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Papillon Half Cup (341)

AW2014 - Padded half cup bra with a two-part cup. More...
This bra is discontinued.

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  1. 55 H-L ... (26 :8-:12)
  2. 60 D-L ... (28 :4-:12)
  3. 65 C-L ... (30 :3-:12)
  4. 70 C-L ... (32 :3-:12)
  5. 75 B-L ... (34 :2-:12)
  6. 80 B-H ... (36 :2-:8)
  7. 85 B-G ... (38 :2-:7)

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  1. 8
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    65J

    Didn't fit

    My love for Comexim extends well beyond the exceptional construction and customization of their bras. I feel better supporting a company who manufactures inside their borders, and the smaller carbon footprint associated with travel from Poland vs China is compelling for this treehugger. Serendipitously, Comexim made a butterfly bra. Because I adore pollinators, it was my first choice. https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":-)" /> This bra I ordered with overlapping gore wires, straps moved inward, two seams, and cookie pockets. Undoubtedly, narrow gores are critical to my comfort. This gore does roll a bit to the left, but it does not sit on my tissue. Fantastic! I ... sincerely appreciate the .7" strap width: this width better distributes the weight of my breasts. The band length was surprisngly snug at 28". If you need a 30" band you will require an extender or need to size up. The cotton used for cookie pockets is some of the softest I've ever felt: unbleached, perhaps dye-free knit. Bliss. https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":-)" /> Initially, the cups created quad boob. But, after my second short duration trial, the cup edge is stretching to allow for more upper fullness. Like Anna Pardal cuts, this bra lifts, centers, and rounds beautifully. I was certain this cut was minimizing until I wore a thin knit. Giggle. Wow. I have narrowed the wire to create more depth. This bra was 5.75" wide initially. I bent them to 5.5" and that increased the depth enough to dramatically improve my comfort. I am in love...with a butterfly bra. https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":-)" />

    Edit: This fits one week per month. Yesterday, I ordered the 65K 3HC. I'm optimistic these two sizes are all I require for a month of comfort and support. https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":-)" />

    For those needing more or less immediate projection in Comexim/AP 3HC, here is a list:
    http://www.bratabase.com/list/g7q/
    http://www.bratabase.com/list/g7p/

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    • 2

      Looks fantastic on you! The butterfly print is insanely adorable!

    • 4

      Totally with you on the reasons why I love this company and butterflies, too! Haha, I just yesterday ordered it in a longline, been eyeing it for so long and now that summer is coming and I finally know their 3 part HC works for me, I couldn't hold out any longer! It looks fab on you and I wouldn't be surprised if every time you put it on your day starts off with a smile :)

    • 3

      Girl. This is the best fit I've seen on you to date.

    • 4

      Ooooh butterfles! Love the bra and the fit.

    • 4

      I think once I sell some neglected bras I might finally try comexim

    • This looks really pretty, must nicer than the stock photos. Do you know what UK size equivalent you would say this 65J is based on how it fits?

      Also when you ask Comexim for cookie pockets, do they include the "cookies" and do they charge you more for that alteration? Thanks!

    • 1

      letstalkaboutbras The cookies are not included, but the E.M. cookies should fit. Free alterations!! :-) :-)

      Because I have super short roots, I have not yet worn a 30GG in UK bras. 65J is "equivalent" on Bratabase to 30GG. The band is 28." The depth is 9.8". I strongly suggest using the measurements.

    • 4

      DressTheTwins Oh. I don't have any EM bras or cookies. I guess I can try to find equivalents online. I have a feeling that I might be between a 65HH and 65J in Comexim 3HCs (I'm a 28G/30FF in UK sizes, often sizing up in the band because 28s hurt my ribs, but technically 30s are too stretchy, so a 65 sounds ideal). There are surprisingly few measurements on here which is why I'm super grateful for your review! I figure 65J might work with cookies if necessary, I fear gore tacking problems in a HH. You say the depth is 9.8, but Bratabase is listing 10.2 ... Also I'm not entirely sure the bras I have are perfect fits in terms of depth (I can probably handle more projection) and the ones that do fit me have very varied depths. Boobs are complicated.

