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28 Swimsuits For Big Busts That Are Stylish & Supportive

28 Swimsuits For Big Busts That Are Stylish & Supportive

As excited as we are that beach season is here, 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 are 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 extra 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. And this can all be found in a mix of styles from bikinis to one-piece swimsuits.

Read on to find some of the best swimsuits for big busts in a range of straight and plus sizes that don’t skimp on style and solve the peskiest of swim problems.

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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

Lane Bryant Seersucker Strappy Underwire Swim Bikini Top

For those with big busts, you’re in luck with this bikini top, which sizes up to an H cup. These cups fit like your typical bra, and the straps can be removed for a strapless look.

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Lane Bryant Seersucker Strappy Underwire Swim Bikini Top, $, available at Lane Bryant

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

Skims Swim Plunge Bikini Top

One of Skims’ best-selling bikini tops is now available in Barbie pink, in sizes XXS through 4X, which comfortably fits a 56-inch bust. The thick underband also promises serious support.

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Skims Swim Plunge Bikini Top, $, available at Skims

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.

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J.Crew Ruched One-Shoulder One-Piece, $, available at J.Crew

Asos Design Fuller Bust Underwire Bikini Top

Asos has a swimwear section dedicated to fuller busts, and this one caught our eye with its classic design and expansive size range. Pick this bikini top up in DD through I cup sizes.

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ASOS DESIGN Fuller Bust Underwire Bikini Top, $, available at ASOS

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.

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Summersalt The Perfect Wrap One-Piece, $, available at Summersalt

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

Cupshe Floral Print Twist Bralette & Spliced High Waist Bikini Set

Front-twist or wrap swimsuit styles are great for adding extra support and coverage for bigger breasts. This Cupshe bikini set features medium bust support, adjustable straps, and a thick back.

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Cupshe Floral Print Twist Bralette & Spliced High Waist Bikini, $, available at cupshe

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

Miraclesuit Network Mystique Underwire One-Piece Swimsuit

This super-flattering ruched, 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.

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Miraclesuit Network Mystique Underwire One-Piece Swimsuit, $, available at Nordstrom

Athleta D-DD Crossed Bikini Top

This stretchy D+ size bikini top has lighter support than others on this list, but the long-line cut along with the adjustable straps make up for that.

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Athleta D-DD Crossed Bikini Top, $, available at Athleta

Venus Plunge Enhancer Bikini Top

This sultry eyelet bikini top has molded cups, underwire support, and an adjustable slider back band. Its bra cup sizing ranges from A through G.

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Venus Plunge Enhancer Bikini Top, $, available at Venus

Eomenie One Piece Tie Back Cutout High Waisted Swimsuit

You can’t go wrong with a padded push-up swimsuit from Amazon. The crisscross front and back details add extra support, and the adjustable straps and tie add customization.

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Eomenie One Piece Tie Back Cutout High Waisted Swimsuit, $, available at Amazon

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.

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Cuup The Balconette Bikini Top, $, available at Cuup

Superfit Hero Half Zip Crop Bikini Top

If you’re looking for a plus-size swim top that you can adjust to your skin-baring preference, choose this zip-up one. The fabric is stretchy, compressive, supportive, and smoothing.

Shop Superfit Hero

Superfit Hero Half Zip Crop Bikini Top, $, available at Superfit Hero

Birdsong Eco Onyx Tie Front Bikini Top

This swimsuit top has it all, including built-in side boning for extra support. The classic design is available D cup through I cup sizing.

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Birdsong Eco Onyx Tie Front Bikini Top, $, available at Bare Necessities

Eloquii Twist Halter Swimsuit with Underwire Detail

We’re loving this ultra-cheery 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.

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Eloquii Twist Halter Swimsuit with Underwire Detail, $, available at Eloquii

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.

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Shade & Shore Underwire Tunneled Shoulder Tie Bikini Top, $, available at Target

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.

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Torrid Underwire Unlined Demi Midkini Top, $, available at Torrid

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

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

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 desire for style and coverage.

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W YOU DI AN One Piece Front Cross Tummy Control Swimsuit, $, available at Amazon

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-inch bust.

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Anne Cole Twist Front Shirred One Piece, $, available at Anne Cole

Victoria’s Secret Ribbed 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 Ribbed Full-Coverage Bikini Top, $, available at Victoria’s Secret

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

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.

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Adidas One Shoulder Sportswear Swimsuit, $, available at Adidas

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.

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Angerella Vintage High Waisted Bikini Set, $, available at Amazon

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