Review: Panache Sophie Support Bra

So, over the summer while I was in bra-buying heaven, I decided I wanted a sleep bra. I didn’t really need one, but I would occasionally wake up with sore shoulders, or a boob in my armpit, and I thought maybe a sleep bra would be a good investment. Luckily, at the same time, the Sophie Support bra also cropped up on eBay for only around $25, so I snatched it up!

Unfortunately the closest thing they had to my size was a 30J, but since I was just getting it as a sleep bra, I wasn’t too worried about it not being a quite-right fit!

sophie support front

The bra is wireless, made of a solid pink fabric with a white mesh/lace overlay. It’s very pretty, and fastens with 3 hooks in the back. It’s extremely comfortable, but overall isn’t a good fit. The center gore doesn’t lay flat, though due to the wireless design I’m not sure it would on anyone. I have to fasten it on the tightest of many rows of hooks (I don’t have the bra with me, as I’m at my parent’s on winter break, but I think it was 5 rows?), and the edges of the cups wrap around almost all the way to my back. The front of the cups are a good fit, but there is obviously a lot of empty fabric on the sides.

sophie support profile

The shape from the side definitely leaves something to be desired! It’s basically just my natural shape, which is alright, and I still wear this bra out of the house sometimes, but it’s not my preferred shape – emphasized and round!

sophie support three quarters

Overall, I don’t have a lot to say about Sophie. She’s definitely beautiful, and if I were someone who hated underwired bras, I’d probably be happy with her. She does a great job of what I bought her for – to keep my bosoms from catching on things in my sleep – but she’s not really supportive enough to enter the daily bra rotation. I would say that Sophie is to me what those cheap Target sports bras are to girls with smaller chests – a bra for days where I’m too lazy to put on a real bra.

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