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Tempt Me Plunge Bra (SG4001)

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This bra is discontinued.

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  1. 4
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    30F

    Didn't fit

    Noob originally called my attention to this bra with her review( http://www.bratabase.com/browse/curvy-kate/tempt-me-plunge-bra-sg4001/) And once I saw it I had to have it! I went full on MY PRECIOUS! And I scoured the inter webs. As the style is discontinued, I thought it would take some digging, but I found a secondhand one on eBay within 15 minutes. My breast shape is wide, tall full on bottom and sides and slightly shallow on top, and this seems to work quite well with it. I originally was going to order a 30E, but bratabase steered me toward the 30F. I'm not sure if curvy kate runs small, but the recommendation seemed to be about right. Any who, the first thing I noticed is how soft this bra is. The cups are really comfortable, and the straps are a good thickness. Mine was a little worn, and as a result, I snapped one of the top buttons off. I don't think that is standard though. All in all one of my more comfortable bras.

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    • 1

      Looks pretty good on you, maybe a little small in the cups. Yeah from my experience, the pink and black one ran really small in the cups so I'm glad you sized up at least!

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      Agree a bit small in the cup, but super great lift!! Perfect if you ever have a deep or swooping shirt neckline!

    • 1

      I really like this bra too! I hope there's one for the finding when I have the extra funds to get one! It looks great on you.
      I have to agree with everyone else, the cups seem too small for you. It also appears to be too shallow, it looks like there is some collapsed cup beneath your breast which is keeping the wire from being in your IMF.

    • Thank you so much guys! Wow i really needed your feedback! If anything i thought the cups were a little too big on the left boob. Do you think a cup size up or this is not the shape for me?

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      This is not the shape for you. This is much too shallow for you - the underwire is obviously far below your IMF & there’s lots of empty space above the wire where the cup collapses. You are not shallow. This bra is very wide and shallow - you are projected.

    • 1

      Ah, yep, now that I have the pictures larger in front of me on my computer rather than my small phone screen, I can see the very large empty area at the bottom and lower side of the cups. Agreed, definitely too shallow a shape. Too bad. :(

    • 1

      I agree this bra is too shallow for you. But if you really like it, try the size up, see if you like the way that fits. Remember, if you love it and it is comfortable, it doesn't have to be a perfect fit! You just want to avoid squishing your boobs too much or the tissue could migrate!

    • Ahh good to know! Thank you all. I'm still learning what to look for in a well fitting bra. Although geez how small are these cups if I have to move up a G. Good thing I didnt buy the E cup I guess. As far as the bra being in the wrong place in relation to my IMF, is that a byproduct of putting the bra on incorrectly or a byproduct of lack of compatibility with the shape?

    • I would try the midnight/black or raspberry/charcoal if you really like this bra. I had this colorway in 28F, and it was too small but the 28FF just got taller in the cups, and really wide underwires and fit the IMF worse.

    • It's definitely not you! You could try to put the bra on perfectly as much as you want, and try to shove the bra up, but the cups will always be too shallow of a slant directly above the underwires, so the shape will never be compatible. It will forever slide down and have that empty space and wrinkles at the bottom.
      And btw, the next size up is FF, not G. :)
      Some bra cups are shaped more like < while others are shaped like C and all angles in between. You gotta find the correct slant or curve to fit the slant or curve of your breast. No amount of forcing can ever change how the bra cups were constructed! :)

    • It's definitely not you! You could try to put the bra on perfectly as much as you want, and try to shove the bra up, but the cups will always be too shallow of a slant directly above the underwires, so the shape will never be compatible. It will forever slide down and have that empty space and wrinkles at the bottom.
      And btw, the next size up is FF, not G. :)
      Some bra cups are shaped more like < while others are shaped like C and all angles in between. You gotta find the correct slant or curve to fit the slant or curve of your breast. No amount of forcing can ever change how the bra cups were constructed! :)

    • Lol no idea how that posted twice, sorry!

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      Noob thank you! I will see if maybe I can find that size
      Slava-Zone Aha! thank you so much! (Still so much to learn) I need to get it out of my head that I am rather shallow. I mean to me my chest looks tall and shallow, but that is not really the case it seems. Do you have any brand recommendations?

