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16 Embroidered Bras to Pick Up This Winter

  |   By Holly Jackson

One of the great joys of sweater weather is that you can wear absolutely anything underneath them! I love this time of year because you can let your fun lingerie tastes shine: embroidery, patterned laces, and even sequins disappear under winter clothing quite well.

Embroidery is one of my favorite lingerie trends, so it makes me happy to see a solid season of styles. There are lots of great embroidered pieces in a huge size range, making this a great time to pick up a new bra or two and inject some fun into your winter lingerie drawer. This list ranges from plus sizes to core sizes and includes full bust sizes as well.

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Asmin Bra by Bluebella:

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Asmin Bra Black
Available in Bands 30-36, Cups B-DD/E
via Bluebella

This bra doesn’t fit me, but I wish it did! I love the botanically themed lace as well as the beautiful bottom band. It’s elegant and fun, all at a reasonable price.

Floral Embroidered Animal Print Unlined Demi Bra by Lise Charmel:

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Lise Charmel Floral Embroidered Animal Print Demi Bra
Available in Bands 32-38, Cups B-E
via Neiman Marcus
This Lise Charmel bra is bonkers is the best possible way! I love the floral and animal print combination along with the jaw-dropping embroidery. This piece is worth a splurge this season.

Ashley Bra by Empreinte:

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Empriente Ashley Embroidered Balcony Cup Bra
Available in Bands 32-40, Cups D-F
via Linea Intima
 
The floral embroidery on this Empriente Ashley bra will give you some serious French flair! Its cup style makes it both practical and pretty, and a fabulous addition to your Winter lingerie drawer.

Black Floral Embroidered Microfiber Push-Up Strapless Bra by Torrid:

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Black Floral Embroidered Microfiber Push-Up Strapless Bra
Available in Bands 38-50, Cups B-DDD
via Torrid

Torrid frequently knocks it out of the park with their lingerie, but it’s generally limited to their bralettes. I’m glad to see them pushing their pretty designs into their molded cup range! This embroidered convertible bra works as a strapless or as a regular bra and is gorgeous.

Abrielle Blue Embroidered Bra by Katherine Hamilton:

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Abrielle Blue Embroidered Bra
Available in Bands 26-38, Cups D-HH
via Katherine Hamilton

This gorgeous full bust bra reminds me of fine china! I love the classic colors and embroidery, which combines the tattoo effect trend with elegant French embroidery.

Glamour Embroidery Underwire Bra by Elila:

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Elila Glamour Satin & Embroidery Underwire Bra
Available in Bands 34-46, Cups E-K
via HerRoom

Elila has two lovely embroidered sets out currently, and I have worn my way through both of them! This gorgeous glamour set features high-end details and gorgeous embroidery in a great size range. I’ve owned this both in white and in burgundy, and they’re both supportive and beautiful.

Encounter Plunge Bra by Scantilly:

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Scantilly Encounter Plunge Bra
Available in Bands 30-40, Cups DD-HH
via Curvy Kate

This set was my favorite set of the Autumn/Winter season. It’s gorgeous in person, and the metallic thread stands out. It does suffer from the slightly wacky Scantilly sizing, so go with your Scantilly size and not your regular one.

Heartthrob Bralette by Hanky Panky:

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Heartthrob Bralette
Available in Sizes XS - M
via Hanky Panky

This bra may be perfect for Valentine’s Day, but it's fun and fashionable all year round. The shade of red is excellent, and the embroidery comes off as elegant rather than kitschy.

Rhea Bra by Freya:

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Freya Rhea Plunge Bra
Available in Bands 30-38, Cups DD-G
via Bravissimo

Freya has put out some great embroidered bras over the past few years and this season is no exception. The Rhea bra is an excellent bra for everyday wear, but also has beautiful embroidered details that make it an elegant piece.

Raina Balconette Bra by Studio Pia:

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Studio Pia Raina Balconette Bra
Available in Sizes 1 - 5
via Journelle

The hand detail on this bra is one of the best I have seen in a long time. Its delicate graphic design is unusual. The perfect piece for any lingerie collector in the right size range.

Champs Elysees Balconette Bra by Chantelle:

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Champs Elysees Balconette Bra
Available in 3 Colors
Fits Bands 32-38, Cups B-E
via Figleaves

This bra isn’t new, but it is a great classic piece that deserves a revisit. I love their new ice blue color as well for the detailed and perfectly French embroidery.

Tulip Embroidered Underwire Bra by Elila:

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Elila Tulip Embroidered Bra
Available in Band 36-46, Cups E-J
via Linda's

This bra has it all: it’s sophisticated, comes in a great size range and works for almost any occasion. It’s also really supportive, and you can wear it under pretty much anything. Elila has quietly been putting out some killer fashion pieces over the past few years.

Fleur-De-Lis Bralette by Hanky Panky:

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Fleur-de-Lis Bralette
Available in Sizes S - L
via Hanky Panky

While I feel obligated to include this because of my love of my adopted home city, I also think it would make a great bridal piece! It’s unusual, while still being sophisticated and seriously sexy.

Baboushka Full Cup Wire Bra by Prima Donna:

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Baboushka Full Cup Wire Bra
Available in Bands 32-44, Cups C-H
via PrimaDonna

Prima Donna has a well-deserved cult following among full busted women, so I suspect this Baboushka bra is going to end up in lots of lingerie drawers this season. I love the fresh pink floral embroidery on it against the black lace.

Annalise Camelia Padded Half Cup Bra by Fantasie Lingerie:

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Annalise Camelia Padded Half Cup Bra
Available in Bands 30-38, Cups C-GG
via Fantasie

Fantasie has stepped up their designs over the past few years, but they’ve specifically stepped up their embroidery. Their bras now feature Swiss-designed designs specifically for the brand, which has created some showstopper pieces over the past few years. This bra combines their great embroidery with an easy to wear half cup shape, making it an easy addition to your lingerie drawer this Winter.

Embroidered Strappy Bra and Garter Panty Set by Hips & Curves:

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Strappy Plus Size Bra and Garter
Available in 2X - 3X
via Hips & Curves

This two-piece set isn't just for Valentine’s Day, plus it's priced well, too! I love the floral embroidery combined with the retro styling.

 

Have you worn any of this season's embroidered bras? Which ones do you like best?

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Holly lives in an old house in New Orleans with her husband, two dogs and far too many bras. By day she runs The Full Figured Chest, the preeminent lingerie copywriting and marketing firm in the industry. She is the number one recommended copywriter by The Lingerie Journal and her blog was recently featured in Lucky Magazine as one of the top three lingerie blogs online.
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