You may experience delays receiving your orders due to the Royal Mail strike this week. Thank you for your patience. BN x

Space Needle


First class service.

Having ordered twice now from Bare Necessities I have been highly impressed with, and appreciative of, their friendly and professional service. My first order was sent with next day delivery to ensure that I received it prior to going on holiday. My second, posted on a Friday, much to my delight and surprise, reached me in Spain the following Tuesday! And with such a superb range of quality garments, I can’t recommend highly enough. Assured of such excellent service, I certainly won’t hesitate to order again.

Janet Dale 08.07.18



Dear Bare Necessities

My first online order from you has been delivered with exemplary speed and care, beautifully packed, with a handwritten note to inform me about the outstanding items I’ve purchased.

Before I moved to a remote part of Scotland, I did not think it was possible to buy luxury lingerie online, without personal advice on fitting.  Now that I’m nearly 3 hours travelling time from anywhere to shop, I have no choice but to buy remotely.  I discovered Bare Necessities by looking for Marie Jo stockists.  Your web site is easy to use; your range and stock are extensive; the ordering process was also easy; my goods came quickly – and the bra and briefs are lovely and fit perfectly.  I could not have had a more successful shopping expedition.

I do not wish to name competitors of yours with whom I have dealt, because I am sure they have tried hard to assist me.  However, although independent and apparently of comparable standing, none of the 3 others has come anywhere near the quality of service and stock that you offer.

Thank you, team in general, and Sue in particular, for the way you have dealt with my order; you have made me feel that I am a customer you’d like to serve again.

Kind regards

Nancy 04-04-18




My order arrived today

My order arrived today, many thanks for a fantastic service. I have purchased my Prima Donna bras on line for many years but have never had the nice friendly service that Bare Necessities have provided.
I have worked in a lingerie boutique myself, so I appreciate quality garments.
Sue Bywater 21-02-18

Beautiful undergarments sold here

Beautiful undergarments sold here. Exemplary Service!
I was charged twice accidentally. Bare Necessities was apologetic and quickly rectified the situation! I’m not sure that other businesses would respond so promptly or caringly.
I would not hesitate to order from this shop again. Thanks for the great customer care, Bare Necessities!
Sharon Anne Henry 20-02-18

Wonderful Service

Just a wee note to say thank you for helping me find the right size of top and being so helpful and friendly.

Wonderful service will use you again , many thanks.

Suzanne 12-02-18



Great customer service

I live in Hong Kong which is not ideal for buying underwear for a curvy figure. When I have travelled with work back to the UK the ladies at Bare Necessities have posted to whichever hotel I stay in which is very helpful. Also when friends or family visit me in Hong Kong I have orders delivered to them to bring out to me and the returns timeline is flexible. I receive great advice on sizing guides so I can try new styles which is very helpful.
Claire Turner 06-12-17

Superb Customer Service & Trusted Relationship!

I have been purchasing my underwear since 2005. I am petite and have very large bust. This was actually not helping my posture and also my confidence. Bare Necessities totally transformed who I am today. The team took time out to understand what I like and what I do not. The Bra fittings where amazing this first milestone , second stage which I thought would never happen …’They got me wearing a’Bikini!’ with total confidence!’
The third journey was I actually bought my first basque!

My husband loves to also come with me to Bare Necessities and is always made welcome!

Thank you for looking after me !
Adele  13-08-17


I placed an order online on Monday

I placed an order online on Monday. Friday it was delivered. Im in Qc Canada. Amazing service. And Product. I only wear Primadonna and Barenecessities is the only place I shop. For years now. Always satisfied. Thank you!!
Shannon Laing  21-07-17



I placed my order online on a weekend …

I placed my order online on a weekend from Canada and received it from UK in just 5 days. I am delighted with the quality of the product and especially with the service that I received. This is not my first experience with Bare Necessities and they have surpassed expectations every time.
Marianne  06-07-17

I had a great visit to Bare Necessities …

I had a great visit to Bare Necessities in Melbourne. A lovely shop, with knowledgeable and friendly service. The stock is enormous and they have all the sizes you could wish for. I was introduced to three new bras and treated myself to all three! I was tempted by the amazing swimwear, but resisted, but I will be back. Well worth the visit; and with an online service as well.
Deborah  21-06-17



first class service

After being let down by my usual stockist of Prima Donna, I telephoned to check stock of an item.
I just wanted to say a big thank you to your staff that helped me with my recent order. I was very impressed with your service, my orders arrived as you said. Will be recommending you.
Wendy 21-05-17

