Do you know how to find clothing that fits? What does a good fit mean? While everyone has a preference to how they like their clothes to fit — skintight or more oversized — here are a few tips for what constitutes a good fit for clothes.
YOU may think it only happens to the big breasted among us. The reality is the humble breast is made up of both fatty tissue and glands, all sitting pride of place over the pectoral muscles. While the quantity of fatty tissue determines the size of a gal's chest, it's the connective tissue and ligaments - known as the Cooper's ligaments - that gives boobs their shape.
To ensure that a finished garment will fit properly, it is important to take the following body measurements, so that you can determine what size you should make. It is always better to have someone else do the measuring. If that is not an option, you can measure a garment that fits you the way you want, and use these measurements as a guide.
For example, a study reported that descriptions of female bodies have historically been described in categories based on shapes, such as triangle, rectangle, diamond, oval, and hourglass. These are just a few of the different body types that you might hear about. You may find that your individual shape features characteristics from several of the different body types discussed below:. You probably have slim arms and a fairly defined waist.
Measuring is not as difficult as people think it is and if you follow a few simple rules it is pretty straightforward. Get someone to help. While it is technically possible to measure yourself it is not recommended.
It entails two important components, i. With this method, women should learn what is normal for them, so that they can recognise any changes immediately. Though scientists have concluded that breast self examination is not an effective method of reducing mortality from breast cancer and the vast majority of changes found during breast self-examination are not cancerous, in many countries it may be the only alternative and women should be encouraged to be aware of what is normal breast and recognize changes in their breast, size, shape, skin and nipples as soon as possible by self-examination once in a month or two basis.
If you have items in your shopping bag, please view shopping bag for further info. Step 2: Follow each of the measurement instructions, below, and write down the measurements in inches in the corresponding box on your printed pages. Allowances will be made by the tailor.
Anyone who has worn an ill-fitting bra or the wrong bra size knows that doing so can ruin an otherwise flawless outfit—or worse, an entire day. The breast pain and backaches that can come with large breasts are nothing to joke about. Bra size is notoriously fickle between different lingerie brands; a C-cup at one store can easily be a D-cup at another, and some bra sizes can grow and shrink especially in band size over the course of a day or between washings.