My pre-owned wedding gown now zips up comfortably, but still no bra

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
64 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

The Nu Bra will add thickness.  the cups are contoured slightly to give a “lifted” appearance.


Do you feel uncomfortable going without a bra?  The dress seems alterted very well to fit and if it isn’t falling down, I don’t think you would need one

Post # 4
435 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Likewise- do you “need” a bra?  It looks like it fits great to me!  Gorgeous dress!

Post # 5
1397 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

It does not look like you need one…but if you are not comfortable, you might have to shop around.

Post # 6
6964 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

It doesn’t look like you need it, but if you wanted maybe the seamstress could just add some thin liner cups into it?

Post # 7
657 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

@lovelyduckie:  I honestly wouldn’t bother with a bra, the dress seems very supportive as-is. I know that I will probably be going bra-less on my wedding day for similar reasons.

Post # 8
428 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Second the suggestion to see if your tailor will add in cups if you would feel more secure with them. My dress has built-in straps and lightly lined cups and while I’m normally the person who doesn’t want her boobies to move an INCH no matter what I’m going, I feel great in the cups and small band that are sewn in.

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

Ok, I second the suggestion with the cups…and then there are also the silicone ones you could use as well.

At the risk of sounding old-fashioned, work on your posture.  A long line bra forces your body to stand a bit straighter, and that could make a big difference for you.  I have terrible posture, but when I am conscious of it, and stand straighter, everything looks better!

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