Bra Tenders has been supporting, sculpting, smoothing and shaping the heavenly bodies on Broadway stages for over three decades.
Our five-star, award-winning personal service helps women find foundation garments that fit and flatter, and uplift the body and soul. It’s our sincere vow to help you find the undergarments you need to look and feel your best—whether you’re performing in a brand new show, getting married, doing a headstand in yoga, or simply walking down the street.
On the theatrical end, we help costume and wardrobe designers bring their vision to life. Our job is to make their lives easier – whether navigating strict wardrobe budgets or working within tight timelines. Bra*Tenders knows what women need and want. Our mission is to empower women to look and feel beautiful and confident, and to love, accept and embrace their unique beauty.
-Lori Kaplan, Founder
Fairy Bra Mothers
Born with an altruistic personality, and innate desire to make the world a better place, Lori has been uplifting womankind, one Bra at a time, for over 40 years. Lori has an MS degree in Organizational Behavior, and a Ph.D. in underwear. Bra Tenders is go-to for all manner of skintimate apparel for the entertainment and performing arts industry.
“My mission is to empower women to embrace their bodies and love themselves, and accept the muffin tops and belly bulges as parts of a beautiful and unique whole.”
For the past decade Angela has worked as the General Manager to tirelessly ensure the success of Bra Tenders, and guarantee the personal satisfaction of its customers. Working with both private individuals and the theatrical world, she is known and trusted as the woman who can make the seemingly impossible happen.
“I love what I do. Everyday I come to work and help women of all shapes and sizes understand how beautiful they are.”
Carmen has lived in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for most of her life, and has worked in retail since she was nineteen years old. She began working at Bra Tenders in 2003. As a stock specialist, she has pulled all the undergarments to help the luminaries on Broadway look their best.
“I feel blessed knowing that all my hard work and dedication has paid off to help such prestigious and famous shows. Bra Tenders is my second home. This is a place of strong women. We are a family. Through the years of great success, and as a team, we impact men and women’s lives for the better.”
A fashion merchandising graduate from Brooks College, Long Beach, California, Cristal has been fitting at Bra Tenders since 2009. She considers it a great privilege to work in this industry.
“With every appointment, I get the opportunity to impact someone’s life. Sometimes it’s a good therapy session while getting a bra fitting. Knowing your body, loving yourself, and looking good is my goal for all our clients to walk away with.”
Although new to the Bra Tenders world, Rebecca is no stranger to working within the entertainment industry. While earning her Master’s, she worked on professional sets of many of today’s hit films and television shows, gaining the grit needed to effectively manage the fast-paced and customer oriented company that is Bra Tenders. She is dedicated to ensuring the success of her peers and the satisfaction of her customers.
“The best part about working for Bra Tenders is having the opportunity to help women feel comfortable in their own bodies. I feel privileged to work amongst those looking to make a positive impact on the lives of others.”
A veteran of the United States Navy, Vera has been doing professional fittings for the past seven years and has been working in the retail industry for even longer. Her experience and knowledge are invaluable to the staff and customers of Bra Tenders.
“Working with women has been an awakening experience on how we beat ourselves up about what society deems as the norm for body image. It has raised my awareness and respect for the survivors of breast cancer.”
A veteran of the profession, Eddy has been helping women for over three decades. Eddy also assist in the operations of Bra Tenders and has a deep understanding of trends in the industry.
“I have met the most wonderful and interesting women in this profession. Young, Old, Wives, Mothers, Daughters, Nieces, Aunts, Grandmothers, Celebrities, High-Powered Women. Each and everyone all amazing in their own right. All enriching my life through connecting with them, even for just a few moments.”
Bra Tenders is the proud guardian of our resident feline, Phineas. If you have allergies, please take the necessary precautions before coming to your appointment.