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Fits ribcage0.0
B. perimeter0.0
Stretched Band72.4
Band Length53.3
Stretch ratio1.4
Cup width14.0
Cup depth26.0
Depth ratio1.9
Wire length24.8
Cup height0.0
Cup separation1.9
Gore height7.6
Wing height8.9
Strap width1.6
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The band on this bra runs tight and doesn't appear that it will stretch quickly....currently waiting for the extenders I ordered. I can wear it this way but the cups are distorting because the band is too tight for me and the underwires dig so bad they leave bruises.

Cup shape is very open on the top, I can't get it to dig in no matter what position I try. Probably the cutest bra in my drawer at the moment. It's a true red, not orangey. Mine did need some stretching on the diagonal seam as it cut in slightly but it did not show under shirts and was very minor. The gore is quite narrow. Overall it fits very well. I slip some comfy cups/no peek pads in and no worries about nipple show through. Seams definately show in most of my summer shirts which I don't particularly care for...but it's pretty enough that I wear it anyway. Quality wise...there were some loose threads but nothing that looks like it's going to fall apart. It gives a very rounded, uplifted, up front shape and is more supportive than Lucy....I can jog in this one with minimal jiggle.

Edited: The extenders arrived and what a difference! The underwires no longer bruise my ribs and the cups fit perfectly with no wrinkling. I needed two positions looser than the loosest hook at first and now just one. This bra is getting a lot of wear! I don't think I would go up a band size personally, just because it will last longer this way. I think this is one bra I will actually end up buying in more colors...especially the aqua that's supposed to be coming up!!

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  • how did you stretch the seam? the same thing is happening to me but i'm not sure how to go about stretching it

  • how did you stretch the seam? the same thing is happening to me but i'm not sure how to go about stretching it

  • Just grab the puckery part on either end and stretch it. Works best while wet. Mine doesn't do it at all anymore.

  • Ugg, I keep trying, but the in-cup quad-boob keeps getting worse. I'm at the verge of tossing this bra! It looks so disgusting . . . like camel-toes on my boob (only the bigger side - i wonder if its worse because the cup is slightly too small on that side?)

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Fit information

On Oct 2012 It fit her!

On Oct 2012

Center gore comfort:
Underwires dig into sternum, because they are too high
Strap separation:
Not a problem
Band fit:
I can fasten it, but it feels too tight

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