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Christine Irvin, left, and Laurel Kamen founded Alloro to create clothes for women who have gone through breast-cancer surgery. (Washington Post photo)

Fashion line for breast cancer survivors set to launch

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WASHINGTON -- Many thoughts flash through a woman's mind on the eve of a double mastectomy -- most prominently fears about her mortality. But in the thicket of complicated emotions that crowded Laurel Kamen's brain as she sat in her Kalorama apartment contemplating her diagnosis of breast cancer, she also had to reckon with fretfulness about her future wardrobe.


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