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Bras » Ewa Michalak » Chp Owoce Leśne (573) » 65FF 30:8

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Fits ribcage71.2
B. perimeter24.7
Stretched Band77.9
Band Length57.4
Cup width13.5
Cup depth23.3
Wire length24.2
Cup height15.3
Cup separation1.9
Gore height6.9
Wing height9.8
Strap width1.8
Hooks2

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  1. 4
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    Fits

    I ordered this bra directly from Ewa Michalak, and it didn't take as long to ship as they said it would, def not a month! But it is always worth the wait from EM! This bra is SO MUCH prettier in person, and the bright red (almost pink) color is so vibrant, and the Navy Blue trim stands out much more, and doesn't look as black as it does in photos. Overall, I think it fits ok, but I feel like I can get a much better fit if I could just figure out my size in Polish bras!

    I normally wear a 28G (sometimes 28FF depending), and ... figured the sister size to that, 30FF (65FF), would work just as well. And I was honestly too scared to order a band size down and do a 60 cuz I was worried it would be too tight. But the band on this is very stretchy. Straight out of the box, the band measured 21" (I thought perfect) BUT stretched to about 31"! I was pretty shocked, I thought it would be much tighter. Needless to say, with my 26/27" underbust I had to immediately hook it on the tightest setting. But so far it seems to be doing the trick, it hasn't started to ride up my back yet. It feels pretty secure and snug. The straps are somewhat thin and placed a bit too far out but it's not completely bothersome. I did have a bit of a hard time adjusting the straps to make them tighter. The gore tacks perfectly and is quite comfy for my close-set boobs (almost always a problem with taller gores or anything that isn't a plunge style). The cups come up just high enough to cover my nipples, and I could prob order a size up in the cup but they're so open on top I was worried they would gape. I'm not too crazy about the material of the cup, it's like a crunchy, crinkly foam. But they look nice so I might just have to break it in.

    But I would recommend not just this bra but Ewa Michalak in general! Something about her bras, even when it isn't a perfect fit, that makes the girls look awesome! Great lift, decent cleavage AND super comfy!!

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    • That bra looks fantastic on you. I am the same underbust as you, but about an inch smaller overbust. So, I have kind of been stalking you :) I just ordered my first EW bra as well and had exactly the same hesitation you had regarding band size. What do you make of their online size calculator?

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      Aw thank you. Lol! I tried their online size calculator and it was WAY off, put me at a 65E! That would be entirely too small, I don't understand how they calculate it. But I just went with my UK equivalent (or sister size actually). I normally wear a 28G but was worried the 60 band would be too tight so I ordered the 30FF (65FF) and the cups seem to fit nicely but the band is super stretchy on this!!

    • Well, I am new to all of this and I am finding your reviews and comments extremely helpful. So I thank you for that! It is amazing to realize I haven't had a well fitting bra in my thirty years of wearing bras!! But hey, better late than never :)

      Seriously, thanks for your thoughtful and thorough reviews. It really helps a newbie like me!!

    • Aw you're welcome. I'm pretty new to all this myself! And just recently discovered my TRUE size. Thanks to this site I've learned so much! And I'm so glad I can give back now and help other women :) I can't believe I actually used to wear a 34 band! That's almost 10" larger than my actual size!!

      But so far, I am in love with Ewa Michalak!! Her bras are amazing! The designs/styles are fun and sexy, and you can get the support and proper fit of a "big girl" bra without looking like you raided your grandma's underwear drawer! Lol! EM bras are a bit pricey, but honestly, I've spent more money on a Victoria Secret bra that wouldn't even compare to this! I don't think I can ever spend $68 on another VS bra now, knowing I can get a EM bra hand-sewn for the same price! And get a MUCH better fit!

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  2. 1
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    Didn't fit

    I feel like I'm about to commit a cardinal sin here.... but I just don't like the CHP. I like the S, I love the SM, and the HM is so sexy, any issues are forgiven. The CHP though? Meh. I want to love it, really. Halfcups are so visually appealing. But I can't stand it on. I don't understand why everyone loves the CHP, when the S and SM are heaven to me.

    Bra description: A two-seam, three-part halfcup, with Ewa's famously narrow wires. The material on the cups is a brilliant, almost shiny red (think like swimsuit material) while the band is a brilliant red without ... the shine (actually the same color/material as the Ewa Michalak S Truskawki Z Malinami (383) )). The vertical seams and the wires are covered with a deep navy ribbon, while the top of the cup displays and even darker navy lace. The straps and the back clasps are more of a slate blue than a navy.
    I got this bra used, so its got some pilling on the band (but not on the cups), and I didn't get any inserts with it.

    On to the fit!
    Without cookies, I get gaping at the top. The depth is fantastic, but my boobs just kind of puddle in the cup. I put some the cookies from a 65FF S, and the fit was "perfect".... I just don't like it.
    So, there's tons of projection, immediate and at the apex. It creates a very round shape. It does not lift as much as the S does. The cleavage is of the subtle, "gentle hills" variety.

