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03/28/2014 11:01 am ET Updated Mar 28, 2014

Is Your Bra Aging You?

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Stop trying to fit your 32F chest into your old 34B bras! At 50 your body has moved on and so have your breasts. Even after an in-store professional bra fitter diagnosis we’re skeptical. The truth is mature breasts vary a lot in shape, fullness, proportions, position and spacing even though thousands of women may wear the same bra size. Here’s how to choose:

IF YOUR BRA AND BREASTS SAG: The band or cups may be too big. Lots of older breasts are teardrop shaped and fuller at the bottom. Lift them up and off your midriff for a youthful front and side view. A balcony bra provides small to medium chests with sexy boost. A full-cup foam lined bra can fill the top of larger breasts for a more rounded shape. Your button front shirts, blouses and matte jersey dresses will benefit.

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