How to Measure Bra Size?

Did you know that most women unwittingly wear the wrong size bra, putting their health at risk? Not to mention the amount of discomfort they experience on a regular basis and the ill-fitting clothes that just do not look good on them. All of this because they either do not have the time to get fitted professionally or do not know how to do it themselves. If you have forever wondered how to find the perfect fitting bra for yourself, we have all the answers for you right here. Simply read on for a crash course in accurately measuring your bra size with nothing more than a tape measure.

Never Wear a Bra of the Wrong Size Again

Bras are such a brilliant invention and yet, well-fitting versions seem to remain elusive to us as we go about wearing either too large or too small a size. If you thought that it was the brand’s fault that you feel so uncomfortable in your bra, think again. Here is a step-by-step guide on determining your bust size:

  1. No matter what kind you like wearing, be it minimizing sports bras, sexy transparent bras, padded bras for a fuller bosom or non-padded bras for fuss-free comfort all day long, there are a few standard measurements that will help you find the best size match.
  2. Go around your chest just under your bust or underarms with the measure tape to determine your band size. Make sure to not hold it too tight or too loose. The band provides the most support and holds your bust up. 
  3. Next, measure around the widest or fullest part of your bust to determine the bust size. 
  4. A difference between the band and bust sizes will give you your individual cup size. If it is a difference of 1 inch, your cup size is ‘A’ or if it is 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11 inches, your cup size will be ‘B’, ‘C’, D’, ‘DD’, ‘DDD’ and ‘F’, ‘G’, ‘H’, ‘I’, ‘J’ or ‘K’ respectively. 
  5. It is a good idea to refer to the brand’s size chart as there may be slight size variations between different labels. Also, determine if it denotes the various sizes in centimetres or inches and go ahead with making your measurements accordingly. 
  6. The bra band must fit well even when you hook the closest row of hooks together and it is at its tightest. The area between the cups also called the centre gore, must ideally lie flat against your chest, with no space for your fingers to go through if you try to place them there. There should not be any empty areas, side spillage, or an underwire that rides up or pinches your bust. The straps must rest well on your shoulders without biting into your skin or falling off. 

Shop from Myntra’s Wide Variety of Bras

Our Myntra bras collection is brimming with the latest, functional and affordable designs. Whether you are a bride shopping for her bridal trousseau or a teen looking for her first bra, you will be satisfied with the wide variety on offer here. We also offer free shipping, cash or card on delivery, and delivery to most major pin codes across India. Log on to our mobile app or website right away to shop for gorgeous women’s lingerie

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