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In the last couple of years, my loyalty to the underwire push-up bra has just about disappeared. And by that I mean I would literally never, ever, put one on again. Sure, they made everything up top look great (if I do say so myself), but they weren’t worth the tugging, digging, poking, and overall discomfort they put me through on a daily basis.
I made the switch to strictly bralettes about a year ago, but it was only until recently that I could call one an official favorite. I had gotten an email about the brand Brook There a few months ago, and if we’re being honest, I was sold before I even tried anything on. The branding was great; everything — from the bras to the underwear — is made with a mix of silk and organic cotton right in the United States, and styles come in a ton of really fun, bold, color-blocked options. Every box on my naive consumer checklist, checked!
After getting my hands on a set, I was honestly shocked as to how in love I was with the fit of the Triangle Bra top ($52). It was everything I wanted from a push-up (the lift) and nothing I didn’t (literally every other part). For reference, I’m a 36C, so I’m beyond familiar with certain bralettes just not “working” for me.
Why is this one different? For starters, unlike other bralettes that typically come in broad “small/medium/large” sizes, the Brook There bras are sized by cup and band to offer a close-to-perfect fit. On top of that, they come with double-layered cups and adjustable straps. They’re supportive but relaxed, soft but a lot more present than any other style I’ve tried.
It’s also important to note that the styles are all machine-washable and -dryable, so you can actually wear them as much as you want — like me.