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This bra was gifted by Affinitas Intimates for review purposes

by tydfewqx10 tydfewqx10 tydfewqx10 (2017-08-16)

Our very own Becky has long gown dress reviewed the Parfait by Affinitas Charlotte set before here, but after reading how she found the band sizes extremely snug to the point where shed consider upping a band size to a 32G (and therefore a cup size too) I thought that perhaps my luck would be in and I could get away with wearing a 30 band despite usually preferring a 28 band so I thought Id write my own review on the set as Ive certainly a word or two to say!

The swimwear manufacturer brand kindly sent me some sets to consider and possibly my favourite of the lot has in fact turned out to be the Charlotte largely due to the fact that the red colour-way is SO festive and Ill therefore probably be wearing it for most of the Christmas period.

Taking costume manufacturer Beckys advice I went for my usual cup size of FF but with the 30 (mainly as thats the smallest band size they sell) and Im sure youll agree the fit is absolutely glorious. Its more comfortable than a Christmas day lie in, prettier than a frosty winter morning and has a cracking cleavage to boot. And a partridge and a pear tree.

The band is perfectly snug, in fact I found it a very firm 30 to the point that I think the band is lying and its actually a 28FF/G. The smooth, soft and sensuously luxurious fabrics: satin, power mesh and moulded cups all feature, with a beautiful shape and fabulous support. This bra even survived the Christmas Eve Eve panic shop and if it can do that I genuinely believe it can do anything.

Regular readers may know of my love for the balconette bra and this one is no different. The shape is (ahem) cracking on me and its one of the most comfortable bras. Ever. Cest Parfait!

Unlike Becky whos partial to a bit of nude and black (and admittedly the Charlotte in blush nude with black detailing is absolutely to die for!) Im such a sucker for a red colour-way, and with the holiday season coming up I simply couldnt resist this one. I know for many of you its far too late to opt for this as a Christmas present for a loved one or even for a cheeky note to Santa as a special wish however its wholesome sex appeal (aka its pretty, practical AND could ruffle a mans feathers on a special occasion) it has massive potential as a Valentines day gift.

I went for the stunning high-waisted knickers which I usually struggle to find to fit. On word of warning I got a size medium on recommendation from Becky, and I feel like I could even have gotten a large around the bum area. These are a tad tight around my very rounded hips in comparison to my waist but I find the medium wearable without any sagging due to them being too big around he waist and no uncomfortable cutting in around the derrière and thighs. Sure, the silhouette could be smoother around my legs but as long as you dont have more than a 18 inch waist-to-hip ratio like me this shouldnt be a problem at all and even if it does it doesnt look awful (to me at least) and its certainly not uncomfortable. Just size up at least a size larger than youd expect if our experience is anything to go by. I have a pair of knickers in another set and the short briefs in medium are way too small and Id definitely need a large and I usually wear a size small in Freya or a 10 in Panache! Recreating my facial expression on receipt of my delicious parcel from the lovely Parfait by Affinitas. If only Id discovered that I could wear them a bit sooner in 2011 Attractiveness: 9/10 Fit: 6/10 Comfort: 6/10 Styling: 10/10 Support: 7/10 Shape: 7/10 Price vs. Quality: 8/10 Re-purchasability: 8/10 Invest In Your Chest Rating: 8/10

What are you hoping from Santa this Christmas? Will you be secretly celebrating via the medium of festive lingerie like me?

You can buy this bra from Large Cup Lingerie, who do free international shipping! Hooray!

This bra was gifted by Affinitas Intimates for review purposes. This does not affect my opinion or my write up in any way. All views expressed are my own.


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