I needed nude bras so I bought two Fantasie bras on eBay. The Ivana is pretty and lacy with embroidery. The oyster color was more cream than nude, but still serves my purposes. When it arrived, I was a little worried that it was going to fit like my Pour Moi St. Tropez bra, which is more of a bullet shape that I don't love. Thankfully this bra has a rounded shape, not a pointy/bullet shape. It was supportive and well made. It gave me the comfort and support I get from my Elomi and Panache bras, but without the tightly pressing underwire of my Panache Cleo bras. ... It also had a decent tack, though not quite as good as the Cleos. I have very close-set breasts and getting a good tack is a challenge.
I wore the bra all day yesterday and it stayed in place and was comfortable even after 10 hours of wear. The support was great and I could feel my posture shift while wearing it because it was actually keeping me well-lifted. Some of my bras are getting a little worse for wear, so I really noticed the difference when wearing the Ivana.
Note: I am a 38GG and this bra is a 38G. So the cups run a size big. Be sure to check measurements before buying or go up a size if you're in the DD+ range.
About me: wide, close-set breasts, narrow shoulders
*UPDATE: I've had this bra for a few weeks and I love it. It's my most comfortable bra right now (aside from a no-wire bra that I got from Cacique a year ago). I wish I could still get this bra in other colors. I've only been able to find the oyster colorway in my size. It's supportive and very comfortable.
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