I don’t know if you remember my obsession for nude/sheer lingerie last year? Well, it only stopped to become stronger. The first time I saw the Scantilly Knock Out at Curve last year, I was head over heels. My first impression was that it had one badass look to it, also it looked fairly wearable and very FOB friendly. But I was also concerned about the shade of this beige mesh. Although I usually get away with “nude” colorways if they are lightly caramelized, I thought I might look like wearing a pale foundation in this set.
I think if it was just a little bit more transparent it could fit more carnations but well, at the end of the day it doesn’t look too bad on me, does it? 😀 I wish Scantilly could make this set in different shades!
I originally bought the bra in a 30GG but it was way too big even for my bigger breast so I exchanged it for a 30G (Brastop is incredibly efficient! I do recommend shopping with them, especially if you live in North America!). I think also because it was too big, the pale foundation effect was too present. But when I finally got my 30G bra, it was way better, in both shape, and the effect on my breasts. Weirdly the band also felt tighter, which was great because this bra was my first Scantilly try and I was under the impression that their bands ran pretty big. With the new one, the band is a comfy 30band.
This bra is very generous in the cup. I can only wear a 30G in Love Claudette and Gossard bras and I usually wear a 30H in Curvy Kate bras. I think it would be best for even breasts. Mines fill the sides and bottom of the cup but for a “perfect fit” I would need to be more full on top. The bra (and the whole set) has a lot of stretch and it is very comfy. I am surprised how wearable this bra is for me as I don’t get along with plunges most of the time.
The wires are rather wide, but they are very good for my own roots. I think you need to be even or at least full on the side to fill this bra properly. As you can see, even if I fill it, there are still some wrinkles on the upper part of the cup sides.
The gore tacks nicely and doesn’t hurt. I really like low gores but I think I particularly like this one because of the cutouts and the rose gold ring that makes it look very classy without any compromise on the support.
Overall I like wearing this bra, it is secure and comfortable. The additional strap that goes around the neck is fully adjustable just like the other ones. It is very light and doesn’t feel like a halter neck. It is just an aesthetic detail.
About the coordinates, I bought both of them in a size Small and it is perfect for me. The thong is very nice, I like that it sits high enough on my hips. It is very transparent and I’d say it does not leave so much space for pubic hair (well, except if you don’t mind).
The back of the thong looks simple but I like it as well because the contrast between the skin and the trims is everything. I think some of you might prefer the high waisted brief but I thought my tiny hips wouldn’t look so well in that brief.
About the suspender belt, as you can see it is super cool. I am crazy about the fact that it can be attached to the thong (or brief). The whole set looks almost like a bodysuit because of that. This is seriously a great idea. However, I wonder if I am too tall or something because I have to wear the suspender’s straps at the maximum length and weirdly enough it still can’t stay high enough on my waist. I am not saying the set doesn’t look good but if you pay attention the straps that attaches the suspender to the brief is too long so even if I try to make it as short as possible I have to hide it behind the mesh. If the suspender could be worn longer, I would be able to wear it higher and so the strap could sit flat against my belly. I will probably sew it to make it shorter.
Apart from these aspects the whole set does its job very well and I am glad I bought it. It makes me feel somehow like Xena the warrior princess. Don’t ask me why. It is just my feeling, but it might be the rings…
I got the bra on Brastop with a 13% off code if I remember well and the thong and suspender on Fligleaves with a 15% off code. I like these two websites because the shipping is very affordable. I think Belle-lingerie UK, Figleaves and Brastop have the best shipping rate to Canada. Brastop is very very efficient. When I had to send back my 30GG I just had to call them in order to reserve a smaller bra to avoid any deception or additional shipping cost. Everything went smooth so far.
I am sorry I am not very present, my life is getting so overwhelming… I am currently exhausted. But I read your comments and will try my best to answer more often.