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How do you measure your bra size in 2014?

There seems to be a newish, popular bra size measuring technique from the Reddit, but it's at odds with the old method used by dept stores and Victoria's Secret. Which way is best? [more inside]
posted by annabellee on Jul 30, 2014 - 27 answers

Buying sports bras in Ottawa and Montreal

What are the best brands of sports bras and where are the best places to buy them in either Ottawa or Montreal? [more inside]
posted by futureisunwritten on Jul 24, 2014 - 8 answers

Invisible bra for the busty gal

I'm trying to find a bra like this one, but that will fit a 36DD. I'm unfortunately just outside of their size range. [more inside]
posted by burntflowers on Jul 18, 2014 - 6 answers

Help Me Shop Online for Nursing Bras

Help me shop online for nursing bras. I am currently a 38G with the expectation of major fluctuations after the birth of my first child in August. I do not have stores nearby with a range of nursing bras in my size, and I prefer to shop online anyway, so please help me sort through the options. [more inside]
posted by aabbbiee on Jun 30, 2014 - 18 answers

The girls are unhappy.

Apparently I can no longer tolerate wearing a bra. [more inside]
posted by Nathanial Hörnblowér on Mar 31, 2014 - 10 answers

Help me find an awesome comfortable durable supportive strapless bra!

I seem to have had bad luck in terms of finding well-fitting strapless bras. I'm looking for a comfortable strapless bra that holds everything up properly for the entire evening without requiring trips to the bathroom to tug it up (!!!). I'm around a 34/36 C/D. [more inside]
posted by ClaireBear on Mar 25, 2014 - 17 answers

Armored Leisure Bra in Odd Size?

I want a bra I can lounge in without worrying about underwire or having straps dig into my shoulders when I'm lying on my side. I'd also like to be able to answer the door or go on a short walk without my nipples saluting everybody around. There seem to be options until I look for my unusual size (32DD). Is there such a thing as a padded sports bra that will fit the smaller band size without causing boob overflow? Are there other/better options? This is probably impossible, but I'd like to be able to solve this problem on the cheap. [more inside]
posted by Eolienne on Mar 1, 2014 - 21 answers

Spanx my dress!

What undergarments should I wear with my wedding dress? [more inside]
posted by horizonseeker on Feb 8, 2014 - 7 answers

Yup, I have nipples. Big deal.

I am looking for a bra that is (a) unpadded, ie not just without weird foam cups, but entirely unlined, as in, just a thin layer of fabric (this is a must!) and (b) possibly cotton and without an underwire (those two are negotiable). I wear a size 34 D or 36 C, depending on brand. Not expecting to spend more than $25. I haven't been able to find anything like this in my size. [more inside]
posted by The Toad on Jan 25, 2014 - 32 answers

The right bra?

How the hell do I wear a bra with something like this? [more inside]
posted by DisreputableDog on May 20, 2013 - 20 answers

What is the current social acceptability of going braless?

I don't really like wearing bras. I'm a 32 A/B. Is it generally socially acceptable to go braless? [more inside]
posted by WeekendJen on Apr 25, 2013 - 110 answers

Looking to Hack my Bra and Stop the Chafing

How can I make my bras more comfortable? [more inside]
posted by watercarrier on Oct 5, 2012 - 8 answers

Specialty Bras in Bay Area

I am looking for brick and mortar lingerie shop in the Bay Area that carries extended bra sizes. [more inside]
posted by Squeak Attack on Sep 24, 2012 - 8 answers

Help Support My Boobs! Um, With Your Advice, That Is.

I need the Uma-Thurman-in-"Kill-Bill" of bras: pretty yet nigh-unto indestructable. [more inside]
posted by julthumbscrew on Aug 1, 2012 - 39 answers

radioactive bra?

I accompanied my mom today as she went shopping for bras to wear as she goes thru radiation treatment....do they HAVE to be completely 100percent cotton? Any mefites out there had followup radiation after breast cancer surgery and have suggestions? [more inside]
posted by St. Alia of the Bunnies on Jul 14, 2012 - 11 answers

Bridal Lingerie, EEK!

What the heck am I supposed to wear with this low-back wedding dress? [more inside]
posted by angab on Jun 3, 2012 - 20 answers

Metal-detector friendly bras?

Oversensitive workplace metal detector: are there any wire-free or metal-free bras with good support? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 15, 2012 - 24 answers

Please choose my panties....

What are the most amazing underthings you have worn or your lady has worn? Help me choose lingerie that will make me look and feel fabulous! [more inside]
posted by tryniti on Apr 28, 2012 - 20 answers

Supporting my chest while hiking.

I'm an large woman and I need to find my first sports bra. Help? [more inside]
posted by kanata on Apr 20, 2012 - 26 answers

Bras for a wide back?

I am only a C cup but I have a 48" span. Help me find bras that fit that are available online (Available to Canada would be excellent too). [more inside]
posted by kanata on Dec 26, 2011 - 13 answers

Sports bras and healthy boobs?

Boob filter: is wearing a sports bra all the time not so good? [more inside]
posted by zennish on Dec 25, 2011 - 6 answers

Help stop bras from breaking

What is causing my underwire on my bras to break and what should I do about it? [more inside]
posted by moshimosh on Oct 14, 2011 - 24 answers

Fashion Faux Pas?

Can I wear a white bra under a white shirt/tank top? [more inside]
posted by DisreputableDog on Jul 1, 2011 - 28 answers

Where can I buy a t-shirt bra in Japan?

