Okay, so this is a help me find a bra request without pictures . I don't know how to add my measurements or the bras I have added on here?? If they don't link automatically can someone please let me know how to do this?
After breastfeeding my second kid I went to put on my ... regular non-nursing size 34B bras. They just looked crazy. What was all this side boob going on? They were so uncomfortable. Fast forward to about a year 1/2 later and thanks to a move I threw out most of my bras and have been on a search for what actually fits.
I did have some slight sagginess/extra skin after breast feeding my second. They have, however, regained some firmness but they are still just a bit saggy. Pretty sure my husband doesn't notice (or even really care so that's how slight it is.
I am definitely full on bottom. I have center fullness as well but never actually get any real cleavage. I look almost flat from the side without a bra. The top breasts are fairly shallow and have a very, slight gentle slope down (like almost flat). I have wide roots that extend to under my arms. When I push my breasts up to see where the root starts, I have tissue a couple fingers in width below my collar bone (so fairly high I think).
I have tried on a lot of bras through Amazon prime wardrobe. I will go through, list and describe fit here.
First I want to talk about the bras I own. They are all 32D's. When I started on this quest of finding a bra that actually fits I thought I measured a 32D at VS (technically they measured me at a 34C but I knew they did not work).
NOTE: Before I swoop and scoop with all these bras they look like they are a great and perfect fit; some even have very slight gapping at the top.
So I have several VS bras. Two are demi's (one I have listed measurements here). They are either too shallow or too small. After swooping and scooping I have slight quad boob and they feel tight. Same with the two padded bras I have by VS. Same with a Aerie Sunnie Demi I have.Same with the B'temptd I have listed on here. On all my 32D's the band feels too loose. I have to hook on the middle hook. They are not old either, maybe a couple months old. In reality, I could probably hook them on the tightest but when I do this they start to ride up.
I also own a Freya Starlet in size 30DD. It is too small. At first it seems maaaaybe okay. But still tight. After swooping and scooping it is clear it is too small.
The bras I have tried on through Amazon:
Curvy Kate Smoothie Soul Size 30DD. Band feels tight. Cups way too small.
Curvy Kate Ellace Balcony 30DD. Band was waay too tight. Straps tight. Cups absolutely too small.
Freya Fancied unlined (tried on two differnt colors, oops) size 30E. Band was good. Cups way too big. When I didn't swoop and scoop there was also major gapping at the top.
Panache Kali Balconette 30E. Band a smidge tight. Straps too wide. There was some weird gaping between the bottom wire and the cup. Does this mean it was too shallow?? Too big or too small?? Cups felt okay other wise, maybe a smidge tight or small.
Freya Daisy Lace size 30DD. Band felt good. There was some slight wrinkling at the bottom sides and also some very slight gapping again at the bottom wire. However, if I hadn't been paying very close attention I would have said this fit.
Andorra full cup 30DD. Everything about this was too small and I could not get it fully on.
Cleo Morgan Balconnet 30DD had to put on second hook. Fit. However, it almost, almost pushed out at the bottom center. I am going to try a 30E in this and see if it works better.
Freya Deco in size 30E and on in 30DDD. Tons of gaping at top in both. I imagine this is a shape mismatch.
Panache Envy Balconeet size 30E. This fit. However, there was some slight puckering where the lace meets the cup. Not sure if that is because I didn't completely fill out at the apex? Or that is just how this looks.
Panache Lucy Balconeet size 30E. This is the only one I can say fit absolutely well!!
Cleo Minnie Balconeet 30E. Gaping at the top. I could fit my thumb and more between the lace at the top where it meets the cup.
Freya Patsy half cup 30DDD. Had to hook on the 2nd hook. Was very slightly gaping on top.
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