I expected a lot since this is my first ordering the deeper cups and found it still too small. I asked about 1cm deeper cups, but need 2cm especially in this model. Except being too small, it fits quite well and comfortably. It fits smaller than Ellena with deeper cups, so I think Ingrid definitely runs small and shallow.
This bra's measurements have been altered
Overlapped gore, deeper and reduced cups, Wider wings, stronger wires, moved in straps 2cm
This bra is beautiful! I think that the pictures will speak for themselves (once I post them) but I'll just note the alterations that I ordered on this bra so that I don't forget them down the line.
This bra has the following alterations: Straps moved in 4cm Cookie pockets added Extra column of hooks added (it is a 3x4 clasp) Stronger wires Raised gore* Reduced cup height* Made in a 3HC cut
(Note: I didn't email to confirm that all of the alterations were doable before ordering, so I'm not sure if they can do or if they did do the alterations that I starred. All of the others were definitely done)
I've also linked a post I made using this Ingrid and comparing it to the longline Ingrid that I ordered.
This bra was so close to perfect for me, but unfortunately it's too small in the cup. I love the Ingrid fabric, the 3HC design, and the straps moved in 3cm. The gore is also overlapping and there are cookie pockets, neither of which I require but they have no negative effect on the fit for me (these were requested by the previous owner, who made the custom order). The band seems TTS, and is fairly stretchy. When a Comexim plunge fit me on the loose side in a 60L, I figured a 60L half cup would be perfect as I've read they run smaller than the plunge. However, like others have said, I really need to size up in the half cup style.
As sad as it is, I think I'll have to re-home this one and order one size up. Getting closer to finding my perfect fit https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":)" />
The wires are just a little too narrow, but the gore doesn't dig in. The pattern is lovely and doesn't show under most light tops. It doesn't give me as much lift or cleavage as my CH, CHP, and S styles from Ewa Michalak, but it's still more comfortable than my Cleo bras.
** This is a customized bra! The only non-standard measurements are CUP HEIGHT and GORE HEIGHT. DEPTH was requested but seems to measure as standard. **
This is my second round of customizations with Comexim and third attempt with making the 3HC cut work for me. My main concerns have been around lowering the cup height and increasing the cup depth, as the standard 3HC is too tall but too shallow at the same time. I decided to try this in the Ingrid since I think it is one of the most stable and classic Comexim styles and the mesh fabric would give a better ...idea of the fit than the thicker satin used on styles like the Basic. I emailed Joanna several times to discuss how to do this and showed her pictures of what I wanted, and she told me to request the below customizations:
Ingrid 60H: Please make 3HC, not Plunge - Wire size: normal for 60H, 21.5-22 cm before gore height reduction - Cup depth: increase 1 cm, total 20 cm (same depth as 60H Plunge) - Cup height: Reduce 1.5 cm, total height 12 cm - Gore: Reduce 1.5 cm to keep original cup shape - Outer cup length/strap attachment area: total length 6 cm, same as 60G * Final bra should be same wires as 60H, slightly deeper and shorter cups, strap placement like 60G
The resulting bra I received is pretty good, though the measurements didn't turn out exactly as I asked for. The cup depth came in at 19.5 cm instead of 20 as I requested, as I can feel that the cups are still a bit shallow. The cup height also came in at 12.5 cm, so it was reduced only 1 cm instead of 1.5 cm, and gore height reduced 1.2 cm instead of 1.5 cm. So, the cups are still a little taller and shallower than what I asked for, but overall it fits quite well.
However, like I wrote in my review of the Pearl Flower Mint, the outer cup angle and strap attachment were still not what I had asked for, which was to match the angle of the 60G. Still, because these cups are shorter and shallower than the Plunge, the straps end up naturally being placed about .5 cm further in, and I didn't notice any uncomfortable chafing from the strap placement though I would've preferred them a bit closer set.
My only issue with the fit is that the 3HC still seems to give me a bit of a flattened shape. The Freya Patsy/Summer Haze 3HC gives me a rounder shape, so I think this cut just isn't really suited for my body. I think there might be a bit too much projection at the wire so it doesn't have enough of a lifting effect, and the shallow center of the cup ends up pushing tissue both upwards and downwards in the cup. I might try it one more time with the correct cup depth, but the altered Plunge is definitely my preferred cut.
