Plus today, there’s little excuse for poor kit: brands are patenting new shapes and fabrics, and there are far more brands catering for more types of breast (last week Nike announced its first plus-size range).
Dating with padded bra
Perhaps your schedule is frenzied, perhaps you have plenty else you’d rather do.
It’s embarrassing and uncomfortable — and very typical.
The second I take my bra off when I get home, I’m done for the night.
My boobs have been trapped in this contraption ALL DAY and just need to breathe. Unfortunately, we live in a world where wearing bras is a must. When I didn’t have large breasts, I would go bra-less all the time.
It is also a topic that is having an increasingly profound effect on men.
We, men, have been very silent on body shaming — even though we do it to each other all the time.
It is estimated that 80 per cent of women wear the wrong size bra, a figure that includes unsuitable sports bras, and research from Sweaty Betty finds that 75 per cent of women don’t wear a sports bra at all when exercising.
You’d laugh at the wilful silliness of it all — except that sets off post-workout boob ache. Whether you’re an A or an E, you should be strapping in, and aside from the pain during and afterwards, you can also do permanent damage.
Sometimes you need to let your boobs YOLO a little, you know?