Wacoal Sport Underwire Bra 855170 Reviews

83 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

84%Rated 5 stars

4%Rated 4 stars

4%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

8%Rated 1 stars

75 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 12/16/13
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:4 stars!

Thanks to Zappos' free shipping and returns, I am able to try on bras without having to drag my children to a dressing room and listen to them ask questions about my chest loud enough for everyone to hear. That being said, I ordered the Wacoal Sport Underwire bra and the Natori Sport Underwire bra so I can compare the two. The Wacoal won hands down. The cups are made with a thicker fabric that doesn't reveal how cold I feel. The straps are thick and wide and, dare I say it, comfy. Finally, the support provides a nice rounded profile, whereas the Natori made 'the girls' look a little depressed. I am returning both bras because the Wacoal does run a little bit smaller than the Natori and if I want to be able to breathe after eating Christmas cookies, my rib cage will need a little more wiggle room.

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8 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 8/27/12
Overall Rated:1 stars!
Comfort Rated:2 stars!
Style Rated:1 stars!

This one did not work for me.I am 40G and that means that I have heavy ones. After one week the metal hook in the started to bend until it broke. I will not recommend it if you are sized over 38D.

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March 20, 2012

Anonymous

from Owasso, OK

This bra is wonderful. I bought the first one for Tae Kwon Do but now wear these every day. It provides excellent support and is comfortable to wear. The bra shows under low neckline tops because it is cut high, but I prefer to switch shirts rather than wear another bra! My usual size is 32DDD and this was true to size.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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December 8, 2011

Anonymous

from Bergen, New Jersey

Great bra. I wear mine as an everyday bra, and love the support and contour. I do find the band size runs just a little small (perhaps because it's a sport bra). After several wearings, it's not really an issue.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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April 22, 2015

Maggie

from Portland, OR

This is a great sports bra. I have had one in white for a couple of years and finally needed to add one more. I am a 34 G and use this for jogging, zumba, jumping rope, etc. Really good support. Gave it 5 stars, even for style, but come on, there is no such thing as a stylish sports bra for the very large chested. I am just grateful that it works!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 16, 2012

Annalea R

from Oakland, California

I'm a loyal Wacoal customer and this sports bra is perfect. Comfortable even if snug and very supportive. My only small annoyance with it is that the middle comes up fairly high, so it easily can't be worn with lower cut tops.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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May 23, 2012

Anonymous

from SF Bay Area

Very comfortable, great support (I'm 34DD), and no uni-boob issues. I wear it under street clothes, too, although as others have noted it is cut pretty high in the front. I've worn mine on several 6-10 mile hikes this spring and it's been great - no chafing, rubbing, or slipping, and the wicking material kept me comfortable. I just got another in black I liked it so much. I only wish I could find a lower-cut bra this comfortable and supportive!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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May 10, 2012

Anonymous

from SO Cal

Love this bra! I tell all my friends to buy one...or two. A perfect fit. Very snug and comfortable. I just bought another to wear as my daily.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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March 29, 2012

Anonymous

from Manalapan, NJ

Absolutely love this bra, wear it to the gym and then the rest of the day.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 28, 2012

Anonymous

from Chevy Chase, MD

I run marathons and do 100 mile bike rides in this bra. It is a great fit and very comfortable for endurance sports.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 16, 2012

Kristie W

from Upland, CA

I love this bra, although it does seem to break down quickly. This is my 3rd one. The underwire seems to break after 3-4 months of wearing 4 times a week either running or crossfitting. Still my favorite and I'll keep ordering.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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November 21, 2014

Mary

from Silver Spring

This is a good bra, the rib cage measurement runs small. However, I am putting a tissue under the clasp that rubs against my back because it is itchy, especially when I move around, which is of course the point of this bra. ;-)

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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August 27, 2012

Anonymous

from United States

This one did not work for me.I am 40G and that means that I have heavy ones. After one week the metal hook in the started to bend until it broke. I will not recommend it if you are sized over 38D.

