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Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra
Best Seller! Up to G Cup

4.5

85122

$62.00

Description & Details

Need help closing the buttons on your favorite blouse? Try our Elegance Hidden Underwire Bra Minimizer; it helps to reduce your bust line up to one inch.

  • Underwire minimizer bra
  • Amazing lift, shaping, and support
  • Gorgeous floral embroidery floats along neckline
  • French darts assists to minimize
  • Low center
  • Adjustable rigid straps for support

Reviews

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Wacoal Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra
 
4.5

(based on 32 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good coverage (31)
  • Comfortable fit (30)
  • Good support (29)
  • Figure-flattering (27)
  • Comfortable material (26)

Cons

  • Weak seams (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (31)
  • Office (21)
  • Going out (20)
  • T-shirts (15)
    • Cup Fit:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (30 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Band Size:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Comfort-oriented (28), Practical (26), Conservative (17), Stylish (15), Sexy (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (30)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I LOVE this bra!!!!

I am a huge fan of Wacoal. I've tried most brands that make my size, and Wacoal is tops in comfort and quality. My two favorite bras are the "Hidden...Read complete review

I am a huge fan of Wacoal. I've tried most brands that make my size, and Wacoal is tops in comfort and quality. My two favorite bras are the "Hidden Elegance" and the "Bodysuede® Ultra Full Figure Seamless Underwire Bra (85814)". Unfortunately, even though these two models have been best sellers since they were created, Wacoal decided to phase them out. I inquired about it and found that stores were more interested in "newness", so they didn't want the tried and true - and loved - anymore. There was such an outcry from loyal customers that Wacoal decided to keep our favorite bras around. Yes, Wacoal, do listen to your customers. Women tend to like new and trendy when it comes to outerwear, but when we find bras that we love - we keep buying them - for years. Please Wacoal, don't discontinue our favorites, and don't change them. There is a reason we keep buying them. If anything, it would be nice to see more colors from our favorites, not fewer choices. If you want newness, try making our favorites in new colors.
Ladies, if you have a large bust, this bra is a wonderful choice. It is very supportive, but does not flatten you out. One thing I don't like about most minimizers is that they tend to make me look like a linebacker. My chest is large, the extra flesh has got to go somewhere - it is not going to disappear. This bra does not smoosh me into a monoboob. This bra is also so comfortable that I wear it to sleep. The wires don't poke me. If you like this bra, give the Bodysuede Ultra a try, too. I find that the Bodysuede Ultra gives me a better shape for daytime, but I prefer the firm support of the Hidden Elegance for bedtime use. Both bras are very supportive and give a beautiful shape.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Happy & Discouraged

Service and delivery is great, quick and easy. This is the only bra that I have purchased and worn for many years, it's the only one that fit's and works for me, especially...Read complete review

Service and delivery is great, quick and easy. This is the only bra that I have purchased and worn for many years, it's the only one that fit's and works for me, especially being a "G" cup. I have been fitted numerous times over the past 10 - 15 years at many private as well as several well known high end department stores, only to spend hundreds of dollars on bras that end up sitting in my drawer. I really love this bra except for two things; first the price is a bit much, especially for working two jobs and still being at a somewhat lower income level. I feel very lucky if I'm able to get two new bras per year . . . I know, right. Secondly, I consistently have major issues with the wires eventually poking through. I hand wash my bras and let them air dry but I feel there is some type of flaw or weakness in the making or sewing when it comes to keeping the wires from poking through. It has happened several times in the front in the cleavage area but the majority of the time it's on either side up towards the armpit area. I've also had several of these bras where the wire itself can move anywhere from a half inch up to an inch in the enclosed area holding the wire. So with that being said, I am stuck between a rock and a hard place. I would love to hear back from Wacoal on the above mentioned issues and I would also be willing to be used as a "model" so to speak for getting a comfortable, proper fitting bra at a halfway decent price. Yes I would recommend this bra but with caution.

