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Flatter your curves and say goodbye to discomfort with the best plus size bras Australia has to offer

A comfortable bra makes a world of difference.
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There are few wardrobe pieces worn more frequently than a bra.

For those of us with breasts, finding the perfect bra that holds you in, provides support, lifts and creates a flattering silhouette is an arduous task.

And even in the year of 2023, shopping for plus size pieces can be a royal pain and down right difficult. Factor in finding a stylish, flattering, comfortable and well fitting bra, you have yourself a nightmare shopping expedition.

But everyone deserves to find the perfect bra. The bra that provides comfort, support, hugs all the right places and doesn’t dig into the wrong ones – the bra that makes you actually want to wear one.

Which is why we have taken the task upon ourselves to scout out the best plus size bras on the market for you to shop, right here in Australia.

Find the perfect bra to suit your body and your needs in terms of support.

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Before you get to shopping, it’s helpful to keep in mind some top tips for finding the perfect plus size bras:

  • Consider wireless for ultimate comfort and less digging from underwire throughout the day.

  • Don’t forget to ensure you have the right cup size! No matter how well fitting the bra, a too small or too big cup will leave you spilling out or gaping spaces.

  • Try find a bra with 3 or more hooks for added stability.

  • You should be able to slide two fingers under the band of your bra, don’t go through the discomfort of a too small bra – your breasts are too precious for that!

You’ve got the top tips, time to get shopping. Read on to find our comprehensive guide of winning plus size bras.

The best plus size bras to shop in 2023

city chic bra

Smooth & chic cotton t-shirt bra, $55.97 (was $79.95) at City Chic

Featuring luxe moulded cups, sturdy underwire support, and adjustable shoulder straps with power mesh lined wings to the back for elevated excellence, this bra has nothing but praise from reviewers.

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Full bust wireless racerback bra, $39.95 at Boody

If you’re looking for a wireless bra option, this seamless racerback bra is made not only for bigger cup sizes and goes from sizes XS to 3XL. The silky-soft bamboo material feels so comfortable you’ll hardly notice you’re wearing a bra.

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Triumph embroidered minimiser bra, $53.46 (was $64.95) at Curvy

This is a great plus size bra for women who are looking to minimise their bust whilst still be able to wear an elegant style and silhouette and enjoying maximum comfort.

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Parfait underwired longline plunge bra, $79.95 at THE ICONIC

There’s something very special about finding the perfect event bra, by that we mean something that is as stylish as it is supportive. This classy number from Parfait runs up to a size 18H so no need to miss out.

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Taking Shape Lace contour t-shirt bra, $89.95 at Myer

No need to sacrifice style for comfort thanks to this t-shirt bra that runs in sizes 16 to 24. The lightly padded cups offer some contouring to your shape yet the style is still full coverage to ensure no spillage.

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Triumph minimiser bra, $59.95 at THE ICONIC

A sheer, lacy bra is the perfectly feminine lingerie piece every woman should have in her arsenal. For women with bigger busts this stunning bra is perfect for those size 10 to 18.

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Charlotte underwire bra, $55 (was $69.95) at Bendon

It’s hard to look past a classic, this timeless bra silhouette gets the job done in style. With full coverage, thicker straps and light shaping – you can find the Charlotte bra in sizes 12 to 24 and in three different colourways.

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Elomi Matilda plunge bra, $89.95 at Brava

If you’re a bugger breasted girl, this gorgeous bra from Brava is the one for you. Not only does it go up to a size 22 but the cup sizes range from G to K.

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Bethany full cup balconette bra, $40 (was $69.99) at Bras N Things

Make a statement with this jaw-dropping bra with floral accents and highlights to add some whimsy to your day. Score it in sizes 10 to 22.

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Triumph Shape sensation minimiser bra, $69.95 at THE ICONIC

This handy little bra will visibly reduce your bust size while you wear it, in the event you are wanting to shape some more or opt for a different silhouette. The padded, wider straps are also extremely comfortable on your neck and shoulders.

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Fuller figure Stephanie bra, $16 at Best & Less

This bold blue shade is a stunning addition to your lingerie line-up. Affordable, comfortable and accessible thanks to the size run of 10 to 26 – if blue isn’t your colour no worries as it comes in over 10 other options!

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