Your bra’s sole purpose in life is to support you and lift you up – kind of like a best friend for your breasts. But women don’t always choose their bras as carefully as their friends.
“A lot of women don’t take the time to find their right fit,” says Ashley Kelsch, founder and bra stylist of online luxury lingerie store, Teddies for Bettys. In fact, a May 2005 worldwide study by lingerie manufacturer Wacoal found that eight out of 10 women are wearing a bra that’s the wrong size. “If you’re going to wear the wrong size bra,” Kelsch says, “it will not be able to provide the necessary lift to your boobs. They will sag due to gravity’s effect.”
Talk about a downer. Want tips on finding the perfect fit? Get them here. In the meantime, find out more fascinating facts about this wardrobe essential.