    I compared this bra to my 3-part Comexim halfcup longline (70H - Comexim » Papillon Longline ) which I'm starting to bubble out of a little. The comexim has more immediate projection, a rounder profile, and slightly more angled cups. I like the comexim better, even though its a little small.

    Then I compared it to a freya halfcup (30FF - Freya » Piper Padded Longline Bra (1233) ). As with all Freya halfcups, the longline's wires are painfully wide, and the cup a little too shallow. The CHP's wires are narrow and more comfortable, and the deeper cups create a more projected profile than the shallow, flattened freya halfcup look. With inserts, the CHP creates better cleavage. Despite the fit problems, I'm more likely to wear the longline than the CHP.

    The fit is good.On paper, this bra has everything I ever wanted: Sexy color/appearance, narrow wires, immediate projection, lots of depth, shorter cups.

    So why don't I like it? I despise the top of the cup. I've had this problem with every single CHP I've tried on. The top of the cup is absurdly noticeable under any top I wear. The top of my comexim halfcup and my freya halfcups aren't anywhere near as noticable. The only bra I've tried with a worse top seam was the Cleo Maddie (which is really tall, fyi). With the CHP, the seam is noticeable with or without inserts. Without, the cup is too tall. With... it's not quadding, persay. The cup is not too small. It just has a noticeable seam+dent in my upperboob. I don't it. Am I the only one who gets this?

    In conclusion, I'm reserving full judgement until I try the CHP in a size down, just to make sure its not a size issue. But I'm hedging my bets that it's just a weird thing in my head and I will never like the CHP on me, no matter how I lust after it.

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      I haven't actually tried this bra but from the photos, yes, that trim on top of the low-cut foam cup certainly looks rather bulky and clunky. Cup trim can be very inconspicuous if it hits the wearer higher up but if it is close to the apex of the breast then it will be a lot more apparent just because of how your clothes will drape across this part of the breast. If you like to wear fitted tops and fine fabrics this one isn't going to be your pal.

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      I also haven't had much luck with the CH or CHP styles. My closest fit was a 70DD Magnolia, but the cups were super low coverage and it was a bit too small all over, and the ones I've tried in a cup volume larger have been too big at the top of the cup even with the pads.

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      I like the CHP but don't really care for the S/SM, so maybe we balance each other out in our cardinal sin!

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      wendybien I think you hit the nail on the head with my fit annoyance - The cup just ends in the wrong spot for me. The Freya halfcup and Comexim halfcup I compared to also ended around the same area, but the cup edge is much thinner in those two, so I didn't care as much. I think if the CHP had a thinner/graduated cup edge, I would be all over it.

      In the meantime, I like the S better because that top part of the cup curve back over my boob, rendering the cup edge nearly invisible under shirts.

      trebuchet1220 More S/SM for me, for CHP for you! I've just noticed a trend on bratabase to love the CH/CHP cuts while expressing annoyance at the S (The SM gets plenty of love though). It confused the crap out of me because I have very similar sounding boobs to many of the raving CHP reviews (short root, issues with shallow-bottomed bras/wanting immediate projection and overall cup depth, etc). Maybe its a minor shape difference we haven't specified yet, or maybe it's just personal preference at this point.

    • Comexim 3HC is a better fit for me, too. The gore with of EM CHP bothers me...and the thickness...and the stiffness. Comexim's "cuddle."

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      I wish Edit was available to delete the incorrect apostrophe. Sigh.

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  3. 1
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    Didn't fit

    High quality colorful and very beautiful Ewa Michalak - gives a very burlesque look which is very sexy. Gore, straps, band, ect are exquisite and fit well. Fabric is comfortable whilst giving the girls a great shape. Unfortunatly it is too big in the cups for me as I cant quite fill it. Will definitly reorder in a size smaller.

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  4. 0
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    Didn't fit

    Beautiful bra. I wish it was still for sale. I'd get a 65F. Unfortunately the cup is just too big for me.

    Updated on Jul 16, 2016 Flag this


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  5. 0
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    Used to fit

    Really comfortable. The cups are nice and open at the top and fit my deep, narrow, even-full breasts comfortably! The band is stretchy.

    Materials: 45% polyamide, 30% polyester, 20% cotton, 5% elastane. Cup interior is soft and seems to be cotton; cup exterior and wings have a more synthetic feel.

    Construction: 3-part vertical seam. Lightly foam padded. It comes with removable pads to correct asymmetry, but I wear them without it (even though I'm asymmetrical). I find strap adjustment is sufficient and it's comfortable without.

    T-shirt friendly: Somewhat. Exterior is mostly smooth, with a lace cup edge and a few bows.

    UPDATE ONE YEAR LATER: I'm not sure if my boobs have grown or my bra has shrank, but this is giving me pretty frequent quad-boob and top spillage lately.

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  6. 0
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    Used to fit

    This bra is beautifully made, is comfy and my boyfriend thinks it's awesome (normally he's just like "nice!" as he's sick of how many bras I buy so that's saying something)

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    Updated on Mar 31, 2015 Flag this

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