30 Best Plus-Size Bras That'll Give You A Nice Boost (And Are Actually Comfortable)

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All of us would love to be able to choose a bra just based on what appears to be cute or sexy on the rack or online, but it's not that simple. If you are plus-size or full-figured, a big part of the shopping experience to find the best plus-size bras is finding one that fits, but is also comfortable and offers support.

It doesn't help that phrases like "full-figured" and “plus-size” mean different things to different people and different brands, meaning something listed as plus-size may not fit your band or cup size, and that can be very frustrating. The bra shopping experience is hard enough without sizes and styles meaning different things to different people! 


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If you are hoping for a bra that fits you properly and gives you the best comfort and shape possible, here are some winning plus-size bras you can find right now.

Full Cup

1. Maison Lejaby Mandala Full-Cup Lace Bra

Available up to size 44E, this sexy full-cup bra is made with comfortable jacquard Lycra stretch lace. This semi-sheer embroidered lace bra has scalloped full-coverage cups with underwire, adjustable shoulder straps, and a hook/eye back closure.

​(ShopStyle, $127)

2. Sculptresse “Gina” Full Cup Bra

From the designers behind Panache (known to be the leader in bras in D+ cup sizes) Sculptresse is a “sister brand” that’s specifically designed for plus-sizes AND larger cup sizes. Band sizes run from 36-46, and this bra goes up to an HH. This bra has a multi-part underwire cup with a mesh lining, and subtle diamond print. 

(Bare Necessities, $72)

3. Paramour Ellie Sugar Baby

The Ellie unlined is a beautiful full bust bra for women ranging from 32C-42H. This bra feels young and sensual, with beautifully detailed embroidery on marquisette cups. It also has a demi silhouette that allows you to wear with your low cut tops.

(ShopStyle, $39)

4. Paramour Dahlia 4-Section Cup Unlined Bra

This bra is designed to provide effortless support featuring additional paneling to lift and shape your bust. Size range is 32C-42H, and it boasts a beautifully constructed full coverage underwire and unique 4-part cups that promote side support and shape.

(http://shopstyle.it/l/QeWNShopStyle, $21.99)

5. Le Mystere Dream Tisha

The bra Oprah made famous! The Dream Tisha is a Le Mystere classic with a full size range of 32-44C-H cup and is especially designed for a larger bust size — with firm, full-coverage foam cups and a flexible underwire, extra-wide wings and covered stays.

(ShopStyle, $69)

6. Sculptresse “Dionne” Full-Cup Bra

From the designers behind Panache, band sizes run from 36-46, and this bra goes up to a K cup size. This underwire cage bra has side support panels, full coverage 4-part cups are seamed and unlined, and will let you customize your fit with fully adjustable stretch straps.

(Her Room, $72)

7. Figleaves Curve “Vienna” Plunge Bra  

A plunging front with supportive underwire offers the best lift, support and shape for band sizes 36–38 and cups B-F. This deep plunge style is super flattering to cleavage, with a front fastening, lace panel at the back and criss-crossed ribbon. 

(ShopStyle, $38)

 

 

Plunging

8. Elomi “Matilda” Underwire Plunge Bra

This is super sexy for summer. This bra is unpadded with a plunging shape that offers lift and support without extra padding. Goes up to a size 44FF, with multi-part, underwire cups lift and ngled and vertical seaming helps to shape and support. The side support panels help center breasts.

(ShopStyle, $69)

9. Le Marais Lace Unlined Plunge Bra

This low and plunging cup boasts a sexy neckline and lots of lift without sacrificing support. These cups plunge very low in the center to create a deep V-neckline that complements low-cut tops, and won't peek out unless you want it to! 

(ShopStyle, $88)

 

​Underwire

10. Glamorise Elegance Front Close Underwire Bra

This full-figure bra has soft moisture wicking bottom cups with side smoothing shape and wide cushioned shoulder straps and a hidden, cushioned comfort band that cradles the bust so the wire never touches your body.

(StopStyle, $50)

11. Natori Chic Comfort T-Shirt Bra

This bra's smooth microfiber offers full-coverage in a T-shirt bra with seamless contour cups for a naturally rounded profile. The wide center gore and reinforced band will help with cleavage definition and support.

(ShopStyle, $66)

12. Révèle Moi Perfect Fit Underwire Bra

This underwire bra's sheer mesh panels at the top of the cups help to offer support. It has vertical and angled seams for better lift for a great shape. Super flattering fit and will quickly become an everyday fave.

(ShopStyle, $84)​

13. Lunaire Women's Plus-Size Barbados Underwire Bra 

This plus-size bra from Lunaire has a double-layer mesh and adjustable straps. The darted cups help to lift with double layer stretch mesh and embroidered lace unlined bra provides to give shape and support.

(ShopStyle, $40)

14. Elomi Women's Plus-Size Morgan Underwire Banded Bra 

This bra has a beautiful pattern, but it's more than that. It's made of stretch lace, and has a three-section cup with fitted side panels and mid-width straps. We love the stretch lace for a beautiful rounded shape.

