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Lottie Balcony Bra (CK1601)

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  1. 2
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    30DD

    Didn't fit


    • Their bras are gorgeous but none have ever fit me.

    • Same here, at least for their unlined bras. Their padded ones seem to be hit or miss.

    • Same here, at least for their unlined bras. Their padded ones seem to be hit or miss.

    • I told you! :D

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  2. 1
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    34HH

    Didn't fit

    This bra is so close to being great for me! It's my first attempt at getting a bra using the size recommended to me at the r/abrathatfits/ calculator, and I'm pretty impressed. The good: The gore tacks flat to my sternum, and is neither to wide nor too narrow. The bra feels sturdy and the band is perfect. The straps get short enough for me (which has been a problem in the past). I've only worn it to try it on, but the fabric feels firm enough to hold its shape all day. Also, the bows are incredibly adorable!

    The bad: The gore, while sitting beautifully, is just too ... high. In fact, and this is just a preference, the whole bra comes up higher than I'd prefer on my chest. Also in the 'purely preference' catagory-- I feel like the bra doesn't quite flatter my shape the way I'd like. I look more bottom heavy than I am in it. The cup size is just slightly too big-- even on my larger breast, I get a bit of gaping at the top. But most noticably, the bra is just too wide for me. The underwire extends an inch or slightly more past my root, and the sides of the cups feel empty, with some resulting wrinkling at the bottom. The tops of the cups run into my armpits, causing discomfort.

    In short, it's a lovely bra that would work beautifully on someone with slightly larger and wider breasts.

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  3. 1
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    28D

    Hasn't set fit

    Not good for shallow breasts; better for more projective breasts.

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  4. 1
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    32K

    Didn't fit

    Very pretty balconette bra. The band fits me perfectly, it seems. The cup is slightly small though on my larger boob, it's not quite overspill but there is some cutting into the tissue on the top of the cup. The centre gore starts out resting against my ribcage, but quickly lifts just a bit. I think this is due to the cups being slightly too small. They are wide enough but could be deeper for me.
    The color combination is very pretty too, the dark wine with dark blue indigo...

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  5. 1
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    32K

    Didn't fit

    I will write a review of this bra for my blog in due course but for now here is a brief summary.

    I LOVE this bra - it is so simple and pretty. I was longing for it to work for me.

    The top half of the cups are made from a sheer fabric with an embroidered edge which is very sexy. The candy pink bows and stitching are a girlie contrast to the elegant black and bring a bit of fun to the bra. The fabrics used are of high quality and feel wonderfully soft but durable.

    The band is reasonably firm and the section between the ... cups is not stretchy.

    The straps are narrower than some large cupped bras which makes a nice change. They are fully adjustable and have circular rings attaching them to the bra's band. There are three rows of three hooks and eyes.

    Sadly it was no good for me in 32K as it was still too small in the cups and cut into my upper breast tissue. Interestingly, however, the cups were too wide, meaning that yet again I had found a bra which was too shallow for me.

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    Quality
    Excellent!
    Comfort
    Excellent!
    Bra appearance
    Excellent!

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  6. 1
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    34K

    Didn't fit

    Well, this one is better for me than the Princess or the Emily, but it still doesn't work.
    It is a bit more supportive because the lower section of the cup is a nice firm satin material, and this is a larger amount of the cup than the lace part. Also the seam runs diagonally from low in the middle to high on the sides (just inside the strap attachment point) so it doesn't have the "square" effect that the Princess and especially the Emily did.

    The cups seem a little wider than on the others too. The band is made of fairly stretchy mesh and is not ... very supportive.
    It is quite comfortable for a fancy bra that doesn't really fit me, though! ;-) Other than the fact that the straps are too narrow and dig in, that is.

    Overall, Curvy Kate bras will be best for those with fairly perky boobs who don't need a lot of lift. And they don't really work well in the upper end of the size range. Again, it's possible that if I could get this in like a 32L or so it would fit better, but that's less clear than with the Princess.

