Your cup size will be determined by your underbust and overbust measurement. Measure around your chest just below the swell of your breast.
As a general rule, we have our customers.
How to measure underbust length. Knowing the underbust circumference is also needed to calculate the cup size. Most of our corsets are measured at 3 distances. Your underbust is necessary to determine the band size of your bra.
Measure around the base of your neck where the collar generally falls. Make sure the tape is tightly hugging your ribcage and subtract 5 cm. Record this measurement minus 1 this is the ﬁnished length.
Measure tightly, at the minimum point of quiet respiration. This calculator provides results for the united states, the united kingdom, european union, france, belgium, spain, australia, and new zealand. The underbust is the area located below the bust (or pectorals on those without a bust).
Bust out a soft measuring tape to get your underbust measurement (pun intended). Now measure around the fullest part of your breast. Please refer to the sizing images and measure at the appropriate distance from the waist for that design.
This calculator estimates bra size based on bust size and band size (frame size). To ensure accuracy, measure to the nearest ¼ inch or ½ cm. Place the end of the measuring tape on the front of your neck and wrap it around until the ends meet.
Measure around the ribcage directly under the bust in a straight line to get the underbust width, this determines your band size. Note of the exact length with a pen. Wrap the string around your bust first under the bust line, then on the bust line.
For measure your torso length: Some makers refer to this as the lap length. Band measurement (underbust) first measure around your body right under your breasts where the bra band sits.
Stand straight, place your tape measure on the c7 vertebrae as a starting point, and then move the tape vertically down the spine until you reach the iliac center. For the underbust measurement, align the tape measure with the part of your chest that sits directly under your breasts, where the bottom of your bra sits. Or measure from the middle of your chest to the center of your spine, under your remaining breast where the bra band sits.
Use the same technique of placing the tape measure at the center front, wrapping it around your back, under your arms, and pinching the tape where it meets the end in the front. Armscye — measure around the arm at the shoulder. Measure, bringing the tape up to the bottom of the elastic at the waist.
Then we ask that you do a sit test to make sure that you can sit down make sure to sit straight and tall to get an accurate measurement. The underbust length varies depending on the model of corset you choose. Round up to the nearest half inch or centimeter.
Gently pull it tight and take the measurement. Determine the correct dimensions by using a straightedge or folding ruler. How to measure torso torso length is also very important.start the center of one of your breasts and measure straight down to your hip flexor.
If you don’t have one, you can use a string and measure it against a yardstick or retractable measuring tape. Make certain the measuring tape is snug, but not constricting. For a more accurate ﬁnished length measurement, wear the shoes that will be worn with the pants.calculate the ﬁnished length so the pants will hang 1/2 above the ﬂoor.
Use some string or a cord instead of the measuring tape. Measure at the fullest part of the breast, at the maximum point of quiet respiration. Once you’ve found the bra size calculator or breast size chart you’re going to use, you’ll need to measure your underbust.
The underbust, 4″ below the waist (upper hip), 6″ below the waist (low hip/full hip). Measurements are usually taken in inches and are rounded off to the next even number. It is easy to measure your bra size without a tape measure.
Other corsets will fit all body types vertically (without being too. For example if your overbust measurement is 34 inches and your underbust measurement is 32 inches, the difference between the measurements is 2 inches. Bicep — measure around the widest part of the bicep, with your elbow bent and your fist clenched.
This measurement is your underbust, as shown by the red line in the diagram. For more information on how to measure your overbust and underbust click here. Start with the neck for shirts.
The bust size is the loose. Some corsets will be patterned for a long or average underbust length. Pull the measuring tape snug but not tight (diagram a).
Wrist — measure the narrowest point of the wrist. Easiest to do with a friend, and with your arm out to the side. A general corset sizing guideline is as follows: