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[[File:A_bra_that_fits_5_measurements_for_bra_size.png|thumb|Measurements #1 and #5 work best for trans women.<ref>[http://reddit.com/r/ABraThatFits/comments/1ozmvw/breast_shapes_fitting_guide_thank_you_youre/ ''A Bra That Fits:'' Breast Shapes & Fitting Guide: Thank You & You're Welcome! by chromecoat]</ref>]] This guide about proper bra size measurement will help a bra-wearers find the right size range for their body and spot whether or not a bra fits correctly, thereby allowing anyone to [[How-to bra shop|shop for a bra]] and avoid poor fitting advice offered by unscrupulous or unknowing fitters. This guide will detail the tools needed, dos and don'ts, the step-by-step measuring process, size calculation, the process of trying on a bra correctly, and ways to both recognize and fix problems with fit.
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'''1.''' The band size is based on this measurement.<br>
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'''2.''' The cup size is based on this measurement in proportion to the first measurement.]]
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Due to the differences in body shape, the [[How-to determine bra size|traditional bra-fitting method]] can overestimate cup size for trans women. Because trans women tend to have [[Breast shape#Shallow|shallow breasts]] and a <math>V</math>-shaped ribcage, the bust measurement includes more ribcage rather than breasts.<ref>[http://reddit.com/r/ABraThatFits/comments/1q2j3q/looking_for_feedback_on_the_trans_guide_warning/ '''reddit'': Looking for feedback on the Trans* Guide (Warning: Super Long Post)]</ref>[[File:A_bra_that_fits_5_measurements_for_bra_size.png|thumb|Measurements #1 and #5 work best for trans women.<ref>[http://reddit.com/r/ABraThatFits/comments/1ozmvw/breast_shapes_fitting_guide_thank_you_youre/ ''A Bra That Fits:'' Breast Shapes & Fitting Guide: Thank You & You're Welcome! by chromecoat]</ref>]] This guide about proper bra size measurement will help a bra-wearers find the right size range for their body and spot whether or not a bra fits correctly, thereby allowing anyone to [[How-to bra shop|shop for a bra]] and avoid poor fitting advice offered by unscrupulous or unknowing fitters. This guide will detail the tools needed, dos and don'ts, the step-by-step measuring process, size calculation, the process of trying on a bra correctly, and ways to both recognize and fix problems with fit.
   
 
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