The Best Bras

You’ve gotta wear one…new technologies and super fits make these bras best.

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Sex & Sensibility

Don’t let the lace fool you-with wide straps, full cups and lots of stretch, this bra is made for support, not just sex appeal.


La Perla Art Deco Underwire Bra, $90;

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Au Naturel (Almost)

For women who want a more "free-spirited" feeling, this ultralight bra uses a new microfiber fabric for a barely-there feeling.


Cosabella Aire Soft Bra, $44;

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Silicone Saver

This bra’s smart designers used the thin silicone strips that have been keeping up strapless bras and stockings for years-so you know it’ll stay put.


Donna Karan Luxe Demi Bra, $68;

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Cult Favorite

This molded bra does so well under T-shirts and sweaters (no lumps! no bumps!), it has garnered a devoted following. Bonus: It goes up to an F cup.


Marlies Dekkers Wild Life 11 Plunge Bra, $185;

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Little Lady

Small busted women, rejoice! Specialty brands now make sexy options no matter what your cup-size.


Lula Lu Petites Desiree Demi Cup, $54;

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So Long, Straps

For extra oomph, try a strapless bra with a pushup boost.


Victoria’s Secret Miraculous bra, $55 to $65;

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Bright Basics

Everyone loves a T-shirt bra, but the taupes, beiges and blacks can get a little bo-ring. This one, which comes in bright colors, is a winner.


Panache Cleo Jude T-shirt bra, $48;

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Pretty Peek-a-Boo

Underwire support makes this lacy option much more than just a flirty underpinning.


Soma Camisole Brianna unlined underwire lace bra, $42;

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Survival Pack

Psst-this T-shirt bra is the one MORE stylists are sure to pack when going on photo shoots.


Calvin Klein Perfectly Fit Tailored T-shirt bra, $44;

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Spanx You Very Much

Spanx puts their body smarts to work on more than just shapewear. This bra is beyond comfy and works with a variety of cuts, thanks to its sleek racerback shape.


Spanx Bra-llelujah Racerback Bra, $62;

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Laced with Style

A soft lace band is the closest you’ll come to feeling like you’re not wearing a bra at all.


Hanky Panky Signature Lace Lined Bandeau bra, $37;

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Sporty Style

Pick a bra with the support and functionality of a sports bra-without the high neck and thick straps.


Sublime soft cup bra, $84;


Pssst...we've got news for you! Spanx is making so much more than shapewear these days! See our favorites from their latest genius creations.


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First Published Tue, 2010-11-09 14:58

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