Either way, your bra band should never ride up your back. This is because the weight of your breasts are pulling the back of the bra up, up, and up until your bra looks more like a necklace than a support garment! A snug band, not the straps, will provide firm anchorage for your breasts and bring everything in the front up to where you want it. A correctly sized bra band will feel tight at first, but it should not be uncomfortable.
July 12, 1 Comment Even if you know all about what will happen during your unilateral mastectomy, you might have a lot of questions about how to proceed once the surgery is over. Unfortunately, our doctors don't exactly give us style advice on pretty bras to wear after a single mastectomy, and post-op care doesn't come with a catalogue on what bras will flatter our natural boob and flat side simultaneously. Is it really so much to ask for a little bit of guidance on how to ensure our self-confidence will heal along with our surgical side?! It's enough to make anyone crazy, frustrated and uncomfortable.
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Camp Company was the first to denote cup size and band measurement On 21 November , Parisienne Madeleine Gabeau received a United States patent for a brassiere with soft cups and a metal band that supported and separated the breasts. To avoid the prevailing fashion that created a single "monobosom"[ citation needed ], her design provided: " Camp and Company were the first to measure cup size by the letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, and D, although the letters represented how pendulous the breasts were and not their volume.
Your Suggested Starting size is Band Size : Cup Size : For a fit check or further information about your suggested starting size, please visit us on Facebook With clothes and bra off, measure underneath your bust and measure it so tight that you think that the tape might snap. This is your Tight measurement. With clothes and bra off, measure underneath your bust tightly but still be able to get two fingers under the back. This is your Snug measurement. If you look at two fingers together, that's no more than an inch.