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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bra zone book giveaway

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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life in bras

My Life in Bras: The Ones That Changed Me

I’ve spent the majority of my life wearing bras. And the older I get, the more fascinating it is to reflect on this experience. The lingerie world may have changed over the decades, but so have I. This post on my life in bras is more about how bras have altered how I see myself. They have […]

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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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Yellowberry: First Bras Inspiring Girls To Take Over the World

Many lingerie brands make first bras for young girls, but Yellowberry takes a unique approach to designing and marketing their products. Megan Grassell started the company as a 17-year-old high school student. She’d been frustrated by the lack of first bra options available to her younger sister. So she decided to make a difference by […]

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