Women who have undergone mastectomies deserve sexy bras, too


When Raquel Pellerin, a one-year survivor of breast cancer, went to Victoria’s Secret looking for a post-surgery bra, she encountered confusion from store clerks. They didn’t know what to suggest and said they weren’t trained to fit women of her “situation.”

Most women enjoy an assortment of options (like Victoria’s Secret) when it comes to finding the perfect bra. But for women who have lived through breast cancer and undergone surgery, the number of bras available — that are also cute, comfortable and functional — is low

The market for mastectomy bras has grown since the 1990s; however, products are often unattractive, matronly and not built to fit women of diverse shapes and sizes. With an increasing number of lingerie brands overall, there should be more variety for women who have experienced breast cancer, one of the most common cancers for women in the United States. …

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