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  1. Candi Full Cup Bra (9375)

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    42H

    Didn't fit

    If you are in the Sculptresse size range (why can't you expand this, Panache?), can tolerate heavy Panache wires, and don't have super close center tissue, YOU NEED THIS BRA!!!

    I'm sorry to shout, it's just the softest, most comfortable bra I've ever had the pleasure of putting on.

    First of all, very soft fine microfiber double-bagged band and appropriately tensioned, perfect width elastic means band is smoothing and doesn't roll. The band should be more durable as well (I would need to wear it awhile but that's what I've heard for other bras that are built like this, for instance, Sculptresse Chi Chi). It is ... quite firm (tts but not likely to stretch much more than the band number).

    The cup fabric is also incredibly soft and silky. The mesh and top stitching and elastic do not itch and are appropriately tensioned so there is no cutting in or in cup quadding.

    The cup is a four part cut and sew with center pull straps. The design is basically an Elomi Rita/Caitlyn/Cate (two bottom panels, one long side sling panel, a top mesh piece) but way way better. First, the wires are narrower and won't stretch back like Elomi wires. Second, the bottom panels are narrower, producing a very round vs. pointy profile. Third, the tension on the top elastic and the stretchy mesh ensure room for full on top breasts, while those who are fob will probably have a perfect fit in a size down from their normal Sculptresse size. Fourth, there is more room for center fullness. This size Sculptresse is almost identical in size and dimensions to an Elomi Rita 40H, as an FYI for fit.

    The gore, wings, and wires are comparable to some of Panache's narrowest offerings making this excellent for women in this size range on the narrower side of things.

    The cup is tts, comparable with other Sculptresse and Panache bras in the same size or sister sizes. There is less apex projection than some styles like Jasmine, and less than Curvy Kate in sister sizes. However there is plenty of projection at the wire.

    The color is a glorious rich red, a little bluer than most reds I've been seeing lately. It's really lovely. The shape is round and natural. It's pretty luscious all around.

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      fabulouslyfullfigure this seems like it would be right up your alley too.

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      You know it...I was just reading and you already tagged me! Beautiful. Glad to see your reviews back here :)

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      Girl I know you like red. :D

      Thanks, I'm happy to be back!

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      So lovely!! I wish they would expand their range, too.

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      Well, it was a good enough review for me. I threw the dice and ordered one from bare necessities today. It was calling me with a 40% off sale and another 15% on that, it was calling my name!

    • I hope it works for you!

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      Thanks for your review. This ticks a lot of boxes for me and I might be just about in Sculptresse' size range.

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  2. Estel Full Cup Bra (9685)

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    40JJ

    Didn't fit

    I bought this bra and the 38K - Panache Black » Quinn Balconnet Bra (9241) at the same time to compare and see how Panache is grading their plus size bras. The results are interesting to say the least.

    I would say that, in general, Panache runs similar to or a bit larger than Elomi in both height and depth. I definitely feel like these bras were both a bit too deep and tall compared to, for example, my 40JJ - Elomi » Kim Plunge Bra (4340) and I could have comfortably sized down, especially in this bra.

    Estel is ... a bit taller than Quinn, but in general, the construction was nearly the same. The biggest difference between the Bras was in the use on Estel of an interior side sling, and different cup and band materials. And oh what a difference those materials made!

    Whereas Quinn is made of a soft, stretchy lace that is not lined on the top and is quite nubbly under shirts, Estel is lined in non stretch mesh on the bottom and stretch mesh on top, making the bra much firmer and giving greater support. The band is similarly lightweight on Quinn, whereas Estel features a luscious double-bagged elastic.

    Estel has crappy straps though- they are thinner, not padded, and the gold attachments at front, while pretty, twist. I like Quinn’s padded straps a lot better.

    In general both bras are soft and pretty. ChooseQuinn for comfortable lightweight support and Estel for lifting heavy boobs or sensitive band areas that need enclosed elastic.

