Let us face it – most people hesitate to talk about innerwear, especially the brassiere or the bra as it is called because they feel it is something that is to be kept secret. But the fact is a bra is an important support garment that ensures that the wearer gets the support she requires and is also an essential accessory that helps a nursing mother feeds her infant. So let us first of all, let go of the hesitance we have towards this poor garment that supports us so much and has such a big hand in making is looking good in all the clothing that we wear. This article will take you through some alternatives for situations where you cannot wear a bra but still want to wear the outfit because is cute. We have all faced situations like that and wanted some guidance, so here goes. But before you do read on, learn about how to go about finding a comfortable bra.
It would also help you dress better if you had the absolute guide to accurately measure your body for the best tailored experience. Reading this post may also help you get some tips on what to wear underneath your wedding dress especially if it is one of those that does not allow you to wear a conventional bra but you feel you still need support in the breast area.
Here goes the list of bra alternatives:
Bralette with straps that can be adjusted: This is a softer and more flexible option since you can adjust the straps as per your needs. And anyone struggling to find the right bra will tell you that having adjustable straps can be a big blessing.
A leotard: You may wonder why you never thought of this one before because leotards have the cling and support factor down pat and also help you display your torso in an attractive yet tasteful manner. The natural tightness will provide you with the support you need.
Athletic bodysuit: Those women who are into athletic activities may be aware of this and if you do, you have to admit that these can come in handy. Especially if you find one that has thicker straps and is elastic enough to be adjusted for fit and support.
Camisole: A well cut and supportive camisole is a great way to leave the bra behind especially if you have one that has a built in cup. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have the support that a bra provides without the cumbersome straps and hooks?
Athletic top: For some occasions, the athletic bodysuit may not work but how about the athletic top? Sounds good to you? This can be a great way to provide support without wearing a tight wired bra.
Stick on covers: These are exactly what they sound like; coming in packs of five or ten, these are normally stuck on the breasts underneath a t-shirt to ensure that your nipples do not pop out. It could be simply be a matter of sticking these on instead of a bra when the situation calls for it.
There you go ladies – some support tips that leave out the bra when you feel the need to do so. In some instances, if you have a clingy backless dress that you cannot wear a bra with, a good idea would be to have only the cups of a support bra sewn on to the bodice of the dress. Ensure that the fit is snug and you are good to go,