underwiring

underwiring

(ˌʌndəˈwaɪərɪŋ)
n
support provided by an underwire
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Buy a bra that really supports your breasts with wider straps (because your breasts will get heavier) and underwiring to help support the breasts without sagging.
co.uk PS39, Monsoon With thick straps and underwiring, this style will give you the illusion of a bigger bust.
"We are reinventing the underwiring between online agents and the providers - airlines, hotels, transport operators - in much the same way that the payments world is changing for merchants."
NCT senior policy adviser Elizabeth Duff said: "A nursing bra has a drop-cup clip on the strap to allow easier access for breastfeeding and it has no underwiring as this could cause blockages in the milk ducts."
One of the eye-catching devices, the Life Bra, contains heart sensors in the garment's underwiring.
"Up to 80 per cent of women wear the wrong–sized bra and thin straps and underwiring gives the wearer little or no support," says Sue McDonald, an NHS bra fitter and co–founder of Optifit (an innovative made–to–measure bra that supports larger breasts without underwiring).
The woman, who went on a sun-soaked retreat sporting a newly acquired bikini is suspecting that the underwiring in her bra caused her bust injury.
A tyneside woman caught up in gangster gun crossfire was saved by the underwiring on her bra.
Debenhams collaborated with Dr Miriam Stoppard earlier this year to develop a range of maternity lingerie called Nurture which features double layered bra cups for extra comfort and support, new soft and wide underwiring to help alleviate back-ache and wide straps and plenty of stretch in super soft fabrics.
Just be sure to opt for discreet underwiring and additional in-built support for 'wow' not wobble.
The balconet bra has underwiring and soft stretch padding with a tiny white satin bow at the centre front of the bra and knickers.