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Wacoal Basic Beauty Full Figure Underwire Bra 855192 Reviews

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Basic Beauty Full Figure Underwire Bra
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rating Size: 44C

New favorite. Cups not overly padded Penny from Winter Garden
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: October, 2013
rating Size: 34G

I had 7 bras in 4 different sizes so I decided to get fitted at a local department store. I am so glad that I did. I purchased this bra for work and it is amazingly comfortable. I'm a nurse and work 12 hour shifts. This bra stayed put and so did my breasts! I didn't have to fumble with it at all! It was very comfortable all day. Katrina from Bloomington, IN, USA
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: September, 2013
rating Size: 42D

This is one of the truly greatest bras I have ever worn! The underwire is comfortable, as is the entire bra. I am only sorry I listened to the other reviews and went up a size from a 40 to a 42...I didn't need it; the 40 would have been fine! Naomi from Mi
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: August, 2013
rating Size: 34DDD

These bras are wonderful! I bought one at a major retail store and was thrilled that I could purchase them here at almost half the price! I received them in record time...LOVE THEM! Colette from Las Vegas, NV USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: August, 2013
rating Size: 40H

Excellent bra, very supportive. I like that it's not padded and thus cooler to wear in the hot summer months. I do wish there was a little more fabric around the underwires though, as they tend to dig into my ribs after a day of sitting at the office. Also I wish it was a bit lower cut and would allow for lower necklines. Really those are just minor complaints though, as it's become one of my favorites to wear. Jen from NW Ohio, USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: August, 2013
rating Size: 38D

I love this bra! The straps are located closer to the center of the back, providing more back support and ensuring that the straps will never slip off your shoulders or show under a sleeveless top. The only thing that would improve it would be if the company would produce a lined version. Susan from Iselin NJ
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: July, 2013
rating Size: 34DDD

I LOVE this bra. It makes me feel supported and pretty. I told my husband that it's what my breasts are supposed to look like and what they probably looked like before nursing 5 children! HA! This bra is comfortable and pretty and I am thinking of getting another one. Bobbin5K from Muenster, TX, USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 30s
  • Posted: July, 2013
rating Size: 40G

Perfect fit, excellent support, very comfortable. The best out of the others I've ordered from HerRoom. Gailsgirl from NY
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: July, 2013
rating Size: 34G

All 3 bras fit perfectly and were extremely well-made. I will be ordering from your company again. Thanks! BCW from Portland/Oregon/USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 70s
  • Posted: July, 2013
rating Size: 32DD

Wacoal is a great, reliable brand. This bra is a perfect basic, with excellent support. The fit is very good. I was afraid it was too small at first due to the firmness (haven't had a 3-hook model for a while), but checked it out in the mirror, and it's just as it should be. I sometimes have trouble with 'quad-boob', where the cup cuts across the top of my breasts, but this bra has just enough room. If you're on the fence size-wise, I would suggest going up one. Love the hot pink! Kim from California
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: July, 2013
rating Size: 36G

I had to send the first one back which I ordered in my usual size. It was too tight. Then I read on the website that cups were running small. The one resent, the 36G, did fit better but I don't like it nearly as well as I do other Wacoal bras I've had. However, the straps are comfortable and it does lift. Wacoal is constantly making strides to improve our bra design. This style has been on the best seller list for many years. It sounds like you need more support but enjoy the design of the Basic Beauty. Style Wacoal Casual Beauty Underwire Bra 855247is the same frame. The design of this style has the same kicked in straps and also features more supportive cups and wicking fabric at the gore and back. Barbara from Germany
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: July, 2013
rating Size: 38G

Fantastic! Arrived in 3 days. Great support, almost a minimizer but not like a sports bra! I got 2 of them and will order more. Helen from NC
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: July, 2013
rating Size: 44C

Excellent fit for my slightly droopy girls. Very youthful look with rounded shape. Non-stretch straps keep everything in place. Fabric is very smooth and dense enough for no show thru. Jersey Jane from Seaside Park, NJ
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: July, 2013
rating Size: 36G

