Bra Knowledge | Eveafrique Magazine
6 Things I Wish I'd Known About Lingerie Before I Started Buying It Lingerie doesn't have to be impossible to understand. BY CORA HARRINGTON OCT 3, 2018 Lingerie can be a weird, confusing world full of intimidating jargon and unique terminology. I've been writing about intimate apparel for the last 10 years (primarily as The Lingerie Addict), but I still vividly remember how overwhelmed I felt in the early days of my own lingerie journey. I didn't know the difference between a balconette bra and a demi cup or why items like corsets had such high prices (or so it seemed), or even why it was better to handwash my lingerie instead of tossing it in the washing machine. And just when I thought I'd figured things out, I would learn something new (like the difference between a lace and an embroidery!) and feel like a clueless novice all over again. lingerie is also a beautiful, complex, fascinating niche, one where the finest of details matter and where learning the origins of a garment can