The average bra size in the UK

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Every woman and girl is different. Sure we are. Women’s breasts have unique shapes and sizes. No wonder there are over 100 different bra sizes.


What is the average cup size in the UK?

Breasts come in all shapes and sizes, it’s what’s nature is all about.

Maybe you are happy with your breasts, maybe reasonably happy, or maybe not so at all…


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The average bra size of women in the UK is 36D. Something like that. Research has been done on this.

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Small is beautiful (and big is too)

You can calculate an average, but that’s that. Comes in handy for lingerie manufacturers who want figures for their business.


Why do we want to know the average size?

In our country and culture, it is very normal to compare our body proportions with that of others. And, also because of media, we unconsciously are conditioned.

It actually can give stress to women and girls in the way they think of their own body and breasts.

I say it once more.



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Better LOVE them and dress them to the best!

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That’s how beautifully different we are!
  • cup D may belong to a grown-up woman but also to a girl turning 16
  • cup AA may be the bra size of a young girl, but can also be the bra size of a grown-up woman
  • sometimes breast grow bigger, sometimes they do not

I developed a bra calculator for sizes AAA up to cup O. My mission is to invite as many as possible to get their size right. And become a real bra lover!

  • the calculator invites you to check your size regurarly if needed
  • to play around a bit with the measurements
  • that’s because you’ll see what size (or sizes!) may fit you


How do we feel about our breasts?

The photographer Laura Dodworth published a book in 2014. It is about the stories of a hundred women on how they feel about their breasts.

The women vary in age from 19 to 101 and tell with courage and humor stories about their breasts and lives. Breast size varies from AAA to K cup. Their interests and lives differ from a Buddhist non and a belly dancer. See the book on Amazon.co.uk


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Check your size in my bra calculator
of visit M&S for advise and size chart

measure tape bra size uk

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UK | US | CA | IE | ES | FR | AU
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