There are very few joys in this world bigger than finding a great bra… Especially if you have bigger boobs. Many styles out there are either not supportive enough or have enough scratchy underwire to get a sizeable amount from the scrapyard if traded in. Triangle bras always fell into the first camp, with their lack of wires and often-flimsy straps relegating them to the world of AA to B cups only.
Uncomfortable, annoying, and sometimes downright embarrassing! We are all familiar in some way or another with the bra problems that plague women everywhere, causing us to rip off our bras in frustration when we get home at the end of the day. Slipping straps, straps that dig in, wires that pinch, fabric that puckers… the list goes on and on!
When it comes to bras, good support is hard to find, especially in a cute style AND a comfy design. That's why we've scoured the internet for the absolute best bras for large chests—more than 4 stars or they're out! Scroll on if you're in the market for something that actually works.
We know all breasts are not created equally—but did you know that experts have identified seven different types? Unsurprisingly, that means the process of finding the right bra for each person goes way beyond getting the right cup and band size down. Apparently, there's also width, length, and placement to think about, as these all affect what your set is like.
House of Anesi launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the bras. House of Anesi. Straps that put pressure on your shoulders, underwires that dig into your chestand cups that don't fit properly are just some of the common complaints made by the average bra wearer.
You may have heard that going braless is the most comfortable thing a person with boobs could do. For a long time, I thought being able to fill out a G cup meant I had no choice but to wear a bra every waking moment. One day I realized that these were rules were made up by other people.
Boobs and bras are hot topics here at HuffPost Style. Whether we are discussing the latest sideboob on the red carpet we're looking at you, Michelle Dockerydiscussing how to best dress our own bosoms or debating how often to wash brasit's safe to say that, much like a teenage sleepover, we are still talking about breasts. After much debate on how to dress a busty figure we rejoice in a wrap dresshow to best play up a small bosom and whether our current bras were, in fact, properly sized, we decided to take our questions to an expert.
Having a stash of bras that you find uncomfortable or unflattering can be frustrating. These fit issues are often a result of traditional measuring methods. Another study shows that the old tape measure tactic usually performed in lingerie or department store dressing rooms often overestimate band size and underestimate cup size.
Rather than accept defeat, you deserve a good—no, great! You already know the importance of a professional fitting, of building a bra wardrobe of a few key styles, and of being open to investing a little bit more in your underwear drawer to get what you need out of it. But what about the little construction details in your bra that make all the difference, or recognizing the telltale signs of when your band has been overworn? Glamour went to the lingerie experts for more detailed advice to aid large-breasted shoppers with their bra shopping endeavors.