The 19 Best Bralettes for All Cup Sizes (Because Underwire Is the Worst)

editor@purewow.com (PureWow)
·9 min read

Confession time: We can count the number of occasions we’ve worn a real bra (you know with underwire, padding, the works) since March on one hand. These days, our rotation consists of almost exclusively bralettes and sports bras. And with winter approaching, we have no plans to ditch our comfy undergarments and accompanying cozy loungewear outfits anytime soon. Instead, we’re leaning in and purchasing a few more wire-free options to tide us over between laundry loads. Want to do the same? Here, the 19 best bralettes for all cup sizes so you can ditch the underwire—for good.

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1. Bali Comfort Revolution ComfortFlex Seamless Shaping Wireless Bra

Best Overall

Every time we feature this Bali Comfort bralette in one of our shoppable emails, PureWow readers add it to their carts in droves. If we had to guess why, we’d say it has to do with the bra’s full-coverage style plus the shaping and supportive foam cups, all of which is wrapped in a soft, stretchy fabric. One reviewer confirms that her Bali Comfort Revolution bralette fits “like a second skin,” and “feels like a soft hug.” If that’s not enough to sell you, the contents of the other 1,800-plus five-star reviews will be. And the fact that it’s often on sale for less than $30? Yeah, that doesn’t hurt either.

Buy It ($44)

Available in sizes S to XXXL

2. Litthing Camisole Bra (Set of 3)

Best Value

If you’re looking to get the most bang for your buck, opt for this set of three bralettes from Litthing. It’s just $21 for the bundle, which means you’re paying just $7 a pop. And per the 300-plus five-star ratings, the affordable price doesn’t equal poor quality. “This bra is so comfortable, I find myself wearing it every day. No slipping straps, no hooks digging into my back [and I] never have to adjust it,” writes one buyer. Word to the wise: The ultra-thin straps won’t offer a ton of support for those with larger chests.

$21 at Amazon

Available in sizes M to XXL

3. Commando Butter Comfy Bralette

Splurge-Worthy

PureWow fashion director Dena Silver says this style from Commando is one of her favorites to wear while lounging around the house because it’s lightweight, but supportive enough to keep her from experiencing nip slips and other wardrobe malfunctions. Multiple reviewers note that it’s so comfortable, they often forget they’re even wearing it. “I am a 36DDD and I find it so difficult to find a bralette that keeps the girls supported. This bra is it!” adds another customer.

Buy It ($68)

Available in sizes XS to XL

4. True & Co True Body Triangle Convertible Strap Bralette

Best V-Neck Bralette

Want a bralette that doesn’t make an unwelcome appearance under low cut tops? Say no more. This convertible bralette from True & Co features a plunging V neckline and thin straps, ensuring it won’t poke out from under your clothes. The only downside? Reviewers mention it doesn’t do much in terms of support.

Buy It ($44)

Available in sizes XS to XL

5. Everlane The Tank Bra

Best Tank Bra

This tank bra is exactly what it sounds like: It’s generously cut like a tank top (peep those wide straps that will never dig into your shoulders) but has the same support as a bralette. “It’s comfortable enough to wear all day, but supportive enough that I don’t feel self-conscious on a last-minute Zoom call (read: The one I totally forgot about),” says PureWow editor of branded content Roberta Fiorito. Made from 92 percent Supima cotton, it’s ridiculously soft, too.

Buy It ($22)

Available in sizes XXS to XL

6. Aerie Real Free Padded Bralette

Best Adjustable Bralette

PureWow editor Abby Hepworth prefers this bralette to other ones she’s tried because of the adjustable back clasp and straps. The ability to customize it to her ideal fit makes this design (which features removable padding) way more comfortable than most.

Buy It ($40; $28)

Available in sizes XXS to XXL

7. Hanky Panky Signature Lace Retro Bralette

Best Unlined Bralette

In the market for a bralette that’s more akin to lacy lingerie? Go for this one from Hanky Panky. The retro-inspired silhouette is unlined and made from sheer lace—yet still offers support. “It makes me feel sexy and comfortable,” attests one reviewer.

Buy It ($56)

Available in sizes XS to L

8. True & Co True Body Scoop Neck Bra

Best Seamless Bralette

“It smooths all over so it’s the perfect t-shirt bra—no more bulges,” explains one customer about this seamless scoop neck. Others say they appreciate the fact that it doesn’t show any lines under clothing and that the straps always stay up. The most common complaint? Not enough support in the band for those who require a bit of lift.

