The most annoying thing about finding a great top when you have a big bust is that everything looks like an unflattering tent when you put it on. Or it looks like a maternity shirt. No one wants to look like a fabric structure or eternally pregnant. Take your girls, fit them in a good bra and try these 5 blouses perfectly suited for busty babes.
You can never go wrong with a V-neck top. It reveals just enough skin to elongate your neck through the torso so your breasts don’t visually weigh down your entire figure. The blouse must also be the correct length–not too long, not too short. Allow for enough fabric to be tucked in or to skim (not tent out) to the top of your hips.
No one wears a wrap dress like a woman with a full bust. So wearing a wrap or faux wrap top is equally as lovely. To start, the wrap creates a V-neckline but it also defines your waist to balance out your bust. The fabric is often stretchy enough to cover your chest without looking like you are straining at the seams. Plus the “wrap” effect adds a pretty visual detail.
Horizontal stripes are fine. We like them plenty. But a blouse with diagonal stripes is well suited for a top-heavy woman. The direction of the stripes downplays the size of your bust. Think of it as camouflage. While horizontal stripes could look distorted on your body, the diagonal stripe tricks the eye and looks insanely flattering.
Button Front Blouse
This silhouette is very, very frustrating for busty women. Your bra may peek out of the buttons, the buttons stretch in unflattering directions and it all just looks wrong. Look for one with fabric that has give and stretch. Fit the buttoned blouse to the widest part of your bust. That means you can button it properly. Then have a tailor add darts to the sides so it looks feminine and fitted.
The flowing fabric and fitted waistband of a blouson top is a comfortable and flattering look. A large bust has lot of room up there, but it’s the slimming bottom that makes this shirt work so well. The blouson allows busty ladies to get the feel of a peasant top without the look of a wearing a potato sack.
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