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Dreamcatcher Balcony Bra (CK2301)

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  1. 6
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    30F

    Didn't fit

    Very short-waisted, immediately projected, slightly narrow, shallow apex projection, even vertical distribution, center full, close-set breasts....

    Narrow projected ladies, this is a readily available bra that may fit! Wow. This has better projection than the 65G SM Ewa Michalak I just tried. Although 30F Dreamcatcher is too narrow for me, the immediate and apex projection are nearly perfect. Curvy Kate 30G Bardot is a similar fit, but this 30F Dreamcatcher has slightly better immediate and center projection. You may be able to tolerate a smaller Dreamcatcher than your typical size, if you need narrow wires.

    Center projection. This bra has more center projection than Bardot, Portia, Madagascar and the CK ... plunges. If you have center full breasts, the gore will likely be too wide, but there is fabric to accommodate tissue near the wire. Although it is one size too small, I continue to use it as a baseline for all other bras, because I need center projection. Gorsenia tops Curvy Kate as do some of the disconnected gore models offered by Wacoal. Still, Dreamcatcher is better than most.

    The band is not as supportive as I had hoped. It is a single layer mesh and runs a bit large, in my opinion. But, if you need to narrow and/or overlap a gore, this band has the extra space required for that alteration in your preferred size. Finally, the band has 2x3 fasteners. Curvy Kate adds 3x3 fasteners at 30FF, which I prefer.

    Sadly, the outer materials are scratchy. The fine mesh lining the cups, however, is very soft amd smooth. If you have sensory issues, Dreamcatcher is not a good option. Gia is better, but the geometric material along the top of Gia's cup will irritate some. Still, I recommend Comexim and Lejaby for those demanding the softest materials.

    None of my complaints are significant enough to sway my recommendation: narrow and projected breasts may adore the space in this bra. I like it well enough that I'm searching Bratabase measurement tables to identify the next size. Many thanks to those of you who add measurements!! :-) :-) A 30FF is on its way. The projection is THAT good. :-)

    Thank you, courtnelius !!

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  2. 3
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    38H

    Fits

    Ideally I would like my bras to hold my breasts on the front of my body, and I found this one nearly does that, but I still feel like the girls sit a little wide. The shape of the cup is very nearly rounded, but comes to a slight point, which I have yet to really adjust to as I have been wearing lined bras up until the last couple months, when I found you wonderful people. Over all I'm really liking curvy kate, because the fabric feels nice and flexible while still having enough elasticity to stay in place correctly. Over all very happy with this bra.

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  3. 2
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    28JJ

    Didn't fit

    This bra is very nice looking and less scratchy than the CK Princess. The upper edge of the cups are still slightly itchy, so not good for people with sensitive skin. The top of the cups are closed and fit well on my shallow top. I find the cup width on par with the Princess, therefore it is too wide and shallow for me. It does not do a good job of pulling my breast tissue toward the center, this bra emphasizes my splayed shape. If the CK Princess is a good fit for you, this bra is an attractive looking alternative.

    Black colorway

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      I found the materials scratchy, too. Vegas and Daydreamer are designed to hold breasts closer to the center than Dreamcatcher and Princess.

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  4. 2
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    30G

    Fits

    My shape: Projected, short rooted, even/functionally full on bottom, somewhat narrow, soft tissue.

    The cups fit true to size, but the band on mine runs about a size large. Overall this fits me OK, although I do get some rubbing on my tail of spence, and I get a hint of the "upside down 7" shape. The vertical seam is quite pronounced, which creates a strange looking lumpy line under clothes.
    I'm pretty underwhelmed by the Dreamcatcher, and will be returning it.

    Melon/Apple colorway

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  5. 1
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    30FF

    Fits

    My second HG bra! If only the nude color was cheaper... Like the Portia, it has elastic sewn into the top of the cups to keep it from overflowing and gaping. The embroidery seems cheap and shiny and is already starting to fuzz up. But it fits! Close set and full on top with projection. Gives a natural rounded shape.

