I used to have an underwear drawer literally overflowing with bras, many of which I spent way too much money on — close to a thousand bucks total, if I'm adding them all up. Nowadays, I look for less expensive options, so I am always on the hunt for the best bras under $50 because I just can't justify paying more than that.
Between packing and repacking my bags when I'm traveling, and doing laundry in some questionable places, my bras don't last that long anymore. Because of this, I look for bras that are under $50 that are still really good quality. It's a common misconception that if something is less expensive, it's automatically not worth buying, but you really don't have to sacrifice the quality that a more expensive bra would have when looking for bras under a specific price point. Brands like Hanes, Maidenform, Warner's, Calvin Klein, and Bali all carry really well made bras that won't hurt your wallet.
And if you do have a brand that you love that can be on the expensive side, you can probably find some heavily discounted styles under the sale section. But, in the meantime you can shop some of the best bras, all for under $50.
1. A Pretty Lace Push-Up Bra For Every Occasion
I feel like a lace push-up bra is a staple in your wardrobe. It can be worn for special occasions and everyday. This one has adjustable straps, lined foam cups, and underwire. It's comfortable and versatile. Plus, it's a pretty bra that comes in five different colors. One user said, "I was thrilled to find a decent priced bra in my size!" I would be too!
2. A Bra For Your Plunging Necklines
Add a bra that's perfect for your low necklines to your arsenal. This one is made in silky, smooth microfiber, so you know it'll be comfortable. It features padded underwire cups to offer you the support you need and create some nice cleavage for your plunging tops. It also comes in six different colors and two styles (lace and plain).
3. Be Comfortable In A Wire-Free Bra
Sometimes you just have to get a little comfier. I can't stand wearing an underwire bra on planes, so I usually opt for a sports bra or a wire-free one. Warner's makes a great one that's also seamless for optimal comfort. They also have this really awesome feature that gets rid of that annoying side boob overflow that can happen. The extra fabric on the side of the bra actually smooths it out, so you have some more coverage for when you want it.
4. Feel Sexy In A Scalloped Demi Bra
This bold bra will have you feeling sexy whenever you slip it on. It's got a padded underwire bust that will lift you in all of the right places, and also features adjustable straps so you can customize the amount of lift you're looking for. The bright red bra has a lace band and pretty scalloped details around the top of the cup. If red is too bold for you, you can always grab it in black.
5. A Seamlessly Soft Bra You'll Never Want To Take Off
It's like hitting the jackpot when you find a really comfortable bra that you don't want to take off. And this is that bra. It's made with a seamless and smooth fabric that lays so nicely underneath clothing, you won't even know it's there. The lightweight padding is even soft and will support your breasts very well. The bra has a plunging neckline that will look great under any low cut top.
6. Help Create A Natural Shape With A Minimizer Bra
Sometimes when you have larger breasts, they can use some shaping. This bra is really great because it minimizes your bust line and creates a natural shape with molded cups. This full-coverage bra is super comfortable, supportive, and completely adjustable. One user said, "I have looked high and low for the supportive bra that is comfortable to wear and also fits at the middle area with uplift without 'fallout.' At last Bali, we have found each other."
7. The Most Comfortable Bra You Could Own
If you're looking for comfort, Hanes makes the perfect bra. It's soft and flexible. In fact, the fabric actually moves with you. It also has wide straps that don't slip down and a wide band that makes the bra even more comfortable. The full-coverage bra looks smooth under clothes and it comes in 10 different colors. Plus, at a price point like this, you could totally stock up.
8. A Smooth Bra That Won't Show Under Clothes
It's no fun when you can see your bra through your top. Luckily, Bali has a line of bras called the One Smooth U bras that lie flat under clothes. The two-ply back even smooths out your back. Plus, there is a Comfort-U design that allows straps to stay in place. It even has beautiful embroidered details to add a bit of personality to it. And it comes in five different colors.
9. This Full-Coverage Bra Delivers The Support You Need
One user described this bra as being "magic," and writes, "I don't understand how it can be cute and comfortable and minimize my tatas. Magic. Just magic." In my opinion, that's a glowing review because she's right. For a lot of women with bigger breasts, there aren't a ton of pretty bras available. This one is not only stylish, but it also offers you the full-coverage support you need when you have big boobs.
10. A Lacey Bra For Special Occasions
Everyone needs a sexy, lacy bra for special occasions. There's just something about wearing lace that makes you feel super feminine and great. And this bra is the epitome of feminine. It comes in black, ivory, and blue. It has scalloped lace edges and a pretty floral lace pattern. Even the crisscross center front is a great little detail. The bra is mesh lined and the cups are underwire. One user even said that it's the only bra she will wear.
11. A Wire-Free Bra That Lifts And Separates
If you need the support of a bra with underwire but don't want the discomfort of many conventional designs, try this pick. The bra has light lift pads that will help give your boobs a natural looking shape. The plunging neckline allows you to rock this bra with your favorite low cut top. It's super soft and feels wonderful against skin. Plus it comes in 13 different colors.
12. An Underwire Bra That Also Wicks Away Moisture
This bra is great because it's made with moisture wicking fabric, so if you find yourself breaking a sweat, you won't stay wet for long. It is a full-coverage underwire bra that people love. It has 71 five star reviews on Nordstrom, one of which says, "I keep going back to this bra. I try others, but none compare. It has great support but it isn't too structured...My favorite Elomi bra."
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