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Camisole Bra Tips & Tricks - How To Get A Great Look

Camisole Bra - When it comes to flexibility, we love the double duty of this easy wear style and the way it fuses together two of the hardest working pieces of lingerie - a bra and a camisole.

Want to know more?  Follow along as we share the style secrets that we've pulled together for an amazing look that has you covered in style.

A camisole bra is an everyday favorite that fresh and fabulous.

Camisole Bra Tip - Don't Go Too Loose

Choosing a camisole bra that’s too baggy means it won’t offer enough support to give you the lift and boost that your bust needs.

And, let's face it, a saggy look isn’t flattering on anyone, no matter what your clothing or bra size is.

You’ll instantly appear thinner and taller if you pick a camisole bra that fits properly and comfortably, particularly in the bra portion. Aim for a snug and smooth fit, and you won't go wrong with a simple camisole.

Don't Go Too Tight With A Camisole

And, the opposite is true too. Choosing a camisole bra that’s too baggy means it won’t offer enough support to give you the lift and boost that your bust needs.

A camisole that's too tight and too revealing does you no favors, particularly if you're wearing it to work. What can you do? Avoid camisoles that pull or show unsightly lumps and bumps.

Pick Supportive Cami Straps

Itty-bitty thin spaghetti straps are certainly pretty, but they do little to offer the support that most women need in a camisole bra, unless you’re getting a boost from other elements of the bra. 

This can be a problem if you have a larger bustline that needs more support.  The solution?

Look for cami straps that are cut a little wider (and softer) so they don’t dig into your shoulders, and look for adjustable straps that won’t slip out of place or loosen every time you move

   Carmen's Tip

Having a variety of camisole lingerie in your intimate apparel drawer helps you create a variety of sensational new looks.

Find A Flattering Beautiful Lingerie Bodice

If you want to mask a softer mid-section and avoid a camisole with a too-tight bodice, your first reaction may be to size up when you buy. But as we’ve seen, a loose fit doesn’t do your figure any favors.

Choose a properly fitting cami and look for a flowy a-line cut, one with a corset style bodice, or an empire waist that helps hide a tummy.

Taller ladies should look for longer cuts to keep their torsos covered, while petites can choose shorter camis that won’t hang out of the bottom of their clothing or cut off their proportions.

Choose A Slimming Lingerie Texture

It's easy to accent your assets (and hide your flaws!) with camisoles and cami sets with a few quick tips.

To distract the eye from lumps, bumps, or an untoned torso, choose camis in pretty textures and prints.

A lace or mesh overlay, rusching, or colorfully printed fabric are all great way to shift the focus to the style of your camisole bra and away from any figure flaws you want to down play.

Stock Up On A Few Cami Styles

Most women have a variety of needs when it comes to their lingerie, and camisole bras are no exception.

  • Take your pick from basic black, white and nude shades of a bra camisole
  • Silky styles look pretty and offer an easy fit
  • Stretchy cotton styles are great for casual and weekend wear
  • Colors, prints and patterns are a wonderful way to add some flare to your wardrobe basics
  • A lace trim camisole elevates a dressy look

Opt For Beautiful Lingerie That Enhances Your Assets

The camisole bra is the perfect way to get the support of a bra, the coverage of a camisole, and the body sculpting benefits of shapewear.

Choose a style with slimming panels to tame your tummy, hug your hips, smooth your back and keep your silhouette sleek.

These supportive inserts are usually a spandex combination and are considered a "must-have" by women who prefer a sleek fitted look.

Style Secret

Firm shaper camisoles with an inner tummy control panel are a great option for minimizing a muffin top.

Look for seamless styles in nylon / spandex with a great stretch for a smooth supportive fit and flawless look.

Shaper camisoles with an inner tummy panel are the perfect way to contour the tummy.

Pick Your Best Intimate Apparel Colors

When choosing a colorful camisole, make sure you pick a shade that flatters your skin tone, and coordinates with the other lingerie and clothing in your workday and weekend wardrobes.

Not only will it serve as a lingerie undergarment, you be able to wear it under your clothing too!

A hue that compliments your coloring will guarantee that you reach for a bra camisole on a regular basis, instead of ignoring it at the bottom of your lingerie drawer because it just doesn’t look right.

Choose Your Bra Cups Wisely

One of the most important things to keep in mind with underwire styles? If you prefer a little more coverage with your cami, then look for a one with molded cups or padded underwire styles.

Many styles have removable foam cups, which gives you the choice to wear your cami with or without so you can change it up depending on the needs of your outfit.

Know Your Lingerie Drawer Essentials

We love bra camisoles for their versatility and variety - they range from practical to pretty, sporty to sexy - whatever you need.

Understand what you’re looking for when opting for a cami  –

  • Is it to wear under clothing or to pair with you pajama bottoms?
  • Do you want to wear it as a tank top with a little extra support?
  • Are you looking for one to wear when exercising? Or, for yoga?

Knowing what you want and how you’ll be wearing it will make shopping and choosing the right cami a piece of cake.

Many lingerie lovers find the easiest solution is to have a variety of womens camisoles tucked into their drawer so they’re ready for any occasion.