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5 Plus Size Strapless Bra Options To Know and Love!

Strapless bras are the most precarious style of bra on the market, and for good reason. We plus size people need SUPPORT! We need structure and stability so we can look cute in our racerback tank tops and off the shoulder dresses! A good multidirectional bra is PARAMOUNT for the cause, and an entire outfit can be scrapped because of it. But fear not, your friendly neighborhood bra fitter is ON THE CASE, and we have several strapless bras for your outfit needs! Elomi Straightening Braces Elomi Smoothing Braces in the Sahara Elomi offers the Smoothing Strapless style, in black… Read More »5 Plus Size Strapless Bra Options To Know and Love!

Finding a Bra That Fits After Your Breast Augmentation

While recovering from your breast augmentation, your breasts will need a little extra support as they heal. For about three to four days, you will need to wear a special surgical bra or compression garment to make sure your breasts can heal properly. After these three to four days, you will need to go shopping for bras because your old bras will no longer fit. While you can shop on your own to find something that fits you, it’s a good idea to consider a professional bra fit. This will ensure that you find a bra that is comfortable and… Read More »Finding a Bra That Fits After Your Breast Augmentation

What is More Important, Breast Size or Bra Size?

In early childhood, women are used to thinking of their breasts as a cup size. Movie stars have a “C” cup, catwalk models are a flattering “A” cup, and bold and sexy women might even be a double “D”. As we grow older, however, women quickly realize that our cup size is different in every store and in every brand, which only confuses us more about our body image. Unnecessary cup sizes Cup sizes have been defining women for years, and it’s only recently that women have started breaking down the personality traits that seem to go along with these… Read More »What is More Important, Breast Size or Bra Size?

5 Full Figured Bra Brands & Styles Trending For Fall

The fall season brings so many beautiful colors and warm sensations to the scene. Spicy pumpkin slats, tall boots, cashmere sweaters and woody scents are all must-haves for the wonderful fall season. And for some of us, that also means buying a good, loose bra, to support the “girls” … And like the weather, the lingerie colors available in the new fall season bring thoughts of warmth and home, as well as more sexy and comfortable styles to wear. Here are 5 brands of full bras you should KNOW! Elomi Priya in black for fall 2021 Elomi is offering several… Read More »5 Full Figured Bra Brands & Styles Trending For Fall

Natural Push Up Bra – The natural alternative to get the real thing!

The easiest way to have an impressive cleavage, the natural push-up bra. This bra has been the perfect fit for many years for millions of women and girls to make their breasts look bigger and firmer than they really are. A big drawback though, if you find a great partner who you initially caught the attention of because that person was very drawn to your overall appearance. So of course there will be a big risk that this person will feel a bit fooled when you take off your natural push-up bra. This is of course the main problem with… Read More »Natural Push Up Bra – The natural alternative to get the real thing!

Choosing the Right Bra Size

For women with larger breasts, finding the right bra size and size to avoid stretching connective tissue is especially important, but not always easy. If you wear the wrong bra, the weight of the breasts can stretch the skin, and this is exactly how women end up with sagging breasts. Slender women with large breasts have even more difficulty finding the right fit, but because these women are considered lucky, they are often ignored. Manufacturers assume that a woman with a large cup also has a large breast and a large back, although this is often not the case. If… Read More »Choosing the Right Bra Size

How To Take Off A Bra In The Perfect Way

Undoing your bra is sure to be the worst fight if you don’t start out well. This little garment has so many stretches and bands that it will keep you tangled with it for a long time. But, no worries. We’re here to ease your frustration. Here’s a complete guide on how to remove a mess-free bra. You might be amazed to see various tutorials showing girls taking off their bras in a snap. Well, don’t be sad as it won’t take a lot of practice to manage your bra perfectly. You just need to stay calm and delighted while… Read More »How To Take Off A Bra In The Perfect Way

How to Clean a Sticky Bra and Store it Properly

You would agree when we say that, “Lingerie is a staple of any women’s closet, and the clingy bra is a must-have item for any fashion-savvy woman.” This is mainly because these are useful when you need to attend events like weddings, dates or any other formal party. These are the events where you want to look stylish and sexy at the same time, and you can’t do without a bra. Well, pantyhose bras are very delicate items and if you want to use them for a long time you need to know how to clean and store them properly.… Read More »How to Clean a Sticky Bra and Store it Properly

Bra Line Back Lft addresses folds that appear on the back

A bra line back lift is a cosmetic procedure designed to treat the two folds in the back that women and some men may experience. Single or double folds on the back can occur naturally or they can appear after weight gain or loss. While a breast lift is designed to elevate sagging breasts on the chest wall, a bra line back lift eliminates back folds and provides better back contour as everything is pulled up. The fat that is removed is mostly in a line across the back and it should be hidden in the bra line. Line Back… Read More »Bra Line Back Lft addresses folds that appear on the back

Lascivious Captain Bikini Bra & Peeper Bikini Brief Review

My wish to go somewhere warm and sunny (I say wish but it was really a request) was finally granted at the end of January, when my partner and I packed our bags and went to Tenerife for five days in the sun. Normally I’d rather go on a city break, but after a horrible gray winter, I was desperate to be in a place that wasn’t perpetually overcast and dark. The only problem being that I was terribly ill-prepared for a sunny vacation. I hardly had a bathing suit which is not often used when living in Scotland due… Read More »Lascivious Captain Bikini Bra & Peeper Bikini Brief Review

8 Best Bra Types: A go-to Guide

At Victoria’s Little Bra Shop, our job is to help you understand all the different types of bras. Whether you are looking for a bra for a particular dress or looking for something to create a cleavage, our bra style guide will help you choose the perfect piece of lingerie. Here are eight of the most common types of bras and the main features you should be looking for. Remember that different styles can overlap. For example, a full cup can also be an underwire bra, an outline can also be a plunge bra, etc. Have you decided what style… Read More »8 Best Bra Types: A go-to Guide

What to expect during a bra fitting

Come for a bra fitting and leave as a new woman When was the last time you tried on a bra? About 80% of women wear the wrong bra size, and many have never tried a bra before. A perfectly fitting bra will not only do wonders for your confidence, but will make a big difference to your posture and shape. It’s the base of any outfit and you can even drop a dress size! So if you’ve never had a bra try-on before, or if another is late, then come see us at our little shop in Dorking, Surrey… Read More »What to expect during a bra fitting

How to relocate the bra cup STRAPS with the Merckwaerdigh e-course

In the last posts I have described how you can change the bra band and the center of the cups in the main template of the Merckwaerdigh online course I’m working on. And this time, we are going to move the straps for a more interesting neckline. The straps are usually located at the top of the “invisible diamond” in the cup and also help to hold the bust in place. In the main model, the shoulder straps are aligned with the vertical cut line directly towards the center of the shoulder (the hollow just next to the shoulder joint).… Read More »How to relocate the bra cup STRAPS with the Merckwaerdigh e-course

How to shift the bra COUPE LINE in the Merckwaerdigh e-course

In the last posts I’ve described how the new Merckwaerdigh online course I’m working on will teach you how to move bra straps. And now it’s time to talk about what you can do to change the cut line of a bra. To begin with, it is important to know that there are 3 main types of cut lines:• The vertical cut line• The horizontal cut line• The diagonal cut lineAlmost all bra designs are based on one of these 3 main types of cut lines. The location and the curve of the cut line define how the cup will… Read More »How to shift the bra COUPE LINE in the Merckwaerdigh e-course

