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Fits ribcage0.0
B. perimeter0.0
Stretched Band102.5
Band Length80.0
Stretch ratio1.3
Cup width18.5
Cup depth42.5
Depth ratio2.3
Wire length41.8
Cup height29.5
Cup separation2.2
Gore height10.5
Wing height14.5
Strap width1.7
Hooks3
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UK40JJ

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Have you ever needed to wear a bra as outerwear, somehow? Have you tried to match your lipstick to the color or mood of the bra? That’s how I feel about Poppy. After wanting it too much since seeing it teased in April, I finally am wearing it and I do have ruby red lipstick on and I do feel as sultry and exotic as the opium poppies printed all over this bra.

Fit-wise, this is nearly exactly the same as my 40JJ - Curvy Kate » Vegas Balcony Bra (CK5601). Which means it’s close to perfect except for stretchy, low quality straps and band. Great, at least at my size, for women with shorter roots and certainly more closed off than 40JJ - Curvy Kate » Charm Babydoll (SG5207) or 38K - Curvy Kate » Sheer Joy. I have to hook the band on the last hooks so that’s a bummer, but I had the same problem with Vegas. The cups are very deep and narrow for this size: more so than Ewa Michalak. I think only Comexim makes bras with narrower wires around this size.

The most impressive thing here is the materials. A beautiful, delicate, but firm floral lace is used on the top cups, and prevents in cup quad. If 38J - Curvy Kate » Daydreamer (5401) or Vegas was a good fit but you didn’t like the in-cup quad, this is the bra for you. The top elastic is soft and doesn’t cut in to my pre-period boobs and keeps my smaller side from gapping. And, here’s the impressive part. They even used the lace on the wing. It’s so pretty!

The poppy fabric itself is softer than previous iterations of CK’s bonded reinforced fabrics so it’s much more comfortable to wear. It’s a beautiful darker purplier red, with tiny indigo accents. The pattern itself is a chintz or chinoiserie style- the height of fashion this season.

The straps were a bit too wideset with this bra after wearing it once so I did my Ewa- inspired strap fix. Now they feel super secure.

The shape is projected but rounded. It looks good with or without clothes on.

Basically I love this bra.


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Updated on Aug 11, 2018 Flag this


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  • 1

    Your review is so wonderfully written it makes me want to buy the bra, and I don't even like Curvy Kate bras! If I could vote it up more than once I would.

    Glad this one works so well for you and makes you happy :-)

  • 1

    I've seen ppl wear thin sheer tops that show their bra, or strappy tops that show their bra. and apparently its more common in europe to let the bra show somewhat

  • 1

    I’ve actually been looking for a sheer top to show off more of my prettiest bras!

  • This is really beautiful! I had not heard of it until now. The comments about no in cup quadding is encouraging. And I totally try to match my bra with things. I’m the same way with my cloth pads. I’m way more likely to choose the one that matches my underwear or outfit. ;)

  • 2

    I've never worn matching sets, because i have had so much yeast issues, I only wear cotton panties. but i have noticed i do like it when they at least color coordinate

  • 1

    This is so beautiful!

  • 1

    dbmamaz have you considered a few cloth liners that you can add to the non cotton pretty undies? Like, as a barrier layer between you and the underwear gusset? Maybe something like that might work. Don't know your full situation so pardon my suggestion if it is not something you can do.

  • 1

    Its not enough for me. I've had non-cotton panties w cotton patches. it still doenst breathe. The issue is not the contact, its the air flow

  • Ah, I see. Well, poop. I tried.

  • Its ok, I'm happy w my cotton undies. and recently I found some . . idk, bamboo or something. softer and smoother. Too high cut, but omg I've gained so much weight . . . i have no idea why any more.


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On Apr 2018 It fit her! View measurements

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