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MAAREE - Revolutionising the Sports Bra

by Mari Thomas in 

We did it
On 15th May 2018 we successfully raised £5,328 with 49 supporters in 42 days

Empowering women to achieve their athletic potential! Introducing the Overband®, designed to tackle upward breast motion in sports bras.

by Mari Thomas in

[To purchase sports bras please select a reward. Rewards are on right hand side of screen if on computer, or right on the bottom of the screen on mobile]

Pre-orders and voting closes 15th May!

So many women out there feel like they don’t have the right support when it comes to sports bras or are worried about how they look when working out. These barriers are deterring women from exercising and living the healthy and balanced life they strive for.

This does not sit right with me! 

I want to help increase the number of active women out there and make sure we have the best performing gear we need to be at our best!

We have managed to put a man on the moon but we still don’t have the perfect sports bra. 

Upward motion is so often neglected by other sport bra manufacturers but is crucial to understand so that we can better tackle overall motion. I would like to continue my journey on developing and testing more sports bras and other quality activewear. Please help me to achieve my dream so I can help solve a problem for women out there.


MAAREE is offering two bra designs as rewards for this campaign:


MAAREE’s Solidarity Sports Bra 



  • High-impact sports bra
  • Adjustable Overband®
  • Two-way shoulder straps
  • Wide set underband
  • Curved shoulder straps
  • Soft & powerful fabric
  • Wicking, fast-drying & breathable
  • Mesh panels
  • Available in two colours; Black & Navy.
  • Perfect for activities such as running, HIIT 

With FREE Worldwide Shipping!

Important: All sports bra's have an estimated worldwide delivery date of 29th October, 2018. We will keep you updated on this if it changes.


MAAREE’s Empower Sports Bra




  • Medium-impact sports bra
  • Overband®
  • Racerback straps
  • Wide set underband
  • Clasp for ease of wear
  • Soft & powerful fabric
  • Wicking, fast-drying & breathable
  • Available in three colours; Olive, Coral & Wine
  • Perfect for activities such as cycling & circuit training

With FREE Worldwide Shipping!

Important: All sports bra's have an estimated worldwide delivery date of 29th October, 2018. We will keep you updated on this if it changes.


Introducing the Overband®

The Overband® is a curved panel that runs over the top of the breasts, to provide extra support and reduce upward motion when exercising. It is specially designed to distribute the pressure across the breasts whilst offering a pleasing silhouette, which means no unnatural looking or unwanted lumps or bumps appearing where they shouldn’t. Our Solidarity sports bra has an adjustable Overband® so that you can customise the tension based on your activity levels and fit.




We've proudly collaborated with the amazing charitybreast cancer charity, CoppaFeel!, on their #BraHijack campaign for our very first collection. And so, you will notice on the inside of every MAAREE bra that there is a CoppaFeel! label there to remind you to check your boobs on a regular basis.



Additional Info

Want to know how to measure your size? Click here.

Don’t know the difference between racerback and traditional straps? Click here.




We have spent nearly two years optimising our product through our design phase and negotiated some amazing deals with our top suppliers. Now we are ready to take pre-orders and go into full scale production.


Shipment date: We have worked closely with our lead supplier to ensure that the timeframes provided are a realistic estimate of product shipment date. We estimate the products to reach worldwide customers around October 2018. However, there is always a chance of unforeseen issues arising and will will always keep you up-to-date if this date is moved forward or backwards.


About the founder, Mari

Mari has a degree in Sports Technology from the world-leading sports university, Loughborough University, and she has been testing and evaluating sports products ever since! Immediately out of university she has tested sports bras for a number of the top sports brands in the world.

She has recently left a job testing sports wearables for one of the top tech brands in the world and has deicded to finally re-visit the sports bra world and make her vision a reality.

Read more here: 


If you have any further questions, please contact me at


Thank you for taking the time to read my story.



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