Chantelle 3281 Rive Gauche 3 Part Cup Bra Reviews
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Chantelle Rive Gauche 3 Part Cup Bra 3281 Reviews

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rating Size: 34E

Fit and quality are fine - too pricey. Margaret from Saratoga CA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: January, 2013
rating Size: 32F

Very comfortable once I got the right size. I love it. Donna from Kincaid, IL.
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: January, 2013
rating Size: 40H

I wear a size 40H bra. It's difficult to find a bra in my size that provides lift, separation, and support. This bra does all three for me. The lace cups add to the feminine styling. I wear with matching panties to complete a sexy look. SexyStylish from Austin, TX
  • Height: Tall (5'9" and over)
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: January, 2013
rating Size: 32G

I wasn't happy with the fit. I sent it back for an F cup size instead of a G. The 32 band size was fine.

Chantelle Response: Each Bra brand may run different in sizing. The 3281 is a 3 part cup style. These type of styles can offer more depth in the cup or fuller cup. Having a deeper/fuller cup may allow you to go down a cup size. Donna from Kincaid, IL.

  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: January, 2013
rating Size: 44F

I am not used to wearing underwires, but still like my bra. JANET
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: December, 2012
rating Size: 32G

I have this bra, which i was fitted for in a department store. It is great to be able to have another channel from which to purchase, and even better at a 20% discount! Thanks for the prompt delivery. Shirley from Rockvile MD
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: December, 2012
rating Size: 36F

So glad I have discovered Chantelle and HerRoom. I may never buy another bra in a department store again (always a challenging experience). Recommendations are right on the mark, and Chantelle fits my needs! Anna from Richmond, VA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: December, 2012
rating Size: 34E

Lovely bra prompt;y and carefully shipped carol from Chicago IL USA
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 30s
  • Posted: December, 2012
rating Size: 34H

Well built bra. I've been wearing it off and on for more than a week and like it less as time goes on. The sides come up much too high for my petite frame, so the wires dig into my armpits and the material chafes. Other than it not being ideal for short, short-torso people like me, the bra fits well and gives a nice shape. RC from Pensacola/FL/USA
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: November, 2012
rating Size: 36D

This is a very pretty bra. Unfortunately it did not hold up the girls as well as I expected. The "Amazone" bra that Chantelle makes is much better for me. My girls are droopy, in their old age, and the Amazone does a better job of holding them up. tashy from lakewood, WA
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 70s
  • Posted: November, 2012
rating Size: 34F

After trying what seems like hundreds of bras to try to find the "Holy Grail" I decided to keep this bra and another Chantelle, the Pont des Arts 3 Part Cup Bra 3946. Both bras have similar fits for me and similar issues. I found the underwire to still be a little long so it either pokes a little in the sternum, or under the arm, depending on how I've tried to move the wire. I am contemplating opening up the bra and trimming the wire, but until I am brave enough a little repositioning and it doesn't poke wither place. I have a small frame in the shoulder area, so it may not be a problem for you. I did find that this bra and the other Chantelle gave me great support and shaping. It put the girls right where they needed to be giving me a youthful figure and giving me back my waist. They are both very pretty bras, not scratchy at all. I like the lace under the cups in this bra better, but the rest of the look of the other. Melanie from Knoxville, TN
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 30s
  • Posted: November, 2012
rating Size: 38G

This is the 2nd Chantelle bra I've ordered-and unfortunately will be the 2nd one I return. The bras fit wonderfully, but the straps are too stretchy. There's way too much "bounce" for larger cup sizes. Janice from Arden NC
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: October, 2012
rating Size: 34E

I used the bra finder to help me select a bra, and it worked! I LOVE this bra! For the first time ever, the underwire lies flat against my chest. One side is a whole cup size bigger than the other, and this lace bra is stretchy enough to fit both sides with no puckering on the smaller side, and yet is still supportive. This bra won't work very well under t-shirts as it is not smooth, but I will just try a different style when summer comes. It is a bit scratchy, but I am hoping that washing it will help to soften the fabric. If not, it won't matter a whole lot, I still love it. Brenda from IA
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: October, 2012
rating Size: 40D

Pros: gorgeous bra, like the three-part style and will buy it again in another color Cons: I really like structure of underwires, but have never found a bra where the wiring is comfortable. Joyce from Las Cruces NM USA
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 70s
  • Posted: October, 2012
rating Size: 32H

