Bra Strap Etiquette: The Chic Guide to Showing Your Straps

Bra Strap Etiquette: The Chic Guide to Showing Your Straps

Bonjour, visible bra straps. After years of being dismissed and hushed under our outfits, we’re so glad you’re no longer considered a fashion faux-pas.

A flirty fashion statement long embraced in France, the revealed bra strap is on the style scene—and if you do it right, showing a peek of bra strap from under your outfit exudes unapologetic confidence.

Wish Sheer Demi in Black

Here are some French-approved tips for the chic way to showing your bra straps:

Make it look deliberate.

This style is only chic if it’s an intentional component of a put-together look. The exposure should look like deliberate layering.

Keep your straps in mint condition.

Your worn-out favorite bras are not good candidates for this look. Make sure your straps are clean and unfrayed, and of course, stylish (subtle touches of lace, embroidery, or delicate spaghetti straps).

Promesse 3D Plunge in Petal

Be color conscious.

Exposed straps must be done with the right color bra. Exposed bra straps that are black work best under a black spaghetti strap dress, for example. Feeling a bit more risqué? Anthracite under white can be edgy.

 Sex appeal in moderation.

A little strap goes a long way, as they say. When it comes to perfecting this look, always keep in mind toute en modération (everything in moderation) by keeping the rest of your look classic and tailored.

Confiance Wireless Bralette in Black

Feel confident in experimenting with your peek-a-boo bra strap looks: the romantic Delice Demi with pretty floral accents, the timeless Promesse 3D Plunge with refined spaghetti straps, the Andora Minimizer with intricate guipure detailing and the divine all-over lace straps of the Eden Wireless.

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