A 36 bra size corresponds to an underbust measurement of approximately 91-92 centimeters. In the world of lingerie, bra sizes are typically determined by taking two measurements: the band size (which is the number in a bra size, such as 36) and the cup size (which is the letter in a bra size, such as B or C). The band size refers to the measurement around your ribcage, just underneath your bust. This can be measured in inches and then converted to centimeters for a more precise fit. The general conversion from inches to centimeters is 1 inch equals 2.54 centimeters.
Many people have misconceptions about how bra sizes are actually calculated, often thinking that a larger number automatically means a larger bust size. However, this is not necessarily true because the cup size also plays into determining the overall fit of a bra. It’s important to understand that while a 36 band does correspond to an average underbust measurement of around 91-92 centimeters, this doesn’t directly correlate to cup size – which determines how much space there is for breast tissue.
A less-known fact about bras is that they actually come in various shapes and styles beyond just different sizes. Different types of bras serve different purposes – from everyday comfort and support to special occasion wear or athletic activity. Knowing about these variations can help you choose the right type of bra for your needs and lifestyle.
Now that you know how band sizes in bras are measured and what they mean in terms of actual measurements like centimeters, I recommend considering professional fitting advice before purchasing your next bra. Getting fitted by an expert can ensure you find the perfect fit for both comfort and support.
Remember: finding the right fit will uplift not only your breasts but also your spirits.
|Band Size (36)
|Underbust Measurement (cm)