One wall of the Curves Orewa gym features 17 decorative and quirky bras, all made by members in an effort to raise funds for the cancer charity Look Good Feel Better.
Curves co-owner Sri Lockyer says the gym has several breast cancer survivors and women currently undergoing treatment for the disease among its members.
Members were asked to create a decorative bra for a competition – everyone who voted for their favourite made a donation, and Curves Orewa donated a week’s worth of joining fees. A donation box was placed in the gym during October, which was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Just over $325 was raised.
The bras demonstrated a sense of fun and creativity and included a steam punk bra, a Halloween/Gothic bra and one decorated with marshmallows.
The winners were selected by member vote on November 6.
Look Good Feel Better gives cancer patients time out and pampering while focusing on the problems associated with the visible side effects of cancer treatment including hair loss and skin related issues.