How To Fit And Wear
Your Custom Fitted Bra Properly
Achieve Support and
The breast tissue belongs UP FRONT, NOT under your arms
Fitted Bras are available in various
Brands, several Styles & over 300 sizes
Achieve Fit and Support of the larger bust,
or Natural Enhancement of the Smaller
most body types find one or more ot the CF
Bras, to be the solution to their Bra needs:
Ultimate Fit and Support.
Determining the Best Brand, Style and
using the trial and analysis method:
Determine Starting band and cup size
determine the starting size in the fitting process,
take three measurements.
BAND SIZE for the Cameo Style Bras.
Measure (in inches) around the rib cage, UNDER the bust IF
ODD ADD 1 for band size
Measure (bust) around the body, at the Apex of the breast, calculate (D)
to get the cup size.
BAND SIZE for the Figurette and Jeunique styles
Measure around ABOVE the bust IF ODD subtract 1
or more for band size.
SIZE NAME : The "Name" of the actual physical
cup size, differs by Band Size and Brand. The Shape of the cups and cup
spacing, differs by brand. (See the cup computer below)
B measurement minus A measurement: is used to calculate the
approximate Cup Name for the Cameo Style Bra.
B minus C is used to calculate the approximate Cup Name for
the Figurette and
Jeunique Style Bra
Calculate Cup Size: If the Difference is: 2=B; 3=C;
Measurements alone, can only give an approximate starting
point for fitting.
No matter which measuring method is chosen, it
is only to determine a starting size. Plus - Three
with identical measurements can require three different sizes for a
When trying on sizes, during the trial and analysis fitting method, use the cup computer for reference.
Like a road
map, the cup computer shows a
relationship between the physical cup sizes, and names, relative
to the different band sizes.
All cup names in the same column, for all band sizes, are the same physical size.
In the Cameo Style, the
relationship is exact, in the other brands, only approximate.
1. Unhook and adjust,
lengthen or shorten (keep Loose), the shoulder straps.
Unhook the cup from
the bottom of the shoulder straps. Some hook others snap.
2. Lean forward, as far as you
can lean comfortably.
Put arms through
the shoulder straps.
Place the bottom
band of the bra, high under the bust, on the rib cage.
Lean forward to
allow gravity to assist the entire breast tissue to
enter the support
3. Stand up and, From the side
start lowering the
bottom band toward the back.
Center the bra
and lift the V of the bra up to the breastbone.
This will gain
complete cup coverage. Adjust the straps.
larger cup sizes, it may NOT be comfortable worn up to the breast bone.
Be sure to,
hook your bra LOW in back, below the shoulder blades.
use the center hooks, the Custom Fitted Bra is designed to fit Snugly.
Lift "V" of bra up to breast bone
Lean forward with cups dropped down
Hook Bra in back
| Adjust Tissue
Placement, into cup,
4. With the cups down, lean
forward once more.
Reach into the
side opening of the "Left Support Triangle" with your right hand.
hold the "Side Holding Point" firmly with the left hand.
the breast tissue UP and forward,
Side Holding Point DOWN so the band of the bra
lies flat on
the body against the rib cage
under the breast.
the other hand for the right side,
rising, Pull both
cups UP simultaneously and
cups to the hook at the base of the shoulder straps.
Lift breast tissue
UP into the cup.
Smooth Support Collar,
Band high on rib cage
5. Lean forward again to readjust
the shoulder straps for position and comfort.
It is easier to
adjust the shoulder straps while leaning forward.
6. Now, while still bending
over, hold the bra in the middle, gently rotate
the bra in a
circular motion to allow the bust
to settle into the support triangle.
If this unseats
some of the tissue which has been pulled forward,
you may reach
through the support triangle and encourage the under arm
the cup. You may need to do this several times a day until
the tissue is
trained to go forward where it belongs.
tissue, which has been forced
behind the bra and under the arms, from years of wearing ill fitting
bras, can be trained to return to "normal" position. Over time, this process
can retrain the breast tissue to come forward. The "patented
support system" of the Custom Fitted Bra, will help keep this tissue in
Bring side tissue
into cup -
do several times a day
to train tissue forward
7. Now Check The Fit
Band, Cup, location of straps in back and psition of breasts in cup,
A. The Bottom Band of
bra should be resting on the rib cage, high under the bust, and the
Support Collar/Bandarin should be smooth.
