The Aussies have a delightfully irreverent way with fashion and an quirky take on the high-low mix. The girls Down Under also know how to flaunt what they’ve got up top – without showing off all the goods. With Australian Fashion Week in full swing, Tommy Ton snapped up a handful of hotties who show us how to exhibit their bras with style, not sleaze.
How to work the look for yourself? First, choose a bra that looks like it’s intended to be seen (no smoothing Calvin Klein cups!), like one of T by Alexander Wang’s sporty staples with a boyish T, sans sleeves (buy it a couple sizes too big for a casual, anti-fitted look). Or do a more approachable spin on a racy, lacy number – try Stella McCartney’s floral-print as a less lingerie-heavy alternative – with a shock of leather. And the very bold might spring for wearing their full-coverage bra, like VPL’s insertion, as a top! With a sweet cardigan and wildly print pencil skirt, it’s almost even ladylike. Almost…
T by Alexander Wang Jersey Triangle Bra
On Net-a-Porter for $110.
A.L.C. Fiona Scoop Back Tee
On Shopbop for $135.
Stella McCartney Ilda Driving Soft Bra
At Barneys New York for $105.
Blouson Noir Waistcoat
At Browns Fashion for $637 (£395) from $1,267 (£785).
3. Lady Gone Vamp:
VPL Insertion Stretch-Cotton Soft-Cup Bra
On Net-a-Porter for $95.
Peter Pilotto Printed Stretch-Jersey Pencil Skirt
On Net-a-Porter for $910.
Bottega Veneta Snap-Front Cardigan
At Barneys New York for $1,020.