I love and find Tess Munster so inspiring, she empowers women to love the skin that they're in and if that's not enough she's absolutely gorgeous and full of self confidence, which I love and find so inspiring.
If you don't know who I am talking about, I suggest you Google her, she's a plus size model from America.
Now, with that out of the way... One day I saw an Instagram pic of Tess in some lingerie from Lane Bryant, the bra had these straps that sort of hugged your boobs, but higher up. I did some research and found it on a US site but could never afford it so I pushed it to the back of my mind for a while.
Then last week I happened to see the pic again (Link!) and I googled some more and found others, including one of how it looks with a vest top on (Link!). I found out it was called a cage or harness bra and started searching online for where I might find one with no success. I did see a few on sites for non plus size girls, but nothing else.
I had a sudden thought.. Maybe I could make my own! So then I searched for a DIY to see if anyone else had already had this bright idea.. turns out they had! I found this post from the gorgeous Gwen and immediately went to eBay to buy everything I needed.
A few days later and a couple of hours sewing and measuring, I had my very own gorgeous plus sized cage / harness bra! I'm not going to go into details, Gwen explains it better than I could and I pretty much did the same thing, but with two straps. I am eager to make other designs though, the possibilities are endless.
Thank you for reading!
- Love, Sophie xx
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