Learn about the accessories that can transform or extend the life of your bra: racerback clips, bra extenders, inserts and more. Includes advice, DIY options and tutorials.

Bra extender

Bra extenders
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Bra extenders are a great way to get a longer life out of bras that have become too tight through the band. You get them as 1, 2, 3 or 4 hook options to fit different bras. They usually come…

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Bra inserts

Bra inserts
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Bra inserts are also known as cookies or bra padding. Silicone ones are sometimes called chicken fillets due to their resemblance to them. Often they are promoted as a non-surgical option to increase your bra size. As well as giving…

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Bra strap connector / holder

Bra strap holder
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You will find these with a variety of names, bra strap convertor, bra strap connector and bra strap holder are the most common. They can be worn in the back or front of the bra to hold the straps together.…

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Bra strap cushions

Strap cushions
Photo source: Lane Bryant

Bra strap cushions or pads slip onto your existing bra straps to provide comfort if they dig into your shoulders or can help stop straps from falling off your shoulders. Before you use them first make sure you have your…

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Breast pads

Breast pads or nursing pads are for women who are breastfeeding. You put them in your bra over your nipples to stop milk leaking out onto your clothes. You can get disposable or washable pads. If you get machine-washable pads…

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Fashion tape

Fashion tape
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Fashion tape is double sided tape which you use to keep clothing in place. The main difference between fashion tape and normal double sided tape is that the adhesive is one that is meant to be used with skin. A…

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Low back bra converter

Low back converter
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These are a great way to make a normal bra into a low back bra. They aren’t as easy to find in shops as some bra accessories, you can get them on Amazon or you can make your own pretty…

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Nipple covers

Photo source: Bye Bra

Nipple covers are also known as petals. They are used to hide the shape of nipples and give breasts a smooth line under clothing. They have adhesive on them to stay on and can be one-use disposable or washable and…

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Racerback clip / bra clips

To make a normal bra into a bra with a racerback use a racerback clip. They’re cheap (usually under $10) and you can get them from most lingerie stores or online from Amazon. They usually come in black, white, tan…

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Stick-on / adhesive bra

The most common type of stick-on bra is made of silicone but there are ones that look almost the same as the silicone one pictured but are made of foam. You can also get fabric ones that look more like…

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Transparent / invisible straps

Clear bra straps
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A set of transparent straps often come with a convertible or multiway bra or you can often find them in the accessories section at lingerie stores. You will need to use them with a convertible bra that has detachable straps…

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