How to shift the bra Coupe Line to HORIZONTAL in the Merckwaerdigh e-course

In the last posts I have described how you can make changes to the vertical cut line of the cups with the main Merckwaerdigh pattern. This time we are going to talk about how you can make that into a horizontal cut line. This type of cut line pushes the breast up a bit from the bottom, allowing a small cup to appear fuller or create more volume above in a sagging breast. What are the CHARACTERISTICS of a horizontal cut line?The horizontal cut line always:departures on the reinforcement line at front andends on the reinforcement line at side.This means… Read More »How to shift the bra Coupe Line to HORIZONTAL in the Merckwaerdigh e-course

How to shift the bra Coupe Line to DIAGONAL in the Merckwaerdigh e-course

In the last posts I have described how you can modify the vertical bra cut line in the main model of Merckwaerdigh. You can not only switch to a horizontal cut line (as explained in the last post) but also in a diagonal cut line. The breasts often appear slightly flatter in a diagonal cut line which makes it very suitable for larger breasts, they will appear a little less full. What are the CHARACTERISTICS of a DIAGONAL coupe line?The diagonal line of the coupe always:departures on the reinforcement line on the front andends in the armhole.This means that the… Read More »How to shift the bra Coupe Line to DIAGONAL in the Merckwaerdigh e-course

The Merckwaerdigh e-course Bra Pattern Drafting is READY!

In the last posts I have shared 20 content overviews of the Merckwaerdigh Online Course for Bra Model Writing and in this article you will find the latest as the online course is READY and available in the Merckwaerdigh store on the Etsy platform! But I also promised an overview of all the changes you can make to the Master Pattern that I have described throughout the blog series. In the new online course there are 2 pages with a SUMMARY of all these changes. This will help you better understand when an idea for a new bra model comes… Read More »The Merckwaerdigh e-course Bra Pattern Drafting is READY!

Sports Bra Squad Day Returns July 24th — Badass Lady Gang

For so many women, the thought of running in a sports bra is terrifying. The #SportsBraSquad is much more than a movement that encourages you to ditch your shirt and run in your sports bra. It’s about representing yourself, finding solace when you become active, and providing the tools you need to examine how living in a world that benefits from our self-hatred influences our self-confidence and body image. This year we’re not just having a fun run to celebrate our community and all the ways our bodies help us get high and take names, we’re shining a spotlight on… Read More »Sports Bra Squad Day Returns July 24th — Badass Lady Gang

How to get more support from the bra strap

Compared to the rather functional everyday bras of the post-war period, modern bras tend to be more fashionable.This is mainly because bras today show a lot more cleavage in the upper part of the bra. To achieve this effect, the straps are not placed in the center of the upper edge of the cup but rather towards the arm. Always the best support from a bra strap to keep the cups (and breasts for that matter …) up instead of sagging down is to tie the strap in a straight line from the top. from the nipple to mid-shoulder height.… Read More »How to get more support from the bra strap

How to draw an easy seam allowance around your bra pattern

The seam allowance around the bra seam patterns is much narrower than the seam allowance for clothing. You wonder why ? Well, the contours of the bra models are mostly round, very round. In particular, the parts of the cup and the cutout in the strip are almost in the shape of a circle. This will happen when you add a seam allowance:The mug : rounded which fits under the bust (where would the reinforcements be) the outline will become wider and longer.The group : round cut (where the cap should be sewn) the outline will become narrower and less… Read More »How to draw an easy seam allowance around your bra pattern

Create Your shareable sports bra squad graphic and win membership to the balg training team! — Badass Lady Gang

Five years ago, the Sports Bras Team was created by Coach Kelly to bring women together to show the world that strength comes in all shapes and sizes. We all know strength comes in all shapes and sizes BUT IT CAN BE SCARY to join the #SportsBraSquad! From street harassment to self-objectification, we shouldn’t have to deal with the mental gymnastics that comes with throwing off your shirt and finding some comfort when running in a very hot day. But the Sports Bra Squad is not about forcing anyone to do something they aren’t comfortable with. This movement is about… Read More »Create Your shareable sports bra squad graphic and win membership to the balg training team! — Badass Lady Gang

Join a sports bra squad meetup near you! — Badass Lady Gang

Join the Badass Lady Gang THIS SATURDAY, July 24 for Global Sports Bra Squad Day! Wear whatever makes you feel strong because the #SportsBraSquad is a movement dedicated to redefining what it means to be strong by coming together, making noise, taking up space and celebrating our bodies for all the ways they are. help us get high and take names. Join us for a 5k race starting at Blue Jacket Park and looping around Lake Baldwin. We plan on heading to The Coop in Winter Park for breakfast next, so if you can’t join us for the run, meet… Read More »Join a sports bra squad meetup near you! — Badass Lady Gang

Lululemon AirSupport Bra High Support Review — Badass Lady Gang

Size Inclusion Not the biggest. Although it goes up to a DDD in some tape sizes, it only goes up to a 40D. It’s a great sports bra! Why don’t you do it for everyone? Give this gift to everyone! Everyone deserves the gift of air support. How it feels SUPER, SUPER comfortable. The lower band is really solid, flirtatious and supportive. And the fabric is LUXURIOUS. Not only is it amazing while you are running, but I could wear it all day without having a headache which says a LOT of it. Switching on and off Easier to put… Read More »Lululemon AirSupport Bra High Support Review — Badass Lady Gang

‘Hello Boys’: How Wonderbra Survived the Bra Wars

Initially developed in Canada in the 1930s, lingerie manufacturer Canadelle first registered its Wonderbra name as a Trademark in the United States in 1955. In 1963 the Wonderbra brand introduced Canada’s first push-up bra, the ‘Dream Lift’ style number 1300, which remained on sale relatively unchanged for many years. In 1968, Canadelle granted the UK licence for the Wonderbra to Courtaulds Textiles whose subsidiary, Gossard, manufactured and distributed the bra for over two decades. Susanna Hailstone, writing for the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising in 1994, summarised Wonderbra’s status at the beginning of the 1980s, stating that Gossard was selling… Read More »‘Hello Boys’: How Wonderbra Survived the Bra Wars

Rosamond Lilian Klin: The Inventor Of The Kestos Bra

‘High Line’ cotton bra CC41 by Kestos, c. 1941, Great Britain. The Museum of Foundations. Photograph by Tigz Rice The Kestos lingerie brand has long been one of my favorites in the history of lingerie; the “Kestos” bra is an iconic model that undoubtedly revolutionized women’s underwear, with the same silhouette produced from the 1920s to the 1950s. Even today, contemporary lingerie designers regularly refer to the lines of striking design. The history of underwear as a rule is scarce, with few resources available. Most of the sources and references available are often poorly documented or provide erroneous information. This… Read More »Rosamond Lilian Klin: The Inventor Of The Kestos Bra

How to Measure Bra Size

introduction A well-fitting bra is one of the defining elements of a well-groomed woman. Finding the right bra size is a daunting task for most women. This is because the size of their breasts fluctuates during specific episodes in their life. During pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and special times in her cycle such as menopause or her most fertile years, her breast size changes. Therefore, how to measure a bra size will be helpful during these times. What you will need to complete this tutorial This guideline is intended to guide women on how to measure bra size and the correct… Read More »How to Measure Bra Size

