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Ewa Michalak Różowa Mgiełka 70DD + matching brief size 36

I bought this bra on a whim. I bought it along with the Amorek, because I’d wanted to try Ewa’s unlined bras. I’d already owned the 3DM Burek, but I bought it used. I wanted to try a 3DM that wasn’t used. I also had two BMs, but the 3DM is meant for smaller breasts (lower gore, shorter cups), so I needed more. Although I’m not interested in the Kankan, it is a bra I’ve debated about buying, just because it’s a 3DM. I will say I’m not in love with this bra, or the Amorek because of the cups material. This is why I haven’t asked for most of the SM bras (Rozmarzona, Ja wiem etc) to be made as a 3DM. The Ja Wiem looks like it’s exactly the same material is this bra. Let’s check out how this bra fits:

 

The cups on this bra are nice and low. I was able to wear it underneath one of my low cut v neck shirts that I got from working at true religion (their v necks are ridiculously low), without the bra showing. When I got the bra, around Christmas Eve the cups were okay. Now they’re a little too small.

This picture has the most accurate color of the bra.

The diagonal ribbon cuts in a bit, but it’s masked by the upper ribbon piece. As much as I love the appearance of this bra, I don’t think the material choice was the best. When I first ordered this bra, I was sent a bra that was too shallow. It was not a good fit on me.

The left cup (my smaller side) seemed the worst.

The first bra was probably cut best for even/shallow shapes. I think that bra was cut the same way it would have been cut if it was a stretchy material. I sent Ewa pictures and she remade the bra for me.  The material on the cups is an unstretchy mesh, but it’s not delicate feeling.

 

When I initially tried this bra on, I didn’t have an issues with the gore, but that’s to be expected. The gore height is 1.75 inches high, and a little over half an inch wide (.6 inches), so in theory I shouldn’t have had an issue. .6 is really narrow. Most of the morning I was fine, but around lunch time I started feeling the gore. It wasn’t painful, but I could feel it. By 5pm I was DYING. I was at my parents house, so I took my bra off. Unfortunately I didn’t get any bras in the mail, so I was walking around braless.

 

If you’ve been reading my blog, you know I RARELY have straps issues. I don’t have a strap issue with this bra per-se, but I can definitely say the straps are wide-set. Definitely not a bra for women with narrow shoulders. I didn’t feel the straps when I was at work, but you can definitely see that they’re directly on top of my clavicle. Because of the detailing on the straps they’re partially adjustable. The lacing on the front of the straps is the same as the lace at the top of the cups

 

The band stretches to 28 inches. 28 inches is small for a 70 band, but I’m starting to think Ewa’s 70 band (at least in the bras meant for smaller busts) will measure around 28 inches. The wings are nice and wide, measuring at 3.75 inches high. The band is a different material from the cups. It’s a stretchy polyester, that would have been really nice on the cups. The wings and the band are double lined.

 

Panty

I absolutely love the appearance of these panties. However, I don’t love the fit. Right off the bat, I want to say when I was wearing them with jeans on I had no issues, and I really didn’t feel anything.  But when I wasn’t wearing bottoms I felt a lot. Due to the material in the lower portion of the back, it felt like the panties were too small, so this may work better for someone with a smaller butt. But the front felt like there was too much fabric. The gusset was wide. I don’t really have gusset issues with panties, but this pair and the Amorek panties I do (they’re cut the same). The wideness occurs with the gusset and the front of the panties. The front of the panties is cut wide, so the elastic is in the crease of my groin (is there a technical term for that?). When I had no pants on, I could feel the elastic everytime I took a step.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Verdict: I would not wear this during one of my long work shifts

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Ewa Michalak BM Chaberek 70DD

 

I got this on a whim one day when I saw it listed on bratabase. I’d kind of been interested in it since I really like the M Chaberek, but noticed it was sold out on Ewa’s site. So when it popped up on bratabase for $15, I jumped on it.

 

The cups interest me. They are simply 2 layers, the upper layer is the blue lace, and the second layer is a beige stretch lace. I say this is interesting because Ewa will not make a BM into a 3DM because she says the fabric is meant for different breasts (or something to that effect). This bra could very well be made into a 3DM (if there was more fabric). On the upper portion of the bra, the lace isn’t attached to the beige fabric once it passes the diagonal seam. Whenever I put the bra on, I have to adjust that beige piece so it’s not folded under.

There is some wrinkling at the bottom of the cup, especially on my larger breast.

The top of the cups allow for upper fullness, so this is a good bra for those that are FOT and/or have tall roots. The height of the cup is 5.5 inches. The width is 5.1 inches, and the depth is 8.25 inches.

 

I had high hopes for the gore because it is very narrow, and overlapping, but it still ends up bothering me. It’s definitely an issue of how heavy the wires are because the height is 2.25 inches, and the width/separation is .6 inches. Well I guess if it was a little lower it wouldn’t bother me as much.

