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Fits ribcage0.0
B. perimeter0.0
Stretched Band0.0
Band Length69.5
Stretch ratio0.0
Cup width14.3
Cup depth24.8
Depth ratio1.7
Wire length26.0
Cup height16.2
Cup separation2.1
Gore height7.9
Wing height10.2
Strap width1.4
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I have owned this bra and worn it regularly for a couple of years. I have lost a little weight (minimal change in breast-related measurements), which has improved the fit slightly. It is a little too small and shallow at the wire, but the projection is decent overall. The wires are narrower than a lot of bras in this size, though not as narrow as my Ewa Michalak bras. The gore twists slightly, though not enough to really cause discomfort. The gore now tacks pretty well, it used to be more of a soft tack. The band and straps have stretched a bit, but the straps initially were barely long enough when fully extended, so a bit of stretching is not a big deal. Otherwise, Mimi has held up quite well. Still looks lovely.

I have softer tissue and am deflated/very shallow up top, so no matter how I shove my tissue around, I never really get the super mounded, almost implant-like look. Mimi manages to give me a "higher", subtly mounded look. Near my period, I quad and explode out of it, even after losing weight.

My biggest complaint was and is the thick edge at the top. It causes a noticeable line regardless of how well the cup fits, both in and out of clothes. This is a bigger problem than the seams. If you are quadding at all, it is accentuated by the edge. The edge can also give the illusion that there is gapping (when looking from an angle or the side), simply because the bra seems so thick (I do not think the foam is actually as thick as it appears with the bound edge).

I also tried the 32G, it fit fairly well, but the edge made it seem bigger than it was. Since I was still losing weight, I decided to go with the smaller size. I think that the 32G was technically a better fit in some ways (at the time), despite appearances.

Caveats: I am full on bottom, somewhat soft-tissued, projected, slightly pendulous, close-set, inner fullness, need a lot of immediate projection. I have narrower roots. I am long-waisted and tall for a woman (5'8"). I have a smaller frame, am a bit deflated on top and have some looser skin. It is not super obvious, but likely affects fit slightly.

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  • I totally agree with you. I think the thick edge makes it seem bigger than it is, it's so strange. It's a lovely bra, feels like a polish bra, only by Panache. I wish they would invest in this round shape more since it's so flattering IMO especially for shallow on top breasts.

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Fit information

On Dec 2019

Little small, especially on period

Top of the cup:
Cuts into breast tissue (quad boob effect)

This bra didn't fit her, but these did