Getting A Well Fitting Set Of Undergarments
The right undergarments are essential to an attractive appearance at any time of year. Whatever your measurements, the right brassiere is a vital part of your personal appearance. It has been noted that not that many women choose the correct size bras, and this is especially true in the case of large size women. Selecting the right brassiere is basic to how your other clothes will eventually fit. Your bra should be the one item you splurge on if you can only splurge on a single one!
The first thing that you need to do regarding getting a good bra that fits is go in for a professional fitting. Most popular stores that sell underwear will be able to help you with this. Victoria's Secret, which has excellent undergarments, usually has an associate nearby who can help you out, as does Lane Bryant. Essentially, the cup size and the diameter of your ribcage should not compensate for each other. Too many women have problems finding their correct size and try to make it up with a smaller cup size than they should have or a larger band size. Remember that the band should fit snugly to your ribcage and that for most standard bras, the center part of it should brush your sternum.
After you go get fitted for a bra, ask the associate to find you one that will fit. Many plus sized women end up having a problem with this; either their breasts are too large and their rib cages too small to find a standard size that fits, or their cup size is too small to be found in the breast band that is usually associated with it. For women with problems in this area, there are still many options open to you. In many towns, there are small shops that cater to women in this specific area. If you don't have any options locally, make sure you look online. While neither Lane Bryant or Victoria's Secret carries much beyond the standard sizes, look at their voluminous online catalogs. You'll find that far from being restricted to black, white or beige, you'll have plenty of colors to choose from and many different styles as well.
While you attempt to figure out what clothing looks the best on you, don't forget to have good foundation garments to build on. Although you should be concerned about the fit of your clothes, it's also critical to have a well fitted bra to provide support.
Published December 9th, 2007
Filed in Beauty