Getting to the Root of the Problem

Getting to the Root of the Problem

I’m no fitting expert and have never claimed to be, but I’ve tried on a LOT of bras on both myself and other women and have developed quite an eye for what makes a ‘good’ bra for me and a lot of other women, and what doesn’t. I have recently had a huge clear out of my lingerie wardrobe, first getting rid of the ones which are clearly not my size or that I’d fallen out of love with, but secondly I made myself try on everything that was left (admittedly still quite a fair pile – oops!) and only kept those that truly FELT amazing.

Wide-set breast problems

Yesterday I was asked by a reader to help with her problem of wide set bottom-heavy breasts. I have the exact same problem and it can lead me to need to go up a cup size but have to endure ‘extra room’ at the top of the cups. Now I have a policy where if a bra doesn’t fit perfectly, I won’t buy it, but I know many women can have such a hard time finding bras that fit so difficult that it can feel frustrating and really quite demoralising. I have a question relating to possible bra recommendations. I have extremely wide set, bottom-heavy breasts. There is barely any breast tissue at the top of my breasts. I am unable to wear bras that are soft cup because the bottom half fits and the top half doesn’t. Also, to make matters more complicated I’m in between a 30e and 30f. I recently had a bra fitter tell me that my breasts are weird. (This was from one of the only places in town that sells a 30 back and are supposed specialists) She kept trying to tell me that the 30D’s she was trying to sell me fit properly, and then implied that it was all in my head that I was uncomfortable in them. I’ve pretty much given up on finding a place in my city that isn’t filled with disgruntled a******s. HELP! This reminds me of the time before I was measured in Bravissimo the first time … Continue reading…