Found: The Best Bralettes for Women With Big Busts

Best bralettes for big busts

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Shopping for clothes can be challenging, no matter who you are or what you're looking for. But if you have a bigger bust, the activity can feel like a real chore—especially where comfortable lingerie is concerned. You might have even ruled out bralettes altogether, deeming them insufficient in the support department. But we're here to tell you that they do exist. To prove our point, we rounded up the best bralettes for big busts. While underwire bras will always offer serious support, sometimes you just want to be as comfortable as possible. So after combing through pages of customer reviews, we’ve discovered the bralettes anyone with a big bust will want to live in. Scroll down to shop them all below, and be sure to check out why women are raving about them.

"I was hesitant to get a bralette because my size is usually 38H-38I, so I figured I'd get one that wasn't too expensive in a 3X, and if it didn't do much for me, I'd wear a bra under it as a crop top. But this bra supports me so well that I feel comfortable leaving the house in it; it's my new favorite bra. I don't feel naked when I wear it as a bra, and it's so soft and comfy. I love this bralette; it's actually big enough for my chest." — Savage X Fenty reviewer

"It's such a struggle to find a bralette that is meant for big boobs and this one is IT!! I love how soft and comfortable it is too. Currently throwing away all my old bralettes that either had no support or would suffocate me." — Parade reviewer

"I've been trying to find a cute, supportive, affordable bralette for years. There is nothing more disappointing than looking at the cute ones and seeing only for cups A-C. This one answered my prayers! I'm a 36DD and the large is perfect, no side bulge, no double boob, and no uni-boob. Straps don't dig in and I'm not going to end my day with red welts anywhere." — Amazon reviewer

"These Lace Kiss Bralettes are 'just enough' without being too much. I'm a 34D, and these bralettes hold my breasts comfortably without being overbearing. The lace is very soft and comfortable too. Just as good as braless, only better!" — Nordstrom reviewer

"I may never wear a 'real' bra again. This provides surprising support for a bralette - enough for daily hiking and mountain biking. Cute straps for tank tops, but full coverage enough that it sits nicely under T-shirts and nicer tops. Makes me look a size smaller without constricting. I wondered if it was too expensive for a basic bralette, but this bra is magic." — Knix reviewer

"I never thought I could wear a wireless bra, and historically it's been slim pickings for those who need smaller bands and larger cups. This bra is really a game-changer in that it keeps the girls in place and looking natural without an underwire digging into me. I prefer to not have molded cups, so I like this style." — Bare Necessities reviewer

"I have four of these bras. I first bought them for casual weekend wear thinking there wouldn't be enough support. It took zero time for me to get used to no underwire, and now I wear them to work every day. Plenty of support for me (36C), and very comfy. Pretty, too!" — Macy's reviewer

"I wear a DD and am sick of underwire. I have tried several different non-underwire bras, and this one is the best. I also love that it is not super expensive." — Bare Necessities reviewer

"Lightweight and comfortable. Had to try a couple sizes to get the right fit. 5'10", 200 pounds, 40C, and I had to go with 2X." — Amazon reviewer

"I was so excited when I discovered this bralette! I wear a 34DD, and everything else I tried on either fit in the band but was too small in the cup, or nearly fit in the cup while being many inches too large in the band. I bought the medium, and it was a perfect fit. It provides light support, and I can easily wear it under a tee in public." — Amazon reviewer

"To start off, this is the softest material I've ever had on a bra. I've never been able to wear a bra that's so soft and comfortable all day. I wear a 42DD, and it's so hard to find a bra that I don't want to take off as soon as I get home. If you're looking for something that'll make you forget you're even wearing a bra, I suggest this one a thousand times!" — Amazon reviewer

"I'm a 32DD and went with a S/M, and it's stretchy enough to accommodate my larger chest. I'll definitely be ordering more." — Eberjey reviewer

"I wear this almost every day. If I had the option, I would never take it off. The cotton is so soft you forget you're wearing it. There isn't much support, but it also doesn't create a 'uniboob' either. It's nice, subtle support, and it doesn't crush my 32D bust." — Everlane reviewer

