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Bras » Cleo » Lucy Balconnet Bra (5851)

Lucy Balconnet Bra (5851)

AW2010 - SS2017 - Unpadded balconette with a partial band and floral embroidery More...
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  1. 28 D-J ... (28 :4-:13)
  2. 30 D-DD ... (30 :4-:5)
  3. 32 D-J ... (32 :4-:13)
  4. 34 D-J ... (34 :4-:13)
  5. 36 D-J ... (36 :4-:13)
  6. 38 D-J ... (38 :4-:13)

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  1. The Lucy runs true to size, with a tight band, wide wires, medium height gore, and a classical 3-part balcony shape. It worked well on my wide root shallow boobs with medium projection. I am even shaped and the Lucy is known to work well on full-on-bottom to even; but it will cut in on full-on-top boobs.

    Comparing the two colors I own, I noticed that the band runs stretchier on the yellow than on the navy. It might have something to do with the dyeing process: Fabrics in dark colors always run a bit tighter/less stretchy than brighter dyes.
    Also, the yellow one is a little bit more closed on top (the lace part is tighter), so it's cutting in slightly.

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    34FF

    Didn't fit

    The top of the bra wrinkles, the wire digs into my underarm when I bend over, and the top of the gore also pokes into my chest as well. The band feels very tight even on the loosest hook, but only stretches out to about 2-3 inches, so I could just not be used to such a tight fitting bra yet. The straps have a really pretty scalloped edging, but I find it to be a bit scratchy. The straps also feel a bit too wide-set for my liking.

    It's a gorgeous bra though! I might give it a try in a smaller cup size to see if it helps with the wrinkling. I'm still trying to figure out the right size, so maybe a smaller cup size will suit me better. The Malibu Blue is a lovely blue shade, and the Neon Orange is a bit more pinkish than I expected.

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    28HH

    Didn't fit

    The cups were the same fit as the 30H. They sort of just droop yet it still feels like there's not enough room.

    The 28HH band is tighter than I expected since the 30H was very loose on me, but it's not too tight to be uncomfortable; its quite snug.

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  4. Found my bra!!!
    I have reviewed a 28DD Lucy recently (http://bra.pe/RDRv/) and while I love it, the band is too tight. This new Lucy in my sister size of 30D is as close to perfect as I think one can expect. I feel like this bra was made just for me.

    I've had such luck with Cleo bras so far, I'm actually looking forward to (instead of dreading) trying other ones, like the Cleo Marcie (6831) and the Cleo Meg Balconnet (6751) . https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":-)" />

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    34E

    Fits

    I got this on a super sale, and it has an orange bow, so I couldn't pass it up. Although I usually wear 30F/ 32E/ 34DD, I thought I'd try ordering this 34E online since it was on sale.
    The lace of this bra gaps only slightly more when I lean forward than the 30F (I have the 30F in pink and white), and had less in-cup quadboob. The gaping lace doesn't show under a shirt. I think this is going to become my official Monday morning (& Ash Wednesday) bra; a safe choice after a weekend of heat, salty foods, and margaritas when everything else is too tight.

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    28E

    Didn't fit

    This bra fits me nicely in the 30DD size, so I thought I would try sister-sizing into the 28E. Unfortunately, it does not fit nearly as well. The band is comfortable, and the wires seem to be a perfect width. Yet the lace at the top edge of the cups cuts into my breast tissue. There is a little bit of wrinkling/empty space in the top of the cup on my smaller side, which combined with the quad-ing leads me to believe this is cut for someone with a little more projection than me. The wires are a tad too short (I have ... the same problem in the 30DD), but they're still better than nearly every other bra I've tried.
    Edit: After comparing this bra's fit side by side with my Lucy 30DD, it seems as though the 28E magnifies all the minor fit/form issues of the 30DD. In the 30DD, the lace edge cuts in ever so slightly, and is only noticeable when I deeply inhale. So for some reason the 30DD accommodates my shallowness and gives a fit I'm satisfied with, while the 28E does not. I'm not sure if this is an issue of sizing, scaling, or if it could just be variances within the different bra colors. I have the 30DD in both pink and black. This 28E is in the white color, and I may reorder a white 30DD just to compare.

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    28DD

    Didn't fit

    The wires and straps were quite wide. I had quad boob after swooping and scooping, and wrinkles were the nipples meet the cup. The pink colourway is lovely, but she just wasn't the gal for me.

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    38HH

    Fits

    Wow! After my struggles with the Marcie I wasn't sure if Cleo wires were wide enough for me, but this bra is like it is made for me! After I figured out that I was more full on bottom, I decided to try the Lucy. Since I was filling out the 38H Marcie, I decided to try a cup up in the Lucy. I am so glad I decided to try this bra. I do not feel the weight of my breasts at all, it is magical. I wish the straps weren't so far apart, but they aren't slipping. I may edit this review after I get a couple weeks of wear in this bra, but I am definitely off to find similar shapes!

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    Quality
    Excellent!
    Comfort
    Excellent!
    Bra appearance
    Excellent!

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    36HH

    Didn't fit

    I had a really hard time keeping this bra up in my inframammary fold. At first I thought the bottom was too shallow - which is very strange since this is a highly recommended bra for Full on Bottom women - but looking back through my photos I now believe that the wires were simply too narrow for my root.

    It is very similar to the Cleo Marcie (6831) , with the exception that it's top is a bit more closed off to better fit women who lack upper fullness. I have a pretty even shape, and found that in order for this bra to fit, ... my nipple absolutely could not sit at the apex. I'm simply just not flat above my nipple; I'm round.

    Even wit my breast sitting in the cup a bit differently to accommodate that incompatibility between my breast and the cup shape, I still found that I had some quad boob at the cup rim and some wrinkling on the bottom (though this would be the first time I've ever gotten that because the lower cup was actually too big, as opposed to too shallow).

    All around I think this is a great bra for a woman who has less upper fullness, more lower fullness, and a narrower root than me. The purple color is quite pretty, and I'm sure many women will appreciate the flower patterning on the mesh as well as the flower lace in the upper panel.

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    34FF

    Didn't fit

    Band is tighter than yellow Cleo Lucy 32G! Cups are just as narrow. I bought this hoping to alter the center gore which would open the cups a little and stop the quad-boob at the center, but the band is too tight, which annoys me.

    Quad boob at center because gore is too wide/cups are too far apart. Straps are too wide-set for narrow/sloping shoulders (was hoping the alteration would fix that too). Band feels looser than yellow one but the photos show it much tighter. Band feels as though it will loosen quickly.

    I've worn it for about an hour at a time and the quad boob on the left is noticeable, which is not good for breast tissue and not good for cleavage as it looks weird.

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