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Non wired, padded t-shirt bras (in colours other than black, white or nude)

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Petal02 Wed 10-Dec-14 13:28:54

They're so hard to find! M&S aren't doing them in any nice colours at present, and I can't see them anywhere else. In a 34D. Any ideas?

Petal02 Fri 19-Dec-14 09:16:01


SorrelForbes Fri 19-Dec-14 09:55:39

I think Freya still do an under wired version of their Deco bra. I have to ask because I can't help myself have you measured the MN way? It's just that a 34DD is designed for someone with an across bust measurement of 39". I measure 40" and there is no way I could wear an under wired bra and feel secure, lifted etc.

WowOoo Fri 19-Dec-14 18:15:14

You could try a Uniqlo bra in L. They are very comfy.

hugoagogo Fri 19-Dec-14 18:23:58

I have seen some in sainsburys I think.

Think SF means she couldn't wear an UNWIRED bra, as I know she definitely wears wires grin

SorrelForbes Fri 19-Dec-14 23:05:10

Ummm, yes that's what I meant to type blush. I can't quite imagine wearing a non world bra!

Petal02 Sat 20-Dec-14 00:19:14

I don't have much flesh on my rib cage and struggle to wear a wired bra for more than a few hours.

GarethCanFOff Sat 20-Dec-14 01:45:45

Hi Petal, I used to feel like this but I am a recent convert to the Mumsnet proper measuring and fitting advice grin . There is advice here on how to recognise a bra is not right for you and how to measure correctly (if you have been measured in M&S you have probably been measured incorrectly)

Petal02 Sat 20-Dec-14 09:17:31

If I wear anything smaller than a 34" band size, then either I can't breathe or I can't fasten it!

I just prefer non wired.

SorrelForbes Sat 20-Dec-14 10:31:07

But that's almost definitely due to the cup being too small and 'stealing' material from the band. I find a 34DD feels very uncomfortable but a 30GG is fine.

What are your under and across measurements?

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