I'm a bra fitter – people are always shocked by how long a bra will last but it's less than you might think | The Sun

HOW long should a bra last?

You might think it should last for months, or even a year.


But professional bra fitter Nicola Crook has revealed the surprising truth – that a bra only lasts for around 30 days.

"Do you know how long one of these should last?" Nicola asked as she held up a pink bra in a video on TikTok.

She then gave three options – three months, six months or 12 months.

"Well actually it’s 30 days," she said.

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"That’s if you’ve only got one bra in your bra drawer and you’re wearing it every day."

In the caption for the video, she added: "You may find the answer shocking as to how long a bra should last."

But the majority of people in the comments section insisted they don't get rid of a bra until it's completely had it, or it breaks.

"I had my last one for 7yrs," one person wrote.

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While another added: "I can wear my bra pretty much everyday and it’s been more then 30 days."

"As long as they still do their job they stay," a third commented.

"i’ve been wearing the same one 5 times a week for the past 5 years and it’s still good as new. and that’s a primark t-shirt bra," someone else weighed in.

"There's just no way… " another person agreed.

"They already are the bane of my existence and are wayyyy too expensive. Not gonna spend more on them.

"If i spend £30 on a bra you best believe im wearing it for at least a year," someone else raged.

To which Nicola replied: "It is not that you can’t, you just end up losing the support as the fabric stretches out.

"If you have more than one bra in rotation your bra will last longer."

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