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Comexim Mascotte size 65G

I’d never heard of this bra until I saw it for sale. It was cheap, and my size, so I bought it. I did end up selling it because I didn’t “love” it, but it was a cute bra.

 

When I bought this it was preowned (hence the price), and I believe that contributes to the wrinkled cup appearance. The wrinkled didn’t bother me, as I don’t think they would have been noticeable when worn. The width of the cup is 5 inches and the depth 8 inches, so this bra was slightly too small. On my bigger side I did have some in cup quadding. The cup height is 6 inches, which is okay for me, but I think some would consider that high (the cup height hasn’t been altered imo)

 

The band stretches to 28 inches, this is 1/2 and inch smaller than my snug, but the band does seem to be riding up in some pics. The wings measure 4 inches high, this is a nice because it doesn’t cause any rolls.

 

The straps are black, plain and very stretchy. I don’t think they were moved in, but they don’t bother me.

 

The gore is 2.5 inches high, this may or may not be lowered. The width of the gore is .6 inches, and the wire channels were overlapping.

 

 

 

Have you you heard of this bra?

Zathiya Exclusive Comexim Annika 3HC 65G

The Comexim Annika bra is an exclusive to Zathiya, that is, you can only buy it from them. When I first saw this bra, I knew I had to have it. It’s a brown bra, it will most certainly function as a nude for me, even though st somewhat darker than my skin.

The Annika bra was sold as both a plunge and a 3HC (3 piece half cup). It also come with a copper colored ribbon along the top of the cup as well as a copper bow at the gore. Truth be told, I didn’t care for the copper color, that would take away from the ‘nudeness’ of it. So when I decided to order it from Zathiya, I asked for there to be no bow, or ribbon at the top, as well as a 1cm reduction of the cup and gore *if it could be done*. Aisha responded that I could have the bra without the upper ribbon, but I had to have a bow. She said they were able to put a brown bow, instead of copper. At the time I wasn’t happy that I had to have a bow at the gore, but I’ve since received a few bras without the bow, and the bow does add “a little something” to it (and I will not be requesting any bras without the bow at the gore anymore)

When I confirmed with Aisha that I wanted the bra, I had to put down a 25% deposit, which came to about $12.75, this was excluding shipping. When the bra was received my Aisha, she sent me an invoice for the rest and the shipping (~$4). When the invoice was paid, the bra was shipped to me. The transaction went through without a hitch. Ordinarily I don’t order from Zathiya (or braobsessed), unless they have something exclusive that I want, simply because both companies rarely have anything in my size in stock. Both companies seem more aimed towards bigger cup sizes.

 

The band looks like it’s riding up in the profile pics, because it is. For the longest time I wore the bra with the straps adjusted to a certain level, but the last time I wore it, they felt too tight, so I loosened them. The band does stretch to almost 30 inches, essentially making it too big because my snug underbust is 28.5 inches. I don’t feel the band move when I wear this bra.

 

Fit wise, I think the cups are perfect. The width is 5.25 inches, and the depth is 8.25 inches. The cup heigh is 5.25, so it’s not too tall, and not too low. I do get ‘cakes on a plate’ cleavage in this bra (and pretty much all of my Comexim 3HCs.)

 

I’ve worn this bra a lot. I am now noticing that the tops of the cups are curved a little bit, but that is most likely due to the fact that there’s no ribbon at the top. It does bother me, because it is noticeable through shirts.

 

The straps were really hard to adjust. I had to use a safety pin to be able to adjust it. I don’t believe the straps have been moved in, since it wasn’t an alteration I asked for, but they don’t seem to be too wide set.

 

Comparing Comexim 3HC-altered, unaltered, and lightly altered

This is going to be a long comparison consisting of 5 bras. I intally wanted to do 2 or 3 bras, but with some of the altered bras, I’m not 100% sure what alterations were done. I will have pictures and measurements, so this will be a long post. There will be pictures of how I measured the bras, for your information.

Bras:

Rita 70F- Unaltered aside from the fact it is a 3HC

Annika 65G- reduced gore (possibly reduced cup)

Snake 65G- reduced gore* (possibly reduced cup and straps moved in)

Veronique 65G- reduced gore, reduced cup and straps moved in

Basic 70F- reduced gore, reduced cup and straps moved in

 

For all intents and purposes the Veronique and the Basic are to be considered completely altered, and the Annika and the Snake are considered somewhat altered. I can’t say with 100% certainty that any alterations aside from rom the reduced gore were done on the Annika and the Snake, or if they were altered by 1 cm instead of 2. Anyone that has ordered from Comexim knows that they don’t really confirm whether or not they will do or have done an alteration. So hopefully this will help someone.

