We all know the necessary benefits of a strapless bra- it's one of the true lingerie wardrobe necessities. Why is it, then, that more often than not our strapless bras have more in common with ace bandages or sports bras than sexy lingerie? Must the absence of straps call for a total lack of prettiness? Simone Perele's Celeste Strapless says: NO! Essentially the same shape as their classic Velia strapless, this piece uses a gorgeous lace overlay and a plunging center to add a bit of brilliance to a workhorse basic. Finally.