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Such a lovely marble-space print! I really like Andromeda. It was my first (and up until now, only - trying to maintain some self-discipline (; ) BreakOutBras order, in April last year.
Apparently Andromeda's band is said to run tight, but I personally haven't noticed, maybe the 4x3 hooks help? My standard 70 Comexim band feels fine (for a ribcage measuring 74-78-85 cm.).
This 70K (sold by BoB as UK 32H - I'm just now thinking I may need to change how I entered this bra?) fits me well. Some minor cutting in / bulge on my larger breast - I suppose a 70L may have fit as well. For reference my breast perimeter is 30+-ish cm / 12 inches and because I don't mind some compression I tend to do well in bras with a depth around 28+cm./11 inch.
The wires are nice and narrow, the wings are low enough not to bother me, and even without alterations this bra works for me.
Deserve their own paragraph, as the materials on this are my absolute favorite that Comexim uses! Wish they would come out with more bras in this type fabric!
It's a smooth, sturdy, satiny overlay with a cotton lining throughout the cups.
>>Only downside of this fabric is that for the briefs, in summer this material can be kind of crotch-sweat inducing, if you know what I mean.
Visually, this bra is stunning. The swirly marble-like veins in the fabric, the galaxy vibes without being in-your-face galaxy.. Beautiful.
Don't get me wrong I would also purchase a purple-blue-sparkle full-on galaxy bra in a heartbeat, but this is pretty functional and understated, while still being an original non-overly-girly design. For me, the grey can also conveniently function as a 'neutral'/almost nude under clothes, which is great as I don't like beige bras.
I've come to the conclusion that I'm pretty projected and I may need added projection as an alteration in Comexim plunges. There's usually a crease going on in the bottom cup and Andromeda definitely slides down a bit throughout a day of wear, which can kind of hurt my ribcage after a while. Still, it's very wearable and pretty comfortable regardless, in part due to the cotton lining I suspect. The straps are a little too far apart for me (normally I have them moved in 2-3 cm./about an inch) but not so much that it hurts me.
So, all in all I'm super happy with this pretty grey bra - it's been holding up great over the past year (still almost feels like new) and it gets a lot of wear!
Updated on Apr 06, 2021 Flag this