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How Miss Monroes Set Me Free

How Miss Monroes Set Me Free

Designing Miss Monroes not only saved my thighs, they actually saved me too. They helped me find my way from body hate to acceptance and find my self confidence!
I was so stuck in my head of constant anxiety and pain about how ugly and fat I looked to everyone and how judged I felt when people looked at me.
I was trapped by my own thoughts of self hate. I worked hard to break this cycle and tried so many methods. I looked for the quick fixes and of course tried every diet and exercise trend to be thin so I could be happy! None of this worked long term. Finally I looked within. Yes, as frustrating as that sounds, it was the answer for me. I discovered, I needed to look at WHY I felt so much hate for my body, and It was pointed out that perhaps "I" was being the harshest judge of all. It meant looking at what created the hate.
The hate for my shape and size started with being teased, and being held to impossible standards brought on by what the latest teenage magazine had dubbed as beautiful - these expectations were then held up by the girls at school, who would only let you in their 'group' if you were a certain weight and boys would only go out with you if you had a certain thigh circumference and parents that didn't want to have an overweight kid they could be judged for.
It took courage, but, looking at all these reasons and reading about others who had gone through similar situations, I could see that all these years later, I was still blaming the girls at school, those silly boys and my parents. I realised I had given my power away to others. So little by little I learnt to take my power back.
 
I started to be kinder to my body. I spoke to the parts I hated the most, finding positives about each part. Even if it was as simple as praising the smoothness of my skin or the power of my legs that made my dancing so graceful or the femininity of my soft rounded belly. The kinder I was, the easier it became to believe it.  I also worked with a very specific Kinesiologist to help me heal the deeper traumas and learnt that the key to my healing was never giving up on myself.
I then learnt everything I could about dressing for my shape as it was! (not after I "lost weight"), but right now. This changed everything! Wearing dresses that suited and flattered my current curvy shape made me feel beautiful for the first time! Practising kindness towards my body and dressing my body so I felt beautiful, made me feel special, which made it easier to love my body.
There's so much more to this story, which I will reveal in future posts, but for today... designing Miss Monroes for myself was so I could make my thighs feel more beautiful under my dresses whilst preventing thigh chafe.
After a while, I realised I'd gone several weeks without the anxiety and pain of being trapped in my head of body hate thoughts and feeling judged by others! I was FREE! I didn't spend every moment worrying about what others thought of my body and giving away my power. Instead I felt like empowering myself and others to feel free and learn body kindness. So now my thighs are repaying me for my kindness to them. I am so grateful to my body. It is unique, it's beautiful and it's mine.
Loving yourself (by being you, flawesome as you are) sets you free.
You don't need to BE anything or DO anything to love yourself, just accept yourself as you are, Right. Now! (even if you accept your pinky finger for being so pinky - that's a start).
If you are suffering from body hate and want to know more about how I helped myself out of that space, I'd love to hear from you.
info@missmonroes.com.au



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Sizing Chart

 

 

  

Size Guide
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SIZING:

Miss Monroes, Lingerie for Thighs are designed to fit comfortable and snug, without the pressure of slim wear. 

  • The 4 way stretch of this high tech breathable fabric means that it will stretch with your body. 
  • The gorgeous lace trim on the leg should hug your thigh to keep them in place and not pinch or be too tight.
  • There may be slight differences in the stretchiness of each type of lace trim.  If you feel your thigh shape needs a little extra room, go up a size.**   : )
**If you are unsure, buy the next size up and if it’s not right,
we are happy to exchange or refund (check our refund policy here).

If you are in between sizes follow this table:
For best results, select the size range you are closest too. 
  • For example if you are in between sizes 14 and 16, yet closer to 16, select size 16-18. (Remember size is just a number!)
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  • In between size 14-16, but you are closer to a size 14? (choose Size 12-14) 
  • If you are truly in-between sizes (e.g. size 11) then use your judgement on whether you think you need a little more give around the leg and lace trim... and select the next size up or down accordingly.

PLUS SIZING?
 At the moment, our
 sizes are based on Australian Standard sizing and don't yet have the specific plus+ sizing applied, so will run smaller than plus sizes. 
I can understand your concern ladies, I would hate to invest in quality lingerie and not have it do the job! Especially from a fellow luscious thighed sister I know the pain! Rest assured Lingerie For Thighs cater to all body shapes and sizes and we also understand that everyone's fit and body shape will be different.  If you would like to try before you buy, you are more than welcome to come and try for yourself at the markets we visit several times a year (join our Facebook page for posts about these events). Or take the plunge and purchase a pair to try on at home and if you need to adjust the size or return them, I offer a 30 day return policy!
You can also contact me to ask specific questions at info@missmonroes.com.au.

Waist Rise: 

There are two waist rise options for preference and comfort (Low and Mid Rise).
Please check the image of our models above to help you compare waist rises,
then refer to the chart for waist measurements.

Leg Length:
The longer length sits approx. mid thigh (on a taller frame) 
and just below mid thigh (on a petite frame).

If in doubt and you want maximum coverage for thigh chafing,
start with our mid thigh length.

Mid Leg
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Is approx. 18cm from inseam. (Measure from the top of the inside leg at crotch).
Note: This differs slightly on each body shape.
Short Leg:
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Need a longer or shorter length? Need a higher waist? 

Please let us know using our contact us page…. your request counts!  
We will release these styles sooner if we get enough interest. :)