(ShopStyle, $66)

 

Sport/Comfort

15. Panache Women's Underwire Sports Bra 

A sports bra with an underwire may be a weird choice, but it's all about placement and support. This one has mesh panels, and gives breasts support without making them feel trapped, yet helping them to stay in place. This bra comes in sizes up to 40GG.

(ShopStyle, $70)


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16. Playtex 18 Hour Comfort Strap Bra 

This is a classic and has been around forever, and for a reason. With wide padded straps that help with shoulder pressure to avoid strap "dig-in" and seamed wire-free shape for natural support and curves, this is one to stock up on. 

(ShopStyle, $35)

17. Brooks FastForward Crossback

With sizing through XXL, this is a bra that can work for everyone with adjustable straps and adjustable back closure provide a custom fit for lasting support. Removable cups give you options for shape and coverage. Minimal back coverage gives you a flexible range of motion for all-day comfort.

​(ShopStyle, $$34)

18. Torrid Black Mesh Microfiber Sports Bra

This is a sports bra we want to live in, and we just might! It is constructed with black microfiber to help wick away moisture, along with mesh overlay  and lightly lined underwire cups.

(Torrid, $54.90)

19. Freya Women's Active Underwire Molded Sports Bra 

This underwire sports bra has lift and separation with wide underwires, foam cups, and wide straps which can convert to a racerback style, and will be super comfortable and wearable while offering support where you need it most.

(Her Room, starts at $31.95-$69)

 

Push-Up

20. Curvy Couture Tulip Lace Push-up 

This push up bra is a classic balconette shape with incredible lift, while scalloped lace detail and a dangling rhinestone jewel add sexy sparkle. Luxe power mesh wings offer back-smoothing and breathability. Stay-put straps promise premium comfort. Not to gush, but this one is just so pretty!

(ShopStyle, $60)

21. Torrid Light Pink Strappy Lace Push-Up Strapless Bra

All the lift and versatility of a gravity-defying push-up strapless bra, plus sexy front straps made for showing off. This bra looks great under clothes, but is sexy enough to strip down when you have a guest.

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(Torrid, $54.90-$64.90)

22. Soma Stunning Support Bra

A fantastic support bra that is available up to a size 44G, this will have a fit for everyone. It boasts a patented seamless 3-zone support that provides a firm hold, perfect for larger cup sizes, wide set padded straps, and hook and eye closure.

(ShopStyle, $60)

 

Racerback

23. Torrid Purple Lace Racerback

We love this bra's semi-sheer eggplant-purple lace that is soft against your skin while wireless cups and pullover style give you an unrestricting fit. It's great for layering or as laid-back lingerie, so let it peek out from tees and tanks!

(Torrid, $28.90)

24. Maidenform "One Fab FIt" Lace T-Back Bra

The contoured, underwire cups provide full coverage, shaping and support. The seamless, contoured cups provide extra coverage for extra comfort and shaping and has adjustable, wide shoulder straps for comfort.

(ShopStyle, $16.99)

25. Leading Lady Women's Plus-Size Front-Close Racerback T-Shirt Bra

This full-coverage T-shirt bra has underwire cups and front closure with adjustable padded racerback straps with mesh lining, adding up to tons of comfort and great to wear on one of those long, endless days!

(Amazon)

 

T-shirt Bras

26. Ashley Graham Fatal Attraction Underwire T-Shirt Bra 

This sexy bra flatters curves in a non-padded, full-fit bra with lacy accents. A sultry fit that shows support doesn't have to just be functional and boring, and will be comfortable and won't have you rushing to rip it off at the end of the day.

(ShopStyle, $60)

27. Breezies Everyday Essential T-Shirt Bra

This underwire T-shirt bra is comfortable and budget-friendly but offers sexy shimmer via its microfiber fabric. The underwire is encased in Fortitube channeling, two-ply wings, contour foam cups, comfort straps, with a built-up smoothing back.

(ShopStyle, $29.98)

 

Nursing Bras

28. Bravado Designs Body Silk Seamless Nursing Bra

Bravado's best-selling cotton seamless nursing bra takes comfort to a whole other level with optimal support for plus-sized pregnant and nursing moms. This fabulous style, which is available in five fashionable colors, ranges in size up to a 46DDD.

(ShopStyle, $48.99)

29. Bravado Designs Original Nursing Bra

It all started with the Original Nursing Bra over 25 years ago, and Bravado marked the anniversary of this cool classic last year with a sleek update to their stylish cotton bra which features a racer back design for complete coverage for mom. The full coverage ONB is available in sizes up to a 46G.

(ShopStyle, $34.99)

30. Kindred Bravely Simply Sublime Nursing Bra

This  comfortable bra's adjustable straps, clip-down cups, and stretchy fabric make it an easy and streamlined choice for both maternity and nursing, with one-handed breastfeeding access. The removable triangle padding helps maintain its smooth shape and provides just the right amount of extra modesty.

(Kindred Bravely, $49.99)


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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her at alywalansky@gmail.com.

 

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