Pour Moi? Provence Basque

Pour Moi? Provence Basque 8F

30F, Black, Lingerie, Lingerie Review, Pour Moi?
Pour Moi? Provence Basque

Pour Moi? Provence Basque

This basque from Pour Moi? is gorgeous. I am always a fan of lace-ups, and the black satin lace up feature at the back really makes this piece. It does up with a 12 hook fastening which can be fiddly – the lace-up is purely for show – but totally worth the effort and you’ll not be in a hurry to remove it!

Designed with lightly padded half cups that are partially sheer, it is embroidered with a floral pattern and comes with detachable suspenders. It’s rather short in length but stops at a nice spot on the stomach, with the lace-up at the back being able to be adjusted if you want it be more form-fitting or loose.

Pour Moi? Provence Basque

Pour Moi? Provence Basque

While I’m normally a fan of cleavagey styles that really push the girls up and in, the cups on this style have the breasts sit in a more natural position, as you can see from the above photo. I bought the 8F and find that it can cut in a little where the sheer material begins, so could have gone up a cup size. It’s not quite as va-va-voom as I’d like in terms of cleavage and a side profile, but the gorgeous style and pattern is enough to make me forgive that.

The matching underwear is also lovely – a very flattering G-string with a plain black back and matching silver floral pattern on the front with lace-up details on either sides of the hips.

The Pour Moi? Provence basque can be found online through select sites including Ebay, although you’ll need to go searching as it’s sold out in most places!

Pour Moi? Provence Basque

Pour Moi? Provence Basque

Pour Moi? Provence Basque

Pour Moi? Provence Basque

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Pleasure State Penelope Jane

Pleasure State Penelope Jane Control Balconette Bra 30F Review

30F, Black, Bra, Lingerie, Pleasure State

Worth every cent! This bra is that winning combination of sexy, comfy and supportive.

Pleasure State Penelope Jane

Pleasure State Penelope Jane

The Penelope Jane is all over black satin with a floral crystal lace overlay on the cups that gives it a very pretty shine. It also has the signature Pleasure State crystal buckles and a few other bits of sparkle that catch the eye.

The bra provides more cleavage than I expected after looking at photos of the set (compare the difference of the fit on me to the model pictured here). My only issue though is that the gore comes up a bit high and wide on me so doesn’t provide the perfect separation and shape. This could be due to the fact that it’s a 30 back, whereas I should be in a 28. The cup size (F) is a good fit for me, though. It looks good under a tight shirt and gives great shape, uplift and support – in part due to the firmness of the band and it also has wide wings.

You can buy the Penelope Jane set here. It also comes in a pastel blue colour, and white with salmon coloured lace inserts.

Pleasure State Penelope Jane

Pleasure State Penelope Jane

Pour Moi? Half Cup Bra

Review: Pour Moi Addicted Half Cup Bra 30F

Lingerie Review
Pour Moi Addicted Red

Pour Moi Addicted Red

I am addicted to the way this set photographs – so beautifully because it IS so beautiful! I own this set in both black and red and bought different styles of underwear for each. Let’s start with the bra, though.

The half cup bra has double straps that are so much prettier to look at than the traditional one strap but unfortunately don’t provide much support. It also means that the straps can only adjust so far. The cups are made of semi-sheer floral lace lined with soft material so they’re not scratchy at all. The band is 3 hooks wide, and while it is thick,

I wouldn’t wear this as an everyday bra as it isn’t very comfortable – I find that the cups go back further than necessary and dig in under my arms. This could also be due to the fact that the band is bigger than I need, though. I don’t find the shape of the bra all that flattering – from the side, my boobs appear much flatter, and there is absolutely no cleavage to speak of, however the double bra straps look very sexy exposed. I do like the tassel rather than the usual bow that adorns the gore, too.

Pour Moi Addicted

Pour Moi Addicted

Pour Moi Addicted

Pour Moi Addicted

Both the G-String and the strappy brief are absolutely gorgeous! I bought both pairs in a size 8 and they were a good fit. I chose the strappy brief for the black set, however as you can see from the photo here, I wouldn’t really call it a brief – it’s more of a G-String and it will ride up your butt. It is comfy though, as long as you aren’t wanting modest butt coverage. The double straps are sexy and can be worn high or low. The briefs are made of completely sheer mesh material with a cotton gusset, and they have a lace accent that runs around the top and stops the briefs from looking like they are cutting in on the hips. There’s another cute tassel in the centre at the front and one on the double straps at the back of the undies.

Pour Moi Addicted bra red gstringThe G-String undies are teeeeny tiny but oh-so hot! As you can see by the model’s photoshopped bits, not much is left to the imagination, but I feel very sexy in these undies and the cut and style is pretty unique. Because of the style, they do come up quite a bit higher than the briefs do – I tend to prefer lower riding undies. This G couldn’t be worn with a pair of hipster jeans, though, without popping out. Although it looks pretty flimsy, it’s high quality material.

The back of the G-String has a really pretty 3 strap design instead of the usual triangle of material which looks really great when wearing the suspender belt – and without. The suspender belt has 2 hooks and is adjustable. The front of it is gorgeous, with three straps running horizontally across separating the lace section and a tassel front and centre.

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Pour Moi Addicted

Pour Moi Addicted

The one feature that I didn’t like of this set was the oddly placed butt tassel. I tried it on, and was genuinely concerned that it had been sewn in the wrong place. It made me feel like I had a tail! Apparently it wasn’t a mistake, according to the image below – simple fix, though, I just cut it right off. I had intended to sew it front and center on the G but never quite got around to it – seems a much more logical spot for it!

You can shop the Pour Moi? Addicted collection here.