Boobs are funny old things, aren’t they? Both functional and seen as attractive, they’re incredibly varied between women. But we’ve come to learn that it’s not just as simple as either having big boobs or small ones.
Lingerie company ThirdLove have made it their business to study the art of boobs, and have identified that there are seven different types among women. And it’s actually quite fascinating, because we’ve never thought about our boob shape in such detail before.
2. East West
Do your nipples point outwards? If so, you’re probably an East West kinda girl. Or even if your actual nipples don’t point in opposite directions of the compass, if your general boob area seems to gravitate away from the centre of your chest, then you can put yourself in this category too. ThirdLove recommends a t-shirt bra for anyone with East West boobs, thanks to the fact that it smooths over the shape and helps to draw them in.
3. Side Set
4. Tear Drop
7. Bell Shape
So there you go, which one are you?
And remember, when you go bra shopping in future, safe in all that useful knowledge, you’re looking for three key things: no gaping or overflow in the cups, no slippage or digging in the straps , and make sure you can slip two fingers underneath the back of the bra band.
Happy bra shopping.