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I'm a D-Cup?!?!

April 20, 2017

I'm a D-Cup?!?!

We've all seen the stats that say over 50% of women are wearing the wrong bra size and, in our experience, it's true. But, it's not just because all sorts of women haven't had the opportunity to be sized properly, it's also due to the many misconceptions surrounding bra sizes. We've broken down some of the most common misconceptions about bras and sizing to shed a little light on the situation... #themoreyouknow 

It's Not All About the Cup

Many of our clients can be heard exclaiming through the draped dressing rooms, "D?...Really?!?"

Yes. Really.

Keep in mind that the cup is only one part of the measurement - it varies quite dramatically as the band size changes. For many, references to a D cup conjure images of very busty, Pam Anderson-esque women. So, for ladies who think of themselves as smaller busted, being sized as a D cup is mind-blowing!  Even though a 30D bra is a lot closer in size to a 34B than a 36D. Don't believe us? Check out the pic below of a 34B and 30D. Can you tell which is which? 

 

You May Prefer to Wear a Different Size. And that's ok

We've found that many women prefer to wear a different size than their traditional measurement indicates. And that's ok. Now, we're not suggesting that if you've been sized at a 32B, you should go ahead and throw on a 36C and all will be well, because it won't. All will be a little ridiculous. We are, however, suggesting that if you've been sized as a 32B and find 32B's uncomfortably tight (your bra should be snug but never uncomfortable), you'll likely be better off in a 34A without sacrificing a great fit. 

Your Size will Change From Brand to Brand

This is an important one to remember. Just as your dress size varies from one clothing brand to another, so might your bra size. Many women will try their usual bra size in a brand and, if it doesn't fit, assume it's not the bra for them. But, that's not always the case. Some brands fit more generously in the cup while others are much more snug in the band. We're always here to make recommendations, so call us for help with your online purchases or come to the store to chat in person!

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