As a woman, one of my consistent struggles is keeping track of my bra size.
It seems that by a certain age that a woman would know her own bra size, but your bra size can change depending on the brand and the various styles that the brand may make (such as strap-less, balconette, etc.).
It is even advised to get your bra measurements taken once a year due to how styles, as well as your body, change.
Aging, hormone fluctuations, pregnancy, weight loss or gain, and stress are factors that can result in changes in your breasts.
When considering the various brands of lingerie and bras available, sizes may run differently. For instance, one brand’s DDD-cup may be smaller than the next brand’s DDD-cup.
Unless I decide to have my measurements taken every time I go bra shopping, I’m usually playing a guessing game on my size. How many can relate?
Learning how to efficiently calculate your bra size will be beneficial in the long run for a few reasons.
Bra Size Calculator
The bra size calculator estimates your bra size according to your band (frame) and bust sizes:
- What’s your band/frame size? This is the firm circumference directly underneath the breast (measured at a close fit – not tight!).
- What’s your bust size? This is the loose circumference around the chest at the fullest part of your breasts (wear a properly fitted bra to get a proper measurement while standing straight with your arms to your side).
- What’s your bra cup size? This is the difference between your band and bust size.
How to Measure the Bra Size Calculator
You will need a measuring tape to measure around your torso directly under your bust where the bra band would sit. Make sure the tape is