How long can you keep a bra before you get a new one?

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NuMommy87

Asked by NuMommy87 at 9:47 PM on Dec. 21, 2008 in Beauty & Style

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  • I keep them til they fall apart...which is usually about a year or so.
    ReneeK3

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 9:48 PM on Dec. 21, 2008

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  • until it wears out or it doesn't support the girls well anymore. Can range from 6 months to 2 years depending on the bra
    coala

    Answer by coala at 9:48 PM on Dec. 21, 2008

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  • Ummmmmmm....forever....lol

    I heard on "What Not to Wear" show one time that a bra is stretched and worn within a year of normal usage....and I was like "what the heck" Mine are ancient....lol

    Seriously though....until they truly are worn out...2-3 years or so.....
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:49 PM on Dec. 21, 2008

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  • i dunno i love buying them so like all the time cuz i get cute ones 2 show out
    butterscotch297

    Answer by butterscotch297 at 9:50 PM on Dec. 21, 2008

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  • lol I do the same....I wear mine til it busts. I have two that I wear a lot...one to wear while the other is in the laundry
    a_and_j_momma

    Answer by a_and_j_momma at 9:50 PM on Dec. 21, 2008

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  • haha until the wire is poking through the side and stabbing me. bras are effing expensive and i only buy them if i absolutely have to, i only own 3. id love to have more but i cant justify spending that much money
    learae

    Answer by learae at 9:52 PM on Dec. 21, 2008

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  • I'll get 3 new ones ever 6-12 months. It's hard to find them in my size that aren't, uh, training bras, so I snatch them up when I can find them.

    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 10:00 PM on Dec. 21, 2008

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  • I have so many that they never seem to get damaged. However, I have had this one Victoria Secret bra (wearing it now), that I bought in 2000 that is going to turn into dust any day now. VS bras are expensive, but worth it because they last forever. It doesn't have underwire which I'm sure worked in its favor.
    BridgetC140

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 10:25 PM on Dec. 21, 2008

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  • I have heard that you should replace them every 6mth or so, but my budget can't afford that. I by new ones when the mood strikes and I do have "favorites" that I wear more often then others.
    I bought one at Fashion Bug the other day that I LOVE, but it has a rough edge where the strap meets the main part and it rubbed the crap out of me, so I need to figure out how to fix that
    Maureen-MD

    Answer by Maureen-MD at 10:35 PM on Dec. 21, 2008

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  • LOL, I've got some over 5 years old! Not putting them in the dryer helps them to last a lot longer.
    mama_k228

    Answer by mama_k228 at 10:44 PM on Dec. 21, 2008

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