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When to Wear a Longline Bra

Because of their design, longline bras are best suited for:

  • Under formal wear
  • At a wedding
  • When you want a strapless bra with more support
  • If you have a job that involves long periods of sitting or standing

Consider wearing something other than a longline bra when:

  • You want a comfortable bra
  • Lounging around
  • Running errands
  • Exercising

The design of longline bras can render them uncomfortable - especially if they're not properly fitted. You may need to try several styles and brands before you find a longline bra that feels comfortable to you and whose fit works well for your body.

Because longline bras are more restrictive, most women only wear them when they're 'needed' - other bras may be better for leisure activities or activities where range of motion and unrestricted movement is important to you.

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