The Best Types of Bras for Different Types of Clothing

When you find the right bra, it can make a huge difference in both how your clothes fit and how you feel in them. Certain types of bras, however, work better with certain tops. Here are the best bras for different types of clothing. » 1/20/15 4:13pm 1/20/15 4:13pm

Bras Don't Cause Breast Cancer, According to New Study

A new study has found that regularly wearing a bra does not increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer after menopause, which would be a huge weight off our shoulders except that it literally isn't. » 9/05/14 12:30pm 9/05/14 12:30pm

You Can Thank World War I for Your Bra

Turns out World War I was responsible for more than Spanish flu and modernist novels read by college freshmen: The conflict also helped American women kick the corset and embrace the bra. » 8/05/14 5:40pm 8/05/14 5:40pm

Britney Spears and David Lynch Are Both Making Bras Now

Elusive chanteuse Britney Spears and famed weirdo director/ transcendental meditation enthusiast/ amazing Louie guest star David Lynch are launching their own respective lines of women's wear. Both contain bras. » 7/24/14 9:40am 7/24/14 9:40am

Bra Thief Conveniently Strikes Italian Town of Bra

In Italy, a 28-year-old man hit up a town called Bra — yes, that is the real name — to raid local balconies for, er, bras. » 6/19/14 11:40am 6/19/14 11:40am

Welcome to the Braless Frontier

THIS JUST IN ON THE BOOB TUBE. Natural and smallish breasts are "in" and an increasing number of women are choosing to go out in the world BRALESS. » 6/03/14 2:00pm 6/03/14 2:00pm

The Hottest New Pushup Bra Is a Bra That Goes Under Your Skin

Scientists have invented a new thing to add the realm of possible body modifications humans can spend their money on and it's being referred to as "an internal bra." » 5/08/14 5:10pm 5/08/14 5:10pm

Glow-in-the-Dark Lingerie? Yup, Glow-in-the-Dark Lingerie!

Great news if you're looking to scifi your sex life: You can now purchase glow-in-the-dark lingerie. Yes, ladies, we have the technology. All of science and innovation have come to this! Perfect for a nighttime rave or your erotic Tron cosplay. » 4/29/14 4:40pm 4/29/14 4:40pm

The Dude-Bra Market in Japan Is Surprisingly Robust

The bra market for cross-dressing men (as opposed to men who want to achieve the Kellan Lutz effect with some not-at-all-obvious, custom-fitted chest cushions) is growing, thanks in part to the efforts of a Japanese online retailer. » 1/11/14 1:00pm 1/11/14 1:00pm

Microsoft Is Helping Develop a Bra That Tells Women When to Stop Eating

Don't worry, emotional overeaters; your future is bright, sort of. Thanks to a collaborative study between the Microsoft Research Institute and the University of Rochester, a new, emotional-stress-detecting bra and mobile app duo may soon be giving your already fragile emotional state the extra guilt it needs to… » 12/05/13 10:57pm 12/05/13 10:57pm

Sex, Lies and the Politics of Padded Bras

Padded, push-up bras are surprisingly contentious considering they're just small pieces of foam inside a bra. Of course, when they are on a woman's breasts, their significance and sexual nature gets exponentially magnified. » 12/05/13 6:00pm 12/05/13 6:00pm

Finally, a Padded Push-Up Bra for Men

The immemorial struggle for gender parity has finally been reached with the invention of the "Funkybod muscle enhancing top," a garment that masquerades as a tank top but is, in actuality, perhaps the world's first bra for men. » 10/23/13 4:10pm 10/23/13 4:10pm

This Is the Mostly Unwearable Bra That $10 Million Will Buy You

"So excited to be wearing the fantasy bra this year in the @victoriassecret fashion show! It was moulded on my body months ago, finally I can let the secret out," wrote model Candice Swanepoel. Girl, nothing's getting out of that thing. » 10/17/13 6:45pm 10/17/13 6:45pm

Consistently Braless Nicki Minaj Hates Bras: 'Bras Are The Devil'

Nicki Minaj will be on Ellen this Friday, and in this preview clip, you can watch her walk out on to the set in a jacket that does not cover much of her torso, revealing a vast display of innerboob and underboob and, well, you know, boob. » 9/26/13 1:10pm 9/26/13 1:10pm

NASA Scientist Wants You to Finally Have a Bra That Fits

All you need is an iPhone and a tank top to find the perfect bra fit, says new clothing company Thirdlove. They raised $5.6 million in investment money today because a lot of people think more women need to wear bras that fit. (Mainly the women in the ill-fitting bras.) » 8/14/13 12:50pm 8/14/13 12:50pm

This Is What Happens If You Actually Try to Burn a Bra

Welcome to Girl Dicks, a new Jezebel series in which amateur gumshoes Madeleine Davies and I investigate a variety of pressing women's issues. We're here to solve sexism, no matter how much work it takes. For our first case, we find out what happens when a couple of feminists burn their bras. » 7/30/13 12:10pm 7/30/13 12:10pm

TV Reporter Admits to Occasional Free-Boobing, Gets Fired by Network

Shea Allen, a (now former) special investigations reporter for the ABC affiliate in Huntsville, Alabama, recently came under fire after confessing on her personal blog that she has — AT LEAST ONCE — "gone bra-less during a live broadcast and no one was the wiser." First of all, BFD. I go bra-less on the reg and… » 7/29/13 5:00pm 7/29/13 5:00pm

If You Are Hella Bored, You Can Make Your Own Clap-Off Bra

Have you ever used your clapper to turn out the lights at night — and then drifted asleep, dreaming of something even bigger? Like, what else could you possibly clap-on, clap-off? Well, one person dared to dream that dream — and they're here to show you how to apply the same technology to make your own clap-off over… » 7/09/13 8:30pm 7/09/13 8:30pm

Bras Are Not From Outer Space and We Can Totally Figure Out This Crap

Good grief with the whinging about your bras, ladies! This one is furious at being told that her bra doesn't fit her (it doesn't). This one has just spent a small fortune on new bras, so taken was she with her own bosom once it was introduced to boulder holders that fit properly. And this one insists on putting her… » 6/14/13 3:45pm 6/14/13 3:45pm