May 182012

Wacoal 75830 push-up bra, black.

Wacoal 75830: yay or no way?

I’m always excited when Wacoal introduces a new bra to their excellent Petites line. It was pretty much the highlight of my week when I discovered I could wear a 32B in these!

However, their latest mini boulder-holder looks quite different from the other bras in the petite collection. I haven’t ordered one yet because I’m not sure what’s going on with this thing.

Like most of the Wacoal petite bras, it’s a push-up. The cups resemble Mickey Mouse ears, and that center gore looks like it would sit right on top of my jutting breastbone.

I’d end up with a big old blue-violet bruise in the middle of my chest by the end of the day… not so pretty.

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May 022012

Assumed to be Lucrezia Borgia.

Veneto's portrait celebrates small breasts.

Next time you get thoroughly sick of not seeing any bodies that look remotely like yours in fashion magazines or on television, look to fine art for a reality check. I know next to nothing about the visual arts, but to me this image looks more real than any photograph I’ve ever seen on the cover of a women’s magazine.