First class service

First class service
Josephine Barret 04-05-17




Excellent Customer Buying Experience

Just a note to say thank you as my Lise Charmel J’avoue, Aveux Rose Lingerie arrived in perfect condition this afternoon delivered by Royal Mail.
Everything carefully wrapped in tissue fits beautifully, and the light mist of scent; was a lovely touch.
I’ll return to your website in the future and will be happy to recommend you to my friends & family.
JMC 12-04-17

Bare Necessities

Just to say thank you for this delivery that arrived safely yesterday. I am delighted with the items that complete my Empreinte underwear set and my Prima Donna bikini set.
The service I have received from you both in your shop last week and with this order has been outstanding. I think I must have tried on every bra in your shop but the lovely lady who served me (sorry I don’t have your name) was so helpful and patient.
I will be back to visit you in Melbourne again soon!
Alison 11-04-17

Perfect customer service in every respect

I’ve ordered online from Bare Necessities and their service is perfect in every way – really top-notch, thoughtful and efficient. I also visited the Bare Necessities shop in person recently, and thoroughly recommend their fitting service: yes, I’d been wearing completely the wrong sized bra, and the correct size ones I bought are wonderfully comfortable. The service was really excellent. I thoroughly recommend Bare Necessities.
SJW 29-11-16

Wonderful product in a beautiful colour…

I usually go to a shop in Chapel Allerton, Leeds, for these products but have moved area and it is tricky to get there. Having been using the same products and have been the same size for years decided to check on line. Bare N. had the products I wanted. Delivered on time.
Perfect fit. Have had reason to speak to their staff re payment and product clarification and have been completely happy with the outcome. Have another order due imminently and have no qualms about it. The staff at Bare N. follow queries up immediately by phone. It’s all good. Recommend without hesitation.
Alison Jackson 08-10-16

Excellent customer service from Bare Necessities

I ordered some lingerie for my wife from Bare Necessities and was very impressed with the friendly and efficient customer service I received when I called the boutique to discuss the order. The gift wrapping service was excellent as well and the package arrived within the stated time. Highly recommended.
Mark Ribbans 13-09-16
This company is the jewel in the crown of all lingerie shops !
Nothing is too much trouble for Brenda and all the team.
My Empreinte bras are all from here and I cannot rate the attention to detail high enough.
I couldn’t do without them.
So grateful girls.!xxxx
Marcie 08-09-16

Bra Heaven!!

Having worn ill fitting and poor quality bras for several years now, I really felt I needed to upgrade my underwear drawer!!!
I entered Bare Necessities and were met my 2 lovely ladies who were immediately warm and welcoming. I explained that I had been to a department store and measured wrongly a few years back. and that I had been sold, the most ugly and unattractive bra, being told ‘it’s a perfect fit for you.’
My whole experience at Bare Necessities couldn’t have been more different. I was taken to a private cubicle, where I was measured and then fitted into some of the most beautiful bras.
I was asked about my preferences, shown different styles and colours, I was in ‘Bra Heaven!’
I left feeling attractive again, comfortable and uplifted. I wouldn’t go anywhere else now, the quality, the range and the staff were amazing.
Steer clear of department stores, they don’t have a clue. Definitely go to the specialists.
Thank you so much
Michelle Welsh xx 15-07-16

Excellent customer service. Could not be more helpful. Absolutely recommend.

Whilst looking for a particular bra and colour that I wanted online, I came across this site and I have to say that their customer service is first class and the girls are so helpful. This particular bra had to be ordered and they kept me informed, step by step, when it was in and ready for delivery. I was so impressed and can highly recommend Bare Necessities. A real gem!
Claire Calver 18-06-16

Great experience.

Buying underwear and swimwear on-line is not an experience I usually enjoy because of the variation of fit and particularly cup sizes from different manufacturers.I ordered a Prima Donna bikini from Bare Necessities and even though it took 3 goes to find the right size it was a pleasure because of the great attitude of the owner and staff and their very personal service. Part of the first order was not immediately available but they e mailed straight away and kept me informed of progress. The orders were
sent next day delivery. I also found the advice and helpful suggestions invaluable.Many thanks for your exceptional and personal service .
Angela Waddington 27-05-16

Having experienced recent health issues from an accident at work the last thing on my mind was shopping ! when walking past Bare necessities in Melbourne the beautiful window display caught my attention in particular a very pretty beach dress.

