In need of a school shirt for dd who is large of nork

(16 Posts)
SleepIsForTheWeakAnyway Sun 03-Jan-16 22:01:19

Dd is generously proportioned (36e) in the chest area and I'm struggling to find a decent white shirt that buttons up to the top (she wears a tie) but doesn't gape at the breast and is long enough to tuck into her trousers. She outgrew the usual uniform sizes ages ago and is currently having to wear a cami top under a men's shirt as it

SleepIsForTheWeakAnyway Sun 03-Jan-16 22:02:48

Crap, finger slipped blush

...as it gapes.

Do any of you wise mnetters know where I can find this holy grail of shirt?

dementedpixie Sun 03-Jan-16 22:03:17

My sister's dd ended up with a ladies shirt/blouse from asda I think rather than a school wear one

dun1urkin Sun 03-Jan-16 22:06:09

I'm sure I won't be the first (but just in case I am) are you sure her bra size is correct? 36 is pretty big.
Anyway, M&S do shirts that are supposed to not gape. Pepperberry are too short to tuck in properly IME, but worth a look.

CMOTDibbler Sun 03-Jan-16 22:06:30

M&S do a fuller bust shirt as do Bravissimo

dun1urkin Sun 03-Jan-16 22:07:46

Can't do the fancy kinky thing
www.marksandspencer.com/no-peep-cotton-rich-collared-neck-shirt-for-the-fuller-bust/p/p22375624?extid=ps_gglpla_UK_Gen_,Women%20_PLAWomen%20--%3E%20Clothing%20--%3E%20Workwear%20--%3E%20Shirts%20&%20Blouses_M&S%20Fuller%20Bust%20Cotton%20Rich%20Collared%20Neck%20Shirt%20WHITE%208&s_kwcid=AL!2750!3!%7Bcreative%7D!%7Bmatchtype%7D!%7Bplacement%7D!%7Bnetwork%7D!%7Bproduct_partition_id%7D!&ef_id=IABO9lC@a0gAAEpk:20160103220704:s

dun1urkin Sun 03-Jan-16 22:08:14

blush linky not kinky!

dun1urkin Sun 03-Jan-16 22:10:58

This is the Pepperberry one in case she's not tall!
www.bravissimo.com/m/pepperberry/#products/tops/shirts-and-blouses/fitted-long-sleeve-shirt/white/pt440wht/

SleepIsForTheWeakAnyway Sun 03-Jan-16 22:13:27

Thank you! I've never heard of the no gape shirt. I'll go and order some now.

dun1 she was measured and I didn't believe it either but she gets 'double boob' and complains of tightness in anything smaller then a 36E. I'm hoping she won't get much larger, for her backs sake (dd is only 13)

CMOTDibbler Sun 03-Jan-16 22:17:31

Where was she measured? If she's not wearing a size 16 skirt (or thereabouts), then she's not a 36 back, and is much more likely a 32FF/G

dementedpixie Sun 03-Jan-16 22:18:56

Maybe she needs smaller back size and bigger cup. I am size 20/22 and wear a 36 back bra

SleepIsForTheWeakAnyway Sun 03-Jan-16 22:24:14

She wears size 12/14 jeans. I used the mn bra measurement thing but didn't believe it so took her to bravissimo. But we are solidly built folk. I'm a size 20/22 too but I have a size 40 back. I was never below a 36 during my teenage years when I was a solid size 12.

stayathomegardener Sun 03-Jan-16 22:24:18

Yep I was a 36 D
Rigby and Pellar trip later... 32 F

dun1urkin Sun 03-Jan-16 22:26:24

Measured by whom? I'm guessing same as CMOT tbh.
I know that's not what you came on to ask, but a well fitted bra will make an enormous difference. I was 'measured' in a 36DD at 14/15. I really, really wasn't, but it was so much better than the C cup my smallbusted DM thought I should be wearing that I thought it was right grin not bitter, noooo, and why would I want a reduction???
I'm a 30/32 back, size 12.

dun1urkin Sun 03-Jan-16 22:27:13

X post. Just seen you've been bravissimoed grin

SleepIsForTheWeakAnyway Sun 03-Jan-16 22:37:38

I don't think she'll mind another shopping trip too much lol. She is quite sporty and really needed a properly supportive sports bra which is why I didn't trust my measurements so took her somewhere proper.

I do appreciate the comments though. Thank you for the shirt help. I've ordered both the m&s one and the pepperberry one to see which is the best fit

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