11 Comfortable Bras Without Underwire That Still Keep You Supported & Lifted
Some days you just wake up with minimal patience and a very low tolerance for adulthood. These are the days when those wire-free but supportive bras really come in handy. Endless pinching, sliding, and chafing could very well send you over the edge on days like this — especially if you’re already dealing with breast-tenderness from hormones, which is when I tend to give my wired-lingerie drawer a well-deserved “screw you.” While going to work braless is always an option, it’s not always the go-to one for bigger-chested girls who prefer coverage, so if you’re looking for great wire-free bras with tons of support and lift, look no further than these amazing bras listed here.
Fit and style are always pretty important while you’re shopping for comfortable bras, but in this instance, the build and the material of the bra are crucial, because that’s what’s going to give you shaping and lift now that the wires are gone. Look for bras with wide straps, thick bands, padded cups, or tight-knit stretch materials that you can rely on, so you can skip the pinching and instead glide comfortably through your day. If you’re having trouble finding bras in-store, shopping online for them can be really fruitful, granted you can find specific types of bras in more sizes with the click of a button.
1. Lifts Without Any Wires Or Padding
For extraordinary support without wires or padding, there’s this wire-free two-ply lace bra. It’s got a built-up back, front-adjustable straps, and reliable shaping fabric that keeps you lifted without feeling confined.
2. Stylish Without The Wires
This stylish wire-free bra from Maidenform uses padded cups and a triangular-shaped neckline to offer coverage and comfort. It’s also got an attractive mesh overlay and lace detailing, and it comes in several different colors.
3. Seamless Full Coverage And Lift Without Irritations
Satin lining, a back-smoothing design, breathability in the cups, and absolutely no wires in the Playtex 18-hour bra make sure that your bra is undetectable under clothing and remains comfortable all day. One reviewer says, “I love this bra as it is every bit as comfortable as the other [wire-free bras], but provides so much more support and shape, not to mention they hold up five times longer, too.”
4. When In Doubt, Reach For A Sports Bra
You can’t have a list of wire-free bras without including a great sports bra that can be worn underneath anything. Hanes 'X-Temp' foam wire-free bra has built-in foam cups that shape you without wires, a bottom band that stays in place, and a breathable fabric that dries quickly and keeps you extra cool.
5. Get Shaping With Extra-Soft Padded Cups
This one’s so highly rated because people are loving its textured underband, front adjustable hooks, and seamless padding. The fabric is soft and glides effortlessly underneath clothing, and some say it’s one of the only bras that fit them well. “I would rather go braless than wear any bra. I don't even like shopping for bras. But, if I have to wear a bra, I'll wear this one,” one reviewer says.
6. This One Is Sleek, Comfortable, And Supportive
For sleek and supportive, check out this comfortable wire-free bra. It’s got reliable cups, beautiful lace designs, and a super soft material that keeps things smooth and comfortable. Plushline cups add a little lift without uncomfortable underwire, and the minimalist plunge design means you can wear it with most necklines.
7. Get The Boost You’re Looking For Without Wires
This wire-free push-up bra is made with nylon, spandex, and polyester, making it a super stretchy and comfortable choice for anyone who wants a boost without wires. This bra comes in tons of colors, with or without lace detailing, and the soft cups are designed to give you a push-up effect sans underwire. The adjustable straps can even be worn two different ways.
8. Wireless And Padless, But Still Great
This beautiful La Isla embroidered wire-free minimizer bra shapes and lifts without any wires or pads for a smaller, minimized look. Three section cups and wide bands gives you a natural shape without constriction, and the sheer mesh and embroidery looks great.
9. As Good As Any Underwire Bra
The Bali Comfort Revolution bra won’t dig, slip, or show, but it will lift and support as well as any wire bra. The cups are made with stretch foam that mold to your curves for the ideal fit, and the comfort-U straps paired with the two-ply support band help to keep the bra snug, but comfortable. "Best bra I have ever owned," one reviewer says. "I have at least [six] of these now." Get it in virtually any color you can think of.
10. Stay Concealed And Comfortable With Stretch Cotton
This 'Elements of Bliss' bra doesn’t have any wires, but it does have adjustable straps, a plunging V-neckline, and a wide band for tons of support. Even one who reviewer, who said she had always bought bras with padding and underwire, said, "I am so surprised at how liberating it is not to have so much padding and wire poking me all day. I forget I have a bra on when I wear these."
11. Check Out This Really Comfortable Everyday Bra
For a simple, everyday bra that wears great underneath T-shirts and feels like nothing, look no further than this Calvin Klein wire-free contour T-Shirt bra. It’s seamless and stretchy with light padding to lift and support, and even though you can barely detect it, it provides support and concealment.
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