Real talk: finding the perfect bikini is always a challenge – especially if you have big boobs.
While you want to feel and look good on the beach, those with big busts also need to feel supported and comfortable too.
Needless to say, shopping for swimwear can be quite stressful. So we totally understand if you want to just pick the first thing you see and just hope for the best, but there are some vital things to look for in your hunt for the perfect bikini.
What to look for when shopping for bikinis
There are a few things that can help you narrow down your search.
Consider getting an underwired top for support and also to lift your chest, if you wish. You can also look for those with adjustable straps for the right fit and comfort. Finding the correct cup size is also of important if you want to avoid spillage. A good lining is a must for protection too.
As well as all of this, the style and cut of your bikini is something to watch out for. You can opt for a plunging neckline with an underwire for lift or a halterneck for a bit of extra support.
There are also crop top-style bikini tops that offer a more casual look and can also be worn beyond the beach.
We’re big fans of the wrap bandeau, which is just as cute as the classic bandeau but gives added protection and support with the help of fabric you can wrap around your body in different ways. We’re talking halter, one shoulder, and even more.
If you’re still not sure where to start though, we got you. We’ve done the research and found the best bikinis for big busts. Keep reading for our top picks from Simply Be, Bravissimo, Freya, and more.
Miss Mandalay Tuscany Bikini Top, £48, Bravissimo – buy now (available up to a size 36G)
Peek & Beau Fuller Bust Bikini, £22, ASOS – buy now (available up to a size 18E-F)
Reversible Scalloped Bikini Crop Top, now £13, Simply Be – buy now (available up to a size 28)
Fuller Bust High Neck Mesh Bikini Top, £26, Pour Moi at ASOS – buy now (available up to a size 38G)
Honey Plunge Bikini Top in Green by Miss Mandalay, £49, Bravissimo – buy now (available up to size 38GG)
Fuller Bust Lace Underwired Bikini, £28, Wolf & Whistle at ASOS – buy now (available up to a size 36G)
Kuwa Blush Bikini, £104, Andrea Ayamah – buy now (available up to a size XXL)
In The Mix Strapless Lightly Padded Underwired Top, £29, Pour Moi – buy now (available up to size 38G)
Black Halterneck Bikini Top, now £8, Simply Be – buy now (available up to a size 32)
Scarlet Kauai Underwire Bralette Bikini Top, Marina Bandeau Bikini Top, now £55, Sunsets – buy now (available up to a size 40G/38H)
Non-padded Bikini Top, £17.99, H&M – buy now (available up to a size 38E)
High Apex Bikini Top, £35, Freya – buy now (available up to a size 38J)
Wrapsody Black Bandeau Bikini Top, £42, Curvy Kate – buy now (available up to a size 40J)
Paros Check Balconette Bikini, £30, Boux Avenue – buy now (available up to a size 36G)
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