My band feels perfectly comfortable.
Our calculations conclude that you are wearing the wrong size bra. Thank you for your help! Introducing See It In Action. Introducing See It Believe It. Your current best-fitting bra, ideally less than a year old A tape measure A large mirror to check that your bra fits correctly. What is your current band size?
What is your current cup size? How Do I Measure This? Wrap the tape measure firmly around your underbust. Always measure in inches. Pull it so that it feels comfortable, but not so tight that it causes discomfort. If it looks like your measurement is in-between sizes, round down to the nearest number.
What is your band measurement? My band feels tight and uncomfortable. My band feels loose and rides up at the back. My band feels perfectly comfortable. My breasts are not filling the cups and there is wrinkling in the fabric. My breasts are fully contained within the cups. My breasts spill out of one or more of these areas. My straps are digging in. My straps sit flat on my shoulders. My straps slide off my shoulders. My bust sits lower than halfway between my shoulder and elbow.
My bust sits halfway between my shoulder and elbow. My bust sits higher than halfway between my shoulder and elbow. The sides of my bra sit low underneath my arms and feel loose.
The sides of my bra sit at the right height and feel comfortable. The sides of my bra sit high underneath my arms and feel uncomfortable. The measuring tape should be level and very snug.
Round to the nearest whole number. If the number is even, add four inches. Your band size is the sum of this calculation. So if you measured 32 inches, your band size is If you measured 33 inches, your band size is Wrap the measuring tape somewhat loosely around the fullest part of your chest at nipple level.
Subtract your band size from your bust measurement and refer to chart. So how can you tell if a particular style fits? Bend forward at the waist, then slip on the bra and hook it. This ensures your breasts are completely in the cups. The back of the bra should be level with the front. Make sure the bra is not too loose. You should be able to slide only one finger underneath the band.
First, tighten the band, then shorten the straps. Put on a close-fitting shirt over the bra. If the cups pucker or your breasts bulge, you're not wearing the correct size. Look at yourself sideways in a mirror. Your breasts should sit midway between your shoulders and elbows. If not, you need a more supportive and better-fitting bra. If you need to go down a cup size for fit, go up one band size, and vice versa.
For example, if a 34C is too big for you, move to a 36B.
Subtract your band size from your bust size, and use the difference to find your cup size on the bra size chart below. BRA SIZE CHART Size Chart: Exact sizing and fit may vary by brand. 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 frame size is the firm circumference measured directly underneath the breasts. Millions of women have found their perfect size without stepping into a dressing room. Loading Give your best answers! You can always update later.