I impatiently waited two and a half agonizing weeks for this bra to arrive from the UK. It's not a perfect fit and Bratabase will say it doesn't fit, but it's not the complete failure I started to fear it would be, and I'm going to have a really hard time not living in this bra. It's the single cutest, most comfortable thing I've ever attached to my boobs. The pictures really don't do it justice. The lace trim is soooo soft (Curvy Kate needs to learn a lesson from this!!) and all the cute ribbon details and heart shaped strap adjusters add those ... extra touches I love in a bra.
It's Pepto Bismol pink. It's not my favorite color, but it was half off on eBay so I can't be too picky.
Band - it's a tight 28 band. I measured 27" stretched, but it's a stretchy band so I think it will stretch out over time. I attached an extender, but I'm closing it on the tightest hook of the extender and I would not have wanted a 30 band in this bra. I imagine within a few wears I'll be able to use the loosest hook of the band. I wish the band was wider and had 3 rows of hooks, but it'll do as is.
Wires - ok, I knew this bra has wide wires and I need wide wires. But I think I've finally found a bra that's a bit too wide - I measured 6.2". In my pics, I'll mark with my finger where my root starts and there's maybe 0.25" of extra space between it and the top of the wire channel where the wire angles outwards like a Nike swish. That said, the outside sides of the cups are pretty shallow, so that extra fabric/space doesn't gap or cause a problem, it lays flat against my side. It's not uncomfortable in my armpit.
Straps - so soft, so pretty, so shiny and cute. And a bit too wide set, but yet Tutti Rouge managed to make this bra so stinkin comfortable they don't chafe my armpits like my Charlotte did.
Cups - the wires feel like they're in my IMF, but the bottom of the cup has about 1/8-1/4" inch of fabric attached to the wire that goes straight up before the projection starts. Quite frankly, I'm not sure anyone is shallow enough to totally fill out every millimeter of space in the bottom of the cup. My boobs are not pushing it down and it's not wrinkling or folding over in an annoying way, so I'm not that worried about it. The rest of the cup is perfect. No quadding, no gapping, the gore is comfortable.
I feel really secure in this bra. It does have a minimizing profile - I was wearing my Deco before I put this on and my boobs look like they shrunk 2 sizes. But there are certain shirts I want that look with, and especially under boxy shapeless scrub tops and flowy shirts, this bra will prevent the "boob tent" look.
I like it. I give it a 7/10. I recommend it for wide set, shallow shapes - I especially think the smaller end of the size range could get along very well with this bra. There are some shapes this bra will absolutely NOT agree with at all, but it's actually pretty decent on mine. It's worth keeping. It makes me excited to try other TR bras in the future - especially the Eliza which is gorgeous and purpoted to be a bit narrower and more projected than the Liliana.
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Updated on May 14, 2015 Flag this