It's such a shame that fantasie have decided to discontinue this bra. It's the best fitting bra I have ever owned. I have it in a few colourways but as I have recently lost weight, my bra size has changed and I can't replace my now too large bras. The side boning makes all the difference for me. I've tried numerous alternatives and been into your Brighton store to seek their help. Alas I still can't find an alternative that has the side boning. Fantasie told me the Estelle bra was the same fit, but it doesn't have that all important side boning, I told them this but I haven't heard back from them with any other suggestions. Why oh why, when a bra is described as 'best selling' would they discontinue it? It's now like searching for the holy grail and I fear I will never find a bra as good.
A fantastic bra combining fit, support, and comfort to a standard I've never experienced before. Very pretty too!
The cup sizes are a little big so I had to go a size down. But once I'd found the right size, it's really comfortable and this is one of my favourite bras now! A little more expensive than I tend to like to spend but since my husband paid, it didn't really matter!
I first bought two of these bras online, one black & one nude. The cups were too small so I took them to the shop & was fitted with 36G instead of my usual 36FF. The nude one is pretty but the black one is a beautiful thing - shame it has to be covered up! The fit & comfort are very good, even though the black one doesn't sit as flat to my ribcage as I usually like. Although they are comfortable & I thought I would like the side sling, upfront effect, my boobs being quite far out to the sides, in fact I find I'm not really keen on the pointy shape & the very pushed out to the front look they give me. I would recommend it to anyone who likes that look though.
This is the most comfortable and supportive bra I have ever worn. I absolutely love the uplifted and pulled in shape it provides. I could rave about this bra all day, it's so perfect! It's comfortable for the whole day. I have a fairly active job and really notice when my bras are digging in but nothing cuts in or rubs at all with this bra. The back elastic does feel a bit weak and stretchy compared to other bras I've had, at first I did wonder if I needed to go down a back size but after wearing this I still wear it on the outer hooks and it doesn't budge. I would say this probably adds to the comfort. It does run large in the cups though. I usually wear a 34H but decided to try a 34GG and it's a much better fit. This bra for me is perfect, pretty enough for a hot date (especially the black/cream colour) but comfortable enough for everyday. The briefs are a bit big, size Large fit me nicely and I'm a size 16-18. I now have 3 of these and will be buying plenty more.
I've tried lots of brands but never Fantasie as they were always too expensive. Anyway I got the opportunity to try some Fantasie bras on and they do fit really well- the back band is firm (I tend to waver between 34HH and 32J although in Curvy Kate unpadded bras I'm a 32JJ) and the underwire does tend to dig in if you slouch (nothing like a firm bra to work on your posture!) But generally this is a lovely bra which gives very good if not a bit too much separation between the breasts and has good quality embroidery and side support. I adore the black/teal colour combo and have just ordered it too :)
This is a beautiful, pretty bra and it gives a wonderful shape. Very feminine and stylish. Ever so slightly on the larger side, but not by enough to need to go down a size. I found this the case with both the black/teal and black colours I purchased. Unfortunately, though, I don't feel I can recommend this bra because, as comfortable as it is when first put on, by the end of the day the side boning digs in to my ribs! This is despite the fact I'm in the correct size and fit as fitted previously in a Bravissimo store. It's a shame as the bra otherwise gives a lovely shape, is of excellent quality and is very pretty!
For the last 20 years I've only worn Prima Donna Bras which unfortunately Bravissimo don't stock, so I was suitably impressed when accompanying a friend for a fitting and persuaded to try this Fantasie bra on.The side panel does pull you in at and gives a lovely shape. The style is super sexy and not big & ugly like some larger size bras can be. True to size & very comfortable, I'll certainly be ordering more colours of this great bra and the best bit is that it's half the price of a Prima Donna!