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Dottie Balcony Bra (CK6201)

SS2018 - Non-padded balcony bra with dotted fabric More...

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  1. 5
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    30GG

    Fits

    So remember when I said I won't be wasting money on any more CK bras.

    Well the customer support person said Dottie is a must try! for me, and I've just been so curious why she would say that. So when I saw Dottie in this colourway for $10ish bucks (with some Black Friday discount code and whatnot), I was like, ehhhh... I'm getting it.

    Turns out... Dottie doesn't fit so bad at all (and nowhere near as bad as Ellace).

    I got it in 30GG because the same person told me I need a band size down and a cup size up and I would completely agree except for one ... thing. The wires in CK bras are awful. They bend and flex and holy crap, they are just so so flimsy--and combined with the smaller band they get really distorted and wrap around my torso. On the bright side, I get a very solid tack with the gore, and even though the wires stretch out reeeeeally far, like almost to my back far, they are not uncomfortable. This bra in general is very comfy except for the (you probably guessed it) too short straps.
    That being said, I'm toying with the idea of replacing the wires with something (if not narrower then at least) more sturdy. As well as replacing the straps with something longer.

    The cups fit pretty well to be quite honest. It's not an amazing lift, but it is lift and support. It's a three part cup made of mesh, and then on the lower part of the cup there is a layer of dotted stretch mesh over it. Kind of a weird choice, as the base mesh has zero stretch but ok I guess.
    The cup edge does cut in somewhat on my larger side. That's just how it be with me. Larger cups would definitely be too large for me.

    I'm glad to say the band has none of that weird tension that Ellace has. It's very even on top, middle, and bottom of the band. It is a very good sized band for me, the reason in most photos it looks like it rides up is because it is riding up... the straps are pulling on it like crazy!

    So overall I would say Dottie is way way better bra than Ellace (I'm so sorry, Ellace lovers. I just can't get over the bad experience with it!) I'm definitely considering getting it in black and beige!

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    • 1

      It is a gorgeous color and looks great on you!

      Wire switchout warning: It doesn't work so well if a different width, as it shortens the band, adds twisted tension (for lack of a better explanation) and distorts the depth/projection. If it's the same general width, it works well though.

      @Sovavosi tried it last year I believe so maybe she can add more personal insight on it?

    • 2

      The wires I bought weren't tall enough to match the channel. CK has huge channels and very stretchy bands. The band pulled the wires back so much that the wires angled in and poked me in the ribs. I'm going to guess you have to get narrower wires that will fill the channel entirely, and/or harder wires like Panache to resist the band pulling.

    • 1

      Mainly what I am worried about is that it will change the shape of the cup and cups will be like...too forward and pointy... if that's a legitimate concern even...

    • 2

      I think it can do that. I haven't had success with it yet. Save the original wires, they are easy to put back in if it doesn't work for you.

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      Thank you Sovavosi : -)

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      Yes thank you! Sovavosi :)

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      I don’t really have a problem changing wires but I strongly suggest matching the wire to you breast root first. You might be surprised about how wires actually fit you.

    • 2

      Wow, I love it! I know what you mean about the wires. I think I had the same problem with them in my old 30FF Bardot. I had at least a finger width of space between the wires and my root. I wonder how a 28G or 30FF would be on me in this.

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      I think if you can find one cheap (this colour seems to be discounted everywhere) you should def. give it a try! I's miles different than Ellace.

    • I think if you can find one cheap (this colour seems to be discounted everywhere) you should def. give it a try! I's miles different than Ellace.

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      It looks like the bra, at least here, is not available in 28 bands. For some reason, I thought it was an older one that was available in 28. The 30 band for this one is possibly too big, but if it’s cheap enough, it’s probably not a problem to start with the middle hooks as it would also be part of a larger collection/rotation. But I have so many other bras in mind, so this one is probably a back burner bra.

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  2. -

    34HH

    Didn't fit

    Didn't write a review

    Added on Nov 21, 2018



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    38H

    Hasn't set fit

    Didn't write a review

    Violet colorway

    Added on Jun 30, 2018



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    30G

    Hasn't set fit

    Didn't write a review

    Sangria colorway

    This bra is not owned any more

    Added on Sep 10, 2018



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    36FF

    Hasn't set fit

    Didn't write a review

    Added on Jul 28, 2018



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    36GG

    Didn't fit

    Didn't write a review

    Added on Nov 22, 2018