A Guide To Baltimore Bra Fittings

April 5, 2011 6:28 AM

Eight out of 10 women wear the wrong size bra. Don’t feel like you’re limited to only department stores when it comes to bra shopping. Many local independent stores offer a larger selection and personalized service to help you find a proper fit. The following is a guide to bra fittings in the Baltimore area. — Melissa Dahne


8180 Maple Lawn Boulevard
Fulton, MD 20759
(301) 776-6007

If you’re seeking a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere in which to find the perfect bra, look no further than Bra-la-la. The store carries more than 3,000 bras from more than 35 manufacturers. You’ll find sizes ranging from 28AA to 50K, in styles with and without underwire, as well as soft and molded cups. The store’s owners regularly attend industry events to bring customers the latest and finest in European lingerie. Whether you’re looking for a bra to wear under an evening gown or something for every day, the bra fitting professionals at Bra-la-la will give you personalized attention to help you find a healthy, flattering fit. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Lingerie Lingerie

820 Kenilworth Drive
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 296-8808

If you’re intimidated at the thought of someone measuring your bust, the bra fitting experts at Lingerie Lingerie will put your nerves at ease. This full-service lingerie shop carries more than 100 international designers and bra sizes ranging from 30 to 50, cup sizes A through N. The store offers a wide range of bra styles, including full-figure, strapless, sports, and nursing. Lingerie Lingerie also specializes in bras for post-mastectomy customers. The store even carries hard-to-find designers, such as Hanky Panky, Eberjey, Calida Bodywear, Felina, and Fantasie of England. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Necessary Secrets

10751 Falls Road
Lutherville, MD 21093
(410) 583-1383

This upscale lingerie boutique carries a large selection of bra styles and sizes. Whether you’re petite, average, or full-figured, Necessary Secrets has you covered, with bras ranging in size from training to 30AA to 50L. The store’s certified bra fitters are passionate about helping women find bras that are both comfortable and offer a flattering fit. In addition, the store regularly hosts special breast wellness events each month. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.