My shape: mid-height front-facing teardrop-profile (ski jump with no "jump") with tall shallow roots, low apex, lots of immediate projection underneath but moderate overall projection, wide roots with lots of side fullness and shallow tails that wrap all the way to the shoulder blade, extremely close-set center tissue (possibly a trace of natural symmastia), and very firm self-supporting tissue that when pushed out of shape will push right back.
Freya sure does love their crazy prints! This one is abstract, but I like the black and white + pink, and I also like that they kept the accents simple: black piping on the top and bottom edges, simple black-and-white ... striped ribbon bows at the straps and center gore, nothing too fussy.
Sadly, it doesn't fit. The cups are too large by at least 1 cup size, although the shape they give is very round and not exactly "natural", but lovely. It's hard to tell because they stand away up on their own, but I think the top half of the cup might be TOO round for my shallow upper roots, although I also believe that, in the correct size, it wouldn't be noticeable under clothing. Otherwise they seem to fit well and the apex isn't too high, immediate projection seems to be almost adequate at the base of the cup and the center gore, and the sides are nice and tall. The band is firm and supportive, and I think it is holding the wires in place even though I probably need a tiny bit more depth in the bottom of the cups.
The wires are wide enough for my fullness, if not the root tails, although they are a very curved half-circle shape, and not even really a U. My IMF is definitely not that regular, so there are some little fullness issues where they don't match! There is a little space in the channels to shift the wires, but not much.
The gore is too wide, but most are and this one is low enough that it isn't terrible. I didn't come away with pressure marks after the 20 minutes it took to try it on and get the photos, so there is that!
The wings are obviously quite tall, as is customary with the longline bands, and only 2 sets of 6 hooks again. The straps are too far apart and contribute to the top of the cup buckling, but no one is surprised by Freya's stubbornness on that issue at this point.
I need to find a 30F to check my assumptions, but I think it would work much better in the upper cup, and might still be ok even with the loss of wire width.
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