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  6. Short, projected, center full, even, slightly narrow, close set breasts....

    Narrow and projected breasts: this 30FF has a 5.5" cup width and 11" of projection. This is one projected cup! And, the immediate projection is second only to Gorsenia and Comexim (unlined only). Obtaining this amount of projection in every other brand I've tried resulted in a "too tall" cup height. There are wrinkles in my narrower breast's cup, because the gore is not flat. The gore is too wide.

    The 30F Dreamcatcher fit better in the top of the cup, but my slightly narrow breasts required more cup width. And, the yellow fizz colorway is softer, but that is ... due to several months of frequent handwashing by its previous owner. The black colorway is stiff. However, a soak in vinegar/water may remedy this issue. The fit is so good, I will tolerate the stiff fabric. How I would love Curvy Kate to improve the texture of this fabric. Ellace and Florence are soft, but Dreamcatcher is stiff.

    Whereas Portia holds the breasts closer to the body, Dreamcatcher allows significantly more center and immediate projection. These are the characteristics that endear me to Dreamcatcher. My breasts are happy in this bra...until I sit. The cup painfully collapses. My breasts become torpedoes when I drive/sit, and I need the immediate and center projection only Gorsenia provides.

    Dimensionally, Dreamcatcher is remarkably similar to Madagascar. However, Madagascar is...uncomfortable for me. I attribute this to Madagascar having less center projection and slightly less immediate projection. However, both bras receive strong recommendations from me. If you need more center projection, choose Dreamcatcher. More center projection is available in these CK bras: http://www.bratabase.com/list/glk/ And, if these are not center projected enough, Gorsenia unlined balconettes are the most center projected bras I've encountered.

    With one reservation (the fabric), I recommend this bra for narrow, projected breasts. The fabric may be lamentable, but you, like me, may find the fit overcomes all fabric concerns. I'm armed with Eucalan and vinegar... :-)

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    Black colorway

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    Updated on Feb 16, 2017 Flag this


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      So happy you found a keeper!

    • 1

      Looks great! So glad!!!

    • 1

      Very beautiful also clothed.
      Bratabase recommended Dreamcatcher to me after feeding the system with my measurements.

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  7. 1
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    34G

    Fits

    I tried this on sort of on a whim at the local bra store. They had a sale but I figured Curvy Kate wouldn't work for me. I've always suspected I'm even/full on top in shape but without a second set of boobs to compare to, I wasn't too sure. Tried this one, and it might be my best fitting bra I've ever put on. There's slight wrinkling at the outer top corner on my smaller breast, but the other side is smooth, no gaps or cutting in. The material could definitely be softer but I think with some wear and a few washes it will be fine. It gives me a nice natural slightly rounded shape, under clothes it just looks very "me" and there's no weird point or flat spots some bras will create. I'm pretty excited about this one.

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  8. 1
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    32F

    Fits

    I was a little iffy about Curvy Kate after trying one that fit but seemed really cheaply and poorly made. This one is much better! The shape is just a little pointy but overall very natural and flattering. The back slides up just a little but isn't a dealbreaker.

    rose colorway

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    • 3

      How many reviews have you uploaded with not a single picture or measurement? What matters to me most is the measurements and pictures!! Sigh.

    • 2

      dbmamaz I'm just getting started here :) I did add measurements on the bras I intend to sell, but I do plan to go back and add measurements and photos to all of them.

    • Also, a review should not just include how the bra fits YOU, but should be a little more general, so it is helpful for other people as well.
      You can add your personal notes about bra fit as a "note" to the bra, so it's not visible to others.

      I don't mean this as an offense. Maybe it would be helpful if you check out other reviews with many positive votes, so you can figure out what is important :)

    • 1

      @braccrastination I'm not a professional reviewer and I'm also new to the site, but I would hope that any information I provide would be helpful to someone somewhere :)

    • bracrastination I'm not a professional reviewer and I'm also new to the site, but I would hope that any information I provide would be helpful to someone somewhere :)

      (oops, made a typo and had to post again to get your username name right)

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      and sorry if we seem to be ganging up, its just there's been a lot of people posting reviews without measurements. and thats what makes this place different than reading about the bra on amazon or something - the data, the measurements. Its not just you

      But most of us are not professional reviewers. I'm sure not. I've been learning a lot here over the past 2 months

    • 1

      vexingbet You could include the characteristics of your own boobs in the review, so people who read it would know if it applies to them or not.
      (i.e. wide/narrow root, fullness on top or on bottom, hanging or not, and so on.)

