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Bra straps: sloppy, sharp or shameful?

Make a judgment call: If the bits of bra you're showing are more function than fashion -- closures, industrial strength straps and cups -- don't do it! (Photos 1 & 8) Plan ahead: Think about the "girls" when you're shopping for that dress or top. If you don't have the right underwear for the garment, don't buy it. (Photo 3) Skip the "see-through solution": Clear straps are not the answer. They're still visible! (Photo 4) Think cover-up: A little shrug is a great concealer for straps gone wild. (Photo 5) Be age appropriate: Younger women are most likely to pull off this look. (Photos 6 & 7) Keep it tidy: If you must show off the straps, make sure they aren't ragged or twisted. (Photo 2) --Ellen Warren
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