How to Style a Bralette?
Is bralette a bra or a crop top? This question is always downright confusing. While we can’t really draw the line ourselves, there’s no question that inner wear is outerwear as of 2022. Never before has mainstream fashion seen a garment (or undergarment) so comfortable, versatile, stylish and sexy. For this reason, you’ll probably see more bralettes this summer than you’ve ever seen. You probably bought or wanted to buy a few yourselves. There are so many options when it comes to what types of bralettes there are and what to wear them with.
Here are some of the most popular bralette types, and how to style them:
1. Strappy Sass
A strappy bralette uses thinner pieces of fabric to create strap designs on either the front or back of the bralette (or sometimes on both sides). With bralettes featuring strap detailing on the front, it’s good to wear a lower-cut shirt to show off the cool design. With strap detailing on the back or sides, opting for a singlet with wide armholes, or a top with a low or cutout back is the way to go. This is a great option when the weather is just too hot, but you don’t want to show a lot of skin.
2. Lacy Affair
A lace halter bralette is one of the more classic types out there. It provides a great amount of support and comfort and looks best when it’s worn with a shirt that falls off the shoulder a little. You want your bralette to be seen, so don’t be afraid to show it off with pride! It’s fun to pair colorful bralettes with neutral-colored tops so that they can be the center of attention.
3. Sexy Racerbacks
Bralettes with back detailing are an effortless way to add some visually interesting aesthetics to an otherwise boring open-back tee. The great thing is that there are so many options to choose from. You’ll want to choose a top with a low back or a cutout to show off the structure of this particular bralette.
4. Love Triangle
Triangle bralettes have a simple demi-bra-ish look. They look great when worn with sheer tops. These bralettes provide an appropriate amount of coverage, but are still meant to be seen. In this case, pairing a pink bralette with a white sheer top keeps the look appropriate, but still gives it a fun and flirty side.
5. Longline Bralette
This type of bralette sits a little bit lower on your torso, making it great to pair with high-waisted shorts so that it acts as a shirt all on its own. It shows a little bit of skin, but not too much. Leave the outfit as is, or finish it off with a patterned cardigan or kimono for some added flare and conservativeness.
Don’t be afraid to try them out and show off a little lace. These babies were meant to take the spotlight.