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So, I'm tweeting about bras with M&S. Who wants to tell me which stores have given incorrect measurements?

(444 Posts)
WeAreSix Thu 18-Jul-13 14:31:32

They have asked which store fitted incorrectly. Apparently they've invested a lot into their Bra fitting and would like to know which stores have incorrectly measured / fitted.

Shall we give them a list?!

StatisticallyChallenged Thu 18-Jul-13 14:35:09

every one in the country?

I'll start with Edinburgh gyle and Princes Street

CockyFox Thu 18-Jul-13 14:36:15

The Fort, Birmingham.

EmpireBiscuit Thu 18-Jul-13 14:36:19

Stirling and Glasgow sauchiehall street.

OohMrDarcy Thu 18-Jul-13 14:38:27

Hedge End, Southampton (on more than one occasion!)

StatisticallyChallenged Thu 18-Jul-13 14:39:12

anyone who sees this and wonders about their bras please come over to one of the other bra threads and we will help you-let's try to keep this one as a clear list as it may be easier to tweet the link later.

For reference marks I am a 30hh/j and you fitted me in a 36f.

WeAreSix Thu 18-Jul-13 14:40:46

Fantastic, keep them coming!

I suspect it's a training issue rather than store. I'm going to make the most of having their attention.

All credit to the bra ladies Sorrel and Statistically though smile

WeAreSix Thu 18-Jul-13 14:42:09

Worthing fitted me as a 34A. I'm currently wearing 30F.

happyhorse Thu 18-Jul-13 14:44:55

I think it would be much quicker to let them know where a correct fitting has taken place. They'd have me in
a 34D given half a chance and I'm a 30FF.

We have a huge M&S but they don't stock much in bigger cup sizes and what they do have is very matronly. I don't bother with them anymore.

SalIAm Thu 18-Jul-13 14:46:11

Lewisham (who couldn't even be bothered to look half interested) & Bluewater. This would also be the Bluewater where I went to buy a maternity bra the day before my caesarean 5 years ago that had the 'fitter' go out to tell her colleagues who then laughed loudly telling anyone around.

On last fitting, they have me a 38C. After having saggy breasts and sore sides too long, I eventually went to Rigby and Peller who fitted me with a 32E. I cannot tell you what a difference it made in both comfort and appearance.

Never again M&S, both because of attitude and lack of skills

YokoUhOh Thu 18-Jul-13 14:48:46

M&S Oxford - 36A and now I'm 30F (although breastfeeding). Was fitted correctly at Bravissimo.

goodasitgets Thu 18-Jul-13 14:49:02

Deepdale at Preston

bodingading Thu 18-Jul-13 14:51:24

Manchester Market Street fitted me as 38B.

I'm 32F.

SpottyTeacakes Thu 18-Jul-13 14:51:44

Chichester, West Sussex would have me in a 34B currently in a 30DD or 28E dependant on brand/style

tribunalhelpneeded Thu 18-Jul-13 14:51:59

Cribbs Causeway Bristol

98percentchocolate Thu 18-Jul-13 14:53:13

Cardiff city centre measured me as a 36F - 32GG everywhere else!

PassTheTwiglets Thu 18-Jul-13 14:53:46

Colchester. I got told I couldn't possibly be a 36 as it was only women who are a size 10 or 12 who are (I'm a size 18-20 and a definite 36").

5SpeckledFrogs Thu 18-Jul-13 14:53:55

Cambridge told me 36DD I'm currently wearing 28H....

OohMrDarcy Thu 18-Jul-13 14:53:58

Hedge End marked me as a 40DD ... turns out (thanks to the bra threads) I am a 36 / 38 GG - way off!

Quenelle Thu 18-Jul-13 14:54:32

Milton Keynes Kingston.

SaggyOldClothCatPuss Thu 18-Jul-13 14:54:46

Colchester.

goodasitgets Thu 18-Jul-13 14:56:14

Oh sorry I think they put me in a 40H? Can't remember without searching old posts
I'm a 34JJ

turkeyboots Thu 18-Jul-13 15:01:58

Orbital center Swindon and the Bluewater store

notso Thu 18-Jul-13 15:06:10

Chester and Cheshire Oaks/Ellesmere port

MrsLettuce Thu 18-Jul-13 15:06:21

I'm not in the UK but have experience none the less - My sister whent to the shop in the marketplace in Boston. Fitted as 38B when she needed a 34DD / 32 E.

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