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July 31st, 2012, 07:36 AM
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SO now that I'm a 36D, I've been buying a few bras here and there (oh my gosh, the Cs I have now are so so tight!). I have learned that no pretty bras are made in a D cup (they are all plain solid colors and lace is hard to come by) and that everyone in this town must be a 36D because I can't seem to find any in that size And God forbid I find any without molded cups/padding and push up. Seriously, a D cup does not need to "add a size"
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July 31st, 2012, 08:57 AM
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I'm normally a big b/small c. And now am a small D. I bought 3 of the Coobie bras that had the discount recently and they are awesome and soooo comfy and so cute and sexy . I def recommend them. Here is a pic of me in one of them.
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July 31st, 2012, 09:36 AM
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I just want to find a decent bra that holds these girls up! I'm a 34 DD and it is so hard to find that size. It's either a push up bra - hello, I don't need these suckers sticking out anymore, or a granny Maidenform bra that is paper thin anyways - hello headlights! I can't find anything that actually holds the girls in and up. It's been a huge source of frustration for me. The bra I am wearing right now, the straps just don't tighten enough to pull the girls up, so they are just sitting there. I hate bra shopping...
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July 31st, 2012, 09:54 AM
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Oh yes, it's definitely frustrating shopping for bigger size bras. I don't even know why they make them that size with padding or without an underwire... I don't want them to look any bigger and I don't want a uniboob and I definitely don't want them down to my belly button
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July 31st, 2012, 10:36 AM
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I'm a 36D also (but growing.. ughhh....) and I agree it is such a pain! All my bras are boring bras. I've been wanting to find a cute one but haven't had much luck :/. A 36D with so much padding in it that my boobs are popping out the top.. it's no longer a 36D people!! lol
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July 31st, 2012, 11:26 AM
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I'm sorry but I can't stop chuckling at this thread I understand your frustration, I truly do but when I go bra shopping I look at the D/DD bras with great envy. The selection is huge, the styles are so cute and the prices are wonderful.
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July 31st, 2012, 01:37 PM
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Check out Cacique brand. I think they sell them at Lane Bryant, but they start with a 36 band and a D cup, and some are super cute! Full Figure Bras | Cacique Intimates
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July 31st, 2012, 05:07 PM
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I hear you! When I first went to the bra store at 9 weeks and found out how much I'd grown (I was a C pre-pregnancy) I was ready to cry. I couldn't bring myself to buy the granny bras that seemed to be all I could find. I ended up at Nordstrom and I ended up finding two pretty bras. They were expensive, though, at $60 each.
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July 31st, 2012, 06:34 PM
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I just the other day finally broke down and purchased new bras as I was litterally popping out of my old ones. I was a 34 B and kind of on the smaller B size pre-pregnancy. I am now a 36 C and fit into it really comfortably that I am afraid that I will still grow out of these. I am smaller than most of you all but I still feel huge now compared to where I came from. I bought mine at Kohls the other day when they had buy one get one free and then I had a 30% off coupon so I bought 2 regular bras and 2 nursing bras for only like $75 dollars after all the discounts.
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July 31st, 2012, 08:30 PM
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Oh my gosh, finally people who can relate to my struggle! For a long time I was 34DD- 36D just didn't fit right. I could not find my size anywhere except expensive VS. Now 36D is more comfortable, but yes, hard to find cute stuff, especially if you don't want to spend a fortune and NO, I do not need a thick, padded, push up bra. I do not want Dolly Parton boobs up in my throat.
I really want to buy nursing bras, but good ones. Planning to buy some Bravada online next month. I had walmart ones last time and they were comfortable, but didn't like the wide, pointy shape or the lack of any padding so my nursing pads showed through my shirts.
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August 1st, 2012, 08:00 AM
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I feel your pain ladies, I was a 36DDD before getting pregnant. I'm at an F/G now depending on the brand. The JCP brand Ambrielle usually has some pretty ones in larger sizes, although I almost always have to get them online since the stores don't have them. I was just saying the other day that I'm looking forward to breast shrinkage after breastfeeding this kiddo so I can get pretty bras for cheaper prices
I can't wear underwires anymore, so I'm doomed to sagginess for awhile.

@amhk I had bravado bras last time and I LOVE THEM. also got 2 Cake nursing bras off Zulily for a decent price and they're very cute and comfortable. (I had to bust them out the other day cuz all my others were underwire and killing me)
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August 1st, 2012, 10:54 AM
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They are not cheap but here are the places I typically shop for bras-
figleaves.com Womens lingerie, bras, briefs, hosiery, swimwear, underwear, clothing, free returns
Bras, Bra Fitting, Nursing Bras & Supplies, Bra Size Swim & More | Breakout Bras

I'm lucky that Break Out Bra's is just down the street from me but both places are really good with returns/exchanges. I'm not very good with US sizing but they are about the best I've found for the G+ cup sizing (UK).
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August 1st, 2012, 11:02 AM
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I need to go bra shopping today and I'm not looking forward to it. I'm down to one bra, a 38 DD and I'm popping out of it. I've been a D/DD since high school and I've given up on finding anything cute. lol.
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