Skip to comments.Can't afford real fakes? Bra offers illusion of gel-filled sacs (good invention alert)
Posted on 05/06/2005 6:14:39 PM PDT by pissant
There are dozens of bras on the market that promise to make their wearers look curvier, shapelier or bigger in the bosom.
But now there's a bra that promises to make women look like they've had plastic surgery.
The Evolution bra is aimed at "women who lust after the look of cosmetic breast implants," according to Brastraps Inc., a Florida-based company that introduced the new bra on Friday. The Evolution features a sculpted, graduated cup "specially designed to mimic the appearance of cosmetic breast implants."
With hundreds of thousands of American women undergoing breast-enhancement surgery each year, Brastraps believes it's time to take a fresh look at cleavage.
"To be honest, the new standard for women is to be cosmetically enhanced, or to at least feel that's what you look like," company spokeswoman Michelle Soudry said. "It's a completely new ideal from what we've seen before, and this is a company that is catering to that."
There's no question that cosmetic surgery has exploded in popularity. There were more than 2.1 million cosmetic surgeries nationwide in 2004, an increase of 118 percent since 1997, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and surgical makeover shows are among the most popular "reality shows" on television.
The fastest-growing category of surgery is breast enlargements, which more than tripled to about 334,000 operations last year, ranking second only to liposuction as the most popular cosmetic surgery.
With the average breast enlargement costing about $3,400, a $44 bra that gives the same effect might appeal to consumers, Minneapolis marketing consultant Mary Van Note said.
"It's kind of a nice piece of puffery," said Van Note, a partner in the firm Red. "It implies something that they really don't have to prove. So if I was interested in that, I would go check
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Here's one for the guys :-D
Just tape a kielbasa and be done with it! ;o)
Italians will go with salami!
Latest "gotta have it" PING
OK, so a gal wears one of these new contraptions that make her look like a double-D, but she's really a double-A. Won't he notice when...ah...push comes to shove? Or are women supposed to keeep these bras on during intimate moments?
turn out the lights and leave the bra on, I'm guessin'
My water bra sprung a leak....
Did it deflate the male interest?
Wow. That thing works pretty good!
nope, it happened when I accidentlly put it thru the wash & dryer....it lasted several years before this hapened.
Speaking of "scaring," I'm thinkin' Lorena Bobbit after that shot :^$
Aw hell yeah.
Did you hear the story about the dyslexic who walked into a bra?
I didn't either, but I'm guessing there was a happy ending...
Pissant, the one thing I'd love to know is, where do you find this stuff?!
Are those ballzongas?
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