Buying Bras Online

Written by Reno Charlton

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As well as saving time and inconvenience by ordering your bra online, you can also save money. Because online retailers generally have far lower overheads than bricks-and-mortar shops, they can afford to offer generous discounts to customers, so you could findrepparttar perfect bra at an absolute bargain price.

A Bit of Bra History:

The idea of a bra - although not as we know it today started as early as 2500BC where female warriors in Crete fashioned a garment that uplifted their breasts, pushing them upwards and outwards. Moving forward, women in Greece and Rome began to strap bands around their breasts in order to minimizerepparttar 145766 size and keep them in place.

Inrepparttar 145767 sixteenth century, corsets became allrepparttar 145768 rage for women, and these remainedrepparttar 145769 main items of breast control and enhancement for several centuries - not just forrepparttar 145770 effect they had onrepparttar 145771 breasts but also forrepparttar 145772 slimming effect they had onrepparttar 145773 waist. However, asrepparttar 145774 centuries went on, corsets became more and more restrictive until it got torepparttar 145775 point where they were damagingrepparttar 145776 internal organs of those that squeezed themselves in to them.

In 1889, a corset-maker known as Herminie Cadolle invented a garment that supportedrepparttar 145777 breasts inrepparttar 145778 more traditional way that we know today - byrepparttar 145779 shoulders. This was followed several years later byrepparttar 145780 patenting ofrepparttar 145781 "breast supporter" by Marie Tucek, a garment that was fashioned very likerepparttar 145782 bras of today. Then, in 1912repparttar 145783 word brassiere was included forrepparttar 145784 first time inrepparttar 145785 Oxford dictionary, and rest is indeed history.

Of courserepparttar 145786 bra has changed enormously overrepparttar 145787 years, having been transformed from something that resembled a couple of small sacks with attached straps torepparttar 145788 wild and sexy lingerie that we see for sale today. In days long gone, bras were a necessity and that's all they were. However, overrepparttar 145789 past century all that has changed; Hollywood icons, world-famous supermodels, and top designers have helped to turnrepparttar 145790 simple bra in to a sexy, figure-enhancing garment that makes us feel as good as it can make us look.

You can now get all sorts of bras, from full-figure bras and nursing bras to backless bras and push-up bras. Whatever type of look you are trying to achieve, there is certain to be a bra type that will serverepparttar 145791 purpose. Your breasts can be minimized, maximized, pushed up, shoved out, and even inflated atrepparttar 145792 touch of a button!

Reno Charlton is an award-winning author and freelance writer providing consumer information on such topics as plus size full figure bras, nursing and maternity bras, and strapless and backless bras.

Bra Sizes and Bra Types - Finding the Right Fit!

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The Internet isrepparttar source of a vast array of bras: you can find all colours, styles, sizes and prices online. Whether you want something cheap but effective or whether you are looking forrepparttar 145765 latest in designer bras,repparttar 145766 Internet isrepparttar 145767 place where you are certain to find it.

Different Sizes

The bra sizes available these days are incredible, and whether you are large, small or in between you can get a great fit atrepparttar 145768 right price - and you can choose from some stunning designs and styles.

You no longer have to compromise onrepparttar 145769 look, comfort and style of your bra, whether you are an A cup or a G cup. These days,repparttar 145770 power ofrepparttar 145771 Internet allows you to choose from retailers all overrepparttar 145772 country - in fact, all overrepparttar 145773 world - so choice is something you will have plenty of.

Special Occasions

We all haverepparttar 145774 odd occasion where we need a special type of bra to really set off that stunning dress or that flowing gown. The good news is that there are plenty of special occasion bras around. You can get backless or strapless bras for that sexy little black number, sheer bras for that special night of passion, push-up bras for when you want to makerepparttar 145775 most of your assets, minimiser bras forrepparttar 145776 times when you want to tone it down a little - in fact, you really can get a bra for every occasion.

Colors and Materials

These days there is also a vast choice in colours and materials, leaving you spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a bra. Some ofrepparttar 145777 popular materials for a range of occasions include:

  • Cotton
  • Lace
  • Satin
  • Lycra

Andrepparttar 145778 colours available are incredible. You can choose from white, black, red, green, pink, purple, beige, blue, silver, gold - every colour you can think of. If you fancy something a little different, you can get all sorts of prints and designs on your bra as well, sorepparttar 145779 choice is endless.

Other Bra Types

As mentioned earlier, there are bras available for every occasion, taste and budget, not just special occasions. Whether you are a housewife, a mother-to-be, a new mother, a teenager, a fitness fanatic, or whatever else, you can getrepparttar 145780 perfect bra for you. These include:

  • Teenage bras
  • Nursing bras
  • Maternity bras
  • Sports bras
  • Full size bras
  • Petite bras
  • Designer bras

With so many bras available forrepparttar 145781 women of today, it is at last possible to combine comfort and affordability with style and sophistication; and practicality and support with sexy and savvy.

Reno Charlton is an award-winning author and freelance writer providing consumer information on such topics as plus size and full figure bras, sheer bras and sports bras.

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