A new year means a fresh start to all things. Why not go ahead and refresh your lingerie basics—bras and panties? Now’s a great time to stock up on new essentials for all your outfits. Discovering the right bras and panties to fit with every article of clothing is a chore. But, we’ve provided you with some quick tips to make your shopping easier. Read on.
There are numerous types of bras. Here’s a quick rundown of all the bra styles and their benefits:
Full Coverage: Gentle support that smooths and complements your shape
Wirefree: Natural lift and comfortable enough to wear every day
Underwire: Additional lift for subtle cleavage and lasting support
Push Up: A low neckline’s BFF—minimal coverage and padded for sexy lift
Minimizer: Smooth lines and fabulous shape while making the bust appear smaller
Plunge: A deep-cut silhouette perfect for lower-cut tops
Balconette: Medium coverage, smooth lift and seamless fit that flaunts your curves
Demi: Cleavage-enhancing shape that provides less coverage
Strapless: All-day support under tanks, dresses, cold-shoulder styles and more
Bralette: All-day comfort and natural lift that shows a hint of lace
Racerback: No-show straps under sleeveless tops
T-Shirt: Smooth and contoured to create an ultra-sleek look
Finding your bra size is not as hard as you think. Just follow the tips in our guide. Or you can visit one of our certified bra fit specialists in store. With a range of sizes up to 54J, you’re sure to find exactly the right fit and the right style. Plus, all the national and private brands you’ve grown to love are available.
The cut of women’s panties is crucial to a day of comfort. A variety of fabrics: cotton, knit, microfiber, lace, satin and more ensures there’s a casual to fancy pair for every occasion. Make sure you have panties for every pants, skirt and shorts. Read on for some of the most common types of panties and the coverage they provide.
Hi-Cut: High waist, moderate to full coverage
Brief: High waist, full coverage
Bikini: Low rise, moderate coverage
Hipster: Sporty cut, full coverage
Thong: Triangular cut, no panty lines
Cheeky: Low rise, moderate coverage
Control Brief: High waist, full coverage, creates a smooth silhouette
Boyshort: Sporty full coverage
Feel good about yourself by restocking your lingerie drawer basics for the new year. Then, maybe you’ll be inspired to clean out your closet and clothes and simplify.