We all believe in the wear-what-YOU-like school of thought - but, unfortunately, sometimes other people like what we’re wearing a bit “too much”. This is especially true if you’re a busty girl - and way too many people can’t seem to keep their eyes off your rack.
Which is why you need our super styling tips on what to wear if you have a big bust!
1. Shirts That Flatter
That peekaboo when you’re wearing a shirt, especially to work, can be one of the most embarrassing situations ever! What really helps is to try out many different brands to see which one has the best fitting for YOU. Consider getting shirts tailored as well, since that would result in getting the exactly right fit.
POPxo Recommends: VILA Grid Effect Textured Shirt
(Rs 2,500), ASOS CURVE Stripe Blouse With Side Splits
2. Easy On Top
Going overboard with large prints and ruffles makes your bust seem bigger, so it’s best to avoid those! Instead, go for simpler tops in smaller tops and darker shades to achieve a minimizing effect, and keep the prints and patterns for your lower body.
POPxo Recommends: ONLY Printed Top
(Rs 995), KOOVS Pom Pom Trim Boxy Top
3. Emphasize Your Waist
We don’t mean you have to always go with a classic fit-and-flare or empire line dress - a belted shift or a wrap dress is great alternative. They’re not too form fitting around your bust, but still showcase your curves in the best way! Perfect for parties and even formal work events.
POPxo Recommends: Abstract Print A-Line Dress
(Rs 1,669), ASOS CURVE Wrap Playsuit with Lace Hem in Vintage
4. Layer Like A Pro
Go the extra mile and layer up with a printed shrug for casual days, or a nice structured blazer for work. They’re smart, very flattering and will make a great impression while discreetly taking away attention from your bust.
POPxo Recommends: LOVE Long Fringed Kimono Jacket
(Rs 2,500), ASOS CURVE Duster Jacket With Waterfall Front
5. Sure Short Necklaces
Those long, layered necklaces look tempting but definitely try and avoid those. Since they end at
your bust, they automatically draw the eye! Short delicate necklaces, on the other hand, look amazing - and they’ll make sure no one is staring weirdly at your, um, necklace while talking to you.
POPxo Recommends: Key Pendant Necklace
(Rs 259), Geo Crescent Chain Necklace
6. Pick The Right Structure & Fabric
Pay attention to which fabrics you buy. While heavier fabrics like velvet and satin add bulk to your torso, lighter ones like cotton and chiffon definitely won’t! Go for more structured silhouettes too, so that you don’t have to worry about too-baggy or too-stretched.
POPxo Recommends: Elise Ryan Structured Prom Dress in Jacquard Print
(Rs 4,117), Dorothy Perkins Pink Colored Solid Skater Dress
7. The Right Necklines
The classic crew neck might not be doing anything wrong for you, but replacing it with a V-neck or a scoop neck will make an amazing difference! While a V-neck adds length to your torso, the scoop neck diverts attention to you neck and shoulders.
POPxo Recommends: Satin-Paneled Surplice Top
(Rs 1,129), Smocked Ikat Peasant Top
8. Go Sleeveless In Style
Opt for slightly broader straps when you’re going for sleeveless tops. Thin, spaghetti straps make your bust to look bigger, especially if it’s a form-fitting camisole. The broader straps help balance out the width of your chest!
: Dorothy Perkins Blue Solid Blouse
(Rs 1,245), Faballey Green Solid Blouse
9. The Perfect Bra
Wearing a bra of the right size makes a world of difference! You could be wearing all the right clothes, but your look might come completely undone by wearing the wrong bra which doesn’t give you enough support or coverage. Measure yourself
from time to time to make sure you’re shopping right!
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