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If you take a tape measure and...

measure around your ribcage just under your breasts, how does that match up to what your band size is on your bra?

I measure 35 and my band is a 36.


Asked by Jademom07 at 2:57 PM on Feb. 5, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (4)
  • I don't use that measurement. I go with high bust(under the armpits). I measure a 36 and I usually wear a 36.

    Answer by desert_diva at 3:55 PM on Feb. 5, 2011

  • I think mine is 37. I wear 36.

    Answer by louise2 at 3:01 PM on Feb. 5, 2011

  • Because there isn't a 35 bra - you are supposed to round up to the nearest even inch, then use the tighter hooks. I measure 37 and wear 38.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:04 PM on Feb. 5, 2011

  • Measure under your breast and add 4 inches then round up to the next even number

    Or measure above your breast and add 1 inch then round up to the next even number

    For cup size you measure around fullest part of your breast, subtract your band size if the measurements are the same then you need a AA. For every inch larger you go up one cup size, 1 inch = B, 2 inches = C and so on. Hope that helps :)


    Answer by LadybugsMonkeys at 12:20 AM on Feb. 6, 2011