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    So I have an unusual bra size on account of being petite :lol: I have a small band size (28) which most stores don't carry, as well as being a DD.

    Ladies, where's a good place to buy bras in this size? I usually tend to go to Bravissimo, but they're about £30 for one bra, which I can afford but it's still on the pricey side TBH

    Is Boux Avenue any good? There's one nearby
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    (Original post by Morrisseya)
    So I have an unusual bra size on account of being petite :lol: I have a small band size (28) which most stores don't carry, as well as being a DD.

    Ladies, where's a good place to buy bras in this size? I usually tend to go to Bravissimo, but they're about £30 for one bra, which I can afford but it's still on the pricey side TBH

    Is Boux Avenue any good? There's one nearby
    I'm no lady, mind me. Have you considered getting your bras custom made? I'd definitely recommend M&S as they do have a selection range, bravissimo is probably your best bet though.
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    (Original post by Black Cat)
    I'm no lady, mind me. Have you considered getting your bras custom made? I'd definitely recommend M&S as they do have a selection range, bravissimo is probably your best bet though.
    Thanks Where can you get them custom made? I might do that if it's cheaper.

    I've heard M & S are bad for bras as they always tend to wear out (found it to be true as well, and I'm not sure if even they go below a 30 or 32). Yep, Bravissimo is good, but leaves me spending £100s on bras which I'd rather not do haha. Maybe I should just make more ££ instead
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    (Original post by Morrisseya)
    Thanks Where can you get them custom made? I might do that if it's cheaper.

    I've heard M & S are bad for bras as they always tend to wear out (found it to be true as well, and I'm not sure if even they go below a 30 or 32). Yep, Bravissimo is good, but leaves me spending £100s on bras which I'd rather not do haha. Maybe I should just make more ££ instead
    If you're looking for cheap budget custom bras then you'd probably have to search on Ebay, most tailors charge quite a lot. You can try "Rigby and Peller" though.
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    (Original post by Black Cat)
    If you're looking for cheap budget custom bras then you'd probably have to search on Ebay, most tailors charge quite a lot. You can try "Rigby and Peller" though.
    Thanks, I'll give them a try
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    I guess Essexers know a lot about bras whatever their genders.
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    I work for a lingerie shop and a 28DD can be a 30D. They're called sister sizes, if you check boux avenue site it tells you about it. Try one on and see how you like it. Plus it'll be much easier to find a bra in this size


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    (Original post by Morrisseya)
    So I have an unusual bra size on account of being petite :lol: I have a small band size (28) which most stores don't carry, as well as being a DD.

    Ladies, where's a good place to buy bras in this size? I usually tend to go to Bravissimo, but they're about £30 for one bra, which I can afford but it's still on the pricey side TBH

    Is Boux Avenue any good? There's one nearby
    do you have a boyfriend, by any chance? :flutter:
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    (Original post by RC5496)
    I work for a lingerie shop and a 28DD can be a 30D. They're called sister sizes, if you check boux avenue site it tells you about it. Try one on and see how you like it. Plus it'll be much easier to find a bra in this size
    Thanks Won't they have a different band/cup size, though, so sit slightly differently?
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    (Original post by RC5496)
    I work for a lingerie shop and a 28DD can be a 30D. They're called sister sizes, if you check boux avenue site it tells you about it. Try one on and see how you like it. Plus it'll be much easier to find a bra in this size


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    Do you know where on the boux avenue site to look? I'm also an awkward size and hate buying really expensive ones from M & S
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    I share your pain. I tend to wear a 30H and have to do all my shopping online. The main issue is the ****ing ridiculous prices -- £30-40 per bra?? Nooo thank you.

    Personally, I would recommend Debenhams. I recently managed to get 3 bras from their online store at £6-7 each (!!!!); I just checked and it seems they're still selling them for as low as £8.50. Some ebay stores have decent deals too, if you search for a specific brand (I tend to go Freya).

    Hope this helps.

    edit: also, i found what the other person said about 'sister sizes' is true. If you go down 1 back size, go up 1 cup size to compensate. I don't really notice any difference between wearing a 30H and a 32GG.
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    The main brand I would look at is Freya, they do some really nice bras and matching sets. I know Debenhams and JoHn Lewis both stock it.

    http://www.freyalingerie.com/lingerie/latest-collections.aspx


    http://www.figleaves.com/uk/

    http://www.johnlewis.com/women/linge...26/pg-view-all
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    (Original post by tinkerbell_xxx)
    Do you know where on the boux avenue site to look? I'm also an awkward size and hate buying really expensive ones from M & S
    If you google "boux avenue sister sizes" the first link is boux avenue 'word press' page all about lady. It has a description and a tableName:  ImageUploadedByStudent Room1417903466.806086.jpg
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    (Original post by RC5496)
    If you google "boux avenue sister sizes" the first link is boux avenue 'word press' page all about lady. It has a description and a tableName:  ImageUploadedByStudent Room1417903466.806086.jpg
Views: 657
Size:  22.6 KB


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    Thank you so much
    That blog was pretty helpful but my size wasn't on the chart. I found a different chart but I wouldn't say I agree with it (on me)
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    (Original post by tinkerbell_xxx)
    Thank you so much
    That blog was pretty helpful but my size wasn't on the chart. I found a different chart but I wouldn't say I agree with it (on me)
    No problem, just try a few on or ask one of the girls in the shop. That's what they're there for. Hopefully you find a more common size that suits. Couldn't imagine having to pay the ridiculous prices for uncommon sizes


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