You’ve found Mr. Right, set the date, ordered the dress of your dreams and sent out the invites…you’ve got it all under control, right? Not so fast…
There’s one essential detail that many brides overlook: bridal underpinnings. Without the proper underpinnings, your perfect wedding dress could look like a total mess. Don’t worry, we’ve got you (under) covered with these essential lingerie pieces from BareNecessities.com to wear for your big day and beyond.
Bustier: Va Bien Ultra-Lift Seamless Bustier Bra, $75
Ideal for wearing under strapless gowns, this contour bustier features seamless, underwire, padded cups. Constructed of soft, stretch microfiber with boned cups for shape and support. The double-lined front panel comfortably shapes the tummy, waist and hips, making it the perfect choice for form fitting dresses. Available in DDD sizes, it’s a great option for busty brides.
Strapless Bra: Lily of France Gel Touch Strapless Underwire Bra, $30
If you prefer a minimal look under a strapless wedding dress or rehearsal dress, a simple strapless bra is your answer. This strapless push-up bra from Lily of France is perfect for small busted brides with its liquid-filled pads for dramatic enhancement. Stretch nylon offers comfort and boning provides shape and support. Stay-put silicone on wings and underwire keeps the bra in place.
For fuller busted women, the Panache Evie Strapless Bra ($58) offers support up to size 38H.
Backless Bra: Sassybax Very Bare Backless Bra, $78
For the barest look, a backless bra is your best option. This backless and strapless underwire bra won’t let you down. Not even DD cups! It stays on with a skin-friendly silicone adhesive that lasts for up to 50 wearings. Graduated push-up pads in AA and A-cups.
Shapers: Body Wrap Lites Bra Slip with Underwire, $44
For a smooth and slimming look under your form-fitting dress, control yourself in comfort an all-over seamless shaper. This one from Body Wrap provides moderate control for tummy, hips and midriff offers underwire cups for support.
If you prefer to wear a separate bra, opt for the Spanx Simplicity Girl Shorts ($46) which targets tummy, hips and rear.
Garter: Hanky Panky Silk and Lace Garter Accessory, $23
Don’t forget this wedding day must-have: the garter. Made of ultra sheer lace with a pretty scalloped trim, the little bow has your “something blue” requirement covered.
The perfect bridal shower gift, these super flattering stretch lace panties feature a whimsical rhinestone “I Do” for the big day.
For the Honeymoon: Flora Nikrooz Maxine Long Gown Sleepwear, $59
Don’t forget the honeymoon! This sultry flowing gown is a gorgeous choice for newlyweds.