- Fit advice
Welcome to our fit advice blog, where we'll guide you through the world of lingerie and swimwear to help you find the perfect fit. From straps that won't stay put to underwire poking, we'll provide you with solutions to common fit problems. We'll also take you through the six steps to finding the right bra size, explain sister sizes, and explore the different types of bikinis and swimsuits available. Join us as we explore the world of fit in lingerie and swimwear, and find the confidence that comes with finding the perfect fit for you.
Underwire poke: Cause and solution
Marie Jo bras fit like a dream, feel wonderfully soft, and are oh-so comfortable. If you suffer from painful underwire poke, you could be wearing the wrong bra size. You're not alone! Research has shown that eight out of ten women . The good news is that most fit issues are obvious the second you try on a bra, which makes it an easy problem to solve.
The difference between French, American, and European bra sizes
Marie Jo’s high-quality lingerie makes all women shine. The only condition: wearing the right bra size. Most bra labels contain three different sizes: EU, US, and FR. These abbreviations stand for European, American, and French bra sizes. What's the difference? How do you calculate your American size? Which size system should you use? Our Marie Jo lingerie stylists explain.
Do you know your sister sizes?
That’s right, every bra size has two sister sizes. Do you know yours? And do you know why they’re so important? More importantly: Do you know how to determine your sister sizes? Sister sizes come in handy when your ideal bra size isn’t available or when a new style doesn’t fit as well as you're used to. Discover your sister sizes and find a bra that always fits like a dream.
Asymmetrical breasts are perfectly normal
Do you have asymmetrical breasts? Don’t worry, this is completely normal! In fact, perfectly symmetrical breasts don't exist. However, the difference is more noticeable for some women than for others. If you have trouble finding a bra to fit your breasts, Marie Jo has the ideal solution. Marie Jo designs unique lingerie for all women and all occasions.
Say goodbye to straps that won’t stay put
Will your straps not stay put? Are you constantly reaching under your shirt to readjust your bra straps? In addition to being bothersome, this bra woe can lead to neck and back problems in the long run – especially if you have larger breasts. Fortunately, the solution is simple. With the clever tips from our Marie Jo lingerie stylists, you can say goodbye to straps that won’t stay put.