Band sizing in Europe and Japan EU does not correspond to underbust circumference, but one add 4 or 5 inches to her measurement, instead of taking the raw number.
Stand with your arms resting by your side and ideally get someone else to measure you around your body, directly below the bust. Make sure the tape is right under your breasts, is straight all the way around and is as tight as possible.
This is how the underband of the bra will fit, so the tape should be tight, but not uncomfortable. It's best to do this measurement while you're not wearing a bra, or you can do it wearing one, just be careful not to sit the tape over your bra or underwire.
Measure around the fullest part of your bust usually over the nipple. This is best done while you're wearing a bra. Hold the tape gently so that the tape is resting lightly on your body. Make sure that the tape measure is straight across your back, and sits parallel to the floor. It's important to find a bra that is well constructed, and the right size for you. A bra that doesn't fit or is poorly made can cause shoulder, neck and back tension, sagging breasts, and uncomfortable bulges around your breasts and upper arms and even where it fits across your back.
You can do your own measurements with or without a bra on. It's easier to get the underbust measurement if you have a friend to help. Doing this will help you find the perfect bra fit for your body. Use the calculator above to find your bra size for Australian bras; now you are ready to shop from one of the many BERLEI bras in your size!
You can now shop across all these brands, add them to your bag, checkout once, and receive your order in one convenient delivery. Shipping for these brands is only available to an Australian or New Zealand address. Band sizes typically begin at 28 and increase in increments of two, yielding the bra sizes of 26, 28, 30, 32, etc. Cup sizes generally start at AA, indicating 0 inches of difference between bust and band measurements.
From there, with every one inch increase in the bust-to-band difference increasing the cup one size. The US also uses the band sizes that directly correspond to chest circumference, using inches, as well as the one inch method for cup sizes. However, US cup sizes are labelled using different letters. As this chart continues, up to a 16 inch difference can be found.
Band sizing in Europe and Japan EU does not correspond to underbust circumference, but one add 4 or 5 inches to her measurement, instead of taking the raw number. Thus, to find one's correct EU band size, a rough rule to follow is to round the underbust measurement to the nearest 5 as band sizes increase in multiples of 5 centimeters, such as 55, 60, 65, 70, etc.
Cups increase by 2 centimeters for every band size, instead of the one inch 2. The Japanese labeling system differs only from Europe's in that cup size is listed before band size, such as "B70" instead of "70B". Just like with other sizing systems, the number indicating band size and the number the bra actually stretches to can vary between brands.
If you're looking to try a new brand online, it's always best to look for reviews on bra blogs and places like Bratabase and A Bra That Fits before purchasing. The bra sizing method of Australia and New Zealand AUS most often uses cup size increases of 2cm as seen in manufacturers sizing charts such as Bendon  , Bonds  and Pleasure State .
Band size is measured by dress size instead of underbust. These AUS dress sizes are only based on women with B and C cups, leading to inaccuracy if one chooses a bra based solely on dress size.
59 rows · International Size Conversion Guide Different sizing used across the globe can be confusing! Use our handy size conversion chart to convert any bra size into your Australian size. Bra Size Converter: AU Bra Size to US, UK, EU, FR, IT Bra Sizes: Let us help you convert UK Bra Sizes to other Bra Sizing Systems. This is useful if you are planning to shop bras on the internet (you can actually save a lot of money!), or if you are going to USA, France, Italy or another country. To determine your bra size (and to find the perfect fitting bra), it is very important that you measure your body carefully. You need to measure both bust size (over bust) and band size (under bust).