Bra-fitters Speak: 5 Tips to Know Before You Shop

Here at myBratelier, the focus is on lingerie that we’re making ourselves, but I also want to include tips to help us all shop as more knowledgeable and informed consumers. And for those of us who do sew our own bras, there’s always something more to learn, right?

Help is on the way! This slideshow from Refinery29* reveals the top 5 tips to know before you shop— straight from professional bra fitters. If you’ve never had a bra fitting, reading through their advice, which ranges from how to fasten your bra to considering tailoring, will help you shop with confidence!


 Caution: Slideshow includes some illustrations (no photos) that could be considered NSFW.


 

How do you choose a bra?
With an overwhelming variety of bras available everywhere these days, where do you start? Refinery29’s slideshow will help you to see past all the color and lace to focus on fit. (Click the photo to go to the slideshow.)

* I am not affiliated with Refinery29 in any way; I just really like their posts, which is why I share them (and their links). As always, I will be up front with you about affiliations, but as of now (3/17/16), I have zero affiliations, and don’t plan to change that. However, if something does change, I will let you know immediately. I want my blogs to be helpful and interesting, maybe a little provocative, but not just about selling.

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And don’t miss all my color-palette-related excitement at the  A Musing blog! (Click on the dots above to visit my mother ship, Colormusing.com.)

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