Have been buying the same berlei barely there bra for years. The quality has deteriorated. Even though I drip dry and use a lingerie bag to wash them the underwire has fallen out after only a few washes . Will be re thinking my next purchase
I have been very happy with bereli bras even buying them for other family members. However, after buying several bras model no: YYN7 sports bras, I have noticed they have become discolored & material near bra hooks is wearing thin, holes in material. Bras also get bad smell to them.
shocking bras that used to be good
I recently bought 4 barley there berlei bras, not only was the 16d on all 4 of them a hit and miss, two being smaller than the other 2.
basically they are now garbage, threw them in the bin, never had such ill fitting bras with such a high price tag.
noticed the made in Indonesia on the label, Im guessing they are made for pittance and a highly inflated price tag gets attached.
They used to be the best bras you could get, never buying again.
Only bra I wear
I have been wearing the Berlei Barley There Contour Bra for years and get them in a few colours (I'm a 10DD). They don't show under clothing and are very comfortable. I have to put them on the tightest clip at the time of purchase and a smaller size like an 8DD would be best. After about 6 months the fabric colour fades and they get fluffy under the armpits from wear but last a lot longer anyway. Last time they rubbed around the back strap but after about 2 washes it stopped.
I purchased a lift and shape mesh bra. After wearing 3 times and washing, in a bra bag, the cups stretched and it no longer provides the support I need for E cup breasts
Two bras lasted 3-4 months
Both bras are badly made. Wire broke and punctured my skin.other the strap cannot hold the fingers trying the latch your clasps and get weak and make a hole. They need to address the design
August 7th 2019 Update: Bad customer service
Take so long to reply to your message. Credit given of $40 when I spent $90 on two bras that did not even last 2 months. Really bad customer experience. Wires broke and pierced my skin other one back strap was weak
Wires poking out after only a few wears
I have been wearing Berlei bras for about 15 years and have always been happy with their quality and longevity. I bought some new ones last year and after only 3 months the wires have poked through the fabric and the sharp ends were sticking into me. I e-mailed them and they told me to take it back to the shop where I bought it with my receipt which unfortunately I no longer have. I'll never buy Berlei bras again.
Poor Customer Service
After only a few months one of my bras started falling apart so I emailed Berlei customer service, hoping they would replace it. Instead I was given a $30 credit but the bra costs $70 so it in now way covers a replacement. Won’t be buying from Berlei again!!!
Quality has definitely deteriorated
I've always worn the barely there bras for many years, I overlooked the last problem with the last three I bought ( wire poked through only after two or threes wears) and bought two more recently, the fit of the latest bras are slightly different (smaller) and the material is thinner so the support isn't there for a 16D bra. I will not be buying Berlei anymore and feel the price is not in line with the quality offered. Why would you change what was great to an inferior product! Many people I know are saying the same thing and I'm happy to discuss this further,
Do NOT buy from Berlei
Do not buy from this dodgy company! 2 months later I am still waiting on 2 bras I sent back for an exchange. I have called, emailed, called again, emailed again and have heard nothing! When I did get through it sounded like I was speaking with a 16 year old who had no idea what she was doing, I was told I was getting a refund... that was a month ago.
There are so many better brands out there with great customer service. Steer clear of this pathetic company.
Terrible service. Dont waste your money.
I bought two bras and two underwear almost a month or so ago, received the items, the two bras didnt fit. Filled out a return order not too long after receiving items to send the two bras back. Followed all the instructions - printed off the returns receipt and sent back to return address. I sent then an email a week later as returns email said it would take 3-5 days to get back to them, asked if they received them yet and wanted to make sure that everything was okay, didnt hear from them. Send them another wondering if I could get an update on...the process of my order, still nothing, by this time the first afterpay payment had been taken out, I waited a few more days, still nothing, sent them another email saying that this is absolutely ridiculous and how terrible this behaviour is. I still haven't heard anything back from them. Have now sent AfterPay an email to which they apologised for not being able to do anything but said that they also sent Berlei a nudge but I STILL haven't heard anything from them. What a waste of money towards an ignorant brand. I loved berlei for so long but because of this experience I regrettably will not be supporting this brand. Good luck to others. September 4th 2018 Update: Follow up from my last review. Follow up from my last review - They actually deleted my review on their website. They're hiding what people really think. If they cant do a good job and then wont accept someone saying so, then they shouldn't be in business. This is just absolutely appalling behaviour. Still haven't gotten a response or money back by the way...
