13 Of The Internet’s Top-Rated Bralettes For A Breezy Summer

Bras can be awfully mechanical. Hooks, wires, reinforced straps, and push-ups — these all sound like components of heavy-duty machinery and not something that’s supposed to be soft, supportive, and gentle on the ladies. While there are certain occasions that warrant the lift and structure of a highly engineered boulder-holder, sometimes we want the lite version of comfortable bras. This is where the mighty bralette comes in as a traditionally wire-free silhouette that passes on hardware wherever possible.
It's a comfortable, uncomplicated, and sweaty-underboob-free answer to the traditional torpedos that we reserve for moments that require more oomphs. Plus, these gentle garments aren’t just for the small-titted; plenty of brands offer devised options for ta-tas of all sizes. Ahead, shop our edit of the internet’s top-rated bralettes — from seamless T-shirt bras to backless, strapless wonders.
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Skims Fits Everybody Scoop Bralette

Size range: XXS - 4XL

Banish any notions of Kim Kardashian’s Skims as a celeb vanity brand — the successful shapewear line boasts partnerships with heavyweight department stores like Nordstrom and Net-a-Porter and scores of customers accolades on its website. The brand’s bralettes are beloved by customers of all bra sizes, thanks to an inclusive size range of XXS - 4XL.

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Anthropologie Seamless Eyelet Tie-Front Bralette

Size range: XS - XL

For those looking for a bra/top hybrid, this seamless tie-front bralette is for you. Comfy enough to wear lounging on the couch, you can also dress it up for a night out with a flowy skirt or jeans. How ever you style it, you'll garner compliments while feeling like you have nothing on (in a good way).

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Pact Lace Smooth Cup Bralette

Size range: XS - XXL

This sustainably made bralette is a fan-favorite for the comfort and support it offers wearers. Not to mention the cute little lace detail!

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Lively The Busty Bra

Size range: 1 - 4 (See the brand’s fit guide for full details)

Lively’s bralettes are the stuff of legend, boasting the lethal combination of comfort, support, and — thanks to a daringly deep plunge — sex appeal. Customers go wild for the brand’s bralette, available in both regular-support and busty sizes.

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Everlane The Cotton Tank Bra

Size range: XXS - XXL

It doesn’t get much simpler than Everlane’s scoop-neck bralette. Rendered in a silky Supima cotton without a stitch of hardware, it’s one of the lowest-frills options out there — but still offers support thanks to a double-layer construction.

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FP One Adella Bralette

Size range: XS - XL

One of the fancier and lacier options out there, Free People’s beloved Adella silhouette is a surprisingly supportive and comfortable bralette that’s meant to be seen.

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Knix LuxeLift Pullover Bra

Size range: XXS - XXXXL+

This completely hardware-free pullover style is way more supportive than its super-smooth appearance lets on — it offers a comfortable lift for boobs up to size 44G.

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Wacoal Embrace Lace Wire Free Bralette

Size range: 30A - 38C

According to reviews, this bralette’s dainty appearance belies a supportive and very comfortable construction for cup sizes A, B, and C.

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Cosabella Never Say Never Curvy Racie Bralette

Size range: XS - XL

Cosabella’s lacy number is a supportive option with some serious curb appeal that won’t let larger busts down.

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Hanky Panky Signature Lace Crossover Bralette

Size range: XS - M

A lacy, barely-there number from a reader-favorite thong-maker is a five-star option for smaller cup sizes. It slips on over the head and provides light support and shaping.

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True & Co True Body Triangle Convertible Strap Bra

Size range: XS - XL

True & Co’s supportive bralette boasts a near-perfect rating on Amazon, thanks to its buttery-soft fabrication and lifting capabilities.

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Savage x Fenty Flocked Logo Bralette

Size range: XS - 4X

While Rihanna’s souped-up intimates imprint boasts bras with plenty of bells, whistles, cutouts, and lace trims, the queen of not giving a fuck made sure to include some soft, hardware-lite options for nights in. Reviewers love how they look and feel in this rose gold front-closure bralette.

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Icebreaker Merino Siren Bralette

Size range: XS - XL

Merino wool is a super-fiber, boasting sweat-wicking and anti-microbial properties along with supreme softness and stretch. (This comfortable bralette is also certified by the Responsible Wool Standard, an industry watchdog that monitors animal welfare and land usage.)

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