If you have smaller breasts and want to check your sizes, your measurements may simply not be in the standard size charts.
- Why petites must check a small bra size chart? »
- How to use the small bra size chart? »
- Learn why you too might fit two different cup sizes »
Why petite busted women must check a small bra size chart?
If you have small boobs it is a must to check a small bra size chart.
Because if you check a chart that starts with cup A, you won’t be able to check your bra sizes properly. Simply because your size may just not be in it. And this could mean you settle for an A or B cup, instead of the AA or AAA cup you might actually need. Also, see my blog on A cup vs B cup »
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It is important to realize that most shops do not carry the smallest cup sizes and therefore cannot possibly give you proper advice. That goes for the lingerie store in the street, as well for the most online shops. What they don’t sell they won’t be able to advise you on.
If you have small boobs and are not happy with your bra size right now, you must take the lead as it comes to determine your best bra size or sizes. In just about 10 minutes of your time, you can find your best bra size.
How to use the small bra size chart?
You have to measure your underbust and bust size, see our Bra Size Guide. Write the outcome on a piece of paper and check the small bra size chart. First, check the underbust and than secondly find your matching cup size.
Is your size not in the chart? Check out the bra size calculator AAA – O cups »
- it’s normal that you might fit more than one bra size, and both sizes fit you just fine
- it is also a matter of personal preferences when choosing your bra size
- some women really dislike a tight band of the bra and tend to choose a looser band. Read more about choosing your best bra band size »
- it is a thing of trial and error
- you might have 1 best bra size
- you might have 2 or maybe 3 sizes that fit you fine, also depending on the model and brand of the bra
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Why different bra sizes may fit you just fine?
Let me give you an example. This will give you an idea of how to read the small bra size chart.
Let’s say your underbust is 77 centimeters and your bust size is 85 centimeters. If you look at the chart you would have a band size 34 and a cup size AA.
You can also see that you are close to band size 36. If you measure 78 centimeters (only a difference of 1 centimeter!) you would likely choose a band size 36. If you look at the cup size you would then choose AAA. My advice is to try both sizes if you’re not sure what to choose.
Remember that going up or down a band size will change the volume of the cups. The bra 38AA has less cup volume as the bra in 40AA. The bras 38AA and 36A have the same cup volume. Read more about your bra sister size here »
Mind you. The most support of your bra comes from the band. So this must feel a bit firm, but always comfortable.
Go to bra size calculator and determine your best bra size
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