This calculator estimates bra size based on bust size and band size frame size. The bust size is the loose circumference measured around the chest over the fullest part of the breasts, while standing straight with arms to the side, and wearing a properly fitted bra. The band or frame size is the firm circumferencefitted not tightly, measured directly underneath the breasts.
Hate bras? It's no surprise why: The underwires poke, the bands give us back fat, and the cups either squish or threaten to dump the girls out on display. But it doesn't have to be that way.
Overwhelmed by all the bra choices out there and not sure what it all means? When you need to start wearing a bra, it can be pretty intimidating trying to figure out what you need and what's best. Here are some bra-basic tips for you to follow.
Figuring out the correct size can be tricky unless you do your homework first. This guide will help you measure yourself correctly to determine the size you will need chest size and cup size. This will be important when buying a bra as well as other clothing that uses bra or cup measurements, such as bathing suits.
To ensure a precise fit, make sure to take an accurate measurement when choosing a new bra. Many factors can affect your measurements - your current bra, breast firmness, the broadness of your back, the narrowness of your shoulders, etc. These and other factors can give you a false bra size.
A good bra fitting is essential to ensure a comfortable fit, so ideally we would recommend that you are fitted by us in store. However, we understand that this is not always possible for you to come to visit us so you will see instructions below on how to measure for a bra yourself. Symptoms of an ill fitting bra include the back band riding up your back, shoulder straps digging in and breasts bulging over the top of your bra.