padded bras

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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Royce Lingerie

Royce Lingerie: Wirefree Bras for All

A few weeks ago, we published a lingerie review about a Royce Lingerie post-mastectomy bra. Today, we’re highlighting the non-surgical styles available from this UK intimates brand. Wireless bras are Royce Lingerie’s specialty. That’s all they do. Bras that support without wires are not just for women who’ve had breast surgery. Many pregnant and nursing mothers […]

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first bras

15 First Bras for Young Girls, Including Sports Bras

First bras for young girls can be difficult to find, fit, and buy. I’ve written on this subject before, but readers still ask: how do you decide which bra style is best? The idea behind the “training bra” was to get a girl used to wearing one. It can be a bit of a shock to […]

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Buying Your Daughter Her First Bra: Five Do's and Don'ts

The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s recent bra buying episode prompted me to ask my grown girl what she remembers about buying her first bra. In the controversial RHNJ clip, Teresa Guidice mocks her 10-year old daughter’s body. Gia responds with predictable embarrassment. I wondered if my own daughter recalled how I reacted to her blossoming breast […]

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