Before I knew it I was in the changing rooms being assisted by the most helpful understanding member of staff (who I later found out was Brenda the owner) with her empathy support and fashion knowledge I was able to purchase some lovely outfits and accessories ready for the summer month of convalescence ahead .

My whole shopping experience at Bare necessities was so uplifting, total retail therapy “just what the Doctor ordered !!
Thank you so much Brenda for your professional caring patient approach which in turn enabled me to make some lovely purchases

A heartfelt Thank you, and I will be seeing you very soon .

Lynne 25-05-16



I am on my third order with Bare Necessities and have consistently received exceptional customer service. Their communication is excellent. Their staff, who have first class product knowledge, are always happy to talk to you and advise. Whenever products have been out of stock they have ordered them and given accurate arrival dates. They have a fantastic range of products and I have found their prices to be competitive.
Jacqui James 25-05-16

Bare Necessities are simply the best

It is most unusual in this day and age to find that when you telephone to speak to someone having seen a product on the internet that you end up with a very personable knowledgable service.
I bought two Sunflair swimsuits last month in a bit of a hurry just before my holiday and the girls at Bare Necessities couldn’t have been more helpful. I had chosen the style and the colour and they advised me on fit and guided me towards Sunflair which fit perfectly. The swimsuits were posted to me on a Saturday afternoon and arrived promptly on the Monday.
Today , I have returned to them once more , to buy another swimsuit in their sale and a couple of bras, and decided to telephone rather than use the Internet …….no trouble at all , and great service yet again.
I only wish I lived nearer to Derbyshire as I am sure I would be a regular visitor to what I guess must be a fabulous shop.
Thank you Bare Necessities, I will be back again next season , I have no doubt.
Kate ( Norfolk ) 22-05-16



Friendly and extremely helpful.

All of the staff at Bare Necessities have fantastic customer service skills. I have brought from them via the Internet for several years and have never been disappointed. Recently trying to get a new swimsuit for this years holiday has been a difficult transaction with lots of returns, that did not worry them at all.
Thank you for being so nice.
It’s a pleasure doing business with you!
Stacey 03-05-16

Excellent Service

Ordered 2 bras online which I needed quickly for a wedding I’m attending. Great service . The bras arrived with plenty of time to spare. The company telephoned me to confirm the bra was on its way. The service received cannot be faulted. Wish all online companies offered such service
Janet Redden 21-04-16

World Class Service

My customer experience when having to do with Bare is absolutely the best! As a customer, you always get a quick answer, you always get help and support and your products are delivered superfast. It doesn´t matter what you ask or order! All you working at Barenecessities are really the best and it would have been great fun to see you all f2f as it feels that I in some way I also know you. The way that you answers are so humble, fantastic and kind! You are really best practice for all of us
Helena Molinero 08-04-16


I bought a Sunflair Tankini and also a swimsuit in the same range. The products were gorgeous and fitted perfectly.
The service, as always from BareEssentials was first class. 1st Class RM signed for delivery arrived the day after ordering.
Thank you all again.
Kathleen Leitch 23-01-16

Great service as always

I’ve just made my latest purchases from Bare Necessities, visiting the shop to buy one item and having another ordered and sent to me. I’ve used Bare Necessities for a few years, as they sell my favourite brand of bras Marie Jo (which I first came across in Berlin but aren’t available in many UK stores; fortunately Bare Necessities also know that they are the best fitting, stylish and long-lasting bras around – no sticking out wires or general bagginess here, so worth every penny!). It is always a pleasurable experience shopping at Bare Necessities, with great customer service and efficient delivery. Thank you!
Alison B 17-01-16

Fantastic service, thank you.

Thank you so much to Julie & Brenda today for your help today choosing bikinis, such fantastic service with honest opinions. Thrilled with my purchases and can’t wait to wear them. Thank you
Jane Harrison 29-09-15

Excellent service

Very helpful staff, gave good advice on my order. Had to return one thing and it was immediately refunded. Wonderful service; will recommend and use again
Alison Hudson 29-08-15

Excellant company and service.

I came across this company because I was looking for a particular bra. They had it in stock and it was dispatched and I received it with in 24 hours. I could not have asked for better service. I would have no hesitation recommending this company to anyone.
Anne Ashdow 19-08-15

Brilliant customer service

Kept me up to date with my order. Product was out of stock but I still received the item in less than a week! Price good too!
Sophie 13-08-15

Excellent company and service.

