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Back-less bra quest.....

(16 Posts)
StirlingTheStrong Fri 03-Jul-09 20:22:59

I have a wedding to go to at the end of July and have seen a lovely back-less dress from Reiss but I dont want to go bra-less (I am 34dd so dont want them loose!).

Does anyone know what the options are - I usually stay away from this type of dress but I would like to give it a go smile

Thanks

CMOTdibbler Fri 03-Jul-09 20:32:30

How about the Ultimo backless ?

mrsmerryweather Fri 03-Jul-09 20:35:59

Have you looked at the obvious- M&S, FIgleaves,La Senza, Rigby and Peller?

mrsmerryweather Fri 03-Jul-09 20:37:30

www.figleaves.com/uk/nsf/qwiseranswered.asp?searchhandle=A%253dbra%2BNot%2BIn%2BOlet%257eB%253dbra%2 BNot%2BIn%2BOlet%257eD%253d12%2

blowninonabreeze Fri 03-Jul-09 20:38:55

how low is it? completely backless or just slightly lower than a normal bra?

PrincessToadstool Fri 03-Jul-09 20:41:03

Bravissimo?

PrincessToadstool Fri 03-Jul-09 20:41:24

Oops sorry, didn't realise Cmot posted the same one blush

StirlingTheStrong Fri 03-Jul-09 20:41:55

I goes quite low at the back - a normal bra would be seen and the straps are very fine.

I think I am talking myself out of it now!

feedthegoat Fri 03-Jul-09 20:42:37

I used one of these to convert a bra for my low backed wedding dress. I had the added problem of needed something that wouldn't show up from the front and this was the only solution I could find. Hardly sexy wedding night stuff but it did work!

CMOTdibbler Fri 03-Jul-09 20:43:14

You can put clear straps on the Ultimo one, or they have a backless/strapless basque

StirlingTheStrong Fri 03-Jul-09 20:45:38

Oooh, quite like the Bravissimo one - I shall visit the local lingerie shop tomorrow and see what they have to offer.

Thanks for the advice

micku5 Fri 03-Jul-09 20:45:47

Have you tried the wonderbra multi plunge? It has lods of different combinations including a converter to make it low back.

blowninonabreeze Fri 03-Jul-09 20:46:27

i was going to suggest the same as feedthegoat, but doesn't sound suitable.

personally as someone with a similar sized chest it doesn't sound a goer! (although I have breast fed for 2 years which has undoubtedly aided my migration south!)

mrsmerryweather Fri 03-Jul-09 20:58:35

Sorry- the Figleaves link didn't work properly- if you go to the home page and click on Bras you can then select Backless- they have laods.

StirlingTheStrong Fri 03-Jul-09 22:03:28

I checked them out mrsM - they look good smile

micku5 - The wonderbra one looks good - shall find one tomorrow.

I would love to give it a go - never done backless before!

micku5 Fri 03-Jul-09 22:23:04

I got mine in Matalan and although I am a 34F I can usually get away with a 36DD in strapless bras.

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