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Bra Size Converter - Enough is enough! We’re sick and tired of guessing our bra sizes and constantly coming up short when it comes to getting the right fit.
Statistics say that 80% of women are wearing the wrong size bra and that simply won’t do.
Once and for all, we’re setting the record straight and giving you the scoop on how to determine your bra size and set yourself up for the best chance for success when it comes to buying the right bra for your shape.
Don’t keep these secrets to yourself - share the knowledge with all of your girlfriends to help lower the statistics and get as many women as possible into their best bras yet. Here’s how to do it...
You’ll never stand a chance of getting the size right if you’re working with inaccurate bra measurements.
Find a time when you can focus on getting it right and ensure the best fit.
Work with a proper tape measure; keep it lying smooth across your skin, not pinching too tight, or hanging slack and loose.
Use a full-length mirror to make
sure the measuring tape is parallel to the ground all the way around
While there are some subtle nuances to fitting a bra, here are the basic bra size converter rules.
If you try a bra in your size and it’s not quite the right fit, try a sister size.
This means that you keep the same band-to-cup ratio, just up or down a size.
Add or subtract one band size and do the same with the cup size. For example, if you’re a 36C normally, the sister sizes would be 34B or 38D.
You’ll have a better chance of success when trying a sister size in the same ratio than you would if you just increase or decrease one of the measurements, which can throw off your proportions.
The most common sizing problem is that women are wearing a bra that’s too small in the cups and too loose in the bra band.
A woman wearing a 36C might try a 34D as a starting point for getting a better fit. The snugger bra band will give you more support and a larger cup allows your entire breast to be covered, avoiding embarrassing side or top spillage.
It’s fun to treat yourself to some new lingerie when traveling to a different country, as a special souvenir and a way to enjoy new and fresh designs, but you can easily run into problems when trying to choose the right size bra.
Different countries use different standard sizing so familiarize yourself with the bra sizes of the country you’re visiting. Bras in the UK will fit differently than a French, Japanese or Australian bra.
Your best bet is to refer to an international bra size conversion chart or to simply get re-measured by a salesperson while you’re abroad.