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Bra Glossary: Your Go-To Guide

Wondering what exactly qualifies as a t-shirt bra?
Not sure what the difference between a balconette and a demi bra is?

Look no further! This Bra Glossary is the next best thing to asking an Allure fit specialist.


Adhesive Bra (NuBra) Seamless cups that 'stick' to the body with a medical grade adhesive. These bras are washable and can be worn many times. Always follow the directions on the package for proper washing. What to Wear Them With Adhesive bras are perfect for plunging necklines or backless dresses. They are also great for halter tops, tank tops, drop shoulder sleeves, or any garment that shows a lot of skin. The positioning of the adhesive cups determines the amount of cleavage, while clear adhesive straps provide lift.
Can I Wear Them? NuBra now manufactures up to a G cup! Now more women than ever can enjoy this versatile option. However, while adhesive bras will provide some lift depending on how they are worn, they will not offer as much of a structured silhouet…

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