 

 

The bottom part of the wires don’t completely encompass my breasts. It’s like the bottom of the wire is more pointed than the bottom of my breasts. The wires (like all BM wires were too heavy for me)

 

The band feels perfect. It stretches to 28 inches, and it’s not too tight, and not too loose.

The straps appear very wideset, but they don’t cause me any pain, I don’t even feel them.  The straps will most likely be uncomfortable on someone with narrow shoulders.

 

 

The matching panties are sold out on Ewa’s site. 😔 I hope one day I come across a pair, because I would love the matching set.

 

Any other small bust women women have any BM bras?

Ewa Michalak 3DM Burek 70DD

I bought this bra because 1 someone was selling this along with some other bras I was interested in, and 2 because I was waiting on my 3DM order from Ewa, and thus bra was the same size as those. I’ve always loved the way the bra looked, but since it’s a lighter color, I think it would look best on lighter skin. (If you look at the pictures on bratabase the bras has a pink hue to it on the fair skinned women, but it looks beige/tan on me). This bra won’t work for me as a nude bra, because of the color and the design, but I haven’t been wearing white tops lately anyway.

The 3DM bra is Ewa’s unlined bra for smaller breasted women. From what I can see with this bra, it is a cut that I like very much. And I am definitely anticipating my Amorek and Różowa Mgiełka (I wish I didn’t miss the Walentynka)

The cups

 

The cups are nice and low. Both the upper and lower portions of the cup are made up of a single piece of sheer mesh fabric. As you can see from the pics, my nipple doesn’t line up with the apex of the cup. My nipples are a little lower and more centered. If my nipples lined up with the apex, I wouldn’t get as pointy an appearance as I do. My nipples aren’t prominent, but I notice they often make my breasts look pointy in unlined bras.

I like the shape I get in this bra, my breasts appear lifted, and somewhat rounded (more rounded than normal)

The band

One of the things I don’t like about this bra (possibly the only thing) is that the fabric on the band has wrinkles. It makes the band look like it is loose. The band is a little big for me as it stretches to 28.5 inches before the wires start to distort, but it can stretch to 30 inches.

The wires

I did wear this bra 2 days in a row. And I noticed on my bigger side there was a small area where my skin was getting irritated from the wire (on the side of my breast). It didn’t help wearing the bra back to back. It wasn’t a huge pain, but it is something I occasionally felt. The wires feel like they’re possibly not as heavy as the wires on my BM, or CHP, so that’s always a good thing.

The gore

The gore does not bother me. 1.75 inches high. The top of the wire channels are overlapping, but the actual wires are not.

The straps

Excuse the darkening of my skin, as soon as I went to take this pic it got very windy, and I got goosebumps.

Excuse the darkening of my skin, as soon as I went to take this pic it got very windy, and I got goosebumps.

The straps are plain and unremarkable. They would probably be considered too wideset for someone with narrow shoulders, but they fit perfectly for me.

 

I really like the fit/style of the 3DM, and I patiently await for more bras in this style from Ewa.

Ewa Michalak BM Naomi 70DD

This is my 2nd BM. I ordered this at the same time I ordered the Tajemniczy Ozgrod. Even though they’re the same cut they fit differently. Overall this bra is the smaller of the two.

I’ve had a few people mention this bra to me, mainly because I always talk about wanting brown bras (so they can be worn under light/white tops). I resisted for the longest because  thought it was going to be too big. Plus I wasn’t in love with the color. I like the dark brown of the cups, but not the ‘mink’ color of the rest of the bra. But I’m glad I actually took the plunge and bought this bra.


The lower parts of the cups, as well as the band have a thin black lining.

The lower parts of the cups, as well as the band have a thin black lining.

There is a piece of fabric that connects the straps to the cups.

4 rows of eyes.

4 rows of eyes.

There are mink and white polka dot bows.

There are mink and white polka dot bows.


The straps

There is a piece of fabric that connects the strap to the actual cup.

The straps are fully adjustable and I can wear this bra with the straps almost at their longest with no issue. The straps are nice and thin at half an inch in width (1.27 cm). The straps are stretchy, but don’t feel overly stretchy.

The band

The band feels firm and comfortable, it stretches to 28.8 inches (73.15 cm), so it’s very close to my comfortable snug measurement. I can wear this on the loosest setting with slight riding up. The band does seem wider than most of my bras. The wing height is 4 inches on this bra as well as my M opuncja, but on this bra the band seems to stay closer to 4 inches, whereas the band on the M gets smaller. I do get some wrinkling in the band, and I’m not sure what the cause is.

The cups

The cups feel lower on this than the T.O., there is literally 1/8 of a difference, but it feels like more than that. I also get more of a rounded appearance, not completely round, because there is a subtle peak. In a tight cami it looks like a ‘better’ version of my natural shape.

The bottom of the cups don’t seem to have as much projection at the wire, and I do get a little bit of wrinkling.

