Review: The Dark & Mysterious Ewa Michalak S Kleks

I remember the day that I spotted BM Kleks on the Ewa Michalak website.

It is described on the site as follows:

What’s left after Ink run out in the inkwell? – blot of ink => Kleks ūüėČ
Do you happen to like dark-coloured underwear but feel fed up with black bras? …so there’s a bra ideal for you.
Bra made of fine elastic lace in deep navy blue with black knitwear underlayer will definitely meet your expectations.

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I was intrigued. ¬†That colour! ¬†That perfect, mysterious shade of midnight blue. ¬†As dark as the night sky, as deep as the darkest secret. ¬†I was hooked. ¬† I wanted it. ¬†Except that Kleks is currently offered in BM style only. ¬†The BM style, in case you don’t know, is an unpadded balconette bra with stretch lace on the top section of the cups. ¬†If you are unfamiliar with the various styles, click HERE and read our blog post on this subject. ¬†I have a thing for S and SM style bras, but I don’t have a thing for BM style bras. ¬†So, I tried to just not look at the BM Kleks but oh that colour! ¬†As dark as my very heart! ¬†It was calling me. ¬†I needed it. ¬† So I did what any reasonable woman would do. ¬†I wrote to Kaska who takes care of emails at Ewa Michalak and I begged to have Kleks made as an S style ¬†….and my wish was granted! ¬†Note: ¬†style change requests are at the sole discretion of Ewa Michalak, cost an additional 40 PLN and will make the item a final sale (not returnable). ¬†

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You might notice that the stock picture of this bra in BM style shows bows on the shoulder straps and mine has only the bow at the gore. ¬†They are described on the site as ‘bows with bijou pendants just like stars in cloudy sky brighten this murky colour.’ ¬†I wanted those shoulder stars so I was a bit sad to see that they had not been included on my S Kleks, but beggars can’t always be choosers and when you deviate from the original, sometimes there can be changes. ¬†I will try to survive without my shoulder stars.

My custom S Kleks is in size 30GG. ¬†The cups fit me well and in typical fashion for S style in that size. ¬†The band measures approximately 25 inches unstretched and approximately 30 inches stretched without cup distortion and feels comfortable on my 27″ rib cage. ¬†I will say though that I can stretch it to 32 without much trouble although there was wire distortion present. ¬†Ladies who like their bands extra firm may want to take that into consideration.

If you read my blog posts regularly you will know that I am a sucker for a matching set. ¬†I only like full brief style panties and I really prefer elastic around the leg band. ¬†That style has been in short supply lately in the newest EM offerings but I have to admit that the appearance of these panties with the black tulle peeking out from beneath the blue lace is pretty much to die for. I ordered the Klek full briefs in my usual size 36. ¬†They fit well and I love this look, even though it isn’t my top style for comfort.

Here is the stock picture:

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And here is a close-up of mine. ¬†See what I mean about that black tulle peeking out from under that navy lace? ¬†Just beautiful. ¬†‚̧

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Kleks is a welcome addition to my collection with its unexpected and unusual dark colour combination.  I do adore it, even without all of its stars, and am looking forward to wearing it once the weather cools.  (In hot weather, I prefer the cooler, unlined SM style bras).

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At time of writing, Kleks is still available on the Ewa Michalak site as a BM style bra.  The matching panties are currently available as well, offered in both full brief and thong styles.  Have you made this pretty set part of your collection?

 

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Comexim’s Absolute Beauty

2016-18-6--15-36-54The 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.

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The black straps are fully adjustable with a black satin overlay. The inside of the cups are lined with cream, soft  cotton.

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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.

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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‚Ķ if you don‚Äôt have Beauty you should ūüėČ

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Until next time,

~Tanzilove

* This item was graciously provided for review by Comexim. All opinions are my own.

Ewa Michalak’s SM KanKan

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In the limelight today we have ¬†Ewa Michalak‚Äôs SM KanKan. This bra came out in Ewa‚Äôs Winter collection. While the dark bold colors scream Winter, and a little of bit of sexy time naughtiness, ūüėČ the lightweight material makes it perfect for summer months. The SM style as a whole has no padding and all of the SM bras that I own from EM are constructed of thinner materials, allowing the girls to breathe and avoid the dreaded ‚Äúboob sweat‚ÄĚ that some of us experience during the warmer months. It gets to above 110 degrees where I live, so a nice light, cool bra is much appreciated! Ewa Michalak calls the SM their Un-paddded Balconette. The best thing about the SM style though, is that even with the lighter material and no padding, you do not give up any of the support. You get light, airy, lacy gorgeousness. and don’t have to sacrifice the things that you actually need your bra to do.

