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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What You Need to Know About Bra Size and Fit

There are plenty of ways to figure out a woman’s correct bra size and fit. You can watch on-line instructional videos, read books, use apps, or follow any number of step-by-step bra size guides. Some companies, like Jockey and OptiFit, have created their own unique bra fit kits. These new methods, though, are only useful […]

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Best Bra Fit: How to Customize Your Bra

You’ve heard the statistic: 8 out of 10 women wear the wrong size bra. But does it matter? Sometimes the right size bra isn’t the issue. Your bra may fit your breasts in most respects, but not under the outfit you’re wearing. You might have a half dozen bra styles in your lingerie drawer, but […]

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Breast Size Bias? Bigger Bras a Growing Concern

Back in high school my breasts often arrived in the room before I did. My breast size was a frequent topic of conversation. I sported a pair of DDs in the 1970s, rare in the decade known for encouraging bra-less freedom. That was not an option for my buoyant “girls.” And their power seemed out of my […]

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