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Woman's Plea For 'Summer Dress For People Who Wear Bras' Goes Viral

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Woman's Plea For 'Summer Dress For People Who Wear Bras' Goes Viral

Hands up if you just want to buy that figure hugging summer dress you saw in Zara, but it just won't do up over your knockers?

And what about that other dress you saw on ASOS which is backless and low cut, meaning there's absolutely no possibility of wearing anything supportive underneath?

It's alright for some women to let 'em hang free, but for others, that's just neither comfortable or practical. The average bra size in the UK is a 36DD, after all.

The issue was highlighted by one woman on Twitter, who innocently wrote: "Does anyone on the entire internet want to suggest a summer dress for ppl who wear bras (sic)?"

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Credit: Twitter
Credit: Twitter

And it seemed her gripe resonated rather strongly with women across the web.

"I thought we were just supposed to detach our breasts and hang them up in the closet with the cold weather clothes. At least that's what fashion has led me to believe," one person joked, in response to the tweet.

While another teased: "Ah, it is the Holy Grail you seek. Best of luck on your mythical quest, brave one".

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"Every time I find a summer dress I like at @ASOS I get to the picture of the back and realise it's not possible. Women with large boobs also want to wear strapped summer dresses," a third wrote.

As a fourth agreed: "Please, we beg you. Also a dress where you don't have to put a friend on boob watch lest you lightly cough and they fall out".

Credit: Twitter
Credit: Twitter
Credit: Twitter
Credit: Twitter
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You only have to look on the web to see that they have a point, too.

Take this backlash chiffon dress from H&M... Where's the bra supposed to go, please?:

No room for a bra with this dress... (Credit: HM)
No room for a bra with this dress... (Credit: HM)

There's tonnes of other examples, too, like this strappy Zara dress, with a cowl neck, which means there's absolutely no chance of wearing any support:

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People want these shops to start thinking about those who need support (Credit: Zara)
People want these shops to start thinking about those who need support (Credit: Zara)

And what about this Boohoo number?:

This body-con dress is certainly not bra-friendly (Credit: Boohoo)
This body-con dress is certainly not bra-friendly (Credit: Boohoo)

Stunning it may be, but no amount of breast tape would keep us in that...

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Of course, there are more and more companies bringing out fuller busted ranges, but even some of those don't seem to have considered that, for some of us, bras might be preferable.

Ahem, ASOS we're looking at you:

This might be made for fuller busts, but there's no bra fitting in here... (Credit: ASOS)
This might be made for fuller busts, but there's no bra fitting in here... (Credit: ASOS)

If you're looking for a dress which actually suits bras then don't worry, all is not lost.

Under the thread woman facing the same debacle have listed tonnes of options that they've managed to route out.

You can check out all their responses here.

Featured Image Credit: H&M/Asos/Zara

Topics: Style News, Fashion

Joanna Freedman
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