My lingerie & Me

Guidelines: wearing and choosing your products

Our choice of lingerie is defined by our style, our body shape, our mood and our desires. However, in addition, here are a few tips to make sure you are wearing your lingerie properly and enhancing your figure under every circumstance...
Lingerie is the starting point of each day, of each evening, of an emotion, of our appearance.

1. How to adjust your bra


The most important element of comfort is wearing a suitable bra that is well positioned. It must be the correct size for an impeccable fit.
The bra should lay horizontally the back. Neither too tight, nor too loose. The straps should be well adjusted in order to ensure perfect support and comfort.
The back band should extend from the underwire and lay parallel to the floor.
If the back band rides up, the bust will tend to pull downwards and you will no longer feel supported.
The separator should lie flat against the breastbone and you should not be able to pull it out and away from your body.
To avoid discomfort from the underwires, they should be positioned around the breast, not on it.

As Madame Pérèle often said, "the best bra is the one you forget you are wearing."
By following these tips, you can wear your Simone Pérèle with perfection and be comfortable and confident all day long.



2. How to choose your smaller cup bra


It is not always easy to find a suitable bra for a "smaller" bust (A and B cups). Yet in truth there are many shapes available that suit these cup sizes. It's all a matter of choice… follow our guide!
There are several options:

- You would like to increase the volume of your bust:

The push-up bra would be an ideal choice for you. Volume is increased thanks to its construction and the use of padded cups (progressive padding) or removable pads. The push-up is ideal for wearing with plunging necklines and boasting your fuller cleavage!

- You assume your small chest and don't wish to add any volume:

Triangle bras are perfect for you! A soft, fashionable choice that is often found in a lingerie drawer. Triangle bras hug the natural shape of the bust and are very comfortable.
They are often designed to highlight beautiful fabrics such as lace and worn under a blouse or a top that shows the strap or gives a glimpse of the bra itself.
Forget which size you are, your décolleté is embellished with beautiful fabrics and a dizzying neckline !


3. How to choose a bra with a larger cup


Are you among the women who have a generous bust and who, occasionally, can suffer from back problems? Who cannot easily find lingerie that brings both comfort and elegance without hurtful straps that cut into your shoulders?
Simone Pérèle can offer you a selection of bras that will reconcile you with your lingerie!
They take into account the special traits of a generous bust by having:

  • A strap width in line with the bust's volume: not too fine as to cut into the shoulder and with elasticity for optimum comfort. Their adjustment is very important; don't forget to tighten them to balance the weight of the bust against your back. 
  • An elastic back meaning the material remains in place whatever your movements and allows for perfect support.

Depending on your needs, you can choose between two product types:
Reassuring: opaque and lined, they veil the nipple. The most adapted bra types are mostly underwired and moulded.
Transparency: more 'sensual', revealing products. Full bust, half cup bras in dentelle or tulle will be more suited to you.

Whichever your choice, make sure your bra is perfectly worn.
The separator (between the cups) should be tight against the breastbone for best comfort.
The underwire should hug the contour of the breast and be placed underneath it. All of the breast should be held within the bra cup - make sure you are not spilling out of the sides or the front!
Finally, when trying on a bra, be aware of your posture. Even if a generous bust can be heavy, stand up straight while trying on the bra to find your perfect fit.


4. How to choose your bridal lingerie


The big day is almost here, you finally have THE dress of your dreams, but you still don't know what to wear under it.
Don't panic! There are several styles, shapes and colours to help you to shine during your big day! Let us guide you…
Firstly, the bustier: a typical bridal lingerie that can be simple or intricately crafted and adapts to all dress styles.

Next there is the strapless bra: perfect under a strapless dress. When well placed, its support is fully assured and you can enjoy your day with no thought to keeping either it or your dress in place.
There is also the push-up bra which gives maximum volume to smaller busts and is perfect under a dress with straps/shoulders or with a low-cut neckline.
The soft cup triangle bra can give you a more natural bust, conserving your existing volume.
And finally, the garter; a must for many brides, it can accompany any dress style and its little blue ribbon will bring you luck!

As for panties, shorties- briefs, tangas, thongs and suspender belts- will meet all of your needs; it all depends on your desire for the big day - or night…
You can choose between beautiful white and ivory or skin coloured lingerie that will disappear under your clothes.
Materials are equally as varied: satin, tulle, lace, guipure… you will be spoiled for choice when choosing your unique finery that will accompany you on your special day.
You will inevitably find your irresistible lingerie in this selection!

We wish you a very  HAPPY WEDDING DAY !