The best part of this bra is the band is a little wider and provides band support. This relieves pressure on the straps and the bra feels like it is floating instead of hanging. The band has a lace detail that is pretty so the wider width is attractive.
The bra is 69% cotton. This is a plus for me in the summer months.
This is a good basic bra and looks good under fitted t-shirts.
I bought this bra in a rush, because I didn't have any bras that fit and it was the only one anywhere near my size at the local Nordstrom Rack. It's a 32G (US sizing) and I usually wear a 30GG (UK sizing). As such, this bra should be too small in the cups... but it actually fits really well. The gore doesn't quite tack, but that's because my breasts are too close together, not because the cups are too small or too shallow. In fact, the Natori Truly Smooth is currently my best-fitting bra.
The color, Cloud, is a pretty powder blue. The straps are convertible, which is ...a nice feature, although they are tricky to manage (like the straps of most convertible bras). They can be unhooked at the back, near the band, and crossed over each other to make the bra suitable under a racerback shirt. The "truly smooth" part of the name refers to the bottom of the band. It goes down a bit longer than bra bands usually do, though not as long as a longline bra would, with a sort of thin elastic-lace piece of fabric. This is actually the worst-designed bit of the bra, for me. I think it's supposed to create a smooth line under clothes. Instead, it just rides up and curls over itself. It's not uncomfortable and it doesn't show under clothes, but I still wish the bra just had a normal band. This aspect might work better in a smaller cup size, or on someone with a longer torso than I do. I'm 5'3", however, so the bottom of the bra band hits about at the bottom of my ribcage. Because my ribs stick out a bit, they may be pushing the bottom of the band up and causing it to curl.
I've had this bra for five months now, and I've only just had to move it from the loosest to the next-loosest hooks. This is especially notable because I bought the bra in a 32-band, when I usually wear 30-bands, and it was still tight enough, at first, to be very supportive on the loosest hooks. Read more 249 more words
It works well under tees. The wings and band do a great job of holding things in and creating a smooth line. I am unable to fill the upper cups - when I bend over or twist my torso, the empty cup creates a line and shows through my shirts.
The band of this bra is pretty wide and I felt like it hit a weird spot for me, creating an unnatural line under my clothing. Also when adjusting the straps, the clasps ended up right at the top of my shoulder, creating bumps under clothing.