What the experts know about the proper bra fit
"The band is engineered to act as the foundation of a bra. It carries the weight of the breasts
and provides the basic framework to establish breast support."
How Panels, Bands & Backs Affect Fit
Women with cup
sizes larger than a C may need more support than a regular well-fitting
bra can give. For example, they may have pendulous breasts, or have a
massive amount of breast tissue in proportion to their body's frame. When
more support is needed, support panels are the answer.
Keep reading. Next section: Strap Design & Fit