Don’t you just love it when a bra style is named according to its purpose?! Nursing bras are exactly that – a must have for women choosing to breast feed their baby. It offers the perfect balance, giving you enough support to ensure your breasts stay in place while being comfortable enough for you to forget about them while getting on with mommy duties. And, they still give you a good shape underneath clothing so no need to take them off when you leave home.
But the number one reason for stocking up on a few of these would be for the convenience they offer – each cup can be easily clipped off and peeled downwards exposing breasts without the hassle of removing your bra.

When would you wear this style of bra?
When breastfeeding your baby.

Smooth Cup / T-Shirt Bra

Any bra with a seamless cup.

When would you wear this style of bra?
When you need a smooth appearance underneath your clothes.

Push-Up Bras

This style of bra is designed to push up, lift or enhance your breast tissue, giving you the ideal boost for creating cleavage and/of fullness. Padded ones use fibre, foam, gel or even air to create this look at specific areas of the bra cups.

When would you wear this style of bra?
Whenever you’d like to add fullness your breast tissue. A fan among petite cup women looking for a fuller appearance whether it’s in your cocktail dress or favourite tee.

Full Cup or Full Coverage Bras

This bra style is full-filing! Working hard to offer full support and full coverage it can be recognised by the straps being set closer together, a higher center gore, and it may feature side slings to lift and bring your breasts to the front. Full coverage bras can have additional features like back smoothing wings.

When would you wear this style of bra?
Whenever you prefer to cover as much of your breast tissue as possible. An attractive choice among full-busted and full-figured women.

Minimizer Bras

Looking for a smaller appearance? This style may just be your answer. Most fuller busted women light up when these are available assuming it’s a magical style to help them achieve a smaller look. Minimisers redistribute the breast tissue so that it is spread wider against the chest, hence reducing forward protrusion. The seams of the bra direct your breast tissue sidewards. The result – visually flatter from a side view but a wider frame from the front.

When would you wear this style of bra?
When you are trying to reduce breast protrusion and create a flatter side view of your chest – and don’t mind a slightly wider looking frame from the front.


100% style, comfort and appeal with 0% padding and wiring. This bra style is great for small-busted women who require little support.

When would you wear this style of bra?
Women of all sizes would enjoy this style on those days when you want to relax, sleep in or when you’re travelling.

Sports Bra

Many people think this style of bra is for those who are pro-athelete or regulars at the gym. Truth is even if you go for a brisk morning walk a sports bra is a must have! Remember, your breast tissue has no muscle so need to be well supported even during mild exercise. A good sports bra will keep your breasts comfy and well supported so you can focus on your work out goals. Fuller busted women can say goodbye to breast tissue that moves around as they do. Sports bra come in 2 designs – compression and encapsulation. Compression bras compress the breasts into a single pocket, pushing them up against the body. Encapsulation bras look like a standard bra, with a separate cup for each breast.

When would you wear this style of bra?
During any type or level of exercise.

Balconette bra

A balconette bra is designed to lift and separate breast tissue. Wide-set straps and the visibility of the top of the breast tissue is the best way to distinguish one.

When would you wear this style of bra?
This option is a catch-all one and works well for all sizes and shapes.

Plunge bra

Plunge bras are designed so you can wear low cut clothes without your bra showing. The cups join together low between the breasts, with a thin centre piece/gore. Usually the shoulder straps are wide, so you can wear any necklines that are widely cut as well as low. Plunge bras can also be push-up bras, this will give you fuller cleavage than a plunge bra with wider set cups.

When would you wear this style of bra?
When you prefer to have less coverage and enjoy the absence of a tall gore/centre piece. Ideal for deep V-neck clothes.

Contour Bra

These bras have a sculpted look/shaped cup and is lined with a thin layer of foam. The structured cup retains the shape of a breast even while off.

When would you wear this style of bra?

Moulded Cup Bra

This is any bra created on a mould – seamless bras or T-shirt bras. The difference between this style of bra and a Contour Bra is that the Contour Cup holds the shape on a breast even when off the body.

When would you wear this style of bra?
When you’re looking for a beautiful rounded shape without adding size. The foam cups allow the bra to conform to the bust providing an ultra-smooth and natural enhancement without added volume. A great option when you’re trying to hide an appearance of the nipple.

Strapless Bra

Strapless bras are a lingerie drawer essential and feature silicone strips on the band to offer excellent anchorage.

When would you wear this style of bra?
Your go-to option for those tops or dresses that require a bare shoulder appearance. Strapless Bras Options with detachable multi-way straps are an amazing choice for if you want a more versatile bra that works for almost any outfit.

Soft Cup Bra

This would be any bra that does not have an underwire. Options are available for all shapes and sizes.

When would you wear this style of bra?
When you want a more relaxed feel on those lazy stay in days.