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November 28, 2011
Many women (and men) fall in love with the shape and look that demi and balconette bras can create. Their objective is to expose your upper breast tissue for sexy full cleavage and give a mounding effect to your upper chest that is a sign of youth. Unfortunately, this bra style, that comes with wide-set straps, is not right for every woman to wear. Oh, and demi bras and balconette bras are one and the same.
Demi bras look best on women with average to small bust sizes and whose upper breasts are rather full. If full coverage bras leave your cups half empty or cause a wrinkled look, then demi styles might also be an answer because the small cup shape is more forgiving of a woman with less breast tissue.
If you love the demi look but want more coverage, go for a semi-demi cup bra. This is a great solution for women with large areolas that might peek out in traditional demi cups.
For full-busted women, demi bras can actually give you an overflowing look or cause an unflattering indentation at the upper breast so I recommend avoiding this style altogether. Keep in mind that Fantasie, Elomi and Freya brands call their bra styles with a low front or sweetheart neckline a balcony bra, but these are not true demi styles. These brands specialize in bras for full-busted women for the very best fit and support.
Finally, if you have issues with your straps falling off your shoulders, a demi or balconette bra is simply going to exacerbate this – this bra style always comes with wide-set straps.
If you are not a candidate for this type of bra, take heart. You can still look sexy in other styles such as plunge bras, pretty lacy styles, and the ever-popular sheer bras. There’s more than one way to do sexy.
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Posted by Tomima at 11:54am
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