WIRES: Holds the weight, contains the bust and provides an anchor
SIDE WING/BACK GORE: side and back part of bra frame – often reinforced and lined to prevent stretching. Side wing often has boning at the side to prevent side from collapsing
CUP – area that contains the bust
CENTRE FRONT FRAME – reinforced with no stretch as this area cannot move and is anchored to the chest wall
HOOK & EYE BAR – Adjustable area at centre back to open and close bra. Usually bras hook & eye bar should be 3 x 3 for greater support.