This bra initially fit great. The band was surprisingly tight enough. It gave me great lift after scooping and so I excitedly bought it. Normally victoria's secret bras never fit me correctly. Then I tried it on at home. Initially, again, it looked great. Then I wore it for maybe five minutes and looked at it. There was serious gaping at the top of the cups, and it rode up. I was so disappointed. It's going to be returned to the store.
First of all, this bra is completely the wrong size for me, but I had to have a nice push up in my collection. As a 32DD, the band is made of only slightly stretchy lace, that would suit a 32 or 30 band very well. The cup separation also reflects that. For me since I am a 26 band, (24-25" underbust) I have to alter pretty much every single bra anyways, so I just decided to get this one.
The inside of the bra is very soft, accompanied by very soft push up padding as well. It's really only padded at the bottom (sort of graded upwards) and not at the nipple area, so there is plenty of room for the boobs.
this was another one of adventures in 36C's some a year or two ago before i had any idea what was supposed to fit, and obviously being a 34 DD bordering on DDD, it didn't work then and doesn't work now. Its worth noting that this pattern is discontinued, so I'm not sure if any minor differences exists with current models.
Appearance wise, i love this bra. The floral is very muted with pink/red roses and flowers, along with a sort of faded neon yellowy-green rose and leaf pattern. There is a small embellished lace sling along the outer cups that doesn't show under t-shirts, unless they are the ...burnout variety, then you see the sparkle.the entire band is lace, (I'm pretty sure all Dream Angels are) and the straps have the tiniest picot-ish trim. There's also a small neon pink bow on the gore.
The fit is awful, however. This is the size VS put me in, and it was so painful that i literally cannot wear it for more than about 5 minutes...which is just long enough to love it in the fitting room, get it home, and rip all the tags off. I tried wearing it for the first time a few days after i got it, and i actually had to turn around and come home so i could change, ugh. It does give some killer cleavage when i first situate myself in it, but also major quadboob. Most of the cup is taken up with padding, so there inst much room for breast tissue. The center is also very open, since its a plunge style push up. Combine that with the very minimal side coverage, and there be boobies spilling out all over the place! it is set a little wider than Very Sexy bras, so its slightly better for me. sliiightly.
The band is made of lace, something i liked because i knew from purchasing the Lined Demi version of the Dream Angels line that the lace was stiffer, and didn't give me the awful rolling of the Very Sexy. However, it also has very little stretch, which meant that the first few wears were too tight, and then once it got worn, it never snaps back and becomes too large very fast. Even in my proper size, these bands always feel sooo tight when they're lace, like I'm being cut in half. but sizing up doesn't help, because of the "once I'm broken in I'm broken" thing they have going on.
Ultimately, this went back in the drawer until i can sell it off. I hear from many friends that they love the push up this gives, and if someone is truly a 36c or 34c, it probably does work well. Read more 347 more words
The band stretches very easily. The bra was more firm when I first got it and gave me more cleavage than I've ever had. Now it gapes in the upper cup badly and moves all over the place when I raise my arms.
Average quality for this brand. It only took a few months before it started to fall apart (seams freying, underwire poking out). Surprisinly, the lace is still in good condition. I love that there is not a gore between the cups trying to shove my boobs apart, making it much more comfortable for me than most bras. The band is far to large and the cups are drastically to small, as with all bras of this brand for me.
This is the size and style bra I wore for many years. Somewhere in time I had tried on 32C bras on the rare occasions I encountered them, but at Victoria's Secret the "C" cups meant bigger, bulkier padding. I never could stand the feeling of strapping foam boobs on myself, and the padding pushed my tissue out the bottom and sides of the cups. I didn't realize it was the bras' fault, so I stuck with what seemed to be the best of all possible options. Obviously, I swim in the 32 band. This bra has been worn only 2 or 3 ...times (and not for long) but it's floppy and it slides continually. I have a matching waist-cincher and thong, because it's a lovely set for winter holidays. However, my frustration with this bra is what lead me along the path to Bratabase. Even though this bra is pretty, now that I've been wearing better fitted bras, I can't believe I ever thought this was decent. Aside from the awkward padding, which I hate, the underwire in the cups is way too short. My boobs stay in the cups for about 30 seconds before they plunge out the sides and at the armpits. Read more 106 more words