Bras off: Lockdown triggers rise in French women going braless

A growing number of French women are ditching their bras in the name of comfort and liberty, according to a recent survey, a trend that seems to have been triggered by the three-month Covid-19 lockdown in which many women got used to going without the undergarment.

Commonly heard, “I only went out and bought groceries and stuff like that, so I just didn’t wear it.” Many see little reason to resume.