Brands I'd also recommend: freya sports bra

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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February 20, 2012

Anonymous

 

I ordered this bra in black after having the beige one and loving it. The black bra appears to be a full size smaller than the beige and the white ones I have ordered recently. :( because I love this bra for comfort fit and support

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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January 11, 2017

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Allie

from Seattle, WA

I ordered this bra after having breast surgery and I really liked it. It provides great support and although this style isn't glamorous, I still wear it on comfy days. I also wear it to the gym.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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January 3, 2017

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Anonymous

 

Most comfortable and supportive bra. Can also be worn as an every day bra, not just for working out.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 28, 2016

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Anonymous

from Boston, MA

Probably one of the best bras I have ever purchased. It is very comfortable and I like how it keeps my breasts apart. Some sports bras smush them together, I do not like that. Well worth the price

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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September 8, 2016

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KW

from Texas

Love this bra. I just wore it today for my zumba class and it definitely gave me good support. I should point out that the support is medium though. I wouldn't go running wearing this bra. It felt super comfortable even after sweating for one hour. Love the style. Major bonus, no uniboob.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 20, 2016

Leslie F

from Redondo Beach, CA

I have tried many different sports bras and the one has worked the best for me by far. I wear a 34E so it s a challenge to find one that can support me during high impact activities. This one gives great support for running without feeling like my breasts are smashed into my body. It is very comfortable and also keeps my breasts separate - no uniboob!

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Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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August 17, 2016

Jennifer

from Seattle

Agree with the other reviewers about the band - I'm normally a 38DD in regular bras and I went up to a 40DD in this and was glad I did. There's not much give in the band so the extra bit helps. The cups fit true to size though. Only gripe is that the nude truly looks like a grandma bra. The straps come into the center of the chest more than a regular bra, plus it's a high cut bra around the cleavage, so it's not remotely attractive. If you work out in tops that are are wide scoop neck, the bra might show.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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August 5, 2016

Cynthia S

from Bellingham, Washington

This is a really comfortable, supportive bra. It gapes just a little by the armpit area, but not enough to be noticeable. I'm really happy with it!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 1, 2016

Hydia

from Kentucky

Excellent product, by far the best I have ever purchased. Smooth with good contour.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 1, 2016

Era p

from St. Louis MO

Very comfortable and yet very securing.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 19, 2016

Amy

from MN

I bought this for working out/running, but not quite enough support for my liking. But, I have loved it for everyday, esp under t-shirts. At my age(50) I just want a bra that feels supportive for everyday. This has been great for that. I agree I wish it had more lining in front. I am a 34C in this bra for reference.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 29, 2016

Kalix

from Dallas

Outstanding daily bra. Advancing age, weight loss and a very unfortunate beach picture forced a reevaluation of old underwear. This Wacoal Sport Underwires very comfortable, enough to wear to bed. But it's not enough for hard bouncing--I think a bra with a larger back is needed to hold the softened girls in place for anything aerobic. Ordering another Wacoal today.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 5, 2016

Elvy S

from Monroe, NY

Wonderful comfortable bra. This bra actually gives good support and excellent separation even for such a large cup size. I wish a bra as good as this could be made without the underwire.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 15, 2016

Catherine

from Washington, DC

This bra is a variation on a Donna Karan classic which I have worn for years. The Donna Karan bra is no longer easily available and this is a great replacement. This is an excellent bra for larger sizes. Because the wires rise high in the middle, it provides excellent separation. Lift and bounce protection is pretty good too, though this is not a bounce-free bra. The hook strap adjustments have improved over the Donna Karan version and do not come apart. The contour is smooth under clothing. The Donna Karan bra was very high cut which is good because there is no "spillage" on top, but was hard to wear with low-cut tops. This bra is slightly lower cut but still relatively high. In some cases, there may be some spillage on top when you take a deep breath, although even in this respect it is better than most bras. I like that the wires are on the outside, there is no chafing. Make sure when you buy this bra, the band is very tight and snug at first. The band stretches fast, and you will quickly find yourself using the second or third row of back hooks. Overall excellent choice for everyday wear and sports for larger sizes.

Brands I'd also recommend: Donna Karan

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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