Fit Guides


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    Like a bra’s little sister, a bralette (soft cup bra)
    generally offers more comfort than
    support. Bralettes usually provide a flexible
    fit, so they work for different breast sizes.

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    Front close bras are easy to
    put on/take off, and they eliminate
    hardware bulge in the back.

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    Instantly reduce your bustline up to
    one inch and give you a sleek shape
    so your clothes fit better.

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    Feature padded cups that boost the
    breasts giving the appearance of
    more volume and added cleavage.

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    Have straps that meet toward the center of the back
    so they remain hidden under shoulder-baring tops.
    Some bras convert to racerback style with a J-hook.

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    Designed to minimize bounce and provide
    support during low- to high-impact activities.

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    Designed to stay securely in
    place without straps so they work
    well with any tricky neckline.

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    Have light padding that provides opacity,
    shaping and a smooth look under clothes.

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    Designed with a wire to separate and
    contain breasts for a more defined bustline.

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    Do not have foam cups and
    work with your natural shape.

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    Can have foam cups or be unlined, but they
    do not have underwire. They are designed
    to offer more support than a bralette.

Understanding The Different Types of Bras

At Wacoal, we believe that wearing the right bra can change your look as well as your outlook. Use our comprehensive Bra Style Guide to learn more about different types of bras. This guide describes how our bra styles fit, look, and feel. It also provides information about how different bras pair with clothes.

Our Bra Style Guide will empower you with the knowledge that will help you make informed choices about the bras that will work best for your breast size and shape as well as your lifestyle.

Our Bra Style Guide will help you identify the bra types that will work best for you. You will, for example, learn more about what makes a bralette different from a wire free bra and why a balconette bra is the perfect choice to pair with open neck tops. b.tempt'd has all the bra styles you need to feel confident, stylish, and supported all day long. Use our Bra Style Guide and shop with greater confidence as you build the perfect bra wardrobe.

Have questions about our bra styles? Contact us. Our Service Consultants are here to help. You can even schedule a complimentary Virtual Bra Consultation with one of our Fit Experts, or use one of the bra fit tools on our Find Your Fit page. At Wacoal, we're committed to helping you find the perfect bra for your needs.