Lingerie company brings a touch of femininity to cancer survivors

first_imgLinkedin Limerick on Covid watch list NewsBusinessLingerie company brings a touch of femininity to cancer survivorsBy Bernie English – October 15, 2018 1170 Previous articleAnother national award for Analog DevicesNext articleLeona’s 12 steps to survival Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Email Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Ann & Steve Talk Stuff | Episode 29 | Levelling Up Printcenter_img TAGSbusinessLimerick City and CountyNews Advertisement Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Exercise With Oxygen Training at Ultimate Health Clinic Gavin Duffy presenting the All-Star accrediation to Kate and Pauline Conway of Bravelle Specialist Lingerie at the All-Ireland Business Summit.A LIMERICK lingerie business which specialises in making post-mastectomy women enjoy wearing beautiful underwear again has just celebrated its 13th year in business.Based in Ballyneety, Bravelle specialises in bras, swimwear and breast prostheses for breast cancer survivors.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The company was founded by Pauline Conway following her own breast cancer surgery and subsequent difficulties in finding suitable post-mastectomy bras. Her experience has allowed her to create a business supplying lingerie previously unavailable in Ireland.Today Bravelle is run by Pauline and her daughter Kate, who are both fully trained as professional prosthesis fitters. Pauline says she is dedicated to assisting customers in recovering their femininity after breast cancer surgery.“It’s truly rewarding to see women leave Bravelle with a renewed sense of confidence.“We reject the notion that post-mastectomy underwear has to be drab or outdated. We invest in mid-season collections from cutting-edge designers, as well as everyday lingerie essentials,” she told the Limerick Post.Both full and partial prostheses are available at the boutique and lingerie and swimwear have pockets to accommodate them. Earlier this year, the company achieved international recognition when leading lights in Irish Business descended on Croke Park for the fourth annual All-Ireland Business Summit.The Business All-Stars competition final was one of the key elements of the summit. The annual competition aims to identify, recognise and accredit Irish companies and individuals that have distinguished themselves in the conduct of their business.Bravelle business manager Kate Conway said that achieving All-Stars accreditation was a great source of pride for the company and they looked forward to exceeding the standards set by the All-Star programme. WhatsApp Limerick businesses urged to accept Irish Business Design Challenge last_img