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: Balconette also often referenced as a demi cup bra. However, the
balconette typically has a little less coverage then a demi cup bra. A
true balconette cup will be cut horizontally just above the bust line and
give ones breast the look of fullness and uplift. A balconette cup often
has some padding to enhance bust size appearance. Here is an interesting
piece of history for the term. The name balconette originated because men
in the balcony of a theater had been looking down upon women (trying to
catch a sneak peak). A balconette bra could not be seen as easily from
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