Summer’s hot & heavy temperatures call for different underpinnings. Brave the heat with these smart and functional picks.
Playful Promises Lucy Lace Triangle Bra
Comfortable and wire-free doesn’t have to feel like a training bra. Designed with a small bust in mind, this pretty lace bralet is grown up and feminine (without being froufrou).
To buy: $33, journelle.com.
Huit French Kiss Demi-Cup Bra Ballerine
Your most wearable bra can be the prettiest one, too. Intricate lace embroidery and a sophisticated demi cup ensure this nude number is far beyond basic. Also available in navy and sizes up to a DD-cup.
To buy: $74, nancymeyer.com.
Eberjey Pima Goddess T-Shirt Bra Eggplant
Thanks to the super soft, breathable cotton construction, this warm-weather bra is easy to launder and won’t trap moisture. The contemporary silhouette will have you reaching for it in every color. Available in seven colors and up to a C-cup.
To buy: $36, eberjey.com.
Simone Perele Women’s Celeste Demi Cup Plunge Bra Black
The traditional three-quarter cup gets a makeover: Flirty double straps and a plunging neckline allow you to reap the benefits of a barely-there bra in a supportive and lacy style. Available in eight colors and up to an E-cup.
To buy: $89, amazon.com.
Chantelle Mademoiselle Demi Bra Pink
A favorite of full-busted women (available in sizes up to a G-cup), strategic lace placement means this demi cup won’t show through silky blouses.
To buy: $78, journelle.com.
Vanity Fair Beauty Back Full Figure Strapless Bra
Finally, a strapless bra designed with a full bust in mind. This style has a seamless back with a multi-hook closure and deep, supportive cups that you won’t have to pull up all night long. Available up to a 44DD.
To buy: $38, macys.com.
Wacoal ‘Melodie’ Underwire Spacer Foam T-Shirt Bra Blue
Supremely lightweight and seamless, this T-shirt style is not only virtually undetectable under clothing, but the thin straps and band also make it a great option for summer tanks, too. Available up to a DD-cup.
To buy: $80, amazon.com.
Thirdlove The Everything 2.0 Strapless Bra Nude
The ideal strapless style for all of your summer occasions, this smart pick has molded cups, removable straps, and removable push-up pads. If you haven’t been measured in a while, put your size dilemmas into the capable hands of the mavens at Thirdlove, who can determine your size with the snap of a few selfies. Also available in ivory and up to a DD-cup.
To buy: $68, thirdlove.com.