The bra size also known as brassiere measurement or bust size is the measure which indicates the size characteristics of a bra. Bra sizes are usually expressed as scales, with a number of systems being in use around the world. The scales take into account the band length and the cup size.
Source: Flickr. And just to provide a quick refresher on bra sizes: the number refers to the band going around your back and the letter refers to the size of the breast itself. For example, a 36B means you have a inch back with a B cup.
Bra Size Chart: You deserve great support and comfort. Get detailed information on how to measure your bra size. Want to shape the breast in order to emphasize the bust nicely?
So many women are wearing the wrong size bra, and the high street gives very few options to get measured properly to fit modern bras. This calculator uses our algorithm to offer a starting size to then try bras. Using this, and our fit guides, you can try on bras knowing what should be happening to get your best fit.
DESPITE breasts being relatively common place in the world, with around half the population sporting a pair, they are often a controversial topic. Ranging from whether you want a mountain or a molehill or if you can your fill from a handful, it seems the world is divided. The source of debate, arguments and even the occasional break-up, it is time we put the discussion to bed once and for all.
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.
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.
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. Of course, trying on bras is always important, since different brands and styles fit differently.
Breast size is hereditary. You have an equal chance of inheriting your chest size from either parent, which is why your sister may have much larger breasts than you. Not all breasts are created equal.