Difference between bras and bikini tops?
ILovetheSunshine1234 · 30/03/2021 17:48
Genuine question here and it's in relation to a Dailymail article (yes I know):
There is a picture among tons of images of women on the beach with bikinis and among these pictures is a picture of 2 women on Barry Island wearing shorts and a bra.
A lot of the commenters on Dailymail are saying how the women look like 'typical Barry island girls', 'why are they wearing their underwear and not a bikini?' "Walking around in bras - classy"
AIBU to think that these ladies are getting a hard time over the bra picture? I mean, I wouldn't personally walk around in my bra but I wouldn't resort to calling these ladies 'scummy', 'not classy' 'typical Barry girls'.
There are tons of images of women in bikinis so I really don't see the difference apart from they're wearing bras... but bikinis look like bras?
Also men can walk around topless? I don't see commenters being disgusted by that.
ILovetheSunshine1234 · 30/03/2021 17:59
@AmelieTaylor I think I just find it a crazy conept that bras and bikinis both have a similar look - especially non-padded bras - yet one is "right" and one is "wrong";
I still don't think these women should be ridiculed online over it though - considering they were just going about their day and then Dailymail take a photo of them
ILovetheSunshine1234 · 30/03/2021 18:02
@Stoppissingonmyheather Does your mum wear a bra as a bikini top? Haha I really don't see the different (showing the same amount of skin haha); I wouldn't personally do it but at the same time wouldn't look down on someone wearing an orange bra rather than an orange bikini top
Mellonsprite · 30/03/2021 18:05
[quote ILovetheSunshine1234]@Mellonsprite none of my bras are see-through; and not all bras are lacy;
Bikini tops can also be flimsy - I have an orange bikini top that is rather flimsy[/quote]
In that case someone might struggle to actually tell the difference then?
ILovetheSunshine1234 · 30/03/2021 18:06
@LST I also go braless quite regularly under tops
I think my problem stems from the fact many men are topless on the beach and during hot weather, yet people have a problem with these ladies just wearing a bra? I'd hate to see the heart attack the DM commenters would have if they were topless on the beachA
BarbaraofSeville · 30/03/2021 18:16
Well it depends on the bra and bikini but I don't see anything at all wrong with what those women are wearing. All my bras are a plain black lightly padded t shirt style as fitted by bravissimo and they cover a damn sight more than a lot of bikinis.
But it's the daily mail, they write ridiculous shit about women. They're probably not going to stop, so what can you do apart from not give them the attention they crave.
GladysTheGroovyMule · 30/03/2021 18:17
I wouldn’t personally walk around in my bra but I can’t get worked up about other people doing it especially on the beach. On the beach I probably wouldn’t notice. The daily fail comment section is a parade of cunts and their judgments don’t surprise me at all.
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Beseigedbykillersquirrels · 30/03/2021 18:35
If you're so upset about the Mail being sexist, why are you linking an article of theirs to get lots of clicks?
Bras and knickers are designed as underwear, bikinis are outerwear. It's the same argument about people wearing their pyjamas out. They're not indecent and are very similar to clothes but some people don't think they should be worn outside the house.
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