Bra Cups and how they work

When looking at bra sizes, many women use cups for measurements. They often don’t have the right cup size and don’t feel they can fill the cups. Bra sizes are often used to describe breasts, and when celebrities make their cup sizes public, many women feel insecure. Many women feel like they need a DD to be desirable and compete with Hollywood actresses. Cup sizes are often thought of in a specific way. Cup sizes Has the chests are flat Chests B are small This is the average size D is tall DD is very tall DDD is huge This… Read More »Bra Cups and how they work

UK vs. US Bra Sizing

When it comes to putting on a bra, it’s not always that dry. The sizes differ from country to country. In this article, we’re going to explore how UK and US bra size varies. There are also language abuse when it comes to brands, and we will go into these brands in detail. Bra band A bra band is labeled by sizes, 30 to 40 are usually standard size cases. A 30 is very rare as is a 40, but they are always counted there. You will most likely see sizes 32-38 on the shelves of bras and department stores.… Read More »UK vs. US Bra Sizing

Sleep Bra Quick Information – Sophisticated Pair

The best nighttime bra can be a big asset for women. They can rest more easily at night with the comfort it can offer. The biggest brands all make a night bra for women. They can shop around until they also find the best option. There are many good choices out there, and the night bra will benefit many people. The overnight bra has all the features that people want to try on. The project will amaze many new buyers in the market. They can test different models and come to a smart conclusion about the night bra. This is… Read More »Sleep Bra Quick Information – Sophisticated Pair

Types of Compression Sports Bra for Large Breasts

Compression sports bra is one of the best ways to reduce breast size during pregnancy and after childbirth. These bras provide increased breast support and comfort and minimize breast movement, keeping them in place for a much longer period of time. This type of bra also helps reduce the risk of sagging and stretch marks that occur during pregnancy, when the bust becomes larger. Compression bra This is the second most popular type and provides support by compressing the breasts tightly against the chest. These types of compression bras are usually worn under your clothes, but they can also be… Read More »Types of Compression Sports Bra for Large Breasts

From Sarah Lex: Of Hearts: The Bra Strap

I’ve wanted to write something like this for a while, I guess you could call it a series of stories, things that happened to me or things that I want to talk about that aren’t conventional blog posts. I call it Of Hearts because it’s a pun about the Queen of Hearts and my love for Alice in Wonderland, but also because I’m a massive cliché and these essays will come from the heart. The bra strap I remember being scared, really terrified of going to high school physics class. We changed classes every few months in year 11 as… Read More »From Sarah Lex: Of Hearts: The Bra Strap

How Do You Find A Good Bra Fitter?

How do you find a good bra fitter? Bra fitting is an intimate experience – and not always a positive one. We all have stories of insensitive editors breaking into the locker room out of the blue, making rash remarks, or even adjusting our breasts “for” us. It sucks, and it shouldn’t happen. So how should a bra fitting go? And how do you find a good bra fitter? How does a good bra fitter work? It’s easy for fitters to be relaxed when it comes to other people’s bodies, because you see so many of them every day… and… Read More »How Do You Find A Good Bra Fitter?

How to Choose a Nursing Bra

How to choose a nursing bra By Terry Pérousse. Congratulations! Congratulation ! Mazel Tov! You’re going to have a baby, or two, or more. Now everyone will be offering you unsolicited advice on everything. What to eat. How to sleep. I’m about to give you the advice we get asked all the time at Broad: how to choose a nursing bra. And I have the breasts and the baby (now adult) to back it up! When to buy a nursing bra The Croissant nursing bra has flexible underwire and ultra soft cups, for maximum support AND comfort. During pregnancy, you… Read More »How to Choose a Nursing Bra

Do You Know What is the Most Classic Bra Set? – Trendy Beauty, Fashion And Travel Blog

This year the most classic bra set : Single layer lace bra and pants. Grandma’s panties and boyfriend’s underwear have become the fashion trend. But the most charming, fascinating, and classic bra set is still the lace bra set. Single-layer lace underwear combines comfort and sexy. I love this photo of Russian model Anja Konstantinova. cuddle my baby, wear Lonely Lingerie lace underwear, Lace is naturally the sexiest in black, but the author has found that more and more people are wearing white lace underwear. Likely compared to black, white lace has its innocence, and it doesn’t claim to be… Read More »Do You Know What is the Most Classic Bra Set? – Trendy Beauty, Fashion And Travel Blog

How to choose a perfect sports bra – Trendy Beauty, Fashion And Travel Blog

First of all, choose according to the appearance of the sports bra Having determined which strength bra is needed, you can take a closer look at the different models of sports bra on the Internet. ➊ There are three types of cups The cup is divided into compression type, cup type and their built-in combination compression cup. what differences are there? If this is an easy exercise, it may be a good idea to hold it firmly. This is a compression sports bra. Compression is more suitable for girls with small breasts. Like a yoga bra. The left and right… Read More »How to choose a perfect sports bra – Trendy Beauty, Fashion And Travel Blog

Why do women need to wear sports bra during exercise – Trendy Beauty, Fashion And Travel Blog

A man wears a small animal on his chest to mimic the weight of different women’s cups and breasts. Then he wears this fake torso and does various exercises. At this time, the camera captures the condition of the small animals. Although this is a video that is an advertisement, everyone has seen it: if you don’t wear sports underwear while exercising, your breasts will suffer! Because women’s breasts do not have skeletal muscle support. If they exercise a lot without protection. The suspensory ligaments of the chest can be stretched and deformed, which can accelerate sagging. And the sporting… Read More »Why do women need to wear sports bra during exercise – Trendy Beauty, Fashion And Travel Blog

Misunderstandings of wearing a bra, do you have it? – Trendy Beauty, Fashion And Travel Blog

In fact, wearing the wrong bra size isn’t the only misconception we’ve made. Speaking of misunderstanding, wearing the wrong bra size and the way it is worn is basic. There are points that are easy to overlook, let’s see if you have them. Wearing the wrong style of bra Buying a bra doesn’t have to be an impulse and quick thing. You need to spend time trying out several styles to find the right one for your body type. Think about how long it took us to find the right jeans, jacket and sweater. If a bra is right for… Read More »Misunderstandings of wearing a bra, do you have it? – Trendy Beauty, Fashion And Travel Blog

How to pick a wonderful wire-free bra? – Trendy Beauty, Fashion And Travel Blog

We mentioned the differences between underwired and non-wired bras in our last article. In this passage, we’ll walk you through how to choose your perfect non-wired bras. Wingslove wireless bra To buy a perfect bra, you had better pay attention to the following points. Nylon fabric The high-tech fabric is often applied to good quality wireless bras. They provide you with a breathable experience. The lining is mainly made of nylon, which is so light, flexible and tough that it could improve the strength of your bras. This fabric blends well with the invisible elastic band inside your liner, leaving… Read More »How to pick a wonderful wire-free bra? – Trendy Beauty, Fashion And Travel Blog

Sugar Candy Crush Fuller Seamless Nursing Bra Review – Charcoal (medium)

