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Bra fitting help » **New pics added** ISO comfortable bra for projected, center full 30eish

Cleo » Hettie Balconnet Bra (9011) » 30E 30:6

Issue resolved

Am going to try different size- 32dd. Also, cleo wires may just be too stiff for me.

Original problem

****New pics added****
I uploaded pic 4 -- top view.

Pics 3-5 are with the band fastened on tightest hook. THis was extremely uncomfortable, but I did it because the bottom of the gore doesnt completely tack. I think it's an issue w my ribcage because I can never get a gore to tack.

Would you suggest a 32dd? I am afraid 32d would be too small for L cup

THis is my first post, so bear with me..

I am trying to find a comfortable bra that fits. comfort is key; i hate scratchy lace, digging wires, too tight bands. on the sensitive side.

I love the materials and want to love this bra. Unfortunately, the gore cuts into my sternum/is painful. The band is on the loosest hook. The straps also feel too tight/ I cant get them as long as I want to. I am frequently having that problem w/30 bands; I am 5'7" so on taller side.

Overall, it just feels like it is too snug/small, even though it looks good (to me). Kind of like the cups are too narrow. I love the shape and lift, though.

I have always worn a 32dd and recently have been tryinng 30ddd/e.

Bratabase fit calc told me I'm a 32D. I may not be measuring breast perimeter accurately. 'Bra that fits' says 30E/d3, which was what I was fitted into in Nordstroms. 30 bands tend to feel a bit too tight/straps too short, while 32s fit comfortably on the tightest hook (and then stretch out).

This was part of a order of a bunch of cleo (and one freya) bra, all 30E. I may post pics/ fitting help requests if you guys think I should.

Basically, I was spoiled by years of VS stretchy 32 bands and the soft material. I love the feel of soft microfiber and hate the feel of most lace (although I loved the feel of hettie).

I would love to find a soft/comfortable bra (ideally t shirt) that is good for FOT, center full, immediately projected (as far as I have determined) boobs with long enough straps and a snug but comfy band. I dont think it exists, lol.

Reviews of other Cleos in 30E (DDD)

Marcie- wires felt too snug/it felt too small/constricting despite looking good overall. I am guessing c ups might be too narrow.

Kayla- band is the stretchiest and most comfortable. Gore cuts into sternum and hurts. R cup is a little too big. Feels like cups are too narrow/constricting.

minnie- wires feel like the dig in and are somewhat scrachy. cups feel too narrow. L cup too small. Straps feel too short

freya rio- cups too big. didnt like material. a no.

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