16 Bra types every woman should know about

Your definitive guide to bra styles

If you’re a woman who sometimes wears a bra, there are a few things you need to know because there are more options than you realize.
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I was shocked to find out that there’s more to selecting a bra than 1) which one is the cheapest at Ross Dress for Less, and 2) which one looks like it might be my size, whatever that is. Bra-wearing women of the world, it’s time for us to understand the difference between demi cups and bandeaus, including the bra types that are best suited for our girls.

1. Convertible bra

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A convertible bra is an important piece in every woman’s wardrobe. Convertible bra cups come in many shapes and sizes, but they all share the common goal of versatility. The straps can usually be entirely removed (although this is not always the case) or disconnected to transform the bra into a halter, racerback or even criss-cross pattern for different fashions.