I have used Bare Necessities on several occasions over a number of years to order lingerie .They are very helpful and on the phone, do not try to sell push a sale and are totally reliable. They always deliver the goods. I have every confidence in them.
Judith Rawlinson 23-07-15

Longtime Friends

I stumbled across this shop while walking with a friend in Melbourne back in 1997… I went in with my ‘F’ cups wearing a Berlei Bra and said, ‘you will have nothing in here to fit me!’
Brenda, the owner, then came over to me with heaps of beautiful, trendy, thin-strapped bras!! And I was sold. But the only problem was, I had no money or credit card on me to buy anything!
However, from then until this day for the past 18 years, I have bought all of my lingerie and swimwear from this fun-loving shop. Even boyfriends are made welcome when shopping for presents, because the girls know our size (such a personal touch).
Thank you so much Brenda, Julie and Linda for your ‘support’ .. hehe!!
Larain 15-07-15

Excellent and prompt service at Bare Necessities

I wanted to buy underwear recently that was unavailable in Australia. I contacted Bare Necessities in the UK as I had bought this brand at another lingerie shop on a UK visit previously. This shop had gone out of business so I couldn’t have been more pleased to find Bare Necessities and to hear that they were very happy to help. Several emails went back and forth with helpful comments, pictures etc being sent to me to help with my choice and nothing was too much trouble. They were not only helpful but extremely courteous. This is amazing in this day and age! I then purchased several bras which were posted to Australia and arrived very quickly. The service was amazing and I am very happy and would recommend this company to anyone without hesitation after this excellent experience. I will do business with them again either on UK visits or online.
Jennifer S Adam 15-07-15

Excellent in every way

Having recently experienced some appalling levels of service from large companies, it is an absolute joy to find a business who know how to look after their customers.
Bare Necessities offer a pleasant, prompt delivery of excellent lingerie and swimwear and stand head and shoulders above many other online retailers.
I have bought from them on more than one occasion and will continue to do so.
Angela Hart 13-07-15

Incredible Service

I’m a new customer to Bare Necessities and cannot believe their service. I ordered on-line late on Thursday evening, received a confirmation email on Friday morning, goods arrived first thing Saturday morning. Incredible service.
Jean S Crouch

Jean S Crouch 13-07-15


Excellent service

I have shopped with bare necessities both personally at the shop and online for a number of years and have always received efficient, friendly, knowledgeable service and quality of products is also always excellent too!
Lynn Gratton 09-07-15

Excellent Products and Amazing Service

I have bought lingerie from Bare Necessities for several years now: their range is excellent, the service is fantastic, the packaging lovely and delivery quick. I just wish I could get to the shop but live too far away. Bare Necessities is the only company from whom I will buy lingerie online. When contacted they are always extremely helpful and returns are not a problem. Many thanks to Brenda and team.
Trisha 03-07-15

Excellent, helpful, efficient and friendly


They have arrived! Thank you so much for ordering for me and the fantastic service.

Best wishes

Katharine 05-06-15


My ‘Go To’ gem of a shop in the heart of Melbourne.

Having shopped at Bare Necessities for many years, I would highly recommend them to anyone.
Great lingerie and a really comprehensive range of swimwear makes for a lovely place to shop.
On line is no different – excellent, prompt service – I have every confidence in all the staff led by Brenda. A truly professional service.
Steph Hughes 29-04-15


What a joy!

What an absolute joy to find such an impressive on-line service as that offered by Barenecessities. I have recently made several purchases and was very impressed with not only the prompt service but the polite note that accompanied my purchases. It made on-line shopping not quite so impersonal and also made me, the customer, feel valued. Unfortunately I had to return a couple of purchases but the service was equally prompt and polite, with a refund into my bank account on the day the goods were received back by the company . . . unheard of these days. I would like to congratulate Barenecessities on not only an excellent range of products but also a fantastic and professional service. Keep up the good work! I shall undoubtedly continue to buy from you and also recommend you.
K A Willis 24-04015

My go-to online store for all my underwear!

