What to Wear UNDER Your Holiday Dress

Do you have the right bra for your party dress?

Most of us don’t. We buy these fabulous dresses only to put them on and realize that we didn’t buy a matching bra. Whether you bought a strapless, one shoulder, or backless dress, you need something perfect to wear underneath! Here are my bra solutions for your holiday dress styles.

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The Strapless Dress

Wacoal’s Red Carpet Convertible Underwire Bra is the solution for all strapless dresses. It’s completely smooth in the cups and comes with bonus straps that can be worn many ways depending on your look. Great investment bra for holiday and formal dressing.

The One-Shoulder Dress

This one can be tricky if you try to convert your convertible bra, so pick a bra made for one shoulder-wear. Result Wear’s Ava Bra is supportive even though it’s wireless and you can wear the strap on either side.

The Plunging Neckline

Maidenform offers the Natural Glam Plunge Push Up Bra for a cleavage without bra showing moment. Just because you want to show off the girls doesn’t mean you want to reveal what’s holding them up.

The Backless Dress

Not for the super busty girl, as this can be a challenge. BUT, if you are able to pull off the backless look and need some coverage and lift, go Perks! This push-up adhesive bra has a genius clasp in the front to pull the girls front and center.

Jenny Altman is a fashion editor at large and expert in intimates and fashion. She has represented brands such as Chantelle, Spanx and Wolford. As a bra-fitter and style expert, she has consulted for websites like, hosted events for retailers such as Bergdorf Goodman and worked as a market editor at Oprah, Marie Claire and of course, Lucky. Jenny instantly "sizes up" women everywhere and is on a mission to help women find their right size—one bra at a time!

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