Why women are going braless at work: Relaxed dress codes is driving a trend for female employees to ditch their underwear – but would YOU be brave enough to do it?Growing number of ladies are ditching their bras and sharing why on InstagramReality TV star Dayna Kathan, 29, recently said she hasn’t worn one in three yearsLast year has seen hashtags like #brafreelife and #nobralife grow in popularity
While they can work wonders for our boobs when it comes to providing shape and support, they’re often uncomfortable and can dig in if they don’t fit quite right.
On a recent episode of the American reality TV series Vanderpump Rules – a spin-off of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills – cast member Dayna Kathan, 29, described bras as ‘breast prisons’.
On a recent episode of the American reality TV series Vanderpump Rules – a spin-off of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills – cast member Dayna Kathan, 29, described bras as ‘breast prisons’
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She previously told The Sun: ‘Bras serve to reinforce the pervasive idea that our bodies need to be manipulated in order to be fit for consumption.’
Alex Floyd, from Los Angeles, who ditched a bra due to the pain it caused her, shared this defiant photo on Instagram in October, admitting moments before when she was walking down the street, a man shouted at her: ‘Wear a bra!’ She explained: ‘This is not the first time this has happened. But it was the first time I turned back and shouted, “Why?” … but seriously…why the f do you think you can shout at other people how to dress?! Why do you think you can tell women what to do with their bodies?’ She went on: ‘My breasts aren’t going to be any smaller or bounce any less with a bra. So get over it. It’s my body and my choice what to wear. We shouldn’t have to change our clothes because you feel uncomfortable. My back pain has been significantly lessened by not wearing a wire cage around my ribs! This is my natural body and I shouldn’t have to walk around ashamed of it’
Crystal Patrick, a writer from the US, openly shares the fact she chooses not to wear a bra on her Instagram page @robearsgirl, and regularly shares selfies with the hashtags #brafree and #brafreelife. On one post she wrote how ‘bra-freedom’ makes her future ‘even brighter’, admitting her undergarments used to cause her pain
Journalist Kellie, from Australia, who blogs under the handle hairlossboss, has also ditched her bra after trying it out for a story. She captioned this photo: ‘I’m usually bra-free on the weekends anyway so I did already have a taste of the good life. And I know going bra-less full-time isn’t groundbreaking… but I love tapping into something many of us are thinking/feeling and starting some chats about it’
Hair and make-up artist Leila Halbert, from the US, shared this bra-free snap to Instagram earlier this month, captioning it: ‘Haters will say “Put a bra on that’s disgusting”‘ and received a stream of positive comments and 186 likes
This photo of a woman going bra-less was shared on the Instagram account NoBraLife, which accepts submissions from women for its posts and claims on its page: ‘We do not want to wear bras just because society demands it! DM your selfie if you agree’
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