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5.0

The best bra that I have ever worn

By Sherry the OR nurse

from Connecticut

About Me Comfort-oriented, Conservative, High-end shopper, Practical, Sexy, Stylish

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Available In G Cup
  • Comfortable Fit
  • Comfortable Material
  • Figure-Flattering
  • Good Coverage
  • Good Support
  • Pretty

Cons

  • Not enough color choices

Best Uses

  • Everyday
  • Going Out
  • Office
  • T-Shirts

Comments about Wacoal Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra:

This is my "go-to" bra for any occasion. The fit is so flattering for me as a full busted woman. I wish that it came in more colors.

  • Cup Fit:
  • Feels true to size
  • Band Size:
  • Feels true to size
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

I would buy this product again and again

By Audrey

from Michigan

About Me Comfort-oriented, High-end shopper, Practical, Sexy, Stylish

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable Fit
  • Comfortable Material
  • Figure-Flattering
  • Good Coverage
  • Good Support
  • Pretty

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Office
    • T-Shirts

    Comments about Wacoal Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra:

    Prompt Service

    • Cup Fit:
    • Feels true to size
    • Band Size:
    • Feels true to size
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Wacoal Elegance Hidden underwire Minimiz

    By basketmaker

    from Michigan

    About Me Comfort-oriented, Conservative, High-end shopper

    Pros

    • Comfortable Fit
    • Comfortable Material
    • Figure-Flattering
    • Good Coverage
    • Good Support
    • Pretty
    • Wears Very Well

    Cons

    • none

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Good Anytime
    • Office
    • T-Shirts

    Comments about Wacoal Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra:

    I love this bra. I need maximum support and have worn this bra only for the last 20 years or more. Very figure flattering, comfortable, and washes and wears exceptionaly well.

    • Cup Fit:
    • Feels true to size
    • Band Size:
    • Feels true to size
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    The Perfect Fit

    By The Diva

    from Ohio

    About Me Comfort-oriented, Need good support, Practical, Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable Fit
    • Comfortable Material
    • Figure-Flattering
    • Good Coverage
    • Good Support

    Cons

    • Can't Buy At Retail Store
    • Prefer Smoother Look
    • Prefer Smooth Finish

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Office
    • T-Shirts

    Comments about Wacoal Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra:

    OPRAH rated this bra as excellent about 8 yrs ago and I started wearing them. They are an excellent fit especially for large busted women like me! Used to be able to buy them from a department store. Now I have to go on-line or call to order. Would like to see a 2nd choice made of the same bra using a solid material instead of a lace look. Love the fit.

    • Cup Fit:
    • Feels true to size
    • Band Size:
    • Feels true to size
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    great support

    By seinfeld nut

    from new york

    About Me Comfort-oriented, Conservative, Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable Fit
    • Comfortable Material
    • Figure-Flattering
    • Good Coverage
    • Good Support
    • LOVE THIS BRA
    • Pretty

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Wacoal Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra:

      best support, i am a full heavy busted woman this bra supports and looks great.

      • Cup Fit:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Wacoal 85122

      By None

      from Northern California

      About Me Comfort-oriented, Conservative, Invest In Quality, Practical

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable Fit
      • Comfortable Material
      • Good Support
      • Pretty
      • Well Madewill Last

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Office

        Comments about Wacoal Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra:

        None

        • Cup Fit:
        • Feels true to size
        • Band Size:
        • Feels true to size
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great comfort & support!

        By ChristineB

        from St. Joseph, MO

        About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Fit
        • Comfortable Material
        • Figure-Flattering
        • Good Coverage
        • Good Support

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Office
          • T-Shirts

          Comments about Wacoal Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra:

          I've been wearing this style for 10+ years and recently tried on some other styles but returned to this one. For me, it has the best fit, support, look and comfort. It's also quite durable. Thank you Wacoal!