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  3. Candi Full Cup Bra (9375)

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    40H

    Didn't fit

    See my review about size 42H - Sculptresse » Candi Full Cup Bra (9375)

    I'm solidly in between a 38 and a 40 now and this band size is perfect for me. It is firm on the first hooks because the band fabric is so firm. The band tension is right for someone of my size and shape (H or A shaped back). While I liked the extra cup room/apex projection of the 42H, there is still plenty of room in this bra and the scaling of the gore and wings is better for me. It's nearly a perfect fit. In this size ... I can see the room for my center fullness being used. No flat center with my breast tissue pushed under my armpits like the Elomi bras. It's really an elegant, perfect bra. I hope they keep using this kind of scaling and band materials and make the bra in a range of nudes. A++ bra, the best plus sized bra I have ever bought.

    I usually fit a Panache 38J or JJ, so plan your size accordingly. FOB can certainly size at least one cup down from their usual Panache size I bet.

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  4. Chi-chi Full Cup Bra (7695)

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    36H

    Didn't fit

    It's cute! It's projected! It's really soft! IT'S REALLY PROJECTED.

    Like, holy crap, y'all. I need a GoPro so you can see it from my perspective. I'm good to know a bra like this exists for me, and if it fit better on my larger side I might keep it. Unfortunately after moving around a little, Righty started to escape up top. I think 36HH would do better for me in this style.

    Tropical colorway

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      "Really projected"--outstanding! :-) :-) :-) The floral print is beautiful!!

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      Good to know the Chi-Chi is so projected, triumphof ! It can be hard to find bras on either end of the projection scale.

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  5. Chi-chi Full Cup Bra (7695)

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    40FF

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    Beautiful bra! Love the color, style and support. I did have very small wrinkle at the bottom of one of my cups, but this disappeared when I pulled my shoulders back. I didn't consider how my posture would affect the fit, but after years of lacking proper support for my size - I have considerably rounded shoulders. I'm excited about working on my alignment and having bras that satisfy both form and function.

    Highly recommend! https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":)" />

    Cappucinno colorway

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      Congratulations on a comfortable fit!!!

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      It looks like a great fit and the color is pretty :)

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  6. Bellise Balconnet Bra (6891)

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    38J

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    I love this bra! It is one of my favourites at the moment. And it does not even come in my size! I have another one in 36J which I loved when I was a 32K-KK. Now that I wear 34KK, I need the 38J. The band on the Bellise does run at least 1 - 1 and a half sizes smaller! The cups are generous. So my 38J fits more like a 36K of even 34KK when I wear it on the tightest setting.

    pros:
    - strong Panache wires, that are less wide than Elomi wires
    - tight bands (a plus for those at the upper end of ... the cup - range)
    - the fabric is so heavenly comfortable and soft
    - sturdy and good support
    - I have barely any underwire pain
    - round uplifted shape
    - quite front and centered shape
    - wires are a very good width for me (I need medium wide wires - EM is usually too narrow, Elomi too wide)

    cons:
    - why is this bra discountined?
    - why does it not come in all the colours up to a KK cup?
    - shallow cups

    Now the shallowness of the cups is the only real problem here. But it also makes the bra very supportive because it keeps boobs close to chest. Since I have rather deep boobs, I only can wear this bra on "smaller days" when I can stand some shallower cups. I still think it has good projection from the underwire, I don't have as much empty space there than in a Elomi Caitlyn.

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  7. Lula Plunge Bra (9866)

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    38FF

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    This may be my holy Grail bra!!! First perfect one since I started this journey!

    Me: 38FF projected, wide and short rooted, wide-ish set as they are splayed, very soft.
    It's stretchy all over so great for my splayed (read, unusually shaped rooted) girls

    It's also not lacy, so doesn't show under clothes or itch (smooth both on the cups and on the underwire trim)... The latter is great as I have a tummy and I slouch lol.
    This is a wonderful everyday alternative to the moulded cups that are so often too shallow for bigger boobs.

