As excited as we are for beach season, it doesn’t come without its challenges — namely, finding that perfect swimsuit for lounging by the sea. This can be an especially tiresome process when you’re working with D+ assets. Finding support, comfort, and style can be easier said than done, so we’re here to help.
In need of more than a mere triangle bikini top, there’s specific features in swimsuits for big busts to look out for. These include thick or adjustable straps, underwire or molded cups, and longline cuts or back support. Mix-and-match options where your top is allowed to be larger than your bottoms if needed, and bra-size options are also great for finding the perfect fit. for a perfect fit are also great. And this can all be found in a mix a styles from bikinis to one-piece swimsuits.
Read on to find some of the best swimsuits for big boobs in a range of straight and plus sizes that don’t skimp out on style and solve the peskiest of swim problems.
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Cupshe Floral Print Twist Bralette & Spliced High Waist Bikini Set
Front twist or wrap swimsuit styles are great for adding some extra support and coverage for bigger breasts. This Cupshe bikini set features medium bust support, adjustable straps, and a thick back.
Cupshe Floral Print Twist Bralette & Spliced High Waist Bikini, $, available at cupshe
Shade & Shore Underwire Tunneled Shoulder Tie Bikini Top
This Target style currently goes up to cup size 38DD, which is music to our ears. The thick, adjustable straps and visible underwire add a ton of support and a unique look.
Shade & Shore Underwire Tunneled Shoulder Tie Bikini Top, $, available at Target
Andie Swim The Tulum One Piece
Found under Andie’s “maximum bust support” section is this sleek one-piece swimsuit. Not at all visible from the outside, the inside features soft removable cups and an underbust seam.
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Andie The Tulum One Piece, $, available at Andie
Aerie Shine Pique Scoop Twist Longline Bikini Top
This shimmery bikini top isn’t a super longline style, but it still has a lot of back support. The padding and scoop neckline also add medium coverage.
Aerie Shine Pique Scoop Twist Longline Bikini Top, $, available at Aerie
Lane Bryant Underwire V-Wire Bikini Swim Top
For those with big busts, you’re in luck with this bikini top, which sizes up to an H cup. These plunge cups offer shape and support and the underwire offers lift.
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Lane Bryant Underwire V-Wire Bikini Swim Top, $, available at Lane Bryant
Eloquii Twist Halter Swimsuit with Underwire Detail
We’re loving this ultra-chic one-piece’s neckline, which can either be worn as a halter top or crisscrossed in the front. It also features underwire and foam bra cups.
Eloquii Twist Halter Swimsuit with Underwire Detail, $, available at Eloquii
Lululemon Ribbed High-Neck Longline Swim Top C/D Cup
If you have a C or D bra size, Lululemon has a high neck option for you. High neck cuts are also great if your goal is to minimize the look of your breasts. The built-in shelf bra and four-way stretch materials are the cherries on top.
Lululemon Ribbed High-Neck Longline Swim Top C/D Cup, $, available at Lululemon
Summersalt The Perfect Wrap One-Piece
This is one of Summersalt’s best-sellers for a reason. Not only is the wrap style super flattering, but the fabric’s compression keeps everything in place. There are also built-in soft bra cups for extra coverage.
Summersalt The Perfect Wrap One-Piece, $, available at Summersalt
Sunsets Black Muse Bikini Top
A halter-style swimsuit for big busts is great because it offers a customizable and secure fit. This underwire option has sizing between 32D and 40G (or 38H). There are also adjustable hooks around the band.
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Sunsets Black Muse Bikini Top, $, available at Bare Necessities
Eomenie One Piece Tie Back Cutout High Waisted Swimsuit
You can’t go wrong with a padded push-up swimsuit from Amazon. The crisscrossed front and back details add extra support, and the adjustable straps and tie add customization.
Eomenie One Piece Tie Back Cutout High Waisted Swimsuit, $, available at Amazon
Swimsuits For All Valentine Ruched Bandeau Bikini Top
Bandeau styles can be difficult for people with bigger busts to comfortably pull off. But this twist-front style has sewn-in cups and side boning for much-needed support. It also comes with handy detachable straps.
