Place the measuring tape flat against your skin — directly under your breasts. Make sure that the tape runs horizontally around your torso and is at the same height under your breast as on your back. Allow your arms to hang down naturally and breathe as usual. Tighten the measuring tape a little and round the measurement up or down to the next full number. Example: Round up to 73 cm if you have measured Place the measuring band flat against the largest part of your breasts — that will usually be at the height of the nipples.
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Like many women, I had stuck with what I thought was my bra size for nearly a decade. Just because the cup size has increased its letter, does not mean that bra is going to be huge. The cup size of a bra is relevant to the band size, so a 30F would have a smaller capacity cup than a 34F. In the past, and even still in most US department stores, the method of sizing they use is outdated and inacurate.
In , Oprah had a segment on her show dubbed the "bra revolution" where she declared, "Women of America, you need to rise up and get a proper bra fitting! Fast forward 11 years, and from the looks of it, not much has changed. An ill-fitting bra not only affects comfort, but also how your clothes look.
Anyone who has worn an ill-fitting bra or the wrong bra size knows that doing so can ruin an otherwise flawless outfit—or worse, an entire day. The breast pain and backaches that can come with large breasts are nothing to joke about. Bra size is notoriously fickle between different lingerie brands; a C-cup at one store can easily be a D-cup at another, and some bra sizes can grow and shrink especially in band size over the course of a day or between washings.