Very VS adjacent style! Thin, stretchy straps and low gore. Fairly tall cups (particularly at the edges) but good immediate projection. Straps are wideset and cups are fairly wide as well. Wires are low, soft, and bendable. The quality overall on this one isn't as great as some of the others I've tried from Ewa. Some of the finishes seem cheap, and the finishes could definitely be improved. Overall though, this is a great choice for a true plunge bra in this size range. The tan backing is warm toned and caramelish.
The M Magique is a really sexy bra. There is no question that the aesthetic is 10/10. It is truly fabulous.
I know everyone in this size range has been quite curious in how the cut compares to other cuts, as well as the sizing of this bra. First of all, the band runs very tight. The 60F I have only stretches to 26 inches, making it run a full band small. I would recommend sizing up from your normal Ewa band size, especially if you have been considering a 60 but your ribs are between 26-28 inches. This is my regular cup volume. ... I occasionally size up a cup if I believe the cups run closed on the top edge. The top edge of this bra is fairly open.
The cups of this bra has quite a bit of immediate projection above the underwire, as stated by others who have tried the M cut. I think it would work very well with full on bottom breasts. The apex of the cup is also quite low, and the bra has really short cups. Compared to the 3D, the bra definitely has deeper, shorter cups. The bra is unlike the PL because there is less cup fabric around the center. Very soft tissue will probably have no chance staying in due to the lack of support in the middle. While it does fit me, it is not absolutely the most ideal bra for my shape. I am fairly shallow with tall roots and full on top. I have to wear the pads, otherwise I cannot fill the apex of the bra fully because the bottom of the cups have that projection and therefore isn't lifting my boobs as it should. Without pads, my boobs just sit there, but there is no gaping. The pads make that area shallower, as well as help fill any space at the apex and gives minimal lift. Under a shirt, my boobs look short, slightly pointy, and projected. I'm definitely more used to them looking flatter and higher, "pushed up", since that is what the other Ewa bras do for me, and I prefer "neck boobs" if possible. I personally do not find the cups running small, but that is probably due to my shape.
The straps are place pretty far apart. It is wearable for me since I have broad shoulders, but its not the most comfortable, especially since the straps are thin and cheap. They do get softer with wear and wash though. The gore is fairly low and is standard compared to PL and 3D of the same size, and the wires are medium to somewhat narrow in width. They are softer than most of the wires Ewa uses in this size.
Overall, I do like the design of this bra. It isn't the most perfect bra for me, but it does fit and I am happy with that. Currently, I do not plan on buying anymore M cut bras because I dislike the shape and support, but I will see how it wears with time and if my opinions change. Read more 430 more words
I love the aesthetics of this bra, the band does run quite small, and I was aware since I bought it from another Bratabase user, but I was really curious about the M cut and love the Magique anyhow, nothing an extender or 2 can't fix, and at least I didn't have to wait a month to see if it would even work.
The bra fits me fairly well, both with and without the cookies. The cookies for this bra are a bit challenging to put in, they slide in through a small side pocket and you have to bend them a bit to squeeze them ...in. While it fits well both ways, with the pads gives some extreme cleavage (I will take some more photos with pads in once I dig them out of the bra drawer).
The wires are a bit wide, but not excessively they are within the realm of what works for me at about 5.3in, and they are also quite short (about a 1.5cm shorter than than the PL). The straps are still wideset like most EM's, but are narrower straps, which could be a pro or con depending on your preference, personally I think if they were wider they may be a bit irritating, but they do feel a bit flimsy (they are completely elastic), so you may need to adjust them a bit throughout the day, but they are easily adjustable. I measured the distances between straps on the M compared to PL's of the same size and they seem to be close if not the same depending on the PL.
I think the primary difference between the PL and the M is the cup height with the M being about 2cm shorter than the PL. The gore is also a hair lower, but almost literally a hair lower, and the PL's range a bit in the ones I have from 1.75 to 2in while the M is 1.6in.
If the PL works for you and you want lower coveage the M could also work. The cup depth seems to be mostly the same between the 3 PL's and the 1 M I have at about 8.25, with one PL measuring 8.5. You may want to size up in the band though, it is noted on EM's website that the band on the M runs small, since I only have one M I can't speak to how true that is across the line, but this one does fit more ike a 60 than a 65.
This bra is beautiful, comfortable, and fits well. The tan underlay is a bit darker than my skin. The band runs small, of which I was aware and actually wanted. The straps are easy to adjust but are really narrow and kind of stretchy, which means I get a bit of bounce and jiggle, but not excessively so. As with most EM bras, the straps are very wide-set, which results in them ending up in the front of my armpits. The cups are slightly wider than I need as well. I think a 60FF would be an even better fit for me. I so love the cookie pockets that come standard with EM bras. It improves the fit immensely for me as I have close to a cup size difference between breasts.