B. The Lace cups should fit smoothly
with a minimum of wrinkles
Small amount of puckering can
disappear after laundering.
C. If the breasts appear to be too
far apart for the bra, change to a different style entirely.
A small amount of difference can
disappear after laundering.
D. The Bra should be positioned
low in the back, high in the front. If the bra does not feel
comfortable, or look just right, start over again, with a new size or
style, if necessary.
Adjust straps to final setting
|FITTING NOTES: When trying to select
a size and style, from different sizes and styles of bras...
each trial bra by style # and size. Note
the fit by Band, Cup and Cup locations.
Different styles are sized
differently and each style is shaped differently in both the band and
Describe the fit For Each Bra You try on - first in the band and
tight And By How much , or just right,
large, And By How much , or just right,
Cup spacing breasts too wide or too
close together for the trial bra. Brands to choose if the breast
is noticeably too far apart for the cups: Jeunique,
Figurette, Sculptress, and Supreme. In that order.
Strap spacing For most body types, Straps will be
too far apart on a
bra which is too small. Straps too far apart will be very
determine a correct cup size for the next one or two larger band sizes, insert an extender. The extender
will cause the straps to become farther apart in the back, it is only
to get an idea of what size cup will be a good fit.
Extenders should be used for fitting purposes only. Don't
wear a bra with an extender, unless the extender causes the straps to
locate in the correct position, straight down from the shoulder to the
Computer as a guide, select the next size Band or Cup,
according to the
results of each analysis.
Note: Each cup (regardless
of the cup "name") in the same column, on
cup computer, is the same physical size. ( identical for all of
the Cameo bras, and only
approximate for the Figurette, Jeunique, PennyRich and
from step 1, until a good fit is achieved.
When the tissue
under the arm is included in the cup, the band can become
looser. When a bra with a smaller band does not a achieve an
appropriate fit, adjustment by a seamstress may be necessary.
When training the breast tissue to come forward, it
is important to re-fit the bra, several times a day and gently, massage the
area toward the apex every night.
Don't wear your bras two days in a row.
WIth three or more bras, you can cycle over 3, 4 or even 7 days before
a second wearing. It is really best to launder the bras after every first or second wearing.
Don't use Woolite on
your Bras, or any garment containg elastic.
It appears that Woolite is very hard on elastic.
- Use a gentle, Cold Water lingerie
wash, available from your custom fitted bra consultant After each wearing.
To extend the life of the fabric and
colors of all delicate
garments, not to mention the comfort of your
skin. I recommend using a delicate, cold water wash
Your Custom Fitted Bras will last longer, and retain their strength and
beauty longer, if
hand washed with a gentle lingerie
wash, after each
wearing. If daily washing is
impossible, air each bra for a day
next wearing. Hand washing with a gentle lingerie
wash, after each wearing,
is recommended, for most fine
Do not use heavy duty
laundry detergents for delicate, intimate garments. Apart from causing the fabric to deteriorate, the residue of the Heavy Duty detergent can
be irritating to sensitive skin. Extend the life of your fine
lingerie, and protect your skin, by using a quality Cold Water Wash" without
"enzyme action" for Fine
Your Custom Fitted Bra consultant can recommend
A cold water wash concentrate, which will be your life insurance for your bra wardwrobe
Bras with bones and under wires,
should never be laundered in
the automatic washer, NOT ot even on gentle cycle.
The Custom-Fitted Bras such as those by Brantly/Cameo & Figurette and Jeunique do not have
bones or under wires.
Rinse all undergarments thoroughly. Do
not wring bras. Roll into a heavy towel, and Always hang to
your Bras, or any garment containg elastic, in the automatic
With these simple care instructions, you'll find that your favorite Lingerie
can withstand longer wear. And with the money you'll save on not buying replacements,
you can invest in a wardrobe of these quality custom fitted bras,
knowing you will get the most out of each item.