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Lingerie - What is a Balconette Bra?

What is a Balconette Bra?

The balconette bra is shaped to provide a full and rounded appearance to your breasts. A balconette bra offers less coverage that a standard full-cup brand. The support, from this bra, comes from the bottom and most have underwires and a wider band for comfort. The cups are cut low to show more of the tops and inner portions of your breast. Many balconettes bras have padding to lift and define the breast giving a beautiful silhouette.

The balconette bra = pushup bra + demi cup style

Leila’s Language: The strong support from the bottom of the balconette creates cleavage and a round appearance to the breasts for a full and sexy look. Padding on the bottom of the balconette bra add the Illusion of larger breast. The cut of the bra is flattering to all breasts, small and large. The balconette is both supportive and flattering for any figure. The balconette bra with a sweetheart neckline will become your go to bra for so many outfits.

How to measure for your Coloriffics balconette bra – measure below your bust line (if an odd number, round up) – measure again across your breasts. Subtract the first measurement from the second. Cup size:

AA = < 1 A=1 B=2 C=3 D=4 DD=5 E=6 EE=7 F=8 G=9

The balconette bra is the perfect choice for bridal lingerie. Coloriffics Intimates collection includes lace, padding, delicate rhinestones and sizing form 30A – 40G

From Wikipedia:

Balconette: Sometimes known as a shelf bra. Lifts the breasts to enhance their appearance, shape, and cleavage. More revealing version of a demi-bra, offering little to no coverage. The name means 'little balcony' which could refer to the shape; it is also claimed, less plausibly, that the name comes from the notion that the bra is not visible from above, as when looking down from a balcony. First designed in the United States in about 1938, and came into mainstream fashion in the 1950 Compare to full-cup and demi-cup bra.

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