How to measure your bust

Discover the essential steps to accurately measure your bust for a perfect fit in tops, dresses, and more. Our comprehensive guide provides clear instructions, from gathering the necessary tools to finding the fullest part of your bust. Help your customers achieve a comfortable and confident look with precise measurements.

Welcome back to our size chart and measurement guide series! In this post, we’ll be focusing on how to measure your bust accurately. Properly measuring your bust is crucial for finding the right fit and ensuring comfort in tops, dresses, and other garments. So, let’s dive into the step-by-step process!

Step 1

Gather the necessary tools: To measure your bust, you’ll need a flexible measuring tape and a mirror (optional, but it can be helpful for self-measurements).

Step 2

Wear a well-fitting bra: To get the most accurate measurement, it’s essential to wear a bra that provides adequate support and fits you well.

Step 3

Stand in a relaxed posture: Stand up straight with your shoulders relaxed and your arms resting at your sides. This posture will help you achieve consistent and accurate measurements.

Step 4

Locate the fullest part of your bust: Using the mirror or your fingers, find the fullest part of your bust. This is usually where your nipples are, but it may vary from person to person.

Step 5

Wrap the measuring tape around your bust: Position the measuring tape around your back and across the fullest part of your bust. Ensure that the tape is parallel to the floor and not too tight. It should be snug enough to stay in place but not compress your breasts.

Step 6

Read the measurement: Look straight ahead into the mirror or ask someone for assistance to read the measurement on the tape. Take note of the number where the tape overlaps itself. This number represents your bust measurement.

Step 7

Double-check and record: To ensure accuracy, repeat the measurement two or three times. Write down the average of these measurements for your reference.

Step 8

Match your measurement with the size chart: Now that you have your bust measurement, refer to the size chart provided by the store. Find the corresponding size based on your measurement. Remember that different brands may have slight variations in their sizing, so always check the specific brand’s size chart.


Congratulations on successfully measuring your bust for the perfect fit! Accurate measurements are essential for finding clothing that fits you comfortably and enhances your confidence. By following this comprehensive guide, you can confidently select the right size and enjoy a wardrobe that flatters your figure. If you have any further questions or need assistance, our support team is here to help. Happy shopping!