Illusions Lingerie Is Where To Get A Transgender Bra Fitting In Melbourne
The journey of a transgender person is not easy. It’s not just about coming out to the world and living their life as who they are. It’s also about making sure that they can be comfortable in their body, especially when it comes to clothes.
One of the most important things for a trans person is finding the right bra size and fit. This is because bras are an essential part of clothing for trans women, as they provide support and comfort. Bra fitting can be difficult for many people, but it can be especially hard for trans women so knowing who you can rely on when it comes to a transgender bra fitting is crucial along your journey.
Seahorse Victoria - Supporting The Transgender Community Since 1975
We had the pleasure of meeting Geir from Seahorse Victoria, the longest running social and support organization in Australia. Seahorse is a private network of members all across Australia who meet at various locations several times a month, hold fund-raising events, and are involved in legislative reform for transgender rights.
Seahorse also assist with finding local businesses that are transfriendly greatly helping those on their transitioning journey. This is a beautiful community that allows the trans community to connect with one another and are doing great work for the community. To find out more about Seahorse Victoria and to become a member visit their website.
Our Transgender Fittings
No matter where you are on the gender spectrum, our fitting specialists are here to help find your perfect garment. Transgender women have a difficult time finding bras because they are often too small in the chest or are not made for their body shape. Many times, they have to go trying multiple bras with different sizes before they find one that fits correctly. The bra is typically fitted, but it may not fit properly because of the difference in breast shape, size or position. This is where it’s important to shop at a lingerie store with an extensive range of in-between sizes and shapes to ensure the perfect fit.
A transgender woman's breasts and chest can change quite dramatically during hormone therapy. It’s a good idea to find a bra fitting specialist that can help with this transition and make sure the bra fits properly and comfortably along this journey. Our specialists will do everything we can to assist you in creating your ideal silhouette whether it’s enhancing your bust or alternatively minimizing your profile.
Our bra fitting specialists have experience working with trans bodies and are completely judgement free creating a safe and welcoming space.
We understand that it can be nerve racking - especially if it’s your first time getting fitted - which is why we have introduced private after hour fittings for those who wish to browse our store and be fitted while our doors are closed. We offer these fittings by appointment only however you’re welcome to come in store during the day (no appointment required). More information here.