My first Chantelle bra changed my life! This one is also awesome! Fits perfectly, it's sexy, and comfortable. Love it! Shannon from Salt Lake City, UT
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 20s
  • Posted: October, 2012
rating Size: 38D

I've been a Chantelle enthusiast over 25 years now and this item didn't disappoint me. Very comfortable jet stylish Love it Chicago67 from Evanston/IL/USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: October, 2012
rating Size: 36D

Did not support as desired; separation was good, though. Heather from Illinois
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 20s
  • Posted: October, 2012
rating Size: 32E

The fit is very good for women with breasts that are close together, and it provides great support while being pretty and not itchy on the lace, which is a big plus. I only find the underwire a little tiresome, but not more so than other brands, so its a matter of getting used to it. 40 yr old mom from Atlanta, Ga
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: October, 2012
rating Size: 38F

Great fit, superior support and truly comfortable. I was so happy with the speedy delivery. Jinx from Jefferson City, TN
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: October, 2012
rating Size: 42E

This bra is gorgeous, such a wonderful fit! I've always wanted a Chantelle bra, and now I know what all the hype is about--I love it! Sher from Bloomington, IN
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: September, 2012
rating Size: 32G

This is my favorite bra! The fit is perfect and it has the support I need without being bulky and ugly. Michelle from Brooklyn, NY
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: September, 2012
rating Size: 44C

Very pretty, fits nicely, but not much support. Have only worn it a few times, and already it is pulling up in the back. Would not recommend for a full figured girl. Sally from Daleville, VA USA
  • Height: Tall (5'9" and over)
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: September, 2012
rating Size: 34G

Comfortable support that makes me look thinner. I won't ever buy any other bra. I've been wearing this bra style for about 2 years. Lauren from Texarkana, TX USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 30s
  • Posted: August, 2012
rating Size: 44E

Good bras, expensive but are pretty and well constructed. Big lady from CA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: August, 2012
rating Size: 36E

At 5'7" with a relatively thin build and heavy bust, so I am self conscious about looking "top-heavy." Finding a comfortable bra that minimizes size and fits well is a challenge. This one meets those criteria! Mrs. Director from Virginia, UA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: July, 2012
rating Size: 32G

Overall quality of the bra was very good but the cups were too big. I normally wear a 32F but was advised to get the G cup in this bra (D4). I did not need the G-. Also it is difficult to tell what the bra really looks like from the picture. andrea from tx
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: July, 2012
rating Size: 44H

My low rating for this bra reflects fitting problems: the 44H was not the right size. It may be that a better size will produce a more positive comment. Jessie from Texas
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 70s
  • Posted: July, 2012
rating Size: 36G

Mine is labeled as a 36DDDD in the U.S., 36F in Britain, and 36G everywhere else. The shape and support of this bra are fantastic. I mostly struggle with cups have my breasts too wide, out past my ribcage, and with this bra I'm straight out front and with no crazy torpedo look. Nice and round and in exactly the right place. My only complaint is that the band seemed slightly bigger than a true 36, meaning I started out on the middle hooks instead of the largest fitting, and that it stretched out pretty quickly, so that I was on the tightest fitting within the first month. I bought three of them, and I've since sewn a pleat on each side of each band, and they fit fine. I'm 5'7" and 185 pounds, and there's NO WAY that I'm a 34-sized band, so the 36 should have held longer. Jenn from Oakland/California/USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 30s
  • Posted: July, 2012
rating Size: 34F

I absollutely LOVE this bra....nothing fits better. You hear all the time how a bra is supposed to fit, but until I purchased the Chantelle bra I had no idea what they were talking about. BUT now I know and nothing fits better. I absolutely love this item. Thank you so much. Judy from Washington
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 70s
  • Posted: June, 2012
rating Size: 38H

I just received my new Chantelle 3281 bra, and I love it! Initially, I had ordered a 36G, but it was a bit small around the back and the cup so I returned that one and reordered a 38H just to see. It fits beautifully. It's very well made with metal bra adjusters and metal fasteners in the back. I am losing weight but when I need to reorder another bra, I will not only buy the cappacino, I will also order a black one. It supports beautifully and looks great doing it. :) Back to the returning the first garment, customer service was very good. I did all this within a 2 week turn around time. Thank you for being there. It's extremely difficult to find a good bra once you get out of a 'D' cup. Jean from Fort Worth/TX/USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: June, 2012
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