I had planned to keep this review until after I gave birth as I wanted to give a review of a bra that I actually used to breastfeed – but I wore it so much during pregnancy and honestly can’t not recommend another bra anymore for this time, as the review was to come now. I might just update you with another article once I have had a chance to try it for nursing too! [GIFTED] The Sugar Candy Crush Seamless Nursing Bra was offered for review in a Size Medium by Cake Maternity. It’s available for purchase for £… Read More »Sugar Candy Crush Fuller Seamless Nursing Bra Review – Charcoal (medium)

Scantilly Heart Throb Bra Review – 32HH

Hey! It’s been a while since I posted, but I have a great excuse! Emmy arrived in early March but we spent some time in the hospital and are now relocating home during my maternity leave now that her dad has completed his paternity leave which means I have a little time for me during the day naps… hence the jump on some bra reviews! If you want to learn more about Emmy’s arrival, head over to my personal blog – I share a lot of new parenting posts there. In the weeks leading up to Emmy’s birth, I received… Read More »Scantilly Heart Throb Bra Review – 32HH

Viktor & Rolf x Aubade: Comfort Half Cup Bra 34G

You know when you see something for the first time, but you immediately know that you have just have own it? This is what the Viktor & Rolf x Aubade collection was for me. Their initial images which were released last year completely took my breath away with their cute signature bows combined with a sheer mesh. It was really my style and, even though I was pregnant at the time and didn’t know where my size would end up, I was willing to take the risk. I struggled to find where to buy the collection, but luckily Claudia May… Read More »Viktor & Rolf x Aubade: Comfort Half Cup Bra 34G

New! Jasmine Mama Nursing Bra Expansion Pack – Ohhh Lulu

I have mentioned this before, but breastfeeding did NOT work with my first child. The pressure I felt to keep trying despite all of our struggles left me a little traumatized to be completely honest. So I entered this pregnancy without knowing if I would breastfeed or not. Looking back, Isabel’s formula feeding worked really well for us and I wish I had done it sooner, to take the stress out of her and myself. In any event… To my surprise, breastfeeding worked well this time! Of course, life threw a curve ball at us and now we are combining… Read More »New! Jasmine Mama Nursing Bra Expansion Pack – Ohhh Lulu

How to Make a Half Cup Version of the Devonshire Bra

One of the best things about making your own bras is the ability to change the sewing patterns to achieve different looks while still achieving the same perfect fit. Today I want to show you how to adjust our Devonshire bra pattern to change the original balconette cups to a demi-cup silhouette by pulling down the top of the cup. Depending on how high you descend, this can create a very sexy look and it is also very practical for tops and dresses that have a wide neckline, as it allows you to always wear a bra with a strap.… Read More »How to Make a Half Cup Version of the Devonshire Bra

How to Make a Pintuck Bra Cup

I’ve always loved this pin-tuck technique on the Stella McCartney “Cherie Sneezing” bra. I love how it adds depth and interest to the overall design. I wanted to try it on and I thought that the Boylston bra, with its clean lines and balconette neckline, would better highlight the pin-tuck effect. Today I’m going to walk you through how to change the patterns on the bottom of the cups and how to sew them to achieve this look. photo credit The Outnet For this modification, you will only need the inner and outer pieces of the beanie bottom pattern, plus… Read More »How to Make a Pintuck Bra Cup

How Often You Should Wash Your Bra

One of the most common questions I get asked is “How often should I wash my bra?” And every time I answer I am greeted with a shocked response. So there you have it: if you want your bras to perform and last as long as possible, you need to wash your bra after wearing it once, or at most twice. If you must wear your bras twice before washing, you should give the bra a day off between portages. The elastic needs time to recover and return to a neutral position. It’s pretty easy to see why this is… Read More »How Often You Should Wash Your Bra

Why Bra Sizing Can Be Complicated

One of the first steps in making a bra is determining your size. Of course, if your ready-to-wear bras look good on you and they’re all roughly the same size, this can be a straightforward process for you – just pick the size that’s usually right for you. But if you are looking to buy or make new bras because you are uncomfortable with your current size, or want to check your size, it can quickly get confusing with a multitude of different processes for calculate your height which give a variety of size recommendations. . The only way to… Read More »Why Bra Sizing Can Be Complicated

Sizing Guidance for Orange Lingerie Bra Patterns

One of our goals at Orange Lingerie is to make making bras as easy as possible. Our models include detailed step-by-step drawings of each step in bra making and our blog is full of ten years (!) Of lingerie research possible. As with shopping for bras, an ongoing challenge is determining the size of the bra. I spent some time discussing the reasons why bra sizing can be difficult in our last blog post. The short version: measurements alone don’t tell you your bra size. To simplify bra sizing, I continue to recommend that you start with your ready-to-wear (“RTW”)… Read More »Sizing Guidance for Orange Lingerie Bra Patterns

Brilliant Basics For Your Lingerie Drawer

Delicately embroidered lace lingerie is fine, but most of us don’t have the lifestyle where we can carefully select a perfectly matching lingerie set to wear with our azure blue dress or pink blouse. fuschia. Instead, getting up and going out in the morning can be more of a mission, and you’re more likely to grab your favorite slick t-shirt bra, knowing that whatever you decide to wear to take the kids to the spot. school, rush to the office or even embark on a myriad of errands, your underwear will not disappoint. So let’s hear it for the basics,… Read More »Brilliant Basics For Your Lingerie Drawer

Panache: Andorra Non-Wired Bra Review

The popularity of the fuller wireless bra continues to grow. The promise of comfort with great aesthetics. And with an emphasis on the natural shape, it’s no surprise that wireless bras are popular with everyone. But how does Panache’s Andorra wireless bra meet expectations? The wireless bra quickly became my favorite to wear every day. A good wireless bra provides support and lift while maintaining a subtle and natural shape to the breast. Generally, they are more comfortable and a little more forgiving of the breasts changing from moving hormones. As of this writing, I am 38 weeks pregnant and… Read More »Panache: Andorra Non-Wired Bra Review

High Street Lingerie: Bravissimo Millie Fuller Bust Bra Review

When it comes to fuller bras, Bravissimo has you covered. The Millie bra is one of their bestsellers, but does it live up to the “most comfortable bra ever” reviews? I had a dilemma with the bra. Pregnancy, breastfeeding, and almost two years at home mean I have lived in nursing or wireless bras. So imagine my shock when I pulled out a trusted bra to wear to an in person meeting and realized I now have a big quad boobs! Yes, my breasts have changed in size. My back shrunk, my breasts got bigger and gravity started to take… Read More »High Street Lingerie: Bravissimo Millie Fuller Bust Bra Review

Review: Playful Promises Ezmae Bra and Brief

[I purchased this set under my real name with my own money. Playful Promises is not affiliated with this review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] Playful Promises is on my list of brands to watch in 2019 because of lingerie sets like this. This brand has added an astonishing number of sizes over the past few years, bringing their signature blend of cheeky, flirty, and retro-future styles to even more people. Starting this month, new collections of larger busts will systematically go up to a UK H / US K cup, which means goodbye, all my money.… Read More »Review: Playful Promises Ezmae Bra and Brief