- Verified customer
Worst online company ever
Purchased 2 bras, upon arrival 1 did not fit, got a return number from Berlei and prompty sent item back for a larger size. Almost 3 months later I have not received the replacement. All attempts to get in contact with this company have failed. They do not reply to case numbers or emails. I am out of pocket but they really don't care. Avoid at all costs. They were once a reputable company but now they have been taken over by Bonds they are beyond awful. This was the only bra brand I would ever purchase but now I will be finding a replacement that does not steal customers money. I will be forwarding matters to Australian consumer protection shortly. Out of the thousands of online purchases I have made, this is the worst!
Frustrated and braless
I don't even know where to start, and would very happily leave a 0 stars for both overall and customer service if possible.
I placed an order on 12 May (more than two months ago). Within minutes I realised I had written the wrong size so I emailed them several times, filled out the contact form several times and phoned them - after half an hour on hold I still had no reply. I got a very unhelpful email back 3 weeks later telling me to return it as they hadn't responded to any of the messages in time to sent the new size. Therefore I went thro...
- Verified customer
Online ordering is terrible
I can't get anyone to respond to my 5 queries since 20/4/2018, because I want to return one ill-fitting bra, and I bought underwear in 2/for deal, only received one pair. I will never order with them again. The service is the worst I have ever had.
Quality of Berlei has gone off
I agree with a similar review I read today, I am 67 and have "always" bought Berlei bras but the quality has gone off, are they only designed now to last about a year and no more? Mine are falling apart and I always wash them in a laundry bag. I need to buy more bras but now asking myself why pay more for a brand name if the quality is not there. I'm thinking of paying less, perhaps a Target brand or K-mart which should last about the same time for half the price. Disappointed as they are a comfortable bra but quality no longer there.
- Verified customer
Great bra, very bad service!!
Great bra, very bad service!!
Bra is great, comfortable and supportive for my competition boxing training. However, the process of getting the bra left me never wanting to order from Berlei online again. Firstly, I returned 2 bras for an exchange of size and followed their directions to use the parcel drop, which allowed me to rewrap it, enclose a printed slip, and then drop it off at a nearby, registered chemist. Weeks went by and I heard nothing. I had to chase Berlei up. Multiple times. Eventually they told me that they had never received...it and next time I should use Registered Post (and then 'informed' me of the advantages of using registered post). It was quite frustrating, but they eventually sent me 2 replacement bras. Maybe next time, I'll try eBay again.
Very comfortable bra ever! i used to have a shoulder and back pain but the first day i wear it i fel
i used to have a shoulder and back pain but the first day i wear it i felt light feeling of my back.I can tell the quality is very good.try it AND YOU will see it to yourself.It fits really well to me.
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Questions & Answers
Has anyone else had their order simply cancelled because apparently since the order was made all the stock has suddenly run out?
Has anyone experienced skin iritation with berlie minimiser bras?
Yes I am going insane with two I purchased in june! Itchy at the back all the time whie wearing it! Only relieves by not wearing it on a rare day off! Have worn this type of bra for 20 + years no problems! I paid 150 dollors for the two and am really suspect they may be made of something bad now?
I recently bought two Berlei strapless bra from Myer, i wore one but the moment i wore that i got really ichy and red where the silicon strips were, i tried it again one more time but it happen again. I told the lady who works at Myer what happened, she asked me to put baby powder before i wear it but i am scared to try it again. I still have receipt, am i allow to exchange to a different strapless bra? because i need to to wear it next week for an important event.
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