Forget practical support! Move over maiden's, women today want sensual and appealing, along with style and comfort, of course. Keeping in step with the times, today's woman can get the functionality they need in a more sophisticated version of the old "shelf bra". With all these gorgeous supermodels on the catwalk today, the more typical woman needs a little something, something to raise a few eyebrows of her own! To do so, some of us need a little less material and a lot more illusion! Most of us can use some help when it comes to showing off our best assets. So, how do we get all eyes on the forum, you ask? The answer is in the bra. Known as the balconette bra, this bra is a much more revealing type of a demi bra. It definitely qualifies as a "push-up" bra. The balconette or balconette demi bra, gets it's name from the notion that if one is standing on a "balcony" and gazing down at a woman's breasts, the bra is virtually invisible. First appearing in the United States in 1938, the balconette gained instant popularity as the look and feel of wearing it made a woman become much more attractive to the opposite sex. The original demi bra design was to provide the wearer with less coverage while boosting her shape and overall appearance. So, while enhancing a woman's greatest of assets, the beauty of a balconette demi bra is to make a woman of any shape or size look more appealing. From skinny girls to fuller figure women, wearing the lace balconette bra makes the female species feel a little more sexy, confident and secure with themselves and the way they look. The balconette can be found in many styles and colors to suit a woman's needs. From the lace balconette bra to the more conservative look of the solid cotton daily boost type, balconette bras are available for all women to enjoy. For the woman with the already ample assets, you might prefer the unpadded eyelet style version of the bra or the teenager in you just may go for the t-shirt style or the full cup coverage style bra. Whatever style you desire there is a balconette bra for every woman.