Review: Empreinte Ashley Full Cup Bra and Briefs

[Empreinte generously provided this set for review. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] This collection was one of the flagship sets of the Spring / Summer 2019 shows. Empreinte is a French lingerie brand known for its classic shapes and intricate embroidery, but this collection is a real asset to them. A classic black background makes the set versatile and wearable, while the lush and shimmering floral embroidery in beautifully blended shades of red is both soft and full of DRAMA, my favorite combo. APPEARANCE The Ashley collection contains a beautiful… Read More »Review: Empreinte Ashley Full Cup Bra and Briefs

Back to School Bra Shopping: D+ Bras I Wish I’d Had in College

Bralette Gossard Superboost Lace Deep V, tailles de bande 30-44 et tailles de bonnet CG Je suis ici pour partager des choses amusantes et utiles avec vous, mais avant de commencer: ce post a été inspiré à part égale par la pièce d’Esty pour The Breast Life, un excellent résumé pour les étudiants, et par le hideux, haineux, vrai mal qui est l’application de Weight Watchers pour les enfants. ENFANTS. Je me souviens avoir pensé, en voyant le titre de l’article de The Breast Life, « oh ! c’est tellement intelligent ! Les corps changent encore tellement bien dans la vingtaine, il… Read More »Back to School Bra Shopping: D+ Bras I Wish I’d Had in College

Review: Empreinte Carmen Bra and Brief

[Empreinte generously provided this set for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The last time I reviewed Empreinte (the incredibly embroidered Ashley collection), I mentioned that while the lingerie set looked gorgeous, the bra was a bit too small for me, so it didn’t. was not a set that I wore frequently. My height has continued to change as we move towards the end of the year; I am facing a persistent health issue that is preventing me from exercising for at least the next few months (naturally this hit just when I wanted to step up my… Read More »Review: Empreinte Carmen Bra and Brief

Unboxing video. Sasha Louise latex bra.

Me: “Unboxing is so exciting. Maybe I should make videos sometimes. Like simple cell phones. My husband: put together a backdrop half the size of our apartment and a huge camera. I should probably think twice before saying “video” out loud when my husband is near. Or maybe I shouldn’t. I just received my long awaited new latex bra from British brand Sasha Louise. It’s going to take a while to wear it, see how it behaves, do a photoshoot and write a review, but I already have a whole video of me unboxing and trying it on so I… Read More »Unboxing video. Sasha Louise latex bra.

Reviewing Bravado Original Bra + Clip and Pump – hourglassy.com

Welcome to Milk a la Mode! For my first real review, I’m going to talk about two products from Bravado. One is a real bra, the original Bravado cup nursing bra, and the other, the Clip & Pump, is a pumping “bra”. (A pumping bra keeps the pump parts on your chest so you don’t have to.) Bravado Original Full Cup Nursing Bra Bravado offers two “original” nursing bras; the smaller bra goes up to a D cup, while the full cup is for DD up to F (UK size) or G (US size). While still pregnant, I ordered a… Read More »Reviewing Bravado Original Bra + Clip and Pump – hourglassy.com

Bra Sizing – Bloom Bras

Why is the bra size so confusing? It is a constantly evolving combination of letters and numbers, with no standardization between brands. How do I find my size? When we meet women our staff are trained to ask you what size bra do you think you fit? Write down that number. When was the last time you were sized and where? When you think of your favorite bra, how old is it? FYI, mine dates from seven years ago. Now if you put 10 women who are all 38 DDD next to each other, they will look very different depending… Read More »Bra Sizing
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How To Choose A Bra After Surgery – Bloom Bras

Surgical bras that have a front closure for post-operative ease are hard to find. Our team has spent years evaluating all post-operative bras on the market. Whether after shoulder surgery or mastectomy or after surgery for nerve damage, patients need to find a breathable, comfortable and easy to use solution that will not cause damage. Recovery after major surgery requires rest and rehabilitation. Your body is healing. Your doctor will give you the prescribed plan. Comfort, ease of use, breathability and the absence of underwire are key factors when choosing a bra. PThe pain and discomfort in the area is… Read More »How To Choose A Bra After Surgery
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The Dos and Don’ts of Washing Your Bra | bra maintenance, plus size bras, washing your bra and more

Oct. 26, 2018 0 comment bra maintenance plus size bras wash your bra You’ve researched the bra styles that best suit your body and your lifestyle. You have been professionally fit and can see the difference in your appearance and comfort. You’ve built a bra wardrobe that lets you never have to worry about not having the right bra to meet your needs – but how are you supposed to clean your bras after wearing them? It’s easier than you might think, but keep in mind that there’s a reason why your lingerie is sometimes referred to as your “dainty”.… Read More »The Dos and Don’ts of Washing Your Bra | bra maintenance, plus size bras, washing your bra and more

The Benefits of a Front Closing Bra | front closing bra, front closure, parfait lynn and more

November 07, 2018 0 comment front closure bra front closure perfect lynn Front closure bras can be a bit of a mystery to shoppers: Everyone has seen these styles in stores, but may not be sure what a difference they can make or what they can do. have to offer. Those who try it will find that these bras can provide fantastic support. They are also an important option for those with mobility issues. Convenience The biggest appeal of a front closure bra is that it is much easier to put on. This is ideal for anyone trying to streamline… Read More »The Benefits of a Front Closing Bra | front closing bra, front closure, parfait lynn and more

How Long Should My Bra Last?

As for the fit, wearing a bra that is too small will put pressure on the elastic and underwire, which will damage not only the bra, but also your chest. On the other hand, wearing a bra that is too big will cause the cups to start to pull apart and wrinkle. In addition, the group will not be able to provide you with the support you need. So how long should you keep your bra on? The lifespan of your bras depends on how you take care of them and whether you are wearing a well-fitting bra. A rule… Read More »How Long Should My Bra Last?

Wendy Williams Loves Curvy Kate’s Luxe Strapless Bra! | Curvykate, Curvykateluxe, DD+ and more

This strapless bra being Curvy Kate’s bestseller Luxury strapless bra! We LOVE luxury, we know how awesome it is, but it’s always amazing when a woman feels the power of a perfectly fitted bustier and Wendy Williams announces it on her incredibly popular show is just amazing! So why do we love Luxe? The Luxe molded cup offers a wonderful rounded shape and thanks to the 3 piece seam cut the lift to a J cup is simply unmatched. To be a little more technical, the strapless bra also has an inner sling which provides additional support and shape, which… Read More »Wendy Williams Loves Curvy Kate’s Luxe Strapless Bra! | Curvykate, Curvykateluxe, DD+ and more

Lingerie Review: Myla Columbia Road Bra & Suspender Belt

Disclosure: I purchased this lingerie set myself. Links with an * are affiliate links. Psst, do you want me to tell you a lingerie buying secret? Luxury brand Myla has an official Instagram outlet, where pieces from the past season can be found at ridiculously low prices – as little as £ 5! [Edit: I have removed the link as the outlet account has been removed since this review was published]. This is where I bought this bra and garter belt for over 80% off their original retail price. The two matching stockings were unfortunately no longer my size when… Read More »Lingerie Review: Myla Columbia Road Bra & Suspender Belt

5 Nursing Bra Myths De-bunked

Finding a comfortable bra that gives shape at any stage of life is like finding gold in the sand, isn’t it? A good bra can make a huge difference in our comfort and confidence! Or how about one less thing to worry about when you’re pregnant? Or something nice and functional to put a little magic in the ups and downs that come with postpartum, or as we like to call it here, the fourth trimester? Maybe you’ve heard things from other moms like “{* Sigh *}… This is what it is” or “Just get away with it” when it… Read More »5 Nursing Bra Myths De-bunked

