Bra fitting

Online Bra Size Calculators Are Misleading, Terribly Misleading

I’ve mentioned multiple times so far that my ‘true’ bra size is 30F. But really, how did I come up with this result? I used an online calculator and then tried on bras in store, having a good idea of how bras are supposed to fit. However, when I went in store and told the…… Continue reading Online Bra Size Calculators Are Misleading, Terribly Misleading

Bra reviews

Dreams and Underthings Review: Handmade Comfort & Support

Now, before I really get into this, I want to say that I wrongly measured myself and ordered a size that is too small: I got a 30E instead of a F, which is the size I now know to be mine after remeasuring and trying on bras in store. It is 100% my fault…… Continue reading Dreams and Underthings Review: Handmade Comfort & Support

Bra fitting

The Most Commonly Believed Myths About Bras, Debunked

Not only do we know very little about bra sizing, but we have also developed a host of beliefs about what bras do, don’t do, or are supposed to do. All of that thanks to, you guessed it, our magnificent mass-produced lingerie industry, but also thanks to new-age pseudoscientific hoaxes and general lack of proper…… Continue reading The Most Commonly Believed Myths About Bras, Debunked

Bra reviews

Where I Am and Where I Want to Go

As of now, I have 3 workable bralettes that I wear one after the other, two of which will soon be due for retirement, but I wanted to quickly review them, because I have found them to be nice options for people with fibromyalgia, even when having an uncommon bust size. My current uttermost favourite…… Continue reading Where I Am and Where I Want to Go

General posts

Chronic Illness & Bras: An Uphill Battle

If you have a chronic illness that includes generalized pain in its symptoms, the struggle to find a bra that doesn’t hurt is probably very familiar to you. Well, for me, it has been a very important component of my journey towards learning how to live with chronic illness, and this journey is, I fear,…… Continue reading Chronic Illness & Bras: An Uphill Battle