Q & A

Have questions about lingerie, bras, panties, sports bras, swimwear, shapewear, hosiery, activewear, plus-size socks, or more? Then you’ve come to the right place because we’ve got answers! Tomima Edmark, our founder, is an expert in these subjects and she has taken our most frequently asked questions and answered them in these posts. At HerRoom we make shopping for lingerie easy! 

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Making Sense Out of All the Bra Cup Sizes

Let me just state up front that if you wear a D cup size bra or smaller, you can ignore this posting - you won’t know what I’m talking about. IF, however, you’re bigger than a D, read on - I’m finally going to explain to you why you think different bra brands don’t...

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So, What's the Difference between "Full Figure" and "Plus Size"?

The terms “full figure” and “plus size” have been in the lingerie lexicon since the beginning. They’re frequently mentioned and used interchangeably so often that many consider them synonymous. Well, they aren’t. That’s right, there is a difference between the two terms; you can be full figured without being plus sized. Let me explain.

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How to Measure for Your Bra Size

How to Measure for Your Bra Size
Here’s the truth – there is no exact measuring system when it comes to figuring out your proper bra size. Now, I appreciate that this is a rather provocative statement, but after 8 years of helping women find their correct bra size, invariably the tape measure is abandoned, and in its place is a conversation about what’s not right about their current size.

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How Not To Look Old

Are you over 30? 40? 50? 60? Treat yourself to How Not to Look Old, by Charla Krupp. This hot new book has the kind of sensible advice even the style-cynic can take to heart. Fave chapter? "Learn to Love Shapewear." If you think today's shapewear is only for the...

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Panties to the Rescue

Around here, we extol the virtues of this panty style or that--they're sexy, they're smoothing, they're comfy. According to this article on CNN, panties (the larger, the better) should probably be in every home's emergency kit.

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NY Mag's Guide to Bras–It's a Jungle Out There

New York Magazine, known for its coverage of politics, culture, and most things urban, devoted a 4-page spread in last week's issue to .... tah... dah...... the bra. Including an historical timeline and articles on the 'mechanics,' care, etc, the article didn't tell...

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A Man's Guide to Buying Lingerie

Guys--we understand. You'd love to buy her something sexy and luxurious, but walking into a lingerie shop is right up there with getting a cavity drilled or singing "Feelings" at a karaoke party. Even a phone order is hard--how do you explain over the phone (without...

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Flying Your Colors

We only have one question - was it a "convertible bra"?"A teenager who put her bra on a car antenna before it flew off and led to a highway accident will be charged with littering, a prosecutor said. Emily Davis, 17, of Bowling Green, told investigators she took her...

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How To Put On A Bra

How To Put On A Bra 101 - We have some somewhat less dangerous ways to put on a bra in our "Bra Fitting" section.

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Techno Femmes

Just because we wear bras and might be considered girly by some, doesn't mean we can't avail ourselves of technology. So now we're on Technorati and everything. Technorati Profile

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