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Alatariel
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I tried doing the bra fitting based on the instructions given here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brassiere#Determining_bra_size
but it told me that I should be a 40AA, which makes absolutely no sense, as the size that I currently wear, that fits me rather well, is a 36D. What could I be doing wrong?

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Heather
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If that's honestly the size you need, you don't NEED a bra, seriously (Whoo-hoo!)

But it doesn't sound like that's the case.

First measurement, around the rib cage just under the breasts. Second, around the fullest part of the breasts: each inch difference between the two is a cup size. So, if around your ribs is 36, and around your breasts is a 40, thus, a 36D.

But if you alreayd know what fits you, why fuss?

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silly_lady
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I'm a 34A and one of those machines tried to suggest I was just 36" and had no need to wear a bra...lol
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Faith54
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Haha the exact opposite happened with me. I'm a 34A, and it said I should wear a 36D. Ha I wish [Razz]

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