This calculator estimates bra size based on bust size and band size frame size. The bust size is the loose circumference measured around the chest over the fullest part of the breasts, while standing straight with arms to the side, and wearing a properly fitted bra. The band or frame size is the firm circumference , fitted not tightly, measured directly underneath the breasts. While data collection methods between various sources is not consistent and these percentages may be inflated, incorrectly fitted bras are nonetheless a significant issue, evidenced by the number of studies, articles, and complaints surrounding the issues women face due to a lack of size standardization.
What is the average breast size in Australia? It's definitely not a question we get asked on the census, and no reputable scientific body has produced any authorised data. However, anecdotal evidence suggests that the average bra size in Australia is between a C-cup and a D-cup, and we could see this increase. The average Aussie breast size is between a C-cup and a D-cup. In , The Age reported on the apparent increase in Australian breast size and spoke to a bra-manufacturer who said that, between the s and s, our national bra sized was consistently a 12B. In , the largest cup size Berlei made for Australian women was a G. In , the largest cup size is now a H, and if need be you can purchase bra that is size 26E.
Our bra cup sizing is in line with the UK high street. Buy your usual size, but we do advise getting professionally measured. Consider the styling and the fabrication of the bra but also your particular shape. Get in touch for advice at hello beija. Sized 1, 2 and 3.
If you've ever wondered what the number and letter of your bra size really mean, you're not alone. It's a sizing method that has been in use for years and has gone through several changes. This is the single most important tool for bra fitters.