6 Budget-Friendly Full-Bust Bra Brands

Disclosure: Links with an * are affiliate links. Affordability is a very relative concept. It depends on so many factors. For example, if you live in a ‘lingerie desert’ you might only be exposed to over £ 70 in bras as a full person find a £ 20 bra in your size in their area . For the purposes of this article, I asked my Instagram followers what they considered a budget bra, and the average response was £ 30 (around $ 42 / € 35) or less. Based on this, I will share my take on the pros and… Read More »6 Budget-Friendly Full-Bust Bra Brands

Lingerie Review: TéAmore Spotlight Bra, Brief & Suspender Belt

Disclosure: I received this lingerie set from the brand, but not pending review. One of the few good things to come out of 2020 was TéAmore, a new brand I wrote about for Lingerie Briefs in April. With a size range focused on fuller busts (up to a UK FF / US H) and jaw-dropping designs, it looks like they are doing for the US full busts market what Harlow & Fox have been doing. for the United Kingdom. That’s not to say that the two brands have exactly the same aesthetic of course, and TéAmore reminds me a lot… Read More »Lingerie Review: TéAmore Spotlight Bra, Brief & Suspender Belt

Lingerie Review: Avocouture Calypso HCQ Bra & Brief

Disclosure: I received this lingerie set from the brand, but not pending review. When it comes to luxury full-breasted lingerie, the main difficulty for me was finding delicate models that could also be worn regularly (that is to say well-fitting, easy to wash and durable). Lingerie means something different to everyone, but for me it has always been a way of expressing my fashion sense and celebrating the body that nature has given me, every day. I rarely wear anything really simple or basic unless it is beneficial for my outerwear look. Avocouture (formerly Avocado) is a brand that I… Read More »Lingerie Review: Avocouture Calypso HCQ Bra & Brief

What is a Push-Up Bra?

A well-fitting push-up bra is a woman’s best friend. It provides support to your breasts and can also help boost your self-confidence. Today, women understand the importance of wearing the right bra and have a plethora of options to choose from, depending on their needs. One bra that has become popular in recent years is the push-up bra. To find out what a push-up bra is, read it! It is a bra that gives a natural lifting effect to the breasts and, at the same time, makes them more voluminous. The push-up bra Push-up bras have additional padding, usually foam… Read More »What is a Push-Up Bra?

Hazel-Anne Johnson’s Sports Bra Sizing Makeover

Hazel-Anne M. Johnson, Ph.D., 38, is a teacher and director of an undergraduate university program, a mother of two toddlers, deeply involved in community activism and adept at CrossFit. She has been exercising intensely for the past 5 years and can do a 150-pound handstand or deadlift like it’s the easiest thing in the world. “This is the most inspiring workout I have ever done,” she says. “I actually like burpees.” In other words, Hazel-Anne is basically Superwoman, and finding time for herself is her Kryptonite. She tries to get to CrossFit three or four times a week, an ambitious… Read More »Hazel-Anne Johnson’s Sports Bra Sizing Makeover

Hazel-Anne Johnson’s Sports Bra Sizing Makeover

Hazel-Anne M. Johnson, Ph.D., 38, is a teacher and director of an undergraduate university program, a mother of two toddlers, deeply involved in community activism and adept at CrossFit. She has been exercising intensely for the past 5 years and can do a 150-pound handstand or deadlift like it’s the easiest thing in the world. “This is the most inspiring workout I have ever done,” she says. “I actually like burpees.” In other words, Hazel-Anne is basically Superwoman, and finding time for herself is her Kryptonite. She tries to get to CrossFit three or four times a week, an ambitious… Read More »Hazel-Anne Johnson’s Sports Bra Sizing Makeover

Sports Bra Size Chart | Zivame

Exercise and sports activities require the right sports equipment, which starts with the right indoor clothing. A sports bra is a must have for any woman who exercises and sports. A well-fitting bra not only ensures comfort, but also solid support and impact. There are different types of sports bras, and below is an overview of the types of bras and how to find your best fit. Any sports activity for women must be done with a sports bra for optimal support. But different activities require different levels of support. There are three basic types of bras listed below. Bra… Read More »Sports Bra Size Chart | Zivame

Bra Fit Expert Mette’s Health & Weight Loss Journey

This week, Mette, a certified Bare Necessities bra expert, talks about her recurring relationship with the gym. As for the weight, she’s not where she wants to be, but if anything has to give, it certainly won’t be time spent with her family – or her glass of wine every night – and, in that regard. moment, she agrees 100% with this. THE STORY“I have had a slow metabolism since I was 13 years old. Apparently I started a trend because we have no history of hypothyroidism issues. My whole family is slim and can eat whatever they want without… Read More »Bra Fit Expert Mette’s Health & Weight Loss Journey

Bra Fit Expert Kathy’s Health & Weight Loss Journey

After years and years of ups and downs with her weight, Kathy, our senior bra fit expert here at Bare Necessities, had the courage to undergo weight loss surgery last fall. While she could imagine the healthy lifestyle she wanted to live, she could never have imagined the side effects that put her off for six miserable, seemingly endless weeks and left her wondering what ‘she had chosen to do. Today, Kathy is in much better shape, in fact better than she has been in ages. Read on for what she wishes she knew when she knows now…. THE STORY“My… Read More »Bra Fit Expert Kathy’s Health & Weight Loss Journey

Sister Sizing: The Secret to a Perfect Bra Fitting

For 50% of the world’s population, there is one garment that defines power like no other: the bra. You wear it to feel comfortable and powerful. A good bra is enough to transform a woman from a sweet girl next door into the ultimate boss! But, as much as women love it, finding the right fit is a challenge in itself. So if you’re wearing one right now (unless you’re home and haven’t seen them in ages!), Chances are the fit isn’t right. Almost 80% of women don’t always get the right size or even know which is the right… Read More »Sister Sizing: The Secret to a Perfect Bra Fitting

Finding the Best Bra for all Shapes and Sizes

Julie Ashenfalder, 27, is a registered nurse in a burn intensive care unit who spends demanding 12-hour shifts standing in sneakers, scrubs and sports bras. “I’ve never really been a good fit so I thought at this point I should probably know for sure what works for me and run with it,” Julie said. “I like lace, pretty things. Life is too short not to wear nice bras. We can’t agree more, but they also really have to adjust if you want to feel good, and that’s where Julie found herself wanting. She was trying to make the Victoria’s Secret… Read More »Finding the Best Bra for all Shapes and Sizes

How to Shop For & Buy Your Daughter Her First Bra

We’ve all heard this statistic: Seven in ten women wear the wrong bra size. Here’s the catch: this bad upbringing begins in adolescence. Bare Necessities and BRABAR are here to break the cycle. Launched in 2017, BRABAR was designed to educate Gen Z girls about the fit, starting with this very first bra. Then, finally, the brand teaches her to measure, so when she becomes a woman, she feels able to do things right on her own. “These seventh graders go straight into Victoria’s Secret Pink and get a 32AA when they’re really 26 inches tall,” said BRABAR founder Wendy… Read More »How to Shop For & Buy Your Daughter Her First Bra

