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Bra » Freya Swim » Gatsby Sweetheart Padded Bikini Top (5861) » 34H » Bras » Owner


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Fits ribcage0.0
B. perimeter0.0
Stretched Band80.0
Band Length66.0
Stretch ratio1.2
Cup width18.5
Cup depth35.0
Depth ratio1.9
Wire length37.0
Cup height24.0
Cup separation2.0
Gore height9.0
Wing height11.5
Strap width2.0
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This Bikini top really impressed me. I tried Freya Bikini tops in the past, the unpadded plunge ones and they were not supportive and the wires were so wide they ended on my back. Also I had planned to try this top 34HH but they sent a 34H to me. (I had to order my EU size and they did conversions wrong. This was labelled a 75O on the site while usually 75O=34K and 75K = 34H!) Anyway - I already expected the worst since it's a padded top and I hate those. But when I put it on, it felt really good! The wires are not extremely wide but keep in mind this is a H-cup and I usually wear 32 J. So the wires in my actual size would probably be too wide.

The cups are average depth but not too shallow. I don't get any empty space on bottom. The gore tacks and is a good height for me, it's not too tall or low. I just can't wear too low gores, they cut in my sternum and my boobs spill over. Not to in this top. I feel like my breast tissue is contained well apart from some minor quadboob between the cup edge and the decorative stripe. It also feels quite supportive! Not like a regular bra but supportive enough so I dare go out with it. Also wouldn't mind to put this on under clothing on my way to the pool / beach / lake. The shape is very good and round from the side. The padding of the cups gives it already a good round shape - unlike the unpadded top in which my boobs look droppy. I'm not familiar with Freya Deco these days but I think the cut could be similar.
The band is okay so far - but keep in mind I measure around 31inch underbust. I only tried the bra for a few min and it felt like the band would just ride up slightly.

So if I had nothing else and this was the only Bikini available to me, I would wear it! I also made the test to lie down in it and my boobs stayed inside. So it's good for laying down sunbathing. I don't know about swimming though, I plan to return so I cannot test this. I'm also not sure I'm confident enough for this style.
I also think I should size up in cups but down in band, which is not possible since this stops at a 32HH.

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Updated on May 22, 2020 Flag this

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  • 2

    I think you should consider keeping it! It is really cute and looks very nice on you. I find it really hard to get as good of a fit in swimsuits as I do in bras, so I don't sweat small problems in swimsuits. To me, this looks like a win!

  • 1

    this looks really good alisa !

  • 2

    This looks so cute on you! I agree with veggiechic, you should consider keeping it and not worry too much about the minor fit issues. I have a Freya Bohemia Sweetheart Padded Bikini Top and I can tell you it wears really well in the water. Your top would look so cute with literally any style of bottom in any fun color.

  • 1

    How cute!

  • 1

    Now I'm tempted to go buy one. I have a freya deco cameo that's a decent fit for plunge tops and if this is similar it may be worth it

  • 2

    This looks so so good on you, even if it isn't perfect. I think this style and art deco print is so pretty! If you like it, might be worth it to keep it and tighten the band a bit if possible!

  • Thanks :) I am on the fence about it. I have not worn a Bikini in years in public. If I keep it and not wear it I'd feel bad. It's available at a good sale price right now though...
    I found that I can get also 32HH or 34HH not sure if those sizes would work better. The quadboob is not massive so 34HH might be a bit big? 32HH wires could be too wide...

  • confused take my deco comparison with a grain of salt. 2012 it was the last time I could even sister size into a deco... so it's a distant memory. But I find this Sweet heart top has a decent shape that could work for many. It's not too shallow like CK but not too deep either.

  • Well they didnt have my size anyway so oh well lol

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