Summer dressing can be rather tricky as the temperature continues to rise: while we’re busy pulling out all our favourite sleeveless tops and dresses, one thing that often becomes an afterthought is what to wear underneath it all. That’s right, your summer lingerie should matter as much as your seasonal wardrobe.

Whether it’s dealing with plunging necklines or strapless silhouettes, halter tops to see-through fabrics, we’ve consulted the lingerie experts at Intimissimi, who kindly guided us through some of these tricky pieces and the best lingerie to pair with them. Scroll down to find out the best lingerie for these tricky summer styles.

The deep V

Lingerie solutions for tricky summer pieces

An ideal choice for refined pieces with plunging necklines, the Elena Lace Balconette Bra provides delicate support while adding an extra half-cup size to create deep cleavage, resulting in an alluring yet effortlessly elegant appeal.

The halterneck

Lingerie solutions for tricky summer pieces

Attached directly to the skin for a backless result, the Silvia One-piece Microfibre Push-up is a one-piece bra that gently covers your bust while lifting it up to create a perfect shape and maximum cleavage.

The see-through

Lingerie solutions for tricky summer pieces


Featuring flirty and feminine lace, the Tiziana Lace Triangle Bra is a basic bra with refined style that can easily add a touch of glamour and comfort to your attire — a solid style you won’t be afraid to show off underneath a see-through top.

Off-the-shoulder

Lingerie solutions for tricky summer pieces

The Laura Microfiber Bandeau Bra is an ideal bra for women who love off-shoulder tops. It has a particular structure and unmistakable shape, which works to mould the breasts into a flattering shape, while also providing excellent support and fit.

The slip dress

Lingerie solutions for tricky summer pieces

A special design for those who want light support and soft padding, this Tiziana Microfibre Triangle Bra is a fabulous, triangular-shaped bra that is soft and invisible — a perfect choice to pair with slip dresses.

Cindie Chan
Style Editor
Fashion blogger turned editor, Cindie has spent over seven years covering all things stylish in the digital world. When she’s not busy poring over the latest covetable releases or attending the most talked-about fashion events in town, you’ll find her enjoying some precious downtime with her newborn son and sweet dog Rosy.