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Old 03-14-2017, 03:39 AM
 
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I'm a DD, and the best one I've found is Vanity Fair style 76080. It's a back-smoothing, minimizing bra with great support, and very smooth cups.
(I know the style number because I just ordered a couple more today.)
I've been wearing this style for years.
It's available at Macy's, Kohl's, JCPenney, etc.

But do make sure you're wearing the right size. It makes all the difference in the world.
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Old 03-14-2017, 04:51 AM
 
Location: Seymour TN
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Marie those are exactly the kinds of bras I've been getting. They are good, but they stretch over time, and the straps don't stay at the shortest setting. But the price is right.
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Old 03-14-2017, 07:11 AM
 
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that looks promising the Vanity Fair 76080; will give it a try.
The playtex bra I was talking about is still available in very limited sizing ( not mine of course) and it's excellent - it was the 4718 perfect flex underwire if anyone is looking. I so wish they offered it or made a very comparable replacement. They wear like iron and are just great. As I mentioned, the ones I have ( I must have about 10) are from more than 4 years ago and are worn and washed (hang dry) over and over. It's not a pretty one but it looks great under clothes.
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Old 03-14-2017, 08:38 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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Have you been properly fitted? Go to Nordstrom and have the girls there do it. You may be surprised that you have been wearing the wrong size. Also, their selection is amazing...I've never owned better fitting bras.
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Old 03-15-2017, 04:45 AM
 
Location: Seymour TN
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Thanks Mayvenne, it does look like a good bra that I would try, I found it on Amazon. I feel I am wearing the correct bra size. My current bras fit fine, I just want better support.
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Old 03-15-2017, 08:47 AM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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Thanks Mayvenne, it does look like a good bra that I would try, I found it on Amazon. I feel I am wearing the correct bra size. My current bras fit fine, I just want better support.
If your bra isn't giving you proper support it is a sign you are in the wrong size. All of the support should come from the band not the straps. You probably have the right volume - wrong band.
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Old 04-01-2017, 11:05 AM
 
Location: West of Louisiana, East of New Mexico
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Get measured. My wife is a 46 H but she wore DDD cups in college....obviously waaaay too small. Smaller/average women (in terms of weight) with larger breasts seem to have the hardest time because they aren't used to shopping in "big & tall" stores for bras. It's like a '5-9" guy of average weight but happens to wear size 16 shoes or something.

Start with plus-sized department stores (Lane Bryant etc.), and then look for online retailers or specialty boutiques. Getting sized is the most important aspect though.
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Old 04-02-2017, 09:39 PM
 
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Default A Double D

I have spent most of my life trying to find the correct bra for my double D's with no luck. The straps are either to tight, the back too short, or they do not fit inside the cup the way they are supposed to......
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Old 04-02-2017, 09:43 PM
 
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I prefer the ones at Victoria's secret. They have a variety of styles of you to try on and the sizing is fairly consistent regardless of style.
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Old 04-02-2017, 10:24 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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I have spent most of my life trying to find the correct bra for my double D's with no luck. The straps are either to tight, the back too short, or they do not fit inside the cup the way they are supposed to......
All of that means you were wearing the wrong size. You need a smaller band and bigger cup. You are probably larger than a DD in your proper size.
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