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How to Find a Bra That Fits

We’ve found that retailers such as Bare Necessities carry a broader selection (for US customers), and again, going into a specialty lingerie store will likely be more fruitful than trying a major retailer to find smaller or larger sizes.… Read Full Article

How to Find a Sports Bra That Actually Fits

After measuring, you may come up with a size that isn’t available at a major retailer. Look for brands with UK sizing, which generally offer more cup-size options; you can find these at online retailers like Bare Necessities.Read Full Article

The Best Sports Bras

We’ve looked at best-selling bras from specialty retailers like Bare Necessities, which might have more fit options.… Read Full Article

The Best Cotton Underwear for Every Kind of Outfit

Your everyday underwear choices aren't always on display—unless you're joining street style with a peekaboo thong or sheer crochet dress. The way you feel wearing your underwear matters more than anything else, and the best cotton underwear feels bet Read Full Article

Virtual Bra Fittings Are the Way to Go—Here's What Goes Down

I don't think I've ever had an in-store bra fitting experience that didn't leave me frustrated, exhausted and encouraged to try on more bras. My experiences have been so bad that I knowingly wore the wrong bra size for at least two years.Read Full Article

How to Build a Bra Wardrobe, According to a Celebrity Stylist

I jumped at the opportunity to speak to celebrity stylist Kate Young about her new partnership with Bare Necessities and ask for tips on how to dress my chest for this season of life. Young partnered with Bare Necessities on the brand's relaunch, which, in addition to releasing some dope and comfortable underwear, is all about reframing the idea of intimacyRead Full Article

The 10 Best Minimizing Bras, According to a Bra Fit Expert

When shopping for a bra to minimize instead of enhance, fit is everything. Bustle reached out to Tracy Freno, a trained bra fit expert at Bare Necessities, to learn more about what to look for when shopping for the best minimizing brasRead Full Article

The 22 Best Bras for Big Boobs You'll Actually Want to Wear

The best bras for big busts are more than a foundational layer. Since they're usually worn every day, morning to night, the top versions possess a rare balance of comfort, support, and style. Between new lingerie brands entering the market and tried-and-trueRead Full Article

Celebrity Stylist Kate Young Spills Her Six Red-Carpet Essentials

Celebrity stylist Kate Young, whose many A-list clients include Selena Gomez and Margot Robbie, knows a thing or two about what’s going on behind the scenes of (and underneath) red carpet looks. “Undergarments make the clothes look how they should,” Young, who recently partnered with Bare Necessities, tells Page Six Style. “They help to make things smooth and not bunchy or messy-looking.”Read Full Article

The Best, Most Comfortable Bras

There’s a mind-boggling number of bra options out there. We couldn’t possibly test them all (though, trust us, it’s not for lack of trying—we considered hundreds of bras from 56 companies). To write this guide, we talked with seven experts, and we scanned the websites of major retailers as well as specialized sellers such as Bare Necessities.… Read Full Article

The 12 Best Places to Buy Lingerie in 2023

Bare Necessities is an excellent one-stop-shop for undergarments. In addition to the gorgeous selection of designs, the brand also offers a range of inclusive sizes for every body type. The Bare Necessities bridal shop offers a curated collection of undergarments for your wedding dress, as well as getting ready items like robes and loungewear.… Read Full Article

The 12 Best Affordable (And Sexy!) Lingerie Brands to Shop Now

A place where cheekiness and elegance meet: That’s the charm of Bare Necessities. The retailer with its own in-house, affordable line is superior for everything from classic looks to new takes on old favorites or just about anything you can think of when you hear the word “lingerie.”Read Full Article

The 16 Best High-Waisted Underwear Styles for Maximum Comfort

If high-rise jeans are your go-to ’fit, high-waisted underwear will change your life. To make the shopping process a little less stressful, we tapped Kyrstin Polin, a Bra Fit Expert at Bare Necessities, for expert insights on the undergarment and help us determine the best picks.… Read Full Article

17 Best Plus-Size Lingerie Brands to Try Right Now

Bare Necessities sells a collection of lingerie from many different designers. You’ll find an extensive range of lingerie types here, with lots of options in the brand’s plus-size lingerie section.… Read Full Article

