From strapless and backless to plunging and silhouette-enhancing, there are a multitude of bras available for purchase on eBay. When choosing a bra to buy, take into consideration the following factors:
The easiest way to make sure the correct fit is achieved, visit a store where professional lingerie fitters are on hand. This is a complimentary service offered by most large department stores. To ensure the correct measurements are taken, be sure to wear an unpadded bra. Once the correct size of bra is known, shopping for a comfortable bra on eBay becomes a lot easier.
Alternatively, find a tape measure and try this method at home: To find the correct band size, measure around the ribcage directly below the bust. Pull the tape measure until it fits snugly then round the measurement either up or down to the nearest millimetre. To find the correct cup size, measure the fullest part of the bust. Once again, round this number up or down to the nearest whole millimetre. To find the correct size of bra subtract the band size from the second measurement.
Here is an example of a bra size conversion table for Australia/New Zealand, USA and UK and India
Bra straps are designed to share the weight of the breasts. To avoid neck and back pain, adjust the straps on a daily basis, ensuring that they fit snugly without digging into the shoulders. This important step will also help lengthen the lifespan of the bra.
Bras are manufactured with many different features, some of which are designed to enhance while others minimise. Here’s a snapshot of different types of bras available through sellers on eBay:
- A front closure bra is designed to fasten at the front for ease of movement
- A minimiser bra is designed to trim down the fuller figure
- A convertible bra is modified to suit the requirements of an outfit. Choose from halter, racerback, one shoulder and low-back styles
- A padded strap bra is designed for ease of comfort when worn by fuller figured ladies
- A bust enhancer bra is designed to give the illusion of fuller breasts
- A sports bra helps prevent breast tissue damage
- A first bra/trainer bra should be soft and comfortable
From frilly lace to seductive silk and everyday cotton, choosing a comfortable bra is easy. Stock up on a supply of weekday bras, one for every day of the week is ideal amount to aim for, then splurge a little on a collection of seductive lingerie.
Utilitarian bras are ideal for workdays and are considered a staple in every woman’s wardrobe. Choose a selection of non-wired for smaller cups and underwired for larger sizes in shades of white and nude. Remember to rotate bras in order to keep them lasting anywhere from six months to two years.
Choose from: velvet balconette bras, Bustiers, Plunge bras, and Seamed/cut-and-sewn bras.
Invest and Save
When choosing a bra on eBay, consider the cost of craftsmanship and quality. A better fitting bra may initially cost more but is worth it in the long run. No more aches and pains, no more straps falling down and bands riding up. More importantly, a correctly fitting, well-made bra is an investment. Standing tall in a well-made bra offers the additional benefit of trimming down the silhouette.
How to Buy a Bra on eBay
A full listing of available bras can be found under the BRAS section of Women’s Lingerie, Intimates, and through the Clothing, Shoes and Accessories portal. Discover how to buy the perfect bra by focusing in on factors such as price, item condition and item location. Next, research seller information before making the decision to purchase a bra. Finally, choose to purchase a bra in an auction lasting over a number of hours, days or weeks or instantly guarantee the purchase in the Buy It Now category.
Buying a comfortable bra on eBay is easy. Remember the following tips: to ensure correct fit, measure up or have the measurements taken by a professional lingerie expert. Select the appropriate form-fitting features for the desired shape, be it minimising or enhancing, concealing or revealing, there is a bra available on eBay. When choosing the perfect bra, factor in fabrics, colours and comfort-enhancing features. Buying cheaply made bras is a false economy; invest wisely in well-made figure-enhancing bras designed for comfort and durability. A well fitting bra will slim down most figures.