Bras are so important in a woman’s life but how often do we really give them some thought? Wearing an ill-fitted bra can lead to health problems yet it’s estimated 2 in 3 women are wearing the wrong size. That’s a lot of ladies!
By your 60s, your size may have gone up and down several times – according to a study of 500 women, the average woman’s breasts will “change shape, size and distribution at least six times during the course of her life”.
This is why it’s so important to have a properly fitted bra, and different ones for different clothing and day-to-day use. Getting fitted is easy and you can get it done at most department stores and any lingerie or bra shop. You’ll be guaranteed to feel instantly confident and comfortable, not to mention you may have gone up a size!
Here are the four bras all women in their 60s should own:
A great seamless bra will not only have a lack of seams, but will be very comfortable and breathable. This type of bra is great for a t-shirt and can smooth out any lumps or bumps.
Things to look for in a seamless bra:
The push-up bra is a go-to if you want padding, underwire support, and a whole lot of lift. There are sexy push up bras, and ones that are just plain so you can get an added lift in sheer fabrics or if you don’t want little diamontes poking everywhere.
Things to look for in a push up bra:
These aren’t just great for wearing when you work out – sports bras can have a fashionable use in your life as well. They are usually made from very breathable fabrics and may contain mesh and cute patterns on them.
Things to look for in a sports bra:
For days when you want a little support but want to take it easy or have a break from a wired bra, a bra without is perfect. Some bras actually can come with removable underwire so you can do it both ways.
Things to look for in a soft cup bra: