Have you ever found a bridesmaid dress, prom dress, or just a little black dress for a night out that was almost perfect? On the rack and in all the pictures, it looked amazing, but when you looked at it up close, you noticed a gap in the back or a low neckline that exposed right where your bra should be? If you’re a B cup, maybe, it’s easy enough to go without for the night, but but for those of us who are a D or larger, these dresses can be problematic at best. If you don’t know the solution, you often walk away disappointed and settle for a dress you like less, but at least it keeps your bra from peeking through.
There are solutions, however. These dresses have existed for decades, and eventually lingerie designers realized that they would need to create lingerie to keep up. For any of those tricky dress types you’ve come across, there’s an hourglass woman who has wanted to make that dress work, and therefore, there’s a bra out there that can help. Here are some of our suggestions for five of the most difficult dress types: