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Bras For Men | Buying A Bra For A Man
Picking a bra for male bra enthusiast can be a challenging task for a first time male bra buyer. This guide is intended to get you started on the path to purchasing a bra for a loved one. It might also be useful for the man who is off to purchase his first brassiere but isn't sure where to start. After all, the lingerie department is a wonderland of pretty fabric and wondrous styles, but it is easy to get lost in.
Please note, this article is designed to assist those who would like to buy womens lingerie for men. It does not deal with specially designed man bras made for men, which are a whole other ball of proverbial wax.
Ask him what size he is. Alternatively, snoop around until you can discover what size he is and make sure you have those measurements in your hot little hand when you go shopping. If he's never worn a bra before, follow the tips in this guide to fitting a male bra to get an idea in your mind.
Be prepared to exchange the bra or sell it on Ebay. There's a good chance that the bra you buy him won't fit, or won't be the best fit for him. Yes, even though you bothered to get his size before buying anything. The reason for this phenomenon is the fact that different manufacturers tend to have their own special interpretations of the various bra sizes. If in doubt, go for a bigger band size and a smaller cup. Except in the case of gynomastia, most men will have relatively little flesh to fill the cup.
The bare bones of the deal. The bare bones of the deal involve finding out what style of bra would best suit him this guide to bra styles should help you in your quest. Beware of under wire brassieres that may dig in and cause him discomfort. They cause women enough trouble on their own, let alone men whose bodies were not designed with brassieres in mind (or rather, brassieres were not designed with their bodies in mind.)
Have fun! Look for pretty, sexy, sweet styles your man will love. Remember, men don't wear bras because they have to, they wear them because they look pretty (and hopefully feel comfortable too). Plain bras are not the sort of bras a man who loves lingerie wants. There are a wide range of styles and looks to suit every man and mood, so don't be afraid to play around and buy something different. Wearing a bra is all about breaking the mold and taking a risk.