The bralette is the most easygoing of bras: it's simple, it's soft, and it suits all shapes and sizes. Defined by not having underwires, the bralette offers one thing in abundance: comfort. It's the bra you want to wear at home. From classic cotton, fun prints to something a bit silkier, there are plenty of options, all of which can double up as a cute base-layer to a sheer top look. Discover more on the bralette and how to style it in our 'What is a bralette and how to wear one?' film below.
HOW TO WEAR A BRALETTE
What Is A Bralette?
Synonymous with comfort, the bralette does not have wires, moulded cups or fastenings. Closely resembling a crop top, the Calvin Klein bralette has become a best-selling bra for the style conscious.
What is the difference between a bra and a bralette?
Made from just one or two pieces of soft fabric, the bralette is a simple and modern version of the everyday bra. A bra however, is slightly more technical featuring practical design features, such as underwires, push-up padding and adjustable straps.
How do you wear a bralette?
It can be worn under clothing, on its own, or somewhere in between. The bralette is a versatile styling piece. It can be worn with a skirt, or a co-ordinate set for a contemporary summer look, or more casually with a pair of lounge pants. It can also be worn beneath an open shirt or backless top for an effortless sensual look.
Do you wear a bra with a bralette?
Bralettes are designed to be worn as an alternative to a bra, however, a bra can be worn underneath for additional support.
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