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In need of a proper bra fitting, I recently visited the wonderful San Francisco lingerie shop Alla Prima for the first time. In addition to a new size diagnosis, I also got a lesson in bra care that I won’t soon forget. In the spirit of spreading great advice that will extend the life (and dollar) of your underthings, I had to share. Don’t wear bras more than one day in a row, and wash every three wears. Dirt and sweat break down the elastics, so interspersed wearing and regular washing will keep them feeling new longer.Always hand-wash, using Forever New. Don’t use Woolite, it’s a detergent rather than a soap and is hard on lingerie (and even clothes). Tocca is another good alternative. To remove excess water, don’t ring out, press between towels. Lay to dry.When you’re trying on a bra, clasp it at the outer-most hook, the largest band size. All bands will stretch out over time, so give…