Trust us; we know that shopping for the right bra can be a real pain. Figuring out your correct bra size is half the battle, but finding a style that’s actually comfortable for your body type and needs can also prove to be a challenge, especially if you have a bigger bust. When you’re in need of good support and don’t want your bra straps digging into your shoulders by midday, your best bet is opting for a bra with wider straps.
Wide-strap bras help distribute the weight of your breasts over a larger surface area, providing much better support than their thinner counterparts, thus resulting in less stress on your shoulders. Moreover, they’re less prone to digging and slipping, which is a major plus in terms of comfort.
We did some digging—no pun intended—and found 28 of the best wide-strap bras (and bralettes!) the internet has to offer. Oh, and they’re all super pretty, not bulky, to boot. Keep scrolling to shop our finds.
Consider this the perfect everyday bra, designed in soft micro jersey fabric with wide memory foam straps that won’t slip. Plus, it’s available up to size 44H.
When it comes to fusing comfort with style, inclusive and sustainable underwear brand Parade truly gets it. For sizes DD and up, the brand’s soft, light-as-air bralette offerings have wider straps.
The plunge neckline on this wide-strap bra is great for lower-cut tops and dresses.
Built for curvier types, this semi-sheer mesh bralette is peak comfy.
This wide racerback bra comes in a ton of cute colors and is designed for DD cups and up, giving you all the support you need.
This super-sleek bra provides support, lift, and comfort for larger busts and is equipped with wide to straps ensure it never digs.
From personal experience, this is the smoothest underwire bra I own. I opt to wear it most days, whether with T-shirts or going out tops.
If you’re not a fan of underwires, this soft, comfy bra is for you. Equipped with wider straps, cup slings, and a leotard back, it offers superior support and maximum coverage without looking bulky.
This smoothing bra lifts and shapes, offering comfortable support thanks to its wider straps and patented three-zone support. Plus, it comes in a handful of pretty, muted hues and is available up to size 44G.
Rihanna can do no wrong. Case in point? This chic bralette. The wide racerback design provides superior comfort, and it’s made with eco-friendly materials.
The stretchy, wide straps and ultra-soft fabric on this full-coverage bra make for extra comfortable wear.
This wide-strap bra from Skims provides invisible support with a second-skin feel. Plus, the plunge design is a great choice under any low-cut clothing.
Non-fussy and oh so comfortable, this padded wide-strap bra provides great support for sizes 32A up to 42F.
Here's another great wireless pick that’s supremely comfortable thanks to its extra-wide straps and smoothing, seamless design. The nylon/spandex fabric is also extremely stretchy and soft, so you can trust it’ll never pinch, squash, or squeeze.
As the name suggests, this bralette is buttery soft—so soft you’ll want to live in it. Along with wider straps, it boasts molded cup support, removable padding, and a barely there look and feel.
For light, breathable support, this cotton-blend bralette is a must. Available up to size 4X, it comes in a range of chic colors.
For a no-frills T-shirt bra with wide-strap support, reach for this top-rated style from Wacoal.
This front-closing underwire bra is great for everyday wear, and we love the pretty lace details.
This baby-pink soft-cup bra is simple yet super pretty.
This simple full-support bra offers light padding and an extra support sling for great shaping, while the no-slip back and straps provide all-day comfort.
This bra offers so many options with a wireless fit, convertible straps, and shape-shifting pads.
Breathable foam makes this lightweight bra super supportive.
For a sports bra option with extra support, opt for this wide strap underwire bra.
This stretchy bralette gives a barely-there feel with buttery soft fabric and a seamless design.
The power mesh sides of this bra give it extra lift while still allowing for pretty detailing.
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