I've been wearing this style for over a year. The closest store selling this size and style is over 60 miles away! I tried herroom.com and was thrilled with how fast they came, still fit great. Gretels Treasures from Maryland
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: July, 2013
rating Size: 38DD

Extremely comfortable, for a bra with little to no support. Good coverage, but for the price I expected support. I wear it as a sleep bra. Would not recommend to anyone with heavy breasts (DD+). Wacoal is constantly making strides to improve our bra design. This style has been on the best seller list for many years. It sounds like you need more support but enjoy the design of the Basic Beauty. Style Wacoal Casual Beauty Underwire Bra 855247is the same frame. The design of this style has the same kicked in straps and also features more supportive cups and wicking fabric at the gore and back. Kim from Apple Valley, CA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: July, 2013
rating Size: 36H

Very glad I decided to get this bra, very comfortable, great support, love it ordered 2 more. mary from oklahoma
  • Height: Tall (5'9" and over)
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: July, 2013
rating Size: 40C

This is my day-to-day choice for bras. Very comfortable, straps don't slip, good support, lifts and separates, flattering. Susan from Petaluma, CA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: June, 2013
rating Size: 34G

Horribly thin shear fabric, makes nipple way to visible for any kind of non-bulky shirt. This is not a bra you can wear under a t-shirt or any form fitting shirt. The band was also not a true fit. I wear a 34 band and this one was incredible tight. I thought it might be the price tag, so I took it off to see and nope - band is just too tight - more of a 32. Cups fit well but they were so shear there is absolutely no way I could wear this bra under anything but a heavy sweater. Disappointed because the reviews were so good.

Wacoal Response: The Basic Beauty underwire is just that an underwire. It does not feature contour cups that prevent the apex area (nipple area) to show. We have others that are listed as a T-shirt bra such as Wacoal La Femme Contour Bra 853117. This style has fully adjustable straps, contour cups and fits a G cup beautifully. Kimberly from Montana

  • Height: Tall (5'9" and over)
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: June, 2013
rating Size: 34C

These are the most comfortable bras I've ever worn. I got one in every available color and enjoy wearing them. My husband enjoys how I look in them, especially the pink bra! Shari from Kingsville, MD, USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: June, 2013
rating Size: 34DDD

Either it was the material or the cut but this bra really made me breasts look weird. The best description would be bullet shaped. I didn't try it on under a shirt because it was just too depressing before I got to that point. Lara from Chicago, IL, USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: May, 2013
rating Size: 44DDD

I'm 58 a yrs old and have FINALLY found a bra I like and that feels good to wear. I like it so much I've thrown away all my other bras and have ordered this bra in 3 colors. It's now my ONLY bra. Chrys from FL
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: May, 2013
rating Size: 40G

Great bra, holds up the girls quite well, would recommend highly for well endowed girls. debbie from huntingdon valley
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: May, 2013
rating Size: 34DD

Another nice bra that feels great! JD from AZ
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: May, 2013
rating Size: 32DD

Best fitting bra I have owned to date. So nice, I bought another. Does not pinch or bind or ride up. And cool for summer. Laura from Chicago
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: May, 2013
rating Size: 38C

Very happy with my purchase. Ann Marie from Albany, NY
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 70s
  • Posted: May, 2013
rating Size: 40D

This is my new favorite!! So Comfortable, I ordered 2 more. Anna from Plano/Texas/USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: May, 2013
rating Size: 40G

Oh this bra is ever so comfortable and good support. I just love the color. Joyce from Selma, Oregon
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: May, 2013
rating Size: 34DD

Perfect fit! Linda from Smithtown
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: May, 2013
rating Size: 40H

THe most comfortable bra I have ever owned, soft, supportive and pretty! Shellebelle from Vermont, USA
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 30s
  • Posted: May, 2013
rating Size: 38D

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  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Posted: April, 2013
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