Knowing that you need a bra and not being able to find your size is very disappointing. But you are one of the very many lucky women if you know of the company EnVie from England. They pride themselves on having something to fit any woman, big or small, because their specialty is making unusual sizes that are not readily found elsewhere.
A family run business for over ten years, Jane Mills, the owner, has over twenty years experience in the lingerie industry. In addition to their own handmade lingerie, the company also offers lingerie and swimwear from other name labels that offer odd sizing. Many of the 2008 lingerie and swimwear collections are now available on the EnVie website.
The outstanding feature about this company, that caught my eye, was the fact that they sell hundreds of different laces by the meter for custom made pieces. The customer chooses the lace that she likes and the designers start sewing. This is ideal for matching other pieces or finding the perfect colour to wear under a particular garment.
Customer service seems to be paramount with EnVie as the company offers specialty services such as converting bras that are now too small, cutting patterns to remake a bra that has been discontinued by the manufacturer, offering phone orders, website help and in shop orders as well. Personal one-on-one appointments are also encouraged. Some of the labels carried by EnVie: Panache, Playtex, Anita, Ultimo…