Think about the bra you are wearing right now. How did you come to the conclusion that this was your correct bra size? Were you properly fitted? Or did you try on multiple sizes until you found the one you thought ‘seemed right’
Determining if you are
You may be in the wrong size cup if you
Do you find your cups don’t completely fill out?
Do your cups seem to be ‘overflowing’?
Are your bands parallel to the floor?
Do your straps dig into your shoulders?
Do your straps fall off your shoulder?
If wearing an underwire cup bra, does the underwire encircle your breast?
Does your bra feel uncomfortable when sitting?
If you answered yes to either one of these questions, your bra is not properly fitted to your body! You may need to try a different cup size, band size or a different style bra altogether. A properly fitted bra will be comfortable when sitting. The edges of your cup should lie flat against your breast. There should be no gapping or
Note: Minimizers tend to not rest against your breastbone and this is fine. Hope’s Chest is not a big fan of minimizing bras since they have a tendency to push your breast under your arms. Plus, we believe women should embrace their curves!
There should be no poking, protruding or pinching of an underwire. Your bra should be snug, but
If with a professional fitting you are still struggling to achieve the perfect fit, alterations should be considered. We alter our clothes for a better fit - why not our bras? Take the time to visit us and we will help you find the perfect bra for you and have a bra feel like it should.