10 Types Of Bras & How To Choose The Best One For You


Did you know that your Bra can decide your whole outfit look?

Yes, the bra is a very essential item for a girl. If you select the right type, it will enhance your figure and if you are not, then a bra can ruin your style.

There are different types of bras in the market. You can choose it according to your preference.

In this post, we will discuss the types of bras with images and names.

Plus, I will show you how to select the right bra for you in this guide.

Types of Bras

Padded Bra

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Padded bras are very important if you want to get a shaped breasts and add extra volume. Also, padded bras can hide your visible nipples.

These bras have a pad inside them or had pockets in the bra to add pads.  

Padded bras are very famous among ladies for everyday usage. 

There are wired and non-wired padded bras. You can use it as your preference.

Non-Padded Bra

Non-padded bras are coming without pads. But there are 2 or more layers of fabrics in a non-padded bra. women which have fuller breasts sometimes do not like to wear padded bras because they added more size to their breasts. for them, the non-padded bras are the best option.

T-Shirt Bra

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If you are wearing a T-Shirt or any body-hugging dress, the best bra for the outfit is the T-Shirt Bra. 

A T-Shirt Bra is also like a padded bra which is very smooth and seamless. 

If you are wearing a normal bra under a body-hugging dress, the sewing lines may be visible in your bra. You can use a T-Shirt bra instead of it, which can hide your visible things.

This bra is also can use in everyday usage.

Push Up Bra

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Push-up bras have an underwire that is really supportive to lift your bras up and give you a sexy look.

Also, these bras can prevent your bust from sagging. 

You can wear this bra if you are wearing a low-neck line dress on any classy dress as well.

Strapless Bra

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Strapless bras are useful if you are wearing a tube top, strapless outfits, or an off-shoulder dress.

These bras can hold your breasts firmly even though it has no stripes. 

Maternity Bra

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These bras are blessings for breastfeeding mothers.

These bras are designed with removable nursing panels that you can open and feed your babies.

Maternity bras have full coverage and are very comfortable for breastfeeding mothers. 

Sports Bra

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Sports bras are designed for females those who are doing workouts. 

Regular bras cannot provide you with the support that you need when doing workouts.

But sports bras are designed to support your breasts while you are doing your workouts, without sagging them. 

Also, these bras are designed to absorb sweat and dry easily.

Underwired Bra

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Underwired bras have a wire under the cup, even though it is padded or non-padded. 

These wires can help to lift your breasts without sagging and give you prominent support. 

Wearing these bras for a long time may be a bit uncomfortable due to their wire. But you need to keep one of these in your wardrobe.

Non-Wired Bra

Non-wired bras haven’t any metallic wire under the cups. But the elasticity band and the stripes give perfect support for your breasts. these types of bras are well matching for you if you are wearing them for long hours because unlike wired bras, they are comfortable.

Convertible Bra

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Due to its detachable stripes, you can style this bra into single stripes or crossed stripes that match your dress.

Front Open Bra

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Front-open bras are very useful for those who have difficulties with the hooks at the back.

Front open bras have hooks in the front.

Minimizer Bra

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Minimizer bras can reduce the appearance of a large bust. But it did not makes you uncomfortable.

How To Choose Your Bra size

If you want to choose the right bra, you need to have an idea about your bra size.

First, you need to measure your band size, by keeping the measuring tape under your breasts.

Then, measure your bust size by keeping the tape at the fullest part of your bust. Make sure it keeps it parallel to the band line.

Then subtract the band size from the bust size and you will now have the cup size.

Then check the following table and select the right bra size.

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In Conclusion

There are many bra types in the market that you can choose according to your preference. Make sure to choose what is fitted for you and comfortable.

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