11 Ways Bra Design and Construction Change at DD+

Have you ever bought a bra online and received one that didn’t look exactly like the picture? It’s most likely to happen if you are full-busted. A DD is around the point where breasts become heavy enough to require additional support features. The same bra design that works for an A to D won’t fit […]

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my life in bras

15 Ways My Bra Habits Have Changed Since My 20s

I’m a long time bra wearer, so my bra habits are pretty ingrained. Over the years, I’ve shifted my bra buying and wearing routines. I’ve developed a deeper appreciation for and greater love of lingerie. It’s not just because I’ve grown older or wiser (since the first may be true, but the latter is debatable). […]

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underwire bra pain

Six Tips to Eliminate Underwire Bra Pain

An underwire bra is like a good friend to me. So why are some such a pain? Underwire bras provide great shaping, support, and lift. They come in all shapes, sizes, and styles, too. I’m a 34DD at the moment, but as a 34C cup a few years back, it was my go-to bra style […]

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How Much Should You Spend on a Bra?

How much should you spend on a bra? That’s a hard number to nail down, since bra prices seem to be all over the place. You can get a push-up molded cup at Walmart for under $10. Victoria’s Secret sells a similar style for $48. Buy from a luxury lingerie brand like LaPerla, and you […]

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bra construction

What You Need to Know About Bra Construction? It's Complicated

What goes into a bra—other than your breasts? I pay attention to the right fit but don’t inspect every little detail of the finished products found on the hangers in my favorite lingerie store. What do I need to know about bra construction? I don’t treat my bras as complicated pieces of equipment, despite the engineering […]

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