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    Caty Ryan
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    Registered On: August 27, 2017
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    Hello ladies,

    Given all the lovely comments and thank you’s to my first two “golden oldie” posts, here’s another “blast from the past”.

    With due deference to the meaning of the word “hooker” in various parts of this mortal coil here’s a question about putting on your bra

    As most “real females” are trained to do since puberty, with my breast forms adhered, I love putting my arms through my bra straps, putting my breasts into the lacy cups then doing up my bra behind my back. “IE a “back hooker” Such a femme thing to do!!.

    Tho it is not recommended by those in the know about bras, it is said this method considerably reduces the life of the bra,  I have also seen and heard of folks who put their bras on by wrapping it around their middle and doing up the hooks in the bra in front . Then spin the bra around and “front load” their breasts in the bra cups

    Which “bra cup” are you in?.

    Happy (bra) dressing

     

    Caty

    And when the bra is a lovely comfy “Fayrefrom Coral” or one of my (on clearance) Simone Perele’s… so much the better

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    • #505944
      Andrea Hopkins
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      When I was in my early 20’s, I was definitely a back hooker, how ever with quite a bit of weight gain, and just getting older I am not as flexible as I once was, so now a Front loader for sure.

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    • #505942
      KHeart
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      I’m a front loader, and I was taught to do it this way from my wife (because I was pretty clueless beforehand, lol.)

      Got to practice it a bit more today as we went bra shopping and I picked up a new white, beige and black bra to add to my collection 😄

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    • #505640
      Chelly Kross
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      Im a front loader. Mainly because I am not flexible enough to reach that far behind me and get it hooked. I have always been front hook and spin.

      Chelly

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      Mallory Barbie
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      Front loader.

      but then every woman I’ve known the details about how they don their bras … have all front loaded.

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    • #505521
      Teri Ray
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      Count me in as a hook in front and spin.  But when it comes to pretty bras I am always happy to be in one.

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      Bettylou Cox
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      Several of my bras are of the front clasp type, and preferred. But when wearing a Regular bra, I’m a bakc-hooker.

      Bettylou

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    • #504361
      Sandy Jayson
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      Hi Caty.
      I wish I could still be a back hooker, but my arms and fingers will not work that way any more. I’ve bndyeen ” pre-hooking and pulling the bra over my head then front loading the forms.
      . . Sandy

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      Jillian F
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      If I do both, does that make me a bi-hooker?

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      • #505461
        Caty Ryan
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        Good one Jillian…

         

        A “bi hooker”, now that could have lots of meanings… could it not??

        Caty

         

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          Jillian F
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          Thank you. I though it was pretty snappy and witty.

          I must have been the only one…

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      Lauren Phillips
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      Load my silicone forms in bring up rib cage high and hook in back. Then pull up and put arms through straps and adjust everything in place. Works best for me.

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      Sunita
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      • [postquote quote=3589
      • Act of ” Folding hands backward and hook the Bra ” is itself very Feminine. I just Love it .

      Actually even adjusting shoulder strip and band strip is also pleasurable act.

       

       

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    • #432650
      Prudence
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      Front loader. But I can unhook it. Learned the front loader from an old GF.

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    • #432628
      Lisa Smith
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      Well… being older, I guess I cheat! One shoulder has had surgery and the other one needs it. I fasten the hooks where I want them and slide it on like a knit shirt… position the silicone twins where they look right, straighten the back, if necessary and call it good. Ha!

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      Patrichia Ann
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      Given a choice I front hook and spin. But being that I am using a modified bra (lined cup turned into a pocket bra) it’s front, spin and adjust. But on occasion I have used the pull over the head and pull down to adjust. The straps on a “racerback” sports bra don’t separate like a regular bra, so placement of the prosthetics into the sport model has to be done before you put it on. The only option at that point is over the head, down and adjust. I have found that hooking the clasps on a regular bra and using the same technique works as well.

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      Araminta Purdy
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      I prefer to fasten in the front and spin into place. That way I get all of the hook in the right holes.

