How to Dress With No Bra

Whether you are wearing an outfit with a tricky cut-out that exposes your bra, or you just hate the feeling of a confining brassiere, there are ways to dress with no bra. Being careful not to expose too much, you can get away with comfort and style all while avoiding a bra of any sort. Read on below the jump to learn the best ways to dress with no bra.


  1. Be confident. Dressing braless isn't for the woman who doesn't like being stared at. Your breasts will be less pert, move a lot more and nipples tend to show more than when wearing a bra. You may not be comfortable with this, but it is a completely natural and acceptable look for any reasonable people. If anyone has a problem with you dressing the way you want, it's their problem, not yours.Dress%20With%20No%20Bra%20Step%201%20Version%202.jpg
  2. Wearing a bra is like wearing a cast on your arm. The muscles and ligaments will atrophy over time, and be very weak, resulting in pain and discomfort when resuming normal activity. Actually, humans have only worn bras for the last 100 years or so. Don't be surprised if it takes some time for your breasts to be comfortable on their own.Dress%20With%20No%20Bra%20Step%202%20Version%202.jpg
    • Women with larger breasts (D cup onward) might find the lack of support very uncomfortable, especially at first. Try walking around at home in a dress or t-shirt with no bra for half a day to see how you feel after several hours braless. You may have to build up to it.
  3. Select the right fabric. Not all fabrics will work well with the braless look. Some will itch or even scratch, while others might not show you off to your best. Good fabrics for braless dressing are often the synthetics, such as lycra or nylon.Dress%20With%20No%20Bra%20Step%203%20Version%202.jpg
    • It's fairly simple to work out whether or not a favorite piece of clothing will look good braless. Try it on in front of the mirror and see how it looks. Move around, jump up and down and see if it works for you.
  4. Wear clothes with built-in support. Some tops and dresses come with their own form of in-built support, which negates the need for a bra. Alternatively, wear a bathing suit, tankini top or a tank top underneath the clothing for some support that isn't as tight or constricting as a bra.Dress%20With%20No%20Bra%20Step%204%20Version%202.jpg
  5. Deal with nipple show. Everyone has nipples, and there's no reason to worry about them showing through. Be comfortable and confident in your own skin.Dress%20With%20No%20Bra%20Step%205%20Version%202.jpg
    • Dress warmly when going braless. If you're stuck out in the cold, your nipples will become prominent, which some people dislike. Throw a jacket on over the top if this concerns you.
  6. Use a jacket or accessories to draw attention away from your braless breasts. If you like how not wearing a bra feels but feel uncomfortable about stares, a jacket or pieces of jewelery might help to distract the eye.Dress%20With%20No%20Bra%20Step%206%20Version%202.jpg
  7. Be honest. Not every outfit looks good braless. If it doesn't work for you to go braless, don't fret––there are plenty of alternatives that are still comfortable, such as tankinis, sports bras and back-free bras.Dress%20With%20No%20Bra%20Step%207%20Version%202.jpg



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