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Bra Shopping - The Fundamentals You Need To Know

Bra Shopping - plain and practical, exquisitely extravagant, or somewhere in between - there are beautiful bras to suit every occasion.

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They can curve to dressed to the nines or super coffee-run casual, and though they are not readily visible beneath whatever we're wearing, bras can be as exciting (and sometimes overwhelming) as they are inspiring.

The nice bit about bra shopping?  The amazing selection - it's never been better.

From versatile everyday styles such as camisole bras and front closure bras to special event favorites like balconette bras, and convertible bras, there are a variety of flattering and comfortable options for just about every shape and size.

Here, we share the fundamental tips and tricks on taking the guesswork out of shopping for bras - the best styles, what to avoid, myths and more...

Bra Shopping - Specialty Styles

  • Backless Bra - 5 signs you're wearing it the wrong way (and how to get it right!)
  • Half Bras - how to mix and match with your favorites

Bra Shopping - Lingerie Essentials

When it comes to bra shopping for everyday essentials, these bras will quickly become part of your daily rotation.

Bra Camisole - We love the convenience of two favorite lingerie undergarments in one easy style. Discover This Clever Style.

Balconette Bras - A bra that works for every shape and size, and combines light support with beautiful styling.  Learn The Insider Secrets.

Beautiful Lingerie Tip...

When bra shopping, be prepared to invest some time trying on different bra styles and sizes. Different types of bras and sizes vary between intimate apparel manufacturers.

 Bra Sizes Matter More Than You Think

Regardless of your size, the single most important element for finding the perfect bra is a great fit. Nothing else matters if you’re wearing the wrong size bra, or one that doesn’t work for your figure.

Minimizer Bras - For those moments you want a trim silhouette, these bras are a golden solution.  See Our Top 5 Picks.

Plus Size Strapless Bras - Strapless bras are a must-have for every lingerie fashionista who loves strapless dresses. How To Choose The Best Bra.

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Specialty Bras For Special Occasions

Weddings, cocktail parties, and girl’s night out are all reasons to slip into your chicest clothing, and no one wants the wrong bra to interfere with their style.

Before bra shopping, plan to stock your lingerie drawer with these essentials to keep you covered no matter what your outfit requirements are.

Adhesive Bras - When you want to wear those plunging necklines, and nothing can show, these are the best bras.  How To Choose Them Comfortably.

Backless Bra - Done right, the backless bra is a lifesaver for those special outfits that show off a plunging back.  Avoid Fashion Faux Pas.

Front Closure Bra - Easy peasy to put on and take off, the front closure bra is a comfy alternative to regular bras. Sidestep The Common Mistakes.

Demi Bra - Don't let popular myths and misconceptions keep you from a gorgeous look! Demi bras are fabulously feminine.  Uncover The Myths.

Half Bras - Half cup bras are more versatile than you think, especially when you combine them with other lingerie drawer favorites. How To Mix And Match.

Multi-Function Brassieres Make It Easy

Like any modern woman, some bras are multi-functional and can do it all. From everyday wear, to special occasions, these great bras have you covered.

Bandeau Bra - Under everything from sundresses, to cocktail wear, the bandeau bra is a must-have for your lingerie collection. Discover Great Year-Round Looks.

Convertible Bras - What’s not to love about the bra that's thought of as the Houdini of the lingerie world?  Your Top 7 Questions Answered.

Bandeau Bras - It's easy to put your best figure forward with these simple steps for looking great in bandeau bras.  Check Out These Easy Insider Tips.

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Bra Shopping: Body Shaper Benefits

When shopping for brassieres it's easy to take your lingerie game to the next level with multi-tasking styles that support your bust for a stunning look from head to toe.

Camisole Bra - Not only does the camisole bra keep you stylishly covered, it also offers the silhouette you’ve always dreamed of. Read Our 10 Easy Tips.

Long line bras - Whip your curves into shape in a slim silhouette that has you looking and feeling your best. How To Look Thinner.