I've been curious about Comexim bras for a while, but up until recently, they haven't been the easiest to get your hands on, especially without free shipping and free returns like most of my Amazon bra purchases. Luckily, Breakout Bras has started selling a lot more on Amazon recently, which reminded me to look into their Comexim assortment, and I decided to take the plunge and grab this bra directly from their website.
Although I originally planned to get the Basic Plunge first, I saw the Magic on their website and was instantly entranced. It reminded me of a review I saw a while ago on Big ... Cup Little Cup for an emerald green Wellfitting longline bra with black trim, and I just loved the distinctive look of this combination. Luckily for me, they had a 28F listed. After messaging with Melissa from Breakout Bras, who normally recommends ordering up 2 sizes from your UK cup size (28FF), I decided to just order the 28F and hope for the best.
The bras are labeled for them by Comexim with UK sizes only, but I confirmed with their customer service and with my measurements that the original Comexim size is 60G. Now, this is very confusing because according to the Comexim website this size should be impossibly small (their chart lists 60G as 58-62 cm underbust, 81-83 cm bust), but everyone else on BTB said that ordering your normal UK size band should totally be fine, so I went with that advice. Otherwise, Comexim's size chart would put me square in the middle of a 65 and 70 band, and gives me the size recommendations of 65G and 70D. I could probably pull off the 65G but the 70D would just be crazy.
Thus for sizing, I'd definitely say the band runs TTS (their website actually says it should be impossible for me to fasten a 60 band if my underbust is 67-68 cm, but I assure you this is untrue . . . I don't even need an extender, but the fabric of this particular bra is extremely stretchy so this may not be true for all styles). I felt that the 60G cups fit well but were a little on the smaller side, and I could probably do the 60H/28FF since my larger side gets some overflow, and I feel the wires are a little narrow. Since EU sizing is based on centimeters and not inches when it comes to cup measurements, the difference in cups is a little bit smaller and more forgiving than in UK/US sizing.
Regarding the appearance, I think this bra is just stunning. The body fabric is actually a heavy stretch nylon/poly/spandex blend that is very similar to American Apparel Disco Pants or 80s workout gear, however due to the rich color, it doesn't look cheap. Inner cups are lined with cotton, and the wings are lined with black stretch tricot for further stability. The band ends in a nice deep leotard back. This bra is the style with black eyelet lace trim at the upper cups and scalloped black elastic straps. It looks great under clothing and gives both breasts an amazing shape, with no sign of the 1 cup size asymmetry that some other bras enhance.
My only feedback on this bra that makes it less than ideal is that because the straps are much thicker than I am used to, they put a lot of pressure on my shoulders, which are constantly stiff and sore due to poor posture. It is not related to the tightness of the straps, simply the amount of constant pressure on the sore muscles and nerves in the area, and I get the same kind of pain whenever I wear racerbacks. If not for this, a truly lovely bra. So happy to have had a great experience with my first Comexim purchase, and I'll be adding others soon!
Update: Since I have received my 60H bras now directly from Comexim, I can confirm that the main problem with 60G is that the wires are too narrow and small for me, and the cups are slightly too shallow in this size, but the 60G cup height and strap positioning is better for me. Looks like I'll be going the custom route from now on to order custom lowered 60H!
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