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Fitting & Sizing Archive

Friday Q&A: What Kind of Breast Shape Do Women Usually Have?

For this week’s Friday Q&A, we’re continuing our series on breast shape. Last week, we took a quick look at how breast shape and cup style affects bra fit. This week, we’re going to get more up-close-and-personal with breast shape. What kind of breast shape do women usually have? How do you find a bra

Bra Brands with Narrow Underwires

Underwire width isn’t just an abstract concept – it’s an important factor in properly fitting your bra. Women whose breast tissue has a wider base benefit from wide underwires – and women who have narrow torsos or breasts with a smaller base need narrow underwires! If you have underwires digging into your underarms, or coming

Bra Brands with Wide Underwires

Many women have a love-hate relationship with underwire bras – they love the support of an underwire, but sometimes find that an underwire feels tight, seems to pinch or has other fit-related issues. Some of that problem is actually due to the fact that not all underwires are alike! Different bra brands tend toward underwires

What’s the Best Thing about a Properly Fitted Bra?

Proper bra fit is a huge deal, which is why we talk about it so often – and why so many other people are finally starting to pay attention to this important point. But bra fit isn’t just important because we say so; there are a ton of practical benefits to a properly fitted bra!

Friday Q&A: How to Tell if a Bra Fits You Perfectly

Finding a bra that fits properly is something we all strive for – but this is a surprisingly tough issue! It doesn’t help that popular lingerie retailers “show” us pictures of bras that aren’t properly fitted, too! When you look at a lot of the photos for Victoria’s Secret bras, for example – that’s not