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Spaghetti Straps - Buying Guide

Young model in spaghetti strap crop top and shorts

Spaghetti strap tops are must have in summer. It makes you feel comfy and sexy. Most girls won’t care about buying spaghetti straps, they consider tank tops as same as spaghetti straps but tank tops are entirely different from spaghetti straps, they have much wider straps than spaghetti straps. Spaghetti straps have very narrow straps across their shoulders and reveal the shoulders and upper back of the wearer.

The name spaghetti strap came from the similarity it has with spaghetti noodles. You can find spaghetti straps in tops, one piece dresses, and camisoles. Most people wear it alone but if you are shy to show off your skin, you can layer it with a knit jacket or sweater. There are a couple of things which you need to consider before buying a spaghetti strap. Of course, you can buy a spaghetti strap top without knowing anything, but knowing something about them make you feel like an informed customer and that confidence will show up on you when you wear it rather than picking up a random spaghetti strap from a flea market.

The first thing to consider is whether you want adjustable straps or not. The benefit of adjustable strap is that you can decide how much cleavage to show. If the chest is your best attraction, you can lower your straps and show off your cleavage and nothing can beat its look. Remember many women don’t have a nice and sexy cleavage, so, if you are blessed with a nice cleavage, spaghetti straps are the best to show it off.

Once you are decided with whether you want adjustable straps or not, now you need to decide on embellishment level, some tops have embellishment on the straps itself, others have embellishment all over the top. Decoration can be in different forms, for example, it can be an elegant embroidery, lace, appliques, patterns or rhinestones. It can be a fashion statement and depends on the personality of the wearer, you can choose a spaghetti top with or without embellishment. Please note some spaghetti tops with heavy decoration might not have an adjustable strap, so do check it before buying it. Another problem with decorated spaghetti tops are issues related to washing. If you want to wash it, proper care needs to given because some embellishment like rhinestones are just affixed on to the top without much adhesive strength, so a heavy wash can spoil your top. Hence, give some thought before dumping all your clothes into the washing machine on you “washing day”.