Do you change your lingerie for the summer? Research says we definitely should be switching up our lingerie depending on the season. As the temperatures change so does your body, it's natural when its hotter your produce more sweat. In summer lighter and breathable fabrics should be opted for to allow you to feel cooler and reduce the incidence of any heat rashes or skin issues occurring due to fabric rubbing against your bust.
Fabrics such as cotton should be favoured as cotton allows your body to breathe and the light weight element helps to keep the sweat at bay. The style of bra you choose can remain the same but we notice many of you opt for non-padded or lightly padded styles as they keep you cooler. In summer it's also vital that you change your bra every day, as moisture can create bacteria and if you are wearing the same bra a few days in a row this can lead to rashes and soreness.
We also like to change up our lingerie colour scheme, as you tend to start wearing lighter colours in summer wearing lighter coloured lingerie is best. Styles such as convertible or strapless bras are favoured as you can wear pretty summer dresses and avoid your straps being on show. Lighter colours also reflect heat so they help to keep you cooler.
So, what should you be wearing in Summer? Well we've dedicated a page on our Holiday Shop to fulfil all your Summer Swimwear and Lingerie needs but we thought we'd pick some out for you as well. Take a look below at our top picks for some Summer lingerie inspiration.
White – a classic summer shade. White lingerie sales certainly rise in the summer and it's purely because of it being a versatile colour which reflects heat and doesn’t show through clothing. We've got hundreds of white bras to choose from on Belle Lingerie so the choice is yours but here's a few to help you out.
The Elomi Matilda Plunge Bra is a great classic style from Elomi and much loved for D+ cups. The Elomi Matilda features stretch style fabric with pretty pink detailing and it's non-padded making it comfortable and lightweight – perfect for Summer! It's available in cup sizes D – J and back sizes 32 – 46. Our next choice is the Fantasie Alex Side Support Bra one of our most popular selling white bras by Fantasie. What makes it great for Summer is it's white, non-padded and designed as an everyday wear bra which means guaranteed comfort and support all day long. It's available in cup sizes D – J and back sizes 30 – 42.
Next up we have a fabulous range by Freya and its continuity which means we sell it all year round! The Freya Hero Side Support Bra is an excellent Summer choice with its sheer mesh cups it's breathable and extra lightweight. The Freya Hero is available in cup sizes D – J and in back sizes 28 – 38. Our final pick is the Panache Tango Plunge Bra, a bestseller for the brand the Panache is a cult bra loved by many ladies. The Panache is a good choice if you need a high level of support, it's embroidered with Austrian leaf design which makes it pretty but discreet under clothing and again its non-padded.
Beige and Nude – our second most popular shade for summer is pretty much 50 shades of nude! As mentioned before light colours are perfect for summer, sometimes white may be too bright and can sometimes show through clothing depending on the colour so the best alternative is skin coloured lingerie in beige and nude.
The Curvy Kate Dottie Balcony Bra in Latte is a top pick, it's designed to support and provide great lift but with its mesh detailing and sheer cups it has less layers and keeps you boob-sweat free. It's available in cup sizes D – HH and back sizes 32 – 40. Our second shade of nude comes in the form of the Fantasie Fusion Side Support Bra in Sand. Composed in a mix of fabrics including elastane and nylon it's got great stretch and its lightweight and comfortable so you can wear it all day without feeling too hot and bothered. The Fantasie Fusion is available in cup sizes D – HH and back sizes 30 – 40.
The Pour Moi? Eden Side Support Bra in Oatmeal is another pick which would work great as a Summer bra, it's non-padded and features lace detailed cups which makes it lightweight but also pretty and delicate. The bow detailing and charms are a feminine addition and its available in cup sizes DD – J and back sizes 34 – 42. Last but not least we have the Panache Envy Full Cup Bra in Nude, similar to the Pour Moi? This bra features lace detailed cups which makes it breathable and it’s non-padded. The underwire provides the great support and the Full Cup style is great for fuller busts. Its available in cup sizes D – JJ and back sizes 30 – 38.
For all your other Summer lingerie needs visit our shop.