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Dessous Mesh Underwire Bra (CD2000)

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30:8

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32:3

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34:9

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36B

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36:3

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36:4

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36:5

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36E

36:6

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36:7

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36:8

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36:9

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38B

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38:6

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38:7

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38:8

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38:9

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  5. 36 B-G ... (36 :2-:9)
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    30DD

    Didn't fit


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    30FF

    Didn't fit

    Amazing colour! I was not expecting it to be mesh (see through), but regardless, it's a pretty sweet bra.

    I love that it has 3 hooks. Love the details. The cups give a nice shape, I feel supported. The bra was definitely itchy at first, but I can wear it all day without an issue after a couple washes.

    I measure 30.5-31 ribcage, and 37 bust. I ordered a 30FF.

    The cups dig in a bit (spillage, but not popping out). The center gore is sitting properly, but as this is the wrong size, the wires are too low in the front and under the arms.

    I am looking into finding a 30G.

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    30FF

    Didn't fit

    Claudette's smallest band (until the Spring 2013 collection comes out) is 30FF, so I bought this even though I actually wear 28G in most brands. The band fits big, as I expected, but the cups are also small. Fits more like a 30F. I ended up buying another of the same bra in 30G, and the cup feels good.

    I really like the triangular shape of the cups. The straps attach farther up my shoulders than with a more balconette-shaped bra, so it doesn't rub uncomfortably in my armpit.

    The quality of the bra seems great and I like the triple hook-and-eye. And the color is AMAZING! It is highlighter day-glow neon green. Love it so much!

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    Updated on Jan 25, 2013 Flag this


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    30FF

    Didn't fit

    This bra does not fit at all but it is somehow comfortable? The band seems to fit but the gore doesn't tack. The underwires are very flexable and the the straps are kind of wide, so maybe that's the reason. It's good for wearing around the house during the summer but because of the fit issues I would not wear it out and about. The bright pink continues to bleed so it has to be washed separately from my other bras.

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    28E

    Didn't fit

    I've been pretty late in discovering Claudette bras, so the ones I've picked up have been from a liquidator on Amazon/eBay. I've read many reviews bemoaning the inconsistency in this brand, so I knew to expect some fit variation. The two Dessous bras I picked up in 28E and 30DD definitely had this issue. I started off with 30DD, which I determined was most likely my closest size, but also ended up trying 28E as the band on the 30DD I picked up was definitely too big.

    The two colors I own are:
    30DD New Classic / Elsa Pink
    28E Orange Soda / Strawberry

    Unfortunately, the result is that ... I ended up with a 30DD that fits well in the cup and with too loose of a band, and a 28E that is too tight in the band and fits rather oddly in the cup. Rather unsurprising as I thought I was between band sizes in this style, but still rather disappointing.

    The styling of this bra is sweet and simple, and I can see why they appeal to many. It is a three-piece cup with a double layer bottom cup and single layer mesh upper cup, with relatively short wings. It is a full band design, and the elastic at the bottom of the cradle is nice and wide. Underwire consistency was a big problem here--the 30DD Dessous has a rounded C underwire, similar to Cleo Lucy/Kali, and the 28E has extremely round, half-circle shaped underwires. Another reviewer wrote that one of her underwires looked like they were put in backwards. Now I know what she must have been referring to!

    Despite the wires measuring the same on 28E and 30DD, not only were they different shapes, but the cups were strangely different measurements. They are almost the same width, but the 28E is almost 1/2" deeper and has a taller cup. As a result, I could fill out the 30DD perfectly but not the 28E. The bands measure 1.2" difference on the flat, but the 30DD was so loose the band was definitely riding up, and the 28E was so tight I could barely breathe with it fastened. The stretchability of each band is different as well, which is odd since they are made from the same materials. Given the inconsistency though that other reviewers had with their bras, I am pretty sure the 28E wasn't supposed to have cups of that shape and such a rigid band. I still think that 28E would be my best fit, but now I am pretty hesitant to blindly order another color to try as these are not easily returnable.

    The last issue is despite the fun, cheerful colors, the bras aren't made from very nice material. The wings are made from a perfectly nice soft mesh, the elastic isn't scratchy, and the cups are lined with a soft tricot, but the exterior of the cups are made from seriously stiff polyamide. This stuff feels a little like fishing net. Although it doesn't have direct contact with skin when worn, it's still rather unpleasant to handle. I wonder why Claudette chose such a material for delicates?

    These bras are lovely to look at and fun to collect, but trying to find one that fits properly is playing a game of roulette. You have to go into it knowing you are taking a gamble, I enjoy this bra, but in terms of comfort and fit, I'll stick to my Curvy Kate Lifestyle instead!

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    28E Revised Comments: I bought an extender and was able to evaluate the fit more properly. After adding 1" to the band via extender, it now feels ok. The cup shape fits my new size much better, but the overall shape is still a bit off. It is a bit closed off at the top and too projected, leaving a slightly baggy appearance at the fullest part of the cup. The underwires feel much better though.

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    Orange Soda / Strawberry colorway

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    30DD

    Fits

    I've been pretty late in discovering Claudette bras, so the ones I've picked up have been from a liquidator on Amazon/eBay. I've read many reviews bemoaning the inconsistency in this brand, so I knew to expect some fit variation. The two Dessous bras I picked up in 28E and 30DD definitely had this issue. I started off with 30DD, which I determined was most likely my closest size, but also ended up trying 28E as the band on the 30DD I picked up was definitely too big.

