The truth is, there isn’t an exact answer to this question. How often you should be throwing out a bra and replacing it with a lovely new one, depends on a number of factors.
On average, a bra will last for between 6-9 months. So if you’ve been hanging on to one for a couple of years, it’s probably a good time to let it go!
However, the number of bras you have will affect this time scale. For example, if you only have 3 bras which you alternate between for the year, you’ll end up wearing each one approximately 120 times in that year.
But if you have a couple more (or you’re a lingerie addict like me and you have plenty more) that number will significantly reduce, meaning you can keep your bra for a longer period of time.
A few signs you need to replace your bra are: