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Comfortable Bras To Travel In Post-Mastectomy

Comfortable Bras To Travel In Post-Mastectomy

Dana Donofree
3 min read

We all love seeing new places and exploring new cities, but the process of actually getting there can be a total pain in the foobs. All of us can probably agree that traveling in an uncomfortable bra is the worst. Just imagine a 5-hour flight or 8-hour car ride with an itchy, binding bra rubbing on radiation burned skin, with irritating seams poking at your sensitive scar tissue. thanks!

Then there are those of us who have to travel post-surgery from our specialized doctors who are located across the country. Whether you are traveling for vacation, or traveling because of your diagnosis, you need a supportive, soft, comfortable bra that will keep your most delicate areas protected. 

The Comfiest Bra To Wear On An Airplane

Between long security lines, delayed flights and screaming babies, flying can be rough. Just because airplanes are uncomfortable, doesn’t mean your post-mastectomy bra has to be. When putting your travel outfit together, make sure to build a comfortable base for yourself starting with our plush favorite: The Monica

Made from breathable, silky smooth modal fabric, this full-coverage style is sure to soothe any irritated skin no matter if you’re experiencing a 2-hour delay, or waiting at the baggage carousel. In fact, it's so light and soft, you won't even know you have it on. This bra is also a top pick for post-surgery underpinnings among those who have undergone single or double mastectomy, reconstruction surgery and other breast procedures. 

The wirefree construction and full coverage will keep you supported while never digging in or harming areas that are sensitive or still healing. The convertible and adjustable straps add even more customizable comfort, and the wide back bridge provides increased support across your back and underarms.

Model wearing the Monica bra

While you’re floating on the clouds, your foobs will feel like they are too, in the Monica.

Softest Bra To Wear On A Road Trip 

The best part about traveling road-trip style, is the ability to wear whatever you want. After all, there are no nosey strangers around to judge your outfit. Wanna cross state lines in full-on pajamas? Do it, girl! Get your cozy on! Just make sure your cozy set includes the softest, most comfortable bra around: The Rora

The Rora aka our famous Front Closure Bra is award-winning for a reason. Not only does it boast the same luxurious modal fabric as Monica, but it comes equipped with a 6-hook front closure that is designed to give you the easiest dressing experience post-surgery, even if you don’t have your range of motion back yet after surgery. Combining unique softness, adjustability and style, the Front Closure Bra offers an ideal fit during recovery, post-recovery and beyond. It can be worn by everybody on any body, whether you’ve had a single or double mastectomy, reconstruction surgery, FLAP reconstruction, lumpectomy, exchange or explant surgery. 

The wireless, molded cups provide support, shape and comfort all without irritating your incisions or causing pain after treatment. This bra also includes pockets that easily accommodate expanders, prosthesis or lightweight breast forms as needed, and also lays smoothly when nothing is in the pocket, making it a must-have for flatties!

Model wearing the Leslie bra

Get cozy in the car with The Rora.

Not in the mood to deal with hook and eye closures at all? We’ve got you. The Leslie Bra is outrageously soft and stretchy enough to step into. The breathable mesh panels will give you extra ventilation for those long hours spent on the road. Better yet? This comfy bralette is comfortable enough to sleep in not only in the car, but also once you get to where you’re going too. Wear it from day to night and through the night while never sacrificing comfort. 


Model wearing the Leslie bra

The Leslie is flexible, soft, breathable and perfect for long travel days.


Comfiest Bralette To Pack For Every Trip 

Comfort is everything while you’re traveling, but it is just as important when you reach your destination! You’ll want something soft, pretty and cool to get you and your foobs through your trip. You’ll want to pack The Kiku. This chic, sporty t-shirt bralette will not only keep you extremely comfy but is virtually undetectable under your go-to dark and neutral colored tops. No matter if you’re sight-seeing, exploring or going out to dinner, this bra is sure to work in to whatever surroundings you choose. 

Matching lingerie set on a wooden table

The Kiku provided the minimal support I need and the sexiness that I crave post op. If conformed and camouflaged the divets in my scars. AnaOno is my go to!” - Carrie L.

We know how uncomfortable traveling can be in a post-surgical body. But if you’re nervous about your long upcoming trek, don’t be. We’ve got you covered whether you’re sitting on a train, plane or automobile.  

Dana Donofree
Dana Donofree

Founder and CEO of AnaOno. After a diagnosis of breast cancer in her late 20’s, Dana took her own lived experience and fashion design background and (re)designed intimates for those that have undergone breast surgery. Dana’s story has been published around the world in outlets like New York Times, BBC, Huffington Post, The Today Show, and more.