Have you wondered why your sports bra just doesn’t feel quite right? Even though you’re so sure that it’s 34B cup. That’s because our breasts come in all kinds of shapes too! Your sports bra shopping will be a lot easier (save the guessing time) if you know how to also match your breast shape to find the right sports bra.
There are 9 types of breast shapes exist in this world. Aren’t you curious about which one is yours?
At the end of the article, you’ll figure out which breast shape are you along with some recommendations to hunt the most fitting sports bra. Have fun getting to know your breast friend!
For this type, the breast hangs downward and comes with lax tissue. The nipples also sit lower where they may or may not point downward too.
Suggestion for sports bra - Choose a padded or underwired sports bra for additional support. Be selective with the widened band and thick straps that can lift your breast comfortably.
The breasts are generally larger and fuller next to the east-west, with nipples centred on the front. There’s also a wider gap between the breasts so chances are that you have difficulties having cleavage.
Suggestions for sports bra– Cup padding sports bra can bring your breast tissue to the front while a widened band support on the side (underarm) works best to provide you a secure fit too.
It’s very common to have one breast smaller than the other. The cup difference between the uneven breasts is usually one size or less.
Suggestions for sports bra - Avoid underwired or encapsulation sports bras because of their sculpted construction to fit each breast. A compression sports bra with removable pads would work best for you because of the elasticity and you can gather your breast around to fit comfortably without gaping.
Rule of thumb - Fit in your larger breast over the smaller breast.
They are generally muscular and wider with little tissue. No, you don’t have to do any intense workout to have athletic breasts.
Suggestions for sports bra - A compression sports bra will fit this shape nicely because of its wireless construction and great support for ladies with lesser breast tissues.
The type of sports bra you should avoid is underwired sports bra because it is typically sculpted to fit standard breasts, which is slimmer than this category. You’ll feel uncomfortable and the breasts will not sit right.
The breasts are circular, the same as round breasts but they are fuller on the bottom than on the top. Their nipples are likely to be facing upward or at the middle. Any style of sports bra can fit this shape.
Suggestions for sports bra – Any style of sports bra can generally fit this shape. However, if your breasts are larger, choose encapsulated or underwired sports bra to provide full support at the bottom of your breasts.
In short, always remember to combine your bra size and breast shape knowledge to find the right fitting sports bra. A good sports bra can make you feel your most comfortable self and confidence. With a diverse collection of styles online, we’re here to help!