There's this slight contradiction that exists with clothing: we're encouraged to wear bras and underwear underneath them, but we're also encouraged to hide the fact that we're wearing bras and underwear underneath them. Cue the best seamless bras that won't show up underneath clothing. Personally, I don't particularly care if people can see my VPL (a.k.a. visible panty line) or bra indentations, but lots of people would much rather hide them. If you're one of 'em, don't worry — you've got options.
A bra fitting expert once told me that t-shirt bras are the most popular style because people love that they don't show up underneath tight or lighter-colored clothing. That said, this same expert also said that seamless options (like t-shirt bras) don't always offer the most support, which is why being choosy is important.
A seamless bra is one that doesn't have seams running through the cups, and since more stitching often means more shaping, it's important to do your research when it comes to this type of thing. The review section is going to be your best friend here, because if a bra offers loads of support and comfort inside the shirt as well as a sleek, smooth look outside of it, you better believe that people are going to rave about it. Check out these incredibly-rated seamless bras here.
1. Comfort, Beauty, And Support With Lifting Petals
If you're looking for support, comfort, and beauty, the Bali Live It Up seamless underwire bra is it. It's got ingenious side petals to give you natural lift and shaping, without seams and without poking, and it's got padded straps and ultrasonic cups for all-day comfort. "My favorite bra to wear around the house," says one reviewer. "It stays put and doesn't move around."
2. Support Without Seams Or Wires
Wireless and seamless, this Calvin Klein lightly lined contour bra gives you lightweight stretch and a minimized look that's virtually undetectable under your clothes. That being said, according to reviewers, it's surprisingly supportive: "I have bought many wireless bras, and they usually give me cone boobs. Not this one! ... I bought a 34D, my typical size, and it fits perfectly. I think it supports just as well as my wired bras."
3. A Gorgeous Lace Look Without Seams
Everyone who knows me knows that I'm in love with lace, but this Lace Tisha Bra offers it without discomfort and without itching. The cups are seamless, contoured, and lined with foam for a great shape, and the straps are wide and nonslip for undetectable comfort. "I have been wearing the beautiful Le Mystere Lace Trisha bra for many years," says one reviewer. "It is perfectly constructed, comfortable all day long, nicely detailed and looks wonderful underneath my clothing. 5 star rating!"
4. Minimize Your Bust Without Seams
If you're looking to minimize your bust size one full cup, the C Magnifique minimizer bra is the way to do it. Seamless underwire cups are double-layered to maintain shape, but thin to give you a smooth look under clothing, and the leotard U-back shape keeps the straps up and comfortable all day long. "No bulging at all and very comfortable," says one of many thrilled reviewers. "Flattering as well as pretty. I love the colors!"
5. Three Supportive Features, So Nothing Ever Hurts
The Playtex 18 Hour smoothing bra is just about as seamless as you can get. With wireless contour cups, wide straps, and a leotard back that stretches to hug your body, it evenly distributes the weight so that your chest is supported, but positively nothing hurts. "Looks great with any clothes, is a minimizer, but keeps the breast at the right place (not to the side or too close)!" says one reviewer.
6. Intense Cleavage Without Seams Or Wires
For loads of cleavage with any plunging neckline, the Yulee seamless push-up bra gives you loads of lift without any wire at all. Is that possible, you ask? You bet. It's all due to the contouring support cup, yet it's surprisingly lightweight and "doesn't hurt even after wearing it all day," according to reviewers.
7. A Seamless Combination Of Sporty And Supportive
The Playtex active lifestyle bra is a wonderful combination of sporty and supportive that reviewers say is "perfect for any occasion." The seamless fabric is lightweight and moisture-wicking to keep you dry during workouts, and the cups help to shape while the cushioned no-slip straps deliver sensational support from work to play.
8. Full Coverage And Four-Way Stretch For Seamless Shaping
Whether they're wearing it for workouts, work, around the house, or even sleep, reviewers cannot stop raving about the Hanes comfort evolution bra. The four-way stretch fabric moves with your body, and the fuller coverage cups and back allow for a smooth look under clothes with the benefit of a V-neck shape for lower shirts. Best of all, people actually feel supported -- even bigger chests.
9. This Adorable Bra With A Funky Pattern
Unlined and seamless, the Jezebel women's marni bra has people raving. They're loving the details, like the scalloped lace, diamond texture, and netting layer, and it offers support despite the fact that it's unpadded. "A good fit, flattering and comfortable. I love that is not padded in any way!"
10. This Favorite Keeps Going Strong
As always, Wacoal is a definite favorite, and this Awareness full-figure seamless underwire bra is no exception. It's amazing for fuller figures because of its stay-put straps and full-coverage underwire cups, but people swear it's one of the most comfortable bras they've ever owned: "This is the only bra my 40H [breasts] can wear all day and not make me want to cry. My love affair with this bra, whereas others had been a torture device, keeps going strong for what might be almost 10 years."
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