(Closed) NWR:Nipple etiquette

posted 5 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
823 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@AshAshAshlynn:  I think it depends. Even when I’m wearing a lined bra, if all I have on is a thin Tshirt and it gets cold, I can’t really help if they’re showing through my shirt. I wouldn’t call something I can’t help immodest. I also think it’s situational. If someone has an evening gown on or something specific where it’s very obvious from the outfit that a bra or other undergarments are not possible, I wouldn’t personally be offended by an outline, because I wold understand why I’m seeing it. However, if you’re just grocery shopping in a Tshirt and are blatantly bra free for no reason, I would feel more uncomfortable in that situation. Overall though, it’s not something I am going to be too judgemental about. 


Post # 4
2640 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2014 - Italian Villa

@AshAshAshlynn:  Yes, because they are completely avoidable. Those sticky chicken cutlet things are the best, and you can wear them with just about anything. I think the reson I hate visible nipples so much is because it is distracting, although not as bad as nipples that are actiually visible, like through a sheer top.

Post # 5
140 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I don’t wear bras, so, when the conditions are right, sure, they show.

I don’t mind and I don’t think it’s “immodest.”  They’re nipples – everyone has them.  It’s completely natural and I hate the way our culture sexualizes women’s breasts on the regular. 

Post # 6
923 posts
Busy bee

It depends on what you mean by immodest. If you are a modest person I would assume you wouldn’t want that showing, but that doesn’t mean that there is anything wrong with them showing. men show their nipples all the time and no one cares. I don’t think I even own a lined bra so I’m sure you can frequently see the outline of my nipples. 

Post # 7
10601 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

I don’t feel comfortable when mine or showing or when someone else’s are in public.

They have shown with some of my workout clothes, but I either cover up or change before I go grocery shopping or something first.

I wish our society and that I myself was more comfortable with it.  When I went for a bra fitting the woman fitting me was from Europe.  She said she often went braless but got too many disapproving looks here so stopped.  It would be wonderful to wear a tank with the built in support in the summer and just not care!

Post # 8
2555 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I wonder what you mean exactly by inmodest.


I don’t think is “modest” to show your nipples, but many times I don’t mind if mine are showing

Post # 9
493 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@AshAshAshlynn:  Ha I was just thinking about this the other day!

I’m fine with mine showing a little bit, but the other day was VERY uncomfortable at work when you could really see the outline of the areola.  Also I work with teenage boys, so that’s definitely a consideration.  I hid in my office and bundled up!

Post # 10
9115 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

I don’t think it’s immodest, no. Everybody has nipples and if somebody thinks a normal bodily function is shameful or needs to be hidden away, then well, that’s their problem. They have nipples too that get perky in the cold.

I’m not going to go around flaunting my nipples, but if they perk up while I’m out, meh. No big deal. I don’t tend to look at other people’s chests, so I never notice if they have perky nip.

Post # 11
148 posts
Blushing bee

My opinion is that a  women should take precaution to be sure they do not pop up in the work place, profesisional environment or place of worship but any other time it doesn’t matter. So immodest in certain circumstances.


Post # 12
870 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@Hyperventilate:  “I’m not going to go around flaunting my nipples, but if they perk up while I’m out, meh.” 

This.  Among my laundry list of weird issues is some injured ribs.  Most of the time they’re fine, but sometimes it hurts to wear a bra.  So I don’t.  I wouldn’t go braless at work, but if my chest is hurting and I need to go to the store, I don’t particularly care if my nipples are showing.  I don’t think there’s anything wrong with it other than how society handles women’s nipples.

Post # 13
2023 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I hate seeing nipples. I know everyone has them but only mens should be visable.  Padded bras are affordable..

Post # 14
13096 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I just don’t get why you nipple would ever be showing/visible.  It is SO easy to avoid.

Post # 15
2755 posts
Sugar bee

People need to get the hell over nipples and breasts in general. I don’t really care if mine perk up occasionally – not like I have control over that particular physiological response. And if someone is so offended by the knowledge that I have *gasp* breasts and those breasts have *second gasp* NIPPLES, they can get some of those blinder thingies horses wear so as not to have to look at my ~*womanly shame~* 😛

Also, cutlets? I have big girls and already wear enough layers. Not stuffing some weird ass gel thing into my bra so prudes don’t get offended that I have a body.

Post # 16
9181 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

I dunno about this “everyone has nipples” logic.  Half of the world has a penis, but I certainly don’t want to see its entire outline poking through half the pants in the world either.

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