What Is a Balconette Bra?


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A balconette bra provides minimal coverage with wide-set straps and lifting support for the breasts. Balconette bras are also known as shelf bras or balcony bras.

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Balconette bras are similar in style to demi bras and have in common wide-set straps, lifting support and less coverage than a full-cup bra.The main difference between a balconette bra and a demi bra is that balconette bras provide less coverage, often covering only the bottom half of the breast, while demi bras cover up to three-fourths of the breast. Both types are designed to display more cleavage when wearers pair them with low-cut shirts.

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