I've Done the Research: These Are the Best Affordable Bras

Recently, I came across a meme that perfectly sums up what it's like to own a good bra. It was a Reel (of course) featuring the line, "No one is more loyal than the same strapless bra you've been wearing since 2009." Watching that instantly made me realize I too have a collection of bras that probably have lived better days. But when you have a good bra, you never want to let it go. If it's sturdy, lifts, and conceals in all the right places, getting rid of it is like messing with perfection. Yet a bra over a decade old probably should be put on the back burner, so if you can relate, I've assembled some options for you.

Even though I think splurging on a quality bra is a worthwhile wardrobe investment, all of the bras I'm including today are affordable, hitting the $50-and-under mark. As a lingerie connoisseur, I can confirm that they pass the test in terms of comfort, lift, and quality. So here's to 10 more years of great bras. Keep scrolling to shop them all. 

When it comes to cheap buys, Amazon has you covered bar none.

I bought an Auden bra on a whim after forgetting to pack mine during a spontaneous trip. Two years later, I still wear it on repeat.

Kudos to the assortment of shade options.

Jockey is so underrated—the brand really excels with comfy lingerie and loungewear that you want to basically live in.

Everlane makes more than practical basics.

If I had to make a list of my favorite lingerie brands, On Gossamer is easily top five. I love how luxurious its bras feel.

Don't sleep on H&M's lingerie section!

A bra that feels weightless? Sign me up! For this price, you buy these in multiples at once.

Natori bras are no stranger to my lingerie drawer. That includes this contour bra.

It's impossible to talk about affordable bras without a Calvin Klein mention. 

The hype is real. Skims always feels unbelievably soft.

This option is specifically catered to larger bust sizes.

Unlined bras are my go-to during the summer, especially when delicate tops are involved.

If you're not a fan of rigid underwire, I definitely encourage you to try a seam-free bra.

Another amazing seamless bra I stand by.

Not too stuffed and not too bare, a lightly lined bra is the perfect medium.

This is on sale right now, so a perfect excuse to test it out for yourself.

When I'm looking for a little more lift that's still lightweight, I pull out this bra.

The material on this one is so smooth.

Half-cup bras give the illusion of more cleavage and look great styled with fancy tops.

Honestly, this bra looks triple the price.

I have a few True & Co. bras, and they're continually some of my favorites.

Savage x Fenty certainly has spicier bra options, but here's a solid staple.