Trailblazers

Bra Fitting

The Bare Facts

If you are fighting your own battle of the bra, don't despair you're far from alone. Over 90% of North American women wear a bra, but almost 85% of us wear the wrong size. It was in 1913 that Mary Phelps Jacob, a 19-year-old New York socialite, bought a sheer evening gown for an occasion, but at the time, the only undergarment available to her was a boned corset. The bones of her corset were sticking out around the neckline of her new dress. So she, along with the help of her seamstress, took two silk handkerchiefs, pink ribbon and some string, and fashioned herself the very first modern bra....
Gail Riggs

Gail Riggs Gives Inspiring Purpose To Purses

Gail Riggs is the founder and chief designer of the growing accessories brand, Abigail Riggs, which offers a collection of handbags designed in honor of notable women in history. The collection, called Purse With A Purpose, currently includes three styles - Ms. Anthony (for Susan B. Anthony), Ms. Bouvier (for Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis) and Ms. Annie (for Annie Oakley). Each limited edition bag benefits a different charity....