How To Select A Perfect Bra For Yourself

How To Select A Perfect Bra

It is very important for a female to wear a bra that not only fits her bust properly but also makes her feel comfortable. Ill fitted bra can digs into the skin and may not be able to provide a sufficient support hurting your posture and causing pain in back, neck and shoulders. In addition, a poorly fitting bra discourages you from physical activity and affects your cloth fitting.

How To Select A Perfect Bra

How To Select A Perfect Bra

Learn in our article different types of bra and which one to select according to your preference.

Types Of Bra

Balconette

Balconette bra have horizontal top, short cups, and straps that are wide apart. This type of bra leaves the top of your breast uncovered to hide the bra beneath low neckline. You get support from underwire and straps but the support is not as you get from fuller cups. This kind of bra is best for round and small breasts.

Balconette

Balconette

Bandeau

Bandeau is teeny tube top that goes over the head without cups, straps or hooks to fasten it. It gives you a casual and comfy feeling.  Just like tube top fully covers your breast. The fabric stretches below your shoulders. This kind of bra offers little support and is best for round and small breasts.

Bandeau

Bandeau

Bralette

Bralette are stylish bra that can be worn even as an outwear.Usually they do not have cups, padding or underwire. Bralette gives full coverage but you will not get as much as support from them as the cup bra. It is best for smaller bust that do not need much support.

Bralette

Bralette

Built in

They provide the same amount of coverage as tank top but are not great for support. They are best for Slender and smaller breast shapes. Females with wide set breast wearing it will find breasts spilling out of the bra.

Built in

Built in

Cage – 

Cage bra got its name because of the multiple straps that spread below or above the top for elegant look. It vary in coverage but usually favours showing cleavage rather than coverage. It gives lots of support  due to several straps. Regardless of shape and size, anyone can go for cage bra. It is best for bondage or groth look.

Cage

Cage

Convertible – 

Convertible bra offers you multiple styles in just one bra. By removing the strap, you can make it strapless and re- attach when required. Coverage vary according to the style and attachment of strap. Convertible bra are best for females of all bra sizes and shapes. It is cost effective as in just one bra you get many styles. It is designed to be supported but you get most support with straps attached.

Convertible

Convertible

Cupless

Cupless bra gives the glimpse of a cup less bra with little or no material over the cups and the nipple area.  It gives a very little coverage and little support with underwire and straps at base of bust. It works best for firmer and small breasts.

Cupless

Cupless

 Demi

Demi bra have deep cut that goes halfway over the bust. It can be well paired with V-neck top without the worrying of the bra cups being showed. It covers only the bottom half of the breast and the undersides.  It gives great support but you need to pay attention to the wiring, straps and sizing. It is best for firm and small bra and sagging breasts.

 Demi

Demi

Front open bra 

It has a fastener between the two cups in the front. The coverage depends whether it is a push up bra or a sports bra.  Female of any breast size and shape can opt for front open bra.

Front open bra

Front open bra

Full coverage bra

As the name suggests it is a bra that provides full coverage. It is best for big breasts. The bra has usually has underwire and is made up of stretchy material that provides full support.

Full coverage bra

Full coverage bra

Halter – 

This is specially designed to be worn with halter tops. It has a strap that goes around your neck. The coverage vary depending upon the design that may make you show some cleavage. The bra is best for any size or shape but is best for females with small breast.

Halter

Halter

High neck Bra – 

The fabric of high neck bra covers the whole chest. It comes in different type including sports bra. It has lots of coverage and gives high level of support. It usually has moulded cup and is comfortable especially if you are self-conscious about symmetry or evenness of your breast.

Lower back bra –

The bra usually have U – shaped scoop around your back. It comes in various style. It provides no coverage and is best for small breast.

Lower back bra

Lower back bra

Long line bra – 

It covers the same area that crop top covers. It gives full coverage to your body even beyond the bust and are super supportive.

Long line bra

Long line bra

Our article has provided you with brief idea of types of bra. Choose the one that fits you best, provides well-support and is comfortable.

Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta
Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta:  Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.

You must be logged in to post a comment Login