This is a 3 part cup in my size (80GG). I find the that band runs true to size. The bottom 2 parts are a satiny, shiny, sheer red material. The top portion of the cup is a sheer black mesh with a floral lace pattern that extends to cover the entire cup. The seams on the inside of the cups are black, while the vertical seam on the front of the cup is the shiny red.

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The gore is black with a black satin bow that has red in the center with rhinestones in a circle, surrounding the red. Pure perfection! The straps are black with some red stitching and are fully adjustable. The wings are thicker black mesh with what appears to be small diamond stitching accents…. Just noticed that as I am writing the review. Lol. The band is black with red lace trim along the entire bottom and red stitching along the top.

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This is a show stopper. And so comfortable. It truly feels like I am wearing nothing at all with the KanKan, and all of Ewa’s SM styles. They provide the perfect amount of lift and support.

Additional photos from the Ewa Michalak website of the matching panties and the 3DM style:

Ewa Michalak still has this one available in what looks to be all sizes, and it sells for 179,000 zl. There are matching high briefs, regular briefs and a thong, so you can choose the style and look that you prefer. This would make the perfect bedroom ensemble, or your ‚Äújust because you want some sexy in your lingerie‚ÄĚ set. This also comes in the 3DM style, and there appears to be several sizes in that style as well. Ladies!! ¬†Why haven‚Äôt you bought this yet??? ¬†Get on it!! ¬†You won‚Äôt regret it, I promise! Summer is coming, and we all need as many SM styles as we can get our hands on, and this one shouldn‚Äôt be missed. ¬†Tell Ewa and Kaska that I sent you ūüėČ

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**I really wish that my forward facing camera didn’t distort the colors so badly !!

Until next time,

Tanzilove

Bra Obsessed’s Exclusive Comexim Jade

I am lucky to live just about an hour and a half’s drive from Bra Obsessed¬†and I recently made the trek out to visit owner Jaimie, to see all of her wonderful stock of goodies and to have a marathon try on. ¬†First off, if you haven’t heard of ¬†Bra Obsessed¬† yet, please check out my post here.

Of course I loved everything, lots of things took my eye and I left with two swimsuits, three bras and another two bras on order. ¬†One ¬†beautiful bra that particularly caught my eye in Jaimie’s shop was the newly released gorgeous Comexim Jade¬† which is an exclusive to Bra Obsessed. ¬†We’re talking about a vivid, luxe emerald shade of jade here:

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I was so excited when Jaimie generously gifted me a Jade set for review, and I couldn’t wait to share this gem with our readers!

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The fabric is truly a rich emerald green with a satin sheen.  The black lace overlay on the cups conceals  the  seam work while giving the bra a sophisticated, sexy vibe.

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When I first put this bra on, I immediately noticed that it had that ¬†‘Anna Pardal quality’ feel to it. ¬†Firm band lovers will rejoice because, like the Anna Pardal bras, Jade has the addition of a supportive fabric liner built into the back side of the bra band, giving the band added firmness and strength.

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Under clothing, Jade is very smooth. ¬†The lace work on the cups helps to conceal the appearance of the bra’s seams through clothing. ¬†Pictured below, I’m in a very thin t-shirt and you can barely see any outline of the bra.

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I always like to have matching sets. ¬†It makes me feel ‘put together’ somehow. ¬†The man in my life appreciates it too. ¬† And the matching Jade panties are so sexy and pretty!

The panties for Jade are available in three options:

The tap pants are gorgeous with their lace backs:

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The panties are also available in thong version:

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On a personal note, I’m turning 49 this year (yikes), ¬†and I’m pretty sure ¬†I lost my bum cheeks somewhere back in around 1992, so these days I find I really prefer a full bottom panty with leg elastic the whole way around to keep them from riding up. ¬†Thankfully this style is available upon request, and mine are on order. ¬†I don’t have a picture of them at this time, so you’ll have to use your imagination.

