Super cute bra! Unfortunately, the band is too big for me despite running small. The cups are made of very thick fabric layers, so it gives the appearance of gaping, even though its not really doing that. A 30DD would probably look better on me.
I am really happy with this one! I feel like I'm getting closer and closer to a perfect fit, and this is definitely the best I've tried so far.
My underbust is around 26 inches, but I do fine in the 28 band. The band itself is quite wide, just about 2" at the clasp, which feels nice, and there's four columns of hooks rather than the usual three. If you want a wider band all the way around, not just at the sides of the cups, this would be a good choice.
The cups seem to fit quite well. Because of the low cut, my nipples are quite close ...to the edges of the cups, but they're still covered. The wire is a decent width. And no gapping! My bigger breast fills up the cup just fine. My smaller right breast has a little bit of empty space along the outside of the cup near the strap attachment, but I kind of expect that side to be a bit off, and it's not noticeable. I can hunch my shoulders enough to impersonate a gargoyle and still not fall out of the cups. The gore seems like it's in a good spot for me. I think because of the difference in projection between my left and right breasts, it's always going to be a bit slanted, but it does touch my sternum at the top, so it's fine.
The lace portions of the straps doesn't quite meet my skin, but I'm okay with that. The elastic on the sides of the straps is just fine, and because of the way the lace is overlaid on top of the molded cups rather than the seam being underneath... I think you'd actually have to have a bit of quad boobing going on for the lace to lay perfectly flat against you, since it's lifted away from the skin by the thickness of the cups. It also does tend to wrinkle a bit depending on the position of my shoulders, but that may be due to my narrow frame.
I will note that because of how the lace of the straps is attached, you're probably not likely to get a smooth silhouette in a clingy shirt and will have the edge of the actual cup somewhat visible. It's not a huge deal to me. Also, the lace itself is flat enough that it shouldn't give most tops any textural problems, and it's lovely for peeking out from under a neckline. Read more 305 more words