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The Comfort Briefing

How To Wear Bralettes In Public

How To Wear Bralettes In Public

Bralettes have become a trendy and versatile fashion staple beyond their traditional role as undergarments. Whether you're looking to embrace the peek-a-boo trend or create layered looks, we’re to help inspire you to dare to bare your bralette with confidence. 

Let’s explore the art of styling bralettes in public.

What is a Bralette?

A bralette is a lightweight, unstructured bra without underwire or padding that offers minimal support. Unlike traditional bras, bralettes are often made from soft fabrics like lace and cotton for comfort and ease of movement. Bralettes have gained popularity for their versatility, as they can be worn as standalone tops and layered under sheer blouses or low-cut tops (or whatever style of top you love). They provide a more relaxed and natural silhouette, making them a popular choice for those seeking a blend of comfort and style.

Styling Tips For Wearing Bralettes In Public

- Peek-a-Boo: 

Let your bralette peek out from under off-the-shoulder tops and avoid strapless bras altogether. 

- Under Sheer Tops: 

Opt for a bralette to wear underneath sheer tops for equal parts coverage and style. 

- With Blazers or Suit Jackets: Swap out a traditional blouse for a sexy bralette under a blazer or suit jacket. 

- Jumpsuit: Add an effortless or sporty twist to your look by pairing a bralette with a jumpsuit, especially in hotter months. 

- Layered Under Chunky Cardigans: 

Pair your bralette with an oversized cardigan for a cozy yet sultry combination. 

- Under Crop Tops: 

We love a bralette-and-crop-top pairing.

- Bralette Over a Shirt: An ode to the early 2000s icons, experiment with layering by wearing a bralette over a crisp white button-down or fitted shirt.

- Contrasting Bralette Under a Shirt: 

Show off your bright bralette under a sheer or neutral toned top. 

- Exposed Back with Racerback Bralettes: 

Choose a lace racerback bralette when you wear an open-back top, for a mix of elegance and femininity.

Try the Trend 

Wearing bralettes in public can be comfortable, sexy, and fun. From peeking out of off-the-shoulder tops to layering under blazers, there are many ways to style this trend in a way that makes you feel good. 

Embrace your personal style and confidence, knowing that at Hanky Panky we offer a wide range of comfortable bralettes for every preference.