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Bra interventionist help - Sports bras!

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blackjacker Thu 21-May-15 19:25:27

Lovely bra interventionists!

Are the sizing rules the same for sports bras? I measure 36 underneath and 51 on top and wear 36JJ in 'normal' bras. I've clearly got massive boobs so strapping 'em down properly when exercising is a chore! Any bra recs also gratefully received...

HazleNutt Thu 21-May-15 21:02:21

For Freya and Panache - yes, you can buy your normal size, both very nice bras. For Shock Absorber, I personally need to go up at least one back size, they run very tight.

I'm not a BI but in my experience yes, if you go for ones made by bra makers, iyswim. I love the Freya active ones, and wear the same size as in normal bras.

CMOTDibbler Thu 21-May-15 21:33:03

In the current Panache I'm up a band size and down two cup sizes from normal (Bravissimo staff said they were big in the cup).

I don't get on very well with SA as they are so small in the band I have to go up two bands, and then I don't feel they fit properly.

I've heard very good things about Enell for big norks, and the lady who runs Less Bounce is super helpful - I chatted with her at a triathlon show and she ran me through all the suitable bras, how they'd fit and so on

blackjacker Thu 21-May-15 22:32:35

Lots of great suggestions, I'll order a few and give them a go!

I wear standard band size but a cup down in the Panache, but it is on the snug side. The older Freya (underwired but kinda ugly) I had to size up in the band but the newer one I believe is better. Unfortunately the Panache stops at an H cup but you could try the 38H

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