How to Avoid Wearing a Bra This Whole Summer, No Matter Your Size

Free nipples and boob sweat for all.

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Of the few things that rank above whipping your bra off at the end of the day in Satisfaction Points™, not wearing an underwire at all has to come out near the top. Here, some advice for how anyone can go free-boobing this summer—even those of us who were born without fashion-girl chests.

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Choose a thicker fabric
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Eliminates the need for nipple covers; still provides some support, emotional and otherwise. You could do a solid-colored knit like Olivia Newton-John here, but for extra coverage, go for a stripe or other print.

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Or structure
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The jacket-with-nothing-underneath thing is so chic and so flattering. If you're not keen on having to deal with fashion tape, though, just put on a bandeau—you still get the skin and the braless-ness, but with just a bit less *movement,* if you know what I mean.

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Go deep with the armholes
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It's simple optics: The more boob strategically shown, the less boob there must (conceivably) be. For that, the chic-girl version of a bro tank does just fine: The neckline should be cut low, the armholes should dip enough for some side-boob, and the whole effect should be breezy.

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Or loose, loose, loose
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As long as you've got some shoulder/clavicle action, you're good.

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Or a boob valance
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A huge ruffle hiding everything works too.

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Or boob scaffolding
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Boob *fence*? In any case, the laces provide the architecture that holds them in place while simultaneously advertising them. Perfect.

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