Using ABTF, I calculated my measurement to be 40H/40HH (UK) as a starting point. I’ve seen a few reviews saying this should may run a little small. It does contain all my breast tissue, but the wire eventually starts to irritate me as it is taller and wider than what is ideal for my shape and frame. Aside from that though, this is the first bra that lifts and supports my breasts and for that - I love it. I’ve learned more about bras and my shape in the last few weeks then I have in my whole life. My shape has major projection and I’m full on top, with minimal on bottom. I’m not entirely sure if the 40GG would have been a better fit, but I believe a smaller cup size (the 40 band is perfect for me) would not elevate the issues I have with the height and wire (wire leads under my arm past my root) Still learning but this was a good first try.
This is my regular size in Elomi. I usually size down one cup from my Panache/Curvy Kate size.
Fit: I had no support and containment in the cups because there was no projection at the bottom so my breast tissue spilled out the armholes (which were super high!). Also, it was so tall on the sides it was quite uncomfortable to move my arms (not great for activities). It was SO POINTY. My breasts actually couldn't fill out the points completely. A really terrible shape on me in general. The band, however, was just right: firm and supportive without cutting off air.
Comfort: Nice soft thick fabric. Elomi's elastics and materials are always top of the line. The thick straps were also quite comfortable. However, the fit precluded any real comfort.
Style: I liked the bright red-pink, which is Elomi's thing (I have three or four bras from them in a similar color). If only the fit was right!
I bought this bra when I was a 40G in Elomi Etta. I am now around a 38G/36GG. However, I still wear this at the gym since it works and is still pretty much brand new.
When I bought this, it fit me perfectly. Amazing lift, incredible support. The ladies were tucked in and secured. Nobody was going nowhere while I bounced on the elliptical.
I work as a bra fit specialist and I find this bra is perfect for plus size women. It separates the breasts so you look like you have two breasts rather than one pancake shaped breast. And the fabric wicks away moisture and is very ...light. A lot of my clients wear this in the summer because it helps with under-boob sweat.
Now that I'm smaller, I'm finding the wires are poking into my underarm because the bra is shifting while I exercise, (I have it on the second hook, but it's still loose). The J-hook worked great when I first bought it, but now I find it pulls on my neck too much.
This bra comes in a variety of colors, so if you do want to wear it as an everyday bra you have a lot of choice.
The cups are full coverage and pretty generous, but the top of the cups are firm so if you have FOT breasts or soft breasts, I would suggest sizing up a cup so you don't get the quad-boob effect. Read more 132 more words
I tried this bra because I really liked the J Hook feature. Unfortunately, it does not come in a 36JJ that is why I went with a 38J. The band was just TOO BIG! The wires were poking me in the arms and there was absolutely no support what's so ever. I'm really bummed this didn't work out.