    The two colors I own are:
    30DD New Classic / Elsa Pink
    28E Orange Soda / Strawberry

    Unfortunately, the result is that ... I ended up with a 30DD that fits well in the cup and with too loose of a band, and a 28E that is too tight in the band and fits rather oddly in the cup. Rather unsurprising as I thought I was between band sizes in this style, but still rather disappointing.

    The styling of this bra is sweet and simple, and I can see why they appeal to many. It is a three-piece cup with a double layer bottom cup and single layer mesh upper cup, with relatively short wings. It is a full band design, and the elastic at the bottom of the cradle is nice and wide. Underwire consistency was a big problem here--the 30DD Dessous has a rounded C underwire, similar to Cleo Lucy/Kali, and the 28E has extremely round, half-circle shaped underwires. Another reviewer wrote that one of her underwires looked like they were put in backwards. Now I know what she must have been referring to!

    Despite the wires measuring the same on 28E and 30DD, not only were they different shapes, but the cups were strangely different measurements. They are almost the same width, but the 28E is almost 1/2" deeper and has a taller cup. As a result, I could fill out the 30DD perfectly but not the 28E. The bands measure 1.2" difference on the flat, but the 30DD was so loose the band was definitely riding up, and the 28E was so tight I could barely breathe with it fastened. The stretchability of each band is different as well, which is odd since they are made from the same materials. Given the inconsistency though that other reviewers had with their bras, I am pretty sure the 28E wasn't supposed to have cups of that shape and such a rigid band. I still think that 28E would be my best fit, but now I am pretty hesitant to blindly order another color to try as these are not easily returnable.

    The last issue is despite the fun, cheerful colors, the bras aren't made from very nice material. The wings are made from a perfectly nice soft mesh, the elastic isn't scratchy, and the cups are lined with a soft tricot, but the exterior of the cups are made from seriously stiff polyamide. This stuff feels a little like fishing net. Although it doesn't have direct contact with skin when worn, it's still rather unpleasant to handle. I wonder why Claudette chose such a material for delicates?

    These bras are lovely to look at and fun to collect, but trying to find one that fits properly is playing a game of roulette. You have to go into it knowing you are taking a gamble, I enjoy this bra, but in terms of comfort and fit, I'll stick to my Curvy Kate Lifestyle instead!

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    28E Revised Comments: Due to an increase in cup size measurement, the band now feels much better thanks to more breast tissue helping to hold the band in place. It isn't perfectly level in the back, but it definitely stays in place much better and doesn't feel too big.

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    New Classic / Elsa Pink colorway

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    32FF

    Didn't fit

    I love this bra but it's just a bit too closed up top which causes a bit of quadding. I am also close to my period so I may be bit larger than usual too. Otherwise, the band is secure, the bra is very comfortable and I really do like it.

    Dahlia colorway

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    Comfort
    Excellent!
    Bra appearance
    Excellent!

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    36G

    Didn't fit

    I have three of these bras and the underwire has broken or popped out on each one.The band is definitely too large for me. I like how there is no padding, but the mesh can be itchy sometimes. Somehow my breasts both spill out and the cups gape.

    Papaya with Khaki colorway

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    28E

    Didn't fit

    Hmm there's some things that are different about this Dessous in comparison to the rest that I have! The underwires almost appear to be... Put in backwards?? They are very gradually slanted in the middle, and very hooked with a steep incline on the sides. While this different underwire fit gives more of an uplifted and rounded shape from the front view, it doesn't fit very comfortably under the arms, plus almost all my side view projection is gone! Very interesting.

    The other major difference is how more high coverage this feels and looks. I'll admit I purposly loosened the straps on this one after reviewing how much vertical ... strain some of the cups looked in pervious pictures, yet this bra still covers more of my breast. It did measure the highest of them all across the middle, and it's even taller at the sides where the straps connect. Overall, a more full coverage fit!

    Since this is a preowned bra, the band is pretty dang stretchy, and I can easily hook it on the last, tightest set immediately. I could always try to attach another layer of powermesh (but on how many bras have I said I could but then never did?).

    I will cautiously open the underwire channeling and investigate what's going on with the strange backwards underwires. Then add more fit info. For now, it's too uncomfortable.

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    28E

    Didn't fit

    Needed an extender to get on first time, still use one. Tightest by far of the 4 I got, plus least forgiving materials. Can't even stretch to 27 inches!!

    Cup depth was a bit deeper than the others at the apex. A quarter inch larger in both depth and height. Probably is what gives the cups a bit of wrinkling. (Looks more like extra fabric wrinkle than strain lines. But with an extender, straps are wide in back, so I tightened them. So maybe vertical lines are both wrinkles and strain lines?)

    Center gore has some flaws, being much wider than the others (1 and an 1/8th inch, wow!), and ... channelling very assymetrical with the left higher than the right and slanted.

    My least worn of the 4 because even with extender, the bra is a made a bit uncomfortable with the too-wide center gore, and cups slightly a touch too big.

    Would be good for a squishier 28-band-wearing ribcage, or a firmer 26-band-wearing ribcage.

    A note to add: I did buy this from a Liquidation shop on Amazon, so this may be one of the slightly flawed ones that no one bought yet/bought and returned. (Would explain the wonky gores on a few of them.)

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