Quick Index
 Adult Industry News
Search AINews Database
Type Keyword or Phrase Here
Are you TOUGH ENOUGH for Joanna Angel? EXPO 2014, August 24-27, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
   
 

Front Page
Film News
Media News
Business News
Clubs & Appearances
Law & Politics
Internet & Mobile News
Lifestyles Arts Health Charity
Letters to the Editor
Columns
Movie Spotlight Reviews
Interviews
Pornstar Pages
AINews Staff
Ad Rates
PR 101: Press Release Service

Caliente Swinger Vacations!

Brea Bennett at Twistys

August 13, 2004 12:00am
The Boob Lady of Albuquerque
Source: Albuquerque Tribune
by: Carrie Seidman

(ALBUQUERQUE, NM) -- Bra size is weighty, fitter says, cross her heart! The old saw says that seven out of 10 women in this country are wearing bras that don't fit properly.

Alyce Skinner thinks the number is probably higher than that.

She can't tell you how often she wants to run up to women she sees on the street and say to them: Please! For godsakes, please let me help you.

"I don't, but you don't know how many times I've wanted to," says the petite 66-year-old, who has been fitting women for bras at Camille's on and off for the past 22 years. "When I'm out, I'm always looking at everyone's boobs. I'm the boob lady. If they're drooping or there's a bulge on top... or when it's riding up their back, that's the worst."

What would she do? Well, exactly what Camille Snyder, the doyenne of the old-fashioned Albuquerque "foundation" shop who passed away last fall, taught her.

"No measuring," Skinner says in a raspy but confidential voice. "The measuring thing, it don't work. I just have 'em take their shirt off and I have a look."

Then she'll pull something from the back room - anything from the tiniest 32AA ("Smaller than that and you might as well not bother") to a 52I that resembles a trampoline bed and makes even Skinner and her co-worker, Merle Greivel, giggle.

"My husband used to say, 'Where do they make those things? Garcia's Tents?'" says Skinner, who was widowed in the late '90s after almost 50 years of marriage.

To take the weight off her shoulders, an underwire is necessary for the heavy-busted woman, she says. And there are lots of those around.

"The young people today!" Skinner says breathlessly. "They're getting bigger. You see many 42s and up nowadays.

"Me? I'm a 34D."

Most women wear bras that are too small, Skinner thinks, which is why they are often so relieved to shed their undergarment at the end of the day.

"They'll be wearing a B and they need a D," she says. "I had a woman come in here wearing a 34B, and I put her in a 34D and it was perfect. She walked out the door all proud: 'I'm a D!'"

Increasing breast size is not the only change Skinner has noted over the years. She's grateful the "Madonna pointy cone-shape" look that was popular in the singer's youth has passed. And that god-awful period of bralessness in the '60s.

[For the rest of the story follow the link below.]

Are you TOUGH ENOUGH for Joanna Angel?

Related Stories

Related Sites - WARNING! Graphic Content

Casey Cumz 01

See BiBi Jones at Digital Playground

Top Stories

Farrah Abraham at Hustler Hollywood

Sex Workshop Hustler San Diego

Halloween Art Show

O Awards Pre-Noms Open

Trophy Girl Casting Call

Cum in Me Baby 4

More Phoenix Mainstream

BoodiGo Partners PornGuardian

BoodiGo Supports ASACP

BoodiGo Blocks Child Porn

Boodigo Adult Search Engine

AVN Show Discounts End Today

Inside The Industry 10/08/2014

Amber Lynn at Wasteland

Nikki's Fit as Phoenix

Vivid Extends Patrick Hosting

Fake Test Results

Angelyne on Amber Lynn's RNSU

Red Cardinal Wraps Betrothed

Siri Wins Round 2

J.Lo Doc Johnson Offer

Stripclub Microbrewery on CNN

Father's Day ~ Reviewer Rated

Our Father ~ Reviewer Rated

Nikki Phoenix Album Released

Passport to Hustler Event

Fox News Wasteland

Asianmodelpalooza 14

Nikki Phoenix Appearances

Nikki Phoenix Karaoke XXX

Nina Elle Retains Star Factory

Tasha Reign Grads UCLA

Tera Patrick Hosts Vivid Radio

It's Just Work

Traci Bryant Goes Legal

CET Free Panel Month

Miss LA Karaoke XXX

Freedom Acres Location

Summer Lovers

Nikki Delano at Centerfolds

Karen Summer Returns

Advertise on AINews

Cytherea Auctions Fan Scene

Entertainment is Entertainment is Entertainment

More
Stories From

Lifestyles Arts Health Charity

Halloween Art Show

Sex Workshop Hustler San Diego

Fake Test Results

CET Free Panel Month

TTS Welcomes Bobi & Jen

Cutting Edge Changes Staff

Next Day Test in LV

Condomless Sex

Fetish Con Dates

Gloria Leonard Memorial

Valentine's Tips

Kinky Valentine Cards

Dammit He's Dead

Death at Bunny Ranch

Sara Jay not Dead

Glory Stories Batts Fundraiser

Daisy Marie hosts Philippines Relief

Fairvilla Movember Bash

Nadia Night Back From Rehab

Altar dedicated to Guccione

Alex Gonz Hep C Statement

CSC Preserves AIDS Poster

Bible Study with Kurt Lockwood

CineKink Screens at BedFEST

Shibari Speaks at Woodhull

Baci Launches Halloween Contest

ASACP to London XBIZ EU

Wicked Heads AIDS Walk

Yahshua Seeks Help

Alesia Pleasure at Bare Bowling

LATATA Hep C Statement

Bare Bowling is Back

LATATA Advises Performers

drake Leads AIDS Walk

CineKink in Oakland

CineKink Kicks Off

Vice is Nice Charity Event

CineKink 2013 Tour Dates

Simone Takes Art World

Sandau Scholarship Fund Established

1000 Bras to Tornado Victims

Paris Kennedy Sanctuary Sessions

CatalystCon West Pre-Con Events

Wrestle Erotica Celebrity Fundraiser

Sexploitation Documentary

CET Screens for Hep

Rockstar Mayhem Festival Update

Priya Rai Retirement, Engagement

Superman Super Show

Monet Helps Hurricane Victims

Deep Throat Sex Scandal Movie

Ropes with Julie Simone

Gamelink to Senator Robert Ford

CatalystCon Speakers, Sponsors

Bondage Ball Hollywood

Sportsheets at Pride Event

Toga Lifestyle Party

Domcon LA This Week

Kurt Lockwood at Ice House

2013 Masturbate-a-Thon

Angel Sponsors AIDS Research

     
Copyright © 1998 - 2014 Adult Industry News (AINews.com)
All materials constituting text, articles, press releases, stories, columns, photographs, graphics, and code on the AINews.com domain are protected by copyright, and either owned by Adult Industry News (AINews.com), or reproduced with permission from other copyright owners. It may be downloaded and printed for personal reference, but not otherwise copied, altered in any way, or transmitted to others, without the written permission of Adult Industry News (AINews.com).