    Only shame is I only found two colors on bare necessities and they are both out of stock... I wanted to buy like 4 more at once

    So... Do any of y'all know what this line was based off of? I know many bras are similar rereleases of older models

    Saffron colorway

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    • Sculptresse Siren Plunge Bra (9706) and Sculptresse Roxie might be similar in shape. I’m not certain about this but it’s worth a try if you have free returns. Lula is new as of last year but should be out in a new color soon.

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  8. Dana (9670)

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    40FF

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    Beautiful bra! Very impressed with quality. This is my first fitting strapless bra and it definitely takes some adjusting to get it on right. Placement is very important for this style as the band is lined with rubber-like strips to keep it from moving too much. As I’m new to having bras that fit - I think it may have been better for me to wait on this type (strapless) as I believe I’ll have quite a bit of tissue migration possibly changing my shape. We’ll see, though!

    Highly recommend if you’re looking for a good strapless bra. https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_smile.gif" alt=":)" />

    Linen colorway

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    Excellent!
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  9. Kitty Full Cup (8045)

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    38G

    Didn't fit

    After trying the ChiChi I decided to try the Kitty, curious if it would provide a more rounded shape and it does. My only option was a 38G, and I need to wear a 1" extender to be comfortable in this, the ChiChi is a 40FF. I pretty much enjoy everything about this bra; cut, color, lace, and style, definitely more rounded.

    The gore tacks flat and the band stays in place, again it is too tight but I expect it will be more comfortable after wearing it a bit more. This bra, as well as every other bra I have ever worn in my life, does not stay ... in my fold, coming down 1-1.5 inches. Not sure if I'll ever fix this issue. On my smaller breast, there is slight wrinkling under the cup, but not much. Same with the lace on top. However, the overall fit is nice.

    I honestly don't understand a whole lot about other aspects of bras yet, so I won't get very technical in this review! I don't want to provide the wrong information.


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      The kitty is my all-time favorite Panache bra, I love the shape, the stars, and the red. It's a lot like the Cleo Marcie shape wise. The band loosened quite a bit after my first wearing so you probably won't need the extender forever.

      I needed much shorter, narrower wires, so I replaced the wires and it now stays fine in my IMF.

    • If you can find a Sculptresse Charisse anywhere, it gave me a wonderful rounded shape. It's discontinued, so you might be able to find it on eBay, on clearance or I've seen it on Zulily recently.

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  10. Chi-chi Full Cup Bra (7695)

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    38G

    Didn't fit

    Immediately upon trying this bra on, I decided I was going to return it. Yes, I have large breasts, but this bra made them look even larger AND pointy. I don't want to have pointy looking breasts. I prefer a bra that mirrors my natural shape.

    PROs -
    * The fit was good. See cons for comments on comfort.
    * My breasts are supported by the band and wires rather than being held up by the straps.
    * The price was quite reasonable for such a well made foundation garment. ($49.00 via Amazon seller A Sophisticated Pair)

    CONs -
    * It shaped ... my two friends into two very pointy mountains.
    * The wires and wing height go too high under the armpit. I have scar tissue from an excisional biopsy, so I'm hypersensitive about this.
    * The gore height is too high. Although comfortable when sitting or standing, it pokes really bad if I lean over to tie my shoes and such.

    I have found a much better fit and feel with the Sculptresse Flirtini in a 38G. I am continuing my search for other bras with the help of Bratabase recommendations. If at first it doesn't fit, try, try again!

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    • Too bad you did not take a side view photo, to see the pointy shape. I get this bra, Sculptresse Chi-chi Full Cup Bra (7695) recommended a lot, and probably 38G or 40FF but the pointy shape concerns me. :\

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      I fits similarly to the Panache Jasmine Balconnet Bra (6951) I think if you have taller roots or are not full on top it's more rounded. For short rooted/very full on top breasts the apex is too high and lifted, resulting in a more torpedo like profile.

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  11. Charisse Full Cup Bra (8055)

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    36H

    Didn't fit

    I really went through the stages with this bra. I have been wanting to try Sculptresse for ages now but haven't been able to get a good deal on one. At first, I was ready to send it back. It's advertised as a full cup bra but gave me way more cleavage and uh, bounce than I was expecting. That's not a bad thing! I don't know if it's me or the bra, but it fits me more like a balconette.

