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Asymmetrical breasts

Did you know that over 50% of women have different size breasts? Surprisingly common, breast size asymmetry is the term used to describe when your breasts are different in volume, shape or position. The truth is breast asymmetry is so common that even popular celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence and Keira Knightley have opened up about their own uneven breasts. After all, your breasts are sisters not twins! Typically, women find that the asymmetry is more noticeable during puberty and it evens out during development. Why is one of my boobs bigger ...

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This blog post has been guest-written by Alison Vella from Student Musings. So I recently entered the corporate world. If I thought hiding my knockers was a problem before I was out of my flipping mind. Working in an office where tees and ripped jeans violate dress codes makes choosing an outfit an almost impossible task. It’s like having another limb to think about – an awkward protrusion to hide because some bloke decided it was inappropriate flesh to flaunt. It’s not a nightclub, you don’t want to be cat-called, or hit on or ...

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A well-fitted bra relieves back and neck stress

This blog post has been guest-written by Arti Rajput, Brava fitter and writer on City Living Coastal Loving Do you remember your first time? Walking past the mannequins winking at you from the window display, then entering the store with a ding. Accompanied by your mother who didn’t understand how her baby could fit into a bra. Or did you go with your closest friends? All a bit nervous, acting as if you knew what you were doing... pick a bra, try it on and wish for the best. Fingers crossed. ...

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Maxine & Lin Windram - Brava Lingerie

“I spent a lot of years in bras that just didn’t fit me, or were uncomfortable.” “I started having back problems and getting the right bra became really, really important.”  “Every single bra was beige.” To the fuller-busted women of the world, You are not alone; there are solutions and you can feel beautiful! Brava and Prima Donna co-produced this video project with the hopes of reaching D cup & up women everywhere who are still wearing ill-fitting, uncomfortable, beige bras. This project is for the women who cringe at the idea ...

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This blog post has been guest-written by Alison Vella from Student Musings. Heading into 2017, there is a whole area of sports medicine dedicated to supporting big breasts. There are scientists examining our grievances from a biomechanical perspective. They are researching, designing, prototyping and testing and it is their innovation that has allowed us to vault off springboards, skip over ropes and sprint to finish lines confident in the vehicle of our own flesh. Here’s how they’re doing it: They have reduced bounce There is a serious risk of knocking yourself out doing mountain ...

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Lingerie drawer

As the foundation of any great outfit, your choice of lingerie is very important in helping you feel and look fabulous. But how many different types of bras do you really need? And, more importantly, how many bras do you own that have been sitting unused and unloved for months (or years)? According to a survey done by Rigby & Peller, the average women owns (drum-roll, please)... eight bras. But we think those survey participants may have hidden a few; our guess would be closer to 20 bras (Note: I ...

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Prima Donna Madison Full Cup Bra

It's the holy grail of bra shopping for most women: the search for the bra that offers comfort and support, whilst also looking beautiful. And it does exist! In fact, we can suggest many lingerie brands designed for the fuller-bust that are so comfy you forget you're wearing them. But in recent years, there is one brand that really stands out for both our bra fitters and customers... and that is Prima Donna. Prima Donna has been a favourite at Brava ever since we first fitted it five years ago. We ...

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Elomi Energise Multiway Sports Bra

Your sports bra is the best training buddy you’ll ever have. No, really! Stay with us... it will give you confidence to reach your goals, support you like no other item of clothing, and help you to enjoy being active. A recent study found that 88% of women wear a bra during sport that doesn’t fit them properly. Now that’s a lot of discomfort, bounce and chafing going on! It got us thinking about the many customers we’ve met who have put off exercising for months ...

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Curvy Kate Luxe Strapless Bra

Do you feel confused and overwhelmed at all of the different bra terms when lingerie shopping? Don't worry, the Bra Fitter has you covered! Here are some of the basic bra shapes that you will come across while searching for D cup and up bras, and what you can expect them to do for you.

Balconette Bras

Also known as balcony bras, balconette bras are perfect as an everyday option for the D cup and up woman. They give the perfect balance of coverage and support, and they're versatile enough to be ...

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At this time of year, we’re reminded to give a special shout out to our Mums. The ones who support us, encourage us, and occasionally remind us who we are. We’re blessed with the opportunity to work with so many wonderful women at Brava – mothers, aunties, grandmothers, step mums, daughters and sisters. And we know how much the support of a good woman can mean when you really need it. Not unlike the support of a good bra! So this Mother’s Day, wherever you are on ...

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