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Itty Bitty

8 years ago by

Itty Bitty

I feel like everyone talks about the bra struggle when you have larger breasts. Not enough support, wire versus no wire, elasticity, the list goes on…

But there are definitely challenges on the other end of the spectrum that not a lot of people express. Yes, I’m talking to the itty bitty titty committee. I’m a founding member but I rarely read about the best bras for me! Because believe me when I say, I’m swimming in an A cup from Victoria’s Secret. It’s so annoying!!!!

After much frustration in dressing rooms all over America, here are the ones I’ve found work best for the A team…

For a little padding and underwire try Elle Macphearson Intimates. Her AA’s are tiny and the shape is perfect for under a t-shirt.


For a soft bra that feels barely there try Valentine. They are just the right amount of feminine and not too delicate so they can really be worn as an everyday bra.


For no frills try Only Hearts. I find that a lot of simple bras like this have thick straps and come up way to high on the chest. This one sits low so it won’t interrupt your outfit.


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  • you have to check out the French lingerie brand, Yse, which is designed for flat-chested women. adore it, they have the most beautiful pieces!

  • OMG…hilarious… “itty bitty titty committee” “A team” ROFL… Brie, I almost fell off my chair. But, yes, you’re so right…especially if you tighten up and lose a few pounds…you can’t find them at all… but that’s when we become like the French girls. It’s kind of, effortless.

    Thanks for the suggestions.

  • Hey, you missed the best one; Calvin Klein! Their underwear are perfect for petite people, so comfy, and stylish, and the quality is great.

  • Ai-Ch'ng July, 9 2016, 4:33 / Reply

    Thank you for this post! I also cannot fill an A cup… Or AA at times. Love the last two un-padded versions, for the times when you must wear a bra (under some sheer silk, very thin cotton shirts).

    I’ve been wearing very thin racer back singlets and wife-beaters in white, grey, black, navy, or olive under my sheee clothes for a while now (much like when Dries had his girls in white singlets under that gorgeous burgundy, super-sheer plaid shirt)… But sometimes it’s nice to wear a little bra, as it’s not as hot as my singlets.

  • omg I have this shirt and never knew how to wear it.. Thank you:)

  • Il y a aussi la marque française Ysé pour les petites poitrines: https://www.yse-lingerie.com/fr/

  • Amanda July, 9 2016, 6:59 / Reply

    This brand is great for small breasts: https://lonelylabel.com/t/categories/lonely/all

  • Blythe July, 9 2016, 7:19 / Reply

    Okay, so, I’m tall and slim with broad shoulders and small, wide-set breasts. My big problem is that when I find a cup size that fits, the cups are too close together. I would love to find a bra that provides lift without too much padding and lets me create space between my breasts for a more natural look. I’m thinking this could be achieved with a removable centre strap and a choice of replacement straps of different lengths—like swim goggles have! If anyone knows if a bra like this exists, I would love to hear about it. Thanks!

  • Blythe, I have a similar issue. Check out True & Co. They have a great fit quiz that includes wide-set breasts. They create a fit profile for you and filter the bras accordingly. It’s so helpful! I’m loving their wire-free Maya bra. Super comfortable.

  • Natori!
    just a little padding, not too much but just enough to give “shape”
    no push up, which is nice when there is nothing much to push up
    comfortable and pretty, not too lacy but not too plane either!

  • Well, at least being flat chested is very in fashion, I guess.
    Most of the models seem to be very flat so maybe that is a kind of consolation… :)
    It’s the worst shopping assignment ever to look for bras. I really do not like it. I find it so hard to get a bra that fits.

    Or is it too much to expect if I pick five and hope that two of them will fit? Even 2 in ten don’t. :)


  • Quelle bonne idée cette article !
    Je parle en connaissance de cause, ma soeur est une membre du clan. Je passe les détails en cabine d’essayage durant les séances shopping lingerie.
    Et toujours autant une fan des illustrations du site !

  • #freethenipple !

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