how do you guys know what bra size you're supposed to be? honestly? i wear 36B, but only because it's the size that works the best in the dressing room.. i need to know what my ACTUAL size is so i don't have to guess. I'm 17 and so confused bra shopping
to measure your bra size you measure loosely from the center of your back (where your bra sits) to the top your boobs. that is your band size (mine is 34) the you measure from the same point in back around your boobs (mine is 39) then subtract the big from the small :
if you have
1 you're an a
2 you're a b
3 you're a c
4 you're a d
5 your a dd
39 - 34 = 5 so I'm a 34DD
TA DA! now you can measure your TA-Tas (and you know way too much about mine!) the key is getting a loose measurement, especially if you don't have a bra on when you measure (lift and separate girls!) you want your bra to be comfy not constricting...
and don't worry at 21 bras still scare me (after 11 years of torture)
fun bra story:
my mom (40) and 34B was working in the garden bra-less and kinda flopping around. Her boyfriend (i know, how cute!) told her to invest in "one of those sport bra things". i get a frantic phone call from my mom asking me to explain what one is... i try, and fail. So i bring her one and she goes "why do i need to mash them down to plant flowers?"
yeah....we don't DO sports