Soma’s Vanishing Back® bras make bumps and lines vanish with exclusive back-smoothing technology and elimination of elastic and stitching along the back and bottom.
U-Shaped back design that helps keep straps from slipping off shoulders.
Along with cup size, this is one of the key measurements in determining your bra size. Band size is based on the number of inches measured around your chest under your breasts. You may have this done by a Soma Fit Stylist, or you can measure yourself at home.
Fabric of the band extends beneath the cups to help anchor the bra to the body for better support and lift.
A Balconet bra has wide set straps and an open lower neckline. It can be full or demi with lightly lined or unlined cups and an underwire for support.
A soft cup bra without underwire and lining, sometimes with strappy details made to be seen underneath low cut or shoulder baring tops.
Hook-and-eye extenders that attach to the back of your bra to add band size and accommodate half- or hard-to-find sizes.
Complimentary at all Soma boutiques, our Fit Stylists will correctly measure your band and cup sizes and evaluate your body shape to find your perfect bra size.
A clear polyethylene strap with plastic attachment or clip that pulls bra straps together to convert your bra to a racerback or T-back strap style.
Innovative underwire hugs and supports from every angle for beautiful lift and shaping in Soma’s Stunning Support™ Full Coverage Bra.
Straps can be crossed in the back for more support or to wear underneath cut-in shoulder styles.
A lined bra with seamless stretch foam cups or graduated pads that shape, support or sculpt the bust line. These cups offer coverage and concealment.
Cup size refers to the size of your breasts. Along with band size, this is one of the key measurements in determining your bra size. It is designated in letters A through G. You must measure yourself correctly to arrive at your correct cup size.
The area of a woman’s chest just above her bust line.
A bra that closes in front with a hook or clasp, which many women prefer for ease of dressing. Perfect under low-cut tops, it has only one adjustment, so it is important that the bra is the correct size.
A Full Coverage bra offers the most coverage in a bra, covering most of the breast. It can be lined or unlined and may include an underwire for support.
A rigid, curved strip of fabric sewn inside bra cups to provide additional support. It follows the natural curve of the bra and may be used around the circumference or the sides.
Double-sided hypoallergenic adhesive tape that adheres to fabric or skin to provide a quick fix for missing buttons, hemlines or loose necklines. Easy to apply and remove.
Material sensitive to pressure and temperature that molds to the shape of the body. Found in Memorable bras.
A Full Coverage underwire bra that reduces the bust from 1 to 3 inches. The cup gently redistributes the breast to reduce projection, while providing extra support for larger cup sizes.
A bra with multi way straps that may be worn in traditional, strapless, halter, center halter, one-shoulder and crisscross (racerback) styles to vanish under clothes.
Built-in concealment technology or contour cups ensure no show discretion. Bra gel pads with adhesive can work with a bra or without to add concealment under clothing.
Self-adhesive smooth or flower-shaped silicone petals to place over nipples for a smooth look with or without a bra.
A bra with a deep, plunging neckline and angled cups that increase the appearance of cleavage as well as offer wardrobing options. It may be lined or unlined.
A bra with angled underwire cups and graduated stretch foam pads that creates instant cleavage and great shaping.
Silicone or fabric pads with a unique bump to add instant cleavage and beautiful shape when used with a bra.
A rigid interlining on the sides of bras, bustiers and swimwear that provide extra support and stability.
Powerful side wing design is engineered to slim and smooth your sides under your arms.
An elastic synthetic fiber that has built-in “stretch memory.” It helps provide a comfortable, custom fit that moves with you, yet keeps its shape. It is usually combined with nylon in bras.
A strap-free bra with wide sides that may or may not use padding, boning and shaping panels to support the bust. It may also have silicone along the top and bottom to ensure it stays in place. Strapless bras should fit more snuggly than a traditional bra to stay in place.
Any bra with a smooth, seamless fabric that is invisible under clothing and prevents nipples from showing through. T-shirt bras are most often contour to provide a great shape.
Any bra with a fabric-covered wire sewn inside the bottom of the cups. The underwire helps lift, separate and support the bust, offering moderate to full support. Most bras today have underwires.
Any bra that has no padding or foam lining in the cups. It provides a natural shape with support.