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. 

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Senior Fashion Editor

Eliza Huber is a New York City–based fashion editor who specializes in trend reporting, brand discovery, and celebrity style. She joined Who What Wear in 2021 after almost four years on the fashion editorial team at Refinery29, the job she took after graduating with a marketing degree from the University of Iowa. She has since launched two monthly columns, Let's Get a Room and Ways to Wear; profiled the likes of Dakota Fanning, Diane Kruger, Katie Holmes, and Sabrina Carpenter for WWW's monthly cover features; and reported on everything from the relationship between Formula One and fashion to the top trends from fashion month, season after season. Eliza now lives on the Upper West Side and spends her free time researching F1 fashion imagery for her side Instagram accounts @thepinnacleoffashion and @f1paddockfits, running in Central Park, and scouring eBay for '90s Prada and '80s Yves Saint Laurent.