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Should Young Girls Wear Padded Bras? Myths About First Bras

Some parents were recently critical of Marks & Spencer for marketing padded bras to young girls. But they aren’t the only retailer who has come under attack for offering this bra style to teens and ‘tweens as a first bra. Is it wrong to sell padded bras to developing girls? Some parents have strong opinions on […]

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How to Fix Your Broken Bras — Part 2

Recently I wrote a list of DIY fixes for damaged bras. It covered discoloration, popped underwires, stretched-out straps and tears or holes. But there are other ways a bra can become old and ‘useless’ too. If your bra issue wasn’t featured, perhaps you’ll find it (and a solution) on today’s list. Here are six more […]

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How to Fix Your Broken Bras — Part 1

Early in the year feels like the perfect time to refresh your lingerie wardrobe. But before you hit the shops, take a look at what you already own. Do your bras need replacing, or can you repair or modify them? Is it possible to fix broken bras? Elisabeth previously wrote a list of bra hacks […]

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New Year, New Bra Zone Book Giveaway

The week between Christmas and New Year is my favorite time of year.  It’s the perfect time to get ready for 2018 by throwing or giving away what no longer serves me. While that may include bad habits, it also applies to some much-loved lingerie. Maybe you’re like me, and hang on too long to some […]

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6 Ways Breasts Change With Age and How to Deal With It

Every woman knows that her breasts change. That’s what boobs do—fluctuate in size and shape over time or under certain circumstances, like pregnancy. My boobs have had their share of (get ready for it) ups and downs—together with some sideways movement—over the past 45 years. Now that I’m officially post-menopausal, and enjoying the many benefits of […]

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