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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 ...READ MORE >>
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 AvailableAUS 8 (UK 30) D - G cups AUS 10 (UK 32) D - GG ... READ MORE >>
Here’s a bra specifically made for side support - something a lot of fuller-busted women want. The side support in Freya Hero allows your bust to sit closer to your chest rather than under your arms. This essential is a bra drawer necessity as a popular everyday bra. Designed with a four-sectioned cup, adding extreme structure to the fit, you’ll find the side support panel to be very effective.
Sizes AvailableAUS 6 (UK 28) D - J cup AUS 8 – 14 (UK 30 – 36) D - K cups AUS 16 (UK 38) ... READ MORE >>
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 ...READ MORE >>
I love you. How many times do we say this to others? It rolls off the tongue easily, meaningfully and truthfully. How often do you say it to yourself? Lingerie may be a necessity; an everyday basic that as a fuller busted woman you can’t go without, however it's been portrayed as something you splash out on to impress someone else. You’re the one that’s wearing this underwear, you need to feel your best in it. With that in mind, have a read of these empowering reasons to wear READ MORE >>
‘’I want something that lifts me up and pulls me in from the sides." Every bigger-busted woman’s dream is to get a lift and not have their breast tissue irritating their underarms. Many bras have side-slings which bring them facing forward but none have the extreme projection offered by an Ewa Michalak bra. The Ewa Michalak Bibi BM Bra is a non-moulded, fuller balconette style that still allows you to wear lower necklines, it lends itself well to scoop or square necklines. The delicate material is made sturdier by ...READ MORE >>
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 ...READ MORE >>
Fuller-busted plunge bras are hard to come by, so the release of the Elomi Matilda bra was widely rejoiced by our customers and fitting team! Matilda is one of few Elomi bras that start in a size 10 back; from a 10GG up to a 22G, the Elomi Matilda bra has become a firm favourite for many women. Fuller-busted, but you want something that sits low without having a double-boob effect? The Elomi Matilda is made with gorgeous sheer fabric, yet it’s supportive and close to being a ...READ MORE >>
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 ...READ MORE >>
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 ...READ MORE >>