The Best T-Shirt Bras on the Market, According to Real Women

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Finding the perfect bra is not as easy as it sounds. And if you’re like us, no bra is probably your preference, but sometimes that just isn’t an option (especially if you need extra support). We love T-shirt bras because they are light and breathable and basically feel like you aren’t wearing anything.

If you are in the market for a new bra and it’s been a while since you’ve upgraded, it’s important to remember to get your exact measurements to ensure the fit is tailored to your body’s specifications. If you’re only planning to buy one, consider a neutral shade so it doesn’t show through light-colored t-shirts. Lastly, when you’re picking a bra, keep in mind your intent to wear this on a regular (and comfortable) basis, AKA, save the lace and extra padding for your special occasion lingerie drawer. Now that we’ve brushed up on the ground rules for buying a bra you’ll actually love, check out the 13 best T-shirt bras you can find, according to the ladies who love them.

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1. Adore Me Helynn Contour Bra

Who loves it: “I’ve always liked to keep my boobs more smashed down because they are bulky and this one does exactly what I want.” - Sabrina, 34DD

This long-lined bra is perfect if you have a larger chest. The pads come up higher on the chest to keep your girls fully supported. We love the wide band on this one because it gives it more of a sports bra feel.

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2. Skims Fits Everybody T-Shirt Bra

Who loves it: “This is absolutely my favorite bra of all time! It looks wonderful under T-shirts and thin and thick fabrics. It’s very comfortable and the straps do not fall. The cups do not gape or overflow. It adds a nice silhouette to whatever I’m wearing. I bought one in four different colors.” - Angie, 34D

In other words, the Skims Everybody T-shirt bra will make a great addition to your closet, thanks to its buttery-smooth polyamide and elastane fabric and lightly padded cups, which make it full coverage. More impressively, it's available in endless sizes (32A to 40DD). Better grab it ASAP because colorways and sizes are already selling out.


3. Soma Enbliss Wireless Bra

Who loves it: “I only buy seamless bras and I like that this one has a longer band because it’s just comfier.” - Emmy, 36C

The seamless option is always a comfortable choice no matter what your chest size is. This one has full coverage, and the fabric is buttery smooth.

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4. Auden Unlined Bra

Who loves it: “I have a million of these because they are super easy to break in and just are naturally comfortable.” - Sara, 34B

This bra has wider cups for extra security with little to no lining making it super light and comfortable if it’s a hot day.


5. Knickey The Triangle Bra

Who loves it: “It’s basically a glorified sports bra. I love that it’s double lined because when it’s cold nothing is visible, if you know what I mean.” - Liv, 34D

If you want something non-padded, this bra has a darted center seam and is double lined for extra support and thickness.

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6. ThirdLove 24/7 Bra

Who loves it: “I love the feeling of organic cotton undergarments, and this one keeps my boobs supported for basically anything. I wear it a lot under my sports bras for workouts.” - Alex, 32D1/2

These thicker straps are optimal for larger chests, especially if you have a smaller frame and need that extra support. This brand allows you to select half sizes if you’re between full cup sizes.

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7. Victoria’s Secret Demi Bra

Who loves it: “At 49 years old, I like a bra that is comfy with a little bit of a push to lift up my chest. While this one is lightly lined, it still gives the same look somehow.” - Angie, 36DD

This bra has deep cups and is thinly lined. If you have larger breasts, this isn’t ideal for an active day, however if you’re looking for a cozy option, try this one out.


8. Vanity Fair T-shirt Bra

Who loves it: “This one is just super trusty for girls with large boobs, seriously, you’ll love it. Your chest won’t budge.” - Jessica, 40DD

If you want your chest to not move at all through your daily activities, this one is your girl. Plus, if you gain or lose weight, it stretches to fit with the fluctuation.

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9. Free People Baseline Bralette

Who loves it: “I have super small boobs so I don’t need the padded real bras, this one does the trick for my chest. The ribbed material is durable and it’s really soft, too.” - Alexa, 32AA

Small chested ladies, this stretchy bralette will keep your breasts in place but isn’t too bulky to add extra weight.


10. Cosabella Soire Confidence Bra

Who loves it: “I love mesh bras, I have four of these. If you’re wearing a super thin tank top you won’t be able to see the lining of this underneath and it’s just a super cozy, to be honest.” - Sierra, 32C

This mesh bra offers optimal breathability since the cups are completely sheer. The molded underwire and cup contour makes for great natural support, plus, it’s super sexy.

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11. Cuup The Plunge Bra

Who loves it: “It is my favorite bra I’ve ever purchased. While it’s great for t-shirts because of its light lining, I love it for all outfits.” - Diamond, 36C

This seamless band is comfortable and won’t cut into your back. The shape is great for any size and has easy adjustable straps for your preferred snugness.


12. Aerie Real Sunnie Wireless Pushup Bra

Who loves it: “Comfy pushup bras actually exist, and it’s this one. I’m obsessed because it’s basically a sports bra but cuter and can be worn under clothes other than workout apparel.” - Lexi, 36D

This one is so comfy you can easily sleep in it. Soft and snug like a sports bra with the support of an underwire bra.


13. Lively The All-day T-shirt Bra

Who loves it: “It’s basic, but it’s effective and lasts so long. I’ve had it for a few years now and don’t plan on replacing until absolutely necessary.” - Onalie, 34D

Another choice with full coverage for larger chested girls. This one has a hook that lets you transform it into a racerback to avoid exposed straps.

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