This site has limited support for your browser. We recommend switching to Edge, Chrome, Safari, or Firefox.
Congratulations! Your order qualifies for free shipping You are $150.00 USD away from free shipping.

Get rewarded with every purchase.

Book your in-store experience today!

You deserve it all.

Cart 0

Congratulations! Your order qualifies for free shipping You are $150.00 USD away from free shipping.
No more products available for purchase

Is this a gift?
Subtotal Free
Shipping, taxes, and discount codes are calculated at checkout

Underwire woes gone for good!

Underwire Poking You Closer to Insanity? - The Perky Lady

Underwire woes gone for good! 

Imagine this: you're gliding through your day, feeling confident and carefree. Suddenly, a sharp pang jolts you back to reality – it's that pesky underwire, poking and prodding like an unwelcome party guest. We've all been there, and let's face it, it's no fun. 
Yes, underwire troubles are a common complaint, but they don't have to be your reality. In this whimsical guide, we'll uncover the hidden truths behind underwire mishaps and equip you with the knowledge to banish them forever. Buckle up (or unbuckle, as the case may be) for a journey towards ultimate bra comfort and confidence!
The Culprits Unmasked: Why Does My Underwire Misbehave?
It all boils down to one key aspect: fit. An ill-fitting bra is like a mischievous imp, determined to disrupt your peace. A band that's too loose or too tight, cups that don't embrace your curves, or proportions that are all wrong – any of these can turn your underwire into a tiny villain. Even a few pounds gained or lost can throw your once-perfect bra into disarray. (But worry not, our experts can work wonders!)
Style Matters: Finding Harmony with Your Body
Just like Cinderella's slipper, the right bra style should fit your body like a dream. No forcing, no squeezing, just beautiful harmony. A style that pokes or digs into sensitive areas might be too short, too tall, or simply not meant for your unique shape. Remember, your bra should work with you, not against you. It should lift, shape, and support in a way that feels natural and comfortable. Don't hesitate to seek expert guidance – our online fit quiz paired with our expert fit notes makes it easy to shop online or working one-on-one with one of our expert personal stylists can unveil the style that unlocks your bra nirvana.
Washing Woes: Gentle Care for Delicate Delights
Bras are like delicate butterflies – handle them with care! Brutal washing machines and dryers can wreak havoc on underwires, misshaping them and compromising the entire structure. Ditch the gentle cycle and lingerie bag myths – they're about as effective as hoping your favorite bra magically transforms into your drea masterpiece. Hand-washing and air-drying are you and your bra's best friends.
Spinners: A Convenience with Caveats
The iconic front spinner: convenient, for some, but tread carefully, my friends! Hooking your bra in front and spinning can contort you and your bra and twist the underwire, rip out hooks and overstretch the band leading to unwelcome pokes and prods. It can even cause the underwire to dislodge from its casing or break! If possible, hook your bra behind you for rear back-closure designs. And if not, consider enlisting the help of a willing accomplice (think partner, roommate, or even a friendly neighbor) to ensure proper closure without compromising comfort. Our experts have even more helpful tips to secure your bra without damaging it (or you)! Reach out if you struggle!
The Bra's Lifespan: When to Say Goodbye
Just like your favorite pair of shoes, bras have a lifespan. On average bras last about six months to a year, with variations depending on fit, care, and usage. Remember, this is a garment you wear daily for extended periods. Over time, elastics lose their resilience, the underwire casing might weaken, and pressure points become more sensitive. So, when your bra starts acting up, don't be surprised – it might be time for a loving farewell and a fresh start with a new, well-fitting friend. Keep in mind the less structured a material or construction is or if breast tissue is heavy the average lifespan of your bra may decrease drastically.
Embrace the Freedom: A Fitting Finale
With proper care, a bra that complements your body and preferences shouldn't cause any discomfort. The most memorable thing about your bra should be the confidence and comfort it brings! So, shop our collections online or book your in-store personal styling experience (bra fitting included) today and say goodbye to underwire woes forever. Remember, freedom from underwire-induced irritation awaits, and it's just a shopping experience away!

Our Bras

Current Bra causing you headaches? Try something from our curated options