First off, wow what a pretty bra. I love the colors. Now that I've gotten that out of the way... I'm looking for a good non-padded bra that not only offers some support but gives me some cleavage as well. So how does the Kathryn measure up? I wasn't sure how Fantasie bras compare to Freyas in terms of cup size and fit, so I tried a 30G first. While the wires came back far enough in the sides, there was some gapping at the top even after I scooped and swooped. So I went down to an FF, with better results. The cups seem wide enough and go ...far around the sides enough. I fill out the cups after scooping and swooping. The band of the Kathryn seems looser compared to, say, a Freya Tabitha plunge with a 30 band. I tried putting it on the second set of hooks to compensate. I hesitate at trying out at 28 band, because ribcage is 31" and unless Fantasies have a reputation for being REALLY stretchy, I would probably suffocate D: While I feel like this bra technically fit, I also feel like the Kathryn is designed more for breasts that are full on the top, as opposed to full on the bottom, like me. While my breasts were lifted, the top of of them did not have the illusion of fullness that I'm seeking out. Like, the shape wasn't quite as rounded as I like. If I were to compare this to the Freya Tabitha Plunge, I would say my boobs looked better in the Freya. However, this could be a difference in cup size, as my Freya Tabitha is 30F. So in conclusion, this is a very pretty bra that fits comfortably and the wires go fully around my boobs and all, but it stops short of giving me the ~*Perfect Rack*~ --whatever THAT is. I bet if you have breasts that are full on top, this bra will make your rack fantastic, though!
[edited on 2-26-2013 to add]: Now that my underbust is 30" I would say that this bra is getting too loose. I'm using the tightest hooks, but I can still shove four fingers through the back of the band https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_sad.gif" alt=":(" /> I can no longer say it fits because there's also a small issue where the underwires go into the sideboob area. Well that's a shame, because the Rebecca is quite comfortable. I could sleep in it if I wanted to! And I've gotten used to the boob shape. Oh well https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_sad.gif" alt=":(" /> maybe this will be the bra that I experiment with band alterations https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":)" /> Read more 345 more words
The cup is very tall! The bottom of the cup is empty because there's just not enough room for the whole thing on my very short frame. The gore is also a little wide and hits at a strange place so it rubs somewhat on me and itches.
Love this bra... it's my comfy go-to bra when I want to relax. It doesn't give the best shape in the world... makes me look a little pointy and more full on top than I think I actually am... but the comfort level is so worth it -- not to mention that the fabric is lovely. 8/17 - changed my mind... I don't like the shape this gives me! Out it goes.
This is one of my most comfortable bras. I originally had this in 32FF which I quickly outgrew due to tissue migration. The band is stretchy on this one, so if you like your bands super tight this might not be the one for you, but I like it well enough. The cup is almost perfect, but would be better just a smidge bigger. However they don't make this in any cup size larger than G. All in all this is a very nice and comfortable bra.
This was the first bra that I got in my newly measured size before I had any tissue migration. It fit very well for the first few weeks but then it just no longer fit right. It's a nice bra and very comfortable. I recently ordered this in 30G and it fits much, much better.
This bra is well worn but still in good condition. There is some slight discoloration under the arms, some pilling along the top of the outer wire cover on the inside and some very slight fraying where the straps meet the top of the cup but I hate to just have it sitting in the drawer when someone else could get good use out of it. It's always been hand washed and air dried.
I absolutely love this bra. I usually prefer moulded cup styles, and this bra is not padded at all, but it fits me so well. I have full on bottom breasts. I really like the side support on this bra. I always have problems with armpit fat spillage, and this style is VERY smoothing in the armpit. It is not suited as a t-shirt bra however.
I picked this up at Nordstrom Rack because it was the closest bra I could find to my size (I need a 28E and was looking for 30DDs.) It fits decently everywhere except for the top of the cups, where it wrinkles a bit. I'm not sure if I'd be better in a 30DD because my left boob (the larger one) fills out the cup with minimal wrinkling. The band is comfortable and doesn't seem to ride up. The gore tacks and doesn't dig in. I think I'm in between sizes in the bra so it's a "meh" fit but it's not bad, plus it was really cheap. ...
My breasts are quite even, leaning towards full on bottom and slightly shallow. I have a somewhat wide root (I think? This stuff is confusing.) and the wires are a comfortable width. The bra seems like almost the right shape, but I can't really be sure because it's slightly too large.
I love the look of the bra itself. I'm a sucker for floral prints, and the color is just so pretty. I also managed to get matching panties. If you're wondering about the sizing of the panties, I have 36" hips and an average sized butt and I fit perfectly in a size small. Read more 104 more words
I tried this bra on because it was cheap and was a sister size, I didn't actually expect it to fit though! I really like how the wires hit me on this, but I really dislike the shape that it gives me. The lace across the top varies from being too tight to not filled enough, and it makes my boobs look slouchy instead of rounded. So great support, not so great shape.