This is another Ewa Michalak bra that has an annoyingly tight band. It is 28" stretched. I wish this company's 65 bands would be consistently tight, consistently true to size, like my preferred 30" stretched, or consistently anything. I could wear an extender, but I shouldn't have to. I have enough bras I can wear without an extender that I don't reach for overly tight bras like the M Magique.
Other problems with this bra stem from the cut itself. The M cut was marketed as bringing the breasts even more front and center than her 3D or PL bras. I suppose this is true for me ...when I try on the 65F M Magique, as it was for the 65F M Syrena. However, the fit is otherwise subpar. The straps are too wide-set. They feel even more wide-set than those of my dozen or so 3Ds or my two PLs. If I look at the back view, the straps actually veer outward, toward the sides of my body, rather than going straight down or drawing closer together where the hooks and eyes are. If I wore an extender with the M Magique, this would make the widening straps widen even more in back.
Another feature I dislike in the M cut is the low wings. I want higher wings in Ewa Michalak bras, not lower. I would be happy if all my 3Ds had an inch or two extra height in the wings. I think my PLs are a little better for me in this regard.
I do not find the skinny straps particularly attractive. They are less comfortable than wider straps, which I am fortunate to have on most of my EM bras.
I do admire the M Magique's looks. The caramel background fabric and black eyelash lace are a classic combo. The gore is just about short enough for me. The cups are, as promised, low-coverage. I welcome these features. They do not, however, outweigh the discomfort and suboptimal appearance caused by the M cut's differences from 3D and PL. I would've returned this bra, but it costs $20 US to ship a bra back to Poland. Read more 251 more words
The only plunge cut I've found so far that fits me decently. Deep enough at the bottom of the cups to accommodate my immediate projection, unlike Comexim plunges. Because I have such short roots, there is a little space near the straps, but it doesn't really bother me.
Wider straps would be nice, as well as closer-together straps (I won't go into that too much though! https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_razz.gif" alt=":P" />). I have to angle pretty much all straps in to keep them from falling off my shoulders, so this is not an Ewa-only problem for me like it is for some women.
This bra is not my usual aesthetic, but I like it enough. The unfortunate thing about it is the lace on the cups is very easy to rip. https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_sad.gif" alt=":(" /> The left cup has a rip in it from where my wedding ring caught on it.
This is my first Ewa Michalak bra and it is wonderful, the fit is perfect. The band is right for me, I've never had such tight and comfortable bands. The gore tacks flat between my breasts, the underwire sits right, cups are perfect.
UPD. Unfortunately now this bra doesn't fit me because I got pregnant and my breasts became bigger.
I was lost when I heard that Ewa has a new padded style as I am a bra hoarder and own all her padded styles. I could resist for a while (ist so similar to the PLs, 3Ds and MPs are less covering, ...) but when I saw this model in real lift it was mine. I like the design but also in term of fit there were some points that got me. The bra is really low cut under the arms and there is not even the hint of a problem. The center gore is very low and the straps are narrow which gives the bra a ...very common look, it almost looks like an unfitted bra. I dislike black straps but maybe they are okay for some tops. Also the outer part of the cups is lower cut than 3D and MP which might work with tops better than other bras. The shape is quite similar to my old PL models, rather round and not like in the newer models. The band is medium tight, I own models with much tighter band. I can fasten is, it wears comfortable but as I only want the shape and do not need much support I decided to go for two hooks of extender. I know that Ewa bands stretch out very slowly if at all so this extender will go with me for a while. I like the style but I hope that the other plunge styles will stay available, as I really like my MP. Read more 146 more words
There is supposed to be an S coming out in this fabric . . i'm so excited!
The S she teased of it did look gorgeous with the faux corset gore! I bet it will be very popular
:O where can I see this teaser?! I'm so conflicted about wanting to buy from EM though!
Magique looks so pretty on you, PetiteCollegiate! About the cheaper finishes on this, CH Cherry, and some other recent works: do you think EM is intentionally going for a more VS style? Or is the quality just declining for no apparent reason (aside from higher profit margins)?
On a side note, that S Magique looks unbanded (ow, no thank you) and awkward? The gore itself is very pretty, but I think the eyelash lace is much prettier without the cup edge extending above it.
Thank you! I do think that the quality of her recent bras is not as good. The price has gone up as well, which makes it more frustrating! Higher profit margins would be my guess, but I don't know what is going on. It could be some factory or labor issue.
And yes, it think it's unbanded. I love that design, but the S isn't my favorite cut. The eyelash lace doesn't extend to the top on mine either. I think it would be prettier sticking out a bit, but I believe that's dependent on cup size.