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This may seem like a silly question but can someone tell me when you'd where a patterned/embrossed bra? I've always stuck to very plain bras but I've just stopped BF my 15 month DD and want to wear some prettier bras but don't know when I could wear them i.e. under t-shirts you'd be able to see lumps/pattern so when would you wear a pretty/lacy bra? Also what is it acceptable to be able to see of your bra. I know when I was younger (I'm 40) you didn't let people see your bra straps but that seems to be acceptable nowdays. Also the top of the cup of a bra, is that ok? Again, apologies if these are silly questions
I think it depends on the bra and on the tshirt. If the tshirt is quite thin material or the bra quite lumpy then you do see it. I have one from Bravissimo that is patterened and you do not see it through my tshirts.
With regards to seeing your bra, do what you feel comfortable with. I don't like to show straps or the top of my bra as I think that it looks a bit sloppy.
Its mostly at work I worry about what it looks like. I work in a male dominated industry and I don't want to look tarty by wearing a bra underneath my t-shirts where they can see the bumpiness of the pattern of the bra IYSWIM but I also don't want to keep wearing the same old plain bras I've been wearing for over 2 years. I don't just want to feel just like 'mum' all the time
I just wanted to wear some nice underwear for me for a change but don't want the blokes here leering - which they do. It was especially bad when I was expressing 3 times a day at work and was wearing a nursing bra which is very thin. Lets just say, you could hang you coat up on me
mikafan fantasie have lovely bras in nude colurs with "embellishments", light embroidery or lace and i wear them under t-shirts, great fit, boobs well supported and really love them! my no 1 bra choice