Ladies, get a bra fitting....you'll be supprised

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  1. JC4

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    I just wanted to pass this along. I have been wearing the same size bra for a few years, and I always assumed that it was correct. However, I recently went to a speciality shop and got fitted and now I am wearing a much different size (2 cup sizes different, with the same band size). I think the new size makes them look much bigger day to day, and is infinitely more comfortable. :)

    Just thought I'd Let you know
     
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    Amen, amen. I did that a few years back. They were advertising an "expert" at Macy's so I said what the hell. Well, he reduced the band size and increased the cups, which I thought was so stupid, but good gosh, talk about night and day! I've had two other adjustments since, and it does make a tremendous difference. The expert said that about three-quarters of the women in the U.S. wear the wrong size, so I highly recommend getting fitted.
     
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    Yes, there used to be a show on British TV, What Not To Wear, where sartorially challenged women (and the occasional man) were shown how to dress in a way suited to themselves. Quite often the ladies were taken to a speciality lingerie shop to be properly fitted for a bra for the first time in their lives.

    Obviously it's more expensive that grabbing one off the rack at a chain-store, but once you've been sized correctly you can go back to the chain-store knowing what to buy.

    I never thought I'd end up giving bra advice on a penis site!!! :rolleyes:
     
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    True, Unless you cant get your size in a chain store (Like me) then it is always expensive :(
     
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    Nope. I get mine from a lingerie shop in England off eBay. They're very affordable this way, even with the international shipping. I highly recommend you do the same.
     
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    Which shop AE? I'm ordering all of mine from over there as well.
     
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    Absolutely! I design lingerie and mens underwear. Maybe one half of the girls I work with wear the wrong size bra. And when it comes to the guys, over 50% of them overestimate the size of their cocks.
     
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    Can you show us the before and after pictures?
    (Old bra vs. New bra)
    We can then make an accurate assessment based on the visual evidence!:cool:
     
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    I just looked them up, and they don't seem to have bras in their stores or auctions right now. The sellers were aldiosstore, and zs00. However, when I did a search for my bra size, I found LOADS of new options with bras in my size for as little as 2GBP, plus shipping. In the past, I have paid no more than $25USD including shipping. I look for Buy Now items, and auctions ending today. I'm serious. Search by size, and the world is your oyster. Well, the website is, anyway.
     
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    OK that's the same thing I've been doing :eek:) I just thought you had found a gold mine or something :wink: Thanks!
     
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    I really had. But I gained weight, and went back to my old bra size, which is findable in stores here, relatively cheaply. I'm glad I found out my old sources are not dependable. In another two or three weeks, I will need my unusual size again. It's getting close.
     
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    I've been wanting to do this for so long! I've worn the same size since high school and the bottom of the cup never has fit right. Not a good site to constantly be adjusting. Excellent post! I have been meaning to buy a corset, so it's a very good excuse to visit the lingerie store. I can do both and still shop for something pretty.
     
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    Before I started ordering online I could not find my size for under $65.00. And they were atrocious creations designed by engineers. I've found some very pretty ones for less than $50, and they've held up for the most part. But I don't think anyone will ever create an underwire that's both comfortable and durable... and stays put!
     
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