8 Very Surprising Dress-&-Bra Mashups

If you're in search of one of those articles about how to conceal your bra under tricky dress silhouettes, sorry, this isn't it. If, instead, you're looking to up that already-impressive sartorial game you've been working at this summer, read on. Thanks to the trend that keeps on giving — ahem, exposed lingerie — we're bringing our underthings center stage for eight fresh and unexpected ways to wear cutout dresses this summer.
Going backless? Why not use the extra real estate for something a little more interesting than, well, a bare back? A web-like strappy bralette or bondage-inspired underpinning will add loads of edge to your finished ensemble (even though all you really did was put on your underwear). Do deep V-necks kind of scare you? Not anymore, thanks to lacy, longline bras. Ahead, even more cool-kid ways to wear your undies.