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Hello and thank you for reading. This is quite embarrassing.
In the last 17 months I’ve lost 10 stone and I’m still losing weight. I need a new bra and a sports bra but have no idea how to measure myself. As you can imagine my boobs are very deflated but the skin is still the same size so they are really saggy. How should I measure for a bra?
Congratulations on your weight loss, we'll done, that must have taken some perseverance!
Definitely go to a Debenhams or House of Fraser or similar and get measured. They are always very kind and helpful, they make it a comfortable experience and you get to wear bras that feel great afterwards!
Then work from there. If the weight is all in the bottom of the breast, balcony styles might be good for you. If you're a D or more on the calculator, go to Bravissimo. Do not trust the department stores.
That's amazing! Congratulations on your loss. I think in Bravissimo they take a look at how your current bra fits rather than whip out a measuring tape, which might feel less intrusive? They'll have seen it all before though. A properly fitted bra will make a huge difference to how your clothes fit.
The Boob or Bust method is pretty accurate after a large loss. If you did want to try bras at home you could order some in the size they suggest and also cup (or two) smaller. Although you'll look much smaller, and you back size will be, you cup may not have decreased a great deal because of your back decreasing and because of the skin issue.
Feeling your pain re the droop issue, I've gone from a 38GG to a 32F, love them with a bra on but can't stand them without. I wear Panache Tango mainly, but could do with more oomph, and I've just got a Wacoal one which is lovely. Hope you get sorted!