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      Curvy Kate's bras are not all shallow EmmaOh , I've heard/seen really good things about their non-padded bras. I own their Kitty Padded Bra (discontinued) and it has a decent amount of projection and seems to have fairly stretchy cups instead of really stiff foam cups. Non-Padded cups really are the way to go in figuring out what you need in a bra and what shape you need and like the best. The constant recommendation is Cleo/Panache, Ewa Michalak, and Fantasie. Freya too of course. But Ewa & Cleo may be too narrow for you, Tutti Rouge could be an good choice. What exactly are you looking for in a bra? That could help narrow down recommendations.
      I just find bras I really like, research them on here and try them! Buy from somewhere with easy returns. I like buying off here because it's not retail price and feel more comfortable trying new bras that way. I can always re-list them if they don't fit!

    • 2

      I just got the Curvy Kate Ellace and it's pretty good projection. My Cleo by Panache Marcie has really good projection. And I agree with Ewa Michalak having a good shape too.
      Stretchier materials are better for firm breasts, because you would need a bra in stiffer fabrics shaped absolutely perfectly for you, otherwise the bra will always be fighting to reshape tissue that just doesn't want to budge. The breasts will fight back and win, pushing the bra around. :P
      You may not necessarily be super projected, as there is a spectrum between shallow and projected, but the bottom of your breast can still need a lot of immediate projection regardless of overall breast depth.
      Just look at a lot of pictures on here, even if it's not in your size, to see overall cup shape and how in general it fits on breasts and how breasts sit in the cups. If there are reviews written, try to see if the person wrote about their breast shape and tissue density so you can get a verbal as well as visual idea of how certain breasts fit into the cups. It takes some time, but by looking at a lot of breasts, you can eventually recognize density and shapes, which will in turn help you match up yours and know your own shapes. Then, if someone has a similar shape or size range as you, you can follow them and maybe try the bras that worked for them! If you follow those opposite shapes and density of you, you might be able to buy the bras that weren't compatible with them as well!
      Those are a few tips and tricks to picking out bras that might work better before you even pay for them. :) There will still always be a lot of trial an error. BUT, eventually you'll have a "no" list of shapes, styles, and brands, so at least you've used process of elimination to make the list of possible bras to wade through just a bit smaller and easier to navigate. :)

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      LeProfessor Thank you so much for your tips. I like things with a decent lift and not too much padding. I am still a little unsure of unlined bras. Is the only place to order Ewa from her website? I've been wanting to try hers.
      Slava-Zone Thank you so much for your help! I will be sure to spend time looking at all of the bras and all of the shapes! I took me a while to figure out mine is and I'm still not sure! Thank you so much for your help!

    • I know you can purchase Ewa from other places, I just can't remember for the life of me where. They sell them on the listings here from time to time. You might want to try a 70/32 in Ewa instead of a 65/30 because her bands tend to run tight, so I hear. I highly recommend non-padded cups for really figuring out shape, most women, including myself, are "afraid" of them and eventually find they are the best for fit and support!
      But I think you may really like Aerie bras. www.ae.com They have a wide variety of non-padded, lined, padded, and push-up. I've been wanting to try them myself but haven't gotten around to it.

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  2. 3
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    32HH

    Didn't fit


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  3. 2
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    28E

    Didn't fit

    This bra has been discontinued many years ago, so this review is probably irrelevant. If you are ever able to get your hands on the Raspberry and Charcoal colorway, this is the one I am reviewing today. I've owned all of the Curvy Kate Tempt Me's in various colours and sizes, and this is the only one that is true to size (in this size range). Please note I did move the straps in on mine, and the band is altered which is reflected in the measurements.

    The thing I loved the most about Tempt me is the soft fabric of the cups. It ... is very comfortable when it fits correctly, or almost correctly. I fell in love with the contrasting colours of the fabric and the lace. Today, I only own this one and the Black and Blue one in 28F since these two fit me the best.

    Curvy Kate has replaced this bra with the Temptress (which is unfortunately now also discontinued, but may be easier to get). Tempt me fits me better due to the shallow cups. I've tried Temptress in 30E in the past, and it was a total disaster (review here: http://bra.pe/XOga/)

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      Wow that bra is stunning on you! I'm on the hunt for it now!

    • Thank you!! I hope you are able to find one in your size. Post around on reddit, maybe someone has one laying around!

    • 1

      I've been "tempted" to try this. The contrasting colors are beautiful. Glad you found one that fits!

