14 Fashion Editor-Approved Corsets That *Actually* Work For Big Boobs

No smashed cleavage for me, thanks.

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There's only one silhouette that suits every aesthetic from coquette to mob wife — ladies and gentlemen, give it up for the corset top. The corset is as on-trend as ever: a little bit sexy, a little bit edgy, and, truthfully, a little bit difficult to shop for if you’re larger-chested (like me). Fear not, because I’ve done my duties in the dressing room to find the very best corsets for big boobs, bar none.

Finding a corset that neither crushes my chest nor amplifies it to X-rated proportions was admittedly difficult, but a select few have earned my seal of approval. In my research, I tried both bustiers and corset-style tops. Though I am a fan of a waist-cinching, lace-up style (and I’ve included some on this list, don’t worry), sometimes a boned tank top gets the job done.

Reviving my title as Bustle’s Unofficial Boob Editor, I put my 36G chest to the test and tried on a myriad of styles — some from trending brands like House of CB and Miaou, others from lingerie giants like Adore Me and Victoria’s Secret, and a few available with one click on your Amazon Prime account.

Prices range and styles vary, but these tops all have one thing in common: they look amazing on big boobs.

The Best Corsets For Big Boobs

Victoria’s Secret knew what they were doing when they brought this classic piece back from the archives. Corsets with cups that really fit can be hard to come by — streamlined boning is a safer bet that doesn’t sacrifice a corset’s signature lifted look.

This under-$20 Amazon find is my go-to corset for a truly cinched look. I’ve worn it with everything from Halloween costumes to suiting. It comes in a rainbow of colors — and purchasing the full collection is far from a bad idea.

Straps are key if you want extra lift, so this 5-star-rated bustier from I.AM.GIA. is a no-brainer. The tank-style design offers support and the sporty logo branding keeps the all-white colorway from feeling too runaway bride.

House of CB excels at sexy corset-style tops and the Satin Longline, specifically, is one of my favorites. The longer silhouette hits me just right, while the duchess satin gives it an elevated touch. Plus, that square neckline gives a vintage-inspired vibe that feels straight out of Bridgerton.

This true corset works for a date night out or in — pair it with a slip skirt for dinner, then with the matching undies later in the evening. If you’re new to styling lingerie for everyday wear, a black lace corset (also available in plus sizes) is a bona fide essential.

This top is similar to my go-to corset from Amazon, but it comes in a bunch of fun prints. I wore a groovy green iteration on vacation and received a ton of compliments, so this funky pattern is next on my list to try.

When I’m looking for a corset to wear as *actual* lingerie, I sometimes opt for a waspie, or waist-cincher. This is more like a half-corset, so you can pair it with the bra that fits you best and not have to worry about choosing a corset with too-small cups. If you want to get a matching set, Scarlett Ghasque offers luxe options in the prettiest pastel shades.

This little top really surprised me. It doesn’t have a classic corset’s stiff structure or lacing, but it did a great job of supporting my chest and snatching me in. Plus, I love that you can see the boning through the mesh — chic and sexy.

Good American knows how to do great jeans — so of course the brand’s new denim corset caught my eye. The sculpting compression denim snatches like a true corset, without feeling too intense. Pairing it with matching jeans is an easy choice for when I want an effortless look that still feels styled.

I’ve tried and failed with a few VS corsets, but this lightly lined style is a favorite — in fact, I currently own it in four colors. Hook-and-eye closures in the back allow for easy on and off — a rarity in the corset world. Meanwhile, the sheer lacy panels make it the perfect piece of lingerie to throw on underneath a blazer for a feminine pop.

If you’ve got a large chest and need a large band size to match, this Dominique corset should be your go-to. Available in three colors, it’s sized like a bra and boasts bands up to 52 and cups up to G.

This trompe l'oeil tank from PH5 may not offer a traditional corset top’s sculpting and lifting capabilities, but if you’re after the bustier look made relaxed, I can’t think of anything cooler. Trendy tops aren’t often made with larger chests in mind, but this one offers ample coverage without sacrificing style.

Every gal needs a red corset in her closet, and Miaou has the perfect piece for showing off without feeling squished. It features a boned waist, with a cowl neckline that allows your chest some space to breathe. Plus, a zipper up the back makes this a heck of a lot easier to throw on than a traditional lace-up style.

If you’re seeking the corset’s romantic aesthetic without the restrictive boning, SKIMS makes a stretch satin version you’ll absolutely die for. The unlined, molded balconette cups will have the girls looking good, without any discomfort.

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