The loss of physical self after a mastectomy can be jarring and even traumatic. In moments like these, Pink Ribbons Boutique strives to provide a space to support, heal, and uplift survivors with post-surgery fashion clothing and accessories that fit their needs and personal style. There are many different types of fashion and accessory choices to consider.
Finding The Right Bra
Due to various circumstances, many women will opt for breast reconstruction, while others will not. Regardless of personal choice, there are many different bra options available for all stages. Pink Ribbons offers options like PurFit Adjustable breast enhancer by Amoena which allows adjustments from the beginning. We also offer pocket prosthesis and self-adhering prosthesis to correct any size or placement discrepancies. We offer bras in countless colors and styles to help you find your perfect personal look.
Many survivors suffer from temporary or permanent hair loss as well as thinning. Pink Ribbons offers a variety of wig options as well as head covers from ChemoBeanies, Hats for You, and Jon Renau. Let us help you find something that expresses your style and represents you.
The loss associated with breast cancer surgeries can feel alienating – even from your own body and fashion choices. Breast cancer fighter and survivor blogs like Leave Me Breastless provide a mountain of fashion advice and testimonials from women who are going through or have gone through the exact same thing. Many women suggested dresses as a go-to fashion choice because of their femininity, comfort, and vast amount of options. They recommended dresses that are loose, patterned, and higher fitting (if you wish to conceal scarring.)
Again, the primary goal mentioned by survivors is comfort. If you’d prefer your scars not show, one contributor says layer a loose fitting top over a tighter workout tank does the trick.
For many women, swimwear can be a struggle when considering what to wear to the beach or pool. Some decide to avoid it altogether. If you decide that you are ready for swimwear, one contributor suggests finding swim tops that allow for waterproof prosthesis to be inserted or ones that cover your shoulders for comfort and support.
What you wear is a personal choice. For breast cancer fighters and survivors, fashion choices are just as important for self-expression. For support and advice on clothing and undergarment options, visit Pink Ribbons Boutique at 716 North White Station Road in Memphis or give us a call at 901-417-6060.