posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
4941 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

@renwoman:  Could you have them put cups in instead of having to wear a bra? It’d probably be a lot more comfy! That’s what I did and it worked out great. 🙂 Otherwise I’d say go with nude colored. 

Post # 4
3424 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

head to mashals or tj maxx and get a good Izod bra. i found strapless bras in black (CK), and nude (Izod). still hunting for a white one

Post # 5
3424 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

ETA: let your undies decide what bra you wear


Post # 7
3633 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I wore white but my dress was white too. Honestly, the bodice of my dress has enough layers that unless I was going for dark or neon, it wasn’t going to show. If yours doesn’t show, I would go with whichever is pretty and match your undies (if you want).

Post # 8
626 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I think nude, and I prefer bra to sewn in cups unless one of the bees want to tell us all of the benefits.

Bra can be worn again. cups not so much.

Post # 9
212 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Mine was Nude and it was great. I guess ivory/white would work as well.

Post # 10
79 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@renwoman:  I acutally bought a black one, it sits low enought that it wont peek through. It doesnt show through my dress, i guess because of so many layers. Plus Ill be able to wear it again! (I only bought black, because the one the fit really well wasnt available in beige in time for the wedding)

Post # 11
96 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Here’s some thoughts on bras:

1.) a longline bra or torsolette will encourage you to stand taller, giving you better posture.  Unfortunately, many of us are slouchers (myself included).

2.) a regular strapless will give you no lift, and won’t do any favors for your figure.

3.) Sewn in cups are fine if you always stay the same weight, and don’t have a cup size larger than a C.

4.) the foamy/microfiber bra will take up an inch of space in your dress.

5.) if your dress is chiffon, go with a nude smooth longline bra/torsolette as the boning more than the color can show through.

6.) for a heavier material/sturdier gown, black/white/nude/beige should be fine.  Most women choose white or nude to coordinate with other undergarments on the day (panties, garter, etc.)


Hope this helps some! 🙂

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