Underachievers: Sexy but Comfortable Bras and Underwear

by admin

You don’t have to sacrifice sexy style to get full support and smooth lines.


Lovely Lingerie



We know lacy, pretty lingerie with subtle details and pops of color makes you feel like a million bucks – even if no one sees it. But dealing with falling straps, uncomfortable underwire, and itchy fabric can be a pain – so we've put together some of the sexiest underthings that are comfortable, supportive, and flatter your figure.


Give Up Your Ultra-low Thong



Get this tummy-flattening style. Hanky Panky, $23


Say No to Thongs



Also try: Victoria's Secret Lacy Hiphugger, $16; Victoria Secret stores nationwide.


Give Up Your Plain Nude Bra



Get a sheer girly lace number. Wacoal, $36


Give Up Your Granny Panties



Get cute pastel boy shorts. Barely There, two for $18


Add a Little Embellishment



Try: Gap Supersoft button detail cotton hipster, $12.50; Available at GapBody stores and (800) Gap-Style


Give Up Your Cami



Get a bra with a built-in peek-a-boo lace panel. Soma, $42


Feel Pretty with Lace



Also try: OnGossamer Biscayne Lace V-Plunge, $55


Throw Away Your Ugly Jumbo Bra



Get one with sweet details and full support. Fayreform, $68


Look for Pretty Details



Try: Panache Tango Spirit balconette bra, $68; breakoutbras.com


Give Color a Try



Try: Fruit of the Loom, Fresh collection, $10; Walmart stores and Walmart.com


Toss Your Hide-me Shapewear



Get something you'll want to show off. Donna Karan intimates, $68


Dress Up Your Shapewear



Try: Dr Rey Snake Brief, $30; Sears


Give Up Your Lumpy Padded Bra



Get this smooth operator. Maidenform, $34


Go Wireless



Try: Warners Elements of Bliss Print Wire-Free Contour bra, $30; Kohl's stores and kohls.com


Give Up Your Boring Tighty-Whities



Get a pretty jolt of color. Target, $4


Free Yourself from Seams



Try: Jockey Naturals Seamfree Bikini, $9.50 or 3 for $24, jockey.com


Give Stockings a Shot



Try: Calvin Klein, Calvinklein.com for stores and prices.


Go Strapless without Mishaps



Strapless bras, while usually uncomfortable and annoying, are sometimes a necessity. Here's our pick for the best: Lilyette Strapless Underwire convertible minizer bra $32. barenecessities.com