There are some people who can get away with lighter, more "decorative" bras (or even no bra at all), and others who... can't. The solution for our larger breasted ladies? Full coverage bras. These bras feature a high neckline designed to cover almost all of your breast tissue, which doesn't just keep the girls in—it also prevents "quad boob" and creates a smoother line under your shirts. Contrary to popular belief, these full coverage bras can still be sexy, thanks to design details like mesh, lace, bows, and more. Some full coverage bras are also designed to be minimizers, which means they redistribute your breast tissue in the bra to create the illusion of a smaller bust. We have used our signature algorithm to round up the Top 10 best full coverage bras on the market, loved for their comfort, design, support, and more. What are you waiting for? Start shopping! Opening image: thirdlove.com
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September 12, 2018
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Wacoal Perfect Primer Underwire Bra
LOVED FOR: Even without the padded cups, this bra still manages to comfortably support your breasts.
BEST FOR: Available in sizes 32D-42G, the bra is best for large-breasted women who need support without extra volume.
SPANX® Bra-llelujah!® Full Coverage Underwire Bra
USERS SAID: "Hands down my favorite bra! Doesn't show any lines, even under the most sheer of T-shirts. And it's so comfortable, I can't feel it the entire day. Well worth the price!"
HELPFUL TIP: Some recommend sizing down one band size and up one cup size.
Wacoal Ultimate Side Smoother Underwire T-Shirt Bra
BEST FOR: This bra's side smoother technology makes it perfect for hiding the dreaded "side boob."
LOVED FOR: A smooth and comfortable fit that supports and lifts
Wacoal Visual Effects Minimizer Bra
BEST FOR: Ladies with large breasts who want to reduce their bust line up to an inch
USERS SAID: "This one is probably the best minimizer I have bought so far. Material is smooth and straps fully adjust (which I need because I have a short torso). It gave me the light I needed without completely flattening my chest. I highly recommend!"
Chantelle Intimates 'Rive Gauche 3286' Full Coverage Underwire T-Shirt Bra
LOVED FOR: Feminine scalloped and delicate lace detailing
ABOUT THE BRAND: Chantelle created the first seamless bra with molded cups in 1972, and has since become a world leader in French lingerie.
Chantelle Intimates C Magnifique Nouveau Full Coverage Underwire Bra
USERS SAID: "This bra is a life saver. It keeps everything in and the band does not move. The straps are comfortable. This bra gives a lot of support and shape!"
LOVED FOR: True full coverage, subtle minimization, and total support
Wacoal T-Back Seamless Underwire Bra
LOVED FOR: Maximum comfort and minimal padding with a barrel-front closure
BEST FOR: Tops with deep or cutout armholes
Wacoal Women's Full Figure Retro Chic Underwire Bra
USERS SAID: "The 'girls' are happy positioned front and center, no under-arm spill. Totally comfortable well-fitting, excellent shaping."
HELPFUL TIP: Consider sizing up on the band size.
Thirdlove 24/7 Perfect Coverage Racerback Bra
LOVED FOR: Foam on the inside that forms to your body, a front closure clasp, a smoothing racerback design, soft knitted micro jersey fabric... Pretty much everything.
BEST FOR: This bra lays completely flat under any fabric, making it perfect for thin tops that show every bump and ripple.
Hanes Comfort Evolution Bra
USERS SAID: "The fabric is stretchy in multiple directions and keeps a surprisingly good profile for not having any underwire. It looks as good at the end of the day as at the beginning."
HELPFUL TIP: This bra comes in 12 different colors and three different sets.
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