The band fits perfectly and is TTS. Like Pearl Flower Mint, the band is made from double layer printed mesh and lined with stretch tricot. The cups are also covered in printed mesh. I still love the antique rose aesthetic of Ingrid even though warm tones aren't usually my thing, as the colors are dusty enough to not read overly autumnal. The trims on my Ingrid 3HC are almost identical to my Ingrid Plunge, with lace at the upper cup and russet colored ribbon bows at the center gore and strap attachment, but this time I received a different elastic. The straps on this bra are satin-textured with picot edges rather than the simple diamond-edged elastic I received on my first Ingrid. It looks like Comexim routinely mixes and matches available trims across multiple bra styles, so you may expect some variations in elastic and lace.
If you're just experimenting with Comexim alterations, Ingrid is a great place to start to explore all their fits! Such a classic! Read more 578 more words
This bra's measurements have been altered
Requested wires of 60H, increased cup depth +1 cm, shortened cup height and gore, outer cup shape/strap placement of 60G
When I ordered this bra I was still very confused about Comexim sizing. It worked for a while when I was more of a small 28E and didn't mind some quadding, but now I'm more of a 28F I'll have to re-order it in another size to get the right fit.
The Good: 1) SO PRETTY. 2) The wires follow my IMF perfectly. They are the perfect combo of narrow without digging and soft without being unsupportive. 3) The 60 band is perfect on the loosest hooks. I cried for joy. I'm a small 28 and finding bands that fit on the loosest hooks is like, my life goal. ...4) The seamed foam is so so soft and yet it covers the nip. HOW?? Magic. 5) This is the first gore ever that has been narrow enough to not sit on ANY of my close-set tissue even though the cups are too small. It comes slightly overlapped. Magic again. 6) The projection is perfect. The round-projected shape is what they are naturally, and they're both firm and stubborn so they will fight anything that doesn't match them. They do not resist the Ingrid.
The Bad: 1) This one's on me. I needed a 60F/G at the time and now I'm probably more of a 60H. There is so much quadding. And yet I still chose to wear it for ages over other bras I had because it was comfy. 2) As a result it also makes my boobs look quite small under shirts (smaller than they already look under shirts.)
The Ugly: There is no ugly. The hype for this bra is real. Excuse me while I go reorder it in 60H. Read more 173 more words
This bra would be good for someone with average to narrow roots and some projection. Not suitable for shallow or wide/tall roots as this bra is pretty closed on top with a narrower cup shape. I typically wear a 30F and ordered a 65G. The volume was correct, but the shape wasn't.
Pros: super cute construction with soft foam cups and a comfortable band. The underwire is supportive without being uncomfortable, and the material is a breathable cotton blend. The band is true to size.
Cons: This is likely because the shape was wrong for me, but I found the part of the bra where the strap meets the cup to be a little irritating/itchy. The cups run small, so order at least one full cup size larger than you normally would in US/UK sizing.
Ingrid was a perfect fit for me (short roots, wide spaced, immediate projection) until I gained weight. https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_sad.gif" alt=":(" /> Now it quads and starts to hurt after a while. I think I'd just need one cup size bigger with my current measurements for it to be perfect.
Very pretty and makes me think of fall. I love the burnt orange flowers and bows. From what I've heard, this seems to be a "love it or hate it" kind of pattern, and I'm definitely in the "love it" category.
Despite the pattern, it doesn't actually show under white shirts as much as I would have thought, but I do still prefer to wear a tank top under them.
This bra is perfect. It seems it should be a bit small but some how isn't... I got this as my first custom order (Ingrid is normally a plunge) with cookie pockets, and I'm very happy with the results. I would say this bra is shallower that the plunges but not overly so. It's also more open on top, which is good for other shapes. I also noticed this band is much thicker than my other Comexims (other than Ginger) and I'm not sure why but I love it.
Overall I definitely recommend taking the plunge and ordering a custom bra from them.
So pretty but runs shallow and small in the cup for a 3HC (although this was a custom order). A really pretty fabric pattern and sweet but not over-the-top trim as many others have noted. Would not reorder in a larger cup size as the projection doesn't seem to be as deep as I need. So sad, it's so pretty and I really wanted it to fit, but just wasn't meant to be! Will be listed for sale here shortly.