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Why Black Lingerie Is A Girl’s Best Friend

Brav 1What does black,Brav 2 feeling ‘spendy’ and gloomy weather have in common? You guessed it! It’s Black Friday time again! Now diamonds may be forever and flowers sweet as ever, but black lingerie is timeless, powerful and sophisticated. What better gift to add a bit of extra spice to your collection to suit any endeavors for Black Friday and beyond!

Take a look at our gorgeous black bra collection and embrace your #amazing you. Black bras are both stylish and timeless and one of the most popular bra colours. They are great to wear under any dark or mid-tone tops for everyday and great for parties too, because if there is flash photography, you can be sure your bra won’t be visible. If you want to treat yourself to something flirty, pretty, sexy or stylish, this is our pick of the best black bras this winter.

Brav 3Brav 4You’ll look nonstop chic and classic in this beautiful bra…

Party season is coming up and there is nothing better than sleek lingerie that perfectly suits your body. You will look fantastic on a dance floor with any amazing outfit you choose. Low plunge, close fitting gown? Whatever outfit you choose, this Deco Spotlight Bra is your go to choice.

You’re prepared for any social situation at any given time…

If you adore floral patterns and love styles with embroidery, you must try the Peony Bra by Bravissimo. This winter floral will make you feel like screen goddess from a bygone era. This delicate set comes with Peony shorts, Peony thong and Peony Brav 5suspender and would make the perfect luxury gift from you to you.

Want to stick with classic silhouette?

Aria Bra by Panache is exactly what you are looking for! The Aria has moulded cups to create smooth lines under your clothes and is perfect for V-necks and plunging necklines. It also offers support, comfort and amazing cleavage.

Feeling fun and flirty, but still want to stick with a classic?

You will love our pretty Posy Bra that’s a true must have for this winter. This ditsy floral with pops of bright colour, is teamed with delicate black lace, so it’s wearable and sexy. In cup sizes from HH+ the top cup is lined, so nobody has to miss out, on this utterly adorable balconette. Available with Posy short and Posy brief.

It’s always an appropriate time to wear black…

Especially if you like your lingerie sexy, then the Vixen should be top of your wish list. Even though the cups are sheer, it provides fantastic support and it gives a gorgeous rounded shape, just purr-fect to show off your hidden Vixen. The sheer style, houndstooth detailing and silver thread, gives you that sassy feel. If you want a real statement set, you can buy the Vixen thong, or Vixen brief and Vixen suspender… and your Friday will be anything but black!


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What Bridal Lingerie Should You Wear Under Your Wedding Dress?

Deco Darling Strapless Bra

When planning a wedding, choosing what bridal lingerie to wear may not be the first thing that springs to mind. But nevertheless here at Bravissimo we believe that choosing the right bridal bra to go with your wedding gown is key to feeling beautiful and comfortable on your big day.

After all, with so many wedding dress styles and necklines to choose from (strapless, one shoulder, spaghetti straps, halter neck, V-neck, cowl, scoop, illusion and boat neck) how do you choose the right wedding underwear for the right neckline and dress?

Satine Bra

At Bravissimo, we have some stunning wedding underwear; to find a style that works with your dress, take a look at our recommended bridal lingerie for different neckline styles.


The Deco Darling Strapless Bra by Freya is perfect for a strapless style, one shoulder, sweetheart neckline, Evie Bridal Braspaghetti straps, halter neck, or illusion. It also comes with multi way straps, so you can wear it after your big day. From the same range, you can also purchase three styles of briefs, plus a garter and suspenders.

We know you love the Satine Bra by Bravissimo, our super comfortable padded plunge. The great news is, it comes in ivory with matching briefs or a thong. This style is the best choice, if you are wearing a V-neck, cowl neck, or sweetheart neckline with straps.

The Evie Bridal Bra by Panache is a very pretty but versatile bra. It is cut higher than the Deco Darling, so is suitable for bandeau styles, rather than a sweetheart strapless styles. It could also be worn with boat necks, spaghetti straps, higher halter necks and shifts dress style. If your dress is cut loose around the arms, this bra has multi way straps. It is also available with other bridal accessories.

If your gown style is column or bias cut and you want to create a smooth line under your dress, don’t forget our Evie Bridal Basque by Panache, which is good for creating structure, even when your dress is loose.

To make that all as easy as possible, we have also put together a table with all the styles listed here and the recommended wedding underwear associated with them.

Wedding Dress Style Recommended Bridal Lingerie
Sweetheart Neckline (Strapless) Deco Darling Strapless Bra
Sweetheart Neckline (Straps) Satine Bra
V-Neck Satine Bra
Cowl Neckline Satine Bra
Bandeau Style Evie Bridal Bra
Boat Neck Evie Bridal Bra
Halter Neck Evie Bridal Bra or Deco Darling Strapless Bra
One Shoulder Deco Darling Strapless Bra
Spaghetti Straps Evie Bridal Bra or Deco Darling Strapless Bra
Illusion Style Deco Darling Strapless Bra
Shift Dress Evie Bridal Bra
Column Evie Bridal Basque
Bias Evie Bridal Basque

Don’t forget you can visit our bridal underwear section for even more choice!

Finally, a great tip when buying a wedding bra, buy it just before your dress fitting and don’t forget to take it along.

What do you think of our suggestions? Is there anything we missed? We would love to hear your thoughts and opinions in the comments! Otherwise, thanks for reading and if you are a bride-to-be, have a wonderful day! love Bravissimo.


Sweet Ice Cream Shades!

The sun is finally shining – what better reason is there to scoop up one of our NEW ice cream coloured swimwear or lingerie styles?! x

Sweet Ice Cream Shades L-R: Lily Bra in Pink, £27; Monaco Bikini Top in Gingham, £34; Buttercup Bra in Cream, £32





Beautiful Bravissimo Brides

Something new, something old, something borrowed, something blue… and of course something white! Choosing the perfect wedding gown is something most girls’ dream of, but it is also essential to find the perfect bridal bra or basque to give you the best shape and support whichever dress you choose.

Check out our capsule collection of bridal lingerie, designed to get you feeling sleek, supported, confident and gorgeous in your spectacular gown.

P.s. Enjoy your special day!

Lola Luxe Basque Lola Luxe Basque, £50, available in a F-K cup
Evie Bridal Bra Evie Bridal Bra, £35, available in a D-H cup
Evie Bridal Basque Evie Bridal Basque, £49, available in a D-H cup