    • Btw I'm not a professional reviewer either, I think none of us on Bratabase is :)
      Still, it IS possible to write reviews in a way that does not just give your own impression, but also would be helpful to others.

    • 1

      bracrastination I hadn't encountered any of these terms for shape until I came here. I don't know what shape I am and it really just confuses me more. Is there any way (maybe asking for fit help?) I can get help determining what my shape is?

    • 4

      I think the main reason for the all the comments is because you posted your review as a public adventure. I'm surprised to be honest as I've mainly found Bratabase to be very supportive. It stinks that you're gettng attacked when you're just trying to find bras that fit.

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      uniteacher Thank you for understanding that I'm a newbie :) I see now that I did flood the adventures page. Can I undo that? I didn't realize at the time that clicking that box did anything more than just make the review public. Live and learn, I guess :/

    • 5

      I agree with uniteacher , I am personally shocked at some of the comments on this thread. I don't think it is really that hard to be welcoming or at least civil to newbies who are just discovering the site and how it works. There's no good reason to start out by immediately jumping on them.

      How would you guys feel if someone had attacked you the very first day you posted here?! Did we rudely demand that you contribute something to us before we had even helped you with anything? I think not, that is certainly not the way I was greeted at any rate. If people on this site welcomed you when you arrived, if others have been kind and patient with you in your fitting journey I feel like you should try to pay it forward.

    • vexingbet

      As far as I'm concerned, it looks great. I'm jealous, 'cause Curvy Kate just doesn't work for me. Wires are much too narrow, at least as far as I can determine. :(

      --Kristine

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  9. 1
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    38HH

    Didn't fit

    The bra is very pretty, but the fabric is a bit too scratchy to be comfortable to wear all day. The support is adequate, although the fabric is a little bit flimsy, The straps are set too wide at the bottom for my taste and comfort, but that is probably the way the balcony style is. The center sternum pokes me a little when I lay on my side. Excellent separation and lift, but I would need a softer fabric to wear it all day. The wires are of a narrow u-shape, which I did not think would work when I first saw it. However, the wires fit beautifully with the exception of a little poking occasionally in the armpit.

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  10. 1
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    28E

    Didn't fit

    This is the best fit I've ever had with a bra. I can tell it's not perfect, but I don't have anything better to compare it with (yet). I'm sad that I have to return it, but if I had gotten it cheaper I'd seriously consider keeping it... But it was $66 on amazon and I really can't justify that.

    I can wear it comfortably on the 3rd hook (brand new) so that is only adding to my desire for 26 bands, although it wouldn't be a big deal if it was the only issue - I'd happily alter it or wear a rixie clip after it stretched ... out. The real reason is that I seriously don't think I can do soft cups. First of all, I can't wear most of my wardrobe and be modest. Which is enough, really. But after having this bra on for about an hour, my skin is starting to feel irritated and itchy. I don't think I could be comfortable with this as a daily bra... maybe with nipple tape? I thought that was just a modesty thing but someone mentioned to me recently that they thought it could make this kind of bra more comfortable. Anyway, I'm not going to keep this bra long enough to figure it out, but it's something I'd like to explore later. Also, while the shape it gives me isn't horrible, it could be better. Oh, and the gore digs into righty a little :(

    Positives: The fit in the cup amazed me. It seems to be just my size, with the wire circling around my breast like it's supposed to and my breasts filling out the whole cup. Even though it wasn't worth keeping, it was exciting to think, "omg! Something that fits my boobs! There is hope!!"

    Note: I'm wearing the band on the tightest hook in the pictures.

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