Underwear as outerwear dos and don’ts
Underwear as outerwear is not going anywhere in the nearest future. Maybe because fashion needs to expand its borders or because celebrities like stepping on stage scantily clad. But, some of the underwear as outerwear pieces are just too cute to hide. Lingerie-inspired clothes brings in sensuality to your everyday wear making you feel fab not only inside but also outside. Read our tips on underwear as outerwear dos and don’ts to make the most of your trendy look.
Let’s draw the line here right away, there is lingerie-inspired clothes, which combines the features of both lingerie and outerwear such as tops, dresses, skirts and there is underwear worn as outerwear. Both can look great but there are some things you need to consider when practicing underwear as outerwear fashion.
DO choose your underwear as outerwear according to the occasion. Lingerie is a revealing wear so you don’t want to be misrepresented by your outfit and end up getting all kinds of looks.
DON’T wear clothes that’s all about lingerie. You want to look exquisite with a hint of seduction and sensuality? Wear a corset or bustier or choose a dress with corset-like lacing, lace trimming or sensual straps. Corset-like dresses can be elegant and sexy.
DO combine your underwear with outerwear not to look like you’ve been robbed or simply forgotten to put something on before going out. You can unbutton your shirt to show off some lacy top you’re wearing underneath or a bit of lace trim of your bra. Keep the rest of the outfit tamed, though. The same with the bottom part of your body. If you wear lingerie-like short, skirt, or pants keep your top tamed.
DON’T show off old, worn out underwear. It’s not attractive or fashionable.
DO wear underwear styled as outerwear rather than your regular lingerie since it is much more revealing or practical. Many labels are getting this trend incorporated into their collections. They create special designs of lingerie that you can show off and look stylish and fashionable.
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