Sure, Bare Necessities carries 167 different bra sizes from more than 80 of the world’s best brands. But perhaps our greatest advantage: the ladies on our customer service team.
Meet the Bra Fit Experts.
These trained, talented bra fit ninjas are real women with real lives and body concerns of their own. They’re here to assess your bra situation, find you the best size through an at-home bra fitting over phone or chat, then help you choose the perfect style for your body type, budget, style and more. Call them at 877-728-9272, x4 (Monday through Saturday, 8:30 AM to 6 PM), or chat via Bare Necessities to get yours. All you’ll need is a tape measure, your best-fitting bra and ten idle minutes.
Meanwhile, get to know the team so that when you do yourself the favor of reaching out, you’ll already know who’s on the other end of the connection.
Best bra/brand: Birdsong Lily Comfort T-Shirt Bra
If I weren’t a Bra Fit Expert: I’d love to write a comic book.
Comfort food: Spicy ramen.
Happy place: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
In a word: Caffeinated.
Best brand: Freya
Best bra: Freya Fancies Plunge Balcony Bra.
Best lingerie advice: Try something new! It could be a new style or a colorful bra. Who knows, you’ll probably find something you’ll fall in love with if you just try.
Fun fact: I can play three different instruments.
If I weren’t a Bra Fit Expert: I would be a preschool music teacher.
All-time favorite show: How I Met Your Mother.
Comfort food: Pizza.
Favorite way to relax: At-home manicure while wearing one of my favorite sheet masks.
Guilty pleasure: Movie theater popcorn.
Happy place: Anywhere with my family and friends.
Proudest moment: Successfully completing my music therapy internship with children and adults with disabilities.
Personal mantra: Shine your brightness unapologetically to the masses.
In a word: Creative.
Best brand: Fantasie
Favorite bra: Chantelle Modern Invisible Plunge
Most memorable fitting: My own! I walked in wearing a 38D and walked out in a 32G.
Best lingerie advice: The best fit is the one that makes you look and feel beautiful.
If I weren’t a Bra Fit Expert: I wouldn’t have measuring tapes all over my house and purse!
Fun fact: I love to watch my daughters play softball.
All-time favorite movie: Steel Magnolias.
Favorite way to relax: Going to an amusement park with my daughters.
Guilty pleasure: Wine and dark chocolate.
Hobby: I crochet baby blankets and donate them.
Proudest moment: When I put my life back together after my marriage ended.
Personal mantra: If you’re going through hell, keep going.
Best bra/brand: Freya Fancies Plunge Balcony Bra
Favorite way to relax: Napping.
Guilty pleasure: A coconut mojito.
Happy place: With my best friends, or alone. There’s no in-between!
Personal mantra: Focus on things you can control.
Fun fact: I’ve got a few different accents up my sleeve.
In a word: Charismatic.
Best brand/bra: Curvy Kate Tropics Balcony Bra
Most memorable fitting: My own, with Bra Fit Expert Marissa. She helped me determine what size I truly was. I had been wearing a bra that was four cup sizes too small! It was life-changing trying on a bra that actually fit. I felt the weight literally lift off my shoulders.
Best lingerie advice: Graduate beyond Victoria’s Secret!
If I weren’t a Bra Fit Expert: I would be sitting at a job I didn’t love in an ill-fitting bra!
Comfort food: Buffalo mac and cheese. I could eat it every day.
Favorite way to relax: Surround myself with a bunch of dogs. It does not matter what kind of mood I’m in, pups always cheer me up.
Guilty pleasure: The Golden Girls.
Hobby: I love to sing.
Proudest moment: I’m the youngest of four girls, and it was my parents dream to see all four of their daughters graduate from college, so it felt amazing to reach my own goal as well as to make my parents’ dreams come true.
Personal mantra: “Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control of what you don’t.”
Best brand/bra: Freya Idol Balcony Bra
Most memorable fitting: Probably my own! I was wearing a 32DD before my fitting. It was completely wrong.
Best lingerie advice: When buying shapewear, size up! It will prevent rolls.
If I weren’t a Bra Fit Expert: I wouldn’t know my correct bra size!
Fun fact: I’m a super nerd. I love comic books, manga and anime.
Favorite way to relax: Beach days.
Guilty pleasure: Vegan brownies.
Hobby: Painting and reading.
Personal mantra: Be yourself because those who matter don’t mind and those who mind don’t matter.
Best brand/bra: Freya Fancies Plunge Balcony Bra
Most memorable fitting: I had a customer call in who was having all sorts of difficulties finding a bra that fit her breast shape. She was measuring a 32L. We talked for a very long time, went over her measurements, tweaked her size and found different styles to try. She called a few days later to tell me the Elomi Tia Side Support I suggested was the best bra she’s ever owned. She said it almost made it look like she had gotten a lift—that’s a pretty impressive endorsement!
Best lingerie advice: Confidence is key.
If I weren’t a Bra Fit Expert: I would probably be wearing the wrong bra size.
Fun fact: I’m a huge sports fan. I may have missed my calling to be a sport analyst and get paid to argue about it.
All-time favorite book: The Outsiders.
