We hear it everyday .... "I'm not sure if I am wearing the right size bra". What they are really saying is "I AM POSITIVE I AM NOT WEARING THE RIGHT SIZE BRA". A well-fitting bra really matters & knowing the basic fit points of how your bra should fit will help guide you to your best fit possible.
FIT POINT ONE: The Center Gore
The center gore is the part of the bra that attaches the two front cups together. Check to make sure the gore is touching your breastbone, separating your breasts. Nobody wants a Uni-boob!
FIT POINT TWO: The Band
The band of your bra is extremely important as it provides 90% of the support of your bra, anchoring it to your body. Straps slippage or having the band ride up your back are common symptoms that the band is too loose. Be sure your band fits around the lower (and smaller) part of your back like a "snug hug" and sits parallel to the floor. Think of a see-saw .... the back of the bra supports the front of the bra. If the band rides up the back, the support for the front is lost. When purchasing a new bra, start with the hooks placed on the loosest hook. Over time, the band will stretch and you can move it over 2 additional times to extend the life of your bra.
FIT POINT THREE : The Underwire
Many women find underwires uncomfortable .... but it's most likely because they are wearing the wrong size. Underwire bras are your friend, providing definition in your bra. However if you are wearing the wrong size underwire or not placing it completely behind your breast tissue, it will cut into your tissue. Torture! Use the "scoop and swoop" technique to center your tissue in the cup. Firmly hold the underwire with one hand while the other hand scoops tissue away from the underwire into the front of the cup.
If you have checked your bras at home and they don't pass the test, let the fit experts at Anna Bella help find your best size. Visit us in Alpharetta (just North of Atlanta) or use our Bra Fit Calculator and shop online. https://anna-bella-fine-lingerie.myshopify.com/pages/bra-fit-guide.
Whether you are looking for lingerie for every day or something unique and sexy for a special occasion, Anna Bella has an expansive inventory in a wide size range. Schedule your complimentary fitting today!
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When it comes to t-shirt bras, there is a real star that shines above most ... Marie Jo's L'Aventure's TOM. Yes, a wonderful bra named for a man. Go figure! But Tom is the perfect t-shirt bra that comes in a wide variety of shapes. Our most popular among the Tom's are:
Tom Sweetheart Shape - This softly padded bra features heart-shaped cups. The cups offer excellent coverage at the top & help eliminate excess movement or "puddling" that you can sometimes get with a contour bra. The bra is cut high on the upper cups and then plunges into a deep neckline. A favorite feature is the straps which can be worn over the shoulders or around the neck. https://annabellalingerie.com/products/mariejolaventuretom0120826
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