Even though nobody else may see them, wearing cute bras can definitely make you feel special. If you are thinking about putting together a summer outfit then picking out some cute bras and pants is a must.
Finding the perfect bra can be tricky, but it is well worth the effort, both in terms of comfort and style.
Most common types of bras
Depending on the type of outfit you are planning, picking the correct type of bra goes a long way to compliment and perfect the look.
Designed without raised seams, so that a tight t-shirt may be worn without the bra being visible. These often have padded cups to conceal nipples and to provide a smooth line under t-shirts.
A Bandeau Bra is a cross between a bra and a tube top. Usually they are held in place by the elasticity of the material but can be used with detachable straps. Although they do not offer the same support as a regular bra, you can get bandeau bras with moulded cups and underwiring if required.
Bandeau bras are great for wearing under a strapless dress, under a sheer top for a sexy look or as part of a cute summer outfit that prevents you getting white tan lines.
A convertable bra has straps that can be removed and rearranged to differant postions to suit the outfit. A choice of regular or clear straps are available.
Minimizer bras are designed to shape and form the breasts to create the look of a smaller bust.
Plunge bras are designed for wearing under sexy dresses with deep necklines.
Sports or fitness bras give firm support for the breasts and provide comfort and confidence during during exercise.
Push-up bras are designed to lift and accentuate the cleavage. Typically they incorporate foam, rubber or gel to lift the breasts.
These bras adhere to the breasts without straps or bands. Designed for use with backless and strapless dresses. Adhesive bras come in both disposable and re-useable forms. Excellent for wearing under tight tops to prevent ugly strap lines.
All-in-one bras and slips are perfect for wearing under wedding dresses and evening gowns. Perfect for creating a glamorous smooth look.
Designed to mould and shape the body to fit the wedding dress perfectly while at the same time keeping you comfortable. Accentuates the cleavage and slenderizes the waist.
High Impact Sports Bra
Designed for women with larger breasts or womens who play sports that require extra support, protection and comfort.
The cupless bra is simply the frame of a bra without the cups. Popular as sexy lingerie or to wear under sexy summer outfits.
Instead of underwire cup support softcup bras use the strengh of the material to hold the breasts. This makes the bra more comfortable but only suitable for smaller bust sizes.
Demi bras enhance the cleavage by framing the breasts with a horizontal cut. Great for wearing under low cut outfits.
Full Support Bra
A sensible bra that is designed for comfort and support.
A simple underwired band that pushes up the bust but leaves the breasts exposed. Usually worn as erotic underwear or as part of a sexy outfit.
Bras designed for breast feeding mothers. The cups unfasten to allow easy access to the nipples.
Made for young girls who are developing breasts but do not yet need the support of a standard bra.