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Posted onMay 14, 2012
As some of you may have seen, I recently had the pleasure of lodgering (ahem) Cheryl fromInvest In Your Chest. She landed a job in London and my bunk bed was crying out for her! My boyfriend Robbie couldn’t quite believe his luck and really rather enjoyed living with two lingerie bloggers – especially when he got to model a bikini…
One of the perks of temporarily living with someone who works for a lingerie brand is that I got to trial bras andtankinis. https://www.very.co.uk had to allow Cheryl to photograph me in them and then sadly hand them back, but one bra that I did get to keep recently was the…Daily Boost. I must admit that it is not a bra that appealed to me whatsoever. It is moulded but it isn’t a bra that is designed to lift and thrust the puppies and it comes in a rather plain colour range. I think I gave Cheryl a bit of a dirty look when she asked me if I would like to try one out!
The first bra that she brought me was a 36H. We both decided that it could do with being a little larger all over and so I then tried a 38H. My usual Curvy Kate size is 36H, 34J in the Showgirl and so it wasn’t a size that I expected to work, but it really does. The white piping and overlapping white and beige bows do help to set off my slightly olive coloured skin and give it a little something extra. Yes it is overall a regular beige bra and it does look rather uninspiring, but the bra is purely a functional bra. It won’t set Robbie’s pulse racing, but it has kept my bazookas strapped down whilst I have run around at work, chased after with my dogs and scuttled after my grandparents. I am used to tucking my boobs back in after such activities, but the fact that I only had a tiny bit of overspill really sealed the deal for me – this bra knows how to work magic on my full heavy bust.
I was also quite shocked by the shape that it gives me. I expected to like this bra purely due to the fact that it has fully adjustable straps, three hooks and eyes and is moulded, but I actually get a great uplifted slight cleavage in it! It is also low enough to wear under most of my tops and dresses and is starting to be the first bra I pull out of my lingerie cave. It is a great wardrobe staple and when some of my darker bras go to lingerie heaven I will no doubt be snapping it up in white and black as well!
I got the matching full briefs in a 22 and I was not as impressed by them I have to say. I do find that Curvy Kate briefs come up a little small, but even in a 22 I had slight cutting in and a slightly exposed bum cleavage! I kind of wish they came with high waisted shaper briefs as that would work really well with such a basic easy to wear set, but these will do the job on those lazy days at home.
Overall I am pleasantly surprised by this set. I didn’t want to try it and would not have bothered had Cheryl not been a fabooblous lodger. It is now a firm favourite and I would love it if Curvy Kate could make it in some funkier colourways and patterns and maybe also make a “nude” for all skin colours.
Curvy Kate are doing amazingly well for a three year old brand and I can’t wait to see what they come up with next!
Katie Peachesa and Becky’s reviews of the bra.
The Daily Boost is also available online atNew Look.
Tags:38H,curvy kate daily boost,daily boost in nude,moulded bra review
Thank you for being the best hostess and test subject ever. x
Thank for being the best hostess and test subject ever. x
I’d love to try this bra, it looks really comfortable. Wondering if Katie’s Medium page are wide and shallow as usual for Curvy Kate?
Thanks for the review being larger on the top am always looking to try neew makes. Freya is my fave at the moment.
I hated this bra. it gave me the droopy east/west look. I sized up a cup size bit there was no need for me to size up a band size.
Panties I never tried on to be honest, as the look under clothing and also without clothing was just so BAD.
Linda Be if you don’t mind my asking, what size bra did you try?
I am trying to determine whether this bray would work for my 34KK boobs.
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