So, the band is a good length, but it's quite stretchy - probably the stretchiest band of any of my bras. I would get this in the 30 band size if it were available in my cup size, but it's not. So, here's my plan: Because the amount that it stretches is the main problem, I'm going to sew a regular (non-elastic) stitch across a small portion of the band on each side of the cups, so that part can't stretch. That should reduce the amount of stretch in the band, without altering the dimensions of the bra. Other than the super stretchy band, I really do love this bra. It gives a great shape and is ridiculously comfortable.
**Note: 32F for Simone Perele is equivalent to a UK 32E (SP does not have a DD size; their cup sizes simply go A, B, C, D, E, F, etc.)
This is a beautiful bra; it's put together well, the stitching is high-quality, and I love the dark brown fabric with the pink and brown embroidered leaves. The band and cups are reasonably okay — the cups are a touch small and the wires are a bit narrow — but the straps slip because they're set too wide for me. I haven't worn it much for that reason. I could probably get a better fit in the cups if I went up to the F, but the shoulders might be even wider.
The moulded cup on this bra is soft and flexible. It's described as "moulded," but is much less stiff than other moulded cup bras that I've tried. The cups are very comfortable and provide a lining, nipple coverage, and some shape without adding padding. The underwires are a bit short for me, but the channels are adequately enclosed and padded so they don't poke.
I wish that the straps matched my shoulder shape better! It's a great bra, just the wrong shape for me.
One of my most comfortable bras as far as cups and underwire go. Molding is really soft and definitely conforms to my body shape more than some other molded cups. The detailing is very pretty, yet the bra is completely invisible under a t-shirt.My only complaint is that the straps are too far apart for my frame and frequently fall off my shoulders.
This bra is nearly as perfect a fit as I have come across so far in this journey. It's a very pretty bra. It sits flat where it is supposed to. The band could be a bit more snug. If Simone Perele made a 30FF/30G it would be positively perfect. Maybe someday....
The bra is soft, the cup, though molded, is what I would consider lined, so if the t-shirt is thin and the air is cool, you might show through a bit, but not outrageously so. Overall, I really like this bra!
Like the other Simone Perele bra I tried, this one is SUPER comfy. Love it. The cups are a teeny bit small on this one though, I could probably go a cup size up. But the foam cup material is super forgiving. Even though the fit is not *perfect*, it's really comfy and looks great under Tshirts. Definitely part of this rotation.
Construction & detailing is superb! This price point is definitely an accurate representation of the quality.
Sadly, this bra is too small for me. The gore doesn't tack & I get tissue splling out of all sides. The straps are also VERY wideset so no matter how far I tighten them, they still slip down. The band, for a Simone Perele, also seems tighter than the other models I have tried.
I really like how light & flexible the cup molding is. It almost has a minimizing affect which comes in handy for button-downs & dresses.
This bra was a great fit for me and actually gave a pretty nice, rounded, uplifted shape. Good quality, bad fairly tight and firm for SP. Just the lace detailing... made me feel about a decade older than I actually am. Didn't buy.
I thought European sizes are supposed to be standardized?
Before I ordered this, I read other reviews that said this bra stretches quite a bit, thus runs big in the band & then small in the cup. THEY WERE RIGHT! I normally fit best into a 32 band, so with the reviewer's suggestions, I ordered a 30. The 30 fit me just snug enough but not too tight, on the longest set of hooks . I also ordered 1 cup size up...I think I needed 3! The cups on this are so ridiculously small it is laughable. Quads everywhere...and I certainly don't consider myself large. As for the fabric and such, it is a beauty: very pretty embroidery around the bottom front edge, it's soft, elegant and (I think) supportive.
This is the first Simone Perele bra I've seen in person and it seems like a well made, excellent quality bra. Unfortunately too big in the band and too small in the cup for me. I'd say it fits somewhere around a UK 30DD. I really like the cups being neither too thin, neither padded - it is a thin foam cup that gives shape and support, but not too thick. Since I started losing a tiny bit of weight, I might hold on to it for a while and see what happens. Should I shrunk into the cups, I still need to shorten the band.
This is probably my favorite bra yet. My favorite feature in these Simone Perele bras is that the cups are so soft and thin while still being moulded. I like that my nipples poke through occasionally and that it feels light and airy.
I fell in love with the moulded Revelation bra in 65E, but i quadboobed in it a bit ... I got the Andora in black in 65F and it was a bit too big. This is the perfect middle ground! The beige color seems a lot lighter than my beige Revelation, making it a better nude bra for me.
Oh, if only the band fit tighter on these bras... I really love them.
UPDATE: At first, when I got this bra, the band was loose but wearable. It grew to be huge within a few wears. It rides up, slides around. I can't take it I'm no stranger to loose bands, but this one seems to move around a lot.