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"It's like your house. If you don't fix your roof, and clean the gutters, and wash the windows, pretty soon you're going to be living in a dump. So it's maintenance. And you know what they say: after 40, it's patch, patch, patch!"    Bette Midler on taking care of herself.   “I don’t have an appointment but they said you would help me anyway.”  She  breezed by the bra bar with a flourish of her hand, while simultaneously shrugging her compact body out of her jacket, and unwrapping her neck from a swath of shimmering silk.     I remained seated at...

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In 2002 we worked with the design team for the highly anticipated remake of  the movie, The Stepford Wives, starring Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler and Glenn Close in the female leads.  Kidman played a reality television executive who suffers a total meltdown, and runs to hide in the suburbs to avoid the fallout from a desperate contestant shooting up the audience because reality TV wrecked his life.  Matthew Broderick, still on fire from his role as Leo Bloom in the record breaking, 12 Tony Award winning production of The Producers on Broadway, (BraTenders first major musical) is the hero who...

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“Lori? I’m on the phone with a woman making an appointment for a Gloria Steinem. Do you know who she is? They asked for you. Do you want to work with her, or should I book it with Cristal?”

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Glossies came in a multitude of fashion colors every season, and as a young, 34D myself, this bra was a world apart from the Playtex contraptions I knew and hated.  I spent a good chunk of my paycheck buying more colors of bras for myself.  Sami would often make me sheer outfits, under which I had the perfect color bra.  The tan colored glossies became invisible, and disappeared altogether, under the vintage dresses I combed the flea markets for, and loved to wear.   I had several cheap dresses that Sami embellished with rhinestones, or fringe, or sequins or jet beads, turning my flea market find into a one of a kind couture garment.

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Gypsy, Mama Rose, Patti LuPone, show bra -

how do you tell a celebrity she needs a better bra?

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