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bra fitting problems

Have you ever had a bra fitting? If not, you’re missing out. Bra fittings are an essential part of bra shopping – you wouldn’t buy a pair of jeans without trying them on first, would you? Just like jeans, bras are another garment that you absolutely have to try on before you buy.

Bra shopping isn’t easy – if it was easy, no one would complain about their bras, right? This is where bra fitters come in. Bra fitters are fit and product experts in the lingerie industry. They’re trained to measure for your bra size, determine which bra styles will work best for you, and introduce to new bras that you would have never tried yourself. Chances are good that you’re not the first person to come to them with a bra fit problem. Bra fitters help thousands of women every day find the solution to their bra fit problems.

Here are some common bra fitting problems bra fitters can help with:

1.  Your breast tissue spills out of your bra

Does your breast tissue spill over the top or sides of your cups? What about the bottom of the bra – does your breast tissue try to escape from the bottom too? Chances are your bra is too small. A bra fitter knows how to fix this.

2.  Your bra straps slip off your shoulders

Ever wonder why your bra straps slide off your shoulders? Don’t worry – it’s a common problem with an easy fix.

3.  Your bra band rides up your back

Do you notice your bra band move up your back throughout the day? It’s likely you need a smaller band size. A bra fitter can re-measure your bra size and suggest better bras.

4.  The bra’s underwire digs into your skin

If your bra’s underwire digs into your skin and causes pain and discomfort, one of two things could be happening: your bra band is too tight or your bra cups are too small. A profession bra fitting can help with this.


Related: 3 Signs Your Bra Is Too Small (And How To Avoid It)


5.  Your bra cups gap

Do you have empty space in your bra cups? Try the scoop and swoop first: holding the left cup with your left hand, reach into the bra cup with your right hand and pull your breast tissue toward the center. Repeat on the other side. This should redistribute and center your breast tissue for a fuller fit.

If this doesn’t fix the gaping cups, a bra fitter can re-fit you and make sure you’re wearing the right bra size.

6.  Your bra band is uncomfortable

If you find yourself pulling and tugging at your bra band all day long, it’s time to try a different style. Sometimes the bra size is correct but the style is not the best for your breast shape. A bra fitter can make recommendations and bring you bras that you’ll actually want to wear.

7.  You can’t find a supportive strapless bra

Strapless bras are among most challenging bras to shop for. There is a lot to consider when shopping for a supportive strapless bra – especially if you wear a larger bra size. A bra fitter can help you out.

8.  You’re convinced you’ll never find a bralette in your size

Love them or hate them, bralettes are here to stay. We love the ease and comfort that a bralette provides, but they are tricky to shop for. If you’re still searching for the bralette of your dreams, head to a local lingerie store and let an expert hand pick bralettes for you to try.

If you need new bras, your local lingerie boutique is the place to go. Local lingerie boutiques have trained bra fitters happy to help you find the bras that fit well and feel good. They’ll solve your bra fitting problems and teach you everything you need to know about caring for your new bras. Perfect!


Related: How To Find A Local Lingerie Store You Will Love


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Whether you’re shopping for new everyday bras or lingerie for a special occasion, it’s always a good idea to seek out a second opinion. We know how hard it is to find bras that fit well and feel good, especially when you’re doing it on your own. If you’ve ever felt unsure about your bra size or you just don’t know where to go to find good bras, it’s time to let a bra fitter help.

Many specialty lingerie boutiques offer bra fittings. Their expert bra fitters will take the pain and frustration out of bra shopping and do all the work for you. Even better, their product knowledge can save you time and money. Plus, they know where all of the best bras are hiding.

If you’ve struggled with finding bras in the right size, it’s time to make a change. Visit our specialty store locator to find a store near you and schedule an appointment.

Happy bra shopping!

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Katie Donnelly

Katie Donnelly is a full-time freelance writer, content manager, and founder of Katie Rose Creative. An experienced bra fitter, Katie has helped hundreds of people shop for lingerie. Her favorite bra is the Sandrine Plunge Longline Bra.

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