The 12 Best Bikinis for Big Busts Aren’t Just Supportive — They’re Super Sexy, Too

by Laura Fisher

The 12 Best Bikinis for Big Busts Aren’t Just Supportive — They’re Super Sexy, Too
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It used to be that if you were a well-endowed woman, you had to pick from a sparse selection of bland and boring bikinis for big busts, focused more on support than style. Thankfully, that’s no longer the case. Swimwear retailers ranging from mainstream to speciality are now offering bikini tops for large busts in a wide variety of fun, playful, colorful, and downright sexy cuts and prints.


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We scoured the Internet to find the best bikini tops not just to keep the girls in place as you jump in and out of the water, but also to keep you looking good doing it. Most of the tops on our list are sold as separate pieces, so you can match them with a simple pair of bikini bottoms you already own and love or buy the matching bottom from the retailer (and then pair the swimsuit with a stylish cover up for a complete outfit).



Shop the best bikinis for big busts below, all of which are available to order online from retailers like Nordstrom, Frankies Bikinis, Andie, Target, and Amazon. And if you’re looking for more than just one new addition to your swimsuit drawer, we’ve also tracked down 10 one-piece swimsuits that actually support larger busts.


1 of 12 Image Credits: Bare Necessities

Birdsong Forever Summer Halter Bikini Top


It doesn’t get much more summery than this bright yellow, floral halter bikini top. The plunging underwire cups have removable foam inserts, and the neck straps are self-tying so you can customize the fit. With options from 32D to 38I, even hard-to-find sizes will be ready to hit the water this summer.

2 of 12 Image Credits: Nordstrom

Bleu by Rod Beattie Make Waves Underwire Bikini Top


The whimsical, rippled tie dye of this underwire bikini top for big busts makes it a fun alternative to your standard solid-colored suits. Molded cups and fully-adjustable straps take the piece from fashion to function, keeping you supported whether you’re hitting the beach, pool, or just working on your tan in your backyard.

3 of 12 Image Credits: Nordstrom

Miraclesuit Surplice Underwire Bikini Top

Price:$36.00 - $80.00

Miracle Suit has perfected the art of slimming swimwear that’s far from frumpy. This underwear v-neck bikini top flatters with help from the brand's signature fabric blend, designed to smooth and support sizes up to 38DDD.

Athleta Twist Up Bikini Top

4 of 12 Image Credits: Athleta

Athleta Twist Up Bikini Top

Price:$25.00 - $69.00

If you’re looking for the perfect bikini top while you’re swimming, trying standup paddle boarding, playing beach volleyball, or surfing, this Athleta pick is for you. The twist-front and fully-adjustable straps, which can be positioned as straight or criss-crossed, offer a flattering and customizable fit, and the removable cups will never fold over or lose their shape. Reviewers say the bikini top, available in seven colors, provides secure support and fits large chests like a glove.

5 of 12 Image Credits: Vix

Vix Blue Gray Scales Bia Tube Bikini Top


The gray/blue fish scale fabric of this bikini top is subtle yet striking. One reviewer who wears a size 32DD says the top fits “like a dream,” and others comment on the amazing coverage the halter-style top provides for big busts. Vix’s blue gray scales collection has a number of tops and bottoms, meaning you can mix and match for a style you'll never get tired of showing off.

6 of 12 Image Credits: Target

Shade & Shore Women's Light Lift Halter Bikini Top


An alternative to basic black, this all-white bikini is a complete show-stopper. The bikini top has underwire cups and halter straps to support and lift busts up to 38DDD. Don’t be worried about the color — according to reviewers, the white suit isn’t see-through, and the neckline prevents it from looking like a bra rather than swimsuit.

Sunsets Black Muse Bikini Top

7 of 12 Image Credits: Bare Necessities

Sunsets Black Muse Bikini Top


This black, plunging neckline number is one of the sexiest bikini tops we’ve seen this season, period. The fact that it’s available in sizes up to 36G only makes us love it even more. Self-tying halter straps and a back enclosure with three length options ensures a comfortable fit and instantly flattering look.

8 of 12 Image Credits: Frankies Bikinis

Frankies Bikinis Anna Top


The Anna top is the first underwire style from Frankies Bikinis, and the bikini top is much more supportive than their other styles — making it ideal for shoppers with larger busts. Unpadded cups and adjustable straps allow for a personalized fit, and the lightweight eyelet fabric is backed up by a double liner so everything you want covered stays that way.

9 of 12 Image Credits: Andie

Andie The Maui Top


Andie focuses on making high-quality swimwear for women, by women. This comfortable and stylish bikini top is a great example of what happens when a company considers qualities like fabric feel and function when designing cute suits. Andie nails the concept with a top befitting women with both small and large busts and everything in-between. Available in 12 colors and patterns, the bikini top features a thick elastic band and removable soft cups that make it hard not to love this swimsuit, and reviewers up to chest size 44DD agree.

10 of 12 Image Credits: Nordstrom

Sea Level Square Neck Bikini Top

Price:$40.47 - $89.95

The square neck adds a unique touch to this otherwise minimalist bikini top for big busts. The top has soft, removable cups, and is available in four versatile colors (black, ocean blue, red, and rose). One reviewer with a 36F chest says this is the only suit she's found that is flattering without “making [her] look like a stripper.”

11 of 12 Image Credits: Amazon

Cupshe Women’s Ruffled Floral Wrap V Neck Bikini Set


It’s hard to beat the price of this bikini set, which includes sunny yellow bottoms and a gorgeous multicolored floral top with ruffled detailing. With molded cups that provide ample support for larger busts, this comfortable swim top is a great alternative for those who prefer to stay away from underwire options.

12 of 12 Image Credits: J. Crew

J. Crew Underwire Bikini Top


This adorable leopard-print bikini top has sculpted underwire cups designed to be as supportive as your favorite bra. The straps convert from shoulder to halter to complement your mood on any given day, and the matching high-waisted bottoms add retro beach flair to the whole look.