Strapless bras have a bad reputation, and, frankly, it’s understandable. They’re intended to support, lift, and be inconspicuous. And yet, too often, they’re no match for gravity. But before you swear them off entirely, it’s worth checking out some of the latest options on the market. From small specialty brands to some of the most recognized names in underwear, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to strapless bras.
Not only do they come in a wide range of sizes to support full and smaller cups, but there’s also a variety of silhouettes to accommodate tricky necklines under which you might wear one. At the end of the day, it’s all about options. You should have plenty to choose from that make you feel good and allow you to wear a bra (if you want to) under whatever clothing suits your style. That's why we've rounded up the 20 best strapless bras. Keep scrolling to discover our picks.
This Wacoal bra is the ultimate staple for any woman with a D cup or larger. It also has 1500 (overwhelmingly five-star) reviews on Nordstrom. No big deal.
Harper Wilde's The Flex bra is another well-reviewed option, with over 300 pleased customers. We especially like the sleek X-shaped material between the cups that makes it easy to pack and store away.
The Lively bra is one of the brand's trendiest styles. Its stand-out feature is the elongated band that helps create a comfortable and supportive fit on the torso.
Kim Kardashian is undeniably an undergarment guru, and her Skims line delivers solutions. This seamless and smooth bandeau strapless bra comes in nine different neutral tones.
The possibilities are endless with this convertible bra. It has subtle lace detailing and straps that adjust to whatever you’re wearing over it.
This silky design by Fleur du Mal blends the push-up qualities of a balconette with the functionality of a strapless. We also dig the pretty seam design on the cup.
Thirdlove’s bra size options are truly impressive, boasting options available in A to I cups, 32 to 48 band sizes, and half cups to accommodate anyone that falls in between. It’s no wonder this strapless has earned over 3500 reviews on the site.
Rihanna’s given us music, skincare, and now a strapless bra that’s smooth, shiny, and supportive in a wide range of sizes. We don’t deserve her.
Made with the same soft fabric as its signature T-shirt bra, this strapless number by Aerie promises to be comfortable, with or without its straps attached.
If you love Cacique’s bras for everyday wear, this lightweight strapless will become your best friend. It pairs well with any special occasion dresses or tops.
With its scalloped lace piping, this bra is almost too pretty to cover up with anything at all.
This simple design is by Lulalu and made especially for smaller-chested women. You can snag one in sizes ranging from AAA to A cup.
If you prefer a strapless bra with a firm, not-going-anywhere kind of hold, we suggest this simple and effective design by Soma.
Go ahead and wear all the sweetheart necklines you desire with this very accommodating La Perla creation.
We love this minimalist bandeau bra from New York’s The Great Eros. It can be worn with or without straps.
You can confidently wear something sweet and see-through with this lace and mesh design by Else.
The secret to this bra’s hold is the silicon grippers lining the interior of the band. In other words, you'll spend less time tugging up your bra in the middle of the day when you wear it.
Try this chic mesh alternative to an opaque strapless bra. The secret to its lift is in the thoughtful sheer panel design.
Break out your favorite low-back dress with this secure, longline bra that boasts a plunging silhouette in the back.
This sweet, lace-accented design has a perfect plunge shape that allows it to lay undetected under any lower-cut tops.