Gone are the days of utilitarian plus size bras that put the emphasis on "full" rather than "figure." If you're a woman with exceptional curves, you don't need to be covered up with full coverage cups to get great support and lift. There are more options than ever for gorgeous, sexy bras that flaunt your enviable cleavage.
So what's the difference between plus size and full bust? A lot of people get them confused or figure they're one and the same. Plus size (or full figure) bras have an expanded band size, usually beginning at 38-40. While many women who wear larger bands need a full cup as well, there are also women who require smaller cups. Full bust bras, on the other hand, have an expanded cup range (from DD-L). These bras have bands from 28-38.
It's easier than ever to find fun, fashionable, and supportive bras in these expanded size ranges. Our top ten picks have band sizes up to 50, with cup sizes B-K. You'll find rich, jewel toned colors, satins and laces, plunging necklines, and decorative straps. There are demi cup, balconette, front closure, and wireless styles. From everyday lovelies priced as low as $25.00 to special occasion bras that really wow, these glamorous plus size bras are sure to make you feel like a million!
Panache 'Andorra' Full Cup Bra Available in teal, pink, black, and white Band sizes 28-42, with cup sizes D-J via Bare Necessities Lunaire 'Sevilla' Embroidered Demi Bra Available in ivory/blue, ivory, and black Band sizes 32-48, with cup sizes C-F via HerRoom Elomi 'Jocelyn' Underwire Plunge Bra Band sizes 34-42, with cup sizes F-HH via Nordstrom Elomi 'Betty' Underwire Plunge Bra Available in purple, blush, raspberry, turquoise, navy, and black Band sizes 34-46, with cup sizes D-HH via Bare Necessities Glamorise Lace Soft Cup Bra Available in black and white Band sizes 34-50, with cup sizes C-G via HerRoom Glamorise Wonderwire Front-Close Bra Available in plum, beige, and white Band sizes 36-48, with cup sizes D-G via Bare Necessities
What do you look for in a plus size bra? Have you tried any of these brands? Do you have a favorite brand you'd like to recommend?