 Since Jade is exclusive to Bra Obsessed and was in fact designed by Bra Obsessed, I asked owner Jaimie about the design process, and her inspiration for Jade:
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I’m actually also quite obsessed with home decor.¬† Of course, home decor and fashion seem to go hand in hand.¬† I’ve been really inspired by the pops of Emerald and Jade in home decor, as seen in this shameless plug showcasing my insanely talented sister’s artwork for sale on Etsy (you can check out her shop HERE) ¬†ūüėČ
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I also try to listen to my customers requests.  I have had a lot of customers asking for more rich colours.

So since I am in Canada, and Comexim is in Poland, I expressed all of my ideas to Anna and months later she told me that she found the fabric I had been wanting.  I knew I wanted it overlaid with a wide black lace, and when Anna showed me a couple of options, I immediately fell in love with the lace that we used.  Anna added her talented touch by laying it gracefully in the style of the Comexim Poison Ivy bra.
 
After speaking to many different customers and store owners, I tried to listen to what everyone is really looking for in a bra.  By far, the most common response was a good strong band that will stand the test of time.  I had also noticed that this was the main reason that Anna Pardal bras felt so solid, so I made sure that this bra was made just as solid.
 
Of course, I can offer any modifications regularly offered on Comexim bras (higher gore, lower gore, straps moved in, cookie pockets etc.).¬† There will be no charge on customizations except for when modifying it into a Longline, which would be an additional $10CAD.¬† It can also be made into a Halfcup, I just don’t have a picture yet of how this would look (although I will in about a week).
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¬†At time of writing, I had worn Jade for one full day before remembering to measure the band. ¬†This 30 band measures approximately 22.5″ unstretched. ¬†At 30″ I could see some cup distortion happening and so I didn’t force it further. ¬†As noted above, the band does have an added liner for strength and support and it does indeed feel firm.
If you’re feeling green with envy over my beautiful Jade, you can order your own either directly through the updated website at Bra Obsessed¬†or by emailing Jaimie directly at bras@braobsessed.com
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* This item was graciously provided for review by Bra Obsessed. All opinions are my own.

Romance is in the Air – with Comexim’s Rita

I’m sure you don’t need me to remind you that Valentine’s Day is almost upon us.

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Whether you are looking forward to celebrating Valentine’s Day with your love, or Singles Awareness Day with your cat, I wanted to take this opportunity to review for you the beautiful Comexim Rita set, which is perfect for either a romantic evening, or an evening spent watching re-runs of Friends with the cat.

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The version of Rita as shown on the Comexim site (as pictured below) is a deep plunge, similar to¬†Comexim’s Ginger.

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Many months ago, I had an opportunity to try Ginger, courtesy of the lovely Jaimie at¬†Bra Obsessed¬† (You can see¬†Bra Obsessed’s stock of Ginger¬†here). ¬†I found Ginger to be too shallow for me, but I know that other ladies have had success with it. ¬†In any event, I wanted my Rita to be in Comexim’s standard plunge style, which works best for me, and luckily this is what was/is in stock at¬†Bra Obsessed. ¬†I asked Jaimie to send me Rita in my usual size 30G with the matching panties in size medium.

Take a look at the close ups of the gorgeous details on this bra:

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That eyelash lace! ¬†That adorable ‘C’ charm! ¬†Those black velvet bows! ¬†Swoon!

And now for the matching panties:

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The matching Rita panties feature a front panel of the same gorgeous red fabric used on the bra, with the back of the panties being sexy sheer black.  I love that these panties are comfy enough for every day wear.  No wedgies with these babies.

The panties are also available in thong style if you choose and as a final sexy option to this set, you can add the matching garter belt as shown in the stock picture up towards the top of this post. ¬†I really wanted that garter, but in the end practicality won over (I figured they’d probably look weird under my Old Navy track pants which are part of my winter uniform ūüėõ ¬†)

I’ve seen other bras with eyelash lace but not with it right against the skin. ¬†I think that the effect this gives is very sexy but I did wonder if it might be itchy or feel ticklish. ¬†I don’t feel it at all. ¬†This bra gets an A+ for comfort.

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Whenever I first purchase a vibrantly coloured bra, I always worry that the colour might bleed.  I can confirm that this one is completely colour stable.

This is a 30 (65) band. ¬†I’ve owned it since early December. ¬†It currently measures approximately 22.5″ unstretched and approximately 30″ stretched hard.

