How to Shop for a Long-lasting Bra

Jacqueline Wells

When we find that perfect bra, we always think it’s going to last forever. Not true. However, certain factors can prolong the shelf life of a bra. Even if, at some point in its lifespan, it will be time to move on. Here are some quick tips on how to shop for a long-lasting bra.

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Go for Powermesh: A supple fabric that moves when you do, powermesh provides bras with long-lasting support and care. These styles may be on the costlier side but they will hold up. Our choice? The Panache Jasmine Balconnet Underwire Bra, a sleek combination of beauty and function in the form of a flattering balconnet style, complete with a dramatic floral print.

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Keep Sports on the Field: Even if your bra is lightweight, comfortable and stretchy, the only bra you should be wearing for workouts is a sports bra. Fortunately, we feature a wide array of sports bras in various cups sizes, so you can have the comfort of a regular bra with the support of a sport-driven style. The Moving Comfort Juno Sports Bra is wireless and features light padding with a wide elastic underband to keep you moving both on and off the treadmill.

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Widen Up: When it comes to your straps, wider choices won’t wear out as quickly as skinnier styles with little elastic. The Freya Deco Vibe Underwire Convertible Plunge T-Shirt Bra offers a seamless feel with wide-set, fully adjustable, ruched elastic straps.

If your underwire is popping out from a relatively new bra, check out our video on why:


If you still think it’s time for a new bra, check out our latest arrivals: