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Sport Underwire Bra (853209)

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32

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32DD

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32DDD

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32G

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34

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34DD

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34DDD

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34G

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36

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36D

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36DD

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36DDD

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36G

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38

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38G

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  1. 32 C-G ... (32 :3-:7)
  2. 34 C-G ... (34 :3-:7)
  3. 36 C-G ... (36 :3-:7)
  4. 38 C-G ... (38 :3-:7)

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    32DDD

    Didn't fit

    This is great. Similar to the Panache sport, but in my opinion, this is more well-made than the Panache, so if you are within the size range for this one (the 32 goes one cup larger than this to 32G US size), I'd give this a go first. There is very firm cushion at the end of the underwires to prevent poking through. This works well for my shallow/short roots, whereas Panache left a lot of open space at the top of the cup. More than that, the Panache bended away at the top where the underwire was. It was sort of an odd boxy shape there (compare ... the white http://www.barenecessities.com/panache-ultimate-maximum-control-sports-bra-5021_product.htm?pf_id=Panache5021 to the beige http://www.barenecessities.com/wacoal-maximum-control-contour-sports-bra-853209_product.htm?pf_id=Wacoal853209). The gore does not tack (it is not meant to - this is an "encapsulation" style sports bra), but it definitively separates my breasts. My only quibble is that I am starting with the straps maximally tightened. I'm going to try it as-is for now but may take it to a tailor and shorten them an inch so that I can use the adjustable portion on the back when it stretches (I use my sports bras for like 8 years! haha). I got this bra for a steal of $23.80 at Dillard's last week. My girls are nice and perky and round in this. There is almost no bounce, but I don't feel strangled or squished. I much prefer this standard style rather than cross-back, because it puts less strain on my neck. The Panache was made as a convertible back, and I feel as I always do that when companies try to make convertible bras: they end up not quite right in either style. The straps do not dig in at my armpits.
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    • What's the band measurements ? Is it a tight 32?

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      Nonstretched 25", stretched 31"

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      When you have time and desire, I'd love to see the measurements. This looks lovely....for a sports bra ;-)

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      I just got this model in a 36G from Nordstrom Rack and I agree with your observations on the fit! This one is a keeper, which is shocking to me as I chose it online on a whim, unsure if the size would work. I'm still in the beginning stages of trying to find my proper bra size (I think I'm around a 34F), and so it was a lovely surprise when the package arrived and I found that this sports bra seemed to fit perfectly! At first I thought the band was too tight, but once I had it on and adjusted, it felt perfectly, comfortably snug on the largest hook. It is super comfortable, I feel very supported, absolutely no bounce, the fabric feels soft and cushy everywhere on my skin, and I get a nice round shape to boot! I'll get measurements uploaded soon, and work up courage to take pics, as it has been so helpful to me to read others' experiences and see pics to go with the data.

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      femmedecoeur Fantastic!!! :-) :-)

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    34G

    Didn't fit

    I got this at Marshall's for $13 with a tag on it saying "$60 if perfect". It looks "perfect" to me except for a tiny jewelry sang on the front of one of the cups, so I don't know if that's what they were talking about, or if there is some wild manufacturing defect I'm unaware of. That's the caveat.

    The actual center of this garment is 6" tall, but I marked 3.75" as that is the height of the wires in the center gore, as I could never comfortably wear a 6" gore.

    Everything about this bra is great except for cup depth. I'm ... not really clear as to why manufacturers believe a breast is smaller while exercising than while sedentary. A 34G in customary use wacoal bras has a 12.5" cup depth. This is approximately a 25% decrease in mass in a sports bra. My boobs just aren't that spongy, hence the b cups I'm quadraboobing out the top of this thing. If my boobs were that spongy, I'd squish them into a smaller size at all times.

    I need 6" wide wires and these are 7, but since the cups are so shallow, the overhang can't stab into my armpits anyway, so no harm, no foul.

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    36G

    Fits

    Didn't write a review

    Haute Berry/Lilac Grey colorway

    Added on Jun 29, 2018



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    34G

    Didn't fit

    Didn't write a review

    This bra is not owned any more

    Added on Jun 08, 2017



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    36DD

    Hasn't set fit

    Didn't write a review

    Added on May 24, 2014



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    34DDD

    Didn't fit

    Didn't write a review

    Added on May 25, 2016



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    36G

    Didn't fit

    Didn't write a review

    deep blue/tile blue colorway

    Added on Dec 10, 2017



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    32DD

    Didn't fit

    Didn't write a review

    This bra is not owned any more

    Added on Jun 23, 2016



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    32DD

    Hasn't set fit

    Didn't write a review

    Added on Feb 18, 2015