Bratenders, a highly unique bra boutique will play the role of “host” in Bra La Mode’s Debut Intimate Affair on Sunday, January 29, 2012 from noon to 4pm. The in-store bra fit event will provide women of all ages, shapes, and sizes the opportunity to receive a free bra fitting as well as education on the importance of a proper fit courtesy of Bra*Tenders. Various designers, authors, photographers, and “Bra-lebrities” will also be on hand to showcase everything from newly released books to the classic white work shirt. Attendees will snack on champagne and cupcakes while they mix and mingle with the hottest lingerie professionals in the New York area. The event is sponsored in collaboration with the world- renowned French lingerie brand, Chantelle Paris, and in association with the leading lingerie trade publication, The Lingerie Journal.
The event will include a trunk show by Darlene Campbell of the full-busted clothing company Campbell and Kate. Darlene will be showcasing her innovative“CEO Shirt for the D.E.F. Woman” which ensures that all women can own a classic white shirt that fits them beautifully all over. Author and bra-fit expert Ali Cudby will be signing copies of her recently released book “Busted: The Fab Foundations Guide to Bras that Fit, Flatter and Feel Fantastic.” Professional photographer Michael Steele who is known for “capturing the female form” will be snapping candid shots of guests enjoying the soiree. Guests will be treated to champagne and cupcakes courtesy of M Squared Sweet and Chic Treats. All sponsors of the event have generously contributed product for giveaways and/or gifts with purchase.
The highlight of the Intimate Affair will be the raffle for a Grand Prize basket that is estimated as having a value of over $600. Contributors to the raffle prize include Bra La Mode, Chantelle Paris, The Lingerie Journal, Campbell and Kate, author Ali Cudby, Ann Deal of Fashion Forms, international intimate apparel brand Anita, photographer Michael Steele, and “Bra-lebrity” Jene’ Luciani. Additional sponsors of the event include the wholesale buying platform Monkey N Middle and guitarist Alan Brace. All guests at the event will receive one entry into the raffle and guests that make a purchase of a bra at the event will receive a second entry into the raffle. Attendees can purchase a third entry for the raffle by donating to pediatric rehabilitation at a prominent NYC medical center, supporting the non-profit Intimate Apparel Square Club and their fundraising efforts.
Guests are encouraged to RSVP for the Intimate Affair at: www.bralamode.eventbrite.com