Ok, the bra-less question got me thinking.....

Jennifer - posted on 08/17/2011 ( 25 moms have responded )

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What are the most comfortable bras you have ever found? What are the best bras for wearing out, ie make you look your best, or feel your best? Anyone ever found both one bra that is best for both? I'm interest for 'big girl' sizes, but anyone answer!

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And if you are spending $20 on a bra that looses it's shape after a year, you are really spending more than buying a $68 bra that will last 5 years....not much more, but why not get the most comfy?

Stifler's - posted on 11/23/2011

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Honestly I have bought expensive bras and my Target bras lasted longer.

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I'm a 32D, so I have a big breast, but I'm not big around.

For everyday wear, I love Spanx bra-llelujia from Dillards. It clasps in the front so there is no annoying hook stabbing at your spine when you lean back. The cups are lined, but not padded for good support and to keep the "headlights" hidden when it's cold. The band is made of a stretch material that completely eliminates bra lines in even the clingiest blouses. It is also really comfy because there is no elastic biting into your ribs--I can wear them all day!


For strapless, I wear Aries Audrey bra. It is lined as well, and is cut to go just above the curve of the breast so it doesn't slide down. It also uses a gel grip along the elastic line and wire ribbing in the back to keep the band sitting where it should. I practically LIVE in this bra in the summer time--I love to wear it under cami's, spaghetti tanks, and halters.

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No longer just hidden under shirts, Victoria's Secret brought the bra out into the open, making it a real fashion statement.

But could a woman's bra actually be dangerous to her health?



"Our research has shown that the bras issue, we believe is the leading cause of breast cancer", said Sydney Ross Singer, who wrote a book about what he believes is a link between breast cancer and bras.



"In fact to look at breast disease and ignore bras is like looking at foot disease and ignoring tight shoes," said Singer.



Singer's center conducted a study involving five thousand American women, half had breast cancer.



They looked at past behavior, including how tight the bras were and how long the women wore them. Here's what they found:



Women who wore a bra for 24 hours a day, had a 3 out of 4 chance of developing breast cancer.



If a bra is worn 12 hours a day, there was a 1 in 7 risk.



And women who didn't wear a bra had about the same rate of developing breast cancer as a man.



"So what's happening with the bra is that women are preventing the proper flushing of fluid and toxins out of their breasts," said Singer.



Singer claims a bra is too constricting, interfering with the body's lymphatic system.



This causes toxins to build up, eventually causing cancer.



"If you get rid of the bra, your breasts will finally be able to flush out the fluid," said Singer.



But mainstream medical doctors dismiss the study.



"There's no evidence in any of the world research data that I'm aware of that supports the fact that breast cancer risk is increased by wearing a bra or a bra that's too tight," said Dr. Ermilo Barrera of the American Cancer Society.



Dr. Barrera says women should get mammograms to reduce risk factors and not worry about their bras.



"Watch their weight, exercise, drink only in moderation and don't smoke," said Doctor Hussein.



Doctor Atif Hussein, Medical Director at the Memorial Cancer Institute calls the bra study interesting, but said, "it really is hard to tell you wearing the bra in itself was the contributing factor."



He says it's not the bra, but the risk factors of the women who wear them that is the deciding factor.



"Women who may be overweight tend to wear bras, therefore I would say the factors that contributed to those women wearing the bra contributed to their high risk rather than the bra itself," said Doctor Hussein. He said the issue should be studied more.



But despite criticism from the medical community, Singer is sticking to his mission saying, "there's absolutely nothing good about bras, it's completely a fashion accessory."



He is encouraging women to banish their bras for better health, saying, "We live in a culture where women feel insecure with a natural bust line, but if the price of fashion is disease, then you have to decide whether you want to participate in that or not."



Singer is now studying women who go bra-free to find out if they have lower rates of breast cancer.



Sorboni Banerjee, 7News.



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No longer just hidden under shirts, Victoria's Secret brought the bra out into the open, making it a real fashion statement.

