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I don’t have one bra that fits nicely. I’ve tried bra intervention and it used to work so well but since dc3 I don’t know why the measurements don’t work for me.
I measure 34 around under the bust. I have bras from cup size F to GG and they don’t fit! 34 is so tight around my waist I’ve bought the extra bands to make them wider. The cups are either too tight, cause my boobs to push together causing rashes in between or they rub up under my armpits.
Please help me! I’m going on holiday in January and I need some nice fitting bras that keep everything up and firmly in place. Maybe some minimisers too.
I feel your pain! BUT I don't think you've got that size right. In inches, I make your measurements approx 35" under and 44.5" over. That would make 34GG/H or 36G/GG as your starting point.
If you can, I'd order a few different styles in those sizes and see what works. Not always the cheapest, but I have found Bravissimo good on the phone for helping with what styles might work. Don't forget to "scoop" as described in that link, it really does make a difference to how it fits and the back fat!
Oh yes, wrong calculations! So 34GG and G definitely are not a good fit as they’re the ones I have to use a band with. Will try 34H and 36G/GG. Ugh. I hate this! I don’t feel comfortable going into a shop to bare my ugly boobs and back fat to the poor assistant. I’ll order some online or pop into M&S and try some on.
I got my bras! I tried 34H which was way too tight. 36G fits perfectly. My breasts are up to my chin . I got a total support non wired one and 2 minimisers. The wire on the minimisers dig a bit when I sit down but that’s just my fat and not the problem of the bra or fit. I wore them for 7 hours yesterday and no problems! Yay!