Bra solutions for hard-to-wear-dresses
Prom and wedding season is coming, and finding a practical bra you can wear without a stray strap or cup showing can be a challenge. Here are our top picks for even the most complicated dresses (and breasts!):
For Strapless and Asymmetrical Dresses
A-D cups: Tom Strapless Bra
The Tom Strapless Bra by Marie Jo is a perfect summer staple. Wear it strapless, halter, regular or racerback. This t-shirt bra is designed to create a natural, round silhouette. The soft microfiber cups look smooth and invisible under any garment. Tom Strapless is comfortable, seamless and stylish.
DD+ cups: Red Carpet Strapless Bra
The Red Carpet Strapless Bra is comfortable enough for every day. Wear this t-shirt bra strapless, halter or racerback style. The seamless foam cups hide a silicone strip that ensures your bra stays in place. This versatile Wacoal bestseller is perfect for your summer wardrobe.
For Plunge and Halter Necklines
A-D cups: Andora Multiway Bra
The Andora 3D Plunge Bra by Simone Perele features with elegant embroidery and guipure lace. This comfortable and lightweight t-shirt bra creates a smooth rounded shape—it’s seamless and invisible under clothing. Wear the straps regular, halter or racerback style.
DD+ cups: Allure Plunge Bra
The Allure 4-Part Plunge Bra by Chantelle is the perfect balance between style, support, and comfort. The semi-sheer lace cups plunge low in the centre. Allure features flat seams and a J-hook at the back for a convertible racerback style and extra support.
For Sheer and Backless Dresses
A-D cups: Feather-Lite Backless Bra
The Feather-Lite Bra by NuBra is seamless and lightweight. This backless bra is invisible under even the most delicate fabrics. NuBra is skin-friendly, with reusable adhesive and a front closure for cleavage control. Wear sheer or backless pieces with confidence in Feather-Lite.
DD+ cups: Adhesive Body Bra
The Adhesive Body Bra by Fashion Essentials is soft, flexible, moisture-wicking and light as a feather. It gently adheres to your skin, supporting you securely and invisibly. The Adhesive Body Bra is available in A/B and C/D cups, however you can use two per breast for DD+ cups, one underneath the breast and another on the side or top.
Shapewear and Essentials
Fashion Essentials’ Body Tape securely holds clothing in place. Use it to hold necklines, halters, bikini tops, gaping blouses and more. It’s also great for emergency seam and hemline repair. Body Tape is safe for the skin—it’s made with hypo-allergenic 3M Medical grade adhesive!
Spanx offers a variety of shapewear options. All Spanx pieces feature shaping support that targets the lower stomach. The fine-gauge microfibre provides breathability for comfortable control. Shapewear options include supportive briefs, shorts, high-waist shapers, and bodysuits.
Need strapless and convertible bras for dress season? Come to Diane’s Lingerie for a custom fitting. Our bra experts will help you find the perfect piece to wear underneath!
Dress images courtesy of Rent the Runway.com