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The Best Bra for a Backless Dress Is Only $11

The Best Bra for a Backless Dress Is Only $11

I admit it: When I come across a dress or top that seems to require a strapless or backless bra, I prefer to go braless. So for this story, I had to rely on trusted customer reviews. To discover the absolute best bra for a backless dress, I browsed Amazon to find this gem, which has over 300 positive reviews and is one the highest-rated options on the speedy shopping site.

Turns out the best bra option for a dress or top with an open back is only $11 and can be worn up to 50 times. Thanks to the sticky adhesive and lace-up front detail, the affordable bra shapes and supports while you’re wearing it. The product description does note that if you’re between sizes, you should size up. Add the $11 sticky bra to your undergarment drawer now, and shop our favorite backless dress at the end.… Read the rest

How to Store Bras (Without Damaging Them)

How to Store Bras (Without Damaging Them)

Whether you have room to spare or are hoping to make the most of limited wardrobe space, having an organized closet can be essential to a productive morning routine. Of course, it can be all too easy to fall into the trap of a cluttered and tangled lingerie drawer. This system (or lack thereof) can make it difficult to find what you need. Knowing how to store bras properly won’t just keep your latest La Perla find in the best shape possible, but it will also maximize your space, regardless of how much you have. To bring order to your favorite intimates, here are the seven methods for storing bras.

Finding the perfect organizer can make storing your bras a much simpler task. We love SimpleHouseware’s cost-effective bra and underwear organizer ($14), which makes it easy to see and grab both pieces at a glance.

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I Haven't Worn a Bra in Years—Here's What I Wear Instead

I Haven't Worn a Bra in Years—Here's What I Wear Instead

When I turned 13 (and finally started to go through puberty), all I wanted was to start wearing a bra. By the time I was 14, all I wanted was to stop wearing a bra. I had quickly learned what most of us already know—that bras are typically uncomfortable, rigid, and cut into your under-boob area. The most relieving part of my day was when I finally got home and could peel off my bra. So I soon decided to stop wearing bras altogether.

That brought challenges, however, as I wasn’t yet entirely comfortable with the idea of going braless. So I decided to dip my toes in the water by rotating through several bra alternatives—all of which were certainly more comfortable than my go-to underwire bra. If you, too, want to forgo bras without totally abandoning the support and shape they offer, keep scrolling to … Read the rest

7 of the Best Strapless Bras Ever, According to Our Editors

7 of the Best Strapless Bras Ever, According to Our Editors

No matter how much you hate strapless bras, there really is no avoiding them during the summer. Even if you’re a free-the-nip kind of a person yourself, there always seems to be one or two events or even specific articles of clothing that require wearing one. So instead of having you dig through your underwear drawer for that one strapless bra you wore in high school that may or not be from Forever 21, we’re here to share our personal favorites that have been tried and tested. You know, so you don’t have to.

Each of the Who What Wear editors here has tried their fair share of strapless bras (and bras in general), have written countless stories about the ones with the best customer reviews, and so on and so forth. So would we say trusting us as legit sources is a wise choice? Yes, we would. Below, you … Read the rest

The Comfortable Bra Style You'll Regret Overlooking

The Comfortable Bra Style You'll Regret Overlooking

After coming home from a long day, there is nothing better than the relief of finally taking off your bra and letting yourself loose from the uncomfortable confines you’ve been subjected to for hours on end. (Sorry to sound so dramatic, but I think you know what I mean). There is nothing worse, however than struggling to wrap your hands around your back while peering over your shoulder into the mirror as you attempt to undo the snag in the clasp in the back. Is a little support and functionality too much to ask for?

The solution to both these problems is simple—front-closure bras. Not only does this supremely comfortable style boast a clasp in the front that is perfectly situated for easy removal, but they also pull your breasts forward and together, which provides the exact support and lift a lot of us look for in our favorite bras. Read the rest

The 9 Best-Selling Bras of All Time on Who What Wear

The 9 Best-Selling Bras of All Time on Who What Wear

Buying bras can be an arduous and tricky process. Sizing, coverage, and fabric vary greatly from brand to brand, and it can take an exhausting amount of trial and error to find the perfect one for you. Moreover, not all bras are created equal, and choosing a bra that’s right for your body type and possesses the features you desire is a matter of personal preference.

In order to make the bra-shopping process somewhat easier, today we’re sharing the top nine best-selling bras of all time on Who What Wear. These are bras that you—our dear readers—have loved and bought in abundance since we launched our site. In order to give you extra insight into the qualities of these top-selling bras, we editors put them to the test ourselves. Scroll on to see the top-selling bras of all time listed in order of the number of units sold, and read … Read the rest

The Best Maternity Bras to Get You Through Your Pregnancy (and After)

The Best Maternity Bras to Get You Through Your Pregnancy (and After)

If you’re pregnant and asking yourself if you need to buy a new bra, the answer is undoubtedly yes. I am currently six months along and have swiftly transitioned from a B-cup to a D-cup in the blink of an eye. Breasts increase in size pretty early during pregnancy (around six to eight weeks), and many will find they outgrow their bras rather quickly. The hormonal shifts, weight gain, and expanding rib cage associated with pregnancy contribute to this growth, as will mammary glands preparing to make milk later in pregnancy.

I was tempted to squeeze into my regular bras for as long as possible, but I quickly realized how uncomfortable my pre-pregnancy lacy bras were becoming, and they simply couldn’t support my heavy (and itchy) breasts. Time for an upgrade. There are a few options as you’re growing. 1) Buy a larger size of your normal pre-pregnancy bra. 2) … Read the rest