What to Wear Under Your Wedding Gown

The season's dare-to-bare gowns call for special-edition shapewear to ensure a flawless look.

By: Naima DiFranco

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  • With a Sleek Sheath

    With a Sleek Sheath

    Figure-hugging gowns — simple as they may seem — show every single line. Go for seamless styles to do away with VPL.

    Try: Pretty Little Bras racerback bra and On Gossamer seamless thong

    Gown by Pronovias

  • With a Curve-Hugging Gown

    With a Curve-Hugging Gown

    Take a style cue from Kim K. and pair a body-con dress with a shapewear slip with control panels and underwire lift.

    Try: La Perla shapewear slip at Journelle

    Gown by Romona Keveza

  • With a Lightweight Gown

    With a Lightweight Gown

    Pair a lightweight breezy gown with a barely there stretch tulle bodysuit for subtle slimming effect.

    Try: La Perla bodysuit with balconette bra

    Gown by Marchesa

  • With a Low-Back Gown

    With a Low-Back Gown

    With six ways to wear this ultra- versatile bra it is a default choice for any gown! Try it backless, strapless, halter, criss-cross back, one-shoulder or classic.

    Try: Jezebel Convertible Plunge Plush Up

    Gown by Wonder by Jenny Packham at David's Bridal

  • With a Backless Gown

    With a Backless Gown

    Flaunt your toned back while still providing support for the “girls” with this self-adhesive bra. Bonus: The clasp-front style amplifies cleavage.

    Try: Nüdwear backless silicone bra with lace overlay

    Gown by Beloved by Casablanca

  • With a Curve-Hugging Gown

    With a Curve-Hugging Gown

    A sleek gown with a plunging neckline needs a strong foundation. Sleekify all over with this one-piece that boasts lifting cups as well as tummy- tucking boning.

    Try: Va Bien Ultra-lift Low Plunge bodysuit

    Gown by Kenneth Pool

  • With a Barely-There Gown

    With a Barely-There Gown

    It’s time to bust out the gel petal covers when you need a braless look for that tricky illusion gown.

    Try: Nüdwear self-adhesive nipple covers

    Gown by Ines Di Santo

  • With an Open Back

    With an Open Back

    So you bought a dress with no back to speak of: Defy gravity with a self- adhesive backless bra.

    Try: U-plunge backless bra at Journelle.com

    Gown by Joy Collection by Eugenia Collection

  • With a Thigh-Grazing Mermaid

    With a Thigh-Grazing Mermaid

    Banish saddlebag bulge and flatten your tummy in a lightweight, allover lace-edged slimmer.

    Try: Amia mid-thigh Bodysuit from Hourglass Angel

    Gown by Oscar de la Renta

  • With a Plunging V-Neck

    With a Plunging V-Neck

    With super-low necklines, go for a bra with an equally deep plunge that supports and enhances your cleavage.

    Try: VaBien Low Plunge Basque bra

    Gown by Lazaro Bridal

  • With a Low-Cut Gown

    With a Low-Cut Gown

    Plump up your decolletage with this bra’s supple foam cups, which add a naturally ample lift and fullness.

    Try: PrimaDonna bra from Rigby & Peller

    Gown by Alvina Valenta

What to Wear Under Your Wedding Gown