I’ll add some reviews soon, promise! (Just ordered MORE stuff as well, so i need to catch up) My Boyfriend is gonna help get some pictures at the weekend, and iv been too ill the past few days.
SO, in the meantime, here’s the measurements post i promised:
Over-bust Measurement – 49 inches
Under-bust – 42 inches
Waist – 42 inches
Widest Point of Hips – 50 inches
Now, I gave up with online calculators and ‘guides’ for bra fitting and finding my shape a long time a go! On one bra size calculator (using the above measurements) I should be wearing a 46F, in a calculator that a lot of women online had said is excellent, I should be wearing a 42F. As for high street stores, I’ve been measured as everything from 48B-46DD.
After doing a survey of the small mountain of Bra’s in my draw (most of which had extenders on) I decided to order a few 42D bra’s when I finally found a site that sold nice, attractive ones, and so far, that seems to be a good fit for me.
As for body shapes, WELL, 2 different ‘Body Shape Calculators’ put me as a “Banana or Straight” figure.. I’m sorry, but my broad shoulders, so-called child-bearing hips, and can-be-nipped-in waist beg to differ. The only one that I have any success with is Evan’s Calculator, which can be found Here and uses what you see in the mirror rather that numbers on a tape measure.
My biggest problem with all of this, especially with bra’s, is the inability to buy nice, cute, sexy, bra’s and clothes in my size. In all of my searching, I have found one website that does bra’s in a 42D that don’t look like something my Nan would have worn.
Why is that fair? Yes, I might be a ‘bigger girl’ but that doesn’t mean I don’t deserve to look good, and wear nice bra’s. Everyone does, no matter what their age, size, price range, and any other factor!
But what annoys me more, is that the 42 inch measurement that makes it so hard for me to buy bra’s? It’s not fat!. I could lose all the weight in the world, go down to being a size 12, and chances are, id still have those 42 inches stopping me from buying bra’s. Damn those ribs
I suppose that’s the price I pay for being BigBonedandAwkward 😉
(Damn that was cheesy….sorry) x