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The 11 Best Strapless Bras: The Most Comfortable and Supportive Strapless Bras

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It’s hard enough to find a regular bra for everyday wear that you actually like—and finding comfortable, no-slip strapless bras is even more difficult.

There’s nothing more annoying than having to readjust and tug at your bra while you’re out and about, and worrying that you’ll have a wardrobe malfunction because your strapless bra isn’t doing its proper job.

If you’re pulling, tugging, or dealing with lines all over your body from where your bra slouched down to—or you find yourself counting down the minutes until you can unhook it at the end of the day—then you clearly haven’t found your perfect strapless bra match.

Luckily, through an extensive amount of trial and error, tons of research, hours spent reading countless reviews, and a poll that involved nearly 6,000 women in my Facebook group, I’ve narrowed down a list of the best strapless bras for every type of outfit and occasion.

From the most comfortable bra on the market to the best strapless bra for large chests, this guide offers a solution to all of your strapless problems.


Best Strapless Bras

1. Most Comfortable Strapless Bra: Thirdlove 24/7 Classic Strapless Bra

Thirdlove 24/7 Classic Strapless Bra

This Classic Strapless Bra from ThirdLove is the holy grail of undergarments. It’s made with memory foam cups, an extra smooth and stretchy band, and silicone edges—which help it stay in place without digging into your skin.

It also comes with straps that you can wear multiple ways. Talk about the perfect closet staple!

Oh, and if you have more to flaunt on top, this bra comes in an impressive size range, from band sizes 32 to 44 and cup sizes AA to H.


2. Best Budget Strapless Bra: Maidenform Self Expressions Stay Put Strapless Bra

Maidenform Self Expressions Stay Put Strapless Bra

Maidenform is a tried-and-true brand that makes high-quality bras at a good price point. This strapless bra is one of the brand’s best-sellers. In reviews, people mentioned that it never shifts positions or droops throughout the day (major perk!) and many noted that they want to order it in multiple colors because it’s so comfortable.

Reviewers also love the slight lift it provides (which is dependent on each individual cup size for a perfect fit!) At just over $20, you could order several of these without breaking the bank.


3. Best Strapless Bra for Small Chests: Pepper MVP Multiway Strapless Bra

Pepper MVP Multiway Strapless Bra

If you have a smaller chest, you can certainly get away without wearing a bra with a thick underwire. This one was specifically designed for AA, A, and B cups. It has a light wire that doesn’t poke at you while you wear it and it comes with straps that allow you to transform it into a halter, criss-cross, and conventional bra.

Other things to love: It comes in several pretty shades, including cocoa, woodrose, and espresso. Also, it’s available on Amazon, which always scores bonus points in my book. Need more convincing? These reviews prove that it’s a great pick due to its comfort and versatility:

“I was unsure if this strapless bra would slide off but it has a rubber-like (not actual rubber) lining that makes it grippy. It stays on really well! The cups were a perfect fit, finally a bra with no gaps for my AA size.”

“Pepper is my favorite brand for my itty bitties! There is never a cup gap when I wear their bras. This strapless style is timeless and I need to buy more colors! I love that you can wear it with or without straps. The silicone band doesn’t irritate my skin like in other brands. The bra doesn’t slip down and I love the padded cups.”


4. Best Strapless Bra for Large Busts: Wacoal Red Carpet Convertible Strapless Bra

Wacoal Red Carpet Convertible Strapless Bra

I’ve mentioned a few times now that Wacoal is one of the absolute best bra brands, especially for those of us who have large breasts. (I’m a DD, so I speak from experience!)

The cult-favored Red Carpet Bra was the first strapless bra that gave me to freedom to try slinky dresses and cute tops.

Before I discovered it, I spent years thinking I couldn’t wear strapless dresses or off-the-shoulder tops, because I didn’t know that a truly supportive strapless bra for big boobs existed. So when I tell you that this bra changed my life, I’m not exaggerating. (Dramatic but true!) Women with smaller chests have even said the same thing.

It has over 2,000 five-star reviews on Nordstrom, which speaks for itself, but I will also add that it’s insanely supportive and snug without feeling restrictive. 

Oh, and two pro-tips for my fellow fuller-bust friends: I have a blog post on the best swimwear for large breasts, and another one on my all-time favorite sports bras for high-impact workouts.


