Discovering Samanta lingerie: The Daisy set (65H & M)

Spring is finally here. Meaning, 70% of rain, 30% of sun, and around 12ºC more or less constantly. But I am happy. A lot of opportunities are coming up and I feel blessed even if life seemed determined to make me learn everything by the tough way. I am where I am supposed to be.

**This set was gifted to me by Samanta lingerie for the purpose of a review. All thoughts and opinions are mines.**

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Today I want to introduce to you a set that is not only unusual for my wardrobe but from a brand I had never tried before. The Daisy set by Samantha lingerie is what I needed to wear during these cloudy days. I think my pictures hardly give it justice.

For those who don’t know it yet, Samanta is a Polish brand which focuses on very feminine designs to create a wide selection of every day lingerie and nightwear. This brand has now 24 years of experience and claims its lingerie to be created by women for women.

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When Samanta’s designer offered to send me this set, I was a little bit worried that it would be too girly for my taste since I am not into white feminine lingerie, but once I finally held it in my hands… GUYS ! I loved it.

I received the set in a 65H for the bra and the coordinate in Medium and these sizes are just fine for me .

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The Daisy actually exists in 6 shapes of bras and 3 shapes of coordinates. One thing I really like with Polish brands is their ability to created the same design in multiple cuts so that the costumer always has a chance to find the right one for their size and body shape. So I received the A922 cut for the bra and the boxers.

I know I must sound very excited, but guys, I am! The pattern is very nice and I don’t know what exactly is the difference between it and my other balconnet bras but I love its shape. Also, I don’t think I have ever had a set that white. It is like immaculate and so bright! After these 5 months of winter (and dark lingerie),  it feels so refreshing!

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Also, can we talk about the details? Daisies used to be my favorite flowers as a kid. They are so simple and yet so nice and welcoming. I like that Samantha went for a monochromatic look with these flowers. It makes this set classy and simple. I could have it in nude, black and white and they would be my go-to everyday set.

The gore is narrow and feels also very nice against my sternum. I mean, even when I lay down, I still don’t feel any pressure. The wires are also very narrow and just like the gore they sit comfortably. So far I haven’t got to complain about them. This bra is a real everyday bra, I have been wearing it for like 12h hours straight and didn’t feel the oppressive need to remove it at any point.

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The back features 3 sets of 2 hooks and eyes but I don’t think I would prefer it with additional hooks. The straps are fully-adjustable, short (as you can see, I didn’t even need to tighten the left one, note that it is also my bigger breast’s side) and cushiony, which makes them very comfortable, and certainly prevent them from slipping. You can’t see it on my pictures but the embroidered daisies continue on the straps.
The workmanship is so great on this bra… The finishes are neat and the fabrics are soft yet sturdy. I particularly like that the side support is almost invisible. You must have noticed that some brands add some side support to the bras after a certain size (usually a G cup). Most of the time they also “slightly” change the pattern.

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Well, the result is more likely to be unattractive to my eyes, but not this time. Although you can see the side support on some picture it is due to the light since the brand used a very transparent and light mesh instead of a sturdy white fabric. The bra itself gives a nice natural, yet rounded shape to my breasts.
As you can see, my smaller breasts would probably need a smaller size but considering how great my bigger breast fits in the cup and how symmetrical the overall look is, I think this bra is a great fit.

The coordinates are also very nice to wear. I adore the sheer back of these boxers! It has a satin touch and I really appreciate the seamless edges! The size Medium is a great fit for my bum. This bottom feels very secure, it doesn’t go up or down and my butt does not eat it either ^^ . I think Polish brands know very well how to make comfy bottoms, I always find them bum-friendly. I haven’t talk about the cute flat bows on the gore and on the boxer but I really like this detail, despite its size, I think it completes the set without being too present.

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This set is a very nice surprise and I hope I’ll get to try this brand again in the future! If you are not a fan of white lingerie this set also exists in beige and green colorways. The green one looks actually very nice! I think the ratio quality/price is pretty good with this brand. This lingerie set is young, delicate and makes me feel pretty without compromising the fit. Yeah, you get it: I am conquered.

Hope it is sunny in your part of the world!

