The summer season has arrived and brought with it the craze for off-shoulder dresses. Right from America's First Lady Mitchell Obama to your girl-next-door, everyone can be seen donning an off-shoulder outfit these days. Every big designer, like Prada, Gucci and Dolce and Gabbana, are all bringing in their spring collection with more and more off-the-shoulders dresses. With all this hullabaloo, it is now becoming almost a temptation very hard to resist. The harder part with these dresses is not buying them, rather being able to select the right pair of bra to go with it and then wearing it right. Here are some tips to help you out in the task. Go through the following lines and get tips on how to wear a bra with off-the-shoulder dresses.
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Wearing Bra With An Off Shoulder Dress
- For an off shoulder dress, the best bet would be to go for a strapless bra. With all the options present in the market, it is not at all difficult to find a strapless bra, buying the right one might prove to be a challenge. Go for the one that gives your upper part a nice lift and a good shape. Strapless bras come in many shapes and sizes and even variations, such as lace, seamless and push-up pads. So, before buying, make up your mind on one, keeping in mind the size of your bust and the material of your dress.
- It is essential for you to try the bra before buying it. Try it on and walk a little and even jump to make sure that it stays put and doesn’t make the boobs look weird. Stretch your arms and move around to see if the bra is flexible. It should be flexible and shouldn’t drop down.
- If you dread wearing a strapless bra, you can go for a clear strap brassier. However, it will work only if your off-the-shoulder dress isn’t too far off the shoulder. Don’t wear it with a dress that is far-off the shoulder, as it will look quite odd. Also make sure that the straps don’t get exposed in more light, to give off the reflection and ruin your beauty.
- If you are a small-breasted woman and are wearing a very low-cut dress, then you can go for adhesive bras as well. They come in a wide range, from the stick-on-cups to floral-shaped ones, which cover the necessities and give you the liberty to wear very low cut dresses.
- If your dress has a gathered bodice, then you can go for double-stick-tape to keep the dress secured to your bra. Also try going for glue-on bra tapes, which you would find in any good lingerie shop.
- An alternative for the women with big busts can be long line bras, as they have better chances of staying in place.
- Make sure to invest in branded bras, as they generally have better fittings and last longer. You can many cheap ones as well, but they can turn out to be a major let-down later on.