Big Bras For Large Breasts

Big bras for large breasts are not just sensible they are essential. Almost any ladies fashion commentator will say that the foundations of style start with underwear. You need to wear lingerie that not only makes you feel good but fits you properly and is therefore comfortable.

Big Bras need to be supportive

For women with large busts, big bust bras are not just a staple of their wardrobe they are an absolute essential.

Yes it is annoying that they cost so much but you simply cannot do without them and if you consider the cost / per wear, the value becomes more obvious.

This page is merely a stopping off page for a raft of other pages dedicated to large bras. Look at the various subjects below and click on any of the pictures to go to that page. They are not listed in any particular order, so do mosey around.

 Your Choice of Big Bras Issues

In a rush? Simply click the photos below. If you prefer a quick summary of each, see the sections below the photos.

Why Big
Bras  Matter

Why big bras matter

Good Fit
Issues

Good fit issues for large bras

Reasons for Wrong Sizes

Wearing the wrong size bra?

Measuring For Big Bras

How to measure your bust

Bra Sizes U.S. Euro & UK

Bra Cup Size variations

Fitting a 
Bra

Fitting a bra properly

Just click on any image to see the article

Breast Shapes

Breast shapes vary enormously

Cami Bras

Camis with bra inserts

Bra Shops

Some of the best bra shops on the web


For a slightly larger summary of each subject, see below.

Online Bra Shops

Online Bra Shops

This is hopefully a useful resource for you, a list of some of the better online retailers for large bras. Online bra shops

The wonderful thing about the internet is that specialist retailers can reach a wider audience. Suddenly those depressing shopping trips with rude shopping assistants looking amazed when you ask for a large bra cup sizes are a thing of the past. 

Best Bras

What to Look For In Big Bras

Click and read about the best bras for large breasts. The holy grail. Pretty, supportive, right for the occasion, correct colour for your outfit. Yes all those things, but above all else it is about the best fit.

I know, I know, it is obvious you need a well fitting brassiere, particularly if you have a generous bust and you hardly need to be told this but if you want to find the best bras, you need to fully understand all the issues behind a good fit. Equally you can check out best bras for big breasts.

Breast shapes

Breast Shapes

There are a number of reasons your brassiere may be unsupportive, may look or feel wrong and the most over-looked issue is breast shape.

All women are different. Yes we all have breasts and the ladies reading this site are more than likely to have larger than average breasts. But it seems to be regularly over-looked that boobs do not just come in different sizes but different shapes.

We all need to actually find brassieres that fit our breast shapes.



Big bust bras

The Secrets of a Good Fit

It is logical to follow that with Ten key pointers for a good fit - See big bust bras. Again, you may know most, but do you know them all? It is important for any lady but particularly women who buy bras for large breasts.

A bra used to be called a foundation garment and that is a good description. It is the foundation stone of every big busted woman's look. It is also an engineering marvel, a fountain of youth, a loyal supporter and something close to your heart.

Large Bras

Reasons For Wearing The Wrong Size

We are constantly being told 75-80% of women are wearing the wrong brassiere size. Maybe that is true, but there are a lot of good reasons as to why that may be the case....click on Large bras, wearing the wrong size?

I always darkly suspected it was a marketing ploy to get us to buy more large bras. So what is the truth behind this oft trotted out phrase? It is not exactly scientific is it? How far out must a measurement be, to be glibly classified as the wrong size bra?

I think you will be very comforted to read the following because there are a whole lot of good reasons you may be wearing the wrong size brassiere at any one time.

How To Measure Bust Size

How To Measure Big Bras

Need a new brassiere? Not sure of the size you need? Hate the thought of being measured in a shop? All fairly normal, but there is good news for you. Read this page on how to measure bust size.

To be able to provide a better way to measure a brassiere I have researched many reference books, waded through numerous clothes catalogues and measuring guides from shops, trawled the internet, read blogs and was measured in four different shops.

Some information I found was good, a lot out of date and much contradictory – but I feel that I can now provide a good guide as to how to measure bras for large breasts and it was a surprise to me.

Fitting a Bra

Fitting A Bra

The most essential element of fitting a bra is knowing your correct size. I will admit up front that I am no fan of the traditional techniques of how to measure a bust but explain them, before analysing the weaknesses in that approach.

The problem is that it is not just scientific, there is an art to in how to measure a bust properly and there are more and more voices clamouring for improved techniques. Click on fitting a bra.

Bra Cup Size

Bra Cup Sizes

You would think that determining a brassiere size would be easy but as all ladies quickly find out, it is not. Not only does it differ from country to country, like dresses, it differs by manufacturer and big bust bras seem to be particularly problematic.

Most of us traditionally have bought our large bras locally. Now with the advent of the internet, the choice available for the stacked sisterhood has rocketed. This actually means you may wish to buy big bras from 'abroad', so it is even more important to understand bra cup sizes variation.



camisole with bra

Camisole With Bra

A wonderful development in recent years has been the camisole with built in shelf bra. It provides a level of support and yet is thin enough to be worn under a light top or dress.

The downside is that they generally struggle to provide the required support for busty women so care is needed when buying. Some big busted women actually wear one of their big bras underneath their camisole even when it has a shelf bra incorporated within it. There are a number of different styles which this article discusses.

Related page: camisole with bra


Did you like this page, did you learn something, maybe it reinforced you own views? I want to give as much (hopefully helpful) advice to the busty sisterhood as I can.

Please remember, we are all different. You may like to wear certain clothes and styles which I am suggesting that you should not. That is your absolute right. Do what makes you feel good. This site undeniably goes for the more modest approach because I feel all busty ladies already know how to be more racy if they wish.

It would really help me improve the site profile if you would click the Facebook 'Like' button. Pretty please! Susan

Please share this page

Goddess Women's Plus-size Keira Banded Underwire Bra
Amazon.com

The internet has revolutionised the sale of womens lingerie. In your mother's day a big busted woman would have had to search high and low for large cup bra. Thankfully our generation can simply dial in to a fantastic selection anywhere in the world.

La Isla Women's Full Coverage Essential Underwire PLus Size T-Shirt Bra
Amazon (UK)

There are now specialist online plus size bra retailers, often with online help desks.

deco charm
Bras & Honey

With often surprisingly cheap international postage you can now buy from anywhere in the world.

Elomi Amelia Moulded Bra
Ample Bosom

Big Bust Bras



Please Spread the Word

If you are particularly interested in fashion; clothes for big breasts; or simply have a top heavy friend that you know might appreciate the site; please help me reach others by tweeting or sharing through any social media you use.

Nothing helps a site like this more than 'normal' people (not clever marketeers) simply sharing a page or two.

Susan