      A first, questions like these may be just a bit of amusing chit-chat but I bet not all ladies knew they had an option. I don’t think I did when I first wore  my first bra in the distant, misty unseen past. So this is informative, even enlightening.

      I prefer a C-cup, probably actually am a 50 (blush) but with extenders I can get on a 38-B/C with extenders of a pushup.

      My big beef is that the spacing between breasts is sometimes a bit too narrow for some male physiques.

      Araminta.

       

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    • #432609
      Kristine O’Cleirigh
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      I can do it both ways but I prefer the way I have seen women do it including my wife.

      However, since I have grown my own breasts, I feel I have no choice but to do it the way bra fitters say is best.
      So yes, I hook in the front and spin it around but its more complicated than that if you have breasts.
      You hook it up, spin it around and then bend over allowing your breasts to hang in front while you pull up the bra cups and fit the breasts properly and then stand straight and make sure that everything is symmetrical and voila, you are ready to meet the day.

      Funny thing, I taught my wife this trick and she does it now. She says she has never been more comfortable wearing a bra.
      Hmmm, I teased her “you have to learn these bra tricks from a cross dresser?”
      Don’t mothers teach these things to their daughters? LOL

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    • #432602
      Patti James
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      When I was a teenage boy I could unhook the young ladies bra one handed. Maybe out of respect I’m now a back hooker 😀

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    • #431848
      Rosydoo
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      Always been a back hooker as did not know about spinning for a long time. Was difficult in beginning but routine now. Have discovered straps that go between back straps to keep straps in some bras from slipping off shoulders.

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    • #431842
      Riley McCort
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      38C “hooker in the front,spinner to the rear” 😂

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      Christie Deville
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      front hook and spin for me

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    • #429862
      Celeste Starre
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      It depends.  Sometimes I use a special strap in back designed to keep the straps from slipping of my shoulders. When I wear those the best way to put it on is to pre-hook,attach the straps,and then put it on over my head kind of like a tee shirt.  In any case if when you are done the cups face forward and the straps are on your shoulder then you have put it on correctly.

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      Regine Kelly
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      Im a front hooker spinner??? lol
      My fingers from many years hard usage dont have much “fine” feelings, and I cant feel the hooks, plus I dont bend as I used to
      Hugs, Regi.

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    • #429857
      Mindy Mills
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      I hook in the front then spin it around. I have seen many females do it the same way.

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    • #429851
      Paula Worth
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      Well ladies i am a front hooker.

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    • #429849
      Desi
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      Back Hooker!

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    • #429842
      Cynthia Hughes
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      I learned how to do them up in the back because it’s more wear and tear on your elastics to try and move it around to the back.

      Plus I have a few bras with silicone strips for extra support and I can’t imagine what it would feel like to pull those across your skin.

      Cynthia

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      donna misteriosa
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      Front loader-not flexible enough to do all the hooks on my firm & long line bras.

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    • #429749
      Polly Stewart
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      Oh dear,

      What am I to say… I thought I was such a failure having to be a ‘front loader’ but it seem from a lot of women I’m not alone and this topic just proves it.

      I smashed my clavicle in an accident so am left with a plate and 12 screws which makes life a little awkward wearing bras.

      love //Polly

       

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    • #429739
      Diane Rakers
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      I’m a “front loader”.

      Lee Ann

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    • #429733
      Rachel Williams
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      I’m a front loader.  Hook ’em up in the front, spin, hoist and stuff.

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    • #429728
      Penny Jay
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      Both. Arms through the shoulder straps, hook at the back, occasionally get it first time, yay! Then load the breast forms in from the front.

      PennyJ

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    • #429709
      Tara Jeane
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      I could never work the damn things as a guy trying to UNHOOK them, so there’s no way I can back hook 🤣🤣🤣

      I’m a spinner  🙂

    • #429701
      Robyn Devine
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      Caty

      Definitely a front loader.  The hooks are too high up my back.  Hence hook in the front, spin, hoist and load!

      LOL!!

      xo Robyn 😁❤️

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      Rei Durden
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      I’m strictly a front hooker at the moment, but every time I put on a bra I practice the female method a few times, I can still only ever catch one hook though!

