Bra shopping is an arduous task for many. Factors such as how sizing varies by brand, how sizes relate to one another and the style of bra you’re shopping for, finding one that fits well is tricky business.
A study was by bra manufacturer Triumph that was published in the journal Chiropractic & Osteopathy found that 80 percent of women were wearing the wrong size bra. Of those, 70 percent wore bras that were too small, while the other 10 wore bras too large.
But before you resign to a life of discomfort or give up on bras completely, Kate Low of homegrown lingerie label, Perk by Kate, breaks down what you need to know about finding the right size bra and why it’s important they’re a good fit.