Yours truly,

Wen. ❤

Wellfitting Meow Longline Demi review

A long time ago, I remember myself lusting after some longlines that were only available up to a D or F cup, and even when they went up to a G cup, it was the shallowest G cup ever. I even got to the conclusion that brands usually make the last cup of their size range only to be able to look more inclusive but kept making exactly the same size range with the wrong letters on the products… Well, all that is in the past and now I own a handful of longlines that fit me properly. This is maybe my favorite bra style. It makes me feel dressed up under my clothes. I like this old fashion feeling of wearing something a little bit heavier with more coverage underneath.

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Another thing about me is that I am definitely a cat lady… So, I guess you already made the equation… When Joanna from Wellfitting offered to send me their Meow longline, I was more than happy to review it.
I am not very into prints on my lingerie but I found this one so fun and unusual! It has this weird vintage look that I really enjoy! I seriously think the full bust industry often forgets that big boobs also want fun prints. I mean, if you are in between an A and a D cup, you can find all over the internet, or just going to Undiz, loads of funny printed bras… Superhero bras, cartoons, funny sentences or citations… But it seems like full busted ladies have to be all feminine and only can get colorful flowers /fruits or any other things related to what society finds cute for women.

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Ahah I don’t want to annoy you with my thoughts about society and my desire for Batman inspired lingerie that would fit me… I just mean I think Wellfitting is bringing something very cool to us. (You should have a look at their very new style… Two words: Unicorn print!)
So I was originally sent the bra in a 32J/70J which is the size I always pick when buying from Comexim, but I found the bra to be too small/not enough projected for my breasts. I am actually a UK 30GG and this bra in a 32K fits me way better.

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I was actually pretty surprised with the construction of this bra. It seems to be something in between a halfcup and a plunge. The cup has 3 vertical seams and the wires are wider than my other Comexim bras’. But they are perfect for my roots.
This bra provides a rounded shape. It is made to provide cleavage and is not very deep. It might be a good idea to size up in this bra especially if you are projected. But once you find the right size for you (and Wellfitting has a super wide size range, and a pretty easy return policy) the result is amazing. I never got a cleavage like the one this bra gives me before.

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You can’t really tell with most of my pictures and you must think that my right boob doesn’t fill the top of the bra, but once my breasts take their natural place in the cups (about 30min after wearing it, moving and all) they fill them completely and I finally get some cleavage. I think the only picture that shows the final result is the penultimate one.
Also, I put on weight a little bit since I received this bra and my bigger breast feels a little tight sometimes. (See the picture below)

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However, the bra feels very secure for a “push up” bra. The gore is very narrow and low, which makes it super comfortable. I don’t really feel it actually. It tacks but it seems to be so low that it only tacks at one point then the wires do the rest of the job. I personally like that.
The back of this longline is very wide and features 3 sets of 5 hooks-and-eyes, which makes it feel like a tight crop top in my opinion. This wide band is soft and warms me up in this cold weather. 🙂 I like that it is quite stable and doesn’t roll too much.
The straps are very well situated, they do not fall out of my shoulders and they also are fully adjustable.

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Something I like with the overall look of this bra is the black edges that make everything look clean and finished. The cute unusual bow on the gore reminds me of the ones I make when I pack presents. It goes pretty well with the design of the bra. Also, I noticed some shiny curved lines on the prints. I personally don’t find them either bad nor necessary. I easily forget them actually. (Check My Fashion Insider‘s blog to see what I am talking about).
This bra is well-made and I find the construction very appropriate for big breasts. I rarely get along with plunges or half cup, either because my breasts are too FOB or because my nipples are too high-set,  so I really like this hybrid. I can have it all. Plus it is a longline 😀 . I am super glad I got to review it!
Note that Wellfitting bras are manufactured by Comexim, so if you aren’t familiar with this name, that means, you must allow arround 4 weeks after your order to receive your bra. I think it is worth it but yes, it requires patience :p .

Oooh before I forget: Click here to get a 10% code! ❤

Sending love and good vibrations,

Yours truly,

Wen.

