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Fits ribcage0.0
B. perimeter0.0
Stretched Band76.0
Band Length61.5
Stretch ratio1.2
Cup width15.0
Cup depth30.0
Depth ratio2.0
Wire length27.5
Cup height21.0
Cup separation1.8
Gore height8.7
Wing height11.5
Strap width2.0
Hooks3
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Index30:11
UK30H

Review

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Didn't fit

I am a little disapointed at this bra. I had tooo high expectations.

Sizing: both the band and the cups are a little bit small. Not a full-size smaller than average, but still a little bit smaller than Panache for example. If you are between two sizes of full-on-top, I suggest going up a size.

Aesthetic: The bra is cute, I am not used to white bras, but the peach details make it cute. It provides a good shape, rounded and not too wide.

Materials: I feel like the fabrics are not on point yet. It's like if this bra was a prototype in which Curvy Kate tests stretch lace. In my opinion they still have to work on their fabric choices. The strech lace feels a little cheap, and it is a very loose type os elastic. Therefore many women will have in-cup quad-boob in this bra. Especially those with FOT or even breast shape. The stretch lace seems to take a too large part of the cup. On my biggest breast, my nipple was almost «pointing» out of the lace while it should be on the mesh. Maybe it's just my breast shape?

Construction: The wings are high, making it supportive, but at the sime time uncomfortable for shorter women. The wiresare average width and the gore is quire narrow. The wires are thin and pointy and the wire channels do not have any form of padding. This makes the bra delicate looking, but very uncomfortable for women whi are sensitive to pinching wires like me.

Overall this is a nice bra, but that will fit better tall women with very FOB brest. On the other hand, I do not reccomed this bra for women with FOT, full on the center, soft or pendulous breats.
This is disapointing because I tought stretch lace was «made» to accomodate different breast shape, like Panache Andorra et al. do very well.

This bra is not owned any more

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  • In one size smaller than I needed, I experienced my nipple popping over the mesh, too. It amazes me how well it lifts you. Lightweight, but stromg. Have you tried an extender? The band on my 30G is quite tight, too.

    Sigh. Sorry this wasn't what you needed. :-(

  • 1

    No I can deal with the band. I will still return this bra because of the underwires poking under my arms and at the sternum. I am very sensitive to this, that's why I always end up with Fantasie bras. Not amazing lift and shape, but no pain!

  • Wires are the reason I'm in wireless bras now. I find the poking intolerable, too. :-(

    Glad Fantasie bras don't poke!!

  • 1

    I tought about wireless bras, but I can't stand my breast sticking together... I know I am picky!

  • 1

    Sigh. Boobs. You aren't "picky" you have standards and won't settle for anything less. :-) :-)

  • 1

    I was intrigued by this bra, but your review makes me think it may not be a good fit for me. I guess I'll just stick to Ewa Michalak BM styles when I want stretch lace. Though, I may still try this if I can get it at a discount with free shipping and returns. You know, for science. :)

  • 2

    Haha! We're bra scientists.

  • 3

    Just because you *can* stand the band doesn't mean you shouldn't try it with an extender. If the band is being stretched more than it should be it will distort the fit of the cups. It looks tight, it's possible this would have fit differently with the band less strained.

  • 1

    Oh that's an interesting point! Unfortunately I don't have any extenders and I don't like the bra enough anyways so I am returning it. But it would have been interesting to see if the wires would have been narrower and the cups deeper.


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