With all the swimsuits on the internet, it shouldn’t be as hard as it is to find one that fits well and that you feel confident wearing, right?
In our quest for the best fitting swimsuits, we’ve mulled through hundreds of owner reviews to find swim shorts, plus size bikinis, modest swim leggings and dresses, and classic slimming one-piece swimsuits. But when it comes to swimsuits for big busts, we had to be more strategic with our research.
Women who have larger breasts have a difficult time finding a suit that provides adequate support without overexposure. The best way to find the right fit (without physically trying on the swimsuit), is to order a suit that offers cup sizing. Stores like Figleaves and Bare Necessities allow you to search by your bra size, and have entire swimwear collections for DD+ cup sizes.
Scroll down for our favorite swimsuits for big busts that you’ll love wearing.
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- Cup sizes B-I
- Medium control
- Removable straps
This classic black one-piece offers underwired cup sizes all the way up to “I”, so you won’t have to squeeze into the wrong bust size. It also provides moderate tummy control that’ll tuck you in without losing your mobility.
“I am really pleased with this swimming costume. I was looking for something that would hide my tummy area and that was fitted to my cup size. It is very slimming and the bow and neckline cleverly draw the eye away from the tummy area.
“It is so flattering – I feel really great in it! I ordered my normal bra size (34DD) and it fit perfectly, I love the neckline.”
“As a mature lady I felt good in this swimsuit which fit delightfully. I am so impressed — [I’ve received] so many compliments which boosted my low confidence.”
- Cup sizes C-I
- Removable straps
Plus size bikinis are having a much-deserved moment. Women love them because you can order different sizes for your top and bottom, ensuring you’re getting the best possible fit. The underwired, padded cups on this floral bikini actually hold up your bust with or without the removable straps (verified by happy owners!).
“I bought this bikini for a holiday and really love it. I usually can’t buy strapless as I am a bigger cup size and they generally aren’t supportive enough, however this bikini was brilliant and very supportive.“
“Just got it — first time I’ve ever gone to review a bikini. Absolutely amazing fit and shape (32E cup). Bought with the side-tie bikini bottoms, bought them a size up from normal to make sure they were comfortable. Together it looks fantastic — I’m no toned model but I feel really happy in this! Great print too!“
“32G was true to size. If you are looking for a strapless that holds up this is most certainly supportive.“
$94.99 (was $119), Bare Necessities
- Cup Sizes D-G
- Seamed foam-lined cups promote shape and lift
- Reinforced side boning promotes support and structure
- Ruched sides
- Built-in, hidden 3 column, 2 row hook & eye closure
- XTRA LIFE LYCRA combats chlorine for long-lasting fit
This floral tankini allows you to fully customize your fit with adjustable straps, ruched sides with ties, and hook-and-eye closure with three settings. Cup sizes go up to G, and the fabric is chlorine-resistant for long-lasting wear.
Owner review: “The Fantasie tankini is a beautiful, well made, flattering bathing suit. At my age, this is not an easy thing to find. I am able to look fashionable and not look like I am trying to dress like a young girl.”
$54.99 (was $89), Venus
- Sizes 4-24
- Available in plus size
- Hugs and shapes you with moderate control
- Full back
- Moderate leg coverage
- Shelf bra
- Elastic shoulder straps adjust for a perfect fit
This suit might look like a tankini, but it’s actually a beautifully-draped one-piece! It comes in multiple color combinations and provides tummy control, as well as a shelf bra for extra bust support.
“I selected the blue ombre color. It fits well. It does not show too much and at the same time it flatters your figure.“
“Very flattering and I love the colors. In fact, I just ordered another one in a different color. Wore it in the ocean a couple of days ago and it didn’t sag, as I thought it might. Wonderful design.“
“I think it is well made, very flattering to accentuate your curves yet slimming to hide your tummy, tucks you in, in all the right places.“
$54.99 (was $69), Venus
- Sizes 6-24
- Removable shaping cups for flattering effect
- Slimming body cinches to accentuate your waistline
- Moderate leg line with full coverage
- Crisscross back
Removable cups allow you to make this low-cut suit swimsuit work for your curves. Its halter neck and criss-cross back add extra support, so despite the deep v-neck, you won’t have to worry about any slippage. Plus, there are so many lovely colors to choose from!
“I have ordered this suite many times now. I am a grandma who’s in shape for my age. A little tummy but good legs. This suite is very well made, excellent fabric. It has held up well in our chlorine pool. This is by far the most flattering swimsuit I have. That is why I ordered it again this summer and got the new color solid red. Love them both!!! ps. I never dry my suits in the dryer, I will wash them on delicate cycle but never any dryers!“
“I love this swimsuit! It is really flattering and comfortable. While it is a little low cut, it remains in place, so you don’t have to worry about being exposed. “
“Material is nice and seems to be made and sewn well. I ordered the all black color. I am 55 yrs old and it holds me together well, while flattering my curves. If you have a long torso, you might want to order a size up.“
$44.99 (was $90), Bare Necessities
- Cup sizes D-K
- Adjustable ruched center for different levels of coverage
- Built-in underwire cups with removable foam inserts
- Fully adjustable stretch straps convert to criss-cross
- Stretch microfiber
This zigzag hem tankini allows you to ruche as you see fit, controlling your level of bust support. Underwire cups give you a lift without over-exposing your chest, and the straps can be positioned in several different ways.
“I absolutely love this suit! The underwire is nice for support, the straps are thick enough that I feel supported. There’s a removable liner in the cup as well. The fabric is sturdy and looks as good as in the pictures. I got my order three days after purchasing, even during quarantine!”
“This suit is so comfortable and I want to wear it everyday. I have never had such an amazing bathing suit. The straps are adjustable and comfortable and easy to adjust too.”