The reason why there is a bow on a bra

The reason why there is a bow on a bra

Have you ever wondered why there’s a bow on the front of a bra?

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We haven’t, but this is an interesting fact!

Many believe that the bow is there to look pretty. That is true, however, there is a historical reason why!

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According to "In olden days when women wore corsets, there was a piece of whalebone called a busk. It was inserted in a sheath down the front of the corset and tied in place with a bow. The busk is gone but the bow remains," the Quora user explained.”

Interesting, right?

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Breakfast with Martin Bester discussed this on the show this morning and Martin Bester asked Liesl Laurie one thing…

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