My Small Breasts and I uncovers the complex, poignant, and sometimes amusing relationship women have with their tiny breasts. Talking candidly, three women reveal how they really feel about their own bodies and the lengths to which they'll go to change their situation. Sharon Tan is 28, and one of the three small-chested women featured on this film, seems the most well-adjusted. Kate Bailey, 22 is said to be too scared to go out because she thinks everyone is looking at her.
As a fourth grader who wore a wire bra, I had high hopes for my cleavage. Sadly, said plans didn't pan out after I stopped growing at the age of nine. Now, standing at a mere 5'3" with an A cup, I've experienced an impressive number of cringeworthy moments -- all connected in some way to my small chest. As a woman who has openly loved her body her entire life, it's both surprising and disturbing the amount of times I've been shamed for having a smaller-than-average bust -- from not being able to find my size during bra shopping to being asked the dreaded question "Have you ever considered implants? A few weeks ago I was standing in a large department store with my mom when I bravely decided it was time to go bra shopping. My mother, my knight-in-shining-armor for all things scary and a seasoned veteran in getting me through such painstaking experiences, took the lead and asked a saleswoman where the A-AA cup-sized bras were.
17 Sports Bras That Are Amazing If, Like Me, You're Flat-Chested
There is no need to feel self-conscious if you are flat-chested or have a small bust. In fact, having smaller boobs can be a major fashion blessing as a lot of clothes are designed with a smaller bust size in mind. If you want to find out how to make the most of your double -A's, read on and follow our amazing advice for the best outfits for flat chested women.
Sometimes, it's a blessing not to be so busty — like when I'm running or taking a workout class. But it also makes sports bras a little less fun: Because most sports bras are designed to provide high-impact support, they tend to completely eliminate any shape on those of us who are members of the A-cup crowd. And yes, I want to feel secure and protected, but I also want a little bit of curve in my gym look, too. With that in mind, I tested a bunch of sports bras—and found a crop of bras that still provide the support needed to get in a great workout—with a little less emphasis on "lockdown" and a little more on style. I didn't want to take this one off, that's how soft the fabric is rare for a sports bra, I know!