# Bra size 38dd equivalent

SISTER SIZE DOWN: One actual size smaller than your current Band size AND one letter name larger than your current Cup. For example, if you wear a 34C, your Sister Size DOWN would be 32D.

SISTER SIZE CHARTS:
38 BAND SIZE
Current Bra Size Sister Size DOWN Sister Size UP
38C 36D 40B
38D 36DD(E) 40C
38DD(E) 36DDD(F) 40D

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## Which is bigger, 38 DDD or 42d?

Then, have a look at the following questions that people often ask regarding the topic. Which is bigger, 38 DDD or 42D? 38 DDD is bigger than 42D. How do I determine what bra size fits me? Bras come in different sizes and shapes for different purposes. If you are not sure what size fits you, it is best to consult a professional.

## Is 38D a big bra size?

The 36DD and the 38D are the same cup size, the only difference is the 38 band is bigger around then the 36 band. What is my correct bra size? Measure loosely around the fullest part of your bust. Subtract the band size from this measurement. Use this number to determine your cup size according to the table below.

## Is a 38ddd equal to 38F?

It would be good if you posted all five measurements to check that 38F is in fact the best starting point size for you. Not true — 38F is 38F and 38DDD is 38E and 38G is 38FF. Lane Bryant’s sizing isn’t all that unorthodox.

## What size bra should I wear?

– If the measurement taken in inches comes out to be odd, then you should try bras of two sizes, one above this number and one below this number. For instance, if your band size is 31, you should try both sizes 30 and 32.

## What is the size of 38DD?

How Big Is 38DD? When your bra size is a 38DD, your bust measures at around 42 to 43 inches and your bra band measurements are typically 34 to 35 inches. Since you are a DD cup, your bust measurement is 5 inches more than your band size.

## What cup size is equivalent to DD?

Cup Size ChartDifferenceUS (United States)UK (United Kingdom)4”DD5”DDDD6”DDD/FE7”GF12 more rows

## What is 38DD in European size?

Bra Size Conversion Chart – Your Size in Make BraMake Bra SizesInternational Sizes85D34D38D85DD34DD38DD/E85F34F38DDD/F85G34G38G87 more rows

## Is 38DD large or XL?

FREE Express Shipping Over \$100 (\$18 Value!)SizeBra SizeMedium36B,34C, 34DLarge34DD, 36C, 36D, 38BX-Large36DD, 38C, 38D, 38DD, 40B2X Large40C, 40D, 40DD, 42B, 42C, 42D, 42DD1 more row

## Is DD same as E?

Many European brands (and some American brands) use the lettering “E” for a DD cup size and “F” for a DDD cup size.

## Is DD bigger than D?

There is a difference of between 2cm and 2.54cm (depending on where you shop) between each cup size, so an AA is an inch smaller than A and DD is an inch bigger than D.

## What is a US size 38?

Big Kid Shoe Size Conversions (7 – 12 years)US SizesEuro SizesInches5.5379.25″6389.5″6.5389.625″7399.75″4 more rows

## What is C cup size?

There are several c cup sizes, and their measurements range from small to the average size of a brassier. A c cup ranges from 33 ⅘ to 43 ¼ inches. The band size for a C cup is 3 inches smaller than the bust size. C cups breasts can look quite different in different human bodies.

## What size is 36DD in Europe?

International bra size conversion tableEURUKUSA80C36C36B80D36D36C80E36DD36D80F36E36DD77 more rows

## Is DD cup bigger than D cup?

A DD cup will fit bigger than a D cup. If your breast tissue is overflowing out of a D cup or you’re noticing a gap in your DDD/E bra cups, you might want to try a DD cup. Remember: A US DD and a UK DD cup should fit the relatively the same.

## What cup size is an XL bra?

SizeBra SizeUnder BustS34, 3626 – 31M38, 4032 – 35L42, 4442 – 44XL46, 4846 – 481 more row

## Is a size 38 bra big?

It’s a common misconception that the larger the cup size, the larger the bra, no matter what the band size (i.e. a 32F is larger than a 36B, a 34C is larger than a 38A, etc). However, this is not the case….Bra Sister Size Size Comparison Chart:38 BAND SIZES36D38C40B36DD38D40C3 more rows

## Is 34DD the same as 36D?

Cup size represents the volume of your bosom and is completely relative to your band size. For example, a 36D holds 710cc of breast tissue – the same as a 34DD, 32F and 30G.

## What’s the difference between 36D and 36dd?

A DD cup will fit bigger than a D cup. If your breast tissue is overflowing out of a D cup or you’re noticing a gap in your DDD/E bra cups, you might want to try a DD cup. Remember: A US DD and a UK DD cup should fit the relatively the same.

## What’s the difference between 34D and 34DD?

The main difference between 34D and 34DD bra sizes is that with 34DD bra size your breasts are an inch larger than a 34D bra size. DD’s will project 5 inches from your chest, while D’s only go out 4 inches. Breasts that are D cups can weigh about 4.2 pounds, meaning each breast may weigh 2.1 pounds.