The Definitive Bra Brand Bible for Any Body Type

Everyone is proclaiming the era of democratic fashion these days, clamoring for clothing lines that fit all sizes. But when Racked took a closer look, the reality was way below expectations. While the average American woman is a size 16 or 18, Racked has found fashion lines up to a size 20, and bra brands like True & Co. run up to 38DD, a “combination. easy to find in… any department store. lingerie section. “Companies are always asking women of a certain height to wait a little longer, to apologize a little more for the extent of the difficulty with… Read More »The Definitive Bra Brand Bible for Any Body Type

Hanky Panky’s Lingeriecycle – Bra and Panty Recycling

These comfy thongs with a cult, Hanky ​​Panky panties were first made by Gale Epstein and Lida Orzeck using repurposed embroidered handkerchiefs (so this explains the name). We can say that respect for the environment has been a priority since day one. Hanky ​​Panky shares his sustainability policy loud and clear, emphasizing US-made carbon savings, dyes, and low-impact fibers (expect 100% organic cotton here. 2025) and recycling of textile waste, packaging and shipping materials. #impressive “As we all become more dependent on synthetic textiles that don’t biodegrade, we are also more aware that we need to be better stewards of… Read More »Hanky Panky’s Lingeriecycle – Bra and Panty Recycling

Introducing the Bra Finder | Bare Necessities

We’ll be the first to admit it: there are many bras out there, and finding the one that suits you best can be… how to put it…hard. At Bare Necessities, we’ve cracked the code that turns drag bra shopping into fun. Enter our Bra Finder expert, a bra size and fit quiz that we have developed using both the data we have accumulated and the know-how we have honed in 20 years of activity. We understand that the best bra goes beyond a number and a letter; it’s the one that makes you feel unstoppable. Because we know that a… Read More »Introducing the Bra Finder | Bare Necessities

Jessica’s Bra & Bra-Sized Swimwear Summer Upgrade

Jessica Weiss is a 38-year-old wife and mother of two little boys who loves running marathons and boxing. Her passion is helping others love the skin they’re in, which she does through her skin care sales business. It was time for Jess to do the same. Why now? Two words: swimming season. “I recently completed a round of Whole30 and I feel pretty good about myself. I’d love to see what a well-fitting swimsuit looks like on that “mommy’s body”. I realize my figure has changed after the kids, ”Jess told Bra Fit Expert Mette in preparation for her fitting.… Read More »Jessica’s Bra & Bra-Sized Swimwear Summer Upgrade

Torrie Finds Her New Figure’s Bra Size – From a 38DD to a 34F

When it comes to shopping for bras, we’re all Torrie Rathjen at some point. We are weight fluctuations and trial and error and don’t know for sure if what we think is a good fit actually is a good fit. We are confused by the sizing of US, UK and EU. We are busy, lacking free time to devote to pampering our breasts. Torrie, 38, marketing director of The MAX Challenge, had to try on 30 bras and almost 20 bra-sized swimsuits before finding The Ones. Over the past five years, her body has been through it all: Torrie has… Read More »Torrie Finds Her New Figure’s Bra Size – From a 38DD to a 34F

Meet Bare Necessities’ Bra Fitting Experts: The Bra Fit Experts

Bien sûr, Bare Necessities propose 167 tailles de soutien-gorge différentes de plus de 80 des meilleures marques au monde. Mais peut-être notre plus grand avantage : les dames de notre équipe de service client. Rencontrez les experts en coupe de soutien-gorge. Ces ninjas bien formées et talentueuses sont de vraies femmes avec de vraies vies et des soucis corporels qui leur sont propres. Ils sont là pour évaluer votre situation de soutien-gorge, vous trouver la meilleure taille grâce à un ajustement de soutien-gorge à domicile par téléphone ou par chat, puis vous aider à choisir le style parfait pour votre… Read More »Meet Bare Necessities’ Bra Fitting Experts: The Bra Fit Experts

April Salazar Finds a Bra That Fits

Feeling confident in your own skin is really what April Salazar, 41, was looking for with this bra makeover: “I’m finally in a place where I feel confident with who I am and where I am. am going to.” Which doesn’t mean that getting there was easy. After more than a dozen fertility treatments, four pregnancies and three losses in the past few years, April has gained 65 pounds which she is now losing. “My body went through the mill. For so long, I didn’t have control of it. I have no idea how tall I am, ”said April, editor-in-chief… Read More »April Salazar Finds a Bra That Fits

MAAREE x ashmei Empower Sports Bra review

MAAREE sports bras specialists have teamed up with cycling clothing brand ashmei to bring a new take on their Empower sports bra that is both high performance and durable. As we’ve come to expect from MAAREE, this version of their classic sports bra uses Overband® technology to provide excellent upward and side-to-side support. It also ticks the eco-friendly box, as it’s made entirely from post-consumer materials, including recycled Econyl fabric. Trial Announcement: This is possibly the best sports bra I have ever worn. Now just leave me a few little things, um, on my chest: I’m a 34B, and that… Read More »MAAREE x ashmei Empower Sports Bra review

Celebrity Style Crush: Megan Fox – Bra Doctor’s Blog

We have always known Megan Fox as one of the most beautiful women in the world, but she is much more than that. His recent return to Hollywood has been amazing to watch. She is more outspoken than before and commands the respect as a woman that she has always deserved. She is more than a pretty face; she’s smart, she’s talented, and she has an incredible sense of style. Megan Fox via In Style; Megan Fox via Grazia Magazine We love the way she’s styling denim lately. She tends to go for looser, straight-leg styles or the ever-popular mom… Read More »Celebrity Style Crush: Megan Fox – Bra Doctor’s Blog

Lauren Russo Finds Her New Favorite Bra Brand

Lauren Russo, 36, is a mom of two, a teacher, a certified personal trainer who runs a baby boot camp class and, with her husband, a partner in a health and wellness business. “I love being an advocate to make people feel better,” Lauren said. With the help of Bare Necessities bra expert Kristyn, it was time to turn the tide. Lauren wasn’t getting the support she deserved from Victoria’s Secret and Target 32D T-shirt bras and sports bras. “I never even had a bra fitting before the birth of my first son. I walked into Victoria’s Secret, and that… Read More »Lauren Russo Finds Her New Favorite Bra Brand

Finding the Perfect Bra: What Makes a Bra Perfect

Bras are one of those things in life that prove you get what you pay for. Because when there are $ 17 bras and there are $ 170 bras, there are differences. So what makes a crazy bra so special? Bare Necessities asked Jennifer Conselyea, industry veteran and regional director of Belgian company Van de Velde, parent company of luxury bra brands Prima Donna (for more curvy silhouettes) and Marie Jo (for silhouettes). medium). “It’s the difference between ready-to-wear and tailoring,” Jennifer said. “Eeven the body is not the same in the same size. Prima Donna, for example, is a… Read More »Finding the Perfect Bra: What Makes a Bra Perfect

Bra Likes and Gripes Shared by All Women

Few places are the grass greener than on the subject of breast size. At some point in life, it seems almost all women think they have a big problem with the genetics that have been inflicted on them. That’s why we had two Bare Necessities bra geniuses – an Itty Bitty committee member, a busty member – sit down and compare their notes. It turns out that our design director Moira Nelson (who wears a US size 34H) and Bra Fit expert Kristyn Polin (she is 30C) are more alike than different in their wants and woes. Find out what… Read More »Bra Likes and Gripes Shared by All Women

