No matter your size or shape, whether you prefer to wear a supportive underwire, a soft bralette, or athletic sports bra, there is one bra everyone should know about: The caged bra. Now, of course, when it comes to bras, we're all different. Of course we all have widely varying tastes, and the best bra trends should be able to be interpreted to your liking. However, when it comes to what is likely the most universal style, a caged bra definitely wins out.
The caged bra is contemporary and classic all at once. It looks fantastic on any size bust, because it appears to give ample support to any cup size. Caged bras look awesome on goth girls, bondage mistresses, and fans of Fifty Shades of Grey . Conversely, those who prefer a more traditionally feminine style can rock a caged bra when they fancy flaunting an edgy look. If you're all about T-shirts and jeans, a caged bra to add some sex appeal without looking overly girly. Caged bras are the chameleons of the lingerie world; they will change their vibe accordingly depending on the character and personal style of the wearer. There are also plenty of different types of caged bras, so you can experiment with which one suits you best.
So without further ado, here's a whole host of caged bras, to help you find your perfect match.
1. The Seamless Style
Caged Seamless Bralette, $9, Forever 21
Keep things simple with a seamless, black bralette with strappy details.
2. The Molded Cup Bra
Margot Strappy Molded Cup Bra, $50, Hips and Curves
Ladies with larger busts will love this caged bra featuring supportive, molded cups. Plus, the straps are removable, so you're basically getting two bras in one!
3. The Underwired Bra
Mesh And Satin Underwire Bra, $40, Top Shop
Folks who feel naked without underwire will love this peekaboo style.
4. The Lacy Bralette
Strappy Lace Bralette, $26, Torrid
Put a soft spin on the classic caged bra with a lacy bralette style.
5. The Criss-Cross Caged Bra
Caged-Front Bralette, $10, Forever 21
This modern, intricate bralette is a great way to stay ahead of the fashion pack.
6. The Bowtiful Bra
Mila Strappy Shelf Bra, $45, Hips and Curves
Gals wanting to play down the caged bra's edgy vibe, while ramping up its feminine side, will love this bow detail caged bra.
7. The Casual Style
Caged Cotton-Blend Bralette, $8, Forever 21
A gray, cotton bralette gives off a more casual feel.
8. The Sports Bra
Plus Size Caged Sports Bra, $20, Forever 21
Give your workout gear an edge with a cool, caged sports bra.
9. The Nude Hue
Asos West Strappy Caged Underwired Bra, $36,ASOS
Maybe you have too many black bras in your collection, so you want to branch out a little. This nude colored brassiere will give you everything you desire from a caged bra, with the added extra of a more unusual shade.
10. The Strappy Style
Cage Bra By Origami Customs, $57, Blue Stockings Boutique
This strappy bra can be worn on its own or in addition to your favorite bra. It's a killer style to wear in the bedroom or to feel super sexy under your everyday apparel. It's available in sizes XS to 5X.
11. The Designer Bra
Adelia Bra Black/Gold, $390, Angent Provacteur
Sometimes you just gotta treat yourself. If you feel you're owed a little something special, invest in a decadent, designer caged bra like this glam style by Agent Provocateur.
Whether you want to feel incredible while you get your freak on, or you want to feel fancy in day-to-day life, a caged bra can make your lingerie dreams a reality.
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