Wednesday, February 6, 2013

TEEN WEEK DAY 6: BOOBS, BRAS & Better Business

 Hello Gorgeous!
Today is day 6 of TEEN WEEK 2013 and we are tackling the subject of your boobs, your bra and what is considered 'business' dress. Right now-your business is going to school and possibly interviewing and working.
There are a few parts to this post and each one is important: 1) when is cleavage appropriate 2)how to get fitted for a bra 3) the free giveaway 4)time to rock! Let's get started:

In Phoenix Arizona I have served several years as a judge for the high school DECA competitions. I love to hear the business and marketing plans the teens have created. I am also stunned by how many young girls walk into a state level competition wearing low cut blouses, with push up bras and boobs wagging.

Forget the short hemline-myself and the male judges turn our heads to avoid seeing the competitor's breasts. This is not one girl I'm talking about-it's many.  How am I suppose to see and hear her work when her skimpy attire is screaming? My heart breaks at the thought that no one took the time to teach this girl my motto :
"you never get a second chance to make a first impression-so make the first count!"
 Here is a photo of what is considered good for work, business, interviews and meeting a moment with respect intact! The second photo is what not to wear!

Appropriate dress for interviews, work and in some cases school,

Woman Kicked Off Plane Not appropriate ever-in any situation!

Now, let's talk about starting to wear a bra, needing to find the right fit (you should get fitted yearly!) and which bra is right for you. Below is some information I got from the website "First Bra for Teens"-and it's really worth a click over to read the article in it's entirety and see the photo samples of bras available.

Find Out Your Bra Size

Before choosing your first bra, make sure that you know your correct size. Frequent bra fittings are important during your teen years, when your body is growing, especially if your bra starts fitting in a weird or painful way.
You might feel shy about your growing breasts and not want other people talking about them, looking at them, and measuring them. But it's wise to get measured so to find out your correct bra size.
You can get a professional fitter at a store to help you, or you can do it yourself at home. Keep in mind, the measurement you come up with is a just rough idea. Every body is a little different, so you'll need to try on lots of bras to find the perfect fit for you.
Here's how:
  • Step 1: Run a soft tape measure at the narrowest point just under your breasts, all the way around your back and rib cage. The tape measure should rest flat on your skin and lie straight across your back - not so tight that it digs in, but not so loose that it sags down in back.
    Make a note of this measurement. (Round up if the number is uneven.) That's your band size.
  • Step 2: To measure cup size, take the tape measure around your body across the fullest part of your breasts. Write this number down and subtract your band size measurement from it. The difference between the numbers will tell you your cup size. If the difference between the two numbers is less than 1 inch, your cup size is AA. If the difference is 1 inch, your cup size is A; 2 inches, you're a B; 3 inches you're a C, and so on.
Put the number and letter together, and that's your bra size range. For example, if your cup measurement was 33 and your chest measurement was 32, that's a 1-inch difference. Your bra size will be 32A or close to 32A.
Keep in mind, most bras have adjustable hooks and eyes, so you can adjust the tightness. A new bra should fasten on the loosest set of hooks so that you can adjust it as a bra stretches out or as you grow and develop.
Fitting yourself can seem a little complicated, so we made some easy fit guides with you in mind. We also have helpful, friendly customer service reps who can help you fit yourself from over the phone at 1.866.352.4494.
  • Step 3: Be sure to try on lots and lots of different bras, in different styles and variations of sizes. Sister sizes are equivalent sizes with either larger or smaller cups/bands. It's great to try a sister size if a bra fits pretty well but is maybe a little bit off. For example, if you're trying a 34C and it's a little bit too big in the band, you can try a 32D, one of the sister sizes. This is a good guideline to find the exact right fit!

Here is another link to find teen bra choices:,bras,794,001,10.html


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