The 10 Best Sports Bras for Large Breasts

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt personally victimized by your larger chest during a workout. “It’s really about finding the right fit,” says Marissa Renelt, customer service team lead and bra fit expert at Bare Necessities. “But there is so much more to fit than just measurements—it’s about your breast shape, the lifestyle you have, and what you need to be wearing this garment for.”… Read Full Article

17 Best Swimsuits for Big Busts That Don't Look Frumpy

Women who have larger breasts have a difficult time finding a suit that provides adequate support without overexposire. Stores like Bare Necessities allow you to search by your bra size and have entire swimwear collections for DD+ cup sizesRead Full Article

The 20 Best Support Bras of 2023

According to Bare Necessities Bra Fit Expert, Kristyn Polin, there are five tips to remember when finding a proper fit that is both comfortable and supportiveRead Full Article

Longline Bras Offer *Way* More Support Than Regular Bras

In addition to offering more bust support, Bare Necessities Bra Fit Expert Kristyn Polin says that longline bras can create the appearance of a smoother waistline.… Read Full Article

The Best Plus-Size Swimwear, According to Experts

For swimwear with supportive styles, lingerie retailer Bare Necessities is a go-to destination. They offer hundreds of swimsuits with underwire support for curvy figures.… Read Full Article

The Best Places to Buy Bathing Suits Online in 2023

If you don't mind shelling out a bit more for a high-quality suit, Bare Necessities is a solid option.… Read Full Article

If You're Sick Of Saying "I Hate All My Bathing Suits" Then Read This Post

Freya uses UK sizing, so be sure to check their size chart or contact one of Bare Necessities' Bra Fix Experts before ordering… Read Full Article

The 20 Best Places to Buy Plus Size Swimsuits Online

Bare Necessities is a retailer known for its lingerie, activewear, bras, and panties—so you may be surprised to learn it also has a great swimwear offering with popular brands from Miraclesuit to Elomi… Read Full Article

25 Best Plus-Size Clothing Brands That Fit Just Right

If it's plus-sized swimwear you're looking for, Bare Necessities carries a wide array of popular swim brands. Always supportive and cute, each Bare Necessities bathing suit promises to accentuate all your body's best features! Swimsuit sizes range from 28DD to 24W.… Read Full Article

19 Modest Swimsuits for Women That Flatter Every Age and Shape

[So many brands specialize in modest swimwear that is inclusive to all sizes and bodies.] The Bare Necessities swim collection features beautiful swim dresses and skirted suits… Read Full Article

Swimsuit Cover-Ups that Take You from the Beach to the Bar

Whether you want full coverage or something that shows off your swimsuit, Bare Necessities has plenty of options. Pick from kaftans, rompers, mini sarongs, as well as crochet pants and cardigans, to mix and match to find coordinating styles for every suit you own. Bare Necessities carries both straight and plus sizes from S–L and 14W–24W… Read Full Article

The Best Places to Buy Bras for People with Bigger Busts

Bare Necessities offers a great mix of cute and well-designed items, with whatever level of coverage or support you need.… Read Full Article

The 14 Best Wireless Bras of 2023, Tested and Reviewed

Although lifelong wearers of wired bras may be hesitant to try a wireless bra, Tracy Freno, a Bare Necessities bra fit expert, is here to offer reassurance.… Read Full Article

17 Built-In Shapewear Dresses That Also Smooth and Stretch

Trial and error is what it's all about—and a little bit of research too. Bare Necessities bra fit expert Kristyn Polin says there's no specific formula when it comes to looking for clothing with built-in shapewear.… Read Full Article

Delilah Belle Hamlin talks ‘spicy’ lingerie and style advice from mom Lisa Rinna

As for one way Delilah elevates her own look? Styling underwear as outerwear. Her current lingerie favorites include the Camio Mio High Leg Briefs and Lace Unlined Side Support Bra — the latter of which she calls the “one of the most comfortable bras” she’s ever owned. (“I don’t even notice that I’m wearing underwear,” she raves of the soft, stretchy style.)… Read Full Article

