Between elaborate cut-outs, exaggerated sweetheart necklines, and innovative silhouettes, you'd be hard pressed to find a dress that can accommodate a standard bra. And where most standard bras are out, going commando is far from a realistic choice as far as support is concerned. Blessed be the savior that is the bandeau bra.
Bandeaus offer more coverage and support (for both ends of the breast size spectrum) than your average strapless bra. Here, there's no incessant pulling up on the sides of a underwire, padded strapless piece. Instead, the bandeau bra covers the under side, top side, left side, and right side, keeping those ladies locked in tight when wearing the most complicated of clothing items.
Ahead, see our picks of the best — dare we say, helpful — boob cages (yup, that's what we're calling 'em) around. No more accidental nip-slips here.
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Cosabella Sweet Treat Bandeau, $45, available at Anthropologie.
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Gilligan & O'Malley Lace Bralette, $14.99, available at Target.
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Hanky Panky Signature Lace Lined Bandeau, $42, available at Journelle.