie
How do you get people talking about the devastating effects of breast cancer surgery on a woman’s body and sense of self?

Hire a boudoir photographer.

That’s what professional bra fitter Kim “Kimmay” Caldwell did to raise awareness of an oft taboo item that helps women regain their health and confidence — mastectomy lingerie. Full story HERE.

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