Where can I go to buy a T-shirt bra in Tokyo, preferably in Shibuya or Shinjuku? [more inside]
posted by xmts on Jun 17, 2011 - 3 answers

Keep me covered

I'm in the UK, I've just started Couch to 5k, and I'm having trouble getting suitable running gear. Particularly a sports bra. Help! [more inside]
posted by mippy on May 12, 2011 - 20 answers

Anonymous' Secret

I want to buy myself some luxurious, indulgent, gorgeous underwear/lingerie. Recommendations? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 24, 2011 - 21 answers

no more uniboob

Bra Filter: Help me find a super comfy bra for home/errands/sleeping. [more inside]
posted by Lizc on Dec 16, 2010 - 15 answers

Help me find a new bra!

Help me find a new bra! I'm looking for something lightly padded, underwire-free, and available in Canada. [more inside]
posted by vanitas on Nov 29, 2010 - 17 answers

I need helping choosing a bra

Am I doomed to wear sports bras? [more inside]
posted by fantoche on Oct 29, 2010 - 22 answers

Stupid boobs.

Agony! A discontinued bra style. Help me find a similar replacement! [more inside]
posted by zennish on Oct 19, 2010 - 5 answers

What size breast am I, really?

What exactly happens during a bra fitting? Is it awkward? Did getting a proper bra fitting change your life? [more inside]
posted by sickinthehead on Oct 15, 2010 - 75 answers

Do you boobs hang low?

Is there a bra that does not make me look like I am smuggling grapefruit halves? [more inside]
posted by fifilaru on Jun 27, 2010 - 26 answers

Where is Otto Titslinger when you need him?

Is there a minimizer bra that has a similar fit and style to the Flexees Easy Up Minimizer Camisole? [more inside]
posted by a22lamia on Jun 27, 2010 - 13 answers

Does anyone know how I can get my hands on this bra?

I bought the best bra I've ever worn (Wonderbra 5126) in Montreal last year and would desperately love to have at least a few more. Apparently it is not available outside of Canada. I have not been able to find any online shops that sell it. Does anyone know how I can get my hands on one (or two)? Thanks. :)
posted by dancingfruitbat on Jun 21, 2010 - 9 answers

No more bouncing!

Can you recommend a sports bra that smooshes 'em real good? Preferably with a zipper. [more inside]
posted by Melismata on Jun 18, 2010 - 19 answers

sundress + sportsbra-like thing?

brafilter: I am looking for something that acts like a bra but doesn't look like one in the back... [more inside]
posted by lalalana on May 24, 2010 - 11 answers

Recommendations for strapless bras in larger sizes?

Advice on good supportive strapless and halter bras in larger sizes? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 15, 2010 - 16 answers

What is the best sports bra for a woman with larger breasts?

What is the best sports bra for a woman with larger breasts? [more inside]
posted by peacelovecoffee on Feb 27, 2010 - 26 answers

T-shirt with shelf bra?

Where can I find a short sleeve or long sleeve cotton shirt with a built-in shelf bra? [more inside]
posted by Chick Pea on Nov 23, 2009 - 2 answers

A question for the ladies about bras.

It makes me crazy they can send a man to the moon but can’t make comfy bras. Do you have a favorite style/brand/retailer? Fitting advice? I’m looking for suggestions for my size, which is 32C, but it seems to be a problem for most of my friends: large boobs, small boob, post-breast feeding boobs--whatever. This is for everyday wear, and of course comfort and support are primary but looking pretty is always a bonus.
posted by greensalsa on Nov 16, 2009 - 38 answers

Preteen girl needs unpadded bras, but nobody's selling!

Is there such a thing as an inexpensive, everyday unpadded bra for preteen girls? If so, who sells it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 20, 2009 - 23 answers

A cute bra in a large size?

Does anyone know where I can find a bra with a super cute and girly pattern in a larger size? [more inside]
posted by leesh on Oct 12, 2009 - 14 answers

Over-the-shoulder-boulder-holderFilter: help me find one for my boulders :)

Bra help! I have big boobs and a small body, help me find inexpensive bras in size 32G, seemingly an oxymoron. [more inside]
posted by Gonestarfishing on Oct 5, 2009 - 34 answers

Bras for dummies?

Hi, my sister is confused about bras. I am female, but I can't help her because my mom wasn't born in America and she doesn't wear bras (her breasts are tiny). I wear Barely There bras. She's looking for suggestions on bras with minimal padding and pretty plain. [more inside]
posted by qmechanic on Aug 15, 2009 - 26 answers

Simple bra alternatives?

Are there any alternatives to bras? Bonus points for historical or non-American bosom support solutions. [more inside]
posted by bubukaba on Aug 4, 2009 - 20 answers

Off the rack

What widely available (department store, not boutique) bras should I buy (36DD)? [more inside]
posted by A Terrible Llama on Jul 28, 2009 - 38 answers

More bounce for the ounce: Any suggestions for a ridiculous, over-the-top push up bra?

Any suggestions for a ridiculous, over-the-top push up bra? I'm 5'3, 145# and bra size 38-A and am trying to find a crazy, I See Wot You Did There bra as a joke. Yes, the bra size is accurate. I'm all A and no T! I'm specifically looking for specific brand names/lines. My price range is approx. $75.00.
posted by ShadePlant on Jul 21, 2009 - 19 answers

The girls miss their lacy summer home!

Please help me find my beloved lacy black sports-style bras! [more inside]
posted by bunji on Jun 12, 2009 - 9 answers

The racerback nursing bra. Does this exist?

(ahem) Women of MeFi: Seeking information on nursing bras. Difficulty level: racerback. [more inside]
posted by jquinby on Jun 1, 2009 - 8 answers

Either visible nipples or wonk-boob?? These are my choices!!?

Re-shaping bra cups. Has anyone ever had any success with this? [more inside]
posted by mu~ha~ha~ha~har on Jun 1, 2009 - 7 answers

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