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Forest Semi-soft (A225)

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30

65D

30:4

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65E

30:5

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65F

30:6

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65G

30:7

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65H

30:8

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65I

30:9

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65J

30:10

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32

70C

32:3

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70D

32:4

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70E

32:5

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70F

32:6

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70G

32:7

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70H

32:8

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70I

32:9

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70J

32:10

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34

75C

34:3

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75D

34:4

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75E

34:5

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75F

34:6

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75G

34:7

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75H

34:8

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75I

34:9

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36

80C

36:3

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80D

36:4

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80E

36:5

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80F

36:6

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80G

36:7

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80H

36:8

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38

85C

38:3

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85D

38:4

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85E

38:5

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85F

38:6

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85G

38:7

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  1. 65 D-J ... (30 :4-:10)
  2. 70 C-J ... (32 :3-:10)
  3. 75 C-I ... (34 :3-:9)
  4. 80 C-H ... (36 :3-:8)
  5. 85 C-G ... (38 :3-:7)

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  1. 5
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    70I

    Didn't fit

    My shape: FOB, soft tissue, narrow shoulders

    stacybug very graciously sent me two of her Samanta bras to try on; she offered when she saw I was interested in trying out the brand after reading AGBras glowing reviews. Thank you so much! Ut helps so much to be able to narrow down which styles and sizes fit before taking the plunge and ordering new bras from overseas! I love that the community here is so helpful and willing to do things like that to help out others. You guys are amazing.

    This bra is very well made and beautiful, but sadly didn't fit me. ... The cups have one vertical seam up the middle and one across the top where the lace meets the padded cups. The lace is a pretty beige color with leaf designs, and the rest of the cup is beige as well. The straps are padded, very wide set, and are made to be detachable. There are only two clasps on the band; I prefer 3, but it's not a deal breaker personally.

    The fit on this was odd, probably due to the shape of the cups. It was too shallow at the bottom of the cup, but too open at the top. The gore didn't tack, which hardly ever happens to me. The straps were way way too wide, enough to make it very uncomfortable to even put on. This may be because they are detachable. I never really have occasion to wear a strapless bra, so having removable straps isn't necessary for me personally.

    I can narrow down this style of semi-soft bra from Samanta; I'll stick with their unpadded bras, as the one I tried (and ultimately will be buying from stacybug!) fits me so much better.

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    Updated on Jul 18, 2019 Flag this


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    • 1

      This is not the same semi-soft form that I have. I don't think they're even making new styles in it. I recall reading somewhere that it is designed for medium breasts. This leads me to believe it is more shallow.
      The Mintaka that I sent to Happy2BraShop is also from this category.
      What soft are you keeping? An A922?

    • 1

      Yes! The Delight one, the same style you have! It's actually a cup size smaller than what my usual size would be at a 70H, but it fits wonderfully!

    • Yup! That style is VERY roomy

    • 2

      Glad to help out! I really wish Samanta had a chart to explain which model numbers are suited to different shapes. I think the 922 is their deepest model, but where do the other ones fall? I have tried 3 models, and they were all hit or miss on shape and size. If you are near a local shop to try them on, not an issue, and once you figure out your best model fit, you're all set.

      I guess that's not just an issue with this brand. And Samanta does keep making new designs in the same model number, so that's a very good thing!

      Oh the joys of bra buying!

    • 2

      stacybug they do. But its a pdf thats all in polish. Im a nut and pasted it in Google translate

    • 3

      Ooh, really? I'm a bit nutty, too. Do you have a link?

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  2. 2
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    65I

    Didn't fit

    Bought in a recent Zulily event. I, like probably everyone else, guessed at my size based on Miss Underpinnings's reviews and then crossed my fingers.

    Unfortunately, I guessed wrong--I might be able to take a 65I in one of Samanta's "very deep" constructions, but there's nowhere near enough projection at the gore in this style for me. (A225 is a half-padded cut. Samanta's site states that it's designed for larger breasts, but I don't think it's one of their "very deep" styles.) I can fit at least two fingers between the gore and my sternum. Because I have very close-set breasts and funky ribs, my gores usually don't tack ... firmly all the way down, but this is a bit silly even for me. I marked the tops of the cups as wrinkling on the fit quiz, though it's really only the portion near my armpits and probably due mostly to the fact that the cups are a bit tall for me. Even that wrinkling goes away when I push the gore down to my chest, and then all is quadboob. I'm slightly FOT, so the elastic strip reinforcing the top of the cup definitely wasn't helping.

    On the plus side, the gore is among the narrowest I've tried, and it's the closest I've come to one that's narrow enough for me all the way down--most are too wide at the top and then WAY too wide at the bottom. Now if it would only tack...

    The band feels like a 28 or tight 30. No complaints there. I'd say it's comparable to the Ewa Michalak 65 bands I've tried.

    These are the thinnest straps I've had on a bra since I was maybe fourteen. They're half-adjustable and fully detachable, which is a nice and fairly uncommon touch. The materials are comfortable and the shape looks promising--I'm definitely interested in trying more half-padded styles and more Samanta, if I can crack their sizing.

    (Sharing as an adventure in case there are others like me who especially enjoy reviews of less-common brands. One day I'm gonna fly to Poland and try on EVERYTHING.)

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  3. 0
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    70I

    Didn't fit

    This is a very pretty bra, soft cotton lining. Straps are wide and can be configured.

    Gore doesn't tack. I think this is just a shape mis-match for me. Need more projection at the gore. This seems like it would fit someone with a more shallow breast.

    Lace will also show through light blouses.

    Me: short & narrow roots, center full, close set, pendulous, petite, short waisted, low set, fairly even fullness, narrow shoulders, soft

    Beige colorway

    Updated on May 04, 2019 Flag this


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