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Nikolai_S

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strapless binder?
« on: May 05, 2011, 08:11:57 pm »
I just noticed this binder from Love Boat: http://www.lesloveboat.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=199

If it bound well, it would be amazing. I always get paranoid about my neckline slipping so my binder becomes visible, or of the straps being obvious under thin shirts. There's only one review though. Has anyone here tried it, or heard anything about it? I'm worried mostly about its binding strength, and if it's prone to slipping.

Alternatively, does anyone know of other strapless binders?

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Re: strapless binder?
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2011, 01:02:48 am »
I thought about getting it too. I found this on youtube. He reviews it.


He also has plenty other reviews too if you wanted to check those out.
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2011, 03:23:06 pm »
So I really REALLY love the idea of a strapless binder however these would be my concerns:
I have a large chest (DD) and so I'm worried it would push them to the center and give me the uniboob thing.
Also I always worry about velcro binders saying closed with someone who is large chested such as myself.
Lastly I wonder if it would be able to hold everything in.

Other than that I really love the idea of it though because I have these huge hips and so it would make things a lot easier with binding. Also from what I can tell you wouldn't have to worry about it digging into your ribs or stomach with rolling like some other binders have and it seems like mobility would be much improved. I donno how big you are but those are my thoughts. I wish there were more reviews because I really REALLY wanna know if this is a good binder. :D

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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2011, 05:12:25 pm »
Hmm... I'm not sure. He says his measurements are 33/36, but mine are 30/34 (34B, I think?) and I get almost that much compression with a sports bra. It looked fairly obvious to me when the shirt was tighter, especially with the strap on the side... seems like a thick material. Then again... I think most of my measurement may just be my ribcage, the moobs themselves are small. I'm just really obsessive, if I can push my chest any flatter with my hands I feel like it's not flat enough.

I think you'd need a review of the large size to figure out how it works for bigger sizes. It's possible they've kept that in mind and have made it wider as well as longer, to cover more.

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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2011, 05:26:07 pm »
I'm so tempted to buy one so I can do a review but I donno if I wanna toss that much cash around. Then again it seems like it could be so awesome. I wish they showed their product on something other than those teeny tiny boys. Don't get me wrong they're really cute but it doesn't look like they have much to bind to begin with.

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« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2011, 08:58:10 pm »
Hmmm it has my attention but $40 just for the binder plus shipping? I can get 3 from underworks for about $80 and that includes shipping so I dunno. If anyone happens to get it I'd love to hear a review as much as it is more than underworks it would be worth the cash difference if it works really well.

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Re: strapless binder?
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2011, 05:57:59 pm »
hi guys
i was looking at that binder but i dont like the way you can see it through a tight shirt, i really want somethin skin colour that binds just your chest without straps so i can wear tank tops like max wears from the L Word
do you guys think this would be any good
http://cgi.ebay.com/Expand-A-Band-Beige-Chest-Binders-/230598320750?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item7b67f2f588#ht_2009wt_905

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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2011, 06:04:43 pm »
Guys just throwing it out there that for the smaller guys you might be able to use a waste weight loss band. My mom picked one up from Ross for around $6 and it looks like the same as that binder. It is long enough but is not wide enough for the bigger guys. At work but I'll link what I'm talking about when I get home. Might be worth trying since it's less than 10 to try.

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« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2011, 06:06:09 pm »
that sounds really cool :) thanks dude! yeah please link

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« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2011, 06:38:18 pm »
hi guys
i was looking at that binder but i dont like the way you can see it through a tight shirt, i really want somethin skin colour that binds just your chest without straps so i can wear tank tops like max wears from the L Word
do you guys think this would be any good
http://cgi.ebay.com/Expand-A-Band-Beige-Chest-Binders-/230598320750?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item7b67f2f588#ht_2009wt_905

If anyone tries this, please let me know.  It looks suspiciously similar to ace bandage material, and if it is I can't imagine wanting to wear it regularly.
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« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2011, 01:53:11 am »
that sounds really cool :) thanks dude! yeah please link

I couldn't find the exact one but here's one that's basically the same idea. Not sure I quite understand the magnet thing and why they have them but they do have other brands without them. I tried my moms on and it seems like it will work for me one I lose a little chest fat. At the moment it gives me the weird "armpit boobs" because it isn't wide enough.
 
http://www.amazon.com/Everlast-Slimmer-Belt-with-Magnets/dp/B00091RY90/ref=sr_1_5?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1304920204&sr=1-5

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« Reply #11 on: May 10, 2011, 11:58:56 am »
http://www.argos.ie/static/Product/partNumber/9003929/Trail/searchtext%3ESLIMMING+BELT.htm

i got one of these yesterday and it does the job! its hard to put on but when its on it stays on, its hard to pull tight though cuz theres crazy amount of grip on it! the velco strap sometimes rubs off your skin if its not on properly!
it looks the exact same as the strapless binder off love boat so id use somethin like this rather than spend $30 on the one of loveboat

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Re: strapless binder?
« Reply #12 on: May 10, 2011, 05:08:03 pm »
The only thing about strapless binders is that they tend to slip down a lot, like wearing ace bandages.
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« Reply #13 on: May 11, 2011, 12:41:36 am »
Here's another "strapless" binder.  I must say I like the idea of these strapless binders.  With warmer weather upon us, it will make wearing tanks and wife beaters an option.  YAY!!

http://www.whizpacker.com/Binders.html

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« Reply #14 on: May 11, 2011, 05:09:17 pm »
The only thing about strapless binders is that they tend to slip down a lot, like wearing ace bandages.


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« Reply #15 on: May 11, 2011, 05:47:51 pm »
I just had a thought....
Couldn't wearing your regular binder upside give the same effect as a strapless binder?  At least to test and see how well it works (or doesn't work).


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« Reply #16 on: May 12, 2011, 06:05:49 pm »
i don't think i have a single binder that could be worn upside down  ???

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Re: strapless binder?
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2011, 09:40:28 am »

I couldn't find the exact one but here's one that's basically the same idea. Not sure I quite understand the magnet thing and why they have them but they do have other brands without them. I tried my moms on and it seems like it will work for me one I lose a little chest fat. At the moment it gives me the weird "armpit boobs" because it isn't wide enough.
 
http://www.amazon.com/Everlast-Slimmer-Belt-with-Magnets/dp/B00091RY90/ref=sr_1_5?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1304920204&sr=1-5

Just had to say a big thank you for suggesting this. Found one on ebay for £3.55 (including postage!); yes it's hard to get on but it binds better than the tri-top ever did! Doesn't cut in, doesn't slip, and doesn't show under a shirt - well, it would with one white shirt since it's bright blue, but can't have everything..


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« Reply #18 on: May 13, 2011, 04:55:58 pm »
Glad I could help  ;D

Emil- I think he meant like (if you pull them over your head) pulling it down and putting your arms through where your head would normally be at and have the arms just hang. The issue I found with doing that is that the head opening isn't large enough so it digs in and stretches out making it less effective later on. It is a good idea though and one worth trying if it works for you.

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