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Bra Fitting

Freya Dreamcatcher Plunge Balcony Bra

For years bra shopping has been perceived as something forced upon you. A ritual that is usually put off for as long as possible, especially if you're blessed with a fuller bust. But things have changed and women who wear D+ cup finally have choice - we promise! We believe bra shopping can be enjoyable. Of course, a few nerves may be present, but once you’re in store with our experienced fitters, it’s nothing but fun and informative. Gone are the days of dread when only ‘granny’ bras were on offer. ...

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Why do my bra straps fall down

Do your bra straps continually slip down? It's a common problem. Narrow or sloping shoulders can contribute, but there are a few other factors which may also explain it. And most of these relate to how well your bra fits. Read on to learn how to stop your bra straps from sliding down, once and for all. Adjust your bra straps Regularly washing and wearing your bras will eventually take its toll. The strap sliders will move after a while, so make sure you adjust the bra straps whenever you feel them loosen. Although it's your ...

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Bra Shopping With Bigger Boobs

Customers constantly tell us how much they ‘hate bra shopping’ and that it’s their ‘worst nightmare finding a bra’. If you’re being fitted by mainstream lingerie and department stores, this can be your reality. Often your size isn’t stocked, making it tiresome. Here are our tips on what to focus on when bra shopping for a fuller bust. Acceptance We love body acceptance but sometimes to get to this point you need to understand that often it's the bra, not you that is making you feel unhappy about your body. If you have a ...

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Corin Virgina Moulded Bra

Corin Virginia bra is one of our fitters’ favourites - it is perfect for everyday wear; it is form-fitting and ticks a lot of boxes! The Virginia Moulded Bra is ideal if you're looking for something to transition you from non-moulded to moulded bras. It creates a totally seamfree appearance under your clothes, thanks to the ultra-light 3D spacer foam which is a softer approach to moulded bras, allowing a softness that moulds itself to your bust.

Sizes Available

AUS 8 (UK 30) D - G cups AUS 10 (UK 32) D - GG ...

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Underwire poking out

If you find underwired bras uncomfortable, you're not alone. At Brava, we know the reason behind an uncomfortable wire is usually the wrong bra size or style for your shape, so we will ask you to try a few we recommend as its most often a fit issue that can be corrected. After this, if you're still uncomfortable we’ll happily bring you a wire-free. If you've been avoiding underwire for years, read on to find out why that small piece of wire could actually be your friend (not your enemy)! The ...

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Our bodies are so varied, everyone is shaped uniquely. Bigger-busted women can face common challenges when bra shopping, but there are some beautiful bras designed especially to cater to D cup & up women. If you are curvy and short, you may be familiar with the below bra fitting challenges: The underwires may dig into your underarms. In the long-run, this can cause chaffing, discomfort and will be a bra that you want to throw off the minute you arrive home. Straps that are not fully-adjustable tend to sit too far down your ...

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Bra myth: DD cup is huge!

Using the term  'DD cup' excites the boys and frightens the girls. But mention you are a G cup in polite company and people will look at you in disbelief. Many women think they are D cup and always seek that size. But when they submit to a proper fitting, D cup isn't even close. At Brava, it's not unusual to fit a woman who says she is 14D into a 10G bra. It happens all the time! Afterwards, she looks and feels much better but is often shocked (and maybe ...

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Freya Sundance Sweetheart Bikini

 Well, summer is here and our fabulous beaches beckon! How comfortable do you feel in your swimwear?  At Brava we can’t help noticing that most women focus on the parts of their bodies they don’t like, which are usually invisible to everybody else. Your body image is a reflection of how you perceive, think and feel about your body. This often has no bearing at all on your actual appearance. It is common for women to believe they are larger than they really are. It’s no secret that all women feel more ...

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Panache Sports Bra

It’s best not to. When you run, your breasts can move up to 8 inches if not supported properly! Breast bounce during exercise can stretch supportive ligaments, causing your breasts to sag and possibly leading to back pain and discomfort. A good sports bra is engineered to support you much better than a regular bra, but most importantly it will give you the comfort and confidence to push harder for longer. With the range of sports bras available in D-K cup sizes nowadays, there are no more excuses! What's the best way ...

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Almost 9 out of every 10 girls aged 13-14 are failing to meet the recommended amount of exercise, according to the Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation, and for many of them the reason boils down to one easily-solvable problem – their bra. A study published in The Journal of Adolescent Health found that almost half of 11-18 year old girls – and almost two-thirds of those who wore a D+ cup size – said that their breasts had some sort of impact on their participation in sport and exercise. ...

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