5 Best Bras For Full Busts
Do know what the term “full-busted” means? Unfortunately, it’s one of those terms that is often used incorrectly. While you might be reading this and already know what the term means, there are many women that unfortunately don’t. So, we’re going to clear that up today!
What does full busted mean?
By definition, full-busted bras typically include bra sizes with a small band size and a large cup size. Depending on the brand, full-bust bra sizes can include: 28D-K, 30D-K, 32D-K, and 34D-K. But, remember: not all full-busted brands are created equal – some start at a DD cup instead of a D cup and may or may not go up to a K cup.
Full figured vs full busted
Full-busted is different than full-figured. Though they are both used in the lingerie industry to describe bra sizing, they do not mean the same thing and using them interchangeably can cause confusion for anyone shopping for bras (which you can learn more about here).
Why you should get a bra fitting first
Before shopping for new bras, we highly recommend getting a bra fitting at your local lingerie boutique first. After all, your bra size can change a lot throughout your life. Weight gain, weight loss, pregnancy, breastfeeding, age, and genetics can all contribute to a change in breast size.
So, if it has been six months or longer since you were last fitted (or if you’ve never had a bra fitting), it’s time for one. At the very least, even if your bra size hasn’t changed in six months, your bras are probably starting to show wear and tear. After all, your everyday bras aren’t meant to last years and years. In fact, the average lifespan of a bra is 6 months to 1 year depending on your wash and wear habits.
So, since it’s likely time for a few new bras, here are five fabulous bras for your full bust!
Searching for a bra that will give you a rounded look without adding bulk? Check out the Charlotte Padded Bra. Designed with foam cut and sewn cups (not moulded), flattering demi cups, and a snug, supportive band with powermesh wings, the Charlotte Padded Bra offers superior support for B-K cup sizes.
Complete the look by pairing the Charlotte Padded Bra with the Charlotte Bikini or Charlotte High Waist Brief.
Available in dusty rose, red/black, woodrose, black and nude.
Yes, supportive wireless bras for full busts do exist! If you’re tired of wearing bras with underwire or if you simply prefer the comfort of a wireless style, the Aline Wire-Free Padded Bra was designed for you. Constructed with smooth moulded microfiber cups with a subtle striped jacquard pattern and a comfortable yet supportive band, this versatile bra will be your new everyday favorite.
Complete the look by pairing the Aline Wire-Free Padded Bra with the Aline Bikini.
Available in black and nude.
Surprised a bralette made the list? Don’t be! The Adriana Lace Bralette is a supportive bralette specifically designed for C-H cup sizes. This stunning style features lined wire-free cups, wide lace straps, a structured band with a back hook and eye closure, and a j-hook to convert the bralette into a racerback style (so it’ll work under your racerback tops this summer!) Equally perfect for lounging and everyday wear, the Adriana Bralette is so comfortable you can wear it to sleep!
Complete the look by pairing the Adriana Lace Bralette with the Adriana Lace Bikini.
Available in black, sky blue, mulberry, and pearl white.
Say hello to your new favorite strapless bra! We all know how hard it is to find a supportive strapless bra, especially when you wear a larger cup size. The Elissa Contour Strapless Bra is the perfect solution – its sturdy, snug band and anti-slip silicone tape keep the bra in place all day long. Plus, the lace details on the band are a pretty touch to an otherwise ultra-functional fit. And, if that isn’t enough, the moulded microfiber cups create a smooth silhouette under all of your fitted tops and dresses – making it ideal for wedding dresses, prom dresses, and any other special occasion you have coming up.
Complete the look by pairing the Elissa Contour Strapless Bra with the Elissa Bikini.
Available in black, nude, and pearl white.
If you’re tired of your shirts gaping at the bust, the Enora Minimizer Bra is just what you need. This minimizing style is specifically designed to reduce the bustline by 1-1.5 inches, making it easier than ever to fit into your favorite button-down shirts. Plus, its non-stretch cups separate breast tissue and keep it in place, while providing a full coverage, supportive fit.
Complete the look by pairing the Enora Minimizer Bra with the Enora Bikini.
Available in whisper blue, black, and nude.
Related: 7 Bra Styles Made For Large Busts
We Highly Recommend
Whether you’re shopping for new everyday bras or lingerie for a special occasion, it’s always a good idea to seek out a second opinion. We know how hard it is to find bras that fit well and feel good, especially when you’re doing it on your own. If you’ve ever felt unsure about your bra size or you just don’t know where to go to find good bras, it’s time to let a bra fitter help.
Many specialty lingerie boutiques offer bra fittings. Their expert bra fitters will take the pain and frustration out of bra shopping and do all the work for you. Even better, their product knowledge can save you time and money. Plus, they know where all of the best bras are hiding.
If you’ve struggled with finding bras in the right size, it’s time to make a change. Visit our specialty store locator to find a store near you and schedule an appointment.
Happy bra shopping!
There you have it – five of the best bras for full busts! Were there any styles we missed? Let us know in the comments below!