Bra Sizing Myths, Facts, And Why We Shouldn’t Feed The Trolls
A very popular blogger posted today COMPLETELY misinforming people about bra sizing. Said blogger then proceeded to delete EVERY single comment that proved her wrong, and post a self righteous comment about how she was putting comments on moderation because bra promoters decided to step in.
This is very disappointing, and untrue, as I was refreshing the page reading every single comment, and they were all just from women with boobs who knew that she was telling fibs.
She also replied to my comment telling her that I thought she was wrong because I am a 28E and anything bigger in the band rides up, telling me that I must be wrong because an E cup ‘is as big as a pair of watermelons’. She then deleted my comment. Oh me and my chain of lingerie stores, wading in trying to self promote. Not.
I would like to direct my readers to this Flickr set which will hopefully help anybody with a shred of intelligence see that cup size (letter) by NO MEANS equals size of breasts
I would also like to direct you to George of (pictured above) who did a video proving that the ‘add inches’ method of sizing is ridiculous and does not work in practice
Finally I shall leave you with my two blog posts on the subject:
And a very well explained fitting guide by a redditor
It makes me sad in this day and age that people like this force upon women this idea that if your letter is higher than C you have mutant tits and must be wrong, please head to your nearest store stocking a terrible range of sizes to be shoved into something they sell just so they can make money and you can feel normal again. Oh and by the way boobs only exist in sizes 32-38 A-D and if you think otherwise you are OBVIOUSLY an idiot.
People like that are the reason we can’t have nice things. Just because a size isn’t sold commonly doesn’t make it wrong, but trying to force women to buy common sizes over well fitting sizes IS. How are manufacturers ever going to stock a realistic range if there isn’t the damand?
We are very lucky in the UK that we have stores like Bravissimo to turn to, but even to people in other countries, the wonderful Ewa Michalak will make you a bra in just about any size you need if you drop them an email, and all for about £30 including shipping, which is no more than you would pay in Ann Summers or Victoria’s Secret!
We do have options, and we don’t have to be complacent! Don’t just accept the lies people try to shove down your throat, use the intelligence I know you all have, and do some research. It could save you years of back ache or even increase the size of your bust a tiny bit (a lot of us have boob fat chilling out under our armpits from years squashing it there trying to wear B cups when we’re really E’s… help yourself help your boobs, and let it migrate back to where it’s supposed to be!) I’m going to go chill out now, because this made me so mad tonight! I hope that you can see for yourselves that the evidence is there, and adding inches is a comfort/preference thing ONCE you know your correct size, not ‘the way to fit’. Thanks to George for letting me use her picture for this post, I know in my previous posts the images I used were mostly of very slim ladies, as that is the shape that I am, but I thought it would be nice to recognise that you don’t have to be skinny to be absolutely gorgeous, and I’m sure not all of my readers are the same shape and size as me! Here’s to ladies, and breasts, boobs, and tits of all shapes and sizes!