Many factors affect our bust measurements, such as pregnancy, exercise, birth control pills and weight fluctuations.
Did you know the average woman wears six different bra sizes throughout her life?
If you own a bra that fits you well, that bra represents your correct bra size. That bra also represents a good brand
for you. Every lingerie manufacturer has its unique take on fit. Like shoes, if you find a brand that fits and is comfortable,
chances are their other styles will fit you as well. You should look to that brand first before venturing out to others.
I've looked at dozens of measuring systems, carefully tested them, and spoken to many experts in the industry. What I've
learned is that no one measuring system gives an accurate result for every woman - measuring for a bra is not an exact science.
So, what's a woman to do? Armed with a few guidelines and common sense, you can figure out your correct bra size. All things
considered, it will be worth your while to grab a tape measure and check your size. (Download a Printable Tape Measure here.)
Keeping in mind the many variations in measuring systems, this is the closest I've come to an accurate way to measure for a bra.
My system is great for determining band size. Cup size is always the difficult calculation. Don't be surprised if the calculation
results in the wrong cup size.