Melmira Bra Boutique 3319 Yonge, 416-488-3409
Owned and operated by Melanie Heenan since 1992, this quaint two-storey boutique has everything a woman needs to enhance her forward-facing assets, from training bras to nursing bras. Melmira fits women in all life's stages and sizes - from 30 AA to 52 I - with the very finest imported lingerie. In addition, Heenan and her staff of eight licensed mastectomy fitters are also skilled at accommodating breast prostheses. If you're shy, they respect your privacy; if you're not, they'll take the hands-on approach for the best fit. And know this: shopping for bras is like shopping for jeans - the size on the tag doesn't mean much. Heenan's expert eyes size you up like a psychic's. If you like gifts, the shop keeps records of your buys and size. So go on, drop those hints.
Heenan's picks : Chantelle T-shirt bra, $110; Aubade demi-cup, $117; and Janet Reger outerwear bustier, $489.
Look for : Chiarugi loungewear, the Hot Nights Menopause Relief Kit and Brazilian teen line Joy in next month.
Hours : Monday to Saturday 10 am to 6 pm (Thursday till 8 pm), Sunday noon to 5 pm.