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World's most bizarre lingerie

The world's craziest lingerie



After Triumph launch their 'branomics bra', we look at the world's most bizarre lingerie (© Reuters-Associated Press-MSN)
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  • Triumph's new concept bra (© Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)
  • The tap bra (© EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)
  • The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra (© AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)
  • The 'fantasy treasure' bra (© SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)
  • The 'solar-power generator' bra (© AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)
  • The 'firecracker' bra (© PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)
  • The 'eco-globe' bra (© AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)
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Lingerie maker Triumph launched its new concept bra in Japan in May this year, and mighty weird it is too.

The "Branomics Bra" is apparently inspired by Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe's moves to stimulate inflation, dubbed 'Abenomics'.

But the lingerie creation isn't the only weird one launched in Tokyo, nor elsewhere in the world. We bring you the world's most bizarre lingerie - click through our gallery to discover more.

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that features a rising trendline and arrows as motifs and promises a 2% increase in volume with extra padding. Abe is attempting to 'lift' the Japanese economy by a similar amount...topTriumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)Triumph's new concept bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The tap braA teenager looks at an exhibit of what you could describe as somewhat 'avant-garde'.In reality this tap-themed effort is made from tap handles and coins taped down.topThe tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The tap bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'grow-your-own-rice' braYes, you read that correctly. The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra is another bra unveiled by Triumph. The bra, here sported by Japanese model Reiko Aoyama, transforms into a pot that can grow rice.Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on your point of view), it's not actually for sale.topThe 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'grow-your-own-rice' bra(©AP Photo-Shizuo Kambayashi)The 'fantasy treasure' braUS lingerie-brand Victoria's Secret unveiled their 'fantasy treasure bra'. Designed by London jewellers, it contains 142 carats of diamonds in addition to pearls, citrines and aquamarines. It was valued at an eye-watering $2.5 million.topThe 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'fantasy treasure' bra(©SHANNON STAPLETON-Newscom-RTR)The 'solar-power generator' braThe 'solar-power generator' bra is another concept from lingerie maker Triumph.The eco-green bras, made with high-quality organic cotton generates electric power by a detachable solar panel so that the wearer can illuminate a compact electric indicator attached on the panel.The wearer can use it to display their chosen message and use to power their iPod, mobile phone or other personal devices.The bra also features fillable pads to boost busts and, cannily, to store drinking water.topThe 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'solar-power generator' bra(©AP Photo-Katsumi Kasahara)The 'firecracker' braThat's right - a cracking bra made of firecrackers. We're just hoping they're not live.The bra was made at a fashion institute as part of Diwali celebrations at Noida in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.topThe 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'firecracker' bra(©PARIVARTAN SHARMA-Newscom-RTR)The 'eco-globe' braYes of course - precisely what the modern woman needs in a bra. A couple of globes. Trust the good people at Triumph to design the 'eco-globe' bra.The bra consists of ecological material that can be biodegraded into compost and revert to soil. So let's just hope it's not worn on a rainy day.topThe 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'eco-globe' bra(©AP Photo-Koji Sasahara)The 'anti-wrinkle' braRachel de Boer poses with her anti-wrinkle bra, the 'la décolleté.'De Boer was prompted to create her invention having previously slept with stuffed socks sewn between the cups of an old bra to prevent cleavage wrinkles and smooth out her neckline. This is the, er, surprising result.topThe 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'anti-wrinkle' bra(©JERRY LAMPEN/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' braWe're pretty sure that bra makers Triumph are referring to temperature, not style, since these aren't going to win any design awards in our opinion.The bra, based on a miniature fishbowl concept, has gel material, which is designed to take excess heat out of the body in its cups. It was created in the hope that women can feel refreshed during summer by wearing it, the lingerie maker said. No word on how they actually feel wearing it.topThe 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'super cool' bra(©KIM KYUNG-HOON/Newscom/RTR)The 'darts' braPart of an avant-garde bra design exhibition, we'll be honest - we have absolutely no idea what's going on here. Darts in a bra?It's probably not that convenient worn under T-shirts, that's all we'll say.topThe 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'darts' bra(©Reuters)The 'women restoration' braThose cheeky folks at Triumph lingerie have been at it again. Featuring metallic breast cups and the Japanese characters 'restoration', designers claimed the bra was designed to show the company's support for the rise of Japanese women on the world stage and at home.topThe 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'women restoration' bra(©Toru Hanai-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' braAnother exhibit from a bra exhibition in Russia, the colander bra features a mop-like colander-pointy-thing combination. We're not sure how much the protrusions are going help slot this effort under a shirt...topThe 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'colander' bra(©EDUARD KORNIYENKO-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' braWe're not sure how practical a chocolate necklace bra is, but this effort was sported on a Beijing catwalk as part of their 'Salon du Chocolat' celebrations. At least you'd have a snack on hand.So there you have it, some of the world's most bizarre bra designs. Are there any you'd be keen to pick up for your partner? Let us know in the comments below.topThe 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)The 'chocolate necklace' bra(©ALFRED CHENG JIN-Newscom-RTR)

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