K is for Knickers

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Today I’m talking knickers, well, not just knickers, but all foundation garments. Like building a house, if the foundations aren’t solid, the house won’t be stable, your underwear has a huge effect on your overall look and how great you will look.  Let’s start from the top! Bras Studies show that around 70% of women […]

How to Dress When You Have Lost a Breast

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Today I want to share with you some guidance I received from Susan, who has lost a breast due to cancer and has shared her tips on how to disguise it (and other scarring which can happen with surgery).  I’ve created some pictures to illustrate her advice. what to wear when you’ve lost a breast […]

Clothing for Busty Women

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Hi, Imogen. After reading all the articles on your blog that I possibly can over the last two months, I think I’m an X shape. According to many articles, I look best in A-line skirts. However, the problem that I always have with A-line skirts is what shirt to wear with them. Because I wear […]

B is for Bras

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Yes, bras – foundation garments – they are such an important part of looking great. Correctly fitting bras will: Make your waist look smaller and longer Give your breasts a better shape Give your breasts support Make your clothes look better Not be painful – underwires that dig in, straps that fall off your shoulders, […]

Body Image – Breasts

A peek at the top of my breasts

I was just reading an article on Mamamia  by Anna Spargo-Ryan about whether or not having a breast reduction is superficial in the way that having breast enlargement is seen as superficial and it got me thinking about my own breasts and how I feel about them. I’ve got a rather large bust (34G) and am […]

Tops to Flatter a Large Bust

How to flatter a large bust by imogenl featuring a smocked blouse If you have a larger than average bust, you will find that many styles can make your bust more prominent. If you don’t want to draw too much attention to your bust here are some tips to remember. Here are my 5 top […]

Inside Imogen’s Wardrobe – Jeans casual

Imogen, casual in jeans and pink chiffon top

Frequently I’m asked “As an image consultant do you always have to dress up?”. My answer is, “Well I still wear jeans and t-shirts, but they’re good jeans and t-shirts and I tend to accessorize too.” You never know when you leave the house, even if it’s just the supermarket or the school run, if […]

Reveal the B-string – Not Your Bust

B-string - black, Karina dress, Verily necklace

One of my favourite Australian inventions is the B-string – it’s what I’ve got on under this gorgeous Karina Gala dress to stop you from looking right down my cleavage. Now I took this photo from above, as well all know with cami’s that when you look from above, or bend over, you’ll find that […]

How to Fit a Bra – Berlei vs Freya

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Yesterday I got all excited when I discovered that Berlei do a range of bras that go up to an H cup.  So I decided to go and try on and see how they fit.  To make a comparison I took 2 Berlei and 2 Freya bras into the change room. When fitting a bra, […]

Resources for the Dplus Cup Gal

Darlene Campbell and me at the AICI Conference You will be aware that I wrote a blog post for Angie at You Look Fab on how to dress your full bust.  I also want to share with you some other resources about for the more well endowed woman. Dbusted is a Melbourne based online webstore, Phillipa […]