The gore

Like the other BM I have, the gore digs in after a few hours. The height of the gore is 2 inches. The tops of the wire are pretty close together, at a little over half an inch (.6 inches), so the gore is narrow enough for my breasts.

The wires

After a few hours the front of the wires bother me a bit.  The wires in this bra are just too heavy for me. Which makes sense, because this bra style is meant for medium to large breasts (as far as I know). The wires do come up high on the sides, enough that they can occassionally feel pokey (but it’s not often). The wires encase my breasts completely.


 

 

After trying this, and the T.O., I decided I really like Ewa’s unlined bras, so I ordered 3DM Amorek, and Rozowa Mgielka. The 3DM is an unlined style that is made specifically for smaller busts. I can’t wait for them to arrive. (I revered them about a week ago, and then added more stuff to my order, so I probably won’t get them for a month or so.

Ewa Michalak BM Tajemniczy Ozgród 70DD

 Tajemniczy Ozgròd translated means Secret Garden. Such a cute name for a cute bra.

When I first saw this bra, I said ‘I need to have that!’ But I did not know if/how the BM cut would fit me. The BM cut can be described as a full coverage lightly lined bra which gives a less round shape than most other Ewa cuts (that is obviously not something I paid attention to before I bought the bra)


The bra

The bra

Stretchy tulle at the top of the cup

Stretchy tulle at the top of the cup

The parts of the cup

The parts of the cup

The floral design goes all the way across the band

The floral design goes all the way across the band

Lace that goes all the way across the bottom of the bra.

Lace that goes all the way across the bottom of the bra.

4 columns of 'eyes'

4 columns of ‘eyes’

So, before I start the review, I do want to talk about what I did to this bra before I wore it. The cups were a little too big (there was a slight wrinkle in the bigger cup, and from the side it was pointy), and the band was too big. So I decided to attempt to shrink it. What I did was get a plastic container and put hot water in it. From my days of trying to shrink jeans, I knew the best thing to do would be to use extremely hot water. I was impatient so instead of actually boiling water I put the bowl of water in the microwave for around 7 minutes. After 7 minutes, I added about a capful of vinegar to the water, to keep the color from fading/running. A lot of Ewa bras mention that they need to be washed with a powder. I then placed the bra in the water for around 15/20 minutes. I then rung it out, and placed it in the dryer (in a lingerie bag, by itself) on the delicates cycle. According to the dryer the cycle was for 29 minutes. I wasn’t watching the dryer, but 30 minutes later when I took it out the dryer it was still a little damp. When I got home and tried the bra on, it did feel a little tighter, so I was happy with it.


The band

The band is actually too loose for me. Normally I’d order a 65E, but since the last two 65 bands I got from Ewa were way too small, I wasn’t taking that chance again. I’d rather have a band that’s a little too big than too small.  I have extenders, but I keep losing them. Originally when I measured the band it stretched to 30 inches (76.2 cm). There’s a total of 4 columns, and when I wear this bra, I have it hooked on the second to the tightest hook. So it’s definitely larger than any band I currently wear. I do think I would have been okay with a 65 band in this bra.

The cups

Measurement wise, this bra fits- the width is 5 inches (12.7 cm), and 8.5 inches (21.59 cm) for the depth, with a cup height of 6.1 inches (15.49 cm) (I do wish it was a little shorter, but it’s not actually too tall for me). **The depth of the bra after being shrunk measures 8.25 inches- 20.96 cm; The height of the cup after being shrunk went to 5.9/6 inches- 14.99/15.24 cm. So it’s not a huge difference, but it was enough since the bra wasn’t huge on me.

The top of the cup is a stretchy tulle, which is perfect for FOT breasts. I almost want to consider this a 4 part cup, because there is technically 4 pieces to the cup- the outer lower portion, the inner lower portion, the upper portion (which are the main 3 parts), but there’s also a piece that attached the strap to the outer bottom & upper portion of the bra. This bra in particular does not have a thick lining, the material is almost like a very sof/silky feeling interfacing.

The gore

The one thing that keeps Ewa’s from being 100% for me (in most of her styles) is the gore. The gore on this is 2.25 inches (5.72 cm), and .75 inches (1.91 cm) wide, which is the same as my Conexims, BUT the gore on this bra stabs me. It’s not an immediate thing. I didn’t feel the gore until 11am, so about 4 hours after I put it on. I would be very happy if it had a soft tack.

This style is considered a balconette, but the gore isn’t as high as the wires on the side. It’s a I shape, but the inner part is shorter than the outer part.

The wires

The wires are too hard for me. I can feel them throughout the day. The wires encompass my breasts completely. There is a little sore area at the top of the outer area on my bigger breast where the wire was occasionally poking.

Ewa please use softer wires on smaller sizes. 😩

The straps

The straps are fully adjustable. I can’t say whether they’re too wide or not because they for me okay.


For me, the appearance from the side isn’t as round as I would like, but that’s partly because I have pointy breasts.