          • Cup Fit:
          • Feels true to size
          • Band Size:
          • Feels true to size
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          The best bra ever

          By Diana B

          from Bartlett, IL

          About Me Comfort-oriented, High-end shopper, Stylish

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Fit
          • Comfortable Material
          • Figure-Flattering
          • Good Coverage
          • Good Support
          • Pretty

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Office
            • T-Shirts

            Comments about Wacoal Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra:

            This is the best bra I've ever owned. It's comfortable, and extremely flattering. It shapes well, and makes it possible for me to wear clothes that wouldn't fit me otherwise. The minimizer takes off about 2 inches and has great support. I don't mind ordering online, but I wish more stores in my area would carry it.

            • Cup Fit:
            • Feels true to size
            • Band Size:
            • Feels true to size
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Wonderful bra

            By working mom

            from NYC,NY

            About Me Comfort-oriented, Conservative, High-end shopper, Practical, Sexy, Stylish

            Pros

            • Comfortable Fit
            • Comfortable Material
            • Figure-Flattering
            • Good Coverage
            • Good Support
            • Pretty

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Office

              Comments about Wacoal Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra:

              I have had Wacoal bras over the years and occassionally fall prey to sexy marketing of other brands. However, they never live up to the hype.

              So about three weeks ago I bought three Wacoal minimizers
              -Slimlime
              -Elegance
              -Simple

              Simple shaping is the best value and great for everyday and under teeshirts (no lines) it provides great support, I have very heavy breasts, and is very flattering without weird cone or torpedo shapes. It is much more comfortable than the slimline although I don't know why-but the slimline just kills after a few hours. The elegance is also very good and very pretty, but will show lines under clothes. I would recommend the simple shape and the elegance.

              • Cup Fit:
              • Feels true to size
              • Band Size:
              • Feels true to size
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I LOVE this bra!!!!

              By jessicanyc

              from New York, New York

              About Me Comfort-oriented, High-end shopper, Practical, Sexy, Stylish

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Comfortable Fit
              • Comfortable Material
              • Figure-Flattering
              • Good Coverage
              • Good Support
              • Long lasting
              • Pretty
              • Sexy
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • I Sleep In This Bra
                • Office
                • T-Shirts

                Comments about Wacoal Elegance Hidden Underwire Minimizer Bra:

                I am a huge fan of Wacoal. I've tried most brands that make my size, and Wacoal is tops in comfort and quality. My two favorite bras are the "Hidden Elegance" and the "Bodysuede® Ultra Full Figure Seamless Underwire Bra (85814)". Unfortunately, even though these two models have been best sellers since they were created, Wacoal decided to phase them out. I inquired about it and found that stores were more interested in "newness", so they didn't want the tried and true - and loved - anymore. There was such an outcry from loyal customers that Wacoal decided to keep our favorite bras around. Yes, Wacoal, do listen to your customers. Women tend to like new and trendy when it comes to outerwear, but when we find bras that we love - we keep buying them - for years. Please Wacoal, don't discontinue our favorites, and don't change them. There is a reason we keep buying them. If anything, it would be nice to see more colors from our favorites, not fewer choices. If you want newness, try making our favorites in new colors.
                Ladies, if you have a large bust, this bra is a wonderful choice. It is very supportive, but does not flatten you out. One thing I don't like about most minimizers is that they tend to make me look like a linebacker. My chest is large, the extra flesh has got to go somewhere - it is not going to disappear. This bra does not smoosh me into a monoboob. This bra is also so comfortable that I wear it to sleep. The wires don't poke me. If you like this bra, give the Bodysuede Ultra a try, too. I find that the Bodysuede Ultra gives me a better shape for daytime, but I prefer the firm support of the Hidden Elegance for bedtime use. Both bras are very supportive and give a beautiful shape.

                • Cup Fit:
                • Feels true to size
                • Band Size:
                • Feels true to size
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                Fabric Content & Care

                Fabric Content

                Back: 76% Nylon/ 24% Spandex/Elastane Bottom Cup and sides:100% Polyester Embroidery: 70% Rayon/ 30% Nylon

                Care

                • Hand wash warm
                • Wash colors separately
                • Use non-chlorine bleach only when needed
                • Hang to dry
                • Do not iron
                • Do not dry clean

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