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Bras » Comexim » Karen Bra (493) » 70HH 32:9

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Fits ribcage76.2
B. perimeter33.0
Stretched Band79.9
Band Length62.0
Cup width15.1
Cup depth24.7
Wire length26.0
Cup height19.2
Cup separation1.4
Gore height7.4
Wing height11.0
Strap width1.8

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  1. 5

    Hasn't set fit

    This is my Comexim set Black Friday sale that arrived yesterday, who hoo!

    Unfortunately, I have gained weight and it's just a *smidge* too small on my larger side - I know it probably looks like it fits. The fit on my smaller side is perfect though.
    The same with the matching panties, they fit, but would fit better if I lost 10 or 15 pds, lol. I think their size chart for underwear is pretty accurate.

    So these are the differences I can think of between padded plunges and Karen (unpadded plunge):

    Unlike many balconette bras, Karen has a 4-part cup; 3 parts on the bottom of ... the cup, and one part horizontal across the top. I think this makes the bra rounder on the bottom, instead of a pointer shape.

    The bra is double-lined, even across the lace; also the wings of the bra are double-lined. Not all bra manufacturers do this #ComeximQuality This is why these Comexim bras last so long!

    The top of cup is lined with an elastic - perfectly fine for my shape (FOB), but like the other review said-- if one is FOT, I'm wondering if that elastic edge would cut in a bit.

    Interestingly, the shoulder straps are unlike any other Polish bra I've tried; they really stay in towards the center of one's body! Completely different from Ewa Michalak BM bras, which tend to go a little wide with the shoulder straps.

    There isn't as much immediate projection as with an Ewa Michalak BM bra, it works okay for me (there's a little bit of space in between the underwire & my boob) but I guess one can always request "added depth at the wire."

    I think it actually runs large in the cup compared to a padded plunge in the same size; I would say probably size down.
    The gore is really narrow on this bra, too.
    about me: FOB, narrow roots and projected shape, center full. average root height.

    I think this is also a petite-friendly (or short breast root friendly. or high-set breast friendly) style, because like a typical Comexim, the underwires don't go very high towards the armpits, like some brands do.

    If one has a lot of breast tissue on the side, I don't think this would be a good style for them (maybe a brand like Elomi would be better?) because this is a good style for someone with narrow boobs/close-set breasts.

    the fabric itself is a navy blue leaves print, with grey lace, 3 grey bows, and dark navy elastic for the shoulder straps, and dark navy wings.

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      It's so pretty! I didn't know it was double lined. Now I want this set!

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      I just went to look for it and I don't think it's offered anymore! That or I can't find it on their website. Maybe I'll try Mystic instead.

    • WildWolff , you're right, I think it's gone! I couldn't find it either.
      Mystic would be interesting, I think it's their only half-padded bra?

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  2. 2


    This bra is so cute in person. I'm so glad I was able to order an unlined Comexim that was NOT white! It's nice to have something pretty and colorful in my bra wardrobe.
    Anyways, I'm quite pleased with how this bra fits me. The band is nice and firm, the lace on the top is stretchy and conforms to my soft tissue on top really well and makes me feel "enclosed," if that makes any sense. So far, the unlined, lacy-top bras I've ordered from Comexim have been perfect when it comes to that. (I haven't had much success with their padded bras, unfortunately; my left breast is ... just about a cup size bigger than my right, I think, so I always have one breast that fits and the other .... doesn't, lol. Lots of left quad boobage.) I didn't realize that the Karen has two vertical seams as opposed to the Emily; not sure how that affects fit? Regardless, this Karen fits me just about perfectly, except for the straps are set ever so slightly too wide. I did request the narrowed straps, but either they didn't or couldn't do that particular customization on this bra. (I ordered a Queen of Hearts and another Emily along with this Karen, and they both came with the narrow straps, so I'm thinking the design or something makes it not possible for them to narrow the straps easily.)
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