"I usually wear 32C and ordered S for this one. It fits me well and looks pretty." — Shopbop reviewer

"I wear a 30E in Cleo underwire bras, and this fit true to size too. I hate wearing underwire bras for more than a few hours because I get bruises on my rib cage, so I have been trying to find a good bralette with an elastic band instead of an underwire and this one from Cleo has the most support." — Amazon reviewer

"These bras are my new favorite!!! They're comfortable, lightly padded, and pretty!!! I'm a 34D, and I find them very supportive, considering they're a bralette. I've tried other brands, and these are by far the best. I highly recommend trying them." — Free People reviewer

"This is perfect! I was looking for something to wear around the house, a kind of bra that was more than wearing nothing but less than wearing a more structured bra. Pretty sure I could nap in this it’s so comfortable." — Nordstrom reviewer

"'It's hard to find bras with large cup sizes and smaller relative band sizes—especially ones that don't have underwires and that still look pretty. This one qualifies on all counts." — Bare Necessities reviewer

"At this point, most of the reviews have captured the greatness that is the busty bralette… but I couldn't resist. I'm a 34DD/DDD and have ALWAYS had a difficult time finding bras: Either they're too expensive or just not attractive. The busty bralette is EVERYTHING. It's sexy, comfortable, affordable, and offers good coverage!" — Lively reviewer

"This bra is so comfortable you might feel guilty wearing it. Great for plunging dress options. Great for big busts. It was so comfortable I bought six. It's my go-to bra." — Nordstrom reviewer

"I love the colors I got! These bras are so cute and comfortable and will be perfect for summer when you want those bra-less days but don't have a small enough chest to let them fly free. ;) I'm a 36D, and the large fits great if you don't mind a little less coverage." — Richer Poorer reviewer

"My go-to bra: comfortable and holds my 40C well in the XL. Great for everyday wear at work and weekends." — Nordstrom reviewer

"I'm a 34DDD and have worn athletic bras for years all the time with work, dress, and casual wear. Am a size 4 to 6, and 5'2". The straps are perfect; nice fit. Highly recommended." — Macy's reviewer

"I have bought numerous bralettes and had to return them because they don't fit, but these are AMAZING! And also amazing quality! I am a 34E and weigh 143 pounds and I bought a large and I am so happy! If you have big boobs this is the bralette for you!" — Amazon reviewer

"I have been looking for a bralette for a while in a small band, large cup size. There are not many brands that offer wire-free bras in my size: 28F/FF. I read some reviews that said it runs small, so I figured I'd take a chance on it, and I'm so glad I did! The band is cut small, so I would size up one band size. The cups are super stretchy, so it is forgiving if you are between cup sizes." — Amazon reviewer

"This bra is very cute and comfortable. It's hard to find pretty, comfortable bras in a 2XL size." — Parade reviewer 

"This is my favorite bra that I've ever worn. The style is perfect for framing your chest/collarbone area and squares the shoulders off perfectly. It is also very comfortable and works well for long-lasting wear. The front clasp is secure, so you don't have to worry about any slips, but it is also easy to undo and doesn't dig into the skin at all. I am never taking this off. I swear to God my cleavage looks like Rihanna herself blessed it. Bless this woman." — Savage X Fenty reviewer

"I love the material of these bras; they are so comfy and soft. I bought one to sleep in and got the size recommended for me. I'm around 36DDD, depending on the style of bra. I bought a medium, and it is much too small for me cup-wise. I would size up for larger breasted women. I do, however, love the adjustable straps and back hooks. It's a great bra overall, and I ordered it in a size up." — Summersalt reviewer

"When I pulled this bra out of the box, I was perplexed and concerned. It is very small, but my concerns quickly faded away once I tried it on. This bra is very stretchy, and it is perfectly molded to my body. It is extremely comfortable and lightweight but does an excellent job at keeping my 44G breasts in place. I am in love with this bra!" — Nordstrom reviewer

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated. Next: We Found the Best Sports Bras for Large Busts, According to Customer Reviews