When you're rocking the fuller-figured life, finding the best bras for plus size women with small boobs can be a challenge. The expectation that a bigger body must automatically mean bigger breasts is socially prevalent; and while there are definitely some benefits to having smaller breasts (less back pain, FTW!), it's easy to feel excluded from traditional lingerie offerings that often confuse or merge DD+ and plus size bras into a single category. There's nothing more frustrating than scrolling through pages of so-called "plus size" options, only to find that every style seems to start at a D cup. Small boobs need bras, too.
Never fear, though: There are a few companies creating great plus size bras for the small-busted, whether you're looking for a cute and comfortable everyday aesthetic or a sexy design for your next night out partying with the girls. Not to mention, with the recent rise of the bralette trend, there are more options now than ever for showing off small boobs in style. From structured looks that accentuate your bust, to comfortable, wire-free designs that allow you to revel in low-maintenance ease, these 12 designs will upgrade your lingerie drawer and have you feeling fierce, no matter your size.
1. A Wire-Free Design For A Cups In A Range Of Sizes
This bra fills an important need for the small-busted plus set. Created specifically for A-cup sizes, and offering band options from 38 to 58, this is a great option for a wide range of plus size bodies that aren't normally catered to by lingerie brands. The wire-free design will keep you comfortable, and the cups have just the lightest touch of padding for those who want it.
2. A Comfy Bralette In Tons Of Colors
Bralettes are a huge lingerie trend; and this one comes in a huge range of sizes. The design also offers more support than the average bralette. This lovely little number from Cosabella has a little ruching detail in the front to create shape, and the floral lace pattern couldn't be prettier. My favorite part, however, is the attention that's paid to the straps on this bralette, making this one piece of lingerie that's worth showing off in summer's barest tops and dresses.
3. A Plunging & Supportive Bra Without A Lot Of Padding
When you need a little support under a low-cut dress or shirt (and would rather skip the padding), the Glamorise Wonderwire bra has you covered. Thanks to its gap-free cups, flat-lying center, cushioned band, and adjustable straps, reviewers call this bra "unparalleled" — especially because "it is one of the rare bras that have a small cup size in proportion to the band size." Throw in the convenient front closer and six color options, and you've got a winner for small chests.
4. A Surprisingly Comfortable Padded Push-Up Bra
Nothing's worse than a bra that doesn't fit correctly, but that doesn't mean we should compromise on those little extra details that can make lingerie so fun. This padded underwire bra is extremely supportive while remaining "rather comfortable," according to reviewers. It also has a convenient front closure, a decorative racerback design, breathable lace fabric, and eight bright color options. While the band sizes stop at 40, every single one offers an AA or an A.
5. A Comfortable Lace Halter
This little lace bralette is perfect for all those times you want to upgrade your lounge look with something a little more stylish. The unpadded, mesh-lined cups are comfortable, the wide elastic band provides a bit of support, and the cotton-bamboo lining is super breathable — but the lace halter still looks great under athleisure. Plus, it's available in dozens of colors.
6. An Unlined Balconette Bra
For a bit more support than a bralette, this unlined demi style from Felina is a great choice. This cup style is lower-cut than most, covering only about half of the breast, and shaped to draw attention to the décolletage area. Add in a pretty lilac lace pattern and embellished straps, and you have a bra that will look equally good under a date night outfit, or on its own.
7. An Unwire Bra With Molded Foam Cups
When you need a dependable, everyday bra with some coverage that's still pretty, this foam underwire can't be beat. The molded cups support and shape, while the lace overlay dresses up a simple design with a little extra style. This underwire design will lift you up, while the soft (machine washable!) fabrication is both pretty and practical.
8. A Longline Lace Bralette
This longline bralette style is a great piece for wearing under tops, layering, or just sporting solo. The wire-free, mesh-lined design is as comfortable as it is pretty and the floral edging provides a lovely pop. There are five colors to choose from and sizes are available up to a XX-Large.
9. A Seamless T-Shirt Bra
With a hidden underwire for shaping support and a curve-loving silhouette that remains seamless under even clingy tops, you know this bra won't let you down. Lace embellishments and straps are a lovely touch, and extra padding around the wires will keep you comfy. Plus, the seamless cup design looks great under sheer tops.
10. A Sports Bra That Can Stand Up To A High-Impact Workout
Made with hard-working, moisture-wicking polyester cups and a strong nylon and spandex band, this high-impact sports bra is offered in band sizes up to 48. The well-considered design also includes cushioned straps that won't dig and mesh inserts for extra breathability. "The coverage is wonderful- no cleavage showing or the girls popping out when I bend over, great support when running, no loose foam pads to cause problems in the washer. The straps look like camisole straps and no problem if they or the front panel shows a little with a low cut top," one fan wrote.
11. A Budget-Friendly Multitasking Bra That Does It All
When you're on a budget, you likely want styles that can do double duty, and this full-coverage convertible style will do just that. With removable straps, this bra can become a strapless, or you can criss-cross the straps in back to pull breasts together for a little extra cleavage. Smooth, seamless cups make this a great option for wearing it as a T-shirt bra as well — and even without straps, reviewers say it's "quite comfortable to wear. It also [has] great rubber traction to prevent slippage."
12. Florals & Colors Let You Show Off Your Style
Sometimes, you want ease and comfort, and sometimes, you want style. This set of three bras have both — and they come in a set of three varying patterns and colors. Since they're made primarily from cotton with a bit of spandex, they're stretchy and breathable, and the molded shape is on the smaller side to suit smaller breasts. The best news? You can get a B cup in a 46 band, and a C cup with a 48 band.
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