On the heels of International Women’s Day and #DayWithoutAWoman, I want to give a shout out to the much-maligned bra. Contrary to popular belief, women in the United States didn’t burn their bras at any public protest or demonstration. We’ve come a long way since the invention of the first modern bra, too. Back in those days, we […]Read more
Not Wearing Bras: Empowering or Embarrassing?
I’m intrigued by the reported trend that women are no longer wearing bras. Ditching your bra is supposed to make you feel more independent, liberated, and empowered. Here are some headlines from the past few weeks: “Why Millenials Are Going Braless,” Why More Women are Freeing Their Breasts,” and “12 Reasons Going Braless is the […]Read more
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). […]Read more