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Carmel Soft Underwire Bra (K019)

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  1. 65 D-M ... (30 :4-:13)
  2. 70 D-M ... (32 :4-:13)
  3. 75 D-M ... (34 :4-:13)
  4. 80 D-L ... (36 :4-:12)
  5. 85 D-K ... (38 :4-:11)
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  7. 95 D-H ... (42 :4-:8)
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  1. 4
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    65H

    Didn't fit

    NOTE: This is a wider Gorsenia. The average data Bratabase shows for this model (and all wider Gorsenia models) is incorrect. Please view the individual bra measurements to ensure you purchase what will best fit.

    Wow! This unlined bra fits better than any other I've tried. And, the support is as good as my Shock Absorber. Whoa. https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":-)" />

    Although the gore is too wide at the top and the bottom, the center projection is better than any other brand I've worn. The immediate projection is stellar: it did not collapse while I was driving. Every other wired bra I have owned failed the "driving ... test."

    Lift. Check.
    Rounding. Check.
    Centering. Check.
    Comfort. Check.
    Support. Check.

    The wires perfectly follow my root along my smaller breast, and I do not have the lingering bruising sensation wired bras often bestow on my body. Most wired bras I can wear for a few minutes, but this bra passed the two hour mark with ease. No bruising. Wonderful. However, the wire was sitting on the inside and outside of my smaller breast. So, I may need a 65I.

    I suspicion my soft tissue is compressible. This characteristic may be the cause of the swelling that is all too familiar in wired bras. For instance, I didn't notice my breasts were compressed in the 65G Caramel until they could expand in the 65H Caramel. Routinely, others have suggested I need to "try a smaller size." This has been very unwise, painful advice to follow. It also resulted in a large, swollen lymph node. I share this as an aid to others who may have compressible tissue. Listen to your breasts. https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":-)" /> Here is an album with photos of my breasts in various levels of compression: http://www.bratabase.com/albums/bgv/

    The cup height near my shoulder is my nemesis. It is too tall. The gore height is comfortable, but the width is not. The gore base, which I had hoped would be narrower, is too wide, like every other brand I've tried. When removing the bra after a 2 hour trial, the typical wire impression was visible around half of one breast. My breasts do not tolerate wires without significant swelling https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_sad.gif" alt=":-(" /> Wireless bras for me until the designers create dramatically different wired bras.

    For a comparison of how Ewa Michalak unlined bras fit me vs Gorsenia, look here: http://www.bratabase.com/albums/w2/

    Gorsenia has thoroughly impressed me, and I do not hesitate to recommend them for projected, center-full breasts.

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      Yay! I'm so happy that you found a bra that meets most fit criteria! I ordered 3 Gorsenia models a couple weeks ago, so now I'm even more excited to get them in the mail!

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      Woo! Bra that works sometimes!

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      cupandahalf Imagine my surprise and elevation ;-) ;-)

      @Wilderness1 I hope you, too, find something to love about your Gorsenia bras. The price makes it so much easier for me to purchase them. And, they fit me better than Comexim, Ewa Michalak, Lejaby, Empreinte, Curvy Kate, Freya,....better than the others. :-) Sigh. Finally.

    • alanapoppy This brand may be a good option for you. The K200 series has particularly narrow wires. This model is from the K000 series. I don't know anything about the K100 series....yet ;-)

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  2. 3
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    70I

    Hasn't set fit

    Fit: Fits like a tight 32GG or a looser 30H. Wires are a bit wider than average for that volume. The wire shape is U-shaped but not as dramatic as some. Shape is projected and rounded. A very good amount of room at the wire. As for center fullness/center projection, for me personally there wasn't enough room for my center fullness but I need quite a bit, but a lot of reviews praise this model exactly for that. Maybe it's just a bit too wide for me (I need very narrow wires) and the proportion is just wrong for me.

    Constructon: Bottom section of the cup has two parts. ... One layer of strong non-stretch material. Very flat vertical seams! Top section is two layers of white or near-white tulle (can't really tell), top layer embroidered with golden beige, lighter yellowy beige and white for outlines. There is a strip of see-through plasticy material sewn at the top edge of the cups, on the inside. Center gore is also of the same material as the top section but reinforced with a seam in the middle - they have also chosen a heavily embroidered part. They've made an interesting choice with the band here - the elastic is cut at the gore and overlapped at an angle (see photo). Quite clever as it allows the gore start higher than a regular full band bra. Soft side boning, ends tucked under band elastic so they don't poke. Side wing is a single layer of stretch mesh. Three hooks, three rows. Straps are fully adjustable, moderately stretchy. Strap elastic seems pretty thick BUT seems to be prone to popping a thread when under strain. There's a bit of a wave thing going on (see photo). I only wore this bra once, maybe twice. Putting the elastic under strain doesn't seem to do anything now. Maybe it just loosened where it had to? No idea.

    Appearance: It's a bra meant to be worn with white or slightly sheer-ish shirts and lighter Caucasian skin tones. It's slightly lighter than the average beige bra, and has a hint of yellowy peach. Beige bows where straps connect to cups. Center bow fell off the first time I wore it. Oops. Floral embroidery on mesh adds an element of interest to what would otherwise be just a beige bra. The embroidery is done in three different tones to create a gradient effect and contrast. It's not necessarily my thing but skin tone bras usually aren't my thing ever, so it's just my taste. For a skin tone bra it's lovely.

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  3. 1
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    65G

    Didn't fit

    NOTE: This is a wider Gorsenia. The average data Bratabase shows for this model (and all wider Gorsenia models) is incorrect. Please view the individual bra measurements to ensure you purchase what will best fit.

    So beautiful, but one size too small. See this review of the 65H for more details: http://www.bratabase.com/bra/dilm9/

    Note: This bra has a significantly wider cup (5.8") than Bratabase's average (5.2"). I've measured both cup wires four times. The dimension is correct. Gorsenia has two or more cuts for their unlined balconnette bras; one that has a wider wire (K000-K199) and another with a narrow wire (K200+). These are the only designations I've been able to determine by perusing the limited data here. Heartfelt appreciation to everyone who adds data!!

    Soon, I'll receive a 65H K200+ balconette which will help further delineate the different patterns. Confusing for those of us new to the brand, but we're all learning https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":-)" />

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  4. 0
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    65H

    Didn't fit

    This bra is very-very nice. I like the lace ( delicate and soft) and the color ( it's really nude color for light skin).
    When I was waiting for this bra, I thought that cups would be a little bit big for me, but the band would fit. Unfortunately, the bra is too big for me both in band and in cups (I usually wear 28:8/30:7 size).
    The cups should give very round shape, they are rather closed ( but maybe that's just because of my size). The band is not very tight for 65.

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    70J

    Didn't fit

    This bra is quite comfortable, really deep cups! The lace is quite prominent and does show through shirts. Band is TTS. I'm not a huge fan of the straight line that I get from the high cup/high gore combo, nor am I a fan of the somewhat E-W profile, but YMMV.

    The gore just about soft tacks, I'm way too centre-full for this cut though! I accidentally ordered this bra a cup size too large so I got a lot of gaping, but I feel this brand runs large regardless unless you happen to be very full on top. The wires are also quite wide on me but this may be a sympton of it being oversized.

    Great bra for VFOT, average-width, projected breasts, not so great for everything else.

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    65H

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    70D

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    70G

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    70L

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    70M

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    Added on Jan 24, 2013