The school year is winding down, and now it’s time to celebrate with a special night! Prom is one of those things you look forward to from the moment you start high school, and a lot of girls have a prom dress picked out long before they even have a date! Perfecting your prom look can be stressful, though, if you have trouble finding the right bra for your perfect prom dress. We want to make life easy for you, so here’s a head start to help you find the right bra for your prom look!
What are the Best Types of Bra for Prom?
The best type of bra for prom varies depending on the dress you’ve selected. If you’ve got a dress with sleeves or even wide straps, you can get away with wearing pretty much any bra. But if you’ve got a prom dress with spaghetti straps or a strapless off-the-shoulder style, you’ll need a special bra to perfect your look!
Strapless bras are the easiest and most versatile bras to perfect your prom look. A convertible strapless bra is also a great investment – you can wear it with straps or without, which means it won’t be a bra you’ll only use once on that special day! If you want to protect your modesty, you can look for a padded or molded cup strapless bra that will prevent nipple show-through – even more important if your dress has a thin fabric.
A longline bra is a great option if you need more support than a standard strapless bra, or if you want a little cinching. Longline bras are also great if your prom dress has a low back – you can look for a low-back longline bra. It’s also a good option if you’ve got a plunge neckline, as several of our top longline bras feature plunging center gores that won’t show with a low-cut neckline.
If you want a little extra shaping, or you’ve got a close-cut prom dress and you want to make sure you’ve got a killer waistline, a corset bra or corset lingerie may be the perfect choice for your prom dress. Our corset-style bras are similar to longline bras, but with extra boning to give you some shaping. Our corset lingerie isn’t bra-sized, and doesn’t have cups per se, but it gives you some push and lift if you want to create great cleavage.
How to Find the Right Bra for Prom
Your dress style and bust size are the two biggest factors in finding the right bra for prom. Think about the cut of your neckline and the back of your dress when you’re trying to match your dress with the right bra. The size of your bust is important, too – make sure you’re wearing the right bra size (get fitted or fit yourself using our bra fit guidelines!), and if you’ve got a fuller bust, look for a bra that offers the support you need so you won’t be constantly adjusting it all night!
Join us in the next few days as we take a look at some of our top pick bras for prom dresses to help you perfect your look!