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History of Empreinte Bras

History of Empreinte Bras


Empreinte is a French lingerie designer who for sixty years has answered the call for full busted women seeking beautiful, sexy bras. Empreinte has a legacy of delivering fashion forward bras that still deliver a flawless fit and amazing support.


Empreinte is constantly evolving, taking notice of women's ever-changing needs and emerging design innovations. Empreinte was one of the first lingerie manufacturers to launch a bra with a deep and “revolutionary lift effect. Since their launch in 1950, Empreinte has positioned itself as a large cup size specialist. Empreinte delivers collections that all women can enjoy; timeless styles, beautiful color palates, spectacular fabric selections and of course, an amazing fit.


From humble beginnings to world renowned lingerie brand, Empreinte began with just a four-person operation under founder Jean Le Her. Within a few years, the team was built up to fifteen employees. In the 1950's, two female seamstresses were on hand to create bras in cup sizes A-C. They designed pieces that catered to the new American fashion trend: enhancing the female figure, instead of covering and concealing. It wasn't long until the duo turned out cup sizes D and E to keep up with women's demands.


In the years that followed, Empreinte grew quickly. They began showcasing their models, further added to their staff and moved to a larger factory. In the blink of an eye, Empreinte was designing its first strapless bra, creating a swimwear line, and most recently, designing bras in a G cup.


Empreinte has sealed its place as one of the top European lingerie companies. With a current size range of 32C-46G, Empreinte is a brand not only well-known, but beloved by full figured women around the world. stands by Empreinte and is proud to make these fantastic bras and panties available to the women who frequent our Charleston, SC boutique and online store.

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