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An average of 60 to 80% of women does not wear their right bra size. Measuring your bra size regularly is no luxury. A well-fitted bra is!

14 styles plus size bras

You’ll surely know quite a lot of bra types and maybe have a favorite or two. But did you know there are at least 14 styles of plus size bras?

  • what plus size bra types can you find in stores?
  • what are the differences between them, like a plunge and a balconette bra?

In this short guide, the 14 bra plus size types will be explained.

Find out more about the corset, adhesive, balconette, strapless, bralette, demi, minimizer, plunge, push up, shelf, soft cup, sport, t-shirt, and the underwire bra.

Style 1. the plus size corset bra

Corsets for women date back to the sixteenth century. The time in which real knights still stole a woman’s heart.

Maybe I’m romanticizing it…

In the 1980s the corset had a comeback when Madonna wore corsets performing on stage. These were designed by Gaultier, the French fashion designer.

See all Amazon Bustiers & Corsets »

Style 2. the plus size adhesive bra

In most stores you’ll find adhesive bras plus size going up to D, maybe DD cup size.

But what if you’re larger than a D cup? And why should you buy one? What are the benefits of an adhesive bra? Find out more on Amazon and the very helpful reviews of other buyers.

See all Amazon Adhesive bras »

Style 3. the plus size balconette bra

The balconette bra exposes your breasts a bit more. It is a pretty sexy bra. Many women love this style so much that they tend to wear this style as their basic bra.

See all Amazon Demi & Balconette bras »

Bra style 4. the plus size strapless bra

Have you ever tried a strapless bra plus size? If you are a full figure and large busted woman, there really is NO need not to wear a strapless bra. There are some lovely brands designing full-busted strapless bras.

See all Amazon Strapless bras »

Style 5. the plus size bralette

Keep in mind that designers also make them for women with large cup sizes.

If you’ve never tried a bralette before because of your larger boobs,  I’m sure you will be tempted to try one. Many models have lined cups for additional support. And this lace allover! Yes, it is very sexy.

See all Amazon Bralettes »

Style 6. the plus size demi bra

A demi bra will give a more natural push-up, just by showing more of your breasts. Most demi cup bras have unlined or foam-lined cups. Many women wear a demi bra as their basic daily bra.

See all Amazon Demi & Balconette bras »

Bra style 7. the plus size minimizer bra

The design of a minimizer bra compresses your breast tissue. And the molded cups will give a nice rounded silhouette to your breasts. And this rounded shape is a good thing underneath many of our clothes!

See all Amazon Minimizer bras »

Bra style 8. the plus size plunge bra

The design of plunge bra is made with wearing low cut tops or dresses in mind. This bra will expose more of your breasts and enhances cleavage.

Deep plunge bras are a must under a deep-v dress or very low-cut shirts and tops

See all Amazon Plunge bras »

Bra style 9. the plus size push-up bra

If you are looking for a nice silhouette that enhances the dress or top you’re wearing, you should try a push-up bra.

See all Amazon Push-up bras »

Bra style 10. the plus size shelf bra

There is almost nothing I find so very and very sexy as a shelf bra.

I wouldn’t call this my every day basic. No. But this is a special bra. A sexy bra. For the occasion. For the more sexy moments in life, maybe shared with someone else…

See all Amazon Shelf bras »

Bra style 11. the plus size wireless bra

See all Amazon Wireless bras »

Bra styles 12. the plus size sports bra

Small or bigger breasts, they all need support during workouts and sports. If you are a big busted woman you are surely looking for a well-designed bra.

The brand Glamorise has been focused on creating the best fitting plus size bras for full-figured women. The band size of their sports bras goes up to 50 and their biggest cup size up to I cup.

See all Amazon Sports bras »

Bra style 13. the plus size t-shirt bra

Plus size t-shirts bras do what they are designed for. To appear invisible underneath your clothing.

It may well be your favorite bra at this moment.

See all Amazon t-shirt bras »

Bra style 14. the plus size underwire bra

See all Amazon Underwire bras »

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