There are many schools of thought who believe that your bra straps showing through is not a big deal - and we do not disagree. Not at all. After all, it’s your choice! However, there are situations when you’re wearing a killer backless dress to a very important occasion, or you’re wearing a casual racer-back top...and your bra straps poking through them does make your outfit look untidy. To avoid awkwardness in those situations, we bring to you few bra hacks that will keep those straps hidden!
1. Sew a strap holder
To prevent your bra straps from sliding off your shoulder and peeking out, sew tiny strap holders on the inside of your top so your strap stays in place...and they will not fall off, no matter how much you move! Watch this video to see how you can make a strap holder at home.
2. Paper clips to the rescue!
If you’re wearing a racer-back top and you don’t want your bra straps to be awkwardly visible from the sides of the racerback, then this simple hack will fix that for you. Take a paper clip and pull both the straps at the back and fasten them together. There are bra clips available in the market, but if you cannot find one, paper clips to the rescue!
3. Sew cups into strapless dresses
If you’re wearing a strapless dress, wearing a strapless bra is the only option. But if you’re just not that into strapless bras and you fear they might slip down (it happens!), just sew cups on the inside of your dress. This way you won’t have to worry about your bra straps - or a bra at all!
4. Match colours
The easiest way to make sure your strap is not prominently visible in case it’s sticking out is to wear matching colours. Match the colour of your bra with your T-shirt or dress. That way, even if you are wearing a sleeveless top or dress, your bra will blend into your outfit seamlessly!
5. Nude is always right
This is IT. The nude bra is the ultimate saviour and something every girl should have in her closet. A nude bra is always the right choice to wear with white tops or dresses. If you’re wearing sheer or thin fabric, then always opt for nude bras inside of white or any other colour. A nude bra is almost invisible almost any item of clothing!
6. The perfect fit
This is the most obvious thing, but sometimes we tend to overlook the obvious. Always make sure that you’re wearing a bra that is perfect for you. Make time and effort to know the right shape and size you should be wearing. Sometimes the wrong cup size will ruin your entire outfit and make your straps not sit on your shoulders perfectly, no matter how much you tighten it. So always be sure of your size and buy the perfect bra.
7. Converter straps
For dresses and tops with low backs, buy a bra with a convertible strap. These straps pull the band of your bra down towards your tummy and secure it in place with bra clasps the same way a normal bra would at the back. There are a number of bras with convertible straps available in the market, like this one we love - here! Now show off that sexy back, why don’t you?!
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Published on Dec 23, 2015