Because manufacturers employ different bra sizing systems, determining which size to buy becomes literally, a pain in the butt. One of the most commonly asked question I get from women is how to convert their UK size. One thing you need to know, band sizes stay the same in US and UK sizing, e. Natori , one of my favorite brands, uses more luxurious soft and stretchy fabrics for their bras, therefore they often have a stretchier band compared to Wacoal which uses firmer materials and a tighter cut.
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Finding the right bra size for you can get really tricky especially because bra sizing is not perfectly standardized. This means bra sizes may have slight differences from one style to the next and from one brand to another. You also need to consider the sizing system used by a particular lingerie brand — whether they use US, UK or EU bra sizes. There are two main measurements being considered when fitting bras: 1 the band size and 2 the cup size. In the United Kingdom, band sizes are usually measured in inches, and their numerical labels e. The chest circumference is measured on top of the highest point of your breasts, and just like your underbust circumference, it is usually recorded in inches per U. Once the difference between your bust and underbust is determined, the answer is converted to its corresponding alphabetical letter e.
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Share your bras and experiences and help other women Get recommendations, write review and learn more! Got bras? Create an account. When talking about bra sizes, we will be referring about bras that use letter and numbers for sizing. Usually start with a number followed a letter that can be repeated , a few examples:.