Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder wears plunging dress… after taping her boobs for support for Glamour Women of the Year Awards

Sometimes ladies need to innovate to make their bold fashion choices work. 

And that is exactly what Stassi Schroeder did to achieve her plunging look at Monday night's Glamour Women of the Year Awards.

The Vanderpump Rules star shared the tape bra she made for the evening with her nearly two million Instagram followers before heading to the event.

Plunge: Stassi Schroeder took the plunge in a black gown for Glamour's Women of the Year Awards in NYC on Monday

Plunge: Stassi Schroeder took the plunge in a black gown for Glamour's Women of the Year Awards in NYC on Monday

For the night, the 31-year-old looked classic and chic in a black Gucci gown, that was embellished with diamonds down the center, at her waist and on her puff sleeves.

She added to the look with a sleek up-do, bold lashes and bright eye look.

Her floor length dress featured a deep plunging neckline, ending at her mid section, that revealed much of her chest and made it difficult to wear undergarments. 

Embellished: For the night, the 31-year-old looked classic and chic in a black Gucci gown, that was embellished with diamonds down the center, at her waist and on her puff sleeves

Embellished: For the night, the 31-year-old looked classic and chic in a black Gucci gown, that was embellished with diamonds down the center, at her waist and on her puff sleeves 

Fiances: She was joined by her fiance Beau Clark, they got engaged back in July

Fiances: She was joined by her fiance Beau Clark, they got engaged back in July

Before the event she posed topless, wearing only a bathrobe at her waist and nude colored tape, she fashioned into a bra.

She explained she had to fashion the body tape into a bra so her chest would be supported in the plunging gown. 

Over the video she wrote 'The struggle is real. Made my own tape bra.'

Make it work: Before the event she posed topless, wearing only a bathrobe at her waist and nude colored tape, she fashioned into a bra
Tape it all: She explained she had to fashion the body tape into a bra so her chest would be supported in the plunging gown

Make it work: Before the event she posed topless, wearing only a bathrobe at her waist and nude colored tape, she fashioned into a bra 

Backless: And she went on to describe the bra as 'legit' showing off the way it held in her chest and was taped all the way to her back

Backless: And she went on to describe the bra as 'legit' showing off the way it held in her chest and was taped all the way to her back 

And she went on to describe the bra as 'legit' showing off the way it held in her chest and was taped all the way to her back. 

Her fiance Beau Clark snapped a video of her on their hotel balcony showing off her glamorous look. 

The caption said 'it's called relatable' as she danced with city lights behind her. 

She got engaged to casting agent back in July. 

Mummy to be: Iskra Lawrence, who recently announced she is pregnant with her first child stunned in a purple gown

Mummy to be: Iskra Lawrence, who recently announced she is pregnant with her first child stunned in a purple gown

Sunday night she joined stars on stage at the Glamour Women of the Year summit, before the awards. 

Stassi talked about her journey from 'bitch' to fan favorite in her panel, titled Go Big: 'I Listened to My Inner A**hole.'

'It's been my experience that women who go after and get what they want are often criticized,' she said. 'Then all of a sudden — in both our culture and in fan reactions — there was a shift. People went from hating me to loving me for the same reasons.

'In season one, people hated the way I spoke. Now I'm praised for my conviction. In season one, people said I was mean and entitled. Now I'm praised for being unapologetically honest.'

Strapless: Charlize Theron looked elegant in a white strapless, mermaid gown

Strapless: Charlize Theron looked elegant in a white strapless, mermaid gown

She ended her speech saying: 'Now I don't want anyone to hear this and think, "I'm going to go be a total b**ch now."

'I'm saying that the qualities some people might characterize as "b***hy" are the same qualities that you might need to forge your own path.

'And if that makes me an 'a**hole,' I'm cool with that. '

Arrested on Friday: Jane Fonda was on the red carpet in a sparkling black pantsuit after avoiding arrest while protesting in DC on Friday

Arrested on Friday: Jane Fonda was on the red carpet in a sparkling black pantsuit after avoiding arrest while protesting in DC on Friday

 

Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder wears plunging dress… after taping her boobs for support

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