Monday, February 2, 2015

Lingerie Review: Anemone Women's Lace Bralette

In this post I’m introducing an affordable and one of the basic items in the bra collection, a soft triangle bra. 

When I just started getting interested in lingerie, I was browsing Amazon for any bras in my size (30B/32A/XS/S). Anemone Women’s Lace soft triangle bralettes were the first that I noticed and purchased. They look classy and the price for set of two would not break a bank. They are well-made and bralettes have good quality to them. After washing Anemone bralettes a couple of times they didn’t fall apart and still keep their shape. There are only two sizes available, S/M and M/L, but from the reviews they run small and would not fit ladies with band sizes above 36 and cup sizes above C-D. It does make the bralettes a great option for small-busted women without costing a huge amount of money. They don’t provide a lot of support or shape since they are made of lace and mesh with a band elastic and hook-n-eye closures on the back. I would mention that the band is quite stretchy and I have to wear it on the second closure. They are comfortable for doing errands around the house or for private time with a loved one. You can wear them under thick sweaters or blouses. It is a perfect bralette for days when I want to have a rest from wires and padding. My little pillows of happiness fit nicely and feel great like in a hammock :)

There are a variety of colors available and mostly they are sold in the sets of two or four. Also the price depends on the set, but they are cheap with nice quality and just overall worth it. And for the price I will add another set when I order again from Amazon.
Thanks for reading!
Disclaimer: The item in the post was purchased by me with my own money. This is my honest opinion.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lingerie Review: Intimately Free People V-Wire Bra

The Intimately Free People V-Wire Bra in Melon in XS ($38) reminds me of Lalilouche Belle Black Grecian Tulle Bra that was featured in previous post as a lingerie wish list item. In my opinion Free People’s bra is more on a wearable and also affordable side. The satin bows of Lalilouche might not fit under the clothes, and also the sheer cups do their job of not hiding but exposing. And this makes Lalilouche more of a lounge wear for me. And I’m all about practicality and building a collection with basic pieces (with a twist). But sales and discounts always attract me :D. 

The bra has thick melon orange flower lace on front, and is lined with same color mesh on the inside. It is soft cup bra without a normal underwire, but the wire is in the center creating a deep V shaped neckline. No molded cups are here, but bra is definitely not a see through. But you can observe the shape of the nipple. Support comes from the wide elastic satin bottom band that keeps everything in place and actually feels like nothing. It is not tight or loose. When you touch it feels quite thick and strong, but it is also lightweight. The band has three hook-and-eye closures. It is just an ideal tightness boarding with the feelings “do I wear a bra?” and “can I breathe?” I mean I wore it for the whole day and didn’t get red marks from the band, but only from the V-wire. The actual wire is small. There is no enough deepness or wideness to the wire to make the bra wearable under the deep neckline dress. The straps of the bra are also adjustable. 
It is currently on sale on Free People website. There are limited quantities and colors, but you can also try to check at eBay.
Thank you!
Disclaimer: The item in the post was purchased by me with my own money. This is my honest opinion.