bridal lingerie

How to pick the best lingerie for your wedding dress

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    You’ve said yes, been fitted for the wedding dress of your dreams and booked the band… but what about lingerie? Picking the perfect underpinnings to set off your gown can seem like a daunting task.

    Lingerie plays a huge part in your wedding, as it determines how your dress will both look and feel. Your underwear should work with your dress to give you all the support you need, accentuating your assets, making you look sleek and sensational from morning and noon to night.

    But worry not, we got the expert at Ultimo to give us the lowdown on how to help pick out the best bridal lingerie for your big day…

    The best underwear for a backless wedding dress

    If you have chosen your dress already, consider its style and shape – is it structured with built-in support, bones, or a corset? Or is it silky and slinky? A slinky dress can call for a bit more thought in terms of lingerie. Look out for a low back strapless bra, and pair it with our amazing high waist knickers to give you a super sleek silhouette and avoid unsightly lumps and bumps. It’s advisable to avoid heavily embellished undergarments as these can show through the fabric, detracting from your look.

    The best underwear for a strapless wedding dress

    A strapless wedding dress will require a strapless bra, so try Ultimo’s Multiway Strapless bra. With its ‘wear five ways’ strap solutions, it will accommodate a plethora of styles from halter neck to asymmetric or removed completely.

    The best underwear for a fitted dress

    No bride wants a visible panty line on her big day. That kind of activity is highly impractical, so make time to find the perfect pair of pants. If your dress is figure hugging, the only option is seamless briefs to banish VPL – it will make your derriere look picture perfect.

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