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Your bra-fect wedding fit

By - Esther Muchene | September 22nd 2012

By Esther Muchene

For a complete confident wedding look, it goes without saying that a bride’s inner garments are as important as the dress.

In the case of the bra, you need one that gives support as you walk, dance and pose for photos, while offering the much-needed comfort to stay in it for hours. This should be without having to keep on moving it up and down to get the right spot where it doesn’t pinch much.

With the many bra options, getting the right one can be a daunting task. To help you understand, this is what you need to wear on the inner and outer.

•     For a strapless gown, the right bra would be a bandeau or a tube bra. You can get those that have clear or nude straps to blend in with your skin. For the top heavy bride, it should fit well and give appropriate lift. Another option most brides can work with is a corset or a basque. These two give great support for a strapless dress, as they pull and tuck in at the right places giving your dress a smooth fit with an hourglass figure.

•     For those who dare to show off their backs and go for a low-cut back gown, coloured cups that stick to your skin will work. Adhesive bras, which have some glue substance inside the cup that sticks to your skin will work as well.

•     For a halter or mid-low back gown, a backless bra that hooks to the waist will do. If you’re comfortable with under wires in your bra, you may choose one for extra support.

•     For low neck, strappy, one-shoulder gown, a special bra that fits discreetly will do. Opt for a strapless bra or a convertible bra with removable straps that can be replaced with clear or cute straps.

•     For that extra cup size, buy bras with cotton, gel or water filled pads for instant result. Be sure not to exaggerate the cup size or it may look too obvious.

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