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How to Get Away With Not Wearing a Bra...No One Will Ever Know!

Aren't you just sick of bras sometimes? Is there anything better than taking your bra off at the end of the day? But, most importantly is there any way you can go out without a bra? Yes, there are. There are a lot of bra alternatives and tricks for going bra free, not to mention not wearing a bra can actually help with shoulder pain and can reduce the potential of breasts sagging.

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So here's what to wear instead of a bra and how to get away with not wearing a bra: 

Let's start with the basics:

1. A really tight tank top 

tight tank top instead of bra

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This is the simplest and easiest way to get away with not wearing a bra. With your everyday casual wear. Choose a super-tight tank top to wear under your blouse or anything else you're going to wear. It will keep the girls in place and control how they appear. However, this is much easier for smaller busts.

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2. Nipple Pasties

Nipple Pasties

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If the nipples are an issue for you, Just cover them in a very simple way. Nipple pasties. . If you're wondering what that is, let me explain. It is made of soft jacquard polyester and a re-usable adhesive. Can be worn under swimwear, unpadded bras, medium padded sports bras, sheer tops, or braless. In other words, it is a life-saving creation.

3. Bralettes


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Why do we forget about Bralettes? They're 10 times more comfortable because they don't have wires, they give more support than if you go completely braless, they're really pretty and they can be part of your outfit!

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4. Tank tops with a built-in bra 

tank tops with built in bra

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Yes, they exist and they're so much comfier than wearing an actual bra. They're a must-try.

5. Fashion Tapes

With deep v-necks or loose tops, this Hollywood trick is the best. Fashion tapes will hold your top in place so you don't have to worry about a wardrobe malfunction. 

6. Boob Tape 

A boob tape is a fabric adhesive strip that is specifically designed to keep the girls in place. This could include pushing them together for more noticeable cleavage or holding them slightly lifted and shaped. It's a great option if you're wearing something that you're not sure how to wear a bra with or if you're having a "no bra day."

If you don't want to wear a bra, winter is your best friend, and here are some suggestions:

1. Big sweaters 


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The best thing about winter are big sweaters and coats that help us go bra free = worry free. If you're still worried, you can wear a tight tank top or turtleneck under your sweater to make sure they stay in place.

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2. Scarves


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Throwing on a scarf is one of the best things you can do. In winter, big blanket scarves will literally cover everything. You'll feel secured, comfy, and warm.

3. Oversized Blazers 

Oversized blazer

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Oversized blazers or jackets are your best friend because you can wear them without worrying about whether or not people can tell if you're wearing a bra. Simply wrap yourself in one and enjoy your freedom.

You can still go braless in the summer heat, and here are a few ideas:

1. Summer Scarves 

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In summer you can also get away with covering your breast with a thin scarf or a silk scarf draped over them so you can go bra free whenever you want. 

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2. Bandeaus


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Bandeaus are another great bra alternative that can even be a nice summer clothing item as well. They give support while taking a lot of the weight off the shoulders. 

3. Lace, patterns, and embroidery 

floral shirt

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A lot of detail like lace, embroidery, sequins, and patterns are a great clothing trip to take attention away from the breasts!

You can still wear your evening gowns without a bra; here are a few ideas:

1. Tight fit evening dresses

evening dress

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With dresses, silicon bras are your besties. Or you can pick a dress that is tight fitted on top, so it controls and holds the breasts properly in shape. If it's a thick material you won't have to worry about nipples. 

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2. Bodysuits or Camisoles


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Bodysuits are not just made to be sexy, they're actually very practical and securing if you're looking for anything other than a bra. Camisoles can also help as a great undergarment under your dress.

3. Cupped clothing; tops and dresses


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Some dresses and tops come with built-in cups or bra fits, like corset tops or dresses that are actually very edgy. 

Things you should avoid at all costs for your own safety and avoid awkward situations:

Thin tops and thin materials

The thinner the material, the less support you will feel, and the breasts are more likely to show through. If you want to avoid that, go for thicker clothing with thick linings and material. 

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