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Bra Size Calculator

Measuring yourself to get the right size bra can be quite complicated.  We would always recommend that you come in and visit as all women are slightly different, and all makes of bra have different "quirks" to their fitting.  However we appreciate that this is not always possible, so we have invented a "calculator" to try and make things easier for those of you who want to do it yourselves.

In order to get the right size you will need two measurements: your "Under-Bust Size", and your "Over-Bust Size".  Once you have these two measurements just plug them into the calculator below and it will show your correct bra size (based on the measurements you put in).  Guidance on where to measure yourself is shown below.

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Under-bust size (A)

in

 

Over-bust size (B)

in

 



Now select from the grids below to see what we have in your size (use the top one for bras and the bottom one for swimwear):

BRA SIZES
28AA 28A 28B 28C 28D 28DD 28E 28F 28FF 28G 28GG 28H 28HH 28J 28JJ 28K
30AA 30A 30B 30C 30D 30DD 30E 30F 30FF 30G 30GG 30H 30HH 30J 30JJ 30K
32AAA 32AA 32A 32B 32C 32D 32DD 32E 32F 32FF 32G 32GG 32H 32HH 32J 32JJ 32K
34AAA 34AA 34A 34B 34C 34D 34DD 34E 34F 34FF 34G 34GG 34H 34HH 34J 34JJ 34K
36AAA 36AA 36A 36B 36C 36D 36DD 36E 36F 36FF 36G 36GG 36H 36HH 36J 36JJ 36K
38AA 38A 38B 38C 38D 38DD 38E 38F 38FF 38G 38GG 38H 38HH 38J 38JJ 38K
40AA 40A 40B 40C 40D 40DD 40E 40F 40FF 40G 40GG 40H 40HH 40J 40JJ 40K
42AA 42A 42B 42C 42D 42DD 42E 42F 42FF 42G 42GG 42H 42HH 42J 42JJ
44A  44B 44C 44D 44DD  44E 44F 44FF 44G 44GG 44H 44HH 44J 44JJ
46A 46B 46C 46D 46DD 46E 46F 46FF 46G 46GG 46H 46HH 46J 46JJ
48A 48B 48C 48D 48DD 48E 48F 48FF 48G 48GG 48H 48HH 48J 48JJ
50A 50B  50C 50D  50DD 50E 50F 50FF 50G 50GG 50H 50HH 50J 50JJ
52B 52C 52D 52DD 52E

SWIMWEAR SIZES
28D 28DD 28E 28F 28FF 28G 28GG 28H 28HH 28J 28JJ 28K
30B 30C 30D 30DD 30E 30F 30FF 30G 30GG 30H 30HH 30J 30JJ 30K
32A 32B 32C 32D 32DD 32E 32F 32FF 32G 32GG 32H 32HH 32J 32JJ 32K
34A 34B 34C 34D 34DD 34E 34F 34FF 34G 34GG 34H 34HH 34J 34JJ 34K
36A 36B 36C 36D 36DD 36E 36F 36FF 36G 36GG 36H 36HH 36J 36JJ 36K
38A 38B 38C 38D 38DD 38E 38F 38FF 38G 38GG 38H 38HH 38J 38JJ 38K
40A 40B 40C 40D 40DD 40E 40F 40FF 40G 40GG 40H 40HH 40J 40JJ 40K
42A 42B 42C 42D 42DD 42E 42F 42FF
44A  44B 44C 44D 44DD  44E 44F 44FF
46A 46B 46C 46D
48C 48D



PLEASE NOTE:  this calculates based on your UK size

Most of our bras are sized using the UK system, where certain cup sizes have two letters (DD, FF, GG, HH, JJ).

Just to make things even more complicated some European manufacturers (most notably Anita) use a slightly different system where only one letter is used.  This means that, for these manufacturers, you need to convert the UK size to the European size using the table below:

UK Size (from Calculator) D DD E F FF G GG H HH J JJ
European Size D E F G H

This means, for example, that if you are a UK DD cup, you would need an E Cup in an Anita product. As you can see this is vitally important in ensuring you get the right bra.

DON'T WORRY: To keep things simple we have done the conversion for you

All Bras where European sizes apply are clearly marked (in the product description) and when you select the Cup Size you will see both sizes displayed (the European Size first and the corresponding UK size in brackets).


1.  Under-Bust Size

You need to take the measurement with the tape held tight - as tight as your bra band will be.

Your Under-Bust Size is measured with your bra ON, by measuring completely around your chest, just underneath your bust.  Please make sure your tape measure remains flat, and round UP any half inches to the next whole number. 

This determines your back size, just input this number into the calculator making sure you identify if the measure is in inches or centimeters. 

Please note: do not be surpised that the calculator will give a back size larger than the measurement that you input, this is correct.  Your back size will be 4" more than your measurement (if it was an even number) or 5" more (if it was an odd number of inches).

2. Over-Bust Size

You need to take this with the tape held normally - not tight .

Your Over-Bust Size is measured with your bra ON.  Once again make sure your tape is flat (this is why it is quite difficult to measure yourself !).  You can either:

-  measure around your chest across the FULLEST part of your bust; or

-  measure from the centre of your sternum (chest bone) round to the centre of you spine, across the FULLEST part of your bust, and then multiply this measurement by 2.

This is your Over-Bust Size. Once again round UP any half inches to the next whole number.

It is this measurement that indicates your Cup Size.  The calculation of cup size is fairly complicated - which is why we invented the calculator.  So we won't bore you with the detail.

Just input the number into the calculator making sure you identify if the measurement is in inches or centimetres.

3.  Calculate your size

To calculate your size, all you need to do is input the two measurements, and press the "Calculate my Size" and there you go!