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After years of wearing the wrong size sports bras because I couldn't afford to buy new ones (yes, I know it bad, bad, bad of me for all sorts of reasons) - I am finally replaceing the grey, ragged, frayed old things.
My question: do Shock Absorber sports bras fit true to size?
I am a 28FF in Freya.
A 30F in Fantasie because they don't do a 28.
I'm a 28FF in M&S when they bother to make them. Otherwise a 30F - when the buggers bother to make them. What is wrong with these people?
I could be anything in Debenhams because they are so unpredictable.
So, anyone any idea what I'm going to be in a Shock Absorber?
I bought shock absorber run bra in true size- bit tight to start then loosened a little but at 36DD the tighter the better. It didn't give the 4boob effect even when at tightest. Great investment and have bought more of the same since. I often wear a support crop top over the top too depending on intensity of impact. Not a lover of the jiggling boob!
I found they fit true to size but don't actually like them much - not super supportive after a few washes and I ended up scarred under the bust after running in the rain in one! Ouch!
This Freya Active is very supportive, fits true to size and lasts well and comes in a 28 backsize. It does give quite pointy, Madonna-esque, boobs though, which DH found hilarious, but to me it's all about the support (am a 30G).
Hi china - yes, the jiggling boob is not a good look especially when the rest of me is so small! (Very odd looking person!)
The 4boob is my greatest phobia in clothing. (Closely followed by saggy buttocks and un-buffed feet). 4boob is utterly horrible but not always easy to solve at my size because of the need for a well fitting bra and not many choices.
It's an ebay purchase so I need to try and get it right!
I find that I need to get Shock Absorber in a bigger back size than my usual Freya and Fantasie bras, I'm otherwise 32 but need 34 with Shock, can't breathe in 32. They are cut high so no four-boobing.
I can get into a G cup in one of these http://www.sweatshop.co.uk/Details.cfm?ProdID=3424&category=21 It's very snug (i'm actually a 32GG, hence the name! ) but i prefer that to too loose! They don't go up to a GG or I would have tried it, so I guess they do run true to size. I do look a bit 'monoboob' but anyone who's a GG will know you take what you can find with style sometimes I prefer a style I can wear on it's own when the weather is hot, i get hot enough anyway puffing my way round the park!