    • 2

      My letter phobia combined with very short roots has made this journey more complicated and expensive than I prefer. This bra has 9.8" of depth because I bent the wires. It arrived shallower and wider. The second 65J was less projected than this one. I ordered the cookie pockets hoping the cups were larger: no room for cookies. ;-) I hope the 65K has 10.2" of depth :-) :-)

      Perhaps the patterns are evolving... Best of luck :-) :-)

    • DressTheTwins Hi, I'm going back on this old post to ask if you have the cup height measurement for this bra? :)

    • letstalkaboutbras It's listed in "measurements": 6.8" tall :-) :-)

    • DressTheTwins Oh, I was looking in the wrong place! Thanks. That's much taller than my 65HH which is only just short enough. I think I need to size up in the cup and now I am perplexed again! D:

    • I've noticed as bras are more immediately projected, I can tolerate more height. But, if they are shallow, I swim unless the strap is very tight. For instance, this 65J height was perfect until I tried a 60L and 65K with more height. They were not too tall despite the added height. And, I'm hoping a 65L will not be too tall, but I can use a cookie when need arises :-)

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  2. 1
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    55H

    Fits

    This is my holy grail bra. I ordered it with the narrowed gore and lowered cups alterations, and it fits me like a dream. What an amazing bra. It's so comfortable and it makes my boobs look great. Words cannot express how much I love this bra. I might get it in 50HH next time since the band runs just a smidge big, but that's so minor I don't even consider it a problem. Comexim is the best. <3 <3 <3

    Updated on May 21, 2016 Flag this


    • I, too, so adored this bra. I'm thrilled for you!!

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  3. 0
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    65J

    Fits

    My first Polish bra! The bra came to me with an extender, which I'm surprised I didn't need. I can do the bra up on the loosest hooks comfortably, maybe the band is just very stretchy.
    The bra is very comfortable.
    This bra's measurements have been altered
    This bra has an overlapping gore

    Updated on Dec 08, 2016 Flag this

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    65J

    Didn't fit

    Runs quite small in the cup and large in the band. The band measurements are identical to my Ingrid plunge in 70G, and like that bra, I could wear it without an extender if I weren't worried about strain on the hooks. The cups measure smaller than my Freya/Fauve 30Gs, even though this is equivalent to a 30GG. It does have much more immediate projection than those bras. The cup measurements are also nowhere near 2 volumes larger than the 70G Ingrid. They're a half-volume larger at most--too small for me.

    Which would be fine, if the cup were open on top like Ewa and Fauve half-cups, but this ... is very closed at the center, and gives me quad boob. I don't think I can size up, because these wires (and therefore straps) are about the widest I can manage.

    That's a huge disappointment, because I love the profile this bra gives otherwise. It's much more subtle, much less locked-and-loaded than a Ewa half-cup. But the quad is JUST significant enough to be noticeable under clothing.

    Back to the drawing board on this one.

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    • 1

      I'm waiting on a 65L 3HC: hoping there will be enough space. I've not found a single UK bra that even remotely fits, so I'm thankful for your size comparison. Explains why I'm at 65L. Sigh. If the wires are too wide, I'll just bend them and enjoy the added immediate projection. Good luck!

    • 1

      Thanks! I'm wondering if RAISING but still overlapping the gore would solve the center projection problem for me...but of course, with my uber-close-setness, I don't know if I have room for that.

      I'm tempted to try the 70J or 65L myself, but the thing is...I've been comparing Comexims all over the place, and I feel like the cup sizing has been WILDLY inconsistent. I don't know if they just went through a recent re-engineering maybe, and I'm comparing newer and older bras, but I have yet to find any two Comexims where the cup volumes made mathematical sense to me.

    • A 65K 3HC arrived with a 5.75" width and another, ordered simultaneously, 65K 3HC arrived with 6.3" width. I found incredible similarity in the 60J styles I've measured. But, the 65J and 65K have been wild with variation.

      And, two bras arrived recently without their alterations; unwearable. Without Comexim alterations I cannot wear a wired bra without pain and swelling.

      There is some difference between fabrics (e.g. Geisha is more shallow near the wire, Tropical Garden is more projected, ....). Without using a reseller, it is almost impossible for me to know without "trial and error." Sincerely, I hope the variation minimizes quickly and alterations are unfailingly included. Sigh.

    • 1

      I'm glad it's not just me!

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  5. 0
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    65J

    Didn't fit

    A two-seam half-cup (one of Comexim's first, I think). It's a lovely, light, comfortable bra, but too wide and shallow for me. The band is short but surprisingly stretchy for Comexim.

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    65K

    Hasn't set fit

    This is such a gorgeous bra! The fabric is so soft and pretty. The butterflies are adorable and it is trimmed with pretty lace edging along the top of the cups. It is a half cup style, so it's more open on top. Unfortunately, I realized I needed a 3 part half cup as this one was just too shallow for me. It's even more beautiful in person! A must-have.

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    Updated on Jan 11, 2016 Flag this


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    70HH

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    Added on Aug 08, 2016



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    65J

    Didn't fit

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    This bra is not owned any more

    Added on Jun 18, 2016



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    65J

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    Added on Oct 25, 2014



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    65J

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    Added on Nov 06, 2014



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