Wednesday, 8 June 2016

The Fashion Post | Brablems with ThirdLove

Any woman interested in fashion will know that possibly the most important aspect of any outfit is underwear, and in particular bras. For as long as women have been wearing bras, bra problems or 'brablems' have plagued us. Between straps being too tight or too lose, bands riding up and the dreaded quad boob, women's lives are hard enough without having these extra worries. 

But never fear, ThirdLove is here to help with all of those pesky bra issues. 

Beginning with how to put on a bra. To a lot of people it may seem like common sense but you won't believe how many of us don't do it the correct way, including myself. Above you can see a little demonstration of how a bra is to be put on correctly, something you may want to bear in mind the next time you are getting dressed, it can make the world of difference. 

Band riding up your back, I have definitely experienced this and there is nothing more annoying. The cause? Your bra does not fit you, the solution? Finding a bra that does fit you, yes it's that simple.

Straps.. possibly the most annoying part of wearing a bra. With small boobs my straps always seem to be slipping down, and why I try and fix it by tightening them they're too tight and dig into me, the struggle! ThirdLove have saved the day once again with their tips above. 

Bands and straps aside, the cups can also cause big problems. I'm sure you bigger busted ladies are familiar with the above woes. Have a read through them and figure out what exactly the problem and solution is.

The final brablem is cup gaping. And yep I am definitely familiar with this one too. Nothing is more disheartening than buying a pretty new bra and getting home to realize that you don't fit into it. Again ThirdLove have provided us with some really great tips to ensure this is never a problem in your life again.. hoorah!

If you experience any of these problems I would suggest firstly getting a bra fitting, they are usually free and of great benefit, you can get one in places such and Marks and Spencers and Debenhams. ThirdLove also have a very helpful size chart which is perfect to refer back to when unsure about sizes. 

If you are on the look out for bras that are both attractive and comfortable have a browse on the  ThirdLove website, furthermore for 15% off all orders use the code BRABLEMS. 

Have you got any brablems, if so how do you deal with them and what are your solutions? 

Adele x



  1. I love the term "brablems" and I enjoyed reading this post. Great tips. It's true us girls don't give enough importance to getting the right bra size.
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  2. Great post! I follow you by email. xx

  3. Very interesting post!


  4. Just recently I finally found the perfect size for me! And Im so happy! It really makes a difference!


  5. Very nice post, really interesting !

    Suzanne xx

  6. Oh my goodness I just couldn't help but to smile and giggle and nod to the "brablems" posted but I glad you & third love explain them versus the major brands that just a give you a chart or lame consultation!


  7. Great poost :)

  8. I love the term "brablems"! And that bra is so pretty!

    xo, Carey

  9. Love how you've put this together, brilliant post! x

    VanessaVonJames | Fashion Blog

  10. Loved this post! It was so helpful! I will never have any 'brablems' again! X


  11. That was such a helpful post, when a bra doesn't fit properly it can be so annoying and even painful! x

    Ariadna || RAWR BOWS

  12. hahaha so cute 'braplems' haaha
    but super informative. i remember having no idea about anything with bras and wasn't even wearing the right size for a good while x

  13. Great article, haha, really like it! :) x
    Helena - Swedish girl in Tokyo

  14. Great post!!!! Soooo cute too!!

    Mel |

  15. What an incredibly informative & helpful post!

  16. I now have a new word in my dictionary... BRAblems. LMAO! Such a great blog post girlie.

    Dakota D.
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  17. So important!! I definitely deal with these problems... who doesn't?!

    Via Sora

  18. Fantastic tips and lovely bra :)

    xoxo ❤
    Melania |

  19. So, so true. Couldn't agree with you more.

  20. Haha brablems, that's funny :) I like that.
    Have a great day!

  21. I actually hate wearing a bra it's so uncomfortable, I've been wearing bralettes without wiring a lot more recently they're so much better!

    Lauren Ashleigh xx

  22. So pretty and love these tips too -xo


  23. Cup gaping is my problem. One fits perfectly and other one has a gap, it is really annoying. I haven't thought about going half cup, I will have to give it a try.

    Ela BellaWorld

  24. Very interesting! Everybody has "brablems" :D x

  25. helpful tips! thanks for sharing!

    Love, Lindsey

  26. A good bra fitting will literally change your life. These tips are great.

  27. this has been such a helpful and informative post! love the term 'brablems' haha

    Absolutely Sarah | Bloglovin

  28. That bra is lovely! These are things nobody tells you, so useful, thanks for sharing :D

    I am following your vblog via GFC :) Hope you follow back!

  29. Really beautiful, confortable and sexy!
    Love your blog and I am a new follower on GFC :)
    I hope that you will follow me back <3

  30. totally love this!

  31. Such an informative post, hun! I think getting properly fitted is the best idea, I think it's just too difficult to judge your own size accurately. <3


  32. Great tips! I have similar issues so this really helps =)

    - Cielo
    Mermaid in Heels

  33. Great post! I had no idea you should wear your bra on the third hook and then start making it tighter as time goes on...awesome tip.


  34. Thanks a lot, dear Adele :)

    Great tips. Very useful post!

    I'm a new GFC follower. Can you follow me back, please?

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  35. The bralet pictured is gorgeous! I'm always struggling with bra sizing, but this is really helpful! Definitely need to know information.

    Amber | y a c h t s m a a n

  36. Such an informative post.
    Happy weekend

  37. This is a really helpful post Adele, with lots of good advice. Bra shopping can be a dreaded chore, but it helps to be well-informed, and your post has been a great help with that!

    Saba x


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