- Center gore comfort:
- Underwires dig into sternum, because they are too high
- Strap separation:
- Are too far apart
- Top of the cup:
- Wrinkles, can't quite fill it
- Cup's width:
- There is empty fabric on the sides (Cup too wide)
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My shape: slightly shallow teardrop/FOB with super wide/tall roots and very close-set tissue in the middle.
This review is for the purple/ivory colorway.
I have loved this bra from afar since it first came out because it is utterly the cutest bra I've ever seen, but I believed that half-cup and balconettes just wouldn't work for me. Since finding my new 32F - Fauve » Bronte Padded Longline Bra (0331) to be one of the best fitting bras I've ever worn, when I found some on clearance I decided to give it a shot. As per sizing recommendations, I went down a band size from my usual 30 and was going to try up 1 or 2 cups (from a usual FF), but those sizes were sold out so I went with the next best thing to give myself a starting point.
The advice about the band was absolutely correct. The 28 fits great! It is very comfy and stretches just right and I have no complaints. If you want one (and can still find it), definitely order down a band.
The center gore is too tall for me, but so is almost every non-plunge bra on earth (and even then some). It definitely makes itself felt, though, and that is just within a minute of trying it on.
These cups are HUGE on me. I knew it was likely to be too big because it was a HH and not a GG or H as per the size recommendation, but I am positively swimming in them: They don't just "wrinkle, can't quite fill it", they stand away from my breast and the top edge gapes like crazy - it's actually better without the straps on, because my arm is not then in the way and squishing the cup - and the wires are too wide and sit beyond my super-wide breast root under my arm by at least half an inch. I have read that this is a bra made with shallower/moderately projected cups, so since I am shallow perhaps I don't need to size up at all? I hope that will fix the straps problem, too. I would love to try a 28G or perhaps even a 28FF to see if it would work better, but I'll have to find them first, I guess.
In person, it is still one of the prettiest and most squee-worthy bras I've ever seen. The double-ribbon bows and the scalloped lace and the woven satin ribbon details are luscious and I want to stare at it all day long. I will totally put up with the discomfort of the center gore in order to simply have it on, just as soon as I can get the rest of the fit right. Anyone got a 28GG they want to share?
Updated on Oct 11, 2014 Flag this
On Aug 2014
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28HH - Curvy Kate » Tease Me Padded Bra (SG2001)
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