The $1.67 trillion global sportswear and athleisure market tends to focus on style and comfort, not on function. That leaves women without sports bras that support them.
Picture the scene. It’s Friday night and after going for ‘just the one’ after work, you eventually tumble through the door in the early hours and you’re so, so tired worse for wear. Too tired to take off your make up, or brush your teeth, and as for removing your clothes, well forget about it.
The reason for our lady lump fatigue, it seems, has nothing to do with how we look and everything to do with the sexual, abusive or ‘creepy’ feedback women receive via social media. Similarly, the fault should lie with the men, or indeed other women, posting comments that are deemed creepy, not with ladies displaying their assets if they wish to.
Champion then goes on to discuss how sexualization of children in this way is directly linked to child sexual exploitation and child abuse and perpetuates negative body image issues for young girls. Sexualisation of children adds to CSE.
In a move that sees fashion meet science, researchers at the National University of Columbia’s School of Electric Engineering have created a prototype for a bra that could detect early signs of the disease, which affects nearly one in eight British women. What do you think about the cancer-detecting bra?
The 25th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards took place in New York on Monday night, where it was certainly warmer than it usually is on the last night of November. Warm enough, in fact, that while getting dressed for the event, at her Brooklyn brownstone alongside husband Peter Sarsgaard, Maggie Gyllenhaal thought, “To hell with the top!”
Ask any woman: The hardest thing to shop for is a bra. Every brand, every store, every super nice sales lady will tell you something different until you want to throw your hands up in the air and say, “Forget it! I’m going braless forever.” But don’t do that.
Longing to go up a bra size but terrified at the thought of going under the knife? It’s the brainchild of Serbian inventor Milan Milić, who told the Daily Mail Online that the device enlarges boobs, in addition to making them perkier and closer together in seven days.
Men Wore Bras For A Week And Said Everything We Were Thinking What happens when men are challenged with wearing bras for a week? They complain—a lot—because being a woman is hard. One guy wore a sports bra on a run and said it felt like exercising in “boxer briefs made of wet scuba material.” Another said of the experience, “I don’t think it’s possible to relax with a bra on.”
Some 200 people joined the “Breast Walk” protest, in solidarity with 30-year-old Ng Lai-ying, outside Wan Chai police HQ on Sunday. The event was calling for Chinese mainlanders to stop visiting Hong Kong to buy cheaper and better quality produce. Ng claimed that the policeman had gone to grab her bag, but ended up putting his hand on her breast - and accused him of indecent assault.