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Fits ribcage0.0
B. perimeter0.0
Stretched Band88.9
Band Length73.7
Stretch ratio1.2
Cup width17.1
Cup depth25.4
Depth ratio1.5
Wire length26.7
Cup height16.5
Cup separation2.5
Gore height7.0
Wing height9.5
Strap width1.5
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FABTF! Finally, a bra that fits (pretty well!)

Thanks to LeProfessor for the "size up in the cup" tip and the dearth of information in Bratabase, one of the four bras that I recently purchased actually fit pretty well! The other three were:

i. Panache Andorra Full Cup Bra (5675) in 34E, which fit quite nicely albeit the pointy shape (easily fixed with nipple covers), but I had to return it as it had a small hole in the wing! Sad!
ii. Fantasie Smoothing Moulded T-shirt Bra (4510) in 34E, which proved to be a disaster as the cups were WAY too big for me. In retrospect, I should have sized down to a 34D. Even then I would think the cups would have gaped.
iii. B.tempt'd By Wacoal Ciao Bella Balconette (953144) in 34DDD, which I didn't quite like as it flattened my boobs and was a tad too tight. I forgot that I should have gotten a 36DDD instead but even so, the cups would have been way too shallow.

Back to the Fearne! What I love:

- The padded straps (although I know not everybody loves padded straps but I found them to be very comfortable!)
- The rounded shape, thanks to the padded cups. Incidentally, the padding was slightly thicker than I expected but it was still nice.
- The stretchy band, it's stretchy but it's not overly stretchy so those who are in between bands might be better off sizing down. I'm pretty much a 34" so I stuck with a 34 band and it's pretty good so far, after about 3-4 times of wear.

What I didn't quite like but can live with:

- The wires are quite firm so those with more sensitive skin/tissue might feel some discomfort here. Wires are still "bendable" though.
- The half-cups are less half than I would have preferred although I think this might be due to my short(er) torso. My roots are tall-ish so it was still alright. They're less open on top though.
- The stretchy band. I'm concerned that the band will stretch out in time, but I'll cross that bridge when I get to it.

What to bear in mind:

- The cups are quite projected, which works for my shape: wide, shallow but projected. I do get "wrinkles" but it could also be due to the fabric, which is on the shinier side.
- The cups are on the taller end of the half-cup spectrum, being about 6.5" high.

Overall, I quite like this bra and am quite happy with it!

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