Measure Your Bra Size

It is found that around 70 to 80 percent of women wear wrong-size bra. All most all women report about loose or tight band sizes, unfit or improper cup sizes, and many more faults.

Your bra size changes as your body structure and shape changes. Sometimes you go on continuing with a specific size without realizing that your body has already changed, it is not properly fitting you any more and causing you many discomforts. Here is a guideline for measuring your bra size:

How to Measure Your Bra Size?


  • Wear your well fitted, most comfortable, perfectly supported bra which you fill is your best bra.

  • Take a flexible measuring tape. You can take help of your friend for perfect measurement.

  • Measure your band size: Keep your arms down. Take a measurement around your ribcage, just under your breasts. Add 4 or 5 inches to get your band size. If the measurement is an odd number, round up it to the nearest even number since band sizes come only in even numbers.

  • Measure your cup size: Stand straight and keep your arms down. Measure the fullest part of your bust. Don’t wear padded bra while measuring cup size. Now subtract the band size from the cup size to get the right cup size. Each inch represents a cup size. For ex. if your band size is 32 and your cup size is 34, the difference is 2 inches, it means yours cup size is a B cup.

  • NOTE: The measurement procedure given above is generally a reliable method. Figure and other aspects of body size differs from woman to woman, so accordingly try several sizes along with your style and comfort levels and get a right one for you.

    Here is chart showing bra cup size:

    Less than 1 inch - AA cup
    1 inch - A cup
    2 inches - B cup
    3 inches - C cup
    4 inches - D cup
    5 inches - DD cup
    6 inches - E cup (US DDD)
    7 inches - F cup (US DDDD)
    8 inches - FF cup
    9 inches - G cup

    NOTE: This chart is mentioned only to give an idea of what the appropriate size you can try on. The shapes and sizes of women differ a lot. Many factors like breast shape, back shape, and many more reasons affect you’re a bra size and can cause pain. It is always wise to get measured by professionals and seek their advice.

    How a bra professional can help you out?

    After doing all this, still you can’t find a perfect bra with the perfect size for you, then go to a bra professional and take your measurement. A bra professional can measure your size perfectly and can help you out finding a bra that you and your body needs.

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