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Retro Chic Full Figure Underwire Bra (855186)

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  1. 32 D-G ... (32 :4-:7)
  2. 34 C-H ... (34 :3-:8)
  3. 36 C-H ... (36 :3-:8)
  4. 38 C-H ... (38 :3-:8)
  5. 40 C-H ... (40 :3-:8)
  6. 42 C-H ... (42 :3-:8)
  7. 44 D-G ... (44 :4-:7)

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  1. 6
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    32G

    Fits

    The Great Amazon Prime Wardrobe Try-On, Pt 2!
    My shape: FOB, narrow roots/shoulders, soft tissue, 32G (though I'm thinking maybe more 30G since a lot of these 32 bands are too stretchy for me!)
    Fit: Ok, when they say "Retro Chic," they certainly mean it. Though this bra fits me technically, it's not my ideal shape at ALL. It's VERY POINTY! If that's the shape you are going for, this works perfectly and fits true to size. This would work really well if you are trying to get a 50's style, or wearing a 50's costume or something.
    The cups and gore are very tall.
    Appearance: My first thought when trying this ... one was, "Oh man, this is a granny bra." (No offense to any grandmas on here!) It kind of is, but I feel that way about beige bras in particular. (They are a necessary evil as far as I'm concerned; if I didn't need one badly to wear under white shirts, I wouldn't own one at all!) It's sort of plain, with beige lace all over the cups. There's a tiny bow with a gem at the gore.
    Overall: This is really comfortable, but I definitely wouldn't wear it out unless in a poodle skirt costume or something.

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    Updated on Jun 18, 2018 Flag this


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      Thank you for adding the bra on photo! It really helps with the visual that a bra only picture can't provide.
      We have a few on here that are always looking for this exact style so it great that you added it to the site! :-)

    • It's fun, playing "bra dress up" hahah. I didn't take photos of all of the bras I got, as some were SUPER see through and/or way too big.
      I feel bad calling this a "granny bra" too, since it actually fit me pretty well. I like the looks of the black version of this one better!

    • No worries! I am sure everyone understands what you mean. Perfect for those concerned with comfort and conservative hidden under clothes look. Something we'd imagine our grandmother choosing as compared to bold bright or wild. I'm 44 with a 22 year old & 4 year old, but I still prefer wild and bold. :-)

    • 1

      Giggle. I don't want torpedos either. ;-)

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  2. 2
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    40I

    Didn't fit

    If you have a lot of migrated tissue, this bra definitely isn't for you as it allows for very little movement. The band isn't very stretchy at all - it would fit fine one day and be too small the next. Not sure how it compares to other I cups in their line seeing as this was the only one they had in stock. As far as the design goes, it's actually a very pretty bra, but it just wasn't a good fit for me. I think this bra would work better for someone with narrow roots and not as full on bottom.

    Nude with white lace colorway

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    Updated on Jun 25, 2017 Flag this


    • If you don't mind explaining, I was a little confused by this:

      "If you have a lot of migrated tissue, this bra definitely isn't for you as it allows for very little movement"

      Do you mean that you couldn't shift your tissue while wearing the bra, or it wouldn't stay where you put it?

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  3. 1
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    36G

    Fits

    I tried this bra on again, 7 months since the last time (and since my measurements have changed slightly). The fit was pretty amazing! And I almost bought it. Great support and great fit. However, the horizontal seams really show through under tees and knits -- even under a tee AND a thin sweater. Since that's pretty much all I wear, and I really didn't like the horizontal seams showing through, I passed on it. The shape is also a little more torpedo-y than I like.

    Updated on Jul 24, 2016 Flag this


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      I have a few of these that I had bought in maybe 2011 and really never wore. I started wearing them, pleased with the shape of my boobs and the look of the bra, generally. So then went searching for more Wacoal retro chic bras, and discovered, sadly, that the same bra makes me torpedo-y (ugh). I don't know if they moved a seam between 2011-12 and now, but I was sad that I can't replace these bras.

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  4. 1
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    36DDD

    Fits

    Good fit and great shape as always with this bra. One cup down from my 36 band cup in other Wacoal styles (G). I did not fill the G when I tried to in store and had a wrinkle across the middle seam.

    I had a 38DD when I was larger that I wore to death. Definitely will be buying more/more colors in the future.

    Updated on Jun 16, 2015 Flag this


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    34DD

    Hasn't set fit

    This is a good supportive bra with wider side goring so you don't get as much "back fat" spilling over. Does a good job of supporting my boobs and making them look perkier than they are. Points boobs up and forward but not as much up and forward as a Freya plunge bra. But if you have really full breasts the tops of the cups are going to dig into your boobs. My breasts are a little less firm and less full than they used to be (I'm 48) so this bra fits. Would have given my younger boobs a quadraboob. Also I've worn it twice and the band is really stretching out. Makes me think I should have gotten a 32DDD instead of 34DD. Would give it an 8 out of 10 for comfort. Back strap seems a little itchy after wearing for a few hours. Cups very comfortable.

    Black with ivory colorway

    Updated on Jan 03, 2015 Flag this


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  6. 1
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    36G

    Didn't fit

    When I first tried this on I didn't like the retro shape it gave my boobs, very triangular and pin-up. They are also much further apart than I'm used to when wearing this. But then I tried it under a t shirt and they looked great! Plus it was on sale and I needed bras that fit so I took it home. After wearing for long work days I can say that the band feels tight and the boning on the side gets really uncomfortable when sitting for long periods. The gore in the center goes really high, like almost above my breast tissue so ... it is not good for even high v necks or anything lower than your neckline. I just got a band extender and that made it WAY more comfy so maybe I should have tried a bigger band. Also I'm not sure if this is from the lace, or all the new bras I've been wearing and I have sensitive skin anyways but I have been breaking out in rashes since wearing it. I think it's because I'm used to wearing t shirt bras that are smooth, and after being stuffed into the lace all day my skin gets irritated. Overall it's an ok bra if you like the retro shape and wear high necklines.
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    Updated on Oct 19, 2014 Flag this


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  7. 1
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    40G

    Hasn't set fit

    This bra is comfortable. It has wide "wings" which I like. The gore width is good. The upper half of the cup wrinkled and would not lay flat.

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    Updated on Apr 02, 2014 Flag this


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  8. 1
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    36G

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  9. 1
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    32DDD

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    Wonderful bra that fits well and gives a great shape under clothes. It's very comfortable and is perfect for everyday; however, the cups and sides come up quite far, which eliminates this bra as a candidate for summer wear. Also, as a 30 FF who's forced to wear 32DDD bras in American brands, the band could be a bit tighter. I was able to wear it comfortably on the second hook initially. One size down would've been perfect.

    Otherwise, great value for a classically beautiful and comfortable bra.

    Updated on May 25, 2011 Flag this


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  10. 0
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    34G

    Hasn't set fit

    I purchased this in a bra shop, it felt ok for the 5 minutes I had it on but after getting home and wearing this a bit the straps had to be replaced as they were too short and I had to use an expander. In hind sight this may have been ok in a 36.
    This bra's measurements have been altered
    Altered straps, added expander

    Updated on Feb 13, 2018 Flag this


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