Maya - BTS Q&A

January 06, 2020

Maya - BTS Q&A

Today we're going behind the scenes with Maya at our photo shoot.

Watch the video:

Interview Transcript:

Maya: Okay, so my name is Maya. Actually my name is Myata, but Maya is easier. I'm 28 years old, I'm from Brazil but I live in Melbourne three years now.

Question: What made you decide to apply for the Everyday Lingerie Co. real women model search?

Maya: Everybody has struggles with their body and I would never take a picture in bikinis or swimsuits, and even if I took it, I would never post it. So when I saw you searching for real women for this campaign, I thought, okay, that's my chance. I'm going to conquer this year and I'm going to try to inspire other women like so many other has inspired me.

Question: What age did you become confident in your skin?

Maya: Now, yes. But it took a long time for me. And it was only three years ago when I came to Australia that that happened to me, because before, in Brazil, I'm the biggest one in my family, everybody's so skinny. I always felt the pressure to be healthy, so I had to move all the way to the other side of the world to feel better. Now I feel confident.

Question: What is one word you would use to describe yourself?

Maya: Weird. No, no, I'm joking. I'm focused. I'm very, very focused. When I put something on my mind, I don't stop until I get it or I get it done, so I'm very focused.

Question: What is your favourite body part and why?

Maya: That's a funny question. I think it's my butt. It's not perfect, it's far from perfect, but I kind of like it. And my husband like it as well, so I think that's it.

Question: What style best represents you; brief, boyleg or g string and why?

Maya: Well I love the boyleg. It's so comfortable. Oh my God. I'm all about comfort and this is like everything. I love the boyleg so much. It's so comfortable. I love that. It's just great. Look! 




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Sizing

Trying to find the right underwear size can be difficult due to different companies making different sizes. To make things easier we have created a step by step guide to take the guess work out of the equation.

Below we have measuring instructions with images to assist you.  

Finding your size in our Underwear Range:

All you need to do is take a couple of simple measurements; your waist, your lower waist and your hips. The best way to do this is by using a soft measuring tape and a mirror to ensure you are accurate.  If possible stand in front of a mirror when taking your measurements to ensure that the measuring tape is also parallel to the floor and is flat.

Measurement 1: Your waist

Your waist is the natural in indentation above your hips or just below your rib cage (see image). Wrap the soft measuring tape around firmly without pitching your skin together – write this measurement down.

Measurement 2: Your Lower Waist

Your lower waist is approx. 12cm down from your waist.  Take your measuring tape and run this down from your waist to 12cm (see image). Wrap the soft measuring tape around this area firmly without pitching your skin together – write this measurement down.  

Measurement 3: Your hips

Now wrap the soft measuring tape around the fullest part of your hips, this is approximately 25cm below your waist (see image). Use the mirror to check that your measuring tape is completely straight and parallel to the floor – write this measurement down.

 

 

Finding your size in our Crop Top Bralette Range:

All you need to do is take a couple of simple measurements; your Full Bust and your Lower or under bust. The best way to do this is by using a soft measuring tape and a mirror to ensure you are accurate.

Measurement 1: Your Full Bust

Your Full Bust is the fullest part of your bust (see image). Ensure that the measuring tape is completely straight and parallel to the floor. Wrap the soft measuring tape around firmly without pitching your skin together – write this measurement down

Measurement 2: Your Lower or Under Bust

The Lower or Under bust is measured by wrapping the measuring tape around your rib cage directly under your bust (see image). Wrap the soft measuring tape around firmly without pitching your skin together – write this measurement down

 

ELC Size 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Full Bust Measurements (cm) 81-87 87-93 93-99 99-105 106-114 115-123 124-130 131-137
Lower or Under Bust Measurement (cm) 61-67 67-73 73-79 80-86 87-39 94-100 100-106 107-113
Waist Measurement (cm) 75 80 85 90 95 100 110 115
Lower Waist Measurement (cm) 90 95 100 105 110 115 120 125
Hip Measurement (cm) 95 100 105 110 115 120 125 130
USA 4 to 6 6 to 8 8 to 10 10 to 12 12 to 14 14 to 16 16 to 18 18 to 20
UK 6 to 8 8 to 10 10 to 12 12 to 14 14 to 16 16 to 18 18 to 20 20 to 22
EUROPE 34 to 36 36 to 38 38 to 40 40 to 42 42 to 44 44 to 46 46 to 48 48 to 50

 

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