Jan 3, 2018 Bra

How to Finally Pull Off the Bra-Top Trend

Season after season, fashion insiders break out the bra-top trend. Normally we think a recurring style is a good thing, though we're well aware that despite its longevity, this trend can be intimidating. While street style stars make wearing a bra over a top look effortless, styling this trend IRL can feel like quite the opposite.

Per usual, we want a simple solution for pulling off any trend. Our conclusion: It's all about mastering the art of layering. There's an art to picking the right bra top to wear over an oversize button-down or simple white tee. To help you out, we've curated our favorite bra tops on the market to further simplify this trend. From delicate lace to sporty styles, you're sure to find one that suits your style.

Keep scrolling to get some inspiration for how to wear this trend.

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Layer a bra top with a basic white tee for a casual look.

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This trend works perfectly with a midi skirt. 

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Try this monochrome look. 

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Use a bra top as a statement piece. 

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Bra tops add shape to oversize garments. 

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You can never go wrong with an all-black bra. 

Anine Bing Stretch-Lace Soft-Cup Bra ($100)

This lace bra is so delicate and classy.

Available in sizes XS to L. 

Alexander Wang Ribbed Wrap Bra ( $325 ) ($221)

Layer this over a white tee and then throw on some vintage denim. 

Available in sizes XS to L. 

Baserange Mississippi Bra Velour in Caron Beige ( $75 ) ($51)

A velvet bra? Yes, please.

Available in sizes XS to L. 

Eres Leopard-Print Silk-Blend Satin Soft-Cup Bra ($355)

Try layering this bra over a dress. 

Available in sizes 32B to 36C. 

Farrow Naomi Top ($78)

There's no such thing as too many ruffles.

Available in sizes S to L. 

Fleur du Mal Chat Lace Tank Bra ($135)

This bra top is so dreamy. 

Available in sizes XS to L. 

Georgia Alice Dustland Crop ( $379 ) ($261)

Layer this over an oversize button-down for a sophisticated, stylish look. 

Available in sizes 4 to 12. 

Hesperios Isla Bralette in Natural ($100)

This bralette is perfect for a minimalistic look. 

Available in sizes S to L. 

Lisa Marie Fernandez Selena Smocked Polka-Dot Cotton Top ($295)

Wear this over a simple T-shirt. 

Available in sizes 1 to 4.

Marieyet Ryym Top in Red Bean ( $70 ) ($41)

We're officially obsessed with this rose color. 

Available in sizes S to L. 

Marni Striped Cotton-Blend Bra Top ( $650 ) ($390)

Why not go bold with this option?

Available in sizes 36 to 46.

Prada Bead-Embellished Wool-Blend Bouclé Cropped Top ($1200)

The detailing on this top is unique. 

Available in sizes 36 to 46.

T by Alexander Wang Cotton-Fleece Bra Top ($195)

Pair this with a white button-down shirt and oversize trousers. 

Available in sizes XS to L. 

Topshop Kendall + Kylie Satin Triangle Bra ($70)

This bra's silk-lace combo is perfection. 

Available in sizes XS to L. 

Valentino Cropped Ribbed-Wool Top ( $490 ) ($294)

You can't go wrong with this ribbed style. 

Available in sizes S to L. 

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