All of the pictures will follow this order- Rita and Annika together, and Snake Veronique and Basic together, with the basic being the last bra.

Fit wise the Rita is the cup that is the most open on me, and it actually has a bit of room at the top. The basic is the cup that is the smallest on me with The Veronique closely following. I’m not sure if I’ve ever mentioned this, but to be completely honest, I’d want all of my bras to be as low as the basic. I know that it looks too small, (well it is too small), but that’s the height that I would like for bras. Seeing as how I have tall roots, I have no issue with taller cups.

*I know all the bra except for the Rita lol too small in the cups, but my breasts settle after a while.

 

Top of the cup:

The actual measurements may be slightly off from the picture, but it was kind of hard to get the tape to curve the way the bra does.

Rita 6.5 inches

Annika 6.25 inches

Snake 6 inches

Veronique 5.75 inches

Basic 5.875 inches

Thoughts: The Rita is a little too open on top for me. The basic doesn’t have the smallest measurement, which is why there isn’t a lot of quadding. I do want to mention that the Annika is supposed to have a copper ribbon at the top, I requested that my bra not have that ribbon because I don’t really like the color.

 

Width:

Rita 5 inches

Annika 5 inches

Snake 5 inches

Veronique 5.25 inches

Basic 5 inches

Thoughts: I’m not sure why, but I’m surprised to see that the width is pretty much the same for all the bras. Theoretically since they’re either the same size or sister size, it should be the same. But it goes to show that just because a cup is altered, the width still stays the same.

 

Depth:

Rita 8 inches

Annika 7.75 inches

Snake 7.5 inches

Veronique 8 inches

Basic 8 inches

Thoughts: its interesting to see that the depth on the Snake is the smallest, and that the Veronique, Rita and basic all have the same depth. I would have expected the depth of the basic to be less than the other bras, since it seems a lot smaller while on.

 

Cup height:

Rita 6.25 inches

Annika 5 inches

Snake 5 inches

Veronique 5 inches

Basic 5 inches

Thoughts: this was measured near the outer seam of the 3HC. All of the bras except the Rita have the same measurement. The Rita is 1.125 inches taller than the rest, so this can account for why the Rita seems a little too big

 

Gore:

Rita 2.75 inches

Annika 2.25 inches

Snake 2.75 inches

Veronique 2.25 inches

Basic 2.125 inches

Thoughts: the gore on both the Rita and Snake bras can be considered  unaltered. I definitely asked for a reduced gore on the snake bra, so it wasn’t done. 2.75 inches is the height of the gore on my unaltered 65Gs/70Fs.

 

Strap to wire:

The actual measurements may be slightly off from the picture, but it was kind of hard to get the tape to curve the way the bra does.

Rita 2 inches

Annika 2 inches

Snake 2.125 inches

Veronique 2.5 inches

Basic 2.375 inches

Thoughts: I’m guessing this is what matters most to the people that need the straps moved in, because as you can see, the area is larger on the very altered bras and smaller on the unaltered. I don’t have narrow or sloping shoulders, so moving the straps in, isn’t a necessary alteration for me.

 

Seam to seam (top):

Rita 1.5 inches

Annika 2 inches

Snake 1.75 inches

Veronique 1.75 inches

Basic 1.75 inches

Thoughts: I’m not sure if this measurement will help anyone with anything, but it is interesting to me that the Rita has the smallest measurement, and the Annika has the largest.

 

Seam to seam (bottom):

Rita 1.125 inches

Annika 1.125 inches

Snake 1.25 inches

Veronique 1.125-1.25 inches

Basic 1.125 inches

Thoughts: I’m not sure if this measurement will help anyone with anything, but it is interesting to see that the measurements are almost the same.

 

Actual comparisons of the bras:

Top: cup height difference +gore height LL: side of cup LR: difference in strap


Top: strap placement Bottom: cup height


Top: cup height Bottom: strap placement/side of cups


UL: cup height UR: side of cups Bottom: strap placement, cup height


Top: gore height, cup height Bottom: strap placement, cup height


Top: cup height difference Bottom: side of cup, strap placement


UL: cup height differences UR: Side of cup Bottom: The gore- Veronique is 1/2 inch lower


Top: cup height LL: gore LR: strap placement, side of cups


Top: side of cups Middle: cup height Bottom: side of cups

 

So hopefully this post has helped someone when they’re deciding whether to try an unaltered or altered Comexim 3 piece halfcup. If you get nothing out of this post, just know that Comexim will reduce the cup on a 3HC (and that reduction does not come from the middle of the cup.

