Tales From BRABAR Studio:  Finding the Best Strapless and Everyday Bras Bras for Teens and Tweens 28-30 Bands - BRABAR

Tales From BRABAR Studio: Finding the Best Strapless and Everyday Bras Bras for Teens and Tweens 28-30 Bands

Tales From BRABAR Studio:  Finding the Best Strapless and Everyday Bras Bras for Teens and Tweens 28-30 Bands


Band Sizes 28 and 30 are very difficult to find, especially for teen and preteen girls looking for their first selection of bras.  Bras do not need to be a mystifying endeavor set out to confuse girls and women alike.


The key to finding the perfect bra for you is having the correct fit.  


Bra sizes are very simple when broken down to the core elements.  You need your Band Size and overbust Measurement, and once you have those, you subtract them to get your Bra Size.  To get your band size, you need to measure your underbust.  The underbust is where the band usually is and when you measure or get measured, the measuring tape should be snug around the ribcage.  Always round to the even whole number to get your Band Size from the rib cage measurement.  To get your overbust measurement, you need to measure the fullest part of the breasts, keeping the measuring tape parallel to the floor.


The difference between the Band Size and the Overbust is the constant.  Each inch is a cup size:  1 inch = A-cup, 2 inches = B-cup, 3 inches = C-cup, 4 inches = D-cup, 5 inches = DD/E-cup, 6 inches = DDD/F-cup.  


At the BRABAR Studio, many teens and tweens came in looking for strapless bras and everyday bralettes.  A teenager brought in by her mother wanted a strapless bra, but her mother also wanted her to try the everyday options too.  


I measured the teenager first before she picked out bras to try.  She measured a 27-inch underbust.  We round up to the nearest even whole number to get the band size.  Her band size was 28.  Her overbust measurement was 32 inches.  We subtracted the 28 Band from the 32 Overbust to get the Cup Size.  Each inch is a cup size.  The difference between 32 overbust and 28 band is 4 inches.  A 4-inch difference is always a consistent D-Cup.  Her Bra Size was 28D.


Everyone’s cup size looks different.  A 28D bra size, which is what the teenager was, looks very different than a 38D bra size because the Band Size and the Overbust Measurements are the changing factors.  The difference between the Band Size and the Overbust Measurement is the constant factor.  A 1-inch difference is always A-Cup, 2-inch is always B-Cup, 3-inch is always C-Cup, 4-inch is always D-Cup, 5-inch is always DD/E-Cup, and 6-inch is always DDD/F-Cup.


Her mother wanted her to try many bras on to be certain about her choices.  These were the ones she tried on:


-The BRABAR Strapless Bra Top - The Strapless Bra comes in two colors, Black and Mushroom.  It is a long-line bra with a soft, smooth design.  The Strapless Bra comes with removable pads.  The Strapless Bra works with strapless, off-shoulder, one-shoulder, and halter outfits.


-The Everyday Bra - The Everyday Bra is a perfect all-day, comfortable bra with adjustable shoulder straps and a three-prong back closure.  Coming with contouring removable pads, the Everyday Bra is a perfect option for someone looking to try wireless but unsure.  This bra comes in three colors, Black, Mushroom, and Natural Gray.


-The Soft Day Bra - The Soft Day Bra is the bestseller of all the bras at BRABAR.  Like the Everyday Bra, the Soft Day Bra is an all-day, comfortable everyday option.  The Soft Day Bra has adjustable bra straps, a three-prong back closure, removable pads, and a seamless design.  The Soft Day Bra now comes in multiple colors, including Black, White, Ballet Pink, Coffee, Victoria Blue, Autumn Maple, Sparkling Grape, and Ash.


-The Soft Cami Bra Top - The Soft Cami Bra Top is a fan-favorite, cozy, all-around, and supportive bra top. Seamless and unlined with a double layer, the Soft Cami Bra Top is a marvelous wire-free bra top.  This Soft Cami Bra Top is a great starter teen and preteen bralette. Super soft, The Soft Cami Bra top has adjustable straps.  The Soft Cami now comes in the following colors:  Black, White, Mushroom, Della Robbia Blue, Fuschia Rose, Orchid Pink, Black/White, Ash, Sparkling Grape, Chocolate Brown, and Victoria Blue. The Soft Cami is one of my top choices to act as a sports bralette because it can also double as an everyday bralette.


-The Soft Crop Multiway Convertible Bra Top - The Soft Crop Multiway Convertible Bra Top is a soft bra top that comes in Black, White, and Ash.  Our Soft Crop Multiway Convertible Bra Top is ultra-modifiable and comfortable, offering endless styling options. You can wear it as a backless halter bra, create a criss-cross style, or use the fully adjustable cami straps to achieve your perfect fit.  With some adjustment, it can also be worn as a casual strapless bra. The Soft Crop is a great choice to use as a medium-impact sports bralette and as an everyday bralette.

-Soft V Crop Bralette - The comfortable and cozy Soft V Crop Bralette is extra soft and great to use as an everyday bralette.  It is easy to pull over the head or easy to step into for your convenience.  The Soft V Crop also has thicker straps for additional comfort on the shoulders. As it is made with a special blend of materials, the Soft V Crop Bralette keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter, while retaining the stretchiness and shape.  Size down for firmer support.

-Soft V Laceback Bralette - The Soft V Laceback Bralette is a reversible, comfortable bralette.   Adding a pretty touch to your daily wardrobe, the Soft V Laceback Bra Top is perfect for everyday use.  The lace is super soft to the touch and provides both support and style. The beautiful lace is nice enough even to show with open-back or backless tops.  It now comes in nine great colors:  Black, Ash, Asphalt, Chive, Faded Denim, Pale Mauve, Victoria Blue, Fuschia Rose, and Chocolate Brown!

-HUG Lace Halter Bralette - HUG Lace Halter Bralette is a gorgeous lace halter bralette that combines lacy details with everyday coziness and all-around support. The Lace Halter Bralette is a perfect option for a teen or tween girl's everyday activities or as a medium-impact sports bra. In addition, the Lace Hatler Bralette can be worn on its own, or shown off a little with particular outfit tops.


After trying on all the options that BRABAR has to offer for Bra Size 28D, the teen girl picked out the Everyday Bra, the Soft Strapless Bra Top, and the Soft Day Bra.  All are incredible choices and perfect for a teenager’s wardrobe.


Finding that perfect fit always starts with finding the correct bra size!




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