I Don’t Care if My Exposed Bra Straps Look Skanky

bra straps showingIt is hot out there, ladies. How hot is it? It's so hot I saw a chicken lay a fried egg! It's so hot the birds are using potholders to grab the worms! It's so hot, when you pull a potato out of the ground, it's already baked! Ba-DUM-bum! Okay, really bad jokes aside, it's hot, and when it's this hot, it's time to break out the tank tops. No matter how much you may hate your underarm flab, there comes a point when you have to go sleeveless ... we may be cooler, but then we face the bra strap conundrum. 

Do you let your bra straps show?


Sure, there are tanks that have thicker straps, so it may not be a huge issue, but these days, those skinny little straps are in. What do you do? I admit, I let mine show. Granted, my bras have smaller straps because, well, I don't have much in the northern region to hold up, so the bras that have the thicker straps aren't needed. Actually I could get away with no bra, but, well, that's a topic for another post.

Say you don't want to let your bra straps show -- what do you do with those cute tops with skinny straps? I know, we can grab a strapless bra, but, ummm, has anyone found a strapless bra that is comfortable and doesn't totally inch downward, so you have to hike it up every three minutes? If you have, please pass on that Holy Grail info of underwear, as strapless bras and this mama at the park just don't mix.

I've seen those bras with the clear plastic straps, but when you wear those, you aren't fooling anyone -- we still see your straps. They are there, still showing.

So, I am left with letting my straps show. I try to keep them together and match my bra and tops accordingly so as not to wear a black bra under a white tank. I'm not the only one, I know. Have the wardrobe goddesses given a silent nod to this practice ... or is it still kinda skanky to do this?

Do you let your bra straps show?


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