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5 Top Tips For Finding The Perfect Fitting Bra

If you find it difficult to get the perfect fitting bra, our top 5 tips will give you a helping hand.

Charlotte Topping30 July 2015

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Shockingly around 80% of women are wearing the wrong sized bra which is simply crazy. It is so important to not only wear the correct sized bra but also the correct fitting bra and yes there is a slight difference. Annoying as it, different brands, different ranges and different styles of bras can vary in size which is why we strongly encourage our customers to check the fit even if they believe they have got the right size. There are a few simple tips to check that your bra is fitting correctly and you would be surprised the difference it can make if followed correctly.   

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If the bust is bulging over the tops of the cups or underarms of the bra then a higher cup size is needed.  

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If you can fit
more than two fingers (in height) under your bra straps, this means that you need to tighten them. If you can’t fit two fingers underneath or you can see red marks when you take your bra off, you need to loosen them slightly. Having the correct tightness on your bra straps will not only give you added support but it will help to lift your bust up.

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The underband of your bra should sit parallel. If it is riding up at the back this means that your bra is too big and you need a lower band size. Women often make the mistake of thinking this means their band size is too small but it is in fact the other way around. 

belle lingerie bra fitting top tip 4

If you have gaping at the tops of the bra cups or you notice wrinkling on the fabric of the cups you may need to go down a cup size. If there is only a slight gap at the top of the cups, tightening the straps slightly can solve this problem.  

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The centre panel of your bra should sit flat against your skinIf it rises above, then you need a higher cup size.  

We have a dedicated customer service team here at Belle Lingerie so if you have any queries about your bra size or bra fitting issues then please do not hesitate to contact us. 




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