 

Mini reviews: Lovehoney Seduce Me garter skirt and Black Bow stockings

If you’ve experienced Canadian winter, you must know that it is NECESSARY and HIGHLY recommended to enjoy yourself during this time. If not, you are more likely to get depressed before February. So I thought, some fun pieces from Lovehoney could be of help…

DSC07812_edited4*These pieces have been gifted to me by Lovehoney for the purpose of a review. All opinions are my own.*

Did I mentioned that I’ve had a lolita period? I mean, something between a Kawaii and Pinup way of dressing myself, but darker…(Is that clear?) Well, I did. I still have some cute pair of heels from that time, and some dresses but I don’t feel like wearing them anymore. However, I still really like wearing doll clothing’s once in a while and when I saw the Lovehoney Black Bow stockings, I had to try them out!

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They are made from nylon and my first impression was that they felt very sturdy. It is not the type of stockings that will get ruin at first wear. That was a very good surprise because my experience of fantasy stockings led me to think that they are made to be worn only once. They are also quite long, which is a plus since I am usually too tall for one size stockings (note that I am 1m71). However, I wish, they ran bigger. I think you can clearly see that they are too tight for my thighs. Sadly (for me), I can’t size up with the Plus Size option, so I am stuck in the middle (story of my life) for being too tall/too big for “One Size fits most” stuff. I guess these stockings might fit plenty of women, but they don’t seem to be super thighs friendly.

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Aren’t they super cute, though!? I really like their thickness. I could wear them out in winter without hesitation if they fitted better. Plus they don’t slip off my legs! They have no gel to make them stay up but they stay very well without a suspender. I wonder if it is because they are too tight or if they would stay up on anybody’s legs.

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I like those HUGE satin bows! I wish I could find a way to wear oversized bows in my hair/clothes on a daily basis. I find them so adorable…
If I put aside the sizing, which is a personal issue, I think I can still wear them for special occasions or maybe find a way to style them with other clothes. They make me feel super cute and even if they are visually too tight I don’t feel like a sausage.  🙂

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The second piece I picked was a super girly suspender that actually had a little vintage touch to it. The Seduce me range is definitely playful and by no means made to restrict yourself in anything. Well, I don’t have much suspenders that are really restrictive but they often make me keep a certain posture. This one is more like a skirt with suspenders.
Made of floral lace and microfiber, it is soft and very stretchy.
I initially received a size Medium (10-12) which was way too big for me. The size Small(6-8) is nice but I think I could even wear a smaller size.

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This piece is comfortable and cute. It doesn’t really look like me but as you know, lingerie is my favorite costume.
I have to say that this skirt would be perfect for people with long torso but if you are kind of small, maybe you will find it a bit long. I found it to be pretty long on me. I think it wouldn’t be an issue if the suspenders were adjustable but since they aren’t you can either adjust the height of your stockings or wear it higher on your belly to make it work.

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As a bedroom piece, this shouldn’t be an issue. But I would prefer something more adjusted on my body as an everyday suspender. It might work perfectly for you but on me it tends to move a little bit. I think maybe if it was tighter that would prevent it from moving but, I guess I have to accept that I have no hips and deal with it. ^^’
The Seduce Me skirt is very easy to put on/off. Seriously if you want to be able to move like you are wearing nothing, this suspender should give you entire satisfaction.

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This skirt features an opening on the back, which is similar to a bra set of hooks and eyes just above the key hole that you can see on my picture. I can wear it to the tightest hook but I prefer the second one to keep the smooth aspect of the skirt. On this picture I wore it at the tightest hook so you can see that I get some wrinkles but nothing dramatic.
Note that this piece need to be worn with stockings, otherwise it won’t behave like a skirt and is probably going to go up up up very quickly…

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As often with Lovehoney, these two products also exist in a Plus size version! I like the way this brand makes lingerie affordable to everyone, either with the prices or the size range.
Of course if you are like me you won’t find a bra in your size on this website but you have plenty of fun options and I am always happy with the quality vs price ratio ( here 14.99£ for the Suspender skirt and 7£ for the stockings). It is more about fun than super well fitting lingerie, so if it is your cup of tea you should look at their selection. I personally enjoy the comfiness of their garments!

