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Some Interesting Facts about Bras and Breasts

Breast sizes are growing. From 1990 - 2000, the average size had gone from a 34B to a 36C.

Twenty to thirty years ago, a DD cup was unusual; now G, H & J cups are not uncommon. Changing diet and The Pill are the culprits.

Bra-wearers are getting younger. Twenty to thirty years ago, 12 and 13 year-olds bought teen bras; now 8 and 9 year-olds are taking the plunge.

Today, the biggest selling bra color is nude and skin tones. Five to ten years ago, the biggest selling bra color was white, while ivory and cream were a close second. In 1971, skin tones were bestsellers, and were second favorite until about 5 years ago. Tea rose was the favorite from the 1920s through the 1950s.

Higher number of separations, divorces and remarriages have boosted the demand for attractive lingerie.

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