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You can order your own gorgeous Comexim Rita set in plunge style, just like mine, through¬†Bra Obsessed¬†because even if you don’t get what you hoped for Valentine’s Day, the good news is that you can always just buy it yourself.

Wishing you all a happy Valentine’s Day / Singles Awareness Day!!!

Farewell to Anna Pardal-Sabine Long Line- As Elegant As It Gets

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It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I am writing this review today. Honestly, I had started this post a few weeks ago when I first received my Anna Pardal order. Due to personal reasons, I had to step away from it for a bit. And now, I am ready to post it, and have received the sad news this morning that Anna of Anna Pardal is closing her business. Originally, this review contained information about Anna Pardal the company, how they operate, Anna moving her company to Poland to be closer to her manufacturer, Comexim, and how much she cares for her customers and making sure that they have a wonderful, gorgeous, properly fitting bra. It discussed the ups and downs that Anna herself had mentioned in her newsletter. The ups and downs no longer matter. What does matter is that Anna Pardal was a company known for their high end fabrics, stunning designs, and sweet, caring, eloquently spoken creator, Anna.

So, on to the review. I am in LOVE with this bra. It is the Sabine Doyenne Half Cup, Long Line. Yep, all of that. With Anna Pardal, you were able to customize to your hearts’ content. I requested pocket inserts for cookies and the straps moved in 2 cm. I tend to get some gaping of the material at each side of the gore in Anna Pardal and Comexim styles, so I request that the material be reduced there as well.¬†I wish that I was lucky enough to be able to order everything standard. It would make my life so much easier! If you didn’t know already, the talented Anna of Comexim provided the manufacturing of Anna Pardal styles. The 2 Anna’s worked well together and have created some amazing pieces.¬†

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Anna describes the Doyenne Half cup as:

“With a low profile and a wider wire base, the Doyenne offers a new take on sophisticated sensuality.  The cup provides support from below, a wonderful option for a more spacious decolletage, and intelligent pattern adjustments are incorporated throughout the size range. Relative to the Classic Plunge, we bring the straps closer in on G+ cups. For 28 to 32 bands we reduce the center gore, and for 38+ bands we raise the gore.

Doyenne Half-Cup is available in either a standard or longline shape and with any of our fabrics.‚ÄĚ

From the Anna Pardal Website: Doyenne Half Cup shown in Hibiscus

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The Sabine¬†bra has a red base, with black mesh lace overlay. There are light red/pinkish flowers on the material and the vertical seams are made of black stitching. Red bows at the straps and the gore (my pictures make them appear pinker than what they truly are), and black lace trim along the tops of the cups. The inside of the bra is lined with soft red cotton. This Long Line is so comfortable that I could sleep in it. There are 3 rows of 5 hook and eye closures, for the utmost comfort. It is exceptionally supportive, and beyond beautiful. So beautiful in fact, that I wish I could wear it on its own. It is the kind of bra that you want to show people. You want the detail and craftsmanship to be seen, not tucked away under clothes. Luckily, I have AEE to use as my platform ūüėČ

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I wish that I had every Anna Pardal style in a Long Line version. I am in love with half cups, and the combination of styles that you could order with just one fabric made for a number of different bras. After reading Anna‚Äôs Newsletter this morning, my first thought, ‚ÄėI hope she is ok‚ÄĚ. My next, ‚ÄúI wish I had ordered everything.‚ÄĚ

An Enhanced Experience wishes Anna Pardal a very fond farewell. We were very lucky to be able to interview Anna early on in our blogging careers. You can read that post here. Anna has a passion for her lingerie, and we hope all the best for her, her family, and her future endeavors. The world of Polish Lingerie lovers has lost a brilliant company today. If you ever decide to come back, we will be waiting for you. 

Please feel free to show Anna how much she will be missed on her Facebook page, and ours.

Below, you can see some of our favorite pieces from Anna Pardal.

