The overwhelming response that I got from my readers for Plus size dresses had tempted me for some more postings. Most of you are looking for regular, every day lingerie, others who think differently and wants to look more sexy goes for the plus size lingerie to flaunt their assets.
Once upon a time in the 70’s and 80’s when the anorexic size zero was considered as sexy and the plus sizes were a kind of taboo for the women of high society, the plus size lingeries for big women were limited to plain-jane bra and underwear. Today the whole scenario has changed, where men tend to incline more towards big beautiful and voluptuous women, hence the industry has discovered a whole new market for lingerie. From bras and panties to baby dolls and teddies… from cotton and silk to lace and leather… sexy plus size lingerie comes in all shapes and sizes.
Since shopping for a baby doll in a retail store is embarrassing for most people, many have turned to the Internet. From the privacy of your own home, you can look through dozen of styles and sizes. This includes sheer lingerie, silk lingerie, bridal lingerie and more. Even see through lingerie and thongs, for the more daring ladies out there.
Yes, women’s lingerie has always been very popular, and plus size lingerie is getting more and more popular every day. This means that you are in luck.
Finding the right lingerie is difficult enough, but even more so if you are a plus size woman with lots of lovely curves.
Whether you are a Plus Size Petite or an Empress, queen size sizing can be confusing enough in a store where you can see the garment and even try it on. In cyberspace there are no dressing rooms…but if you are aware of your dimensions you can take much of the guesswork out of the equation and will have better luck finding a true fit. Keep in mind that your most ample curve is the most important of your numbers.
Before you start take a look at your current wardrobe. Which items are the best
fitting? Which of your pants have the best leg length? What do you feel most comfortable and confident in? You will need to be wearing your most ideal bra when measuring. If you don’t have a measuring tape you can always use a long piece of ribbon or string. Be sure to never pull too tightly. It is always better to have to return something because it is too big rather than too small. If a friend can’t help, consult a mirror to make certain you are holding the string or tape parallel with the ground. For accuracy, measure 2 or 3 times.
Let’s start at the top. When measuring your bust concern yourself with the fullest part of your bosom.
Wrap the tape or string around yourself, drop your arms, and relax. Make a mark on your string, not a knot (an alternative is to take a blouse that you dearly love the fit of and, measuring 1″ down from the armhole, run your tape straight across to below the other armhole and multiplying that number by 2). Now we move down to the waist. Your ‘natural waist’ can be found by wrapping the string around your waist and bending side to side. For your “low waist” measurement, drop the string 4 to 6 inches down (you’ll need this number for sizing panties, below). For your hips you should be standing with your feet about 6 inches apart. Locate in the mirror or ask your friend to find the fullest part of your hips. It is generally 8″ below your waist. The last measurement you will need, your inseam, can be taken directly from pants you feel are the ideal length. Starting at the hem, follow the inseam up until it meets the crotch seam. Pretty painless so far, eh?
To be continued..