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Lingerie talk is filled with discussions of bra straps or band sizes or cup design.  But there's one little piece of a bra that make a big difference in fit: the center panel, or center gore. It's that small bit of fabric between the cups that holds the cups together. Ideally, it should rest agains ...
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The first thing I learned in the lingerie business was how difficult it can be for women to find bras that fit right. For starters, sizing isn't very straightforward like it is for shoes or clothing.  Band and cup sizes can fit differently from brand to brand.  And changing a band size may mean yo ...
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If actress Jennifer Lawrence can talk about her uneven breasts on Jimmy Kimmel  I think it's safe to say the topic is out in the open. In fact, asymmetry is very common: one breast is larger than the other and may even be shaped slightly differently. The difference not only pertains to size, but to ...
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Lately there's been some controversy in the lingerie world over a French study that claims not only don't women need to wear a bra, but that bra-wearing is actually harmful.  According to a professor at the University of Franche-Comte, "Medically, physiologically, anatomically, the breast does not ...
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Do Bra Extenders Work?

We women go through so many physical changes in a lifetime that it's no wonder our bra size can fluctuate. Sometimes the cup fits just right, but the band on your bra suddenly feels too snug. In this case, many women turn to bra extenders. Bra extenders are just rectangular pieces of fabric that typ ...
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One of the most common issues we hear about from our customers at HerRoom is nipples being visible through a bra and how to avoid this. It's pretty interesting seeing how women pose this question. It can be as discreet as "I'm looking for a bra that provides modesty" to more direct language, like "I ...
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I like to think I'm open-minded to new ideas.  So, when I read yesterday about a French study claiming breasts would sag less if women went braless, I was intrigued.  But, now I've had a chance to really study it.  This has to be a hoax.Let's first start with a little reality check.  We've all s ...
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