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Bra Fitting

The Big Bra Fit Lie (or Why Size Doesn't Really Matter)

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 01.25.2015 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Sure, women's breasts are constantly changing and moving around on our chests. So it's easy to blame ourselves when a bra doesn't fit right. But let's not forget how bras are made, sized, and sold.

The 6 Most Basic Bra Rules You Probably Didn't Know

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 11.03.2014 | Style

If you've never been fitted for a bra by a specialist, you should speed-read this article, run to the nearest lingerie retailer and make an appointmen...

5 Obstacles to Finding the Perfect Bra

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 12.08.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Every woman wants one: the perfect bra that works under every outfit, looks fabulous on its own, and doesn't cause pain---to our bodies or budgets.

The 5 Biggest Bra Myths

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Elisabeth Dale

No one believes more in the power of bras than I do, the way they transform my figure or my mood. But there are a few things they can't and won't do for my breasts. Here are the top five biggest bra myths -- and reasons why you should feel free to ignore them.

My Encounter With a Breast Expert Was More Intimate Than I Bargained For

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 08.16.2014 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Her face turned a terrifying shade of pale and, with her hands still tightening the straps of my Wacoal, she began to fall backwards.

It's Time To Change The Way You Think About Bras

Posted 04.29.2014 | Style

After a long, gray winter, you couldn’t be more ready for spring. But is your wardrobe prepared? Sure, it’s great to get a jump on the latest tre...

The 5 Best Bra Fit Tips -- From Men

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 06.01.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Do you hate wearing bras or struggle to find the right one for your body type? You might be surprised to find that the best bra fit tips come from guys -- who wear bras.

Five Reasons Why You're Wearing the Wrong Size Bra

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 04.06.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Oprah tried to solve the problem a couple of times by televising mass bra fittings on her show. But not much has changed over the years. Just recently, lingerie giant Triumph conducted a survey of 10,000 women and found that over 75 percent admit to wearing the wrong size bra.

The One Thing About Bras Women STILL Aren't Getting Right

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Style

We've been told many times that what what you wear underneath your clothes is just as (if not more) important than the clothes themselves. Wearing the...

What It Was REALLY Like To Get Properly Fitted For A Bra

Robin Hoffman | Posted 02.02.2014 | Fifty
Robin Hoffman

I leave the store boobs and head held high. I'd gotten exactly what I wanted and had never treated myself to. I go home to practice my shimmy for my next underwear first -- a black lace nightgown.

10 Bra Mistakes You're Making (And How To Fix Them)

Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

Bras are complicated little buggers -- buying them is anxiety-inducing, washing them is time-consuming and getting them to lay right under clothes som...

Jockey Introduces New Bra Sizing System

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.30.2013 | Style

For plenty of women, bra shopping is basically the worst. Many women don't know their true band and cup size, and for those who do, those sizes seem t...

Bra Shopping In A Blended Family

Judy Silk | Posted 04.28.2013 | Divorce
Judy Silk

Sharing a child isn't as risk free as it might seem. Sure I can appreciate that my daughter has extra people loving her, and she gets to have a different perspective in parenting, but there's a small selfish part of me that still wants to dominate all the highlights.

My Adventures In Bralessness

Diane Vadino | Posted 04.16.2013 | Style
Diane Vadino

I wish I could say my decision to go bra-less was a political one, a hedge against the Victoria's Secret-corporate-industrial complex. It was not.

You'll Never Believe How Off I Was On My Bra Size

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Style

Boobs and bras are hot topics here at HuffPost Style. Whether we are discussing the latest sideboob on the red carpet (we're looking at you, Michelle ...

Would You Buy These Bras After Seeing This Ad?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Women

We all know that shopping for bras can be a terrifying experience, but, impossibly, it just got a little scarier. While most advertisements for li...

Lifting the Ladies: Adventures in Bra-Fitting

The DC Damsel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The DC Damsel

To my great dismay, I was the first girl in my class to develop breasts and in the fifth grade I got my first bra. Shopping for your first bra has go...

Bras 101: Everything You Need To Know

New York Magazine | New York Magazine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

One hundred years ago, the word brassiere appeared for the first time in Vogue. For something that's supposed to be a demure underthing, the bra has h...