14 plus size bras | style guide
Style 1 Corset bra plus size
In the 1980s the corset had a comeback when Madonna wore corsets performing on stage. How to measure your corset? What is the difference between an underbust and overbust corset? Read all about plus size corsets here »
Style 2 Adhesive bra plus size
In most stores you’ll find adhesive bras plus size going up to D, maybe DD cup size. But what if you’re larger than a D cup? Amazon has them all, D, DD & DDD sticky bras.
Style 3 Balconette bra plus size
The balconette bra exposes your breasts a bit more. It is a pretty sexy bra. Many women love this style so much that they tend to wear this style as their basic bra.
But there are some more features this style has.
- the straps are wider set than with normal bras Read the full post about the balconette bra »
Style 4 Strapless bra plus size
A strapless bra is a necessity. That is if you want to wear your strapless dress or low cut top without showing the straps. What are the best strapless bras for DDD and larger?
- Will a strapless bra work for big busts? Read the full post about Strapless bras for DDD »
Style 5 Bralette bra plus size
See Amazon Bralettes plus size »
Keep in mind that designers also make them for women with a large cup size.
If you’ve never tried a bralette before because of your larger boobs, I’m sure you will be tempted to try one. Many models have lined cups for additional support. And this lace allover! Yes, it is very sexy.
Style 6 Demi cup bra plus size
The word demi comes from French, meaning half. I was a long time confused. A demi looks a little like a balconette bra and has a push-up in some of them.
A demi bra will give a more natural push-up, just by showing more of your breasts. Most demi-cup bras have unlined or foam-lined cups. Many women wear a demi bra as their basic daily bra.
Style 7 Minimizer bra plus size
The design of a minimizer bra compresses your breast tissue. And the molded cups will give a nice rounded silhouette to your breasts. And this rounded shape is a good thing underneath many of our clothes! Read more about why a good minimizer will not flatten your breasts »
Style 8 Plunge bra plus size
The design of the plunge bra is made with wearing low cut tops or dresses in mind. This bra will expose more of your breasts and enhances cleavage.
Deep plunge bras are a must under a deep-v dress or very low-cut shirts and tops.
Style 9 Push up bras plus size
If you are looking for a nice silhouette that enhances the dress or top you’re wearing, you should try a push-up bra.
Style 10 Shelf bra plus size
There is almost nothing I find so very and very sexy as a shelf bra.
I wouldn’t call this my every day basic. No. But this is a special bra. A sexy bra. For the occasion. For the more sexy moments in life, maybe shared with someone else…
Style 11 Soft cup bra plus size
The support from a wire-free bra comes from the band and the cups. And yes, this type of bra will work for women with a bigger bust.
These soft cup bras come from the lingerie brands Bali, Olga, Anita, Wacoal, and Playtex. Specially designed for larger breasts. A bra from one of these brands will give you an incredible amount of support. Read the full post 5 favorite soft cup bras »
Style 12 Sports bra plus size
You want a sports bra in dd cup (or up) that gives you confidence and supports you as it should do of course.
With these 3 brands, you can’t go wrong. Why? Simply because these bras are reviewed very positively (on Amazon) many times by their buyers. Women who actually bought them and have been wearing them! I always find great help in reading reviews when I wanna know more about a new style or about sizing. Read the full post on the 3 top favorite sports bra brands »
Style 13 t-shirt bra plus size
Plus size t-shirts bras do what they are designed for. To appear invisible underneath your clothing. It may well be your favorite bra at this moment. Why a wired and non-wired t-shirt bra both can be a comfortable everyday bra »
Style 14 underwire bra plus size
Many plus size women love underwire bras for their great support.
If you’re a DD plus your wired bra should feel comfortable, as any bra should. If needed, do a quick size check.
Great brands to look at are Prima Donna, Wacoal, Bali or Goddess collection.
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