Until next time,

~Tanzilove

Jelz in Hibiscus Classic Plunge:  Hibiscus 32FF Classic Plunge Jelzz

 

MsDizz in Emeline Reduced Plunge: Emeline 320G Plunge, reduces cups, straps moved in 2 cm Mz.Dizz

 

Baby in Lady Grey Sophisticate: Lady Grey Sophisticate 28J Baby

 

 

Yoomee in Typhoon Classic Plunge Long Line: Typhoon Long Line 30GG Classic Plunge Yoomee

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Ewa Michalak- Rose Mist

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We really need to talk about this bra. This gorgeous, sexy, sheer, blush colored bra. The Ewa Michalak Rose Mist. You won‚Äôt find it on the Ewa Michalak website. This is one of those special, you can only find it if you know where to look bras. Don‚Äôt worry, I will give you all the info ūüėČ I picked this beauty up from Brava Lingerie, out of Australia. Their customer service is top notch. They want their customers to be happy, regardless of the country they live in. Becky, my wonderful contact at Brava is so amazingly sweet, helpful, patient and knowledgeable. Becky’s email is customerservice@bravawoman.com.au. The bras on their website do show in Australian sizing, but she can help you figure out the size that you need if you know your Ewa Michalak size. Feel free to stalk the website for your next purchase ūüėČ

On to the bra!

This is the most beautiful shade of blush pink. It is an SM style, and the cups are made of a single layer of sheer mesh which offers amazing shape and support, as all Ewa Michalak SMs seem to manage.

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What sold me on this bra? The seams. They are a delicate pink satin. In my size (80GG/14GG AUS) this is a 3 part cup. The seams do not show through clothing and provide a nice smooth shape. The top of the cups are adorned with pink lace and the same lace is stitched onto the straps which are fully adjustable.

There are pink satin bows at the gore and at the straps. Where the cups meet the straps, there are two layers of mesh for added support. There are 4 rows of 3 hook and eye closures. 20151127_230748        20151127_230823 20151127_230735

As far as Ewa Michalak bras go, you would think this bra is almost plain. There are no bold patterns, no contrasting colorways that make up a beautiful piece of artwork. But this bra is still very much stunning. It is sheer, subtle sexiness, and it deserves a place in your bra wardrobe.

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Until next time

~Tanzilove

50 Shades of You Know… (Ewa Michalak SM Ty wiesz… Review)

Ewa Michalak’s SM Ty wiesz. ¬†It needs no introduction. ¬† The name translates from Polish to English as You Know… but for once I was pretty much at a loss for words! ¬†Pictures from the website are below.

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I tried mine on and deferred to my husband for his opinion. ¬†He looked up from his morning newspaper, momentarily speechless, then stammered, “is that b-b-b-bondage?” while looking around somewhat anxiously for signs of whips and handcuffs. (Stars have been added to the pictures below for modesty.)

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As you can see, on my somewhat warm toned skin, the nude mesh fabric of the cups disappears and the effect truly is that I am wearing only bondage straps.  The jewelled circles on the straps at the cleavage are actually adjustable sliders, allowing for a custom fit.  The straps on which the sliders sit  are  elasticated and so it stays put very nicely.

The matching panties are of course elaborately crafted, with no attention to detail spared, as expected.

From top to bottom below, you can see the front and back of the panties.  They feature the same elasticized straps with the same adjustable jewelled sliders.  These are beautiful and very sexy panties.  I love matching sets and the effect of this set together is a good one.

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I always say that my Ewa Michalak beauties all go into regular rotation despite looking as though they should be kept for special occasions. ¬†I feel that this set is no exception. ¬†Every day has the potential to turn into a special occasion, especially when you are wearing this! ūüėČ

While you may think that Ty wiesz ¬†looks like a ‘bedroom only’ bra, it is completely functional.

The elastic cleavage straps do come up quite high and could show in a lower cut top but below I am wearing it under a crew neck sweater without issues.

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Under a thinner top, you may notice the seams slightly but honestly, how can you nitpick about a bra this special?  If you are looking for an SM style bra which offers a very smooth appearance, I suggest Wanilla (review HERE) or Czarna Mgielka if you are looking for a black (review HERE).

I did wonder though, with those straps being so pretty, perhaps they could also be shown off as another option.  I tried the bra with my Urkye tuba top with good success (review on that one HERE).

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I purchased this bra in my usual size 65G. ¬†There is no stretch to the cup fabric on this bra so you do need to have your size nailed down for it to fit perfectly. ¬†The unstretched band measures approximately ¬†24.5 inches. ¬†Stretched, it measures 30 inches before some good wire distortion starts happening. ¬†With my 27″ rib cage it feels comfortable; not too tight nor too loose. ¬†I purchased the matching panties in my usual size 36 and they fit well.

