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Big baps? This is the company for you!
Member Name: Carole_M
Bravissimo sell underwear, clothes, swimwear and nightwear for D - KK cup women. They have several stores, a catalogue and a website (www.bravissimo.com).
I have been using Bravissimo for about 3 years now, so they have obviously managed to impress me enough to be a repeat customer! I can't remember what led me to them in the first place, but I do remember my Mum getting their catalogue years ago, long before the days of internet shopping.
I place my orders via the internet, but am also sent catalogues at the start of every season, which I find really helpful as I end up looking at and considering things that I normally wouldn't.
The bras available are from brands like Freya, Fantasie, Panache, Miss Mandalay and so on. And to be honest you could get these bras from any website nowadays, (i.e. Figleaves) and in the past I have done so. But recently I have become really loyal to Bravissimo. The catalogue and website photos are all modelled on larger breasted girls unlike other websites, which is really helpful when making your choice, if you see the bra in a small size it's really hard to know what it will look like scaled up to an F cup. It's also worth noting that Bravissimo usually has the new Freya range a month or 2 before Figleaves and other sites, and often has exclusive colours and designs.
Delivery and Customer Service:
Deliveries take several days to arrive, (you can order over the phone to request next day delivery), and come packaged in tissue paper and a cardboard packet with the logo on the front (so if your ordering a present for someone, think carefully about where you have it delivered to or your surprise could be ruined!). There is a returns slip included if you need to send items back, and refunds or exchanges are processed within a few days.
I recently ordered over the phone for the first time and was really impressed with the customer service, the girl I spoke to was really lovely, and my next day delivery did arrive the next day, which was a relief as I was cutting it fine ordering a swim suit.
Bravissimo produce a range of clothes tailored especially to fit girls with larger cup sizes.
You will need to measure yourself (waist etc) before ordering, and there is a guide to how to do this in the catalogue and on the website, to work out your Bravissimo size (e.g. 10 curvy, 10 super curvy).
I was really pleased I took the time to do this when bought dress from them earlier this year as I would normally have ordered a 12, and ended up needing a 10 curvy. The dress is a fantastic fit and well made, it's more of a classic style, which is great for me as it won't date, but not so good if you're a fashion addict and need the latest style. Normally dress shopping is torture for me, finding something that my boobs will fit into without having the dress be too big everywhere else is a nightmare. This dress took all the stress out of it, I ordered one dress which fit perfectly and looked great, I didn't even bother going to the shops at all.
I have also had a couple of the vest tops with built in bras, these are great! It's so nice not to have mismatched bra straps on show, and the bras are as supportive as any of my normal bras. My only quibble with these is the price - I got my 2 in the sale for half price, they normally cost £30ish, and I just can't spend that much. However, if you can afford it, they are well worth even that much money. (You just order your normal bra size).
You really don't need a review of this to be honest, it's so user friendly, all the different ranges (e.g. Clothes, Swimwear etc) are in tabs at the top, one click and you're in the section you need. Once there it's easy to select the subsection that you need (e.g. Coats and Jackets) and from there browse the products.
This review has got far too long so I will put in a little summary:
A user friendly website, a superb range of products and great customer service. What really makes this brand stand out though is their clothes.
(I haven't commented on the nightwear as I haven't tried any of it yet)
Summary: A great company for girls with larger cup sizes
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