Bra Centre

Here you’ll find plenty of advice on bra-sizing, fashion essentials and shopping for the perfect fit, as well as articles about maternity and nursing bras, recycling and much, much more.

History of bras

In her book, Bra: A Thousand Years of Style, Support and Seduction, Stephanie Pedersen looks at the humble beginnings of the bra, and how it has evolved over the years from a modest binding to a designer object of desire.

Bra basics

The majority of women wear a bra most of the time, so you would think we should somehow instinctively know what to do, yet so many of us are in the dark about the most valuable piece of clothing available to womankind. Let us turn the light on to some of the basics of the bra.

Forget smartphones – smart bras may become the latest in wearable tech

From keeping you fit to detecting cancer, finding true love and beyond, there’s an app for that. Sorry, by app, we actually mean a bra…

Life savers for a larger bust

An ample bosom is one of the most sought-after features of femininity, but anyone with a large chest will tell you that a cavernous cleavage is not all it’s cracked up to be; shapely curves come at a price.

Bra sizing unravelled

Approximately 80% of women are wearing the wrong bra size, which sounds ridiculous when very few people wear the wrong sized trousers or jumper. Surely sizing a bra is not rocket science?

Choose the right swimwear for your bust

With summer on the way and many of us busy booking holidays, the issue of squeezing into a bikini or swimsuit may well be lurking at the back of your mind.

Bra types explained

Most people think that a bra is just a bra, but once you know the different types you can choose the right one for your shape, outfit and activity.

Is it necessary to wear a bra?

The long and the short answer to this question is – no. It’s not necessary any more than any other clothing item is necessary, be it low-rise jeans, stilettos or that coveted fake fur gilet you picked up in the sales last week.

How to choose a maternity bra

Buying a bra can be confusing enough at any time of life – but when you are pregnant, your ever-expanding body shape can make finding the perfect fit even trickier!

Where to shop for bigger bra sizes

According to a survey conducted in 1997 by bra maker, Triumph, us busty babes in the UK have the biggest breasts in Europe. The poll revealed that more than half of us Brits – 57% to be precise – need a D cup or larger.

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