    I like the pink stitching on the black part, it would be nice if there was some pink in the lace cup edging too.

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  7. 0
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    30DD

    Didn't fit

    Great quality bra, but wrong shape for me. Makes my boobs super pointy. Other than that fits true to size.

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  8. 0
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    30D

    Didn't fit

    Slight quadding and shape is not right for me. A bit to retro pointy for my tastes. I prefer a more rounded shape.

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  9. 0
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    30D

    Didn't fit

    Clearly, this bra was too small for me even at time of purchase, just didn't know it at the time. I have the white with pink details colourway which is nice and gentle, maybe the bows could be a bit smaller for my taste. The material has a little shine to it and is moderately flexible, but the lace is firm. Straps wide with satiny shine, band stretch mesh. Bra is true to size, maybe deeper than expected for this size. The vertical seam is quite pronounced, can show through clothing. Unfortunately I see the horrendous quadboob, so can't wear it.

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  10. 0
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    30E

    Didn't fit

    This is probably the best fitting bra I own now.
    My problem with it is the shape. It gives me a bit of a downward 7 shape, unless I adjust just perfectly in which case I can get more of an upward 7 shape. My nipples show through the mesh, so it's not even the shape being manipulated into the upside down 7 for me(the actual shape appears more even to FoB), it's the seam of the bra. 0_0

    If I push my tissue down and adjust more, instead of letting it fall into the cups, I can adjust the seams to be more of a perky shape.
    That's kind of ... annoying, and annoys me more than the fit of this bra (which is near perfect) makes me happy. Lol

    As for fit, I'm not sure if this would work for wide roots, but I'm guessing it's aimed more towards average. The wires are still a little wide for me, but I have an unusual shape and would otherwise need really narrow wires. Overall, the wires are the best I've tried aside from a Gossard Phoebe 30E I just received, but the cup depth doesn't work for me in that, of course. :(

    Cup depth in this bra is just about perfect. I feel like I could use maybe like a centimeter or two more xD so no big deal.
    The band is tight enough, but not too tight. It feels stretchy.
    I feel like this one is maybe best for even shapes.

    The gore has little separation, which works well for me.

    Appearance wise, I have mixed feelings. The bra is both very dainty (silk-like material, bows) and unappealing to me. Not ugly, just not all the colors, frills and lace that I normally go for. I think my taste in bras is super extravagant though.

    This seems like it'd at least be much more practical than what I normally go for, which is what I was aiming for.
    Fabric is also extremely silky feeling and comfortable.

    My biggest complaint is that shape. This is my first CK, so I can't speak for them all, but I think this would work well for more perky people, even, or FoB. I'm slightly even/slightly FoT with my left side, and it doesn't look like I'm being supported, but again, I actually am, it's just that my shape puts the seam in a weird area unless I spend forever adjusting. I'm slightly tuberous, so I just lack that bottom fullness and it makes me sad because if the seam were different, this would be my new go-to.

    I haven't worn it a full day yet, so I don't know if my adjusting will stay put or if it'll somehow go back to the unpleasant shape. I imagine it wouldn't, because if tissue were to move it shouldn't move upward unless I bent over and the cups and/or band were too big.
    I'll edit once I've worn it longer.

    Edit: Wore it longer. This bra makes me remember how much I hate my boobs. I guess it didn't fulfill it's purpose :p Just no way a good fit for even mildly tuberous people unless you're comfortable with showing your true shape. Most of what I own is to shape my boobs and make me look like I actually developed. This shows my actual shape and doesn't even make them appear lifted because of where the seam lies (which is probably partly due to being under developed). Blah. Why. :[ This bra literally depresses me.


    Edit2: Looking back, this bra was way too wide for me, which likely resulted in some of that dreadful shape.
    At the time, 5.6" was the narrowest I'd had trying out my new size. Now I know I need 4.8-5.3".


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