Cleaning my undies drawer in preparation for the new season got me thinking that come Fall/Winter, I tend to stock up on a few very particular intimates. My essentials, as I like to call them, are the kind of undergarment styles that tend to combine both function and comfort, basically the kind of bras that can be worn with pretty much any top or dress imaginable, or comfy underwear styles that work equally well skinny jeans and slinky skirts. As I was making a mental list of some of these essentials I needed to update for the next season, I thought that it may be kinda fun to do a special post about them. I’ve never done one of these before, but I do feel that it’s long overdue since in my opinion the right undergarments are the foundation of any outfit, and most of the time make the world of difference in terms of how well your clothes fit. So, without further ado, here are my absolute musts!
The Wireless Bra – love it because of how comfortable it is, this sculpted wireless triangle bra from Calvin Klein is a favorite by far. Aside from being so comfortable to wear it feels like you’re wearing nothing at all, it’s so smooth, it’s practically invisible under any tight top or dress.
The Invisible Thong – practically undetectable under even the tightest bottom styles, I tend to stock up on the ones from Calvin Klein the most. Soft, comfortable and virtually invisible under just about anything from skin-tight jeans, to slip dresses and silky skirts. Basically go-to undies style for any occasion!
Shaping Slip – this is literally a life savior, and a perfect piece to go under dresses for that extra level of security. I wear quite a bit of white and lace dresses, which often times can be a bit too see-through for my taste, but having a slip handy easily solves that problem. Normally, I tend to go for body-hugging styles since they work equally well under form-fitting pieces and flowy ones, fit like second skin, and are completely undetectable under clothing.
Half Slip – since shaping slip doesn’t always work with skirts (in case I’m wearing a skirt with a crop top for example), I lot of times, half slip is what I opt for when I wear skirts. A great layering piece, normally, I look for ones that have a slit in the back so I don’t feel constrained when walking around as I’ve struggled in the past with slips that were simply impossible to move around in.
Seamless Convertible Cami – I love to wear these camis under blouses. Because they are completely seamless, they do not show even under the thinnest, silkiest blouses I tend to wear so much. Another purpose – they are a great layering piece when it gets a bit colder. Soft and comfy, they feel like you’re wearing nothing at all, yet they definitely help add that extra layer during colder months of the year.
Special thank you to Bloomingdale’s and ShopStyle for partnering with me on this post.