Breast Reduction Surgery Recovery Guide

breast reduction surgery recovery

So I’m 12 days post operative and yesterday afternoon I saw my plastic surgeon for my first post operative appointment. I’m now back in a wire-free bra. At the moment because of swelling I’m wearing a 14D (36D) bra), I don’t want anything too tight around my rib cage, there are two long lines of […]

Breast Reduction Update – Almost 1 Week Post Operation

1 week post breast reduction

Tomorrow I reach my 1 week milestone and next Monday I’m off to the hospital to see my plastic surgeon (Yvonne Chow – she did a brilliant job as far as I can tell so far and one of the nurses said that they were the best breasts she’d seen!) to have some dressings removed […]

So Long and Thanks for the Mammaries

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I’m writing this sitting in my hospital bed, the night after my breast reduction surgery. I’m still mentally coming to terms with what I’ve done, after a lifetime of overly large breasts and in many ways my breasts have defined part of who I am (just as I was a brunette and am now a […]

Why Having Big Breasts is Not So Fun

breasts

Today is the day, all going to plan, I’m having my breast reduction surgery. Many women find it a strange thing to do, and many women pay to have their breasts enlarged. Sure this is a first world problem, but I live in the first world. Since I was a teenager and my breasts rapidly […]

Boobs as Big as Your Head

boobs as big as your head

There’s been a lot going on in my life this past week. Not only have I had the funeral of my wonderful sister-in-law who died recently of Ovarian Cancer (which kills one woman every 10 hours and researchers desperately need more funds, you can donate buy purchasing a dress from Verily¬†using my affiliate links). I […]

How to Wear Chiffon in the Daytime

Chiffon for daytime

Hi Imogen, I would really love you to cover how to wear chiffon as day wear. Being a large busted H shape means that empire line tends to be best on me, but how do I avoid looking like I am wearing evening wear? Most pieces I see for daytime are waisted skirts and blouses […]

What to Wear to the Gym or to Exercise

Choosing Exercise Clothing by imogenl featuring track pants   If you have a tummy wear a column of colour keep your top the same colour as your bottom so that you don’t create a focus on your tummy as the hem of the t-shirt blends with your exercise pant. look for tops with a little […]

How To Layer Tops with a Large Bust

Imogen, I absolutely love your blog and follow it religiously. It’s helped make my shopping quicker and easier. I have cleaned out my closet to match my clothing with more flattering styles, and I have shared it with so many friends. Thank you! My question today is around wearing sweaters. In the States it is […]

Reader Question: How to Wear a Blouse or Shirt with a Large Bust

The other day I received a question about wearing shirts and blouses if you have a large bust (and particularly if you don’t have a defined waist as well).   shirts for large busts by imogenl on Polyvore Fortunately, there are manufacturers of shirts specifically for large busts – these include: Campbell and Kate Pepperberry […]

Formal Wear for the Petite and Busty

evening gowns petite and busty by imogenl featuring red evening gowns Following on from the post on What to Wear when you’re Petite and Busty, here are some ideas on the formal end of the spectrum. From wedding dress to formal occasion styles. ¬†Should you be thinking about a cocktail type dress, just look for […]