Sizing Guide


All our pieces are handmade in our Brighton studio, which is located on the shop floor of our Seven Dial’s boutique. If you have any questions regarding our sizing or you wish to discuss custom sizing please email us at info@aytengasson.com

How to measure yourself for our lingerie:

  • Bust measurement – measure around the fullest part of your bust and straight across the back, keeping the tape measure
  • Underbust measurement – measure around your rib cage under your bust where your bra band would normally sit
  • Waist measurement – measure around your natural waistline
  • Hip measurement – measure around the widest part of your hips
Ayten Gasson Lingerie Studio

 

SOFT BRAS

All soft cup bras come with hook and eye fastening with two rows of hooks for adjustability. These rows are spaced ¾ “ apart. Our triangle style bras have a very stretchy band and a swan hook fastening at the front. 

 

Small

Medium

Large

Underbust Measurement

28 -30”

30-32”

32-34”

Bust Measurement

32-34”

35-37”

38-40”

UK Clothing Size 6 - 8  10 - 12 14 - 16

 

UNDERWIRE BRAS

How to measure yourself for our underwire bras:

There are two main ways to measure yourself for an underwire bra

  • The traditional method that adds 4 or 5 inches to your underbust measurement
  • The modern method that uses your actual underbust measurement

Because I have been in the industry since the age of 18 – working in a lingerie shop on London’s Oxford Street in my late teens and then launching Ayten Gasson at the age of 25 - I have only ever used the traditional method to obtain a bra size. But I have tried to make this process as easy as possible and have put together a two-step guide and a table to help you find the right size for you.  

  1. Measure your rib cage in inches just under your bust. This is your underbust measurement.  The chart below will help you find your band size

    Your Underbust Measurement Band Size 

    27 -28 inches

    32

    29 -30 inches

    34

    31 -32 inches

    36

    33 -34 inches

    38

     

  2. Measure the fullest part of your bust. If your bust measurement is the same as your band size (not your underbust measurement)  then your cup size is AA. If there is a 1in difference you are a A. 2ins means you're a B. 3ins means you're a C and so on. Here is a handy guide to finding your cup size

Difference

0”

1”

2”

3”

4”

5”

Cup Size

AA

A

B

C

D

DD


As a small independent label we cannot offer a wider range of sizes. Also, the silk and laces we use can only support up to a D cup. But please do get in touch if you have any requests, as we always do our best to help our customers and can also recommend a range of independent designers who specialize in petite or larger sizes. Our underwire bras are available in band size 32 to 36 - and cup size B to D.

We have a handy guide to finding the perfect fit on our blog here:
 https://www.aytengasson.com/blogs/news/how-to-measure-for-a-bra

 

Ayten Gasson Silk Knickers


UNDERWEAR

Our classic knickers, tap pants and French knickers all sit on the hips, so your waist measurement is not needed. Our high waisted knickers sit on the waist, so this measurement would be needed.

 

Small

Medium

Large

Hip Measurement

32-35”

36-39”

40-43”

Waist Measurement

25-27”

28-31”

32-35”

UK Clothing Size 6 - 8 10 - 12 14 - 16

 

TEDDIES & PLAYSUITS

We are often asked the difference between a teddy and a playsuit. Our teddies and playsuits are both bias cut – meaning the fabric is cut on a 45 degree angle to the straight grain so the fabric drapes beautifully against the curves of the body. It also allows for there to be some stretch in the fabric. Teddies are more fitted with a high leg design, with hand sewn snap fasteners along the gusset. Playsuits are a looser fit and don’t have an opening at the gusset.

 

Small

Medium

Large

Bust Measurement

32-34”

35-37”

38-40”

Hip Measurement

32-35”

36-39”

40-43”

UK Clothing Size 6 - 8 10 - 12 14 - 16

 

Ayten Gasson Silk Camisole


CAMISOLES & SLIPS

Our camisoles and slips are all bias cut – meaning the fabric is cut on a 45 degree angle to the straight grain so the fabric drapes beautifully against the curves of the body.

 

Small

Medium

Large

Bust Measurement

32-34”

35-37”

38-40”

Hip Measurement

32-35”

36-39”

40-43”

UK Clothing Size 6 - 8 10 - 12 14 - 16

 

ROBES

All our Liberty silk robes are one size and measure 26” across the back – sleeve to sleeve - and can fit any size from UK size 8 to size 16 comfortably. The length of each robe is listed in the product description.