## What size is 34DD in bra?

For example, if you wear a 34C, your Sister Size UP would be 36B….SISTER SIZE CHARTS:36 BAND SIZECurrent Bra SizeSister Size DOWNSister Size UP36B34C38A36C34D38B36D34DD(E)38C5 more rows

## What is the best way to find the right bra size?

One of the most effective of these is the use of “ Bra Sister Sizes ”. You may be unaware that every bra size has several “Sister Sizes”- these are sizes which have an equivalent cup capacity, despite the letter of the cup size being different. Knowing your sister sizes can help you find your best fit when buying bras that run smaller or larger than normal.

## Is a 32F bra bigger than a 36B?

It’s a common misconception that the larger the cup size, the larger the bra, no matter what the band size (i.e. a 32F is larger than a 36B, a 34C is larger than a 38A, etc). However, this is not the case. During the bra manufacturing process the same exact bra cup may be paired with different band lengths to create multiple bra sizes.

## Do all bras fit differently?

All brands fit differently so use the chart below as a starting off point! If you’re sure your bra is fitting you well, the conversion chart below will help you find your equivalent UK size to try. You can also view our Sister Size Conversion Chart if you’re curious to know more about alternative bra sizes – you may find that a different cup and back size gives you better support!

## Can you fit a bra without tape?

Get that fitting-room feeling from the comfort of your own home! Our experienced fitters have always fitted by eye and without tape measures, using the bra you are currently wearing as a starting point, so they can guide you through the different sizes, styles and shapes and help you to find the best fit for you (all via a video call!).

## How to determine bra size?

When using the chart to find your bra size, keep in mind: 1 The band size increases as you move from left to right. Move left or right within the row if your band doesn’t fit. 2 The cup size increases as you move from top to bottom on the chart. Move up or down the columns if your cups don’t fit. In between cup sizes? Go up or down a half-cup! 3 Bra sizes that share a row are called sister sizes, meaning they share the same cup volume (though they have different cup letters). For example, the row with bra sizes 36C, 38B, and 40A all have the same cup volume, but have different band sizes. The same goes for the row with bra sizes 38H, 40G, 42F, 44E, 46D, and 48C.

## How many bra sizes does ThirdLove have?

ThirdLove offers over 80 bra sizes from a 30 to 48 band and an AA to I cup! Using your current bra size as a starting point, you can refer to the chart above to refine your fit.

## How should a bra band feel?

Band: The band should feel snug and comfortable on the loosest set of hooks. This allows you to move to the inner hooks to tighten the bra as it stretches with regular wear. The band should be parallel to the floor and should not ride up.

## How to change bra cup size?

Starting on your current bra size, move to the left of the bra size chart for a smaller band and then move up to decrease the cup size. The cups and band are both too small: Go up in the band and the cups. Starting on your current bra size, move to the right of the bra size chart for a bigger band and then move down to increase the cup size.

## What is the gore on a bra?

Gore: Also known as the bridge of the bra which connects the two cups, the gore should lay flush against your sternum. It shouldn’t hover over the chest or dig in.

## What is a sister bra?

Bra sizes that share a row are called sister sizes, meaning they share the same cup volume (though they have different cup letters). For example, the row with bra sizes 36C, 38B, and 40A all have the same cup volume, but have different band sizes. The same goes for the row with bra sizes 38H, 40G, 42F, 44E, 46D, and 48C.

## How does the band size change in a chart?

The band size increases as you move from left to right. Move left or right within the row if your band doesn’t fit. The cup size increases as you move from top to bottom on the chart. Move up or down the columns if your cups don’t fit.

## Bra Size Conversion Chart

US: USA and Canda
EU: Europe (most countries) and Japan
UK: England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales
FR: France, Spain, Belgium, Portugal
IT: Italy
AUS: Australia and New Zealand
Note about cup size: In this bra size conversion chart, all bra sizes start with cup size AA. This will work with most bra models.

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## What is the difference between a 36C and a 34C bra?

A bra in size 36C has a bigger cup (larger cup volume) than a bra in size 34C (even though they both are labeled with C-cups). The same applies to i.e. a 36B and a 38B; the 38B has a larger cup volume than the 36B (but they both have cup size letter B). But what is very interesting, is that the 38B bra actually have the same cup size as …

## Can 36C and 38B fit the same bust?

In short: both 38B and 36C can fit the same bust – they are “sister sizes” with the same cup volume. 36B and 34C are also “sister sizes “. In short: More bra sizes can fit your bust! See which bra sizes that have same cup volume in the bra sister size charts below. Remember: Different “bra sister sizes” can be used by the same woman …

## How to determine your sister bra size?

To determine your bra sister size, move your current “number” (band size) and “letter” (cup size) by one unit in opposite directions. For example, if your wear 34C, you can also it a 36B or a 32D.

## How to measure ribcage?

Exhale thoroughly, and wrap the measuring tape around your ribcage under your bust. The tape should be parallel to the ground. Round the measurement to the nearest whole number

## Do sister sizes work for all women?

Although sister sizes are not guaranteed to work for all women, as we have different bust contours and body build, they are guaranteed to offer a more convenient and practical alternative to many.

## What are the two major aspects of bra size?

The two major aspects of bra size are the band size and the cup size.

## What is bust size?

The bust size is the loose circumference measured around the chest over the fullest part of the breasts, while standing straight with arms to the side, and wearing a properly fitted bra. The band or frame size is the firm circumference, fitted not tightly, measured directly underneath the breasts.

## How to determine cup size?

The cup size can be calculated using the difference between bust size and band size. Refer to the table below.