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    • #429565
      Caty Ryan
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      What amuses and bemuses me about this wonderful site and all the lovely ladies on it, is how a topic 6 months old eg this one, , “loads up and straps in”… (very bad pun), and “projects” itself back to the current listings..

      Love to know what causes this…

      Happy (bra) dressing,

       

      Caty

       

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      • #429568
        Anonymous
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        People in my neck of Virginia don’t call bras “double barreled sling shots” for nothing. 😉😉😉😘😘😘

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    • #429543
      Hilda Beaumont
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      I’m definitely a back hooker and see it as a girlie challenge to hook at the back. Once I’ve done this I put in the silicone inserts!
      HRx

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    • #429507
      Ginny Virginia
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      When I wear/wore a bra, always a back hooker. feels sexier and more girly to me!

      hugs,

      Ginny

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    • #429501
      Sarah Du Hessisse
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      Hi Caty  I am a C cup and a back hooker, also everything of mine is underwired be nice to know what everyone else is.

      Best Wishes

      Sarah xx

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    • #429075
      Anonymous
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      I’m not very flexible after a nasty rotator cuff year in the Navy, so I’m a front Hooker.

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    • #428809
      Caly James
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      Back hooker is so girly and what I prefer but I do have one front loader that doesn’t get near the use!!!

       

      Caly

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    • #428805
      Anonymous
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      Back loader always doesnt everyone do it that way?

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        Anonymous
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        Not after I tore my rotator cuff.

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    • #428791
      Brenda Stevens
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      I had hooked my bra in the front for many years but have recently begun hooking my bra from the back and simply LOVE doing it this way. It just feels extra girly doing so and I do love searching for the hooks with my fingers and just enjoying this lovely experience of putting on my bra.

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    • #428788
      Genevïéve
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      Spin… Hook… Load…

      Gen… ❤

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    • #428754
      Jessica Wilde
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      I’m a back hooker. Always have been. Just came naturally to me.

      When I dressed in front of the little woman for the first time she said “let me see you put your bra on”. I had that baby on in like 2 seconds flat and she said “yep you’ve been doing this a long time” . Lol.

      I’ve done the hook and spin method but don’t really like it. Too much work for me. I used to always be in a hurry when I got dressed so the back hook was quicker also.

       

    • #428737
      Ria Freichuk
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      A shoulder injury made me a front hooker. I continued that method until a dear girl motivated me to try hooking at the back and the rest is history.

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    • #428734
      BigBangtheory
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      I have to hook in the front due to both shoulders having endured years of very physical work. Once hooked I spin and depending on the the bra, I either attach my forms to my chest or load them into the pocket bra then pull up the arm straps. Stephanie

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    • #366009
      Rayna Carlian
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      I currently have to front hook, either a front clasping bra or hook and spin it around. This is because I damaged my right shoulder and have some limitations getting my arm high enough to clasp it like a “real girl”, haha.

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    • #365924
      Jin Crocker
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      Mama taught my sister and I both to be back hookers when our breasts started budding. I am now a 40C and believe this exercise has helped me maintain flexibility in my arms/shoulders.

      and it is such a girl thing to do!

    • #365792
      Michelle Bailey
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      I am a back hooker ,can’t ever remember having a front hook bra , I put my arms though  the straps ,hook up ,adjust the bra make sure its comfy and then add my lovely forms (giving them a big kiss first ,always have done )    Michelle xx

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    • #365720
      Jessica Smith
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      I like putting my arms through the straps and hooking it around back. My wife watched me put my bra on once and commented that I was doing it wrong.

      My wife hooks it in the front and spins it around and told me that was the correct method. She also commented that I hadn’t leaned forward and scooped my boobs into the cup, which was true. But that was only because I’m still not fully comfortable wearing bras in front of her. I wasn’t sure how she’d react if I had scooped my boobs.

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        Janice Fadden
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        Oh Jessica I wish I had enough to scoop.

