Here are 20 Cute Summer Outfits for People Who Can’t Stop Wearing Comfy Bralettes, from Cosmopolitan,
Raise your hand if you want to feel trapped and sweaty under bra padding when it’s hot out! No one? Thought so. Bralettes are summer’s best friend. The wire-free style comes in all sorts of colors, fabrics, and designs—and, it’s 2019, folks, so yes, you can wear it as a top. Take a cue from these street-style stars for 20 fresh bralette outfit ideas, and incorporate these looks into your own summer wardrobe.
1 Wear It Under a Slip Dress
If you own a sexy slip dress, but aren’t sure how to dress it down for daytime, try layering a bralette in a complementary shade underneath. Or if your dress isn’t in a solid color, have fun mixing prints. Either way, the addition of a bralette will make it more versatile so you can wear that slinky number out during the day and at night.
2 Wear It With a Co-Ord Set
Matching sets are so dang effortless because you don’t have to put thought into what tops and bottoms go together. And with the weather heating up, just throw a simple bralette under a striped suit and you’re ready for anything.
3 Wear It Under a Blazer
Show off a cute floral bralette (or any other print) with an oversize blazer and paper bag waist pants. Choose sunny hues and lightweight fabrics, like linen, for the ultimate summertime lewk.
4 Wear It With Denim Bermuda Shorts
Long shorts have been a major trend, so why not stand out in a Bermuda-length pair? With a hot-pink jacket, colorful bralette, and snakeskin boots, it’s super edgy.
5 Wear It Under a Mesh Top
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A black bralette looks super classic with a matching pantsuit. Wear it under a mesh shirt to amp up the sexiness.
6 Wear It With a Vacation Shirt and High-Waisted Skirt
Vacay shirts are making a comeback this season and they’re perfect for warm-weather activities, like drinking wine in the park and outdoor music festivals. Keep it breezy by unbuttoning the shirt to show off your undergarment, and complete the look with a high-waisted miniskirt and casual tote bag.
7 Wear It Under a Sheer Ensemble
By layering a vintage-esque studded bralette and full coverage panties under a transparent mock-neck top and pencil skirt, this sheer ensemble goes from grandma to oh-so glam.
8 Wear It Under a Boiler Suit
Boiler suits, like jumpsuits, are a no-brainer if you need to get dressed quickly. Complement it with a sporty, neon bralette whether you want to unbutton it just a little or a lot.
9 Wear It With a Plunging Neckline
Turn up the heat in a sultry lace bodysuit with an extremely low neckline, and coordinate with a bralette in the same shade. Contrast it with a high-waisted midi skirt that oozes a luxe leather vibe.
10 Wear It Under Sleek Pajamas
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Repurpose your sleepwear and intimates, like this pink silk set, for a fab daytime look by matching the bralette and all your accessories with the piping.
11 Wear It Under a Full Denim Look
A Canadian tux in a light wash screams warm weather, and happens to look killer with, you guessed it, a lace-trimmed bralette. Go with a neutral color if statement accessories are your focal point or swap in a printed version if you decide to keep your accessories to a minimum.
12 With a Matching Skirt and Statement Jacket
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If you already own a two-piece set with a coordinating bralette, but want to make it more wearable, simply sport a boxy statement jacket over it.
13 Beneath Overalls
If you’re still not sure how to wear one on the streets, a quick and easy solution is to throw one on beneath your overalls. Unhook one strap for a ’90s vibe that would make Rachel Green proud.
14 Wear It Over a Shirt
Another uncomplicated way to style a bralette is to wear it *over* a shirt. A see-through lace one like this instantly elevates a basic white button-down and jeans.
15 Wear It With High-Waisted Culottes
If you don’t want to show tons of skin, a pair of super high-waisted paper-bag pants is your best friend. Just take this logo bralette and wide-leg bottoms, for instance. When worn together, they make an undoubtedly chic outfit, especially with a red-orange bag, black pumps, and a choker.
16 Wear It Under a See-Through Maxi Dress
Who would’ve guessed a bra could look so sophisticated when paired with a sheer dress? This gal is serving a major neutral look, and I am so here for it.
17 Wear It As a Monochromatic Lewk
Another morning with nothing to wear? On days like these, consider a monochromatic outfit. All you need to do is pick one item and find separates in a matching shade to complete your look. Use a cute bralette as the base hue, then style the rest around it.
18 Wear It With High-Waisted Jeans
Think of this as your new white-tee-and-jeans combo, but with a little more skin. A long-lined bralette makes an excellent substitute for a crop top, and you can style it with or without a lightweight jacket.
19 Under a Low-cut Dress
A bandeau style bralette is remarkably useful when it comes to figuring out how to wear low-cut and revealing garments. You can conceal cleavage and/or a side boob situation, like this modern go-go girl did here.
20 Wear It With Unexpected Separates
What is fashion without experimentation? If you already own a bralette that you love, try pairing it with unexpected separates like this fashionista did with a mesh top and open-leg track pants. Take your ‘fit from sporty to elegant by finishing off with kitten heels and a classy circle bag.