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Your favourite bra brand

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ProtectiveMother Sat 02-Nov-13 22:19:02

I have just bought one quite cheap bra from Debenhams (£4 in sale) and one very expensive Calvin Klein bra from House of Fraser (£29 in sale) They are both kind of the same style and size- of the shaped formed cup variety. Now the cheaper one is really comfy after just a couple of wears and the Calvin Klein one not so comfy.

What are your favourite brands?

HazleNutt Mon 04-Nov-13 14:26:52

Fauve, Freya, Fantasie. I like PrimaDonna quality, but it just doesn't work with my boobs.

SundaySimmons Mon 04-Nov-13 09:09:36

I wear underwear sets, I don't like mismatched underwear. The best fit on bra and knickers is Charnos. They last very well too.

ProphetOfDoom Sun 03-Nov-13 23:16:48

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AmazingDisgrace Sun 03-Nov-13 21:21:24

Rhea by Panache, Fauve

RobinVanPrissy Sun 03-Nov-13 20:42:11

I have a coupxle of Rigby & Peller bras I love but to be comfiest bras come from Primark <shoot me now> grin

ProtectiveMother Sun 03-Nov-13 20:17:16

Yeah I think Im going to have to go to a relatively cheap place and just try on loads of different brands. The CK one was ok in store. And it's fine when I put it on in the mornings but then I start to feel it in the evenings!

Molecule Sun 03-Nov-13 20:09:30

Another vote for Primadonna, very comfy, and well engineered. Worth the ££££s they cost.

damejudydench Sun 03-Nov-13 19:59:19

Panache Porcelain for me.

I love those bras...

AndyMurraysBalls Sun 03-Nov-13 19:56:26

Recently got some bras in Gorgeous at Debenhams for £6.80 each in the sale. One each in beige, white and black in a lightly padded t-shirt bra in 30E. Am usually a 28 but Gorgeous are quite small.


SorrelForbes Sun 03-Nov-13 19:52:01

I can't make the M&S bras work for me either, I think they're just a bit crap tbh!

If you've found a brand you like then it's worth sticking with it. I tend to wear Cleos and EMs most days.

Kernowgal Sun 03-Nov-13 19:48:24

Should add that prior to your threads I was wearing 36B and wondering why my boobs kept falling out of my bra. Well, duh!

Kernowgal Sun 03-Nov-13 19:47:23

Sorry Sorrel, I meant when I try on the 34DD in eg Panache etc, they are too big. I have measured recently (off the back of one of your threads!) and came out at 32-34D or DD. I don't have massive boobs at all, but they are wide-set and I really struggle to find things that look good.

I've tried all sorts of size combos at M&S and yeah, they just don't work for me. I scoop, too! I also have one smaller than the other so get quadraboob with one and a gap round the top with the other. The only bras that make my boobs look good are the Floozie ones. I actually feel quite sexy in them, but the range is very limited.

marriedinwhiteisback Sun 03-Nov-13 19:43:03

DD protective and I have a cleavage, ie, quite close together boobs and everthing else just seems to cut in if that makes sense.

SorrelForbes Sun 03-Nov-13 19:38:05

Kernowgal Have you tried Brastop, Figleaves and Amazon for cheap bras?

Also, have you been fitted recently? It's just that I wouldn't class 34DD as big. A DD cup means a 5" difference between your under bust and across bust measurement. M&S bras probably aren't fitting because the size is wrong they're shit bras too. Have you read this?

ProtectiveMother Sun 03-Nov-13 19:33:43

For those of you who like the Triumph Amourette, what size are you?

Kernowgal Sun 03-Nov-13 17:12:06

Sorry, that should have said "the ranges for bigger baps are too big". Mind on other things.

Kernowgal Sun 03-Nov-13 17:11:24

The only ones that seem to fit me properly are the Floozie ones from FrostFrench at Debenhams. M&S don't seem to fit me in any size. I'm a 34D-DD depending on where I buy, but usually the ranges for bigger baps are a bit gappy. I'm limited in what I can buy because I can't afford to spend more than £20 on a bra.

Dollydowser Sun 03-Nov-13 16:28:06

Bravissimo own brand. Despite trying every bra they have, only the Boudoir seems to fit well.

MrsMcGregor Sun 03-Nov-13 15:47:02

Marie-Jo - expensive but great quality and pretty too.

INeedSomeHelp Sun 03-Nov-13 15:27:50

Cleo by Panache
Bravissimo own brand
Just Peachy hy Figleaves (a new discovery which I love)

marriedinwhiteisback Sun 03-Nov-13 11:53:58

The only one that fits me properly and which is also supremely comfortable is Triumph Amourette. It's quite pretty and lacy and just seems to fit. I have tried on and tried on others for a change but they never fit as well or give such a good shape when on. Have been wearing it for about 14/15 years now and have been unable to find anything better. They cost about £28 now but are often on a 20% offer in John Lewis or Debenhams. I buy two every year and have about eight in total so they are quite durable too.

Allthingsprettyreturns Sun 03-Nov-13 11:51:33

Fantasie but I got a Triumph T Shirt bra from TK Maxx gor less than eight quid recently and love it. So comfortable and despite popping im different branches I can't find another.

ProphetOfDoom Sun 03-Nov-13 11:51:08

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Branleuse Sun 03-Nov-13 11:46:30


The only bra that i can get any style in it in my size and it will always fit well

Rubybrazilianwax Sun 03-Nov-13 11:20:23

Lejaby are super quality and last for years

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