Welcome to my Resources page for saying hurray “underneath”! On this page you’ll find some of my favorite blog posts and pages loaded with advice on how to get to know, love, and support your bust and body. This means I’m sharing my decade+ experience as a bra fitter and coach to help you find your bra size starting points, to teach how to tell if your bra fits, and to give you inspiration and best practices for being best friends with your body. Get started with some of my MVPs (Most Valuable Posts) below. Want more? Browse through my other blog posts by category. Sending you hurray!

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Bras Options

Buy & Try Front Closure Bras

Buy & Try Front Closure Bras

Have you ever tried a front closure bra before? Most bras buckle in the back, but front closing bras are the second most popular option. So, why might you wear a bra with a front closure? What are front closure bras for? When should a front close bra be worn? All...

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Lounge Bras and Tops Buy & Try

Lounge Bras and Tops Buy & Try

Ready to take it easy? Me, too! So when you’re lounging, streaming shows, or even working from home there are a lot of options for what to wear. One is no bra at all. I mean truly, this is always an option! But what do you wear when you don’t want to wear a bra but...

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Strapless Bras to Buy & Try

Strapless Bras to Buy & Try

One question I get a lot around here: what is the best strapless bra that actually stays up? Or how do I get my strapless bra to stay in place? I get asked about strapless bras for full busts, DD cups, petite busts, you name it. The truth is, you don’t need a bra hack...

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Body Love

Self-Love Gift Guide

Self-Love Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is traditionally about you and a partner. And Galentine’s Day is about your friends. So what about you? I hear it all the time: “Self-love is selfish. How egotistical! How vain! How me me me!” Right? And truthfully there are some versions of self-love...

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Hurray Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Self-Care

Hurray Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Self-Care

It’s holiday season. Hurray! 2020 has been a year of so many trials and it’s taken its toll on all of us in one form or another. I always think self-care is an important practice, and especially this year. So if you’re looking for something to give (or get), these...

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How to Care for Period Underwear

How to Care for Period Underwear

I am learning to love my period. What? I know! There are a few things, though, that I do not love about my period. Like having to carry around one-time-use period products, leaking through my pants, or the constant worry of “is that it?”. You, too? I feel you. That’s...

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Style Solutions

Lounge Bras and Tops Buy & Try

Lounge Bras and Tops Buy & Try

Ready to take it easy? Me, too! So when you’re lounging, streaming shows, or even working from home there are a lot of options for what to wear. One is no bra at all. I mean truly, this is always an option! But what do you wear when you don’t want to wear a bra but...

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Strapless Bras to Buy & Try

Strapless Bras to Buy & Try

One question I get a lot around here: what is the best strapless bra that actually stays up? Or how do I get my strapless bra to stay in place? I get asked about strapless bras for full busts, DD cups, petite busts, you name it. The truth is, you don’t need a bra hack...

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What is Underarm Bulge & How to Solve It

What is Underarm Bulge & How to Solve It

Sponsored by Warner's​I’ve fit MANY people for bras, and a lot comes up in the fitting room. For a lot of folks, body insecurities and worries arise. And one of the most common is “underarm bulge”. This common (and normal) issue is totally worth loving AND not...

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Underwear

Buy & Try Front Closure Bras

Buy & Try Front Closure Bras

Have you ever tried a front closure bra before? Most bras buckle in the back, but front closing bras are the second most popular option. So, why might you wear a bra with a front closure? What are front closure bras for? When should a front close bra be worn? All...

read more
Lounge Bras and Tops Buy & Try

Lounge Bras and Tops Buy & Try

Ready to take it easy? Me, too! So when you’re lounging, streaming shows, or even working from home there are a lot of options for what to wear. One is no bra at all. I mean truly, this is always an option! But what do you wear when you don’t want to wear a bra but...

read more
What is Underarm Bulge & How to Solve It

What is Underarm Bulge & How to Solve It

Sponsored by Warner's​I’ve fit MANY people for bras, and a lot comes up in the fitting room. For a lot of folks, body insecurities and worries arise. And one of the most common is “underarm bulge”. This common (and normal) issue is totally worth loving AND not...

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Bridal & Relationships

Wedding Night Lingerie Myths

Wedding Night Lingerie Myths

When it comes to what you wear on your wedding night, there are a lot of myths floating around out there. Most of them are based on tradition, and many of them are outdated. The thing is, modern weddings have become highly personalized, and that goes for the wedding...

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Bridal Bras: Longline

Bridal Bras: Longline

  Style notes: Above, I'm in a super chic apartment in the heart of Paris, wearing a strapless longline bra from Jezebel in size 32DD, thigh high Stockings from Falke, the Blue Lagoon shorty from Addiction, and a ruffle robe from Fleur't With Me. Photo by Becky...

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How to Date Yourself (Whether or Not You Have a Partner)

How to Date Yourself (Whether or Not You Have a Partner)

I have been in a committed, monogamous relationship with a wonderful man since 2006. That's over a decade, folks. When people talk about long term relationships and marriages, they often say "don't forget to keep dating each other" or "keep things fresh" or "try new...

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Lingerie Q&A

Q&A: What to Wear Underneath Sheer or White Tops

Q&A: What to Wear Underneath Sheer or White Tops

Hurray there! I'm so excited for this episode of Hurray for Lingerie Q&A! Here's what Julia had to say:  “Hey Kimmay, I was recently in a debate with a friend over what color bra we should wear under white or sheer tops. Can you settle this once and for all?” This...

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Q&A: 5 Bras for Racerback Tops

Q&A: 5 Bras for Racerback Tops

Time for another Hurray for Lingerie Q&A! This question is from Monica, who asks: “I have a lot of racerback tops and dresses and I really don’t like my boring bra straps to show. What can I do?” This is a great question! As the weather warms up, you may be...

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Q&A: How to Prevent Broken Underwires

Q&A: How to Prevent Broken Underwires

It’s time for a Hurray for Lingerie Q&A! In this series, I answer some of the most common (and interesting) questions that I get about bras, underwear, and more. If you’ve ever suffered the pain of a broken underwire stabbing you in the heart, you’re going to love...

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Mastectomy & Surgical

When to Wear a Wire-Free Bra

When to Wear a Wire-Free Bra

Whether you wear a wire-free bra or an underwire bra is your choice. Well, wearing a bra or not is also your choice if you ask me. But when it comes to going wire-free, there are a lot of questions about it. Is wearing a wire-free bra best for you? Are there certain...

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Precious says I am More Than My Numbers

Precious says I am More Than My Numbers

Meet Precious. I first met Precious at a women's event with Mama Gena in New York City. During this two day event, tears were cried, we were all dancing with joy, and hearts were poured out for each other to witness. It was a truly miraculous event, and the energy of...

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Intimates Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Intimates Gifts for Everyone on Your List

There’s a funny ad from Fruit of the Loom (from 2014 and still making its rounds) about who you should and shouldn’t gift underwear to. I somewhat agree with the ad – you probably shouldn’t give a cop who pulls you over some packaged underwear. And, I also think...

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