But could a woman's bra actually be dangerous to her health?



"Our research has shown that the bras issue, we believe is the leading cause of breast cancer", said Sydney Ross Singer, who wrote a book about what he believes is a link between breast cancer and bras.



"In fact to look at breast disease and ignore bras is like looking at foot disease and ignoring tight shoes," said Singer.



Singer's center conducted a study involving five thousand American women, half had breast cancer.



They looked at past behavior, including how tight the bras were and how long the women wore them. Here's what they found:



Women who wore a bra for 24 hours a day, had a 3 out of 4 chance of developing breast cancer.



If a bra is worn 12 hours a day, there was a 1 in 7 risk.



And women who didn't wear a bra had about the same rate of developing breast cancer as a man.



"So what's happening with the bra is that women are preventing the proper flushing of fluid and toxins out of their breasts," said Singer.



Singer claims a bra is too constricting, interfering with the body's lymphatic system.



This causes toxins to build up, eventually causing cancer.



"If you get rid of the bra, your breasts will finally be able to flush out the fluid," said Singer.



But mainstream medical doctors dismiss the study.



"There's no evidence in any of the world research data that I'm aware of that supports the fact that breast cancer risk is increased by wearing a bra or a bra that's too tight," said Dr. Ermilo Barrera of the American Cancer Society.



Dr. Barrera says women should get mammograms to reduce risk factors and not worry about their bras.



"Watch their weight, exercise, drink only in moderation and don't smoke," said Doctor Hussein.



Doctor Atif Hussein, Medical Director at the Memorial Cancer Institute calls the bra study interesting, but said, "it really is hard to tell you wearing the bra in itself was the contributing factor."



He says it's not the bra, but the risk factors of the women who wear them that is the deciding factor.



"Women who may be overweight tend to wear bras, therefore I would say the factors that contributed to those women wearing the bra contributed to their high risk rather than the bra itself," said Doctor Hussein. He said the issue should be studied more.



But despite criticism from the medical community, Singer is sticking to his mission saying, "there's absolutely nothing good about bras, it's completely a fashion accessory."



He is encouraging women to banish their bras for better health, saying, "We live in a culture where women feel insecure with a natural bust line, but if the price of fashion is disease, then you have to decide whether you want to participate in that or not."



Singer is now studying women who go bra-free to find out if they have lower rates of breast cancer.



Sorboni Banerjee, 7News.



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Janelle - posted on 11/23/2011

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jcpenney carries a lot of comfortable bras in many sizes. so does kohls. vs makes the best sports bra. them puppies dont move! but last i knew weren't large sizes. i also like vs angels ipex

Christina - posted on 11/22/2011

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I am not a fan of victoia secret they are pricey and wear out fast, can never find one with out underwire and it always ends up poking me... i love playtex 18 hour bras I am an odd size 34DD and they always have them they are comfy and work with most shirts, they have work out bras and lacey sexy ones too... good luck finding a great one for ya

Liz - posted on 11/22/2011

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As a 38 L, I'm not going to be going braless, no matter what spurious reports get added to this thread! :D I like my back straight and my boobs not to be lower than my navel, swinging around like elephant ears, thanks!



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Michelle - posted on 11/05/2011

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I don't have much to show in that area LOL. However, the most comfy bras I've worn are sports bras but to "look my best" so to speak when going out I wear a wonderbra - makes me look like i've got at least something under my clothes LOL

Erica - posted on 11/05/2011

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Im a 34G I go to a specialty shop that sizes you medically. Victoria secret does not measure correctly. I pay about $80 a bra but they last me a year. Try contacting ur local hospital and see if they have a center

Montana - posted on 11/04/2011

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I LOVE Victorias Secret. I REALLY believe with bras you get what you pay for. They make me feel like one of the angels n they drive my hubby crazy! My sis inlaw has a very large chest and her size is not as VS but she says Lane Bryant is comparable.