 

๐ŸŒŸWhat are your thoughts?๐ŸŒŸ

Comexim Eris 3HC 65G

This is one of the bras I got from my most recent Comexim order. I ordered every bra as a 3 piece halfcup (3HC). I do already own this bra as a plunge, but it doesn’t fit correctly, so I wanted to try it in a bigger size and a different style.

Just like the plunge style, the halfcup has glitter apples

The straps

The straps are plain, and stretchy. They don’t particularly seem wide set, but my shoulders are not narrow. And while the don’t seem wide set, they do seem wider than the straps from the plunge. I did request the the straps be moved in 2 cm, but I don’t know if that was done

The cups

*I did request that the cup height be reduced, but ALL of my Comexim half cups have a cup height of 5.25 inches, so I don’t think that alteration was done.

There is some ‘quadding’ on my breasts with this bra, but I don’t think it’s because the cup s too small, I think it’s because the top is closed off. The width of the cup is 5 inches (12.7 cm), and the depth is 8 inches (20.32 cm), which is what I need for padded bras.

The bottom of the cups above the wire are visibly more projected (compared to the plunge)

The top of the cup has a picot stitch design, and not ribbon (like some 3HCs)

The wires

The wires line up with my IMF perfectly on my larger side, and is a hair wide on my smaller side.

The gore

I asked for a reduced gore, and the gore measures approx 2.25 inches (5.72 cm). I believe I read the ‘normal’ gore height is about 2.75 inches (almost 7 cm), so {if that’s true} then this was reduced about 1/2 an inch. The gore is a little more than half an inch wide. The appearance of the bra visually looks more like a plunge than a halfcup IMO, but I thinks that’s because the gore is reduced, of the gore was 1/2 an inch higher it may look more like a halfcup.

The band

The band feels true to size. The band stretches to approximately 27 inches (68.58 cm) before the wires start to distort. Like the Eris plunge, the band has 4 rows of hook and eyes. The apple design goes around the band.

Under a top

I put the same top on that I wore yesterday, so if you wanted to compare the appearance, you could.

 

This bra is very comfortable. I’ve owned it for 15 days, and I probably wore it about 5 times. I even wore it on vacation.

The Comexim 3 part halfcup is now my favorite style. I think from now on, every bra I order directly from Comexim will be as a 3HC.

Comexim Jacqueline 65G

Color: Black & white houndstooth with red trim

Style: plunge

The bra:

A big red lace bow at the top of the gore

There is also a red lace bow where the cup and straps meet

The top of the cup is trimmed with a red lace

The inside of the bra is black with red trim

The gore is very close together, but not overlapping.

The inner top part of the cups has the houndstooth print

The houndstooth print doesn’t go around the back/sides of the bra. There is only 3 rows of hooks.

This bra actually came with a tag

The fit:

With my shirt and cami

The marks marks left by the wires

In the following pictures I’m pushing my breasts in, in the bottom photo.

The bottom of the wire encases my breasts perfectly.

The area where I’m pointing is a part of the area that was hurting me.

The review:

First off let me say, I’ve been dying for this bra. I wrote in a previous post (or two) how much I love houndstooth. So this was a bra I definitely needed to get my hands on (I actually have another one on the way).

This bra is completely unaltered as far as I know.

The gore does somewhat sit on tissue, but since it the wires are so light, I couldn’t even feel it. I think I need the gores to be completely overlapping for it to not be sitting on breast tissue. I mean literally one wire directly on top of the other. It is possible if the gore was lowered it wouldn’t be sitting on tissue.

I am happy to note that the bra actually fits. There wasn’t any space at the apex, although my nipples were slightly lower/and more inward than the apex of the bra. The wires completely outline my breasts. There’s no space where the cups and the straps meet. I have tall tissue, but I figured there would be some gapping since I was going up a size and the bra was unaltered. There is no gapping or quadding on the larger breast, and very slight gapping on the smaller breast close to the gore.

The one issue I did have with this bra, and just about all Comexims, is the bottom of the band was so tight. Uncomformably tight. I did post a picture of an area near the wire that was hurting, but it was really the whole entire area on my back/sides. I had absolutely no issue with the top of the band. I wasn’t home when it really started bothering me, so I couldn’t put on an extender.

The very first time I put this bra on, I did notice there was some space between the wire and the cup, but it went away when I placed the wire directly in my IMF.

I do want to mention that I bought this bra (brand new) from someone that didn’t like the way it fit them. They originally bought the bra from Zathiya. This is why the bra has a “store” tag on it. No where on the bra or even the tag, does it say Zathiya.

 

I do love this bra, very much. I very much anticipate getting the same bra in ’65F’. I want a lower cut/more cleavagey bra.