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Thimble Cottage Padded Half Cup Bra (1613)

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    38E

    Fits

    This bra is IT. Of all the Freya padded half cups I've tried, this one hands down has the best (shortest) cup height for me. I have shorter roots and pendulous tissue and the Thimble Cottage open/short cup is perfect for my shape. I love the pattern--it's feminine but not overly girly, and the lace details are perfect. I wish all of Freya's half cups were this short! Stretchy band, as is status quo for Freya, and the shorter gore also works well with my shape. My only complaint is that the undersides of the straps are hard to clean. They have a woven layer, and if some grime gets on there--sunblock, lotion, skin cells, etc.--it can be hard to scrub off. I can't be mad though, since the woven layer makes the straps soft and comfortable. I love it.

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    34F

    Didn't fit

    FYI: this is a half cup that is cut like the Patsy, not like the Totally Tartan.

    im a little torn on the fit of this bra. i do see the littlest bit of quad boob, mostly on my right side. the gore floats the tiiiiniest bit at the very top, and if i hold it down the overspill becomes a little more apparent. and if i shove the wires so they are in the empty channel space at the underarms and not in the gore (which i like to do because it helps contain more side tissue, and most gores are too wide and high anyway) i *definitely* ... have quad boob. the band is most comfortable on the tightest hook, so i think i will be trying to find this in a 32FF or 32G so i can get the most wear out of it, possibly with an extender. otherwise, it seems fairly good in the fit. i think it probably doenst have enough lower projection for me, because i can sort of feel the wires wanting to tilt? im not sure what that means, but i would guess a projection issue. who knows!

    one MAJOR improvement in this cut from the patsy: the fabric! so much more comfortable. patsy has this weird, rough fabric that even makes the straps. as a consequence, the straps on patsy were murder for me. they scrape and scratch and ugh, awful. the straps on these are made of a thick and soft elastic, with the pattern of the cup continuing onto the front them. they appear to be fully adjustable as well, big plus there. the band is made of the same pattern, but a thinner mesh just like patsy where it has a band of elastic at the top and bottom of it. i wish it were a thicker fabric with uniform elastic, because these types of elastic bordered bands arent the most appealing on a squishy back. thats minor, though.

    appearance wise, i actually really love this print! i thought id hate it, but i was only getting this as part of a size-check order and didnt care too much about looks. the tiny cottages read as an interesting geometric from far away, but up close are adorable. i think the color scheme of grey scale with tiny sherbert-orange details helps keep it from being too cutesy and weird. i would really like to see more unique designs like this, especially in nearly-neutral patterns like this.

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    30F

    Fits

    Love the print, great fit.

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    32DD

    Didn't fit

    Love this bra, but the cup size is to small for me. I plan to reorder it in 32E. Otherwise it is super soft, great projection for my shallow and wide breasts. I LOVE the pattern on this, it is so cute and dainty! Not as narrow as the Cleo balconett bras tend to be, fits similar to the Cleo Maddie Balconett bra which is perfect on me in size 32E, which is true to size.

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    30D

    Didn't fit

    Cute bra, but the cup presses into my breasts on the outside. The seam on the last panel digs in and sort of bisects my breasts vertically, too. Very odd. Cup too wide maybe?

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    32F

    Fits

    My perfect bra. So comfortable, so pretty, fits like it was sewn for me. Love it.

    The band is a little too tight for me to wear all day right now--after about four hours it started to really dig in--but it's brand new so I'm not worried. And the band on my 34E Daydreamer is too loose, so I wouldn't want to go up.

    Same lovely soft fabric and stretchy straps as the Daydreamer. Just love it.

    EDIT: Now that I've worn it a few times, it's clear the straps aren't just like the Daydreamer's--instead they're like original Lauren and Martha and possibly a lot of the other clones. They're fine, but not amazing like Daydreamer's.

