sizing + fit
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BRA SIZED TOPS - band sizes 30 - 40 + cups aa, a, b, c, d, dd(e), ddd(f)
+ BRA SIZED ONE-PIECES - sizes 2 - 16
+ BOTTOMS - sizes 1 - 16
fit tips for tops:
1. measure your band size.
strip down to your favorite bra - not padded.
measure around your body under the bust - hold the tape snug, but not tight.
add 5" to an odd number and add 4" to even number.
voila! the number you get is your band size.
2. measure your cup size.
measure one breast - from the side, over the fullest part, to the center of your chest.
see chart below for your cup size.
less than 7" = aa
7" = a
8" = b
9" = c
10" = d
11" = dd/e
12" = ddd/f
a "full cup" will measure somewhere in between. for example, if you measure 8.5" you're a full b.
keep in mind cross grading. this means if you are a 34b you might also be a 32c - band is one size smaller and cup size is one size bigger.
so for example, if you try our raquel top in a 34B but you find the cup too shallow you'll most likely find our C/D cup raquel top in a size 32C to be a better fit.
fit tips for bottoms:
our bottoms correspond pretty darn closely to your pant size. if most of the pants in your closet are size 8 then choose a size 8 in our styles.
important! if you want more coverage do not order a bigger size! instead, order a style that is cut to cover more.
on rare occasions you may go up or down a size depending on the cut of the style or your height. we've got more detailed size and fit tips with each bottom so be sure to read each description to the confirm the best size to order.
fit tips for one-pieces:
when designing one-pieces we consider your bra size, pant size and height.
choose the style that is designed for your bra size.
pick the size that corresponds to your pant size.
if you are taller than 5'10" choose one size up from your usual pant size. so if you usually wear a 6, choose an 8 to accommodate your height.
if you are shorter than 5"2" choose one size down from your usual pant size. so if you usually wear an 8, choose a 6 to accommodate your height.