A Peterborough woman has taken the plunge
by launching a new internet service to help larger ladies buy their
www.double-d.com fills a gap left by the
high street retailers, providing a full range of cup sizes from B to J
and back sizes 30 to 56.
Linda Parrish-Smith has also pledged to
donate 50p per order to breast cancer research charities, with a
further £10 donated from any order worth more than £150. She said:
"Breast cancer is obviously very important. Itís such a
dreadful disease that affects so many people and I wanted to do
something to help."
The benefit of on-line shopping also
means that they never close, allowing busy women to order at a time
that suits themselves.
The men in their lives also have a way of
shopping for them, in comfort and with no embarrassment.
www.double-d.com stocks a huge range of
colours and brands, with Chantelle, Charnos, Exquisite Form, Fantasie,
Freya, Pastunette, Rigby & Peller, Silhoutte, Sloggi, Triumph and
Ulla Dessous all available.
Linda added: "I saw a gap in the
market two or three years ago, whilst buying lingerie for a department
"High street retailers don't stock a
full range of sizes because, locally, the market is often very limited
for the larger cup and back sizes, so the internet is an ideal way of
reaching this dispersed audience."
The website also includes news and
articles about lingerie and fashion, a breast awareness guide and
details of the charities the company supports.