How to find the perfect underwear for summer
On hot days, we prefer to wear underwear made from breathable, cool-feeling materials. Natural materials are an obvious favourite of ours, but did you know that there are also synthetic fibres designed to be breathable and cool the skin? Here are our top 3 tips on how to prepare your underwear wardrobe for summer.
Side wings – The small detail that makes a big difference
Side wings are a small extra piece of fabric under the armpits that make a bra neater and more comfortable. Here are three reasons why it’s worth investing in a bra with side wings.
10 bras, 10 styles – which is your favourite?
Sometimes you feel like getting dressed up, other times you just want to lie on the sofa and relax. Whether you’re wearing your best dress or your comfiest loungewear, there’s a bra for all styles. Here are 10 different types of bra – which best matches your style?
The art of creating bras in large sizes
Large bras place completely different demands on construction, design and materials than those with, for example, smaller cups. What do you need to consider when making a bra in a large size? Here we show the work that goes into sizing our bras at Miss Mary.
Is it really true? Facts and fiction about bras
Is it really true that 8 out of 10 women are wearing the wrong bra size? Will your breasts get saggy if you don’t wear a bra, or is the opposite the case and wearing a bra makes them less firm? There are many enduring myths and rumours about this much-loved but misunderstood garment. We take a closer look to separate fact from fiction.
5 questions to ask yourself before updating your bra wardrobe
Building the perfect functional underwear wardrobe doesn’t need to cost a fortune. Here’s how to get the ultimate wardrobe the smart way, and the questions to ask yourself before you buy your next bra.
Are cotton bras better?
Miss Mary has been a cotton specialist for many years, and a large part of our selection consists of cotton bras. Cotton is a fantastic material and particularly well suited to underwear, but are cotton bras really better than other bras? Here we look at the advantages and disadvantages of cotton.
Enjoy your bra for longer by washing it right
Do you know why you shouldn’t be washing your bra with detergent or tumble drying it? Here are ten tips that’ll extend the life of your bra.
Choosing the right bra after breast surgery
Five tips to think about when it’s time to start wearing ‘normal’ bras following a breast enlargement or reduction.