Thursday, September 08, 2011
Feele Bahic Readers! Remember how I was grumbling about bras in a recent post? Well, after a short search I was able to find one to my liking. The odd thing is, I ended up buying it at a store I also complained about recently. More on that in a minute.
For those who don't remember or didn't catch the post, I was complaining about padded and push up bras. Although the end result looks great with or without clothes, the push up bra adds layers of foam or some other padding that separates you from your targets (wink wink). For a person wearing one for there own personal pleasure, it might feel good to look like you have big boobies, but when you go to feel them, you won't get any sensation at all through all that material.
I found the lovely bra pictured above at Forever 21. A store I complained had lower overall quality compared to other brands, the tradeoff being contemporary style and low prices, but more on that later. My complaining never stopped me from browsing their web site and drooling over the clothing. I spotted a babydoll there and decided I had to go to the store and check it out in person.
I decided to combine this trip with another run I had to make before hand. As I finished my other errand I began to feel excited and as I got closer to my destination I was pretty wired. I actually feel a little tingly and electrified with a nervous energy when I go to buy lingerie and this trip was no exception. I again went to the flagship store and found no babydoll. I was disappointed to say the least. I even asked a sales girl and she said they didn't have it. On a side note, I did check back on their web site and saw that the babydoll was a new item, so it could turn up in stores soon. Anywho, since I was there I decided to check the other lingerie they had. There were only a few varieties of bras and a large drawer cabinet with lots of panties. I didn't really see anything I liked and was about to give up when saw this one bra on the rack.
The bra, pictured above was just what I was looking for. Small and lacy with unpadded cups. The lace itself is quite nice, kind of smooth and soft, there is a thin sheer lining in the cups, but nothing to impede your tactile pleasure. The back strap is a sheer black material which matches well with the black lace on the front. I like that the clasp is a double hook which feels pretty durable and has three size adjustments. I had my doubts that this would fit me, but I bought it anyway, hoping it would.
The bra has some nice details as well. On the front there are two pretty pale pink bows at the sides where the straps meet the top of the bra. There is also a lovely ivory lace edge along the top of the cups. The strap matches the lace in color and is a very cute ruched semi satin material. The cups do have an underwire frame which can be uncomfortable if worn too long or not in exactly the right position.
Now addressing my former complaint about F21 stuff, I have to say that this piece seems to be made quite well and I do like the materials. You'll never mistake it for a Fantasie brand bra, but it isn't junk either. The best thing about this is that F21 is a bargain compared to other clothiers as I was able to get this bra for $5.80 plus tax. It's almost mind boggling that they could sell a bra for that price and still be making money off of it. That was not a sale price either, it was the regular price; crazy right? This backs up my former comment that F21 is a great place to shop for those on a tight budget and who are constantly updating their wardrobe, like teen girls do. Again I caution that one think about the impact this sort of purchasing has on our planet in the long run though.
Am I pleased with this bra? Definitely, and I'd add that I would buy it again. It looks and feels nice and luckily fit me, barely. I might try another size next time; and yes there will be a next time. I love the fact that there is someplace I can go and find an article of clothing for such a low price and in a style that I was looking for too. I'm hoping that there are other companies out there who will produce bras similar to this as well. So, if you're in the market for a bra like this, go down to Forever 21 and take a look, they may have just what you're looking for.
Saturday, September 03, 2011
Hi Readers! Oh boy, September is here already. I've been pretty busy lately, but I did take a half day to indulge myself recently. I bought a few new items, so please stop by soon for some updates on those!
I've noticed that I've been getting a lot of referrals from Sissy Gina's blog. I looked over there and it hasn't been updated in quite a while, so not really sure where all the people are linking from exactly. If you're one of the people coming from there I'd appreciate a quick note letting me know where exactly on the blog you came from as I'm curious about that. Anyway, a shout goes out to Sissy Gina herself, hope you update soon, seems like you have a great site going there.
In other news it seems that Vanity Fair has won the 2011 Undie Awards with their Lace Nouveau Brief pictured above with the lovely Rihanna in her similar performance outfit. I've written about the very same panty in the past here, it being one of my favorites. The Nouveau comes in a variety of colors, but seems to be elusive in certain ones. I have about four pairs of these, two in white which looks great BTW. Now that I know others love them too it's no wonder I can't find certain colors on the racks. You can check out the other winners of the Undies Awards here. Have a great holiday weekend everyone!