         

        Janice

        XOXO

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      Sunita
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      • [postquote quote=3589
      • Act of ” Folding hands backward and hook the Bra ” is itself very Feminine. I just Love it .
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    • #362452
      Kay Lambert
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      Good topic. I have been, am now and always shall be a “front loader.” It was the way I learned to hook a bra in my youth properly. Old habits die very hard. But, I can say, I am quite adept at unhooking the bra from behind, which I always do, no matter the number of hooks.

      Kay

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      DeeAnn Hopings
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      Like Stevie said natural back hooker and then ready for the twins,  my wife has just received a bra from the states to try because of a temporary issue with her shoulder  It wraps all the way around and fastens at the front sides have any of you ladies in the states got any views on these bras. Py xx.

      I think originally those were designed to create a low back for backless dresses, but it seems that they have found a additional purpose…

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    • #362384
      Janice Fadden
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      I must admit I do not have much to put into my bras.

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      Gloria Renee
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      I hook mine before I even put it on.

      With the Bras I currently have, I hook them first. I will be ordering 3 front hookers in the near future.

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    • #362263
      Mikayla Welsh
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      Front loader.. but i do have some firm support sports bras tgat necessitate hooking in the back… given some of the comments on premature wear, I am going to start practicing back hooking a bit more often.

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    • #361888
      Janice Fadden
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      All my bras are front clasp. My wife is a front loader.

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    • #361886
      Anna Beth
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      I enjoy hooking my bra from the back it makes me feel more girly with my attached breast forms.

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      Stephanie Hayes
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      Front loader these days.  I used to be able to back hook, but after several years of front line football, my shoulders got destroyed.

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      PY Marshall
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      Like Stevie said natural back hooker and then ready for the twins,  my wife has just received a bra from the states to try because of a temporary issue with her shoulder  It wraps all the way around and fastens at the front sides have any of you ladies in the states got any views on these bras. Py xx.

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    • #359496
      DeeAnn Hopings
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      I have no choice. I have to do it in the front and spin it due to arthritic shoulders and elbows…

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      Brittney Andrews
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      I’ve always been a “front loader”; hook in front and spin it to the back. When spinning it to the back; I do it a little at a time, slow and careful. This way I’m not over-stretching the band and prevents “skin rub”. I’ve seen a few suggest hooking the band under the arm, I think I’ll try that method.

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    • #359161
      Alice Underwire
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      Hi Caty,

      I prefer to hook and spin.

      I’ve read that this method can wear your bra out faster than reaching around to hook in the back.

      Alice

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    • #359094
      Caty Ryan
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      Hi ladies

      Bad Aussie English..

       

      ho it is not recommended by those in the know about bras, it is said this method considerably reduces the life of the bra, I have also seen and heard of folks who put their bras on by wrapping it around their middle and doing up the hooks in the bra in front . Then spin the bra around and “front load” their breasts in the bra cups

      Front loading is the method that stretches bras more, not “back hooking”

      Caty

       

       

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    • #358965
      Sunita
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      At a younever age I could hook the bra at the back by folding hands backwards. Now after putting on weight it is impossible to do it this way. There is no other option to hook it at the front and spinn it.

      But I love to fold hands backward and hook it at the back… So I am a back hooker.

      Front or rear !!!! Wearing BRA gives immense feminine pleasure………..

    • #358963
      Anonymous
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      When I was “borrowing them” from my mom they were back hookers. I’ll wear them, but I’m not a huge fan of them. Mostly cause I’ve seen women snag them on shelves and have them come undone. Plus they usually have a tendency to wear out faster.

      After finding a front closure one I fell in love. While the back hookers are fine, I swear by the front hooking ones now.

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    • #358953
      monique slette
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      I was a back hooker when I was younger but not quite as flexible anymore so i’m a front loader now thanks monique

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    • #358935
      Krista
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      Hi Caty, I’ve always hooked my bra behind my back. I actually find it much easier than doing it in the front and spinning it.  I hook the clasp first, bring it up to the right height, and then put my arms through the straps. With some bralettes, I bend forward and let my “little” man boobs fall into the lacy cups; that’s a nice feeling.  Stay healthy, stay safe, Hugs, Krista.

