Tips for Bra Shopping

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Ah, bra shopping ... the joys. If the first thing that comes to your mind is super feminine floral print dressing rooms and long lines of rather somber-looking females that extend out into the far reaches of the store, well, you might not be too far off. For some of us, brasserie shopping is a breeze. But if you're reading this, you most likely haven't quite mastered the process yet.

And that's ok, bra shopping can be tricky. With a few pointers, you may find your bra-buying experience is substantially shorter this go-round. Unless you already have a favorite type of bra from a trusty brand, chances are, it's going to take you more than 5 minutes to select a bra. Hey - there's a lot to consider. Are you looking for strapless, everyday, or fun and flirty? The fabric you choose can make a huge difference in the versatility you'll get out of a bra, as well.

In addition, once you target which type of bra fits you best (underwire, lace, full cup, demi, etc.), you'll have a much quicker go of it. In the meantime, here are some bra-hunting basics to get you started.