An underwire bra also under wire bra , under-wire bra , or underwired bra is a brassiere that utilizes a thin, semi-circular strip of rigid material fitted inside the brassiere fabric. On Sunday, 24 August , film maker Nancy Kates set off a metal detector during security screening. The result can be embarrassment and consternation for unsuspecting visitors. On the contrary, Mr Sani Isuwa, said he found the use of body enhancers attractive, especially for women whose body were not proportionate to other parts. One end, or head element, of the underwire is close to the front and center of the bra, and the other close to the armhole.
Demand for the underwired bra is up by 12 per cent in the last two years and now makes up 70 per cent of the bra market. Archived from the original on Meanwhile, some of the women that use body enhancers told NAN that it boosted their confidence, added more to their sexuality and made clothes more fitting on their bodies.
The underwire bra design emerged and took hold in the United States starting in the s.
Underwire bras are built with a semi-circular "underwire", "bra wire", or "wire" embedded in the wire channel that circles the bottom and sides of each cup. A girl's underwired bra saved her life when she was impaled on railings. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Women wearing an underwire bra have in a few rare instances been subjected to extra scrutiny when their bra set off metal detectors at security checkpoints in airports or prisons. Also, Miss Grace Iliya, said she uses hip booster to make the lower part of her body proportionate to her upper part.