Step 1 - Measure for Band Size:
Need help? Expanded band measuring instructions.
measuring band sizeKeeping the measuring tape parallel with the ground, measure around your bra directly under your bust after expelling all air from your lungs - you want this measurement to be as small as possible. Round all fractional measurements to the nearest whole number.
If the measurement is even, add 4"
if the measurement is odd, add 5"
Step 2- Measure for Cup Size:
Need help? Expanded cup measuring instructions.
Standing straight, with your arms at your side, measure at the fullest part of your bust (while wearing a non-padded bra) making sure the measuring tape is parallel with the ground and not binding.
Round all fractional measurements to the nearest whole number.
Step 3 - Calculate Your Bra Size:
Subtract your band measurement (step 1) from your cup measurement (step 2). Generally, for each inch in difference, the cup goes up by one size.
With the passing years and we can see a vast array of different bra’s sizes and styles available in the market to suit the choice in need of every woman . Today, different bra size and variety of styles are available for even those women who are extremely thin and slender. Apart from providing support to your breasts, a stylish bra can help you look more sexy and appealing to the opposite sex.
It is very important that your bra fits you completely and looks wonderful on you or else it may completely deteriorate the quality and look of the dress you are wearing.
You can get a good fitting bra if you are aware of your right bra size. This is not only to provide you with an improved comfort and poster but will also make sure that you get a better fitting of all the clothes you wear. There is nothing more embarrassing as going to a party with your breasts bulging out from the sides of an under size bra or attending a function where your breasts can fall out from an oversized bra. Before you go out in the market to purchase a bra it is important that you check out the bra fitting and sizing so that you get the best fit. If you have recently reduced weight or put on few pounds than do not assume the last size of the bra as your present size and measure it again to know your proper bra fitting.
The most appropriate method in order to check your bra’s sizing is to stand straight and wrap a measuring tape around your ribcage and under your bust. Make sure you do not tighten the measurement tape too much. To check the cup size of your breasts you need to wrap the measurement tape around the fullest part. Adding five to the size around your rib cage will help you in learning the band size. The difference between the cup measurement and the band size can be calculated to know the exact cup size. If the calculations you get is same as that of your band size after adding five then perhaps you have a cup size.
Below is the list of different cup sizes:
- one inch difference is B cup size
- two inches is C cup size
- three inches is D cup size
- four inches is DD cup size
- five inches is E cup size
- six inches is F cup size
- eight inches is G cup size
A perfect the fitting size should have following features:
- It must cover the entire breast in each cup without any spillage or bulging.
- It must not have any extra space in the front and must fit the each breast completely.
- It should provide comfort and support to your breasts and must hold them firmly.