Sending love,

Yours,

Wen.

Royce Impact Free Sports bra review

This post was supposed to come out like 2 months ago but to be honest, this Autumn, I think I went to the gym like 3 times and didn’t really felt inspired to write about sportswear. I didn’t treat my body that well either, sleeping like 5hours every night and eating only because I had too. I was constantly overwhelmed and didn’t have a second for myself.
Now I have slept a lot during the holidays and while I am writing I feel sore and it hurts when I sneeze. I still have a poor alimentation because 2016 just erased my food education but at least I am not a zombie anymore.

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The first reason why I went back to the gym is because it gives me energy, and helps me feeling in control with my disorganized life. It really helps me not giving up when I am fed up with everything.
Also, sportswear can be SO motivating😂! Ahaha I always feel like wearing a sport crop top and a leggings just to lounge around! If sport leggins were not that expensive I would have a way bigger collection. They always make me feel great.

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That said, I am always glad to try a new sport bra and today I will introduce to you the most comfy sport bra I have tried so far: Royce Impact Free sport bra.
I received this bra in a 32G since Royce lingerie doesn’t sell 30GG so I wear the bra at the second set of hooks. I would say that this bra is a little bit generous in the “cup”. I would not size down because my breasts are very full on side and I wouldn’t like it to cut in my breasts but I think volume wise, I could probably fit in a size smaller. It is not a certitude, though.
I personally really like the design of this bra, because it is simple yet feminine and easy to match. Plus it looks more like a crop top than a bra so I totally see myself running outside only wearing it and my leggins next summer.

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This bra is incredibly comfy. I really like the band part because it sits perfectly and gives a secure sensation while not feeling too present. I mean, I don’t like the sensation of a super tight elastic around my ribs, or thick underwires digging in. This band is thick but does it jobs gently. I could sleep in it for sure.
I also like the fact that it has no wires but doesn’t give a too weird shape. Of course it does separate the breasts but not dramatically (at least in my opinion) and it looks good enough under shirts.

The straps are wide and comfortable but I wish they were shorter since I already shorten them close to the maximum. The band features 3 sets of hooks and eyes and I find the construction to be fine. The weight of my breasts is well distributed and I can forget about them while working out.

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However, I wouldn’t say that this bra is perfect for every type of sport. It would definitly be good for yoga, workout, boxing, or even cycling (depending in what type of land) but I used it for running and although it was not uncomfortable I did feel my breasts bounce more than I’d like.
I can still run with it, you know, it isn’t like running with a poor bralette but I was surprised because I am used to no bouncing at all with padded sport bras (or a slightly too small unpadded sport bra which definitely compressed my breasts but that I kept using for years and which finally grew with me… It is not a recommended practice though…).
I think if you are not a very fast runner, and you just like hiking, or jogging then it is a nice bra but the faster you go the less I can guarantee the Impact free effect.

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In a nutshell, I used this bra every time I worked out since I received it and I wasn’t disappointed. I like that it is not bulky, and is very light weight compared to a padded sport bra. It is soft against the skin (100% cotton ❤ ) and feels sporty, secure and somehow cute. I don’t like a lot of colors on my sport bras so for me a totally black bra is fine but the small touch of pink on this one is nice.

If you want to see this bra on another body and in another colorway, the lovely H Cup Chronicles reviewed it here!

xoxo
Wen.

Bettie Page (dreamy) Cage Basque review

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Happy New Year, ladies and gents! 🙂 I hope y’all ate plenty of good things and enjoyed the time you spent with your loved ones! I personally totally abused of sugar and have been sick for the last 2 days… Ahah… I didn’t see it coming…
Well, I thought it would be nice to start this new year of blogging with something as fresh and new as Bettie Page lingerie! If you haven’t heard of it, it is a new sister brand of Playful Promises! And their lingerie is already so stunning! I got 3 pieces from them and I love them all. Sadly one of them doesn’t love me in return and I know I cannot keep it.

