Quick Index
 Adult Industry News
Search AINews Database
Type Keyword or Phrase Here
Advertise with AINews Pornography feminists unshackle their desires and celebrate their sexuality in the patriarchal world

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

Porn for GEEKS! Meet me & my friends!

Club Jessica Jaymes - Official Website

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.]

Advertise with AINews

Related Stories

Related Sites - WARNING! Graphic Content



Top Stories

MWA: 02/18/2018

Misty Stone Goes Mainstream

Black Loads Matter

Alexis Amore to Hall of Fame

Baumgartners Wins Best Polyamory

Ryder Wins Best Screenplay

PPK = Porn Party Karaoke

Losers Never Get Laid ~ Reviewer Rated

Pornstar Signature Series

LewdWork Adult Job Board

Scott Taylor Interview

MWA: 01/16/18

Happy New Year 2018

MWA: 12/26/17

MWA: 12/21/17

2018 AVN Awards Nominees

MWA: 12/16/17

MWA: 12/10/17

MWA: 12/09/17

A Season for Hope

MWA: 12/06/17

MWA: 12/05/17

Gonzo with Eddie Powell

Guild Demands New HIV Testing!

ED Award Winners

MWA: 11/07/17

Burlesque Documentary

Farrah Abraham Fired for Porn Return

Heaven and Hell 2017

Stories From

Lifestyles Arts Health Charity

Happy New Year 2018

A Season for Hope

Guild Demands New HIV Testing!

Help Heal Rhiannon

Bill Margold Memorial Fund

Take Care and Care Take

Bill Margold Memorial (UPDATED)

Bill Margold Died

TTS Discount at LV Office

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

Happy Xanukkah, Merry XXXmas

Rodney Moore Covers Glen Campbell Song

DomCon New Orleans

APAG Support Group

Elizabeth Starr May Lose Breasts

Sheri's Ranch Joint Venture

CineKink Oakland 9/8

Skirt Club Party

Sex Workers Anthem

Fetish Con Party Schedule

Nadia Ali Interview

Freedom Acres Party

Porn Star by Herschel Savage

CatalystCon Sessions, Speakers

Naughty Massage

Ocean News from Lexi Love

Happy New Year 2016!

See Jack Napier

Merry XXXmas, Happy Xanukkah

Calvert Joins Gamelink

Richelle Ryan Naked Yoga

Sheri's Ranch Views Prostitutes

Candida Royalle Passes

Cleopatra Dead

Danger Builds Darth Vibrader

Vice is Nice Event

D Wise Fights for Life

Freedom Acres Anniversary Party

Girlfriends Celebrates Caitlyn Jenner

Welcome 2015!

Actress as an Artist

Merry XXXmas, Happy Xanukkah

Pushed Into the Corner

Bright Lights, Lonely Nights

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

Copyright © 1998 - 2018 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).