A Woman's Guide to Breast Augmentation
and Breast Implants
Find an ImplantInfo Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Near You
ZIPCode
About Breast
Augmentation
Breast Augmentation and Enlargement All About Breast Implants Breast Augmentation Cost Am I a Candidate for Breast Augmentation? Find Your Breast Implant Size Silicone Gel Breast Implants Breast Implant Placement (Overs and Unders) Breast Augmentation Incisions Breast Lift Surgery Breast Augmentation Revision Breast Reconstruction Breast Reduction Complementary Plastic Surgery Procedures
Find a Plastic
Surgeon
Message
Boards
Before &
After Photos
News &
Offers
Important
Resources
Personal
Stories
 
 

Wardrobe Tips After Breast Augmentation

December 5, 2012

One of the most exciting parts of breast augmentation is getting to pick out new clothes. Before going shopping make sure that you give yourself plenty of time to heal. Your new breast will be swollen for 1-2 months. Once you have healed, get out there and enjoy your new curves!

#1 Get measured after surgery to find out your new bra size. It’s so important to find the right bra that’s comfortable and fits well to your new size.

#2 Your new breasts are larger, therefore your clothes will need to be more supportive. Look for sleeveless top or dresses that have thicker, more supportive straps.

#3 Try on different styles and sizes of tops to figure out your new size and which styles flatter your new chest. You may not be able to wear certain styles with your new chest without spilling out the top. Look for tops that accentuate your new bigger bust without being vulgar.
  • Avoid boxy jackets with high necklines and double-breasted styles which will make you appear top heavy. Go for a single breasted, fitted, deep V-neck which will separate the bust and lengthen the body.
  • Avoid tops with ruffles and embellishments across the bust.
#4 V-necks are very flattering as they elongate the body. Any neck style which provides an expanse of flesh from the neck and chest will give you a sleeker figure.

#5 Try on your old clothes and get rid of any clothes that don’t fit your new chest. Signs that a top doesn’t fit the chest are:
  • fabric pulling across the chest - if the top has an empire type waist it shouldn’t go across the breast, it should fit under the breast
  • buttons pulling or popping open.
  • fabric being stretched or pulled.
You can sell your old clothes at a consignment shop, donate them or have a clothing exchange party with friends.

#6 When buying a swimsuit after breast implants look for tops that come in bra sizes and styles that allow you to buy a different size top and bottom. 

#7 Look for clothes that flatter your new curvier figure. First determine your new body type, then look for styles that flatter your new frame.

#8 Most importantly wear clothes that make you feel your best.

 
 


 
 

ImplantInfo Featured Practices

Bingham Farms, Michigan (MI) Breast Augmentation by
Straith Clinic, P.C., Dr. William Sabbagh
Dr. William Sabbagh Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
 
Wayne, New Jersey (NJ) Breast Augmentation by
Parham A. Ganchi, PhD., M.D.
Dr. Parham Ganchi Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
 
Carmel, Indiana (IN) Breast Augmentation by
Richard B. Linderman, M.D.
Dr. Richard Linderman Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
 
Cristine Meredith Miele Foundation







Please help ImplantInfo support breast cancer research through the Cristine Meredith Miele Foundation, set up in loving memory of Cristine “Crissy” Miele. Crissy was a loving wife and mother and dedicated member of the ImplantInfo family who lost her battle with breast cancer in July 2010.

Your donations support Dr. Kenneth Offit and his research team. They are focusing genetic testing on families, like Crissy’s, where breast cancer is hereditary and develops from a yet unidentified gene mutation. Advances can improve early detection and help future generations, including Crissy’s daughters.

No donation is too small, and your support means the world. Please help us continue Crissy’s courageous fight.

Donate Here 

Before and After Photos

Online Polls

Online Contests

 
©1998-2012 Advice Media