Crossing the K cup barrier

As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve recently gone up to around a 30K/KK. I have been getting by in Cleo bras, but I’ve also tried quite a few bras over the past few months. None of the bras in this post are really successes, but I decided to review them anyway for anyone in K+ territory who was considering them.

Alana bra at Bravissimo

The first bra I decided to try was the Bravissimo Alana, one of the only bras readily available up to an L cup. I have tried the Alana before when I was a 30JJ, so I knew that the Alana runs about a cup small and I would probably need a 30L. Unfortunately, despite going to an L cup in 32-40 bands, it only goes to a KK in a 30 band (and only to a J in a 28 band), so this is a 30KK. Continue reading

A little late to the party…

Bravissimo Manchester outside 1┬áToday. I went to Manchester’s Bravissimo! For the first time. Slightly embarassingly… I was rather excited. What can I say, it’s not every day I get to try on bras made for my size!

Though the shop was a lot (a lot!) smaller than expected, there was still a great range on display, with more in stock on request.

Despite having no appointment, upon arrival both my sister and I were promptly directed upstairs for a fitting. There was comfy seating, posters explaining how a bra should fit and what a well-fitting bra can do – even the mannequins had been properly fitted!

Our names were taken and we sat down, until our fitters came and took us to separate dressing rooms. Continue reading