Abby's Bra Consulting
Line of Work
Numeric and Alpha Bras
Developed the fit, construction, and grade for both the numeric and alpha sizing Under Armour sport bras. Created the bra size charts and conversion charts on the Under Armour website. Set all the standards for bra trims, impact levels, and fit process. Reviewed all wear test reports and biometric function testing, before approving styles to go bulk.
Developed Under Armour’s first collection of plus size sport bras. I researched the bra plus size industry, standards, and sizing information. From this information I created Under Armour’s, plus size chart, grade, construction standards, trims, and fit. The sport bra line offered sizing up to 3X and 48DDD.
Seamless Bras and Apparel
This is your Project description. Provide a brief summary to help Worked on Under Armour’s women’s seamless clothing. I have fit and constructed women’s leggings, tanks, bras, underwear, and leotards. I have traveled to seamless factories to learn about the develop process and see the knotting machines first hand during the development process of the garments. understand the context and background of your work. Click on "Edit Text" or double click on the text box to start.
Sizing and Market Research
Created research presentations on different sections of the fashion industries. Gathering information on industry trends, sizing and consumer trends on the bra industry, plus bras and leggings, and gender fluid divisions of the fashion industry.
Developed all of the pads for Under Armour’s sport bras. Starting from the concept of a new pad to the finished bulk piece. Worked one on one with factories to get the correct foam type, thickness, shape and depth of each development. Reviewed fit samples, plastic shots, and made changed to the mold heads until final fit approval. Worked on set in and removable pads, injection molding, perforated foam, and underwire.
Built Under Armour’s first collection of women’s swim wear. I built the standards for women’s swim tops, bottoms, one pieces, and swim pads. I created a set of swim standards for the measurement charts and the BOMs. From this set of standards, I created the Rio Olympics beach volleyball uniforms for the UA sponsored teams. During the Olympics I traveled to Rio to be on ground during the games, to ensure all UA uniforms were preforming to top standards.
Fit and constructed Under Armour’s women’s underwear line. Developed the standard gusset construction for both the free cut and sewn panties. Develop the standard coverage for the thong, cheeky, brief and boy short.
Worked on specialty garment constructions, such as zip front bras, pocket placement on bras (2 patents file), laser perforated holes, bonded waist bands, and free cut wings.