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Fantasie Serene Underwire Full Cup Bra fl2231 Reviews

Serene Underwire Full Cup Bra
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rating Size: 34F

The band was too loose. I ordered my correct universal size but the band was too loose. I had it on smallest hook and it was still loose. The cup didn't fit well either, so I returned it. lrp27 from dayton ohio
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: May, 2012
rating Size: 34GG

The bra is very comfortable and the cups did not give me as pointed a shape as I'd feared. If you have full breasts, this is a great bra, as it has complete coverage. Because the material is so stretchy, the cups felt a bit generous; I might have been able to go down a cup size. Also due to this generously stretchy material, I didn't feel I got the kind of lift I prefer. After test-wearing it for a bit, I conceded that it was okay, but I probably wouldn't wear it all that often because I just preferred a little more lift in the cups. I didn't feel like spending money on shipping various returns back & forth experimenting with cup size, so I just returned this one for a refund since I have other Fantasie bras I am happy with. Rachel from North Carolina
  • Height: Tall (5'9" and over)
  • Age: 20s
  • Posted: May, 2012
rating Size: 36DDDD

perfect fit, long wearing, comfortable, versatile Submitted from TheUndies.com
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Posted: May, 2012
rating Size: 40G

Supportive but soft Submitted from TheUndies.com
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Posted: May, 2012
rating Size: 30G

It's comfy and majorly supportive! Submitted from TheUndies.com
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Posted: April, 2012
rating Size: 32H

comfortable and great support and coverage even at my size and still looks nice! Submitted from TheUndies.com
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Posted: April, 2012
rating Size: 34HH

Straps were too wide and cup was cut too high in the front.

Fantasie Response: You have such a petite frame and probably need to look for a style that is less full in the cup which is difficult to find in your cup size. Was the cup too large? Maybe you need to go down to the H cup. Stephanie from US

  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 20s
  • Posted: March, 2012
rating Size: 34G

I have never bought a particular style of bra multiple times, except for this one. it is simply perfect, great shape, great fit, comfortable , I am very short-waisted and this does not jab me on my armpits like many bras, it , for me, is a perfect everyday bra. Elizabeth from NYC
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: January, 2012
rating Size: 34E

I like the fit of this bra. However, the straps in the back fall too far into the middle of my back which creates a bulge towards the back of my underarm which looks terrible in tighter fitting shirts. I'm in good shape and normally don't have back fat issues but where this strap falls just creates a really really unflattering sight on me.

Fantasie Response: Our strap placement creates a “U” or leotard-type back which is usually very flattering for most figure types… Make sure the band is snug enough to stay down on your torso, and the band should be parallel to the floor. If the band is too loose, it will ride up in the back, forcing the soft tissue (which we all have) up under the arm, and creating that bulge that you’re concerned about. It’s almost counter-intuitive: You would think a snugger band would create bulges (or back fat) when in fact more often than not, the opposite is true …it’s a band that’s too loose that’s creating the problem! Holly from RI

  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 30s
  • Posted: January, 2012
rating Size: 34HH

This bra made me look like I had cones for breasts. Immediate return.

Fantasie Response: Sometimes the bras with seams may appear more cone-like, but in your 34HH cup size you really need the seams to give you the proper support you need from your bras. There are many other styles that might work for you, but if you are looking for a smoother rounder look you could try the Fantasie Esme bra 2471 or the elomi Hermione 8120. Michele from Brooklyn,NY

  • Height: Tall (5'9" and over)
  • Age: 20s
  • Posted: December, 2011
rating Size: 32G

Fit fine (right size); picture looked like it had some self-imposed structure, but the seamed cups offered just okay shape and terrible lift. The right strap hurt after wearing it for just minutes. I tried it on under a shirt just to see how it would look, and it make me look way older-- like gravity had prematurely aged me. I guess I really can't buy seamed-cup bras and expect to look good.

Fantasie Response: If you are looking for a seamless contour shape you might want to try the Fantasie 4510. This bra has the smooth shape you are looking for and gives a lot of lift and a super great shape for t-shirts. We also offer the Freya Deco style 4234 that also gives a smooth shape and has more plunge than the 4510 to give you a youthful “vavoom” look. If you try the 4234 Deco you might try the 30GG because the band runs fuller than the other styles. Sally from USA

  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 20s
  • Posted: September, 2011
rating Size: 32HH

This bras is very comfortable; I plan to order another. Joyce from Elizabethtown, Kentucky USA
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: September, 2011
rating Size: 34G

These bras are comfortable provide support, I have really liked every bra I have purchased.and that has been quite a few since I can find my size. Kelly from Oxford, wi
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: September, 2011
rating Size: 40DD

this is the very best bra....ever. For all the years that I have worn a bra (50+) I can't believe it took this long to find the perfect bra for me. It is comfortable and makes my bust look youthful again! mary ann from brewster, new york
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: August, 2011
rating Size: 38FF

Ordered this in two sizes. Returned both because neither provided the side support that I need.