Fall for These Favorite Fall Fashion Picks of 2023

One of my favorite new lingerie sites to shop from is Bare Necessities. That’s because they have both a great selection of comfortable basics and lounge wear, as well as sexy lingerie. … Read Full Article

The 11 Best Bras for Wide-Set Breasts of 2024

Picking a bra with a front closure is an effortless way to help make sure it will provide a better fit for your wide-set breasts because, by nature, front-closure bras push your boobs inwards. [The Bare Front-Close Bra] is also designed with a racerback style, which is another feature experts recommend for East/West boobs since it helps provide extra hold.… Read Full Article

The Best Plus-Size Swimwear, And Where To Shop For It

For swimwear with supportive styles, lingerie retailer Bare Necessities is a go-to destination. It offers hundreds of swimsuits with underwire support for curvy figures. Since many of its featured brands use cup-specific sizing, you can feel confident knowing the swimsuit will fit your chest like your favorite bra.… Read Full Article

Padma Lakshmi and Bare Necessities Cook Up Lingerie and Swimwear Collection

Bare Necessities, the lingerie and swim retailer, has teamed up with Padma Lakshmi, the Emmy-nominated producer, bestselling author and activist to launch Padma X Bare Necessities, an exclusive collection of lingerie, loungewear and swimwear. … Read Full Article

Inside Padma Lakshmi's Sexy Lingerie Line

When it came to collaborating on her new lingerie line with Bare Necessities, Padma Lakshmi knew the recipe she wanted to follow. … Read Full Article

Padma Lakshmi Was Adamant About Not Photoshopping Her Stretch Marks and Scar in New Lingerie Ads

"At the end of the day, I want to make sure that I love myself no matter what I look like," she says of modeling her new lingerie line with Bare Necessities. … Read Full Article

Padma Lakshmi Says She's at Her 'Sexual Peak' at 53

While noting it’s “so liberating” not to care, Lakshmi said that’s how she wants people to feel in her lingerie line with Bare Necessities. “I want them to feel happy and confident and comfortable,” she said. … Read Full Article

Padma Lakshmi Insisted Her Stretch Marks and Scar Not be Edited Out of New Lingerie Photo Shoot

Lakshmi collaborated with Bare Necessities to create a collection she hoped would inspire confidence in women of all ages and with diverse body types. … Read Full Article

Padma Lakshmi Opens Up About Posing in Lingerie at 53 for New Line

With her new intimates line, the host and chef is doing lingerie on her own terms. … Read Full Article

Padma Lakshmi on Cultivating Confidence and Designing Lingerie

The collection addresses Lakshmi’s own frustration with the lack of lingerie options for larger busts. … Read Full Article

Padma Lakshmi Co-Created a Sexy Lingerie Line for Curvier Women

The former Vogue model said she thought it would be a good opportunity to do this with Bare Necessities because she can serve 'a variety of customers' of all body types. … Read Full Article

Padma Lakshmi Debuts Lingerie Collection, Choosing Comfort First

Padma Lakshmi knows a thing or two about lingerie, which is why it only felt right to partner up with Bare Necessities for their first ever collaboration, and create an exclusive collection of lingerie, loungewear, and swimwear dedicated to empowering women at every stage of life. … Read Full Article

Padma Lakshmi and Bare Necessities Partner for Brand-New Capsule Collection

Bare Necessities just launched the brand's first collaboration with non other than Emmy Award winner and best-selling author Padma Lakshmi. … Read Full Article

Here's What's in Padma Lakshmi's Self-Care Survival Kit

"This dress, I would consider a very essential part of my self-care. It makes you feel super cozy but also sexy." … Read Full Article

Padma Lakshmi is 'More Confident' About Her Body Than Ever at 53

Padma Lakshmi is proud of her curves. The former "Top Chef" host released a lingerie collaboration with Bare Necessities and spoke about embracing her "changing body" to pose in her skivvies for the collection's campaign.… Read Full Article

Padma Lakshmi Sizzles in New Lingerie Shoot, Opens Up About Embracing Her Body in Her 50s

Padma Lakshmi launched a new collaboration with intimates brand Bare Necessities, which she says came about after struggling to find lingerie that was both comfortable and sexy for women her age.… Read Full Article


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