Welcome to the Underwire section of the Bra
Glossary. In this section, you can learn more about bras.
: A thin, flexible wire that is curved to offer additional support to the
bra cups. The underwires are typically encased in soft fabric to make them
more comfortable to wear. Well constructed bras that fit properly should
not have underwires that would pinch or poke. If not used properly by the
manufacturer, underwire can become uncomfortable
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