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Dear readers, I am happy to report that you need not be a whip-wielding Dominatrix to own this beautiful set. ¬†You may think it to be a little over the top but why not inject a little spice into your life? ¬†Don’t let this one get away. ¬†This bra is currently available on the Ewa Michalak website but why wait when you can also pick this set up very quickly by ordering through ¬† Bra Obsessed. Check to see if your size is in stock. ¬†Our readers can enjoy a special 10% discount at Bra Obsessed with the code bra10 which is good up until and including this Thursday, October 22nd. ¬†Remember, prices shown are in Canadian dollars so you can snag yourself a good deal with the discount.

…and Ms. Michalak? ¬†I am curious as to how you will top this one?!

Ewa Michalak’s New Autumn Collection- Letnia Noc

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I think it goes without saying that when my fellow AEE bloggers and I were given the opportunity to receive Ewa Michalak’s latest collection early, we were beyond ecstatic and grateful. I chose 4 of their new styles: Letnia Noc, Colette, Pantera (all S styles), and Klaudyna (CHP). I am in love with all of them, and am reviewing Letnia Noc first.

 

As usual, this bra is so much prettier in person. The floral print is a nice contrast of bright and deep, with pinks, whites, greys and greens on a navy base. The lace trim along the tops of the cups is a bright royal blue, and the straps have brillant blue ribbon stitched onto the navy base. There are pink bows at the straps and on the gore. It is a 3 hook and eye closure, and the cups are nice and smooth. The floral print extends around to the bands. The inside of the cups are white cotton with inserts for removable pads. I love that Ewa Michalak offers this option. Some days, you may want that extra bit of oomph, and others, you may want to play it down a bit. The removable pads also help with minor asymmetry that you may have, or during hormonal fluctuations.

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The band is true to size for me: not too stretchy, and not too firm. In other words, it is perfection. The band curves upwards a bit at the gore allowing for extra comfort. The wires are comfortable, and do not dig in under the armpits, on my ribs, or at the top of the gore.

 

Before being introduced to Polish brands, my bras consisted of solid colors. No prints, no patterns. No adorable, gorgeous, decadent decorations at the gore; no little ribbons, bows or other extra pretty things. Now, I couldn’t imagine not having those things. With every new Polish bra I receive, there is always something to discover that you cannot see in the stock photos. This is not a bash on the stock photos at all. They give you a great idea of what the bra looks like, obviously. However, once you actually have it in your hot little hands, there is always something there that you couldn’t see in the stock photos. The attention to detail is never forgotten here. The way that the royal blue ribbon is stitched onto the straps, in a rippled/wavy way, is a wonderful example of this.

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The new releases will go fast, so make sure that you order your favorites now ūüėČ We will have reviews of all of the new bras and sets coming out soon, so stay tuned ūüôā

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Until the next time

~Tanzilove

Ewa Michalak SM Czarna Mgielka Review, SM style bras overview and YES!! A BRA OBSESSED DISCOUNT CODE!!!

 

Especially during hot, muggy weather, when I really want to wear as little as possible in order to try to keep cool, I always reach for my ¬† Ewa Michalak¬†¬†SM style bras.¬† It is comforting to know that I haven’t added any extra layers of hot fabric which will contribute to making me even grumpier than I already am going to be. ¬†Yes, I am a fair weather friend, literally, and for me, comfort is key. ¬† However, while comfort is key, I need to have a bra that delivers good support and I still wish to have a lifted and rounded shape. ¬† The beautiful appearance of these bras is the proverbial icing on the cake.

After I had breast augmentation surgery, almost two years ago now,  I had to re-learn how to shop for bras.  Before going Polish, my efforts at finding a good unlined bra included two somewhat pointy offerings from Freya (the Pollyanna and  Roxanne models), as well as an itchy Curvy Kate Princess.   All of these seemed to lack the level of support that I needed, all had wide wires and none gave me that rounded appearance that I desired.  I assumed that it must just not be possible to have an unlined bra that delivered on every count what I was looking for.

I had enjoyed great success with Ewa Michalak’s S style lined bras and decided that an unlined SM style would be worth a shot. ¬†I was so pleased with my first SM purchase that I now own several SM style bras and will be continuing to add to that part of my collection.

