5 Rules of Wearing Summer Dresses If You Have Big Boobs

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To all our ladies blessed with bigger chests…this one goes out to you. We understand the daily struggle of finding pieces that are flattering, comfortable and cute, too. And when it comes to summer dresses, the last thing the girls need is to be squished and hidden to the point of oblivion or on display with a chance of a slip. So, where’s that happy medium? Well, we’ve got you covered.

Whether you’re looking to show off what your mama gave ‘ya or are hoping to minimize them for the day, here are five rules of wearing summer dresses that you’ll want to live by during the scorching hot days.

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1. Go For A Short Hemline Or Low V-neck, But Not Both

If you’ve got ‘em, flaunt ‘em, but we like to err on the side of caution when it comes to showing a little too much skin. We suggest sticking to short lengths *or* low-cut shirts, not both at the same time, which can feel like a little much. After all, playing around with proportions is one of the main steps to mastering sandwich dressing.

Shop short hemline styles: Adelfia Mini Dress ($179); Natasha Dress LoveShackFancy ($295); Selina Dress ($218); Floral Ruffle Dress ($98); Ruffle Mini Dress ($119); La Bonita Mini Dress ($209)

Shop low V-neck styles: Strappy Tier Dress ($65); Plunge Cutout Maxi Dress ($100; $75); Chicago Maxi Dress ($163); Reina Dress ($298); Kaye Silk Dress Es ($278); Ava Dress ($355); Assi Dress ($128)

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2. Square-cut Smock Dresses With Supportive Straps Are Your Best Friend

Ahh…there’s nothing like a style and cut that was just meant to flatter big boobs while also keeping them oh so comfy and secure. The square neckline will keep you looking polished and stylish, while also providing enough space to show off dainty jewelry. Plus, finding smock dresses with thicker straps than spaghetti will keep your boobs lifted and feeling supported.

Shop similar styles: Smocked Bodice Easy Maxi Dress ($100; $75); The Ellie Nap Dress ($150); Jeune Dress ($218); Inka Dress ($248); Villa Dress ($248); Smocked Bodice Easy Mini Dress ($70; $53); Lemon Print Mini Dress ($88); Pippa Short Dress ($163); The Smock Dress ($98)

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3. Use Puff Sleeves To Balance Out Your Chest

Statement shoulders are bound to turn heads, and we especially love puff sleeves for women with larger chests, as they draw the eye to the shoulders rather than the girls. To keep things proportional, copy the stylish gal above and opt for something with a cinched waist (cut-outs are fair game!), which will help to define your figure and give off an hourglass look.

Shop similar styles: Cross Of Sunlight Mini ($78); Merrill Puff Sleeve Mini Dress ($225); Paulie Cotton Poplin Dress ($158); Greyson Linen Dress ($218); Zula Linen Dress ($248); Ruched Puff Sleeve Poplin Midi Dress ($120; $90)

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4. Embrace Wrap Dresses

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: One of the most flattering thing you can do for a larger chest is bring the eye inwards. And what better way to do this than with the beloved wrap dress? The tie at the waist, the tapering of the silhouette and the v-neckline hit the trifecta for a phenomenal look. For ladies with big boobs, we suggest finding wrap dresses according to the size of your chest, as the waist can be manually adjusted with the ties.

Shop similar styles: Cape-Sleeve Mini Dress ($98); Print wrap dress ($40; $26); Weiss Linen Dress ($218); Eloise Faux-Wrap Dress ($348); Eloise Asymmetrical Faux-Wrap Dress ($438); Liquorish floral midi wrap dress ($91; $70); Floral Crepe Dress ($185)

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5. Don’t Shy Away From Slim Fits

Everyone needs a staple t-shirt dress, but sometimes a frumpy oversized t-shirt dress can look disheveled and unkempt. Enter: the slim-fit sweater dress. The mock neck will keep your chest feel the support it needs and deserves since the extra fabric up top means you can wear your coziest bra and not have to worry about straps popping out. Win-win.

Shop similar styles: Carly Basketweave Knit Maxi Dress ($158); Alden Knit Dress Es ($128); Townes Knit Dress ($148); Kamila Knit Dress ($148); Long-Sleeve O-Ring Sweater Midi Dress ($89; $67); LEIMERE Atacama Tank Dress ($88); Smokeshow Dress ($49); The Ribbed Tank Dress ($78)

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