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9 Bra Types That Anyone With Boobs Is VERY Familiar With

The good, the bad, and the braugly.

1. The “I Will Stake You” Bra

This bra has a bit of an evil side. It’s one that’s hung around so long that the underwire has popped out, choosing to painfully stake you in the ribs when you’re least expecting it. You know you should probably toss it, but you convince yourself that you’ll be able to fix it. Probably. Someday. Maybe.
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This bra has a bit of an evil side. It’s one that’s hung around so long that the underwire has popped out, choosing to painfully stake you in the ribs when you’re least expecting it. You know you should probably toss it, but you convince yourself that you’ll be able to fix it. Probably. Someday. Maybe.

2. The “Grandma” Bra

This bra is like hugging your favorite childhood stuffed animal. Sure it may be a little worn and misshapen, but it’s COMFORTABLE. It’s been with you through a few moves, that one terrible breakup, and all the nights you ditched your friends to stay in and Netflix. Maybe you don’t feel your sexiest in it, but there’s no way in hell you’d ever get rid of it.
Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed

This bra is like hugging your favorite childhood stuffed animal. Sure it may be a little worn and misshapen, but it’s COMFORTABLE. It’s been with you through a few moves, that one terrible breakup, and all the nights you ditched your friends to stay in and Netflix. Maybe you don’t feel your sexiest in it, but there’s no way in hell you’d ever get rid of it.

3. The “Va Va Voom” Bra

This was your splurge bra — one that you absolutely HAD to have even if it’s not the most practical thing ever. Sure, you rarely wear it, but it makes your knockers look AMAZING when you do. And the detail in the design honestly makes you feel like a queen.
Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed

This was your splurge bra — one that you absolutely HAD to have even if it’s not the most practical thing ever. Sure, you rarely wear it, but it makes your knockers look AMAZING when you do. And the detail in the design honestly makes you feel like a queen.

4. The “Sheer and Sexy, But Totally Impractical” Bra

This is totally a bedroom bra. It has zero support and is made of material thinner than tissue paper, but goddamn it if it doesn’t make you feel like a seductress.
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This is totally a bedroom bra. It has zero support and is made of material thinner than tissue paper, but goddamn it if it doesn’t make you feel like a seductress.

5. The “It’s a Trap!” Bra

This is the totally soaked sports bra. It really does NOT want to let go of you...like, ever. And it tries very, very hard to keep you locked in for life. Trying to take off this bra is like another workout AFTER the workout.
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This is the totally soaked sports bra. It really does NOT want to let go of you...like, ever. And it tries very, very hard to keep you locked in for life. Trying to take off this bra is like another workout AFTER the workout.

6. The “I Want to Be a Belt” Bra

This is the strapless bra that’s having a major identity crisis. It’s supposed to be supporting your boobs, but in actuality it just wants to hug your waist. The struggle to keep this bra where it’s SUPPOSED to be is a never-ending cycle: Pull up, fall down, repeat.
Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed

This is the strapless bra that’s having a major identity crisis. It’s supposed to be supporting your boobs, but in actuality it just wants to hug your waist. The struggle to keep this bra where it’s SUPPOSED to be is a never-ending cycle: Pull up, fall down, repeat.

7. The “View Is Better From Up Here” Bra

This is the bra that likes to slip up OVER your boobs (if you have small boobs, then you KNOW what we’re talking about). Whether it’s from sweat, too much movement, or a less than “ideal” fit, this bra will shimmy its way to a higher plain for some fresher air while making you feel awkward.
Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed

This is the bra that likes to slip up OVER your boobs (if you have small boobs, then you KNOW what we’re talking about). Whether it’s from sweat, too much movement, or a less than “ideal” fit, this bra will shimmy its way to a higher plain for some fresher air while making you feel awkward.

8. The “Catch Me, I’m Falling” Bra

This is the bra whose straps absolutely REFUSE to stay up. They love hanging loose and making you yank them back up into place ALL. DAY. LONG. Your only solution to this problem is finding a way to tie the straps together, or just replacing it with a racerback.
Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed

This is the bra whose straps absolutely REFUSE to stay up. They love hanging loose and making you yank them back up into place ALL. DAY. LONG. Your only solution to this problem is finding a way to tie the straps together, or just replacing it with a racerback.

9. The “I Won't Be Ignored” Bra

This is the bra that has a tag, or thread, or something you can’t even SEE that pokes you throughout the day. For some reason you didn’t notice it when you tried it on originally, but you sure as fuck can feel that little pinch every time you move — like where the hell did that even come from?! This bra usually ends up in the garbage after two wears.
Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed

This is the bra that has a tag, or thread, or something you can’t even SEE that pokes you throughout the day. For some reason you didn’t notice it when you tried it on originally, but you sure as fuck can feel that little pinch every time you move — like where the hell did that even come from?! This bra usually ends up in the garbage after two wears.

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