Of the 1.7 million women diagnosed with breast cancer each year, 50 to 60 percent of those who have mastectomies forgo reconstructive surgery. This creates a great need for comfortable apparel that provides confidence in intimate moments and allows women to adorn their bodies and celebrate their new shapes.
The algorithmic pattern-making provides a symmetric look regardless of volume differentials, resulting in a contemporary use for the endangered craft of bobbin lace while contributing to economic opportunity for craftspeople.
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