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Comexim » Burgundy Half Cup (357) » 65G 30:7

Issue resolved

I've tried it with an extender (2 inches added to the band length) and it feels much better. I think the unstretched 22 inch band compressed my back muscles too much. The wires do sit more on my breast tissue now and still poke my ribs, so likely a larger band and cup width would work better. Next time I'll order Comexim I'll try a couple of different sizes

Original problem

I thought I had found a bra that really fits with this one, but when I wear this for a full day at work I get pain in a muscle in my upper back (at my right side). This muscle hurts a lot when I wear bras with bands that are either too loose or too tight. The band of this bra feels too tight, although I can easily put two fingers and also a whole hand in between (with all my bras, actually). I wonder if this rule for a fitting band doesn't apply to me. I am lean, although it seems I have a lot of "squish" as well. I was thinking of trying this bra in a 32 or even 34. What do you all think? Would it be better to search for bras with unstretched bands closer to my true ribcage size that don't stretch out so much (eg unstretched 27, stretched 31 or so)?

Also, the cup volume feels right, although my breasts 'jiggle' (as yogurt recently mentioned in a post) a lot (happens in most of my bras, including the Cleo Juna @ I don't think I should tighten the straps more. Are the cups maybe not tall enough? Tall cups quickly look weird on me though, because I am short waisted. Also, wires tend to dig into my sternum, so plunge styles should work best for me, but then they are often not supportive enough.

I feel like I'm getting closer to finding my true size, but I'm still not there. Any thoughts on my shape or recommendations are welcome :)

PS I'm going to get an extender for this particular bra, but likely it'll cause the wires to become narrower

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