I have been buying online from Bare Necessities for about seven years now. Brenda and her team are very helpful and they provide an excellent online service, their prices are the Recommended Retail Price, and they sell quality brands. My underwear is the Prima Donna range and I have been able to buy confidently online knowing that it will fit me. That said, whenever I have wondered about buying a new range, Brenda and her staff have been very knowledgeable, providing honest advice regarding the products. I have also been able to place special orders (which are non-returnable but that’s OK by me) and they have always been able to fulfill my order. Bare Necessities was a great find and I never even contemplate using anyone else!
Ann Hampshire 24-04-15

Excellent service

I’ve shopped with Bare Necessities a couple of times now. Their service has been exemplary and I can’t recommend them highly enough
Debbie Von Bergen 30-03-15

Amazing Customer Service, Excellent Choice and Fantastic Staff

I am a regular shopper of barenecessities both instore and online. The customer service I receive is always excellent and the girls are really knowledgable about the products. The quality and variety of products is excellent making it worth spending that extra bit. The girls in the shop give you time and honest advice aswell as an excellent fitting service, making the whole experience personal and extra special. When I order online items are always very neatly packaged and arrive promptly. Nothing is ever too much trouble for Brenda and the girls, I really can not fault the service I have received over the years.
Emma 28-03-15

The best service and the best team!

I discovered this company several years ago. Since that I have never bought any bra from any other store. Great selection of my favorite Prima Donna, best prices and super fast shipping. I have big experience with online shopping, but have never met such outstanding service.
I live in New York and get my order within couple of days. But, the most important thing- the people working at Bare necessities. They answer any question, give advice, help to choose the right bra, If I need a style or color from the collection that is not listed, they order it for me from the company. They make you feel very special and treat you as a VIP.
Thank you Brenda and team for extraordinary service!!!!If one day I come to London, my first visit will be to your store. I really want to meet these people and say THANK YOU in person.
Love you, guys!!!!
Irina 14-02-15


I have been using Barenecessities for over ten years. The service is excellent all the staff are knowledgeable, friendly and remember your likes and dislikes. Being a larger lady it’s nice to be able to find pretty, attractive underwear that fits comfortably. My daughters now have their underwear fitted by Barenecesities. Thank you to all the staff for their continued great service.
Helen Walker 15-01-15

5 Star Quality & Service

I have been shopping at “Bare Necessities” online for several years now from overseas. I cannot praise this Company enough, Brenda and her team always go that extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction. If an item is out if stock, one is sourced very quickly.

“Bare Necessities” sell quality items coupled with quality, genuine excellent, quick service. A rare find these days. I have no desire to shop anywhere else.
Thank you Brenda, Laraine and your team for making lingerie/perfume/swimwear shopping a pleasure and a delight…Great Sales too!!!!!

Denise Cumberland 10-01-15

Simply Excellent Service.

I love Prima Donna and Empreinte lingerie which I’ve bought from Bare Necessities for some time and have never had any concerns even when I mentioned that what I was buying was for me (so-called-man). There’s great communication about the likely delivery date, no problems sending to countries other than UK and parcels are always well packaged and sent quickly. If there was an item shown in a catalogue but not in stock Brenda or Sue went out of their way to get me one as quickly as possible.

With Prima Donnas 2015 range just advertised I hope to buy more bras in the coming months. Id unreservedly recommend Bare Necessities.

Stuart Kendall 15-12-14

Excellent service

I ordered a set of Prima Donna underwear. I was phoned the same day to discuss the order. It arrived next morning by Royal Mail delivery. The underwear is lovely and the price very attractive. I would definitely use Bare Necessities again.
Jennifer Thomas 12-11-14

Excellent customer care and service

I have purchased several items from Bare Necessities, only having to return one item as it was too big. The owner and sales team were extremely helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The products they sell are quality and I will certainly shop their again. Very quick delivery service and my refund was dealt with speedily. I have no hesitation in recommending this company.
Jill Tausney  29-09-14

Lovely selection excellent service

I was looking for some swimwear late in the season and visited the Bare necessities shop. There were lots of lovely things but not much left in my cup size. I tried on some swimwear and liked one but could not decide so did not purchase. The service I received was excellent, the shop assistants were helpful and knowledgable. After a couple weeks I decided to buy one of the bikinis I had tried on and I contacted the shop by phone. They had all the details on what I had tried on and sent it to me that day. I am very pleased with my purchase and will certainly shop with them again.
Marion Cook  27-08-14

fantastic service from friendly people who really know their bras

I rang on the off chance having seen their website and was really impressed by the level of service and after service too. I described my shape and gave my measurements to Linda and she picked out bras to send to me to try. I have a very full figure so I was delighted that every one of them fitted to a T and that the selection was so good. She took time to find out what occasions my bras were for and the selection she sent really fitted the bill for work, seduction and general femininity. I had no idea I could get matching knickers in my size – so these are now on their way as well. Very impressed I just wish I could have gone to their shop but I will definitely be ordering again.
Angela 12-08-14