Cara - posted on 11/04/2011

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I am 36D. Was 34D before kids. I have the hardest time finding a bra in my size, places always seem to assume if your boobs are big then you must be a little bigger too. In all honesty, the best most comfortable bra i ever had was one from victorias secret. it fit perfect. it was cute, sexy and comfortable! I just hated that it was 60 stinkin dollars!

Deb - posted on 11/04/2011

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I'm a 46 DD and I have trouble finding a comfortable bra also that gives me the support I need. What I found to support is under wire bras, but I don't like getting gouged after they have been washed a few times. I like the front closure bras because it seems to give me the support I need and helps me to keep my back straight with all that weight I have in the front. I've finally broke down and started paying a little more for my bras to get them them to fit and have comfort. As far as barless. I won't do that again. I went without one for a few days when I was sick. Big mistake. When I put one back on I thought I was have a heart attack. What happened was the muscles had relaxed and by putting the bra on I was pulling on them. It was painful for a couple of days!

Melissa - posted on 09/03/2011

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I am 36 EE and 4'11"...ugh ...and nothing is comfortable..lol
At home I wear soft maternity sleep bras if I have to..
Out I wear Victoria secret but I can't wait to take that thing off every chance I get!

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Banish the Bra?

No longer just hidden under shirts, Victoria's Secret brought the bra out into the open, making it a real fashion statement.

But could a woman's bra actually be dangerous to her health?

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They looked at past behavior, including how tight the bras were and how long the women wore them. Here's what they found:

Women who wore a bra for 24 hours a day, had a 3 out of 4 chance of developing breast cancer.

If a bra is worn 12 hours a day, there was a 1 in 7 risk.

And women who didn't wear a bra had about the same rate of developing breast cancer as a man.

"So what's happening with the bra is that women are preventing the proper flushing of fluid and toxins out of their breasts," said Singer.

Singer claims a bra is too constricting, interfering with the body's lymphatic system.

This causes toxins to build up, eventually causing cancer.

"If you get rid of the bra, your breasts will finally be able to flush out the fluid," said Singer.

But mainstream medical doctors dismiss the study.

"There's no evidence in any of the world research data that I'm aware of that supports the fact that breast cancer risk is increased by wearing a bra or a bra that's too tight," said Dr. Ermilo Barrera of the American Cancer Society.

Dr. Barrera says women should get mammograms to reduce risk factors and not worry about their bras.

"Watch their weight, exercise, drink only in moderation and don't smoke," said Doctor Hussein.

Doctor Atif Hussein, Medical Director at the Memorial Cancer Institute calls the bra study interesting, but said, "it really is hard to tell you wearing the bra in itself was the contributing factor."

He says it's not the bra, but the risk factors of the women who wear them that is the deciding factor.

"Women who may be overweight tend to wear bras, therefore I would say the factors that contributed to those women wearing the bra contributed to their high risk rather than the bra itself," said Doctor Hussein. He said the issue should be studied more.

But despite criticism from the medical community, Singer is sticking to his mission saying, "there's absolutely nothing good about bras, it's completely a fashion accessory."

He is encouraging women to banish their bras for better health, saying, "We live in a culture where women feel insecure with a natural bust line, but if the price of fashion is disease, then you have to decide whether you want to participate in that or not."

Singer is now studying women who go bra-free to find out if they have lower rates of breast cancer.

Sorboni Banerjee, 7News.

