This year, there are many great choices for dressing in your scoliosis brace. There is also one trend that is NOT recommended. Let’s start there. A very popular fashion trend right now is the a-symmetrical tank, t-shirt, blouse, or other top. My daughter tried on a bathing suit that is a-symmetrical and let’s just say that if you are already a-symmetrical due to Scoliosis, an A-symmetrical top does not do you ANY favors – it just accentuates your Scoliosis curves. I recommend trying one of the other great trends and foregoing the asymmetrical top.
Fashion trends to try:
Pops of color – use these strategically to bring the eye away from your brace- bright shoes, layering bright tanks under a different bright shirt.
Ruffles – these are coming out all over – on bikini tops, skirts, vertically, horizontally, around necklines. Again, ruffles are great to hide bumps and bulges caused from dressing over a brace. Try a bright, long tank top under a cropped, ruffled shirt and you have the recipe for fashionable brace camouflage.
Great finds we found this season:
Also at Kohls (although we didn’t buy) – Camis without a shelf bra, perfect for layering over a brace without adding too many layers