    But wow, what a balconette it is. At first I was sure it was going back because I had so much gaping in the mesh ... at the top of the cup, reminiscent of my struggles with the Tango II balconette. However as I started moving around the house (and adjusted the wire to better settle into my IMF) everything smoothed out, and quite nicely at that. My breast tissue is very soft and malleable; once I got everything settled the wires actually sat quite firmly in my IMF. Even with the most comfortable bra I have the urge to put them back in place during the day. Honestly, I'd kinda chalked it up to a nervous habit. I love the round shape it gives me.

    As usual, the wider set straps drive me nuts. They're closer set than usual for Panache as you'd expect with a (technically) full cup bra, but still a little too wide set for me. To make things worse, they're not fully adjustable. They are padded with soft fabric per usual for Panache and larger sizes. I am having some luck with silicone bra strap holders.

    I know Bratabase shows this bra as not fitting me, but I'm really pretty happy with it. I like Panache bras more than they like me, so I'm happy that Sculptresse might be a good option for me.

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      To my eye looks good on you

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      It looks good to me! The wide straps are frustrating I'm sure given your cup size and it probably pushes them too far wide. If they stay put then maybe it's okay? I hate grabbing my straps all the time on wide set straps. Love the color of this bra too!

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      Wow that is one lovely color ! I am jealous that it doesn't come in my size range . I hate messing with straps too and yes I think I have a habit of checking adjusting .
      Oh that looks so stunning which doesn't always happen in a large cup ..I know .

    • Ivp Do you have any luck with Panache 34 bands? Flirtini and Chi Chi, which are similar, now come in 34 bands. Panache bands tend to be firmer. I usually wear a 34 in other brands.

    • I had one 34 panache envy that I have taken in slightly before it died I didn't know it came in 34 band until now. Hmmm

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      Ivp The 34 bands were new for AW15, according to a blog post I found. HTH!

    • That does. I saw a few not too expensive on eBay but maybe I can find some in my local shop to try on . I am not exactly sure of my sister size in a 34 , my 34 is one I got when I weighed a bit more and altered down as I lost weight because I liked it so much .

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  12. Dana (9670)

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    38E

    Didn't fit

    The color of this bra is too pretty. It’s a beautiful light blush, which is just so soothing. I missed hooking one of the FIVE hooks on the back of the bra, which was truly a battle to get into. This thing is ready for war. @Sculptresse is a plus size bra line, and from what I understand, their bras tend to have more hooks than a non-plus bra. Dana has a four-section cup, similar to @Curvy Kate @Luxe, but it’s quite a bit deeper. It still isn’t quite deep enough at the wire, and has a little too much space at part of the top of the ... cup, while still managing to cut in at the sides, offering an awkward half-quadding (eighthing?!) effect. The aggressiveness of the band is a bit intense for my tastes, and wearing it around, bending and taking photos, was a constant reminder that I was wearing it. I think I might be able to get away with going up to a 38F to help solve the immediate projection problem, but I don’t think it would remove my constant awareness of wearing this armor. I think that better balance is probably achieved with this bra as it moves up in cup size, but based on wearing, I don’t think the smaller cup sizes of Dana were made with the consideration of large band/small cup wearing, just straight sized down.
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    • That does look uncomfortable. Ugh.

    • It looks like they were so concerned with keeping it in place that they removed the functionality of it. I would probably last five minutes before wanting to rip it off.

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  13. Sasha Moulded Plunge Bra (9506)

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    40FF

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    Beautiful and well constructed bra. Band has more give than the equally sized 40FF Sculptresse Chi-Chi but both are comfortable to me. I currently measure loose 43" and snug 41" underbust. Although I love my Chi-Chi style as it’s the first pretty lace bra - I foresee myself using this one more as I’m afraid of accidently scratching the lace on the Chi-Chi. This color is a very dark navy - it’s listed name color is “Ink.”