MAREE x ashmei Empower Sports Bra review

MAAREE sports bras specialists have teamed up with cycling clothing brand ashmei to bring a new take on their Empower sports bra that is both high performance and durable. As we’ve come to expect from MAAREE, this version of their classic sports bra uses Overband® technology to provide excellent upward and side-to-side support. It also ticks the eco-friendly box, as it’s made entirely from post-consumer materials, including recycled Econyl fabric. Trial Announcement: This is possibly the best sports bra I have ever worn. Now just leave me a few little things, um, on my chest: I’m a 34B, and that… Read More »MAREE x ashmei Empower Sports Bra review

Top 10 Most Comfortable Bras for Every Bra Size

As for bras – okay, pretty much any clothing item – comfort is no longer negotiable now. Think about it: why should everything we wear every day be a little tiring? Bras are the first thing we put on in the morning, the last thing we take off at night. And while half of it comes in the right size and fit, the other half find bras so good for your figure that you don’t even notice them. This is why we have appointed Heather Viskovic, buyer of Bare Necessities. We talked about padded suspenders, the softest, most technical fabrics,… Read More »Top 10 Most Comfortable Bras for Every Bra Size

Get Flirty With New Fleur’t – Bra Doctor’s Blog

You deserve sleepwear and loungewear that’s as luxurious as your everyday wardrobe. There is a magical feeling when you put on something beautiful before falling asleep or taking the time to relax. Fleur’t creates gorgeous and comfortable loungewear and sleepwear that flatter everyone. It is so beautiful that you might want to make it part of your regular wardrobe. So, if you’re ready to indulge yourself, take a look at the new Fleur’t pieces you’ll love. Fleur’t dress in lace and microfiber with side slit Feel like you’re dressed for a glamorous night out while still feeling airy and comfortable.… Read More »Get Flirty With New Fleur’t – Bra Doctor’s Blog

ThirdLove 24/7 Classic Uplift Plunge Bra

ThirdLove 24/7 Classic Plunge Bra, $ 65 From the finest cotton bralette to the finest handmade silk bra, lingerie addicts know that there are dozens of bra options for every occasion. But of course no everyone knows this – including the founders of ThirdLove, a bra brand claiming to offer consumers a “third option” between the two singular types of bras: “sexy” and “comfortable”. ThirdLove 24/7 Lace Balconette Bra, $ 70 If you’ve been a longtime TLA reader, you know I have a lot of thoughts on bra startups. Especially since they don’t do much. Most direct-to-consumer bra companies do… Read More »ThirdLove 24/7 Classic Uplift Plunge Bra

7 Guidelines to Keep in Mind When Buying a Good Sports Bra

It is very important to check some things before buying a good sports bra. Your sports bra is the only weapon that saves you from many of the problems that you will face in the gym. A good sports bra provides good support and allows you to get your work done without hassle. The following 7 guidelines should be kept in mind every time you purchase a sports bra: Check your size and shape correctly: The first thing you need to do before buying a sports bra is to check your size carefully. Not all women have the same type… Read More »7 Guidelines to Keep in Mind When Buying a Good Sports Bra

Get the ultimate fit for your bra with these tips!

Knowing your bra size is a bit like painting the fourth deck. It’s never really over! Your bra size will change based on weight fluctuations or hormonal changes as part of your monthly cycle. Not to mention the fact that different bra styles may be more comfortable on your individual shape in one of your sister sizes rather than your “official” size. We will come back to this later. One thing is clear: the bra fitting is a real minefield! Luckily we’re here, then, to give you the tools you need to achieve the ultimate fit for your bra! Measure… Read More »Get the ultimate fit for your bra with these tips!

Choosing the Right Bra for Your Frame!

Choosing the right bra can be complicated and stressful. From taking the measurement to understanding what type of bra you need, not to mention finding the perfect fit, there is a lot of room for error. If you choose the wrong style, fit or size, you might suffer from the following issues: Straps that slide along your arms A group that is too tight and uncomfortable Cups that are too small, causing overflows and a “double breast” Too loose a group, which means little or no support Straps that cut your shoulders An ill-fitting bra can be annoying at best… Read More »Choosing the Right Bra for Your Frame!

The Best Nursing Bra is Just Like the Bra You’re Already Wearing

Nursing bras may very well be the most difficult type of bras to buy. They need to adapt and support just at a time in life when your waistline is a moving target and your stress level is compounded up to eleven. The solution is deceptively simple: Whenever possible, choose a nursing bra from your favorite brand. “You already know you love the way they’re made and that it will work for your body,” says Heather Viskovic, Bare Necessities Maternity Buyer and mother of two. In this World Breastfeeding Week 2019, Heather shares her picks for the best breastfeeding bras.… Read More »The Best Nursing Bra is Just Like the Bra You’re Already Wearing

Fall Bra Trends & Fashion Must Haves for 2019

September will never be a re-entry into our hearts. In our minds right now, however, it’s Fashion Month. Either way, now is the time to take stock and stock up on exciting fashionable pieces for the year ahead. Inspired by the Fall / Winter 2019 collections showcased in New York, London, Milan and Paris, Bare Necessities buyer Heather Viskovic has found the bras that complement the clothes we can’t wait to wear this season. “A lot of these colors and prints aren’t traditionally in the fall, which makes them so interesting,” she said. For example… The trend: Lilac, but drop… Read More »Fall Bra Trends & Fashion Must Haves for 2019

How to Wear a Bra the Right Way?

As a woman, lingerie plays an important role in building confidence and feeling good about yourself. Our clothes, makeup or hairstyles can make us look good and make us look attractive. But the truth is, the confidence we feel in wearing the right lingerie is special. In this blog, let’s take an in-depth look at how to wear a bra correctly. Because when we know how to wear it correctly for different body types, only then will we be able to feel good. Bras can be of different types with their own “how to wear a bra” memo. Most of… Read More »How to Wear a Bra the Right Way?

Lingerie Review: Cuup ‘The Plunge’ Bra

Disclosure: This bra was purchased by The Lingerie Addict as part of this review. All opinions are mine. Cuup The Plunge Bra, $ 68 Cuup is a direct-to-consumer bra start-up and manufactures unlined bras up to the H (or UK FF) cup. Their collection revolves around three models of standard bras: an eponymous “Balconette”, two plungers (the “Plunge” in fishnet and the “Triangle” in microfiber), and two half-cups (the “Scoop” in microfiber and the “Demi” with spacer fabric cups). Cuup the plunge bra, $ 68 The brand claims to have “[thrown] a century-old sizing system ”and used“ real bodies ”to… Read More »Lingerie Review: Cuup ‘The Plunge’ Bra

Color Trends To Incorporate Into Your Lingerie Collection – Bra Doctor’s Blog

There is something about adding new colors to your wardrobe, whether it’s your intimate wardrobe or your sartorial wardrobe, it’s just… fun and exciting! While color trends come and go, most colors don’t go out of style; there are times when it is just easier to buy certain colors because they are fashionable. So don’t feel bad about giving in to a color trend because you’ll get a lot of use out of whatever you buy after reading this. If you’re ready to have fun with us and try something different with your lingerie, here are some color trends to… Read More »Color Trends To Incorporate Into Your Lingerie Collection – Bra Doctor’s Blog