(Copyright 2008 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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Banish the Bra?
No longer just hidden under shirts, Victoria's Secret brought the bra out into the open, making it a real fashion statement.
But could a woman's bra actually be dangerous to her health?
"Our research has shown that the bras issue, we believe is the leading cause of breast cancer", said Sydney Ross Singer, who wrote a book about what he believes is a link between breast cancer and bras.
"In fact to look at breast disease and ignore bras is like looking at foot disease and ignoring tight shoes," said Singer.
Singer's center conducted a study involving five thousand American women, half had breast cancer.
They looked at past behavior, including how tight the bras were and how long the women wore them. Here's what they found:
Women who wore a bra for 24 hours a day, had a 3 out of 4 chance of developing breast cancer.
If a bra is worn 12 hours a day, there was a 1 in 7 risk.
And women who didn't wear a bra had about the same rate of developing breast cancer as a man.
"So what's happening with the bra is that women are preventing the proper flushing of fluid and toxins out of their breasts," said Singer.
Singer claims a bra is too constricting, interfering with the body's lymphatic system.
This causes toxins to build up, eventually causing cancer.
"If you get rid of the bra, your breasts will finally be able to flush out the fluid," said Singer.
But mainstream medical doctors dismiss the study.
"There's no evidence in any of the world research data that I'm aware of that supports the fact that breast cancer risk is increased by wearing a bra or a bra that's too tight," said Dr. Ermilo Barrera of the American Cancer Society.
Dr. Barrera says women should get mammograms to reduce risk factors and not worry about their bras.
"Watch their weight, exercise, drink only in moderation and don't smoke," said Doctor Hussein.
Doctor Atif Hussein, Medical Director at the Memorial Cancer Institute calls the bra study interesting, but said, "it really is hard to tell you wearing the bra in itself was the contributing factor."
He says it's not the bra, but the risk factors of the women who wear them that is the deciding factor.
"Women who may be overweight tend to wear bras, therefore I would say the factors that contributed to those women wearing the bra contributed to their high risk rather than the bra itself," said Doctor Hussein. He said the issue should be studied more.
But despite criticism from the medical community, Singer is sticking to his mission saying, "there's absolutely nothing good about bras, it's completely a fashion accessory."
He is encouraging women to banish their bras for better health, saying, "We live in a culture where women feel insecure with a natural bust line, but if the price of fashion is disease, then you have to decide whether you want to participate in that or not."
Singer is now studying women who go bra-free to find out if they have lower rates of breast cancer.
Sorboni Banerjee, 7News.
(Copyright 2008 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)



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Jennifer - posted on 08/18/2011

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I think I'm gonna try the spanx, I keep hearing good things about it. I wasa 40dd, which are easy to find, but now I'm loosing weight again, and 36 to 38 dd are hard to find! Why do bra makers think you have to be big to have large breast? I really suffered in high school- 32 dd! I was happy toput on pounds when I realized it was easier to find shirts and bras!

Sal - posted on 08/18/2011

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yep they are pricey got 2 for about $90 because i got 1half price....but great bras (need to swap for a pretty but useless one for hubby)

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i am a 18-20e and need a wire,just hate not having one,i like a wide strap minimizer,these are not sexy to look at but look great under clothes, bought new ones last weei can't belive how good they look and feel....

Katherine - posted on 08/17/2011

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I'm a 34 D And I wear wireless Victoria's Secret or whatever brand. I hate the wire so much. I've had so many poke through on me and it HURTS!
I do like the front clasp though. Much more comfy.

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The Spanx bra is $68 here, but let me tell you, it is worth EVERY PENNY!



The Aries one is only like $35, but a strapless would not hold big boobs well :(



EDIT: You know, it"s not that bad if you think about it--You only need 2-3, and they last forever if you take care of them. My oldest one is almost 3 years old and still in perfect form!

This is what I do. After J brushes his teeth, i fill his sink with warm water & detergent then drop the bra in. I soak it while I tuck J, then drain and rinse. Takes 5 minutes TOPS. I hang it in the shower to dry and by the next evening, it is dry. If you do that every evening, you can have a clean bra everyday with only 2 bras :)

Amy - posted on 08/17/2011

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I can't remember what the bra name is but I bought it at Catherines in Port Huron for like $18, there is no cup size only the around you size. They are the most comfy bra I have found, I'm a 40 E. I even sleep in them!

Tasha - posted on 08/17/2011

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Im sorry i dont have an answer for you, id also love to know. Im a 36 DDD and cant find a good comfy bra at all, im sure im missing out on some good ones cause i cant spend 60+ on a bra, i think you get what you pay for so if you can spen 100 im sure there are some awesome bras. I hope you get some answers and i know ill keep looking!

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