Straps slip off the shoulders.
Check to make sure the straps are tightened correctly. Consider a bra where the straps are placed closer together in the back to ensure they won’t slip off the shoulders.
Straps stay in place without feeling too tight.
Great Fit! Ideally the band will provide the most support for your bra. To test this, slip the bra straps off the shoulders. If the bra stays in place, the fit is correct. If not, the straps are providing too much support.
Straps dig into the shoulders.
Check to make sure the straps are tightened correctly. Consider loosening the strap fit.
Band rides up in the back.
Band is too large. Consider going down a band size.
Band lies straight across the back and stays in place.
Great Fit! The ideal band should hook in the middle and allow enough space for two fingers to slide easily underneath.
Band is too tight and pinches at the side.
Band is too small. Consider going up in the band size.
Cups have gaps and wrinkles.
Cups are too large. Consider going down a cup size.
Breast tissue fills the cups.
Great Fit! Ideally the center of the bra should lay flat against the breastbone.
Breast tissue spills out of the cup.
Cups are too small. Consider going up a cup size.
Full Figure vs Full Coverage is a matter of choice based on personal preference of how you want your bra to fit!
See example images of each coverage level to help choose which fit is best for you.
Straps are supportive, yet narrower
Straps are wider, offering the most comfortable support
High neckline contains breast tissue for no spill
Neckline comes up higher for the most containment and support
Sides provide ample support
Sides are wider offering the most generous coverage and support