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Swimsuits For All Valentine Ruched Bandeau Bikini Top, $, available at Swimsuits For All
Athleta Plunge Bikini Top D-DD
This stretchy D+ size bikini top has lighter support than others on this list, but the long-line cut along with the adjustable, crisscrossed tie back make up for that.
Athleta Plunge Bikini Top D-DD, $, available at Athleta
Miraclesuit Network Mystique Underwire One-Piece Swimsuit
This super flattering ruched and mesh-wrap swimsuit is created from Miraclesuit’s Miratex fabric, which holds and firms. Beyond the fabric, the bust is partially lined with underwire foam cups.
Miraclesuit Network Mystique Underwire One-Piece Swimsuit, $, available at Nordstrom
Good American Compression Swim Top
For a sporty look, this zip-up scoop neck bikini top is great. The curve-hugging look is thanks to the soft compression fabric that holds you in and up.
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Good American Compression Swim Top, $, available at Good American
Cuup The Balconette Bikini Top
A molded cup is great for big breasts, and this bikini style goes up to an H cup. The balconette shape also gently lifts and separates breasts for a comfortable position.
Cuup The Balconette Bikini Top, $, available at Cuup
Torrid Underwire Unlined Demi Midkini Top
There are 16 sizes ranging between 00-C/D and 6-DD/F in this longline swim top. It offers a demi-coverage cut as well as underwire and adjustable straps.
Torrid Underwire Unlined Demi Midkini Top, $, available at Torrid
J.Crew Ruched One-Shoulder One-Piece
For the most coverage, a high-neck or one-shoulder cut is a good way to go. This flattering J.Crew one-piece swimsuit also has a high back for extra support as well as removable padding.
J.Crew Ruched One-Shoulder One-Piece, $, available at J.Crew
Nomads Swimwear Current II Bikini Top
This unique reversible swim top features thick, ruched straps and a tie back. And although there aren’t any cups or padding, the double-lined construction is supportive for both smaller and larger busts.
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Nomads Swimwear Current II Bikini Top, $, available at Nomads Swimwear
W YOU DI AN One Piece Front Cross Tummy Control Swimsuit
This fully-lined Amazon one-piece has removable padding that adds firm support. The neckline can also be worn multiple ways depending on your desires for style and coverage.
W YOU DI AN One Piece Front Cross Tummy Control Swimsuit, $, available at Amazon
Kitty & Vibe Scoop Bikini Top
This bikini-sports bra hybrid has supportive underbust elastic along with adjustable straps. Plus, it has impressive size availability between an A cup and H cup.
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Kitty & Vibe Scoop Top, $, available at Kitty & Vibe
Adidas One Shoulder Sportswear Swimsuit
Adidas gives us a genuinely stylish athletic swimsuit here. It’s also soft and supportive thanks to comfortable lining, a built-in bra, and removable pads.
Adidas One Shoulder Sportswear Swimsuit, $, available at Adidas
It’s Now Cool The Contour Solid Crop Surf Top
If you’re going to take on the waves (or just want some stylish swim support), this Free People top has compressive fabric and a longline silhouette.
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It’s Now Cool The Contour Solid Crop Surf Top, $, available at Free People
Victoria’s Secret Mix-and-Match Full Coverage Bikini Top
Going up to a DDD/F cup, this underwire bikini top features thick, adjustable straps and a lace-up back for the perfect fit and support.
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Victoria’s Secret Mix-and-Match Full Coverage Bikini Top, $, available at Victoria’s Secret
Anne Cole Twist Front Shirred One Piece
With removable straps, this bandeau-cut one-piece can offer greater support. It’s seen worn by several models, including one with a 42″ bust.
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Anne Cole Twist Front Shirred One Piece, $, available at Anne Cole
Angerella Vintage High Waisted Bikini Set
A halter neckline, thick straps, molded cups, underwire, a long-line cut, and two-strap back make this bikini set super supportive.
Angerella Vintage High Waisted Bikini Set, $, available at Amazon
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