Best Practices for Packing Lingerie

Best Packing Practices for Lingerie on the Orange Lingerie BlogEveryone has their own special way to efficiently pack garments for a trip. With their delicate fabrics and wired or foam structure, packing bras and underwear deserve special consideration. In this post, I share my favorite method for packing bras and underwear for a trip.

How to Pack Bras
Most of my bras do not contain foam. This is a real asset when packing! Non-foam bras take up far less room than a foam bra. Just hook the bra , fold down the straps, fold the bra in half as shown below using the Orange Lingerie Boylston bra. Once folded you can stack up the bras you are packing on top of one another as pictured at the start of this post.

How to Fold a Non Foam Bra on the Orange Lingerie Blog

If you are packing a foam cup bra, pack underwear into the cups then fasten the closure and fold down the straps. To pack, keep the bra flat and place underwear around the cups. Alternatively, you could pack your molded foam cup bras into a foam bra case. I just find it more efficient to use a packing cube (more on these later) so I can pack underwear all around the cups rather than packing underwear separately.

When packing a foam cup bra keep in mind that the key is to prevent the cups from getting crushed or misshapen. Please do not turn one cup inside out to fit the cups into one another!

How to Pack a Foam Cup Bra on the Orange Lingerie Blog

How to Pack Underwear
Underwear is folded and stacked. Folding underwear keeps them flat so they take up less space. My folding method is shown below using the Orange Lingerie Kingston thong.

 

How to fold underwear on the Orange Lingerie Blog

Once all the bras and underwear are prepped I put them into packing cubes. I am a huge fan of the cubes! They allow me to fit more into my suitcase and keep everything organized. They are especially great for longer trips when you are changing locations frequently because they make it easy to find what you need in your bag without having to dig through individual items. Just be sure to put any packing cubes with bras at the top of the suitcase so they do not get crushed underneath the weight of your other garments!

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  1. SaSa
    SaSa says:

    You have the most lovely bras; those prints! I would pack exactly like you, packing cubes included. I don’t know how I did before!

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