7 Sports Bras You Can Rock While Wearing a Dress

There’s nothing worse than packing your bag for a post-work exercise class only to arrive at the studio and realize you forgot the most important accessory next to your sneakers: a sports bra. A simple (and stylish) way to avoid this? Shop some of these beautiful and trendy bras you can wear all day underneath your favorite summer sundresses.  

Miel Nana Bra

The unique underbust compression panel in this everyday sports bra offers the definition you need with the shape you crave—sans underwire (which can be painful after long periods of time). It also has a back hook closure so you can adjust the size and straps to go from traditional to cross back. It will work with almost anything in your closet!
Buy it now: Miel, $39

Aztec Cut-Out Sports Bra

Bralettes are in, but not many sports bras are offering the look—and the support you need to go from class to cubicle. This Aztec-inspired cut-out sports bra features underwire cups for that extra lift and a design that not only looks cute, but helps you ventilate during a sweaty class (especially handy during those outdoor bootcamps!). Its thin racerback design hides itself sleekly underneath your dress.
Buy it now: Yandy, $11

Chantelle Low Impact Wire-Free Sports Bra

This extra supportive sports bra features a soft, breathable fabric and see-through straps for a lingerie-esque appearance. Since it’s wire-free, you won’t have to worry about anything digging into your chest or arms after a day’s worth of wearing. It comes in two compatible colors—grey and black—so you can mix and match which dresses to wear it underneath.
Buy it now: Brayola, $69

b.active Wire Free Sport Bra

On-trend with the layered look, this strappy bra lets you work out in style—and even doubles as a sheer bralette. The mesh details coupled with the stretch Supplex® fabric and adjustable straps offer a sleek and secure fit. The back straps are crisscrossed and it has a hook and eye back closure. Wear it to work under your favorite summer dress or to brunch before your favorite afternoon class. It comes in black, pink and royal blue.
Buy it now: Wacoal, $25-$36

Omni-Wick Strappy Racerback Sports Bra

Stay cool, comfortable and casual in this flexible bra with removable cups and adjustable straps. It’s hardly noticeable when worn underneath clothing—especially a flirty dress!—and is made with OMNI-WICK Advanced Evaporation moisture-wicking technology, so it will work hard for you when you get sweaty during class.
Buy it now: Kohl’s, $26

Women’s Seamless Mesh T-Back Bralette

This edgy sports bra presents itself as a head-turner, with its sculpted T-back and skin-baring mesh panels. Its seamless construction ensures a comfy fit and its breathable fabric will help circulate air to your body while you’re kicking butt in class. It comes in two colors—medium blue and black—so you can easily match it with some of your classic summer staples.
Buy it now: 2(x)ist, $14

Espalier Orion Bratop

Hailed as THE push-up bra for the fitness addict, the plunge-style on this sports bra provides tons of added support along with stylish lines that compliment your curves. The criss-cross back makes it more breathable and pairs well with loose-fitting tank tops or sundresses. It’s also water-friendly, so you won’t have to worry about running through sprinklers after class!
Buy it now: Espalier Sport, $98

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