Bra Fitting Tips
If you’ve visited our step by step guide to choosing the correct bra, then you should hopefully be well on the way towards knowing your correct standard bra size. Sadly, however, these things are never quite so simple and, as a result, different brands are likely to fit drastically differently. In fact, even two bras from the exact same company might differ in size depending on the individual style and fit.
At Brastop though, we’ve got your back and we’ve put together this handy set of tips and tests that you can try out in your new bra to ensure that it’s absolutely perfect. Stand in front of the mirror and let’s begin!
The Band Test
There are a number of tricks that can help you towards back band fitting heaven. The following guides will give you practical advice for a back band that properly supports your boobs and rib cage.
The Cup Test
As if it wasn’t complicated enough, we also have to contend with the difficulties of choosing the right cup size. Again, never fear! The task of correctly fitting your boobs to the right cup comes with its own set of handy tips and tricks.
The Underwire Test
Third on the list, it’s the turn of what many women consider to be the natural enemy of the boob; but it doesn’t have to be! When fitted correctly, the underwire of your bra should fit perfectly against your ribcage, resting comfortably on your sternum and finishing just before your armpit.
The Straps Test
Many women use their bra straps as a way to achieve uplift and cleavage. When a bra fits correctly, they should definitely not be doing this! Instead, your bra straps are a great way to keep the cups of your bra in place while the back band provides most of the strength. These final tips and tricks will ensure that your bra straps are doing their job correctly!