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Bra Fittings – Are we all supposed to be Victoria’s Secret angels?

As a female leader in lingerie retail, I seriously hear it all from my clients. “I’m so fat,” “I need to lose weight,” “I don’t like seeing myself in a mirror.” If you can think of the worst thing to … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer – Hope For The Future

Nancy had been a client of Allure Intimate Apparel for several years when she came in quietly asking to speak to the manager to review our store exchange policy. After I explained the policy to her, she matter-of-factly stated, “I … Continue reading

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Bridal Foundations Are Evolving

Bridal gowns and foundations have evolved significantly over the years.  What hasn’t changed is what every bride wants under her dress on that special day: smooth lines and a shapely silhouette. There are many ways to achieve this look with … Continue reading

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The Circle

  It was one of those summer days that heat ups early in the morning. I was lucky to spend the whole day in my little flower garden, weeding on my hands and knees with my  transistor radio fuzzing away … Continue reading

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Dress For Success

I remember having a job as a waitress in college at a supper club owned by two middle aged sisters. One sister was quiet and nice, the other sister ran the show. The ‘other’ sisters name was Billy which gave … Continue reading

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The Things I Think About When I Cant Sleep

So I’m not a good sleeper.  I suppose I never have been. While the rest of you (well, maybe not the menopausal in the group)…are sound asleep, I am awake.  Fully awake…at 3 am. expecting the birds to be singing … Continue reading

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The Woman I Met Again Yesterday…

I don’t plan on saying too much on this blog as I think my wife really wants to share the beauty, strength and power of women, from a woman’s perspective.  A mans perspective isn’t, nor can ever be, that of … Continue reading

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Would You Chaperone the Junior Prom With No Eyebrows?

A few days ago we had a woman in the store who was treating herself to something nice, which is always so good to see  (so few of us do that often enough). While she was shopping and having her … Continue reading

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Mermaid or Whale?

                               This parable recently went viral on facebook.  I’ve been thinking about it ever since I read it and decided that I would ask for your thoughts…..   A while back, at the entrance of a gym, there was a … Continue reading

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You Are Never Too Old…

Two funny things to share from Saturday at Allure. First, a 72 year old woman came in to buy some sexy lingerie to ” Get her mojo back”. Then, a 92 year old (yes, I said 92) woman came in … Continue reading

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