    • It's definitely worth a try if you can get the right size since they change in all the colours! Also, the wires do keep getting wider as you increase in cup size.

    • 1

      Noob Found it!! Ordered it on eBay! Ooh really hope it fits

    • 1

      EmmaOh That's awesome! Congrats! I hope it fits you as well :)

    • 1

      Noob Thank you for posting about it! The style looks right up my alley so much appreciated!

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  4. 2
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    30FF

    Fits


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  5. This was a suprise hit for me. I ordered this on the basis of a recommendation here on Bratabase. I was very skeptical that this would work for me as I tend to not get on well with plunges and totally expected I would end up sending it back.

    When I first tried it on I felt quite exposed and wondered if I should have ordered the next cupsize up - I did already go up a cup more than I would normally wear as I the general consensus seemed to be that this runs small in the cup. However I've twisted, turned and contorted and cannot see any ... spillover anywhere outside the cup even in extreme positions so I think the problem is just that I am not used to wearing a bra that is so open in the center of my chest - I tend to stick with balconettes that come up higher in the middle. I actually prefer the wires sitting lower at the center gore as the ones that come up a little higher always poke my breast on the larger side (I have very little space between them). While this is usually not painful I would prefer for it not to happen.

    I'm not really big on the cleavage look but this gives a nice amount of cleavage without looking obscene. The band on this feels a bit tighter than the thrill me I already own (which I had to fasten on the tightest hook from day one) so I expect it should wear better long term. The icing on the cake is that this bra is *really* comfy. I can see this becoming a favourite and will probably occupy space in my underwear drawer for a long time to come. Definitely a keeper!

    ETA: Having now worn the bra for a whole day I am now seeing that crease in the base of the cup that others have mentioned, however it is only happening on one side (the bigger one). So I think this is probably what others have suggested, orange in a glass caused by the cup being too shallow in the bottom. My boobs are relatively firm so the fact that this isn't happening on the smaller side seems to confirm the orange in a glass theory. It's still a keeper - the crease wasn't visible under my work uniform and this bra is way too comfy to give up.

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  6. 2
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    28J

    Didn't fit

    I have firm, close set boobs and the cleavage this bra gives me is awesome! Ever since I outgrew the Deco range, I've been craving a bra to give me cleavage and this one does it! It isn't a perfect fit- the cups cut in JUST slightly, but it's not noticeable in clothing at all. I'd read that the band was very stretchy, but I found it to be smaller than Freya's 28 bands, although probably a little looser than Curvy Kate's other 28's.

    Looks wise, this bra is GORGEOUS and now I want to buy the gold set! The colors are just fabulous and I love how ... much detail is in this bra. Also, praise the lord, it's PADDED! Since moving up the cups to more HH and J's, I'd begun to give up on finding padded and molded bras, but this one just tickles me pink!

    My one warning is that if you don't do well with plunges, this might not be for you. It is a fine bra for me, with firm breasts, for day to day wear, but someone with softer boobs would definitely experience some spillage.

    If you choose to get the shorts/thong, I found that it ran tight even for Curvy Kate. I took a 10 in the Emily briefs, but the 14 in this thong was quite tight- I really need a 16 in these.

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    • What color do you have? If you're still looking, I have the black/gold in 28HH That I would totally trade :)

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    28GG

    Didn't fit

    I like this bra, which is why I've bought it in the wrong size (twice in fact, measurements of the other incorrect size to be entered soon!). The 28GG certainly gives the illusion of fitting from the front, as I appear to fill the cups with no overspill. However, the cups actually extend a few centimetres further around the sides than my breast tissue does. This illusion of a good fit is caused by the bra being a moulded, padded style, which I always find covers up a bad fit pretty well. Like the whole Showgirl range, the band is stretchier than standard Curvy Kate bras and ideally ... I'd like a 26 band as I find a tight fit more comfortable.

    I find this bra very comfortable to wear but sadly it does not create a good shape for me. I do not have any cleavage with this bra, but I usually do with most plunge styles. It flattens me out as I find the cups quite shallow and the cups come up high on the chest.

    Even though I appear to be incompatible in size and shape with this bra, I will continue to wear it as it is so comfortable and pretty. For me the 28G is a better fit (I usually wear a 28FF), although still causes the same shape issues

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    • Hi, I noticed that you've tried both the Wild and the Tempt Me. Are they basically the same shape? I want to get the Wild because it's gorgeous but the Tempt Me is too wide-set for me so I fall out the middle. Does the wild have more coverage in the center? Thanks!