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    30DD

    Didn't fit

    This was my very first mostly non padded bra I bought after figuring out my current size. I really like this bra. The print is so cute! Band is snug but comfortable, gore tacks even though in my pics it appears not to because I pushed the wires towards the arm pits. Straps are a good thickness and the width isnt a problem. Pushes the girls front and center and looks really nice from the front. It is very close to a perfect fit however I have just the slightest bit of gaping at the top towards the straps. No wrinkling anywhere. It could also just be ... the way the lace trim sits but once I put my shirt on it is not a problem and flattens right down. Also my breasts seem to fill the cup well as I have the illusion of fullness at the top where I most definatybam not full so again I think the slight gaping may be a result of the trim. I can bend over and I stay put and I do not have to readjust all day! By the end of the day the band feels a tad scratchy but that's after 12 or so hours of wear.
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    32FF

    Fits

    I don't have my normal fit issues of gaping at the top, or extra room at the bottom. Wires sit at the inframammary fold nicely, and though they seem to be a bit wide, it doesn't cause any issues. I like the unusual pattern of little houses on this bra a lot, though the lace is still a bit much for me personally. The orange is halfway between an orange and peach colour that seems difficult to photograph well.
    Used to think I was super projected and narrow, but I seem to find some success in Freya half cups by sister sizing down in the cup/up in the band. All my fullness is on the bottom but the vertical seams give me a nice, rounded profile.

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    32E

    Didn't fit

    Hi girls,

    In picture below you can see the side backfat (or something like that :)). I'd like to ask - is this bra ill fitted? Is the cup too narrow for me?
    This issue is very common, it shows almost in every bra I have, but in this one... It seems just too much.

    I'll add the measurement later, I promise :)

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    • The way your back looks is actually not informative about the fit of the cup. (Incidentally we would need a side photo with your arm out of the way to see if the cup is the right width for you.)

      The leading causes of bra bands digging into your back flesh are:

      - Band sitting at the right height but being too tight for you
      - Band riding too high on your back (where your back is fleshier, as it should be) because it is too loose for you
      - Very short torso and/or high-set breasts means that virtually all bra bands hit you at a fleshier spot than most women

    • Noooooo- this basically confirms all my worst fears. :-( Short torso equals back fat forever ughhh. I want to size up in terms band to eliminate it but I feel like that might cause more problems.

    • Not necessarily Kjralon ! I have a very, very short torso and don't have much of a problem with indents and bulges. Too large bands usually make even bigger bulges. If you have both a short torso and high set breasts and think your bra band is digging in even though it is the right size, consider looking for bras with thinner bands that won't go up as high on your back, bustiers and longlines which sit low on the back, or else invest in higher quality bras that use the more expensive materials on their bands that do not dig in the way the cheap mesh/elastic combos do.

      (Btw please, please don't refer to this as "back fat" as EVERY healthy adult woman has some softish flesh at the top of her back, even very skinny ladies. It is a place where we have more muscle tissue and where most of us store at least a little bit of fat. The fat or muscle is not the problem. The bra band position or size may be a problem, but your body or anyone's body or components of their body such as fat are NOT the problem.)

    • That makes a lot of sense, Wendy! :) I will definitely try different styles of bands that you suggested. I'm surprised I should look for thinner bands, though, because I always felt that thinner bands dug into my back and sides even more so than thicker bands! Maybe it was just the bras I was wearing, though. I still haven't tried a higher quality, more expensive brand, yet.

      Thanks so much for explaining, and I'm sorry that I used the phrase "back fat". I'm trying to get rid of my negative view of my curves, and I should consider that my comments about my own body are also not helpful to others!

    • Oh it doesn't upset me for me. It upsets me for you and anyone else who has internalized this body shaming phrase! Although you're right that when we put ourselves down, we probably aren't helping others question how harsh they are with themselves either, in fact a lot of people seem to feel like it is a prompt for them to chime in and say "ME TOO, I also have this bad freakish body feature, etc. etc."

      But back to bras... If thin bands create more of a problem, then it's likely that you do not have the short torso/high set boobs issue, so you can keep the broader band shapes. Just look for bras where the band is made of a nice, resilient material that has roughly the same resistance and elasticity as the edging on the band. An example of the type of band you do NOT want is what you can find on many Freya bras: a wimpy, lightweight mesh material makes up most of the band and they put on a robust elastic edging that is considerably more resistant than the band itself. So most of the anchoring power of the band comes from that edging, and it digs into flesh like a hot knife going through butter. You can see photos on here of women who probably weigh less than 100lbs and have scarcely 1/10th of an inch of flesh on their ribcage, but still get an indent from this type of bra band!

    • I'm sorry, I didn't mean to offend you. Fat is not negative word for me...

      I've got really long torso, so it will be probably the problem with elasticity.

      I've add another pictures, so if you don't mind you could take a look :)

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    30F

    Didn't fit

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    Added on Jun 25, 2015



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