The lovely Anna of Comexim gifted me with her Beauty Half Cup, and I could not be happier with it. The name says it all. There is something about this bra that is reminiscent of a time gone by.
The base of the bra is cream with the prettiest black lace overlay. There are vertical seams in the lace, aligning with the vertical seams of the cups, which add another level to the overall gorgeousness of the bra. The lace is across the gore and covers the wires, to bottom of the front of the band. It extends to the wings and ends in the most delicate eyelash lace. The remainder of the band is a cream nylon-like material with black trim. Along the tops of the cups is about 1.5 inches of a different black lace that compliments the overlay perfectly. There is a dainty bow at the gore made of black and a creamy gold satin. It adds just a little extra glamour to the bra, but doesn’t take away from the main focus: the lace.
The black straps are fully adjustable with a black satin overlay. The inside of the cups are lined with cream, soft cotton.
Let’s talk about my customization. Straps moved in 2 cm, reduced material at the gore to prevent gaping, reduced gore and pockets for cookie inserts. Half Cups are my favorite style from Comexim and so far I have been very lucky that Anna has been able to make the majority of my orders into the Half Cup model. In my size (80J), half cups are a three part cup construction, which allows for the projection that I need for my best fit. The cups have a very thin amount of padding. I think of it as more lightly lined, but definitely not heavily padded. Even without padding, as you can see, Beauty provides an excellent shape and uplift. If I want some extra oomph, I just add some cookies.
The band is firm in Beauty, lying flat measuring at 27.75, and stretched is 35.5. This is for an 80 (36) band, so you might want to keep that in mind when ordering. Speaking of ordering… if you don’t have Beauty you should 😉
Until next time,
* This item was graciously provided for review by Comexim. All opinions are my own.
3 thoughts on “Comexim’s Absolute Beauty”
What do you mean by reduced material at the gore to prevent gaping? Fewer layers?
Hi naturegirl321 🙂 I mean that Anna reduced the cups a bit more closer to the gore. For some reason in Comexim styles, the cups gape just a bit on each side of the gore for me. So she removes the extra material and sews it so that they fit perfectly.
Ah ok. Makes sense! I usually have the left side cut into me and the right gaps.