    Highly recommend!

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  14. Dionne (9695)

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    36J

    Hasn't set fit

    My breasts are center-full, pendulous, FOB, and I have a lot of squish in my band measurement. My center-fullness is usually my dominant fit requirement. I suspect I have somewhat short roots, and narrow-to-average roots for my size. I also have narrow, somewhat sloped shoulders.

    Oh, I want to like this bra so much, but I really do need it in a 34JJ, I think. Unlike 36HH - Sculptresse » Candi Full Cup Bra (9375) , the band is quite loose and stretchy. I can easily wear it on the last set of hooks. Sculptresse calls it a full cup bra and I suppose it isn't a ... balconette, but it does have a lower, more rounded neckline than say, Elomi Cate or whatever. Because the band is loose and the wires a bit wide, I do spill out of the top of the cup a little on my larger breast. It's sort of hard to describe but it's not that the cups are too small, exactly, so much as i have very soft tissue and the fit of the whole bra is just oh so slightly off.

    The appearance and quality is lovely. I do with the straps were removable or adjustable. TBH, looking at the construction of the bra, there's no reason they couldn't be. ETA - by straps I meant the strappy detailing across the top of the cups, not the, you know, bra straps https://d28qt14g3opchh.cloudfront.net/smileys/icon_mrgreen.gif" alt=":D" />

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    Tile Print colorway

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    • Hi! I just received this bra in the mail and feel the same as you about the band. I'm starting to wonder if I should have taken the 34J (but I predict spillage, as I'm FOT) or the 34JJ (but I feel those cups would be too big). I just want the center gore to sit flat against my chest, like my 36J Panache Jasmine does. What would you suggest?

    • Bragirl808 Hey there! Unfortunately 36 is the smallest band size it comes in. :(

      If it did come in 34 bands, I would ask how the cups fit you. If they fit okay, I would try the 34JJ first because it it is a sister size of 36J and therefore have roughly the same proportions, whereas the 34J would be just straight up going down a band size.

    • Aaah, ok - then I will sadly just have to send it back :( I had tried on a 36H at a store near me; the band was alright but the cups were much too small. Such a shame! I really wish bra companies would start ALL their bras at a 34" band. Thanks so much for your help! :)

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  15. Candi Full Cup Bra (9375)

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    36HH

    Didn't fit

    My breasts are center-full, pendulous, FOB, and I have a lot of squish in my band measurement. My center-fullness is usually my dominant fit requirement. I suspect I have somewhat short roots, and narrow-to-average roots for my size. I also have narrow, somewhat sloped shoulders.

    So, this bra was probably never going to fit me but I'm so excited about Sculptresse expanding their size range, I wanted to try it anyway. It has plenty of projection and could work for both FOB and FOT types, and those in between. The main reason it didn't work for me is my center-fullness.

    I'd recommend this bra to someone who wanted a ... Panache version of Elomi Cate/Caitlyn or Goddess Keira/Kayla. It's a very similar bra with narrower (but not crazy narrow, Elomi just tends to run wide) harder wires and firmer band. I suspect the mesh upper part of the cup will work better for some folks with softer tissue as well.

    One thing about the band - yes, this is a Panache subbrand and yes, it's a black bra but this band was *crazy* tight. I usually go for 36 in Panache, and 34 in some Curvy Kates (36 in the rest), Freya, Fantasie, etc. I'm usually able to hook a brand new Panache bra on the first row of hooks with just a little effort - again, I have a lot of squish in that area. I am not sure how quickly this would stretch out, so consider sizing up or committing to user and extender for awhile.

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    • I agree, the band on this and, looking at AW18, most Sculptresse bras in the future, are going to be on the small side of tts. Like, a 40 band that stretches to 39.

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  16. Chi-chi Full Cup Bra (7695)

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    40FF

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    I really like this bra! This was the first bra I tried recommended to me for my new size discovery (was previously "wearing" 38D, should be 40FF). The first time I put it on, then, was like the heavens opened up and bathed me in comfort.

