Beauty

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....
Patricia Brett_Best of You SemiFinalist

The Best Of You Polls Are Open

Patricia Brett, Designer and Founder of Veronica Brett, a luxury collection of swimwear fashioned especially for breast cancer survivors, is one of this year's 10 Best of You semifinalists, a contest run by Glamour Magazine and Sally Hansen that honors ordinary women who make an extraordinary difference in their communities and around the world....

Ruth-A-Nize Us!

Thanks to our friends Robbie and Susan, the creators of Mypheme, the "tell it like it is" site that helps nurture our sense of humor, we just met Ruth. This 81 year old defies the laws of gravity and biology... she can hold a plank position for over 60 seconds, looks decades younger than she is and puts most younger women to shame....