I'm glad I accidentally got sent this bra because it gave me the opportunity to find out which bra in the entire history of undergarments is the worst possible bra for me. I now avoid unlined seamed bras such as this one like the plague. The "fit" was basically what you might expect of a bowl of jelly upturned into a butterfly net. Obviously seams=support doesn't apply to unlined bras when they run into my soft boobs. I have never felt so horribly jiggly, floppy and unsupported in a bra. Not to mention how itchy and wrinkly the cups were. The material is like torture.
0/10 would not bra again.
That said, if you can wear unlined plunges, it seems as good quality as my other Freya bras.
This came from Breakout Bras, from an endless series of returning and having another bra sent and returning and having another bra sent. I was on the fence about keeping it because I can poof over the top a bit, but I did keep it and discovered that the poofing didn't always happen, so I figure it's hormonal.
The bra is exceedingly comfortable, and cute. Because it is lime green with white polka dots, it is visible under some shirts...
The bra does give a fair amount of forward projection. When I first got into this whole figuring out the better size for myself, I didn't like this, but I like it better now. It does mean that some shirts are harder to wear though. I think that years of wearing the wrong size minimizer migrated tissue towards the sides and bras like this are helping put it back where it belongs.
First, I'd like to start with this caveat, the cups are too big on me. This is confusing as I quad like mad in Freya's 28F Deco Honey and 28FF Tartan longline, and my 28G Deco Spotlight has a bit of empty space below the strap, but otherwise fits. My breasts have inner fullness but are not close set, with narrow and possibly shortish roots, and some projection.
This bra is very cute. I love the turquoise color, everything seems well made, the band fits TTS, the wires are wider than I need them, but not uncomfortably so. The straps are a little wide ...and cut in my armpit a bit, but thats true of virtually any bra in my cup size. The cups are not as tall as many bras in my size range, which is a plus for me.
Speaking of cup size, yes, definitely too big. The cups are wrinkled in the top but otherwise okay. If this bra were returnable, I would probably send it back for a 28F. Since I bought it from another bra database user and this color is discontinued, I plan to alter it instead.
Finally, many reviews say this bra gives a pointy shape, and it may. I can't say for sure since I didn't fill the cups. Read more 116 more words
I only tried on this bra in a local shop, but I did not buy it as it did not fit me AT ALL.
I have only just hopped on the correct-size-bra-band-wagon and still very much in the process of figuring out what works for me. This is not made any easier by the fact that I am breastfeeding (10 months and counting) and still am not used to fact that I have BREASTS, as opposed to my pre-pregnancy 'breasts'. Also, because of breastfeeding, my size, shape and density isn't exactly constant. Anyway, I've so far found only two bra models in a size 60 band (both Freya) ...in local stores and this review is for one of them. I tried this bra on in 65E and 60F, neither of which fit even close.
A pretty bra made out of black mesh with pink polka dots and pink. It's quite cute, though it looked better on the hanger than on me, the fitting issues aside.
The band felt very snug, but it was the first time ever I tried on a bra that didn't close completely at the tightest hook, a revelation! Also, the centre gore laid nice and flat, something I haven't seen too often before. I guess that after a lifetime of wearing over-large size 70 bands it just takes some getting used to wearing a band that is appropriately tight.
The cups were a decidedly less successful story, though. Honestly, I've never tried on a bra that was so incompatible with my shape as this Freya one. In this 60F the underwires did not encircle my breasts convincingly. I would have preferred them wider, but this bra wasn't available in a larger size. Also, the shape of the cups was ... odd, to say the least. My larger right breast ALMOST filled out the cup, but there was still a strange deep fold at the top of the cup. This was even worse on the other side. The strange thing was that despite what seemed excess space at the top of the cups, the front edge of the cups STILL cut into my breasts on BOTH sides. Loosening the straps didn't remedy this and only resulted in an even sadder look. The cups didn't feel supportive and the shape they gave me was just ugly. The fabric didn't feel that comfortable against my skin either.
This bra simply isn't meant for me. The wires are too narrow and the cups too deep. What's going on with the front edge of the cups I don't know, but it clearly doesn't work for my wide-set, wide-based, and relatively less voluminous breasts. Read more 331 more words
I really like the way this bra fits. It has great structure and support (most likely because the band size finally fits!) and the straps give good support and slips off less due to it's wider width/more friction. I find it to be rather comfortable too.
It has a pretty colour and pattern. However, it gives a more conical kind of shape to the boobs than I would prefer.
Nonetheless, I think it's a good bra that helps to keep the boobs in place. Just wish it had a rounder shape to it.
I originally ordered a 38F or therabouts, maybe a 38E. Band was too loose and cup gaped a bit too. Reordered at 36F and it's a great fit. I know The stretches measurements might seem to small for a 36, but they are not. The band is comfortable. The deepest projection for this bra is center lower quadrant, so excellent projection. I purchased the thong too. This is a very pretty set!
So far - this is the best fitting bra that I've ever had. I hope to get my hands on more bras that fit this well and maybe even better!
I have projected, pendulous, full on bottom breasts with, i think, short roots (& not sure if narrow or not).
The band is elastic and comfortable yet does its job pretty well. Overall stays in place throughout the day. As it stretches the back tends to ride just a little bit upwards but that's just if I have to be nitpicky about it (it's not too bad). It has stretched ...a little bit since I bought it but I'm not yet on the tightest set of hooks (though i could soon be there). Maybe a 28 band would've been better in the long run but this one functions well enough, too.
The straps are an OK length for me. The best thing: that they're adjustable all the way. Also, another thing I noticed: even if it's said (and true) that 80% of the support should come from the band, ...the straps are very important on this one, too. If I take the straps off of my shoulders, my boobs sag a lot, with the bra moulding to their natural shape and placement. If the straps become too loose, my boobs also sag a bit. BUT the good thing: the wires still stay in place! That could be because this is the first bra with enough projection for me.
The cups are of a good volume, maaaybe a tad too large on the top part (there are some minor wrinkles there, especially near the center panel). Otherwise, I get good support from this bra. The shape is a bit new to me being pretty projected and a little more pointy than what I'm used to, but it's comfortable and fits well, and uplifts my boobs really well, which is the main reason why I love it. I've learned to like the shape it gives me looking from the side. Though maybe I'd still prefer a shape that's a little more rounded when I look for a new bra.
The wires are just about the perfect width. I thought that maybe I could go even narrower, but I tried drawing two dots: on the inner and outer sides of my breast roots and looked at where the wires are sitting. Concluded that the wires on this bra align pretty much perfectly with my roots. So yay, it's a good fit.
The center gore sits comfortably at my sternum. The right wire tends to shift away from my sternum a little bit but I think that's probably because my right breast is a tad larger than my left one.
Overall, lovely fit, lovely look. I believe I could find something even better (a slightly tighter band and with cups that don't wrinkle at the top), but for now, this is my favorite bra. Read more 390 more words