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Bra Shopping - The Need To Know Fundamentals

Bra Shopping - Whether you're a fan of plain and practical bras for everyday wear, or luxuriously decadent ones for black tie events, or something entirely different - there are beautiful bras to suit every moment of your life.

On an early morning coffee or school run?  Have a Zoom call for work? There are comfy bras for that.

Planning a quick weekend getaway or a romantic date with your significant other? There are definitely splurge-worthy bras for that as well.

Bra shopping fundamentals and easy tips help to take the guesswork out of shopping for your favorites.

One of the perks of having the right bra the moment you need it is never being caught off guard and having to substitute one that doesn't work well - it's not fun!

Want to know more?  Here, we share the fundamentals that help you take the guesswork out of bra shopping for the styles you want - from the best choices and how to look amazing to what to avoid, and more.

Bra Shopping - The Bra  Style Compendium

  • 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 - Everyday Essentials

When it comes to shopping for everyday essentials designed to make your life easier, these styles will quickly become part of your daily rotation.

Convertible Bras - What’s not to love about one of the best bras that can be configured so many ways it's thought of as the Houdini of the lingerie world? 

>> Your Top 7 Questions Answered.


Bra Camisole - We love the convenience of two favorite lingerie undergarments - the bra and the camisole - brought together in one easy to wear style.

>> Discover A Love of Lingerie Favorite Style.

 Bra Shopping Tip

We get it, bra shopping can be hard work and it's time consuming.

But seriously, it's worth it to invest a little time in the change room trying on different bra styles and sizes to get one that you love, and not scooping the first bra off the rack, hoping that it will be ok.

Trying before you buy pays off. Why? Because styles and sizes can vary A LOT from one lingerie manufacturer to another.  For example, a 36C in one brand rarely if ever fits a 36C in another brand.

Best Tip - "try before you buy".

Supportive Styles - The Little Known Favorites

Whether you're dressing for a wedding or formal occasion in a stunning strapless dress, or simply looking for a more subtle look during the week, these types of bras have you covered in style (with great support).

Plus Size Strapless Bras - Strapless bras are a must-have for every lingerie fashionista who loves strapless dresses, tops and formal wear.

>> How To Choose The Best Style.


Minimizer Bras - For those occasions when you don't want to show off your bustline, and instead want a subtler silhouette, a minimizer bra is a golden solution. 

>> See Our Top 5 Picks.

Minimizer bras are a fantastic way to reign in your cleavage for a more subdued look.

Specialty Bras For Special Occasions

Weddings, cocktail parties, and girls' night out are all great reasons to slip into your chicest clothing and enjoy yourself.  From casual strapless and halter tops to formal backless dresses and gowns, don't let the wrong bra interfere with your closet favorites.

Before bra shopping, plan to stock your lingerie drawer with some of these essential styles. You'll be suitably sensational and supported no matter what you decide to wear.

Adhesive Bras - When you want to wear those plunging necklines, and nothing can show, these are the best bras to consider. 

>> How To Choose A Comfy Adhesive Bra.


Backless Bra - Done right, the backless bra is a lifesaver for those special outfits that are designed to show off a plunging back. 

>> Fashion Faux Pas To Avoid.


Front Closure Bra - Easy peasy to put on and take off, front closure bras are a comfy alternative to regular bras.

>> Common Mistake s To Sidestep.


Demi Bra - Don't let popular myths and misconceptions keep you from an exciting bra style designed to impress! Demi bras are fabulous and feminine, and perfect for your low cut dresses and clothing. 

>>Uncover The Myths.


Balconette Bras - A delicate bra that works for every shape and size, combining light support with gorgeous styling. Learn the secrets of this beautiful lingerie favorite with the French name.

>> Discover The Insider Secrets.


Half Bras - Half cup bras are more versatile than you think, especially when you can mix and match them with your lingerie drawer favorites.

>> How To Mix And Match With What You Have.

Multi-Function Brassieres Make It Easy

Lucky us! Some bras are multi-functional and can do it all. Those are the ones you want. From everyday coffee runs, to weekend gardening and yoga classes, here's one great style that has you covered.

Bandeau Bra - A flexible style that can be worn year-round under everything from sundresses, to cocktail wear, the bandeau bra is a must-have for your intimate apparel collection.

>> Discover Great Year-Round Looks.


Bandeau Bras - It's easy to put your best figure forward with these simple steps for looking great in this pretty style. We share how to get the most out of popular bandeau bras.

>> Easy Insider Tips.

Beautiful bandeau bras are an easy fitting style for strapless tops and dresses.

Bra Shopping: Body Shaper Benefits

When shopping for bras that are designed to curve and contour, it's easier than you think to take your lingerie game to the next level with multi-tasking styles.

How? Look for styles that support your bust for a stunning look from head to toe. The best ones can be worn with a multitude of your favorite clothing.

Camisole Bra - Not only does the camisole bra keep you stylishly covered, it also smooths and contours for an enviable silhouette.

>> Read The 10 Easy Tips.


Long Line Bras - One of the best styles for low back and midriff clothing. It's easy to coax your curves into your best shape yet in a long line bra.

>> How To Smooth and Curve Your Silhouette.