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Balconette Bras - Oh-so-sexy with a dash of come-hither, it's easy to fall under the spell of one of the most beautiful bras that we've ever come upon - the balconette bra.
Pronounced bal-kuh-net, this exciting underwire bra first made its appearance in the late 1930s, and subsequently gained popularity in the 1950s.
Offering less coverage than it's cousin, the demi bra, the balconette bra has wide set straps and underwire cups that are designed to enhance and show off a beautiful bustline - making it a wonderful choice for low-cut tops and dresses.
favorite of lingerie enthusiasts in-the-know, this bra is designed to
celebrate a woman's curves in the best possible way - a flattering
pick for virtually every silhouette.
If you don’t already have a balconette or even a demi bra in your lingerie drawer, or you're wondering what the fuss is about this bra style, then lean in and listen as we share some of the ultimate secrets that you need to know...
Just as we each have our own personal style with our clothing and accessories, the same is true when it comes to beautiful lingerie.
No matter what your go-to look is, there’s a balcony bra for you.
From ultra feminine bras adorned in ribbons and bows and classic femme fatale styles in silk or lace, to minimal in microfiber and scandalously sexy in sheer mesh, the options for these demi-cup styles are endless.
Because this is such a popular style, lingerie designers usually always include balconette bras in their collections, so there’s never a shortage of choice!
Like any brassiere you’ll ever wear, carrying off the perfect bra fit is the key to making a balcony bra your favorite piece in your drawer.
If you’ve tried similar bra styles in the past and have felt like you’re spilling out of the cups, or not filling them out enough, then chances are you were wearing the wrong size.
The key? Look for comfort, support, and a smooth flattering bra that does not cut, bind, flatten or ripple.