Great customer service and incredibly fast delivery

I had a fantastic experience with Bare Necessities, their customer service was swift and friendly, whilst my order went from a click, to a knock on the door, within 36 hours. I’m very pleased and will certainly be using them again!
Ben 07-08-14

A Little Gem of Items You’ll Like A Lot

This is a small gem of a store in Melbourne, Derbyshire of items for your lady that she’ll love. The lovely Brenda and the team will help you choose from some of the finest underwear that will suit your girl for all occasions. It’s a win-win you know and for two Christmas’s now my wife has been delighted with my choice. The quality of the garments, the fit and the presentation of the gift wrapped items courtesy of Bare Necessities has been first class! Many thanks and see you in December. Paul
Paul Lane  02-08-14

Excellent, personal service

I really recommend this company for the care they take to fulfil my orders and to make sure I am satisfied. I appreciate the personal responses to queries – talking to a particular person, that person demonstrating that she cares about my order and that I get it to suit my timetable. I work overseas and so often need orders sent all over the place. This company always delivers on time to the right place. Thank you very much – I thoroughly recomend this company. Many thanks
Hallry Byrne  24-07-14

Good quality with great service and helpful staff

Hi Brenda,
Just to say that the Felina bra that you recommended, fits my wife fine and she is very pleased. She normally wears Prima Donna, as you know, but the Felina seems to fit equally as well. Thanks for the advice.
Roger  01-07-15

Fantastic service and great range of products.

The staff in the shop were really friendly and helpful, they took time to make sure I got items that would fit and suit my partner. The range of products was really first class and we were very happy that the items I bought were the very best quality and more importantly, for me, it looked great on her.
Al 11-05-14

Knowledegable and Great Product Range

Having initially purchased from Brenda at Bare Necessities over 7 years ago I have never been disappointed. I do not live nearby and so order online or over the telephone -my preferred styles, sizes, manufactures are all kept noted down by the staff which is a real plus point. I have visited Bare Necessities in person once and had the best service possible. I would recommend Brenda and her staff to any woman looking for beautiful lingerie with the added assistance of getting the right fitting bra from the great staff!
Amanda  28-04-14

Excellent service from staff who care

Buying a bra can be stressful and tedious, but at Bare Necessities it becomes a pleasure! I gave up going to chain stores and department stores a long time ago since finding this gem of a lingerie boutique. Not only do you get personalised and discrete advice from knowledgeable and friendly staff, but the welcome is genuine, the range and choice is fantastic and quality makes it a great purchase in the long run. I have also purchased fantastic nightwear and swimwear and never been disappointed. Try it, you won’t look back!
Amanda Hurst 27-04-14

You won’t be disappointed!

I have been buying my lingerie and swimsuits from Barenecessities for some time now always on line. The selection is great and service excellent!
If an item/colour I am looking for is not in stock they will go out of their way to find it. All my questions are answer promptly and my orders arrive on time beautifully wrapped.
I have no need to shop anywhere else.
Thank you, Barenecessities!
OrbyDiva 27-04-14

Service with a Smile

I would like to say that as a long standing customer of Bare Necessities I have never been disappointed with any aspect of the shop or staff.
The selection of underwear and swimwear is fantastic and Brenda and Julie couldn’t have been more helpful and discreet when I have been trying on any number of sizes and styles!
Also if the size/style isn’t in stock at the time I have never had to wait more than a few days for the item to be delivered, with updating phone calls as to progress which is service you just don’t get very often these days.
All in all a lovely shop with lovely products and one I highly recommend.
Michele Wallis 27-04-14


I live in London and have never been to Bare Necessitiies, but I have bought all my underwear from them for several years now. Anything I order is delivered to me the next day and I can try it on at home and return anything I don’t want.
Brenda and her team give really outstanding service and advice and, for the most part, everything they send me works out. Nothing is too much trouble and you are always made to feel welcome.
I cannot recommend them highly enough.
Caroline Nupen  27-04-14

Aladdins Cave!

