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First bras for very slim dd

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Ineedmorecoffee Sun 03-Jul-16 16:39:20

My 11 year old dd has had a growth spurt over the past few weeks.
I've done a very rough measurement and she's coming out at 25inches (band measurement), I've had a look online and most places don't seem to start less than 28. Any ideas where I can go shopping with her, we are very rural and have to make a lengthy trip, don't want it to be a waste of time.

loveyoutothemoon Thu 02-Feb-17 11:40:55

Hi, where did you get them from in the end? Very eager to know, have the same problem! Anyone else advise?

APaperMe Sun 05-Feb-17 21:22:09

Bumping this thread as I have the same issue, Dd1 is complaining her crop tops aren't supportive enough and her breasts are sore when they move, but she's a very skinny 10 (nearly 11) yr old and there doesn't seem to be anything out there small but supportive enough. I managed to find an xs sports bra in victoria's secret which she finds more comfortable but it isn't a good fit.

FromIbizaToTheNorfolkBroads Sun 05-Feb-17 21:26:05

I seem to remember DD's first bras coming from New Look's teen range (she's a skinny minnie).

It's worth trying them on though as we found the sizings mean nothing in some cases!

Borntoflyinfirst Sun 05-Feb-17 21:38:50

DD is 12 and up until recently has been wearing padded crop tops from Next - a little bit more supportive and certainly she prefers the little inserts (not actually padded). She's skinny too but Peacocks 28AA bras seem to fit ok.

APaperMe Sun 05-Feb-17 21:38:56

I always forget new look have a teen range. There's one near us so will definitely have a look.

APaperMe Sun 05-Feb-17 21:48:08

I'll have to measure her but I think a 28 would be huge, I'm only a 30 and am much bigger around the ribcage than she is. I was hoping I wouldn't have to worry about this for a few years yet!

DontCallMeBaby Wed 22-Feb-17 21:25:21

Crappy M&S sizing is your friend here. DD started in their 28" band Angel bras, now in a 30" - no way is her ribcage only 2" smaller than mine! She was about 25" round the ribcage when the 28" fitted her.

amyt250190 Sat 25-Feb-17 16:26:01

My 12 year old was tiny she measured as a 31 and cup size aa/a she had it measured by a professional but when the bras were tried on they were miles too big and she said they were uncomfotable. Id reccommend the sports bras in primary they are really comfy I even bought some for myself now as I have been going to the gym

ZombieApocalips Sat 25-Feb-17 16:32:08

Like Dontcallmebaby - my dd has opted for the nonsense sizing of M&S Angel bras. (It's the teen range found in the lingerie department.) She wears a 28 band even though she's only 25 underneath. She finds them comfy

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