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Demi Cup Bra
: a demi cup bra is also referenced as a half cup bra. Essentially, the
bra cups are approximately half the size of a full coverage bra cup.
Therefore, a demi cup bra has less breast coverage. The underwires of a
demi cup are usually shorter and more shallow. The fashion industry
typically cuts a demi cup to approximately 1 inch above the nipple point.
However, there is not a one hundred percent fixed rule for all
manufacturers. Most push-up bras are demi cups so that the wearer can show
more cleavage. The majority of demi cups are designed with a slight tilt
to push the breasts towards the center to present more cleavage. If a demi
creates a particularly straight line across your bust, it is often
referred to as a balconette. Because they create great cleavage and are
often designed to be seen, demi bras are very popular when in the mode to
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