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I have to say that I didn’t know much about Bettie Page before Playful Promises came out with this sister brand. For those of you who are in the same case, you have to know that she was a Pin-up famous in the 50’s for her provocative photographs which were definitely borderline for this period. Indeed, she posed for some bondage photographs (even if that was not the bigger part of her portfolio) which really affected her reputation, positively or not depending on the point of view. She also inspired several artists in the 70’s and after, while she thought she had been totally forgotten.
I think she is still a symbol of sexual liberation and natural sens of glamour.
I don’t know why all the glamorous women of the 20th century had to have a terribly tough life but it always breaks my heart to read about them. Even if we all remember her as a glorious pin-up Bettie Page was definitely struggling with her personal life apart from being a model. I am so glad PP decided to do her honor with this new brand!

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I received this beauty today and I have to admit that I was pretty anxious about how it would fit. However, I got it on sale for 27£ so I knew I wouldn’t feel too bad if it wasn’t perfect. I have to say that Bettie Page and its amazing items is definitely a brand for small busted ladies. Their bras only go to a DD cup and seeing the cut of this basque, I think it was obvious that it wouldn’t fit my wide and side heavy breasts. But I was still so in love that I had to try it. And so did I.

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First, I have been very surprised by the size of the package. It was actually pretty small for something which contains a basque! But this piece is easy to fold and I guess it is a good thing for those of you who don’t want to feel constricted. It is way lighter than a usual corset!

I love the total sheerness of this piece and the black lines make it so classy! I wish it was socially acceptable to wear this as outerwear! Even with fun nippies! Cause apart from the fit, it makes me feel glorious! It is such an audacious design, seriously! My favorite part of it is the peplum below the waist! Even from the back it’s stunning! I particularly love that it is so minimalistic and has no lace.

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I bought a UK size 10 (my usual clothing size) since the customers service told me it must fit tight. I was about to buy a size 12 but I had a feeling that it would be too big on my waist to stay in place. To be honest I wish I tried them both just to make sure I am not missing out.
I guess it is not obvious on the pictures (or maybe it is?) but my breasts are WAY too full on the sides for this basque. In reality I would need it to be like 2 or 3 cups smaller to wear it comfortably. But I am not even sure since I am not 3 cups smaller. What I know is that anyone close to my size shouldn’t buy a size 10. I think the basque have been made with the same size range as the bras in mind.

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I really struggled to take decent pictures. I mean, this piece wouldn’t stay more than 1 min in place on my chest or I would have to be motionless. Also my breasts were totally crushed… The recommendation for buying the smaller size possible was smart in that sens that if you size up, the basque might slip off your body. That is what happened with mine. I actually wear a size UK 10 in clothing because the size 8 cannot contain by breasts. Sometimes the size 10 fits perfectly and sometimes it is too big on the waist but my boobs take enough space so it is not a big deal.

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With the Cage basque, I had to close the 3 sets of 7 hooks the tightest possible (which was rather difficult x)) but it was still not tight enough to prevent it from slipping. I can imagine that the issue comes both from my breasts shape and size and from the fact that my waist is too small for this piece. Also, I noticed that the mesh on the back has some stretch but the one on the front really doesn’t. I guess some stretch on the front would have helped my bust but I can imagine that this choice was the best to maintain the shape of the piece itself. Also, the boning is only on the top part of the piece not on the peplum.

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I am sincerely so sad that this piece didn’t work out for me! I love these pictures but they really don’t show how off was the fit. Just keep in mind that I had to readjust the basque between every picture and it was slipping so easily that I wouldn’t wear it for 20min under a tight dress. But it would be nice for photoshoots if you have the patience of readjusting it constantly. Again, I am only talking about my experience. I am a 30GG and a size UK 10.
I am still glad I got to try this amazing piece and I think it is well-made. The finishes look great and it is very stylish! Also it is still on sale so if you like it and are in the right size range go for it! 🙂

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One last weird pose, just for fun. I thought if I couldn’t keep it I had to get the best of it in pictures at least. ❤
I am desperate for a basque that wouldn’t look too lacey! This one was a beautiful dream but alas I have to wait for another opportunity.

What do you think of Bettie Page lingerie? Did you try their pieces already? I am all about their French Knickers! Also their Ostrich Feather robe and babydoll are wonderful! (I got the robe and I am SOOO in love with it!!! I am waiting for the black version to get the babydoll…)

Sending love!

