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Have you ever told anybody IRL they needed a bra intervention?

(14 Posts)
SexNamesRFab Sat 09-Apr-16 11:08:29

Obviously I wouldn't ever do it... But there's a girl at work who every time I see my head just screams 'bra intervention, now!'.

SewButtons Sat 09-Apr-16 11:10:42

Only if they have brought the topic up, i.e. complaining about their bra not fitting right.
I know what you mean though, I know someone with such ill fitting bras that the band is near enough in line with the top of her shoulders.

LadyintheRadiator Sat 09-Apr-16 11:14:42

My mum insists she is a 38 back. She is a size 14 and not broad. I sort of tried to gently suggest she might need a smaller band but she wasn't interested. She's a 38B and that's that.

WhiteHairReally Sat 09-Apr-16 11:25:35

Yes, as SewButtons has said. An Anerican friend is particularly grateful.

SorrelForbes Sat 09-Apr-16 12:00:49

Unsurprisingly, yes blush. All good friends though and done in a very jokey way. I have also accosted people in M&S and gently suggested that the bras they are about to try are completely the wrong size.

LaurieLemons Sat 09-Apr-16 12:07:59

Yeah but only friends. While you're at work you could say your going to get a bra fitting at the weekend and see what she says, she probably hasn't had one!

BubsAndMoo Sat 09-Apr-16 12:14:31

Not directly but I have gone on and on and on about my own bra self-intervention and it has spread amongst my colleagues grin

Floisme Sat 09-Apr-16 12:16:24

My friend did it to me and I love her for it.

SexNamesRFab Sat 09-Apr-16 13:10:52

I would if she were a friend, but she's a new colleague and we're not really close or friendly. It annoys me because she's v clever and serious but is a v curvy girl and wearing a way too small cup size under sheer shirts - So whenever I see her I just think boobs, boobs, boobs and more boobs. I probably need to get a life and stop noticing.

Branleuse Sat 09-Apr-16 13:14:03

once you know, you cant un-know

so many badly fitting bras everywhere

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sat 09-Apr-16 13:46:40

Absolutely not! How woman chose to wear their bras is none of my beeswax.

Floisme Sat 09-Apr-16 14:10:42

Normally I'd agree with Dame but with a bra, it isn't necessarily about choice. - sometimes your boobs change and you're the last one to notice. That's what happened to me and I was really grateful to my friend. We were out trying on clothes at the time so it just came up naturally plus we have a pretty frank relationship anyway.

However if this woman isn't a friend and you don't normally talk clothes then I'm not sure how you can do it.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sat 09-Apr-16 16:09:17

Just re read my post- typos galore, sorry!

Dungandbother Sat 09-Apr-16 16:31:47

My whole sports team. Sports bra related and it went from there.
And my step sisters. And several friends. My aunt.

I always give them my bra to put on and they never believe me..... Then it's like OH NO WAY - I'M AN F CUP.

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