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The Best Bras For a DD+ Bust

What bra should you be wearing to flatter your fuller-bust?

Belle Lingerie10 August 2020

 DD+ bras

Support and boost your DD+ curves with Belle Lingerie’s expertise. With fifteen plus years in lingerie, we know a thing or two about bras. Read on to discover what type of bra you should be wearing for your DD+ bust and discover our team’s top tips for supporting, accentuating and flattering larger curves. With hundreds of bra styles in cup sizes A to K we have lingerie for everybody. See our favourite bras for larger cups sizes below and start shopping for bras that work for you!

DD+ plus bras have a bad reputation for lacking the fun and curve appeal of the small lingerie styles. Brands have been criticised in the past for altering the style of a bra collection for the larger cup sizes. But we believe it shouldn’t be this difficult to find supportive, flattering bras in DD+. Every woman deserves fabulous lingerie that fits like a glove and gives you a confidence boost, no matter your size! The average UK bra size is a 36DD compared with a 34B just a few years ago. So, now is the time for lingerie brands to step up their game and focus on the larger cup sizes. The DD+ revolution has already begun and there are incredible brands delivering stunning bras that work. Curvy Kate, Elomi and Sculptresse are some of our favourites, but we will get to the recommendations soon don’t worry. Firstly, here is some advice from our expert team about how to flatter your DD+ bust. 

We know the struggle of trying to find bras that are practical and stylish, giving you curvaceous women the support you need. But struggle no more! Follow this simple advice and you will be on your way to owning a flawless lingerie drawer you love. First things first you need to measure your bra size properly. Either book a bra fitting in a store and get professionally measured or you can measure your bra size at home. Don’t skip this step! Think back to the last time you measured your bra size … can’t remember? Then now is the time. Knowing your true bra size is a must if you want to find fuller-bust lingerie that fits. 

Now you know your size, you can start searching for your next DD+ bra. We recommend you look for bras with wider straps and a thicker band. Not everyone knows this but the majority of your bust support is in the band, not the straps. Second, we always suggest underwired bras for larger cups sizes. Underwire just gives you that extra support and lift to define and shape your curves. Going for a full cup bra is also a good idea for DD+ as this gives you more coverage so there is no spillage. Full cup bras rise higher to cover more of your bust than a balcony bra or a t-shirt bra, so you feel supported and secure all day. But, there is nothing to say you can’t opt for another style. Plus size plunge bras are a great option for flaunting your assets or wearing under a low-cut top. Full cup bras are usually visible under deep necklines so try both styles to find what works with your wardrobe. At the end of the day there are no rules! You can wear whatever bra style you want. It’s all about what feels right on you so search on Belle Lingerie for your next fuller-bust bra staple. Below are our top picks for curvy brands that shine! Click below to shop our favourite DD+ bras.

Curvy Kate DD+ bras

Curvy Kate is always a full bust favourite as this brand creates bras specifically for D+ women. Our personal favourites from Curvy Kate can be seen here. The Curvy Kate Unwind Bralette Bra Top is the perfect casual, comfy bra style for lounging on a weekend. This soft bralette is supportive for bigger boobs even with out padding or wiring. The Curvy Kate Top Spot Balcony Bra is a newer style from this well loved full-bust brand. The sexy, feminine and on-trend design gives you lift in a playful style. Available in a range of bright colours, our customers love this collection. Our final Curvy Kate favourite is the Victory Balcony Bra. Designed to enhance, this bra pushes you inwards for a seductive shape and accentuated cleavage. 

Sculptresse DD+ bras

Next up in our favourite DD+ bras is Sculptresse by Panache Dana Strapless Bra. This is the must have full-bust strapless that has superior hold and lift. The double layered wings give you extra support to keep you boosted and feeling confident in your strapless dress. But, if you are looking for a full cup bra in DD+ then the Sculptresse by Panache Estel Full Cup Bra is the one! The perfect everyday bra for bigger boobs, Estel gives you support and comfort with pretty, floral embroidery and lace detail. Opt for a Balcony Bra with the Sculptresse by Panache Carmel. The geo mesh fabric is stretchy and comfy with side support for added security, whilst the underwire boosts and shapes for an extra lift.

Elomi DD+ bras

Elomi is another great brand for bras in larger cup sizes. The Elomi Charley Plunge Bra is a stunning, supportive take on a classic plunge. Flirty and fun, this bra gives you florals and semi-sheer cups that flatter and accentuate. The Elomi Matilda Plunge Bra is a non-padded plunge that gives you an elegant finish with a natural look and feel. With adjustable straps you can tailor this bra to fit your unique curves. Shop the Elomi Meredith Banded Bra for full cup modesty that flatters every day. With gorgeous triangular embroidery detail covering half the cup, you can feel feminine, pretty and supported 24/7. Shop the full range of full bust bras with Belle Lingerie to find quality DD+ bras at prices you can’t resist.

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