Buy It ($44)

Available in sizes XS to XL

9. Warner’s Cloud 9 Wire-Free Contour Bra

Best Padded Bralette

This bralette’s padded cups resemble those of a traditional bra, providing more support and lift than some of the others on this list. They’re designed to smooth and shape your bust so you never end up with that uniboob look that some bralettes create. Over 5,000 five-star reviewers call it soft and surprisingly supportive, with multiple declaring it the most comfortable bra they’ve ever worn.

$24 at Amazon

Available in sizes 32A to 26D

10. Wacoal Flawless Comfort Wire Free Bralette

Best Full Coverage Bralette

Behold, the ultimate bralette for all those concerned about spillage. The higher neckline and thin, stretchy fabric holds everything in, so you won’t be left with any unfortunately bulges. Buyers say that even if you’re a DDD or an E cup, this bralette provides the support and coverage you need.

Buy It ($58)

Available in sizes S to XXL

11. Torrid Black Lace Racerback Bralette

Best Plus-Size Bralette

“I have a very large chest (42DDD) and this bralette still manages to do a great job of keeping the girls securely in place, all while being super cute,” says one reviewer. “I never had the confidence to put [a bralette] on [and they] never fit me correctly. This one is amazing!” says another. This style comes in Torrid’s 00-6 sizing, meaning it fits sizes M to 5X.

Buy It ($35)

Available in sizes M-5X

12. Hatch The Everyday Nursing Bra

Best Nursing Bralette

Hatch is known for its high-quality maternity and postpartum clothes, and this nursing bra is one of the brand’s best sellers for a reason. Made from 90 percent cotton, it’s super soft to keep you comfortable and features an easy one-handed clasp to make feeding time a little easier. The adjustable straps and j-hook in the back allow you to modify the fit as your bust changes post-baby.

Buy It ($68)

Available in sizes S to XL

13. Boody EcoWear Shaper Bra

Best Sweat-Wicking Bralette

If you tend to sweat even in sub-30-degree temps, check out this lightweight bra from Boody. Its bamboo fabric will keep feeling you cool and comfortable, and it works to wick away sweat as soon as it forms. FYI, reviewers say it’s way more breathable than a traditional bra.

Buy It ($17)

Available in sizes XS to XL

14. Free People Intimately FP Adele Longline Bralette

Best Lace Bralette

Crochet lace and delicate straps make this bralette so pretty, you’ll want to show it off with an off-the-shoulder top. Just note that the brand says it’s best for A-C cups, given it offers very light support.

Buy It ($38)

Available in sizes XXS to XL

15. Richer Poorer Classic Bralette

Best for A to B Cups

This unpadded, soft cotton blend bralette is best for people with A to B cups, since it provides pretty minimal coverage. One reviewer who’s a 36C notes that when she tried to wear it, her boobs kept falling out of the cups. But wearers with smaller busts had nothing but good things to say, calling it comfortable, flattering and great for lounging around the house in.

Buy It ($32)

Available in sizes XS to XL

16. Spanx Bra-llelujah! Unlined Bralette

Best for B to C Cups

Reviewers point out that this bra has some support, thanks to the built-in side sling, making it ideal for B to C cups. That said, once you get above a C cup many buyers note that things get a little dicey in terms of coverage and support. PureWow senior commerce editor Bri Lapolla says the thicker straps are her favorite aspect of this bra because they provide “a nice upward boost without digging into my shoulders or upper back.” Another feature she likes? The smooth fabric, which makes the undergarment undetectable even under thin t-shirts.

Buy It ($48)

Available in sizes S to XL

17. Aerie Paradise Lace Padded Plunge Bralette

Best for C to D Cups

Despite the plunging neckline, buyers say this bralette’s padding and longline band that hits around mid-rib creates ample support. Their only qualm? Most agreed that it runs a bit big so you might want to go down a size or two in order to get the proper fit.

Buy It ($40; $16)

Available in sizes XXS to XXL

18. Lively The Busty Bralette

Best for D to DD Cups

Lively specifically designed this bra with an inner sling to provide extra support and coverage for D to DDD busts. “Being a 34DD it’s so hard to find a bralette that has enough support. But this bra offers support and it’s so comfy that I forget I’m even wearing it,” confirms one happy customer.

Buy It ($35)

Available in sizes 32D-40DD

19. Wacol Level Up Lace Wire Free Bra

Best for DD to G Cups

Just because you’re above a DD doesn’t mean you can’t revel in the underwire-free lifestyle. While Wacoal technically calls this a bra, it’s wire-free and supersoft, so we’d say it counts as a bralette. And it goes all the way up to a G cup, making it an ideal option for larger chests.

Buy It ($65)

Available in sizes 32A to 40G

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