The SM Czarna Mgielka  is a beautiful, sexy sheer offering in a black colourway.  The Ewa Michalak site describes it as follows:

An unpadded bra with a higher bridge, ideal for medium neckline.¬† Lifts the bust giving it a rounded shape with a subtly marked peak, which adds a little lightness to your silhouette. ¬†The cups are made of stable tulle holding bust at the right level ūüôā The edging made of delicate lace. A bow on the center gore. ¬†Fully-adjustable straps. ¬†The band is quite tight.

I had Jaimie at Bra Obsessed send me the Czarna Mgielka in size 70FF.  You can find this bra in her shop here and you can find the matching panties here.  I actually chose these panties that match the S Szykus bra which I also own.  The Szykus panties are gorgeous and fit me well in my usual size 36.

Below is a front view of me wearing the bra. ¬†The polka dot bows added for modesty are not included ūüėČ

 

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And a side view so that you can see the roundness and lift:

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In the interests of disclosure, as I mentioned above I do have implants but they are very natural in appearance, and not super rounded on their own. ¬†I am a combination of formerly sagged natural breast tissue with cohesive gel implants. ¬†I measure approximately 27″ below my bust and approximately 36″ around my bust, with a 10″ perimeter.

 

The Czarna Mgielka is very similar in design to my SM Wanilla bra, pictured below, which I reviewed here.  The Czarna features the same style of lace trim and has the seams on the inside of the cups to give a very smooth clothed appearance, making it both sexy and very useful Рa win/win in my books!  The Wanilla is not available on the Ewa Michalak site but can be ordered through Bra Obsessed at this link.

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Other SM bras in my collection to date include the drop-dead gorgeous SM Fiolecik, pictured below.  The beautiful embroidered cups and lilac/black colorways on this one made it irresistible to me.  I must say that the matching panties are also gorgeous and comfortable too!  Sadly, this bra is not being made any longer.  At time of writing there was one lonely bra in size 40DD left on the Ewa Michalak site.  I will be keeping my eyes peeled for similar styles in the future.

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The final bra in my personal SM collection is the beautiful limited edition Bailey Bez which unfortunately is also no longer available.

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None of the SM bras in my collection shown above have any stretch to the cup fabric, so you do want to have your Ewa Michalak size sorted out so that you can find your perfect fit. ¬†I find the S style bras are more forgiving for size fluctuation as they are lined and have the option of adding or removing the ‘cookie’ pads. ¬†If you are looking for an unpadded Ewa Michalak bra but prefer a bit of stretch, I recommend trying a BM style. ¬† In comparison with my S style bras, my SM bras give a slightly more minimized appearance, but still do provide similar excellent lift and roundness. ¬† All of the above shown bras are in sizes 65G or 70FF and all fit very consistently.

Other advantages to the SM style include that they take up next to no room in your lingerie drawer or your suitcase for that matter, making them  great choice of bra to take on holidays.  They are also fast to dry after washing, since they are so light-weight.

The collage below shows some of my lovely fellow AEE bloggers modelling their own SM bras. ¬†In the top photo, Tanzilove is wearing her Fiolecik, bottom left is Baby in her¬†Czarna¬†Mgielka and bottom right is Tanzilove in her ¬†Walentynka. ¬†Don’t they look fabulous?

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No need to despair if you missed out on the Fiolecik and/or the Bailey Bez as there are many other beautiful styles still available, and many more to come in the future. If you would like to try one for yourself, ¬†Bra Obsessed¬†has kindly given our readers another discount code!¬†¬†You can use code AEE10 and enjoy 10% off ¬†of your purchase¬†on any style bra, for all in stock items. ¬†This code is effective immediately and will end on Saturday September 19, 2015 so be sure to take a browse at all of the lovely offerings ¬†at Bra Obsessed¬†and get your order in. ¬†Although this sale code is limited to in stock items only, I have been told that there is currently a small run of other sizes and styles ordered (with many 60 and 65 bands!) and on their way soon to the shelves at¬†Bra Obsessed¬†including (GASP!) the new, not yet released ‘strappy’ SM which you will have seen a glimpse of if you follow¬†Ewa Michalak’s facebook page. ¬† You can email Jaimie at bras@braobsessed.com¬†and ask if your size is on her soon-to-arrive order list and if it is, she will invoice you so that you can take advantage of this discount. ¬†Enjoy!

I will most certainly be adding the new SM strappy set to my collection.  Will you?