One of my favorite things to do in Burlington is stroll down Church St. Since moving here last June, my family and I have spent quite a lot of time doing just that, but I have to say my favorite way to stroll down Church St. is by myself. I love when my husband gives me some time for myself and I can spend time shopping and walking through stores without having to worry about keeping track of a toddler.
While there are quite a few stores that I love on Church St, I was VERY excited to see a new, local lingerie shop pop up (what literally felt like overnight!). Aristelle opened it’s doors in February, taking over the “Life is Good” store front. Andrea and her team have created a beautiful store that possesses the feel of a European boutique. Everywhere you look there is beauty; from the lingerie itself to the stunning decor.
I had been dying to get into the store without my little one in toe, so I was ecstatic when Andrea, the owner of Aristelle and a local momma herself, offered to host a private fitting for some of us blog ladies!
Shannon, Christin, and myself were given the VIP treatment from Andrea and her staff. We got to sip on wine and sparkling water, eat some delicious cookies, and be personally fitted for bras and lingerie that fit our current life situations (pregnant, nursing, done having kids, etc). We had an AMAZING time with these ladies and all walked away with a bag full of goodies that we couldn’t resist.
Aristelle states that they “do more than just solve bra fitting problems, we make bra shopping a relaxing and fun experience”, and I definitely found this to be true. I’ve had a few awkward bra fitting experiences before, but Andrea and her team put me right at ease as they helped me figure out my correct size and what nursing items might work for me. Nothing awkward or uncomfortable about it!
I also loved that they had a large variety of sizes. Being a larger chested woman, it can be hard to find the right size in things that are still pretty and feminine. That is not a problem at Aristelle where they have over 100 different bra sizes ranging from an A to L cup and 28” to 50” band. They truly do embrace the variety of shapes, sizes and preferences out there and have something for every body type.
I personally loved that they had a great selection of nursing bras, nightgowns, and tanks as I’m expecting our little girl in just a few weeks. I walked away with an adorable and AMAZINGLY comfortable and flattering nursing tank and one of the prettiest nursing bras I’ve seen (pink with hot pink lace!). I also snagged a pretty nursing nightgown and was gifted a matching baby outfit by Andrea!
Aristelle also offers many services, such as wish lists and gift registries, personalized bra fittings by appointment, boudoir photography, and hosting private events such as bridal showers, honeymoon-prep parties, events for soon-to-be moms or anyone else interested in having a fun night with friends.
In need of a new bra or some great lingerie? Andrea has graciously given us a $30 gift certificate to give to one lucky reader! Enter our giveaway below for your chance to win!
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*Burlington VT Moms Blog received compensation for this post, but the opinions expressed are entirely our own.