Wen’

Stellar lingerie crush : Empreinte Cassiopée set

My obsession for French lingerie will probably never die, although I will probably always fit better in Polish bras and buy even more British bras. French lingerie has been my awaken. I started being interested in my breasts when I discovered the lingerie part of the Galeries Lafayette about 6 years ago… Argh time goes so fast…

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After I finally left my family this passion kept growing and the lingerie world kept evolving… My tastes changed a lot too. Empreinte was one of these brands that looked too “grown up” in my teenage years when I only wanted to wear Aubade , Huit or Passionata lingerie. However so many people at this time recommended them to me.
Their skills are legendary and their name, although not known in the same way as brand that focus on sexiness, is definitely related to timeless elegance and quality.

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This summer I have been lucky enough to meet their lovely PR at Curve NY who was kind enough to tell me about their Parisian Atelier (I took some pictures for you as you can see). She also was kind enough to send me an amazing set after she noticed my love for it.

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I cannot stress enough how well made is Empreinte lingerie. I would definitely pay full price for their lingerie. I have tried so many bras and the design was often as impressive as the fit. If you can go to their Atelier, do it! The service is impeccable and the ladies know what they are doing. Also the way they calculate band size seems weird to me they still get what you need at the end so I have nothing negative to say about that.
This is also a gorgeous store and the experience makes you feel special.

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They have the option of adding some personalized details on your lingerie!! Next time I go I have to do that. I was in a rush when I visited them so I didn’t have time to try this service but I was really happy to be helped by women who were never haughty (something I experienced so often in luxury stores…) and always friendly without getting too much in your space. The place itself looks modern but still kind of traditional. I love it.

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My second name is exactly the same as this bra’s name so maybe it is a great reason to get it? What do you think? I liked the black and blue colorway but this one is super pretty too! :p I intentionnally won’t tell you how it’s called so I can stay mysterious until you google it x)! This colorway is Opale (which is also the name of my first hamster). On my picture it looks brown and I sadly I cannot remember if this color is the right one. I think it was lighter more like a taupe. Like a brown grey but I don’t think my picture is extremely far from reality which is weird because it looks grey on the stock pictures. Need to look for that info.

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So that was that. If you go to Paris and plan to do lingerie shopping, you should definitely visit this place, even if it is just to take a look! Now let’s back on track!

If you have read my CurveNY preview you must know my first thoughts about the Cassiopée range: I expected to hate it on me.Well, this set is one of my 2016 lingerie revelations. I am in love (again, yeah!).

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First aesthetically, this bra is special. It is not common at all and seems to suit a large range of ages. It is the first time I love a bra with this cut. Usually anything close to it looks grandma-ish and gives a weird minimized shape. Also the design of the embroidery is simply somptious. Not alike the usual black/ beige/red(if you’re lucky) colorways that you can usually find with this cut. Everything reminds me of French royalty symbols. Am I the only one to see the flower of lily?
The finishes are flawless as if they were to be the fruit of a perfectionist spirit. I might sound like I’m exaggerating but it is something I have seen with every Empreinte bra I have tried. The quality is one of the best I have seen on the French lingerie market.

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This bra feels as sturdy as delicate. The brand describes the cups as “molded”, which I think, is the reason why they are “sturdy”(perhaps it is not the right word, though). As you can see they have no seams and I can tell that the bra has its own shape. I mean, it’s  been made to encapsulate and structure the breasts. I should have taken a picture so you could see how the cups can keep their shape even unworn. Obviously it remains unpadded but it has a very unusual construction.
I don’t feel like it is going to get damaged if I wear it a lot but it still looks like pure elegance. So often ( and I think I said it before) luxury brands make bras that are definitely make to be lightly and carefully worn. I don’t mind paying 85euros for a bra but I do it only if I know the piece is trustworthy. When I know it is not going to become loose because of the weight of my breast or simply start fitting weirdly with time.
I didn’t pay for this set but it was on my birthday/Christmas list so I would definitely have  paid for it.

