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Why Do Naturist Girls Wear Bras By Liberty Bra-less:
Naturist Women and Bras – “Why do naturist girls wear bras?” is a question that’s been around for quite a long time, girls tending to have a love-hate relationship with the garment in question. The answers to the question are complex, but why should it be of specific interest to nudists? While realizing the dangers of generalizing, naturists tend to be more conscious of their body and to spend more time unclothed. Hence we might expect them to be less wedded to things like a bra. Yet, naturists are inclined to move in two worlds, naturist and fabric, and as a result of perceived stigma to naturism, they frequently go to some lengths to keep the two separate.
The bra has many functions in women’s lives. It was conceived alternatively to the corset as women became more active openly in the early twentieth century. It was mainly a cover, and among the first models was just two handkerchiefs sewn together by a corner to make two diamond shape breast covers. As the undergarment business became a multibillion dollar international industry numerous ways were found to market bras to women – function, icon, seclusion, fashion statement, charisma and maybe most important of all, essential.
Why do Naturist Girls Wear Bras
One of the claimed functions of the bra would be to ‘support.’ If naturists seem to want little support when naked, why would they want support when textiled? The concept of support is of course entirely fictitious. Whether evolutionist or creationist it is hard to believe that the human female was made in a way that demanded her to have her breasts cantilevered to prevent losing them, or damaging them. Breasts are well supported, attached to the chest wall by a wide foundation and by a skin cover. As they grow larger and mature they bend so the undersurface of the breast lies on the outwardly projecting chest wall to form the inframammary fold. In reality, what the bra does is elevate the breast to a flat position, imitating pubescent breasts, thereby throwing the entire weight onto the back, neck and shoulders, occasionally with serious health consequences.
In the hunt for new markets, manufacturers, having exploited every colour, shape, style and material, developed a brand new thought. Women, they observed, were becoming more active and participating in sports. Perhaps, they wondered, they could be convinced to purchase yet more bras to cover every time of the day and task, and so the sports bra was born. Breasts move with exercise they stated, which is not a very surprising finding. The follow ing measure was to claim this was unwelcome. Moving breasts might attract attention to you personally, and worse might really damage these organs, so women need to command their breasts with scientifically’ proven products. In practice breast movement is not that significant, being good-anchored and usually solid, and most sports bras do little to reduce movement .
Push-up bra promotion
Naturists are usually related to wholesome outdoor, physically active lifestyles, and for many, playing sports in the nude comes naturally. The fact that naturists are not afflicted with damaged breasts raises serious questions about the rationale for the sports bra. There are really no reports in the medical or scientific literature of breast tissue damaged by exercise.
We have been witnessing a progression towards more top freedom lately, and whether or not it continues, it’s a serious threat to the lingerie industry. But more significantly if girls will be spending more of their day unsupported’ why would they feel the need to do so at other times of the day?
Additionally, nudists usually are not by nature unduly modest, but by simultaneously moving in a dominant cloth world they might internalize those values and perhaps overcompensate to shield their hidden naturist lives. The modesty argument for bras is inherently contradictory. While supplying cover’ and disguising the real contours and components of the breast, they’re also sold as items that accentuate the breasts, and as sexual lures.
Given that that there isn’t any social or scientific reasonable for a bra, that t here are significant worries of dangerous effects, and that they’re expensive, uncomfortable and rarely healthy, one might expect them to go down the historical course of many earlier garments like corsets. Nonetheless given the extreme marketing and social pressures this is unlikely to occur in the immediate future. Two factors in women’s lives and health might make a difference though – raising topfreedom, and by extension normalizing naturism and removing the stigma that creates an existence of two solitudes.
What do my female naturist readers think? Are bras necessary? Would you go braless? Does one run or play sports fully nude or don a sports bra? Leave a comment!
Why Do Naturist Women Wear Bras was published by Young Naturists and Nudists America – FKK
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Tags: breasts, clothes, health, social norms, topless / topfree
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