How do you keep straps from falling down when wearing an off-the-shoulder top or dress?

How do you keep straps from falling down when wearing an off-the-shoulder top or dress?

Off-the-shoulder outfits like tops or dresses for women have been a fashion item long before now, and in recent years, they have made a comeback. The major difference between the off-shoulder outfits of the days of old, and now, is that the new and current ones came back with a little twist and more improvements.

At a time, off-the-shoulder outfits were quite popular and were basically everywhere. Although they are still very much in fashion, they have become a huge fashion style and are dressed up in several ways. Women pair them up with skirts and pants, and some are available as dresses instead.

There is usually a huge problem lots of people face when wearing such outfits because unlike other outfits, they are meant to rest on the upper arm, just beneath the shoulder. While some have been designed to go further down, the issue of them falling off when worn has long prevailed.

If you are wearing an off-the-shoulder top or dress and the strap keeps falling off, it is probably happening for one major reason, the straps are too loose. It is possible for the size of the outfit to be just right, but the straps to be loose. The best thing to do in this case is to make the strap a bit more fitted to prevent it from slipping off again.

It depends on your position and situation at the moment, but we can all agree that a slipping strap is uncomfortable to deal with. Some outfits come with an adjustable strap, and you can quickly fix this by simply adjusting the strap back or forth till it fits. It is similar to fixing a bra strap.

If the outfit in question has no adjustable strap, you can quickly fix it with a pin to hold it in place. A safety pin or even a hairpin can help until you find yourself home. If you are not wearing the outfit outside, you can have the strap adjusted by moving the strap inward toward the body of the dress or top and sewing it in place. This you can do yourself, or you can hand it over to a professional tailor to do it for you.

While you may have a falling or slipping strap in your top or dress, bear in mind that some outfits are designed that way to give off some sort of appeal. If you are fine with it, you can always wear it the way it is, bit otherwise, you can have it fixed.

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Ivory Okuwa
Ivory Okuwa is an Entertainment and Lifestyle blogger with a particular interest in the workings of, and news surrounding the British royal family; and celebrity news.


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