5. Best Wireless Strapless Bra: Soma Wireless Stay Put Multi-Way Strapless Bra

Soma Wireless Stay Put Multi-Way Strapless Bra

I know that there are lot of people out there who loathe underwire bras (they are just honestly necessary sometimes.) If you fall into that category and you’re looking for something that’s 100% wire-free, this is the pick for you.

The wireless style obviously makes it a comfy choice right off the bat, but despite being made without anything that might poke or prod you, it’s surprisingly supportive. The contour design also ensures that it sits flat against your body—meaning no pesky lines will be shown through your t-shirt!


6. Best Strapless Backless Bra: Mitaloo Invisible Backless Sticky Bra

Mitaloo Invisible Backless Sticky Bra

Sticky, backless bras generally get a bad rep, but this one has nearly 8,100 glowing reviews on Amazon and is only $14 (!)

What makes this pick so great is that it actually does what it’s supposed to do—stick. It doesn’t cause any weird gapping, which can give you the much-dreaded pointy boob look. Another perk is that although it sticks well, it doesn’t hurt to take off.

PS: If you’ve ever been tempted to try wearing a bandana-scarf-top to a concert, or a chic backless dress to a party, this sticky bra is the perfect solution.


7. Best Strapless Bra for Plus-Size: Curvy Kate Luxe Strapless Bra

Curvy Kate Luxe Strapless Bra

This bra features a supportive underwire that’s specifically designed for fuller cups. Not only will it give you the support you need throughout the day, but it also gives you a good lift. It comes in a variety of sizes ranging all the way to J.

Many women noted that they’ve never had a strapless bra that has “held their girls up so well,” which sounds like a win to me!


8. Best Bandeau Bra: Wacoal Halo Convertible Underwire Bandeau Bra

Wacoal Halo Convertible Underwire Bandeau Bra

Another Wacoal win! I told you this brand rocks. Most bandeau bras slouch all the way down to your torso before you’ve even made it halfway through your day, but this feminine lacey find is supported by medical-grade elastics that help it stay put.

I personally own this bra, and love that it has a tiny strip of silicone along the top and bottom, which adds extra grip so that it won’t slip. I also love that it’s a bit more full-coverage than most of the bras on the market.

The unlined bra is made with brushed fabric that’s soft against your skin, and if you’re looking for support without the added bulk of a molded cup, this is a great option.

Some girls love it so much they said they would wear it as a strapless bra even if they didn’t need something strapless. The ultimate testament to how comfortable it is!


9. Best Convertible Strapless Bra: Spanx Up for Anything Strapless Bra

Spanx Up for Anything Strapless Bra

Spanx might be queen of shapewear, but they also make a damn good strapless bra. While many bras can feel too thick and heavy, this one is lightweight while still giving you the support you need.

It comes with straps that allow it to be worn in multiple different ways, and is great for women who are concerned about stubborn back fat, because it does what Spanx is best known for: smoothes, slims, and minimizes rolls.


10. Best Strapless Bra for a Wedding Dress: Adore Me Kendil Lace Strapless Bra

Adore Me Kendil Lace Strapless Bra

Because you really can’t afford to be caught pulling up your bra in wedding photos, it’s important to choose something that will stay in place underneath your wedding dress all night.

This bra from Adore Me is the perfect choice for your big day because you won’t have to adjust it at all for five plus hours. The lace detail adds a romantic touch and the slight push-up design will give you a little extra oomph.


11. Best Plunge Strapless Bra: Natori Underwire Plunge Bra

Natori Underwire Plunge Bra

This plunging underwire bra has silicone grippers around the band to ensure that it stays in place. The bra also comes with removable, convertible straps so you can arrange it in several different ways.

Reviewers noted that it fits so perfectly “you forget you’re wearing a bra” and that it adds a “beautiful natural shape to the cup without unnecessary padding.” Some more highlights:

“Ladies, it’s perfect. There is a beautiful natural shape to the cup without unnecessary padding and you are not left with that odd 50s pointy boob look caused by most strapless bras bc the molding is so thick and hard. “

“Needed a strapless bra but always hated them because they don’t stay in place. Tried this one on in store and absolutely love it! It stays in place and does not cut into your back or ribs. Gives a beautiful lifted rounded appearance.”


What would you consider to be the best strapless bra? Let me know in the comment section below!

1 Comment

  • lusha duff
    January 18, 2022 at 6:56 am

    Wacoal Halo Convertible Underwire Bandeau Bra is my favoriat bra.

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