Feel Sexy and Confident Again After Mastectomy: Red Power
Confidence is one of the main worries post breast cancer. But underwear is often forgotten because it is not visible. This is the story of Red Power, a first of its kind post-mastectomy bra, a daring, bondage-inspired, and bright red. We built it together with a customer. Here we tell the story of how we made it.
Rediscovering Yourself After Mastectomy: Ms Pomelo Medical Bras
We make mastectomy bras pretty much since we started in 2016. Over this time we learnt a lot through our engagement with patients, breast nurses and hospitals. And in this piece we talk about cancer and the role of lingerie on the road to recovery, share what to look for in a good mastectomy bra, and discuss how can we support women through treatment and recovery.
How Should I Choose the Correct Size for my Face Mask?
The first question people ask us is what size should they get. And rightfully so; the size is the foundation of the fit. With explosion of mask-making activity through pandemic though, the sizes are yet to be standardised. Sizing for face masks is easy. It is all about measuring your eye-chin distance and cross-checking it for your weight. We show you how to do this accurately in 2 simple steps. Face mask size charts in inches and centimetres are enclosed.
How to Avert Environmental Disaster One Bra at a Time and Build a New Consumer Identity in the Process (4/4)
This is Part 4 of our Environmental Series where we offer historical perspective to help you build your own solution.
How to Avert Environmental Disaster One Bra at a Time and Build a New Consumer Identity in the Process (3/4)
This is Part 3 of our Environmental Series where we discuss strategies for making your bras serve you better and longer.
How to Avert Environmental Disaster One Bra at a Time and Build a New Consumer Identity in the Process (2/4)
This is Part 2 of our Environmental Series where we discuss how to get up to speed on your carbon footprint and learn about recycling options.
How to Avert Environmental Disaster One Bra at a Time and Build a New Consumer Identity in the Process (1/4)
As a bra company, we think about climate change a lot. After all, we are part of the textile ecosystem, the second most polluting force on the planet. Here we share our perspective as a lingerie maker and seller, discuss recycling options for clothing, suggest strategies for making your bras serve you better and longer, and offer historical perspective to help you build your own solution.
Bra design for fuller busts: feeling secure and supported at all times
A good bra experience for fuller busts can be life-changing. How happy are you with yours is typically down to 3 things: design, fit/size, and care. Here we discuss the design.
Dolce Vita Testing Report
We continue with testing and present our second lace style from the Italian series, Dolce Vita. Here we discuss the idea behind the design, how we tested it, what the results have shown, and what are we going to do next with this style.
Roman Holiday Testing Report
We started out with an idea to develop a dressy lightweight chic alternative to our daily styles like Bra du Jour. In this post we discuss how we selected the testers, what testing criteria was important to us, and how did Roman Holiday do in the process.
How to Care for Your Skin in the Décolleté Area
Décolleté is a beautiful French word meaning ‘wearing a low-neck dress’. It is also a word we use to refer to our upper chest. Today pretty much everyone has the routine of facial cleansing down. But how do we care for the décolleté area to keep it young and radiant?
How to Compliment a Woman Wearing Lingerie
Complimenting a woman successfully can be a minefield. Complimenting a woman wearing lingerie is a double-jeopardy, but can be mastered. We asked our in-house veteran about subtleties and pointers, and here are some unexpected insights he offered.
What is a well-fitting bra?
What is a well-fitting bra? It’s a million-dollar question. Everyone has heard about it, very few have experienced it, and most prefer to discuss how uncomfortable their own bras are. For the next few weeks we will be sharing with you the critical bits of knowledge which will enable you to experience a perfectly fitting bra and give you the confidence to choose one for yourself without relying on anyone else.
What does knowing your bra size and your confidence have in common?
In our interview with The Rosies TV we discuss our bra health education and how it empowers women to confidently choose bras themselves rather than relying on others. This has become especially relevant in this time of epidemic bra health illiteracy. We also talk about how the knowledge we teach helps revive the tradition of sharing and fostering relations with family and friends as it encourages socialising. Click on to see the video …
Curvy Convention Report
Our first experience with the Curvy Convention deserves a report. A novelty, it had the electrifying atmosphere of a fashion show but the volume was a notch above the common sanitised runways – more buoyant, proud, happy, festive, and celebrating the hard-earned Curvy title. Here we cover what we loved, what blew our socks off, the exciting new brands we met, and what is on our wish list for the next Curvy Convention event.
Vote Ms Pomelo at #VOOM2016 – Help us Win
Hello, we've applied for #VOOM20016 competition to get in front of Richard Branson, pitch our business and win £1m funding. Here is our pitch. Please make our dreams come true! Please help us to get there and VOTE, it only takes a few seconds, also SHARE this with friends who would VOTE.
Health Considerations for Buying a New Bra
We all know it is important to wear the correct-size bra. When we buy a new bra we consider things like the shape, coverage, support and comfort, but do we ever think of how the bra can affect our health? Here is some food for thought.
Lingerie Buying Guide for Men
Men, buying lingerie for your woman, or indeed women, is dangerous business. If you are afraid, good—do it anyway—mistakes are important. And really there is nothing to fear, only cause for excitement.