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Bras » Freya » Deco Moulded Plunge Bra (4234) » 28F 28:7

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Fits ribcage69.1
Stretched Band74.9
Band Length61.8
Cup width12.6
Cup depth20.3
Wire length21.4
Cup separation2.6
Gore height4.6
Wing height8.8
Strap width1.9
Hooks2

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    Fit

    This is a popular bra with many good reviews, so this will be a bit specific to my perspective, rather than the general review I typically try to write.

    The Deco is a plunge, so one of the goals of the bra is cleavage with a low center gore. The cleavage I get in this bra is massive - my breasts are mashed together. If I move aggressively (leaning to a side, or similar), it feels as if the "higher" breast could fall out of the cup... except it's mashed into the lower breast, and that holds it in. It's a bit disturbing, at first, but not a big deal. I mention it as something to be aware of, not necessarily a problem.

    Unfortunately, I think my breast shape may not be a good fit for the Deco. I'm a bit "full on bottom". In the ... 28F Deco, I mostly fill the top of the cups - I fill them when sitting or standing normally. There will be a bit of extra space with some ways I move, and the top of my breast is never "too much" for the cup. However, in the lower portion of the bra, my breast easily fills the entire cup, and there's almost a "quadraboob" effect on the lower portion of the bra. As a result of this "too big on the top, too small on the bottom," I suspect I'm too bottom-heavy for the Deco. Still, it's "close enough" and I'll continue to wear it.
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  2. 2
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    Didn't fit

    Color: Nude (measurements below for this color only)

    Stretched Band: 29"
    Band Length: 24"
    Cup Width: 5.25"
    Cup Depth: 8.75"
    Wire Length: 8.25"
    Cup Seperation: 1.125"
    Center Gore: 1.75"
    Wing Height: 3.375"
    Strap Width: 0.75"
    Hooks: 2

    Pros:
    Molded cups provide modesty and support.
    The only style from Freya that can be worn with clothing...i.e. no twin torpedos here.
    Cups fit pretty *true to size* and by that I mean their cup depth is in line with the size it is supposed to fit. I'm fuller all around but don't have a lot of projection or too much top fullness, gapping was never really an issue, but less fullness and you may have sizing problems with this style.

    Cons:
    The elastic could be of a better quality considering the price because it stretches out pretty fast after a few wears. I wash with Borax and A&H detergent and everythin snaps back into place.
    Foam in cups is a little rigid and ... heavy. About 3/16" in thickness, could be thinner.
    Straps are set far apart, at least for me, but on someone else with very wide shoulders this shouldn't be a problem.

    I bought this from HerRoom in late Winter/early Spring 2009, so this has gotten quite a lot of use. After the first couple of months owning it I had to restitch the eyes in the back closure. This was not super tight by any means. I had been running around outside (nothing too strenuous) and the stitching snapped. Because it's the nude color it will fit slightly larger than any other color, especially black. Brand new it was like this so it has nothing to do with use.

    Other than quality issues the fit is great. I've been wearing these more often, they keep everything in place and look good under just about everything. Wish it came in a darker nude though, kind of too beige/pink for my color =/

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    • The cups on this measure 8.8 inches, not 8.1. I don't know why it's showing differently. 8.1 would be more in line with a size 28DDD (1 cup size smaller than mine). As a general rule of thumb, size 28DDDD and every larger sister size than that will have a cup depth of 8.5 - 9", as will the persons breast depth themselves.

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    Fit

    This would be my first bra that actually legitimately fit me. However, with no actual stores nearby that sell this bra, I had to do a bit of guesswork based off the reviews I read online. I guess I got lucky because on the first try it seems to fit perfectly.

    This bra gives lovely cleavage, which can always be appreciated, but not a distasteful amount. The cups did gape a bit at first, but after tightening the straps they lay perfectly flat with no problems. I saw in a lot of reviews that the band was rather loose, and that you should go down a band size, but as I measure about 27.5", that wasn't really an option. I've never had a 28 band bra before this one, but to me it seems rather tight, and not at all too loose. It's definitely ... much tighter than the 30 band bras I own in a different style.

    My only complaint about this bra is how thick the straps are. I know many people prefer thick strapped bras, but as a fairly young person, the thick straps don't exactly hide well under the types of clothes I tend to like. I think I may get a strapless Deco as well, because they come with multiway straps that seem to be much thinner.

    Overall, I really love this bra. I haven't owned it long enough to comment on how much it might stretch out, but perhaps I'll add to this later.

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    Didn't fit

    This bra would be AWESOME if the cup sizes were not laughably too big for me (I ordered a 28F). I've never had a band that fits so snugly though (since I work at VS and normally wear a 32C there) so that part was magical. I'd love to try this a cup size smaller.

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    Updated on Dec 01, 2012 Flag this


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      In your photos it doesn't look like you have properly scooped. You may find the cups fit after you swoop and scoop.

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    Didn't fit

    Again, even in a better size, I have gapping along the top side of the cup. I have to tighten the straps quite a bit to get rid of the gapping but then I start to fall out in the center.

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    Fit

    I really want the Deco to fit, because it's such a nice bra and it gives such a nice shape, but I have problems with it continually gapping at the top, but quadboobing kind of otherwise, and I can't tell if it'll be better up a cup (Guess I can find out soon when I get my 28FF though). Will update this review when I can.

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    Updated on Oct 06, 2013 Flag this


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    Fit

    I bought this bra in nude and black, the band is very supportive and firm. The wings are also wide, I ordered mine in a 28F and feel like it is tighter than my curvy kate bras that I own. My favorite part of the bra is the part that some people hate, the straps are quite wide and I love wide straps.

    The seams are all finished unlike my cleo bras that I own, that is a huge plus for me since I do sew.

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    Didn't fit

    I really like this bra. It's nude moulded cups. The band is nice and snug but very comfortable. The cups gape on me partly because my underbust and above is not V shaped. I'm pretty much straight up and down, more of a l l shape, or slightly taped above my underbust. So sometimes I have wrinkling/gaping issues on the top of cups, even though I'm also even and slightly FOT. So bras like this bra won't work for me unless I take the top part of the band in and alter the straps so that they are more centered. I'm going to exchange this bra. It is a very nice bra.

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    Updated on Apr 25, 2014 Flag this


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  9. 0
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    Didn't fit

    Color: Ocean (measurements below for this color only)

    Stretched Band: 29.5"
    Band Length: 24.5"
    Cup Width: 5.125"
    Cup Depth: 8.5"
    Wire Length: 8.375"
    Cup Seperation: 1.125"
    Center Gore Height: 1.75"
    Wing Height: 3.5"
    Strap width: 0.75"
    Hooks: 2

    Pros:
    - I love this color!
    - Seamless and modest, I don't have to worry about showthrough or bumps from embroidery or the edges showing under clothes.

    Cons:
    - Band runs looser in this color than all the other ones. It also stretches out the quickest and I just bought this 7 months ago.
    - Straps are stiff, they're harder to adjust and tend to feel like they're digging in because of this (not related to a fit issue, this has to do with fabric). On the other hand, that's kind of a good thing because that means they won't do any readjusting on their own.

    (Purchased March 2012)

    Updated on Oct 02, 2012 Flag this


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  10. 0
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    Didn't fit

    This bra gives amazing cleavage. Because of that, though, it can be a little difficult to tell if you're wearing the right size or if it's slightly too small. It doesn't do the four-boob effect so much as make you feel like your boobs are going to fall out. Also, the band is a bit large, but that's rather minor. I really like this bra overall

    Updated on May 25, 2011 Flag this


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