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Bras » Freya » Lucy Balcony Bra (4281)

Lucy Balcony Bra (4281)

AW2009/SS2011 - D-G cup version, for GG-J cups see Lucy (4282). More...
This bra is discontinued.

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  1. 28 D-G ... (28 :4-:9)
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  6. 38 D-G ... (38 :4-:9)

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    28DD

    Didn't fit


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  2. 1
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    30DD

    Didn't fit

    The Freya Lucy is an extremely pretty bra. It’s made from a white satin material, decorated with an abstract floral design, black and pink bows detail the centre gore as well as the straps, and the cups are lined with a hot pink lace. The quality is really very good, it’s extremely well made, and the extra little touches, like the bows, make you feel it’s a bra that’s been made with care.

    Personally, I find that the Freya Lucy gives a very nice shape, up lifted but not too in your face, and is wonderfully supportive. I haven’t had a problem with the seams or lace showing through ... even tight t-shirts, which I think is down to the workmanship of the bra, the seams lay very flat. I also had no problem with nipples showing, despite the thin material, but I think that might be down to the seam placement, others with nipples in a different position to me may find it a problem!
    The cups do come up a little high, so this isn’t one to wear with low necklines, but as an every day, supportive and pretty bra, it would work very well.

    For the fit; I found the back to be quite stretchy, and although still supportive, I can pull the band away from my back a good few inches. My ribs measure about 29” so those in between sizes may want to downsize if you prefer a firmer band.
    I found the cups to be too small for me. At first they appeared to contain all my breast tissue and fit nicely - no gaping, no quadboob, or cutting in, but I found the bra felt very restricting and tight. At first I thought it was the band, but the band’s very stretchy, and it turned out it was actually the cups being too small, giving the allusion of tightness in the band (this took me far longer than it should have to figure out).

    The other issue I have with this particular bra is the underwires, they are very pokey and I find the centre gore extremely painful, but I do think it’s more down to my shape that the bra itself. My breasts start close to each other at the root, and then splay outwards, giving the appearance of being wide set, when they’re actually not. I thought the balconette style of the bra would be perfect for me, as I thought my breasts were wide set, but it turns out the wires are resting directly on top of breast tissue, and as there’s very little padding on the end of the underwires anyway, they dig in a lot and after just a few hours wear it becomes very painful.

    In short:
    Pros - Beautiful bra, lovely quality, supportive, gives a good shape.
    Cons - Stretchy band, not ideal for close set breasts, underwires are quite pokey.

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  3. 1
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    34G

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    This is a good bra - the band is fairly snug compared to some other Freya bras, the material is very nice. My only complaints is that it has a fairly pointy shape, and that the lace band at the top really accentuates the fact that my right breast is a bit smaller than my left. I am contemplating sewing a tiny dart into the lace to alleviate this problem although it really is not noticeable through clothes.

    Updated on Aug 08, 2011 Flag this


    • Hi, O noticed that you listed the distance between the cups as a full inch. Would you mind measuring again? The photos show that this just isn't possible. Remember, measure the space between the *wires* where they are closest.

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      @ reptilegrrl: Please read the instructions on how to measure bras on this website.

      The woman who measured this bra did so correctly. 1" space is fairly common and accurate for a lot of bra sizes (that's what a lot of mine measure at and they're smaller than a 34G)

      "Cup separation:
      Measure the closest point where the cups meet, from the inside of one cup to the other." - Meaning you measure on the Outside of the underwires, not the inside. If you measured on the inside and excluded the underwires from this measurement it would indicate the cups or band should be wider than they are.

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  4. My favorite out of the unpadded Freyas that I've tried so far. The underwires come together quite close at the front and are also relatively high up - which keeps away the dreaded fish-eyed boob look and also gives sufficient security for those with softer breasts.

    The center gore does come in a bit close. I'm not usually bothered by it, but I can imagine it might chafe a fair bit at the end of the day if you have to go through enough strenous activity in this bra. While the straps fit me (just), they are kind of on the short side. The bra also gives you the rather classic conical Freya shape from the side, so this one's not a great idea when looking for a less constructed silhouette.

    Updated on Oct 23, 2012 Flag this


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  5. 0
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    28FF

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    I liked this so much a bought a second one. I have been wearing the first for over a year (on rotation of course) and it's now stretching out so I'm on the middle hooks and will soon need the tightest hooks. But it's still a very pretty design and looks great on. has the usual Freya narrow and deep cups set close together, which I need. And really I like this style which pushes the girls up more than together (which I feel the plunge styles do). But that's just a matter of taste.

    Updated on Sep 19, 2012 Flag this

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    Quality
    Excellent!
    Comfort
    Excellent!
    Bra appearance
    Excellent!

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    28FF

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    This is the best bra I have own so far. My breast looks smaller but higher and like I've lost weight. The shape is a bit pointed, and the material is totally unlined and my breasts are round so I had a little trouble at first filling it out, but after about a half hour of wear my boobs settle in nicely. I've had it for over 3 months and still haven't had to tighten the band from the loosest hook. One "con" the wire has left a small red bruise on the outside of each boob but I don't feel it, but it doesn't look great, but i have huge boobs for my body size, so it's a small price to pay for support!

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    30E

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    I have this bra in the older silver/ charcoal version. One of my favourite bras, gives a good uplifted shape, more rounded than pointy on me. It comes rather big in the cup, I would say it's about a cup size bigger than most of my Curvy Kate bras. It's very comfortable, with no digging in or itching. It also holds its shape fairly well.

    Updated on May 25, 2011 Flag this

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    Comfort
    Excellent!
    Bra appearance
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    32G

    Hasn't set fit

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    Added on May 07, 2013



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    28D

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    Added on Oct 23, 2012



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    28G

    Fits

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    Added on Jan 31, 2012



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