    • #358914
      Stevie Steiner
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      I hope we are talking bras or some of us are going to pick up a reputation!

    • #358910
      Deborah Sullivan
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      Have been wearing bras so long I am now a confident back hooker. (we are talking about bras right?)

    • #358904
      Wendy Swift
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      Both.  If I am wearing a pocketed bra with a breastform, front loader.  If I wear a normal bra then back hooker.

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    • #358903
      Erica Lightly
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      I’m still really new to this, but I strive to be a back hooker.  It’s kind of funny to watch, I’m sure!

      The first time I tried I failed miserably, so I hooked it together and tried to pull it on like a shirt.  It was a tight squeeze and probably not good for the bra.  I did that a couple of times, then started fastening in the front and turned it around.

      Then I read somewhere (opposite of what you’ve found it seems), that fastening in the front and turning stretches them more, so now I always try to hook it up in the back.  If it’s just not working or I’m short on time, I’ll hook it on the side so I’m only turning half way instead of all the way (I read somewhere that was a compromise that stretches the bra a little less than crossing in front and turning all the way around).

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      Stevie Steiner
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      I am happy to say I am a pro back hooker now. Umm.  We are talking bras here….

      Maybe practice makes perfect, but I can hook a bra up like a …, well, like a girl.  Guess it was an inborn ability waiting to be utilized.  Lol.

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      Anonymous
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      Hi Caty,

      I have been a spinner which is fine but not particularly lady like. This morning I am wearing a basque, the spinning technique does not work too well so I laboriously fastened the hooks and eyes on the side and spun the basque through only 90 degrees. That worked but the top bra part still needed fastening for which I reverted to the “back hooker” technique. At last I got there. I somehow suspect the back hooking process was invented by a man!!

      Either that or the method for fastening a basque was always intended to be a two person job. Sensual if nothing else.

      I have however discovered a great front fastening clasp, on a Vince Camuto bra. Highly recommended. But that is the engineer in me.

      Just got to get those stockings on and I am complete.

      Averyl 🧷

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    • #358840
      Paula F
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      I am like BettyLou, I can hook both ways ( that does sound kind of naughty, but don’t think that way).  It depends mostly on which bra I am putting on.  My long lines, my top favorite style, are always hooked in front and turned around as I learned when young I always got the hooks out of line, missing either the top one or bottom.

      Underdressing and working out on the yard I wear sports bra and put them on like a T-shirt.

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      • #358884
        Bettylou Cox
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        Paula,

        LOL.  When I typed my response, the same naughty thought crossed my mind.  Shame on us.  And I have wondered how to GGs keep those hooks aligned?  I usually have to give up and spin.

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      Anonymous
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      My bra collection is currently sport bras. I put them on like a t-shirt. When I had some regular bras, I would hook them in the front and spin them around, loop my arms and pull them up. I am a solid A cup, although I fit in a few B cup bras. Depends on the bra.

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    • #358793
      Nick Lacroix
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      I hook mine before I even put it on.

    • #358789
      Bettylou Cox
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      I go both ways, depending on the bra.  My favorite bralettes are hooked in back; but I have a couple of bras whose hooks I can never get to align correctly.  For those, I do the spin.  Plus, I have a couple of very comfortable bras which hook in front.

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    • #358770
      K Swim
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      I could put one on and hook it from the back even though I don’t wear a bra nearly as much as my swimsuits. I maintain that skill with some of my zipper back swimsuits.

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    • #358769
      Anonymous
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      front loader as my shoulders are damaged by 30 yrs on an assembly line

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    • #358762
      ChloeC
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      Back hooker, as the few front hook bras I’ve tried, I just didn’t like the feel or how they looked on me.  I do really enjoy hooking the back up after I’ve placed it around me where I want it. Gives me a very positive feeling.

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    • #358758
      Stephanie Bass
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      Well girlfriend im a front loader because of a old shoulder injury I cant reach around with my left arm but that’s ok I can spin with the best of them(he he) thanks .

      Stephanie Bass

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