I was introduced to Brenda and her team by a mutual friend, and regret having never visited Bare Necessities before. The skilled experienced assistants know exactly how to make a lady feel good especially when I was told was I wearing the total wrong size of bra! The Bras are expensive but when you have worn them for a while you realise they are an extremely good investment, so much so I have bought every colour in the range I wear! Prior to visiting Bare Necessities I was suffering from shoulder problems and my Physiotherapist told me my posture was not good possibly owing to the type of bra I was currently wearing and encouraged me to be properly measured and fitted. Result much improved posture and shoulder.!
Margaret Bailey 26-04-14


I have been going to Bare Necessities for nearly 25years and I have never been disappointed.
I cannot recommend Brenda’s shop, assistants and ranges more highly. The shop has a very welcoming and friendly atmosphere as soon as you enter. It’s never too much trouble.
The products are not cheap but are very well made and are of the highest quality and therefore they last forever, unlike some other well known brands. Not only do they fit you well they make you feel good too. If you’re well dressed on the outside then you should be well dressed on the inside too, and Bare Necessities make sure of that.
Well done.
Helen Jones  26-04-14

Exceptional Service!

I recently purchased a Sunflair swimsuit. The shop staff could not have been more helpful and obliging. There was a tremendous range of products to choose from, all of extremely high quality. I will be back!
Joan  25-04-14

Small shop, great staff, enormous stock!

I discovered Brenda and staff at Bare Necessities in Melbourne 8 years ago.
I had gone with a good friend to Long Eaton to purchase a wedding outfit for my eldest daughter’s wedding. I found a fantastic outfit with a bodice top – my friend announcing that all I needed now was a bra that fitted me!! She drove me straight over to Melbourne and we were greeted by Julie who duly measured me and found me a fantastic bra that enhanced my outfit. I felt a million dollars on my daughter’s wedding day knowing that my ‘underwear’ was perfect. I still have that first bra! – 8 years older but still providing support and shape to my ageing body!
I have subsequently purchased more bra/pant sets which are equally as flattering and due to their construction may be a bit more expensive initially compared to ‘good old M&S’!, but outlast them by miles.
I would like to thank Brenda and staff for ‘enlightening’ me in the underwear department and also most recently with their fantastic swim wear stock. I was amazed at how different I felt with a good fitting bikini – it’s been a swimsuit for years!!
So.. be amazed and enlightened. Go and visit Bare Necessities. You will never want to go anywhere else.
Anne Brentnall  20-04-14

Julie,who did my fitting, couldn’t have been more helpful!

Having undergone a mastectomy, I was obviously very nervous about being measured. Julie was very understanding and put me completely at ease. I bought 3 bras and came away confident that I looked the same as I always had! I cannot fault the service or the products.
Jose Long  18-04-14

Excellent service!

I recently purchased a swimsuit and matching pareo from Bare Necessities – and did so online. The service was really excellent – my order arrived swiftly and was packaged really nicely. I am really pleased with my purchase and will definitely use Bare Necessities in the future.
Lynne Monks 10-04-14

Very helpful staff who know their product and care about customer satisfaction.

I recently purchased swimwear for the second time from Bare Necessities and did so online. The staff were very helpful and my purchases arrived the following day in the post. As I was also looking for a specific design that they did not stock, they made enquiries from the manufacturer and made a special order for me. I am delighted with my purchases and would recommend this company most highly.

Annie, Norfolk 10-04-14


What a difference – money well spent !!!!

I was really fed up of wasting money on uncomfortable bras that didn’t fit properly .My husband suggested I go to a shop dedicated to providing good lingerie. I visited Bare Necessities. I was looked after the minute I walked in to the shop. Brenda the owner made me feel really comfortable and encouraged me to try on a range of bras to find one that was comfortable and the right fit for me. I really did feel that she wasn’t just trying to sell me a bra and that it was important to her that that I looked and felt good. Brenda explained what a good fit should look like, provided me with lots of bras to try on, gave me honest advice on what they looked like and did not rush me. I bought two bras and I will never be visiting any other lingerie department again. I paid more than I ever have done for a bra but it is honestly money we’ll spent. I will be buying my lingerie from bare necessities in the future and for sure will be returning soon to buy myself a decent swimming costume as the range if swimwear looked fantastic. Brenda did tell me to allow a couple of hours to try on and chose the right swimwear – proof of commitment to customer service. Thank you Bare Necessities.
Bev Smithers  08-04-14