Fantasie Response: The serene is a great bra when you get it in the correct size. You did not get proper side support meaning the band, or the side tissue in the cup? It sounds like you might need a smaller band size like a 36G. But if it is the side breast tissue that was coming out of the bra then the cup size is too small. Please see Tomimas fit tips to make sure you are in the correct size. Patty

  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 70s
  • Posted: August, 2011
rating Size: 30G

I have never in my entire life had a bra that fit properly. For years I thought I was a 34DD, but I am in fact a 30G!! This is the first bra that I purchased in my correct size, and it is fantastic. The band is snug, and the cups are perfect. The fabric feels sturdy, and is actually pretty! The cups are definitely full coverage, and the gore comes up very high, so I can't wear it under anything moderately low-cut. It also doesn't offer as much lift for my soft breasts as it could, but it has firm support. In all a fabulous, worth the money bra! Thanks! Sarah from Kentucky
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 20s
  • Posted: August, 2011
rating Size: 32E

I tried this bra because I was hoping for a fairly smooth 3-part bra. The fabric is pretty smooth, but I'm pretty sure the seams would still be very visible until a fitted top. The cups were just a bit too small for me, enough to make me not want to keep it but also think that the next cup size up would be too big. But since lately I've been having more luck with Chantelle bras, I'm not going to go out of my way to keep exchanging this one to figure out my perfect fit. Danielle from New Orleans, LA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 20s
  • Posted: August, 2011
rating Size: 32HH

This would've been a great bra, but the idiot designer only gave it 2 hooks. Someone my size definitely needs 3 or 4 for comfort and support. The front is so well designed. :( What a shame the back isn't! (I tried this on at the request of an professional bra fitter, so I know that the sizing is correct.)

Fantasie Response: Sorry this bra did not work for you. If a bra has more hooks in the back that does not mean that it is more supportive. The support comes from the design of the bra and the tightness of the band. There are a lot of bras out there with 4 hooks that do not give proper support. The seams and construction of a great bra are what lifts the breasts. Katrina from Greenville, SC

  • Height: Tall (5'9" and over)
  • Age: 20s
  • Posted: July, 2011
rating Size: 36D

Comfortable although hot in summer. Cup shape very protuberant although looks OK under clothes.

Fantasie Response: This is a comfortable bra and gives lots of lift and projection! !The under-seam gives lots of lift to the breast tissue! Hanna from Brooklyn

  • Height: Tall (5'9" and over)
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: July, 2011
rating Size: 32FF

I really like this bra. Perfect fit and comfy. I have worn Fantasie bra's but not this one very satisfied. Donna from Mass
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: July, 2011
rating Size: 32HH

I really wanted to like this bra but it just doesn't fit me very well. The cups sag a little bit on me - I tried a 32HH and a 30 HH. The band on the 30 fit great, but the cups were too small. I am going to return it. Portia from Ames
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 30s
  • Posted: June, 2011
rating Size: 34G

I love HerRoom products. I love all the facts that helped me select the correct size dependent on manufacturer. I feel better and look better. Thank you Her Room.. Kat from Albuquerque
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: June, 2011
rating Size: 30F

Like the bra, I didn't get it 5 stars because I cannot wear the bra all day. It's not the most comfy bra to wear but that's obvious because it is an underwire. I would give this bra a try if you are considering it. Bridgette from New York
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 20s
  • Posted: May, 2011
rating Size: 38GG

the underarms are a bit high but other than that the fit is good. Jeanne from riverside ca usa
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: April, 2011
rating Size: 34G

I have never purchased the same style of bra except for this one. It is comfortable, not too expensive, gives you a wonderful shape and the support is fantastic for my 34G bust. Submitted from TheUndies.com
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Posted: April, 2011
rating Size: 36G

Cups were larger than expected. A little scratchy too, though it may have softened up once washed. Sent it back.

Fantasie Response: The Savannah by Fantasie 2152 would be a better choice for you if you want less fullness. This plunge bra gives great support yet it is lower in the center gore and feels less full. Kristin from Goldsboro, NC, USA

  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: April, 2011
rating Size: 40E

I loved the fit, look and comfort of this bra, but had to return it. I couldn't get past seams showing thru all my clothes. Living in Phoenix, most tops are of a light weight material and the seams show thru. Perhaps this would be best for those in a colder climate where you have to wear heavier weight tops and sweaters. Pecha from Phoenix, AZ
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: March, 2011
rating Size: 36F

Nothing about this bra worked for me. I was popping out of the top. It appeared that the cup size I ordered was too small, or perhaps it was simply that this type of bra isn't cut out for someone with my shape.

Fantasie Response: Judging by what you say, it seems the cups are too small for you. Jacqueline from United States

  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 30s
  • Posted: February, 2011
rating Size: 36FF

looks great, feels great. K from Fuquay Varina, NC
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: February, 2011
rating Size: 32F

I actually love the look of this bra, but after wearing it for just short amount of time I began to feel uncomfortable and then it became unbearable to wear, leaving welts across my back where the band hooks connect. just for the record I did wash the garment before wearing. Two days later I still have red irritated marks.

Fantasie Response: Nancy, the band should feel like a “snug hug”. Snug not tight. It sounds as if the band is just too tight for you. Perhaps try going up a band size. Nancy from Hartland

  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: January, 2011
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