Monday, 23 July 2012

BiuBiu "Amargos" Review



I ordered this lovely BiuBiu top over a month ago and somehow neglected to write a review. This is the 36BB/BBB.


I love the pattern of this top. It’s somewhat unusual but not quite as out-there as some of the BiuBiu patterns (as Fuller Figure FullerBust points out here).

The fit definitely runs a little smaller than most of the BiuBiu tops. I’m actually okay with this because I feel the Amargos is well suited to being a little tighter and sexier. It’s low-cut in the front, which worried me at first because I don’t like showing cleavage. But it works well with my Thea plunge bra (second to last bra in this post), which doesn’t show too much cleavage. I still wouldn’t wear it to a babysitting job, a church picnic, or a luncheon with my senator, but I think it’s fine for most other casual situations.

Due to the tightness, it does ride up a bit when I move around, not to the point where I have to constantly readjust, but to the point where I’d probably be annoyed if I was still living in Edinburgh and walking four miles a day just to get around.

My favorite thing about the Amargos is the back detail.


Isn’t that cute? A little mini V-neck in the back!

The more I wear BiuBiu tops the more I do like them and the more I see their value as a clothing company. I used to think that there was really no difference between their clothes and the high street, other than the tailored shirts, because I never struggled to find clothes that fit me in normal stores. But every time I wear something from BiuBiu, I get so many compliments that it sends me right back to their website to see what else they have to offer. I guess maybe others can see the crucial differences in fit where I wasn’t able to. But I’m definitely starting to appreciate it now. 

10 comments:

  1. This looks lovely on you =)I am tempted to order for myself. I always find tops tend to bag around my waist and too tight over the bust. This seems like a perfect cure!

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  2. This looks great on you (you have a lovely figure)!

    I just got this top too, I really like it! The material has an interesting texture.

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  3. The side profile is a amazing on you! Is it as purple as it looks in the side profile photo?

    BTW- the link to the Thea post isn't there.:)

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    1. Oooh, thanks for noticing that! Could have sworn I'd put the link in, but maybe I didn't click "okay". I'll fix that when I'm home.

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  4. Nice to see how that top looks on you, I'm struggling with how low it is, maybe I need to invest in a Thea!

    http://spacelib.wordpress.com/2012/05/13/biubiu-a-review-of-summer-tops/

    Maybe it's just as well you don't still live in Edinburgh, would have been funny if we'd met both wearing the same top

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  5. I recently bought this top and it is gorgeous. Unfortunately, it wasn't available in a 42BBB so I bought it in the 40BBB instead. It is too tight for comfort, but I really love it. I only went up to a 42 because of my thyroid and now that my thyroid is working well again, I am losing weight. However, the problem is that I won't be a true size 40 for another few months, at which point the summer will be over. So I don't know whether to keep it or send it back. It is utterly beautiful, so it is very hard to know what to do!!

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  6. This is actually the only top I've considered out of this summer collection. I love the back detail, but I'm not sure if I have a bra low enough to wear it with. Maybe the Harmony?

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  7. Thanks for the informative blog! I'll have to check some of these clothing sites out.

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  8. Since I follow your site because I like your no nonsense style, common sense approach and honesty I am going to try this company myself.
    Susan

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