Camisoles are a woman's loose-fitting undergarment for the upper body, typically held up by shoulder straps but can also come strapless. It is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing and a staple that you are sure to find in the wardrobe of any woman. Camisoles, also known as Camis, have earned their place by doing a double duty. This garment can be used to layer underneath a sweater, jacket, low-cut tops or shirts, while some camisoles are pretty enough to be worn as outwear. Wear it with jeans or a skirt for an ultrachic look.

TYPES OF CAMISOLES

Camisoles are very fashionable and at the same time, serve a multitude of purposes. From strappy, embellished ones to supportive, skin-coloured camisoles, these sleeveless garments come in many different styles and lengths. They normally extend down to the waist but sometimes expose the midriff or cover the entire pelvic region.Various types of camisoles are available in the market that varies in the color, fabric, style and even purpose. Some camisoles come with an inbuilt bra wherein there is no need to wear a separate bra inside. Such camisoles are also called as Camisole Bras as they include an inbuilt bra for firmness and support. Some bra camisoles have an underwire built-in for more support. They come in different cup sizes and have many padding options. Body hugging camisoles or Shapewear camisoles serve the purpose of a shapewear and are made of stretchable fabric that helps to hide bulges and give a leaner silhouette with a more balanced look. Apart from this, Silk camisoles, Cotton camisoles, Lacy camisoles, Camisole tops are also available in the market. In India, the demand for Long camisoles is quite high. Such camisoles are specifically designed to wear under kurtas &kurtis. They normally come with side slits for added comfort & ease.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CAMISOLE & CHEMISE

Camisole is shorter than a chemise.  A camisole normally extends to the waist but is sometimes cropped to expose the midriff, or extended to cover the entire pelvic region. Camisoles are manufactured from light materials, commonly cotton, satin or silk, or stretch fabrics such as lycra, nylon, or spandex. It can also be produced with blended fibers.

Chemise is a type of lingerie which refers to a short, sleeveless dress that hangs straight from the shoulders and fits loosely at the waist similar to a babydoll, which is also a short, loose-fitting, sleeveless garment. In the classical use chemise is a simple garment worn next to the skin to protect clothing from sweat and body oils. A chemise typically does not have any buttons or other fasteners and is normally worn by slipping it over the head.

CURRENT TRENDS

Gone are the days when Camisoles were worn just as an undergarment. With time the trend has changed totally and nowadays the younger generation considers the Camisoles as the new trendsetters. Delicate and stylish yet very functional, camisoles help shape and support your curves, giving you a smooth silhouette. Layering is very much in vogue these days and camisoles are also a great way to help you accentuate your look. Trendy and fashionable camisole tops look youthful and chic. They are perfect for a casual day outing with friends. With plunging neck-lines and stringy backs and crop tops, cami tops are a rage among young women right now. These days camisoles also come with embellishments such as sequins, bead-work and crystals and are made up of finer fabrics such as satin and silk to suit special occasions and add a luxurious feel.

AVAILABLE @ BodyBasics

Glance through the excellent range of Camisoles from premium brands online at www.bodybasics.in at pocket-friendly prices. Always remember that while shopping for Camisoles, comfort should be a key factor. Choose the one that fits you perfectly and moves around in them with utmost comfort. Happy Cami Shopping !!

Camisoles are a woman's loose-fitting undergarment for the upper body, typically held up by shoulder straps but can also come strapless. It is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing and a staple that you are sure to find in the wardrobe of any woman. Camisoles, also known as Camis, have earned their place by doing a double duty. This garment can be used to layer underneath a sweater, jacket, low-cut tops or shirts,while some camisoles are pretty enough to be worn as outwear. Wear it with jeans or a skirt for an ultrachic look.