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I received this bra in a size 75F. I know it sounds weird ahah but it is my Empreinte size. I explained their sizing in one of my Curve NY preview if you need deeper info.
Note that if I was more full on top I would need a 75G in this brand I think because most of their styles are closed on top. (So a FOT 30GG should probably go with a 75G since their bras usually have no stretch, as it is the case for the Cassiopée.)
With this brand you can usually size down from 1 to 2 cup sizes depending on your shape.
The fit of this bra is spot on I think. It looks neat and gives a beautifully rounded but natural shape. The gore tacks softly but securely and just feel comfy.

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The wires, to my surprise are sooo narrow. I mean, French bras are usually not that narrow but these wires are as narrow as one of my Ewa Michalak bra. Because of that it looks super small when unworn.
If you usually struggle with wide straps placement this bra might please you. Actually the straps are more centered (if I can say it this way) and on me it is the reason why my bigger breast seems to show a tiny bit on the side. But actually this bra is the perfect size for me.
It is just super comfy and you don’t have to worry about it throughout the day.
The band is wide and the strap placement is also different. Empreinte bands have their own construction  it is not obvious on my back picture but I find it to look different from my usual bra back. Actually it reminds me of the back of my Avocado Chamade bra.
This type of bands feels very secure. I found this one to be super soft on my skin and it was even disturbing at the beginning how light weight this bra feels but  it gives an amazing support.

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I received the shorty in a size Small (FR 40/ Eur 38) and I love it. I think a size smaller could definitely fit my bum but the elastic on the high hips looks better on me in this size (from what I remember of this day at the store). This shorty is super comfy and flattering and the design is marvelous. I mean. I was surprised at the beginning. I was expecting to find more of this glorious embroidery. But then I noticed that it was there. Just less transparent because, the mesh is a little bit different on the top of the shorty compared to the cup of the bra.
Also the lace that you can also find around the wires of the bra and on the gore looks so architectural.  (It is more obvious if you look at my back picture x’))
You can definitely see that they put a lot of work and ideas in this set and the result is impressive.

Oh and talking about French brands, I decided to write reviews in French too from now! You can find the French version of this post here but I will list them in the new section of the blog until I find a better way.

❤ Love,

Wen.

**This set has been gifted to me by Empreinte for the purpose of a review, all thoughts and opinions are my own.**

Giveaway winners!!

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Hello everyone! Yesterday I finally did the drawing and got the 4 winners of my blog anniversary giveaways! But first of all, I think I haven’t thank you all enough for the kind words and support I received for the occasion! You all give me the motivation to keep going even when I just feel overwhelmed by my life or don’t feel comfortable enough to take pictures or just don’t have any inspiration to write.
Thank you! I am so grateful! I remember the first weeks of blogging! I was really surprised that even 100 people would be willing to read my stuff (and I was not that good from what I can see). Thank you for believing in me. Thank you also to the brands and stores which were willing to work with me from the beginning and keep doing it. I know I have got a lot of support to get there. It is hard to realize how this blog changed my life, the way I see the world and the person I am becoming.

In May I couldn’t even imagine how I was going to communicate at Curve because I was so shy and so scared that people wouldn’t take me seriously. Also I was so intimidated thinking about these people that I admired so much for years and that I might see over there. I am pretty sure some of them might have found me weird because I am not that talkative when I’m intimidated x) but hopefully we’ll meet again and we have more things to talk about, and more time to do so.

Now a year after, I can say that I learnt. I have a better camera, I met a lot of amazing people, I have bigger dreams and more info about how to achieve them. I also feel more comfortable with my own person and the people around me. You are more and more to read my little blog every month and I hope I can continue sharing with you for a long time.

Well, you know I am a chatterbox… Now I guess you wanna know the more important part of this post? Ahaha! So…

The winner of the Nessa Francheska set is… Devisarraqa!
The winner of the Lovehoney prize is… Caitlin!
The winner of the Brag travel bag is…  Jax811 !
The winner of the Queen of Suburbia chokers is… Stellarino!

Congratulations girls! ❤ If it is not done yet, I’ll contact you via email or PM later today!

Thank you to everyone who participated or just wrote lovely things under the posts!
You are all too sweet! ❤

Yours truly,

Wen.