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Finding the Perfect Bra: Understand the Factors

Finding the perfect bra is a lifelong quest for many women. It’s something we all strive to attain, but something that seems to remain elusive for many of us. In part, it has something to do with the fact that nearly 85 percent of the female population is wearing the wrong bra size! But there

Understanding Common Bra Fabrics

Cotton is a classic fabric used in everything from t-shirts to underwear, and you can find it in bras, too. But in today’s world, synthetic fabrics provide a great blend of the benefits of natural fabrics combined with enhanced durability, resistance to stretching and some great properties you’ll only find in synthetics. Blends are great,

The Science of Bras: The Hidden Elements

Ok, so bra straps, the band and the cups seem like pretty obvious elements in bra design. Even so, it helps to understand exactly why they’re there and what their role is in the overall bra design. But there are also some elements of your bra design hidden in plain sight, and it might not

The Science of Bra Cups

The bra cups are responsible for providing support for your bust, and for the shaping your bra offers. Different types of bra cups are suitable under different types of clothes, and some cups offer more support than others. What do you need to know about this vital components of bra design? The Bra Cup is

The Science of the Bra Band

This week, we’re looking at the way the bra is constructed, and how various elements of the bra work together to provide support and shaping. Today, we’re going to take a look at the bra band. We’ve often pointed out that it’s not the bra straps that should be supporting the weight of the bust;