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The right bra model for every kind of breast

Wonderful breasts of all shapes and sizes – wide or slender, long or short, full or less full, shallow or projected, close or side set. When we talk about bra fit, there is great focus on cup and band size, but did you know that the shape and placement of the breasts also affect the fit? Here are our suggestions on how to choose the right bra model to fit your breasts.

Which bra personality are you?

The choice of a bra is highly personal. Do you choose the bra because you love the look of it or because it feels so comfortable? Maybe style and looks don’t matter as much, maybe you prefer one with functional features. We have listed the most common bra archetypes and picked a top bra choice for each persona. Which one are you?

Help! My bra feels too warm

Bras can sometimes feel warm for various reasons, perhaps because of the time of year, the menopause, medication or some other cause. Whatever the reason, there’s a solution. Here’s what you should look for in a bra or underwear so they don’t make you feel even warmer.

Are there undergarments that cool the body?

During the warm months of the year or during the menopause, it’s nice to wear cooler garments. Our best suggestion for dressing to stay cool is to start underneath, i.e. with the right kind of undergarments. It can really make a difference. Here, we take a closer look at something many don’t know exists – undergarments that cool the skin.

 

Bra anatomy and all its parts

Wing, Apex and leotard back. Did you know that if you take a bra apart it consists of about 35 pieces and 60 seams – all with their own functions. The cups and shoulder straps may be best known, but do you know about the other parts of a bra and what they do? Here is the anatomy of a bra.

How to check if you’re wearing the wrong bra size

The first thing many women do when they step inside the door at home is to take off their bra. But should a bra really be so uncomfortable that you don’t want to wear it? No, absolutely not. A bra that fits perfectly should never feel uncomfortable. So, today we’re going to go through how a bra should NOT fit and how to fix the problem.

CREATING A BRA WARDROBE 5 SIMPLE STEPS

The easy way to build a basic bra wardrobe

So, how many bras do you really need? Just as with your basic wardrobe, it’s a good idea to also give some extra thought to what is in your undergarment drawer. Just a few bra types will go a long way when building up and planning your bra wardrobe. Here are five different types of bras that we think should be represented in every woman’s wardrobe and that cover most needs and occasions.

 

FLEXIBLE AND FUNCTIONAL FOR EVERYDAY WEAR

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A T-SHIRT BRA, A MOULDED CUP AND A CONTOUR BRA?

A T-shirt bra is the perfect basic garment in your undergarment wardrobe and one of the most popular types of bra. But what really is a T-shirt bra? And is there any difference between a contour bra, a moulded bra and a T-shirt bra? We are going to clarify the terms.

 

Should I choose a moulded cup or one with seams?

The choice of a moulded cup or one with seams is more than just a question of preference and taste. Both variants have a place in a woman’s bra wardrobe, but they also have different properties that make them particularly suited to different occasions and body types. We will go through the advantages and disadvantages of both.