There are days when you just don't feel like having any extra padding on your chest — but for people with big breasts, finding an unpadded bra that's still supportive can be a challenge. While people often turn to thick pads and push-up bras to give them extra support for optimal comfort levels, that isn't the only way to go if you have big breasts. Finding the best unlined bras for big boobs that are nothing like those flimsy bralettes you see everywhere is possible. A great unlined bra is made to do exactly what every other bra should do: support the girls and make you feel as comfortable as possible.
Thankfully, there are many great way a bra can lift and shape without adding more padding. Unlined bras are usually constructed with one thin piece of fabric stretching across each breast, but that doesn't mean they aren't supportive. What they lack in padding, they make up for with strategically placed wires, stitching, supportive mesh, boning, and sturdy straps to keep breasts up and comfortable. They're also way less noticeable under clothing than padded bras, and come in many different styles — including front-close, strapless, and convertible.
These 10 amazing unpadded bras for big boobs provide all of the support of a padded bra, with none of the bulk.
1This Bra Has All The Supportive Features With None Of The Padding
With full coverage, spandex, side support panels, lace, and underwire, this Chantelle Rive Gauche unlined bra gives larger breasts tons of support without any of the excess padding. It's also got a U-shaped power mesh back and fabric that lays flat under clothes for comfort and invisibility.
2This Bright Front-Close Bra With Stretch Lace Cups
This Glamorise Plus Size Lace Bra has a super unique design — padded wires that never touch the body and a front J-shaped closure for ultimate convenience. It uses stretch lace cups to give you a natural shape without feeling confined or overly bulky, and reviewers are loving its signature blue color.
3This Comfortable & Sexy Lace Bra With Sturdy Straps
With a high center front and stabilized straps, the Felina Harlow Demi Bra has a surprising amount of support for an unlined bra. The underwire fits well and lays flat to avoid discomfort, and the stitched panels help to shape and lift without any unnecessary bulk.
4This Strapless Bra With No Padding That Actually Stays Put
This Dobreva Strapless Lace Bra uses underwire and side boning instead of padding to keep the girls lifted and comfortable. It's also got a soft mesh lining and silicone grips to support and prevent slippage, and it comes with removable straps so you can wear it as a regular bra too.
5This Bra That Holds Everything In Comfortably, If You're Looking To Minimize Your Chest
Specifically designed to downplay the chest area for those who are looking for that style of bra, the Delimira Full Figure Minimizer Bra uses non-stretch cups, mesh wings, and inner slings to provide tons of support. While the cups have no padding, the straps and the center piece do, so you stay comfortable all day long.
6This Simple, Pretty, & Comfortably Supportive Bra
People are absolutely loving this DKNY Signature Lace Unpadded Bra which contours and shapes with seamless semi-sheer lace and underwire. It also comes in a ton of different colors.
7This Versatile Convertable Bra That Lets You Choose Between Unlined Or Padded
This innovative convertible bra is called the Le Mystere Perfect 10, and it's an incredible option if you want to switch between unlined and lined. It comes with distinct padding, so you can wear it three different ways: as an unlined mesh bra, as a strapless padded bra, or together for a combination of both.
8This Body-Hugging Bra That Comes In Nine Gorgeous Designs & A Wide Range Of Sizes
The Lunaire Plus Size Barbados Shadow Stripe Bra doesn't have any bulky pads. It instead uses double mesh, darted cups, and embroidered lace to hug your body, lift your breasts, and shape your chest. People say that there's "no slippage, bulging, or poking," and it also comes in nine gorgeous designs and colors to suit any style.
9This Gorgeously Intricate Bra With A Smooth, Natural Shape
Most people like unlined bras because they're virtually undetectable under clothing. With its gorgeous scroll embroidery and its intricate straps, the Sarah Semi Demi Unlined Bra demands to be seen. It has darted cups, underwire, power mesh wings, and framing to keep you lifted and shaped.
10This Stretch Bandeau Made Specifically For Larger Chests
Finally, there's this Plus Size Unlined Bandeau, which uses high-quality stretch lace and spandex instead of padding to give you a little boost.
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