What bra to wear with a Strapless dress

Strapless

The options

For a strapless dress a strapless bra is the obvious solution. Stick-on bras are another option, but strapless bras are more supportive.

You can use fashion tape to tape the edge of the dress to your skin or bra to stop it shifting and exposing your bra.

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Strapless bra

Strapless bra
Photo source: Bendon

Strapless bras often come as convertible bras with detachable straps or you can also get bandeau bras. For most cases I would recommend a classic style strapless bra like the one pictured, bandeau bras don’t have underwires to shape them so are tighter across the top of the bust and can cause bulging unless you have a perfect fit or small breasts. Tips for buying a strapless bra Getting the…

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Stick-on / adhesive bra

Silicone stick-on bra

The most common type of stick-on bra is made of silicone but there are ones that look almost the same as the silicone one pictured but are made of foam. You can also get fabric ones that look more like a normal strapless bra that has had the back cut off. They usually have adhesive on the side wings to hold them on. Most lingerie stores stock the silicone type,…

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