Bralette vs Bra vs Padded Bralette


If you’ve found yourself browsing this site, you probably appreciate modern and quality lingerie just as much as we do. Bralettes are no longer just for teenagers – a “dainty little thing, all flimsy straps, lace, and minimal padding”. The popularity of the flattering bralette has found its way to celebrities like the It girl—Kendall Jenner. Today, the key to working the bralette is remembering that it’s not about flashing the deep-v barbie doll cleavage, but dropping laid-back hints into your everyday outfit for that easy, luxe look.

What is a Bra? A bra is a form-fitting undergarment designed mainly for functional wear and support. They consist of two cups varying in coverage, padding, wires, straps and closures. They are usually padded and wired, although other options are also available.

What is a Bralette (or a “Triangle Bra”)? A bralette is a bra without wires or molded cups. They have thin or lacy straps like a regular bra, and provide a reasonable amount of support for small to average busted women. Microfiber, lace, or a cotton blend are the common fabrics used. Bralettes are often worn for style and comfort.

Try our Sheer Bralette: The Noir

What is a Padded Bralette? Maybe you’re lucky enough to be endowed with b or c cups to wear an unpadded bralette and still look flattering, or confident enough to wear an unpadded bralette under a t-shirt (with your nips stickin’ out); but if not, there are now padded bralette options with just the right amount of coverage and support. They are essentially bralettes with padding – yes, you get support, style and comfort all in one. Oh what a novel, liberating thing!

Try our Padded Range of –

Front Hook Bralettes: The Lea and Alexa

Lace Bralettes: Chloe

Silk Bralettes: London and Elle

Bandeau Bralettes: Melissa and Keira

Y-back Bralettes: Kate and Saasha

Cross-back Bralettes: Miranda and Miami

Shop Lace Bralettes Singapore

How to choose the Size of the Bralette? Bralettes usually come in S, M and L sizing. This corresponds to 32, 34, and 36 (bra band width). If you are A or B cup, stick with your band width. If you are C cup, choose a size up. Eg. 32A and 32B is S, 32C is M. 34A and 34B is M, 34C is L.

Because we believe less is more. And you are enough.



Ashley Summer – Slow Living x Curated Collective


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A celebration of slow living,
A curated collective of raw luxury –
unpretentious and sustainable.

Weaving traditions into modernity,
An empowerment through femininity.

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Our philosophy of slow living (or slowly-made fashion) and love for the diverse cultures in South East Asia brought us to travel across the archipelago to source for quality products and materials to manufacture our own unique pieces. Lace, silk, grass and leather take centre stage to our beautifully handcrafted lifestyle products.

We believe in a curated collective of raw luxury that is unpretentious and sustainable. We fuse traditional skills of artisans together with modern designs to create products that are both beautiful and unique. Each piece is painstakingly handmade, artisanal and modern.

Take your time, shop around. We hope you’ll love them as much as we do.

Shop Lingerie : Lace Bralettes | Silk Bralettes | Padded Bralettes

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