Bralette Outfit Ideas We Love

How to Wear a Bralette

It’s a consensus: Bralettes are in. Wondering what a bralette is? You’ve come to the right place. A bralette is a lighter version of a bra, often wire-free and without padding. Cute and comfortable, bralettes highlight your body’s natural curves.

While it’s clear why you’d want to wear one, what can be less obvious is how. That’s why we’ve put together some fabulous bralette outfit ideas we love. Keep reading to find out more about the different styles of bralettes and how to pull them off.

Types of Bralettes

Bralettes are as versatile as regular bras, which means if there’s a bra style you love, you can probably find a bralette that’s similar. A few of the most popular bralettes include:

  • High Neck Bralette – this features a high, detailed neckline while exposing the shoulders. It can be seen through the neckline of most tops, so it’s a great statement piece.
  • Lace Bralette – this is an elegant style that features lace detailing on the cups, straps and/or the back of the bra. It can be used for dress-up or for every day.
  • Halter Bralette – the straps gather behind the neck and expose most of the back, which can be great for a dress with a cutout or low-cut back.
  • Racerback Bralettes – a racerback features back straps that form a Y, just like those of a racerback bra. This are great for pairing with tank tops or for comfy everyday wear in general.
  • Plus-Size Bralettes – Bralettes aren’t limited to the petite or small-busted. In fact, there are many bralettes that feature lined or double-layered cups, adjustable straps and even underwires.

Bralette Outfit Ideas

Now that you’ve narrowed down the type of bralette you want, it’s time to build an outfit around it. Here are some of our favorites.

  • High-Neck Bralette Outfits

    We love a high-neck bralette worn as a crop-top! Pair it with an oversized cardigan and some high-waisted denim. If you’re looking for something subtler, try a high-neck bralette under a sheer T-shirt. Pair it with a denim jacket, jeans or leggings, and your chic look is complete.

  • Lace Bralette Outfits

    For a classic everyday look, pair a lace bralette with a V-neck tee and jeans or denim cutoffs. A cute sneaker or flat would go perfectly. For an edgier take, try a black lace bralette under a loose white top.

  • Halter Bralette Outfits

    To style a halter bralette, pick an off-the-shoulder, oversized sweater. Add a statement necklace to play up neck and shoulders even more. For evening, a slinky dress with an exposed back can really benefit from a halter bralette, and the good news is you can dance all night without worrying about slipping straps.

  • Racerback Bralette Outfits

    Rock a racerback bralette when it comes to casual everyday wear or a fashion-forward look. For example, you can put it under a scoop-neck tee paired with jeans and flats, or try it with a tank top and either a full skirt or faux-leather leggings.

  • Plus-Size Bralette Outfits

    One of our absolute favorite bralette looks is bold and beautiful: Try a longline bralette that comes down a bit below the bust and wear it as a crop top! Add an oversized blazer and a pencil skirt or high-waisted black pants. Alternatively, a halter bralette paired with a drapey tee gives you a fun, stylish look without exposing a thing.

Bralettes in Short

The beauty of the bralette is that it’s such a versatile item in your wardrobe. If you’re wondering what shirts to wear with bralettes, stick to those that are solid or simple—you want to avoid patterns that compete with a starring-role bralette. Other than that, make your own rules. Bralettes are about making life easy, so above all else, find one that feels like freedom.

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