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Wacoal Back Appeal Underwire Bra 855303 Reviews

Back Appeal Underwire Bra
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rating Size: 42DD

This bra is not for me. On the positive side, the cups are supportive and the back band is nice. The bra is pretty, too. However, it is so uncomfortable that it is painful. The very thin wires dig into my underarms and side breast. They slip, too.

HerRoom Response: Your review is very surprising. It sounds like you may be in the wrong size. Your comments have been forwarded to Wacoal for comment.

Wacoal Response: This is pretty perplexing as this is such a comfy bra especially, for her size. The underwire in this bra is shorter specifically so that it doesn’t dig into the sides, which is what she says is happening. It could be a couple things: she is carrying a good amount of breast tissue on the sides and should really be in a style that offers more structure with seams. A seamed style would help pull the breast tissue forward and keep her from spreading out under the arms. Additionally, she needs to make sure she is pulling herself up and forward into the cup. Susan from Warner Robins

  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: September, 2020
rating Size: 38H

Great fit. Very comfortable. Back coverage. I was very pleasantly surprised. Tashi from Columbia, MD
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 30s
  • Posted: May, 2020
rating Size: 40D

Second one I ordered from HerRoom. I hope they never stop making this bra. Need to order more. Sides have a good support. pfwcoolstuff from KENNESAW
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: April, 2020
rating Size: 42C

I tried this bra last month and was delighted with the fit. I have a medical condition and need the support provided by this bra. It is very comfortable to wear I even sleep with it. The underwires do not bother me while it shapes and minimizes my profile. Wertzl from United States
  • Height: Tall (5'9" and over)
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: February, 2020
rating Size: 42G

Great Fit and Support! A slightly more dressy option than the basic bra offered by Wacoal but just as wonderful. Not too much projection and a natural shape without any pointyness. Perfect under a silk blouse or clingy sweater. Sammy from Philly
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 50s
  • Posted: January, 2020
rating Size: 38D

I'd first purchased this bra in a local department store after trying on ten (or so) options, and of course, they had only one in stock in my size! So I was very happy to find it available here. I especially like the back-smoothing construction with less-constricting elastic along the bottom edge, and the soft cups that give a natural look. The straps can be shortened enough to accommodate those of us with shorter shoulder-to-bust measurements, plus the sides are designed so that the underwire doesn't poke high up into the underarm area--not a feature every underwire bra does well. The material is very smooth, and sort of sleek--sexy, in a subtle way. It feels true to size, is exceptionally comfortable, and seems very well constructed, My new favorite! Jchanyo from Connecticut, USA
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Age: 70s
  • Posted: November, 2019
rating Size: 40DDD

It is so comfortable to wear..love the molded cups. Submitted from TheUndies.com
  • Height: Tall (5'9" and over)
  • Age: 70s
  • Posted: September, 2019
rating Size: 36G

perfect for 36 G NATURAL breasts. I'm so happy about this bra. I have tried sooooooooooo may different styles Submitted from TheUndies.com
  • Height: Average Height (5'4"-5'8")
  • Age: 40s
  • Posted: September, 2019
rating Size: 34DDDD

Does what it’s supposed to and fits well. Submitted from TheUndies.com
  • Height: Petite (5'3" and under)
  • Posted: September, 2019
rating Size: 34G

Since Wacoal discontinued my favorite bra 855239 I have been desperately searching for a replacement. I have tried probably 30 bras, both Wacoal and other makes with no luck. This new Wacoal style is IDENTICAL in fit to 855239 ( I tried my old bra on top of it to check), with the added advantage of no seams in the cup so it gives a smooth line under tshirts and thinner materials. Hallelujah!! Lisa from Woodland Hills
  • Height: Tall (5'9" and over)
  • Age: 60s
  • Posted: August, 2019
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