Guilty pleasure: Reality TV.
Personal mantra: Every experience teaches you something. Learn the lesson.
Best brand/bra: Freya Fancies Plunge
All-time favorite movie: Edward Scissorhands, a great story about love and acceptance.
Comfort food: Anything full of starch and carbs.
Favorite way to relax: A good coloring session. I own far too many color books.
Guilty pleasure: I don’t feel guilty about things that make me ?.
Greatest indulgence: Tattoos.
Happy place: New Orleans.
Personal mantra: Every flower that ever bloomed had to go through a lot of dirt to get there.
Describe yourself in one word: Cheerful!
Best brand: Fantasie, Chantelle, Wacoal… Too many to choose just one!
Favorite bra: Fantasie Rebecca Lace T-Shirt Bra
Best lingerie advice: Wear color! I own hardly any nude bras. Go bold or stay home!
Fun fact: I read 60 books last year.
All-time favorite movie: I must have seen The Lord of the Rings trilogy a hundred times.
Workout of choice: All things cardio. Sit-ups, yuck.
Proudest moment: I know it’s cliché, but nothing compares to giving birth to my two babies.
In a word: Hopeful.
Best brand/bra: Curvy Couture Tulip Lace Push-Up Bra
Most memorable fitting: I had a customer who, because of an illness and many surgeries, didn’t have a clue what size she was. She was coming to us to be fitted for swimwear and though she lived in California, she hadn’t actually been to the beach in years. After her first try-on, she contacted me in tears. She finally felt confident enough to enjoy the beach again.
Best lingerie advice: If you feel comfortable and confident, it will show.
If I weren’t a Bra Fit Expert: I would be a chef.
All-time favorite movie: Since childhood, I’ve loved The Wizard of Oz.
Comfort food: Pasta.
Favorite way to relax: Sitting by my pool with my husband and puppy, listening to music.
Personal mantra: Walk by faith, not by sight.
Best brand/bra: B’Tempt’d Ciao Bella Balconette
Most memorable fitting: My mom! She went from a 36B to her correct size, a 30D.
If I wasn’t a Bra Fit Expert: I’d be a therapist.
Hobby: Collecting vinyl records.
Superpower: A woman’s intuition.
Fun fact: I’m a single mom of three crazy little boys.
Favorite way to relax: Yoga.
Personal mantra: If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
Craziest thing I’ve ever done: Skydiving. It was awesome!
Best brand/bra: OnGossamer Mesh Bump It Up Bra
Most memorable fitting: My mom thought she was a 36DD her entire life, but I took her measurements and she ended up being a 36H. She still can’t get over it!
Best lingerie advice: Trying on bras is like trying on jeans—every style will fit a bit different than the next.
If I weren’t a Bra Fit Expert: I would love to be traveling the world.
All-time favorite show: Game of Thrones.
Comfort food: Pizza and wings.
Favorite way to relax: A bubble bath.
Guilty pleasure: Watching sappy romance movies.
Hobby: Playing video games.
Proudest moment: Becoming an aunt.
Personal mantra: The best is yet to come.
Best brand: Dita Von Teese
Favorite bra: Freya Fancies Plunge Balcony Bra
Most memorable fitting: My own! Thinking I was a 34C when really I’m a 28F…what a difference!
Best lingerie advice: If you like it, rock it!
If I weren’t a Bra Fit Expert: I’d be an art teacher.
Comfort food: Movie theater popcorn.
Guilty pleasure: Makeup shopping.
Hobby: Going to the craft store and learning to sew with Bra Fit Expert Jennie.
Proudest moment: Adopting my first rescue rabbit. I’m obsessed with bunnies.
Personal mantra: Never settle.
Best bra/brand: Simone Perele Caresse 3D Plunge
Fun fact: I can count the number of letters in any word instantaneously. (That’s 15 letters! See?) ??
If I weren’t a Bra Fit Expert: I would be traveling around the world.
All-time favorite show: I’ve seen Wicked on Broadway ten times.
Favorite way to relax: Picnics at the park, riding our bikes and going to the movies as a family.
Guilty pleasure: Sneaking away to the spa for a massage.
Hobby: Fitness. I’m a certified instructor!
Happy place: Disney World.
Craziest thing you’ve ever done: Agreeing to run a half marathon even though I had never run more than a few feet. I finished, and in decent time, too!
Proudest moment: Bringing each of my three children into the world.
Personal mantra: Everything happens for a reason.
In a word: Happy.
Best bra: Calvin Klein Perfectly Fit Modern T-Shirt Bra
Best lingerie advice: Wear something that makes you feel like the best version of you—happy, pretty, comfortable.
Fun fact: I would spend millions on makeup if I had the means.
All-time favorite show: It’s a tie between Friends and Gilmore Girls.
Favorite way to relax: Watching Netflix while wrapped in a fluffy blanket.
Guilty pleasure: The Kardashian family.
Craziest thing you’ve ever done: Switching careers, from preschool teacher to Bra Fit Expert.
Proudest moment: Watching my pre-K class graduate and seeing how far they’d come.
Personal mantra: Don’t worry, be happy.
In a word: Loving.