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My Corset Craze

I’m not even sure how I got on the email list, but there it was again — another message in my inbox from “that corset store,” complete with up-close photos of gorgeous gals spilling out of satin corsets laced…

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Find Your Uplifting Tribe

It was only the second time I had seen my friend since we had both given birth. We carried our daughters in front-packs, walking through the shopping plaza on Kauai in Hawaii, conversing about how much our lives had…


Donate a bra, celebrate #GivingTuesday

Imagine not being able to afford a simple necessity, like a bra. The impact to donating your old bras can be monumental in the lives of women who lack basic undergarments that we take for granted. Celebrate #GivingTuesday and…

It's what's underneath
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It’s Whats Underneath that Counts

True confession: I’m a matching-underwear fanatic. It’s a little out of control, but I have it down to a science. When I shop for underwear, I look for a color I like first, and then a cut and fabric,…

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Cold Plaster

When I was young and crazy and living in San Francisco, I met a man with a beautiful Italian accent, a mane of dark hair, and an annoying clove cigarette habit. He called himself a sculptor. We will call…

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Season of Gratitude

A friend of mine keeps a gratitude journal. In it, as her only concrete reminder of the day, half daily diary, half meditation, she lists three things she’s grateful for, every single day. I find this a nice idea.…

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Donate A Bra, Support A Woman In Need.

Do you have extra gently used bras that no longer fit? Your old bra could benefit women and girls in desperate need, and help the environment.  The Bra Recyclers is a leading bra recycling company that has partnered with…

Be Fully You My Story Evelyn
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My #BeFullyYou Story: Evelyn

We asked women to share stories about that moment something inside them changed and they made the decision to be fully themselves.  Share your stories with us at [email protected] or by tagging us on Instagram @hipsandcurves using the hashtag #BeFullyYou A moment for…

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Alicia Machado’s Lesson for Us All

Encouraging body positivity is what we do here at Hips & Curves. We don’t usually get involved with politics. Frankly, we don’t think our bodies should be used as political talking points at all. We’re talking about Alicia Machado, folks. We’re talking…