Summer is full of skimpy tops and dresses that require a good backless bra. But finding the right one is tricky — is it sticky enough? Supportive enough? Invisible enough? We’ve stepped in to help and combed through thousands of online reviews to find you the best options. While there’s no such thing as the perfect one, we’ve found what works well for every size, skin tone and outfit. Scroll below to see the top picks.
For Small-Chested Ladies
“Holy boobage batman!” writes one of the hundreds of enthusiastic reviewers. She writes that she wore it for a seven-hour black-tie event and not only did it create cleavage for her small bust, but it didn’t budge at all under her strapless dress.
Available sizes A–E.
If You Want a Slight Lift
With over 3,000 reviewers, most praise this bra for its ability to hold your breasts in place, while providing a small lift. Reviewers also mention that it might take little practice to put on correctly, but once you do, this bra does the job very well.
Available sizes A–D.
To Customize Your Lift
Because You Have a Fuller Bust
This plus-size bra comes in sizes up to 46 inches in circumference. It also has an adjustable front clasp that extends by 1.5 inches for women with wider rib cages. One passionate reviewer writes, “This thing holds my girls in a vice grip. Full and bubbly on top, but firm support underneath … Yes to deep plunging necklines!”
Available sizes plus 2–plus 5.
The All-Around Great Backless Bra
This is the bra that sticks well, lifts, and is comfortable under any backless dress. Notably, reviewers write that it retains its hold even if you’re sweaty, which can’t be said for many backless bras. It also has a wider array of nude colors compared to most brands, in addition to more fun colors like pink and purple.
Available sizes A–E.
When You Only Want Minimum Coverage
While these adhesive nipple covers are great for tops or dresses that show a lot of cleavage, hundreds of reviewers also use them as an alternative to the everyday bra. One reviewer, who expresses her aversion to bras, writes, “My adhesive Nippies have been worn at least ten times now and are still going strong! These little things fill me with joy.”
Available sizes A–DD.
If You Want More Shape and Definition
For Deep Plunge Dresses
The One That Goes Up to Size H
Not only is this bra wireless for maximum comfort, but it also goes up to size H: a surprisingly difficult find in the backless bra department! Contour cups will help define your shape, while the adhesive strips along the upper cup and back wings will keep your bra in place all day long.
Available sizes B–H.
The Most Popular Backless Bra
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