    The gore tacks, the bra is so soft, it's beautiful as well. Band fits perfectly, I feel supported. My only dislike is the shape it gives me; it's a little too pointed for my taste, so I won't be wearing it with tight-fitting shirts however it is fine under everything else. It's so, so comfortable. There is slight wrinkling on my smaller side at the bottom of the cup, and the bra doesn't sit in my fold, however I have yet to have one in my life that has. My breast are simply cradled perfectly in this bra, and again, the lace feels so nice - not itchy on me one bit.

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    • I love that you were previously"wearing" a bra. I know how that is. The dreaded boob sling.

    • It does look a little "pointy" , I can see what you mean. It's lovely

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  17. Chi-chi Full Cup Bra (7695)

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    42HH

    Didn't fit


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  18. Chi-chi Full Cup Bra (7695)

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    34G

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    I haven't seen any other reviews of this bra in the new sizing (34 band). Let me say that it is AWESOME. I know that this is based on the Jasmine but I don't like the Jasmine (hurty wires, not enough lift, too little support in the stretchy upper cup lace, cups a bit too wide). The Chi Chi provides a great band - totally comfortable and firm. I wear a 32 often and this 34 gives as much support. It's also made of a soft material sewn atop the power mesh. The cups are totally front and centre and the lift is terrific. This bra gives almost ... an Empreinte boobs on a plate shape. I mean, only Empreinte is Empreinte, but at this price point you cannot beat this bra. I've got it in both the black and taupe colourways and I prefer the taupe. The fit is a bit better - though both fit extremely well - because black dye tends to mess with fabric ease and is always a bit less dynamic. I have found my latest neutral bra.
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  19. Gina Balconnet Bra (9495)

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    38H

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    The Sculptresse Gina reminds me of a bra I used to have - the Cleo Blake. It's a similar color and style/shape. The Gina has a prettier fabric (the Blake was more of a plain mesh fabric whereas the Gina has a pattern). It's well-constructed and good for women who have close-set breasts and need a narrow gore.

    Aesthetically, the Gina looks good. It lifts and projects and gives a nice rounded shape and the hot pink color is pretty. It's sturdy; this is not a flimsy bra. I felt very secure in it.

    The only thing I don't like about it is that the wires are a bit ... firm for my taste. I need to break the bra in. I can feel the underwire and band pressing after a few hours and it gets uncomfortable for all-day wear. It's not as comfortable as my Elomi bras which are always comfortable for all-day wear right out of the package. The Gina reminds me of my old Parfait bras which ran tight in the band and had firm underwires until they were adequately broken in. I feel like the Cleo Blake didn't take as long to break in as the Gina, but I could be wrong.

    Fit-wise, the Gina is almost a perfect fit. It encases all of the tissue, gives a good lift, has no quad boob or side spillage/pinching, and the gore tacks (the majority of bras don't tack on me). I have close-set breasts that are almost even. I suppose I have average roots. I tend to do best with balconettes and plunges.

    Overall, I'm happy with the Gina and would consider ordering another Sculptresse bra. I just wish that the bra was less stiff.

    Edited one year later - October 2019. I only wore this a short time due to the scratchy fabric. I gained and lost weight and now most of my 40H bras don't fit. I tried this Gina in a 38H on again today and this bra is the closest to a perfect fit. It tacks and has a very smooth look. There's a tiny bit of the bottom that I don't fill, but I think that is due to the very bottom of the wire being just a little wider than my breast. I have just a little swell of tissue above the top of the cup, but not truly quadding.

    Over the past year, I learned bra sewing but haven't been able to find a perfect fit. I'm tempted to try cloning this bra since it is nearly perfect. I wish they still made the Cleo Blake as that bra was my favorite Cleo/Panache bra I've ever owned.

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  20. Flirtini Balconnet Bra (7685)

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    I tried this bra very early on in my bra search in a larger size, and it is so interesting to come back and try it again. This time, I'm sure the gore is just too wide for me, but it's comfy and wearable, and there's almost enough projection at the wire. Almost!

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