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Fun Facts About Bras

Posted by Bras NYC on 4/5/2015
How much do you know about this wardrobe essential? Brush up on your bra facts and trivia!

The word brassier was first used in print in a 1907 edition of Vogue. 

Women own an average of 9 bras. 

Over the past 15 years, the average bra size has increased from 34B to 36C. 

Bra sizes will change 6 times on average for most women in their lifetime. 

$16 billion dollars were spent on bras globally last year. 

British ladies have the biggest breasts! Studies show that half of British women are in at least a D cup.

One breast is often slightly bigger than the other; usually the left breast is larger. 

Push-up bras have existed since the 1800’s. 

Breasts weight an average of one pound each, and they can gain weight. 

The largest breast augmentation in the world is a staggering 38KKK. 

2011 in the US saw over 300,000 breast enhancement surgeries. 

But there were also 18,000 breast reduction surgeries on men in 2008. 

You can study bras as a major in China.