But if you thought going once meant you could cross that off your list for a few years, you’d be sorely mistaken.
It turns out you need to be doing it far more regularly than that. Sharon Bell, Head of Product & Design at Ultimo, a quintessentially British lingerie brand, says: ‘We recommend that you get professionally fitted every six months’.
Why? Because your breasts, like the rest of your body, fluctuate with weight changes.
Sharon says, ’Breasts can alter in size due to hormonal changes, or through weight gain or loss.’
Hence why you can’t just assume you’re a [insert bra rise here] and that’s that. We’re sensing you’ll be on a first name basis with your lingerie fitter very soon.