    • Yes, they're exactly the same cut unfortunately :(

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  8. November 2015 Update: When I swoop and scoop, I get quadboob. Band is still too large and breasts settle back to my armpits and wires sit on breast tissue. For some reason the seam of the bra causes the apex of the bra to be more east-west than my own already-cockeyed breasts, and they point down too, so creates a terrible silhouette under clothing. I've attached a picture of me pointing at my apex next to the point of the seam so you can see how off it is. I will be so sad to see this go because the charcoal and magenta coloring is the most stunning ... I've ever seen. But, alas, the bra is all wrong and the underwear is too small anyway. :(((


    **UPDATE** Now that my breasts are bigger, they definitely fill the cup, but the band is still to large and with the combo of the wires being too narrow, it sits on my breast tissue on the side, and are too low so my breasts want to STILL slip out the side. Also, now the cups point awkwardly down and away, so even though I get sexy moundage at the top of the cups, under shirts, the apexes are seriously east-westing. I just don't think this will ever work. :(


    Original 2014 Review: This is a brand new bra purchased from the UK eBay site. First of all, it is absolutely gorgeous. The Charcoal/Raspberry combo is stunning. I purchased the matching short with suspenders, and they are mighty fine! This set is beautiful and I just HAD to have it no matter what...which is why the bra doesn't fit perfectly.

    I bought this bra knowing that I would have to alter the band tighter. But the cup volume is really good. (Depth from armpit underwire across apex to edge of cup is 6.75, but from wire to wire it's about 7.75. Entering the depth was a bit confusing since the wires on this bra plunge so far in the middle.) When I swoop-and-scoop and have my fiance hold the band tighter, I fill the cups all the way. I don't get any cleavage, but that's because I have wide-set, shallow breasts and there are no push-up pads in this bra. Going down in the cup would probably cut in. If I'm not standing up perfectly straight, or I move my arms forward, the straps are so wide in my armpits that the cups buckle and large gaps form over my breasts. (Can see in images provided) The color is stunning though. Have I mentioned yet how much I love the colors? :)

    The wires don't go very high under the arms, so that may be a problem, but hopefully after altering the band the wires and cups will fit tighter against my chest and no armpit spillage will happen. The width of the wires is great though.

    While the band doesn't ride up yet (I'd say it has medium firm-ness), I still have to have it on the tightest hook with the straps pretty tight for the cups to press against my chest with no gaping. I hope to make the center gore a bit narrower and the band several inches shorter.

    Pros:
    - Super plunge so it would be great under low necklines
    - Despite plunge, wires luckily do not dig in.
    - BEAUTIFUL colors and the details in the bows and decorative buttons add a great touch
    - Staps are extremely adjustable
    - Cup volume is good - wide and shallow, which is what I need
    - Sturdy band, so when altered it shouldn't be too stretchy
    - The fabric is really extremely soft on the inside of the cups, and the band material is very slippery and soft. Satin is very smooth and soft. Very comfortable fabrics all around.

    Cons:
    - Band is too loose
    - Details will show under thin shirts
    - Dart in lace causes a slight pucker and point at the bust apex; could look like east-westing nipples worn under shirts that aren't tight/thick enough to flatten the points down.
    - Cups gap when arms press against body or face forward.

    I wish I could have this in my true size, 28E, but my options are limited money-wise so hopefully altering will work out! :) I will add updates once altered.



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  9. 1
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    32F

    Didn't fit

    This is probably at least 2 sizes too small, but the cup edge doesn't cut in. I found it quite comfortable until I put on a bit of weight recently and now it's a bit tight in the band. Bizarrely I also own this in a 32FF which fits about the same. One size up only sits further back under my armpits and higher on my breast. Cup is quite shallow, I think I suffer from 'orange-in-a-glass' syndrome in this bra (and many others), I cannot fill the bottom and the bra sort of flops over at the empty bit.

    Updated on Nov 11, 2013 Flag this


    • Do you still have it? I might be interested in buying it from you :) do you have matching panties?

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  10. 1
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    36E

    Fits

    This is my favorite bra I own currently. It's incredibly comfortable, the shape is nice, and since it's a plunge I have no issues with the gore. The only issue I have is the straps get irritating where they hit (basically in my armpit) but it's not enough to stop wearing it.

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