The Best Bras For Your Strapless And Cold-Shoulder Styles

Support sans straps.

The importance of a great strapless bra will never be underestimated by us. Any sundress-donning style savant will know your bare-shouldered ensemble is only as strong as your choice in matching bra.

Not only do ill-fitting and poorly designed strapless bras feel wildly uncomfortable and bring into question our desire to wear anything strappy ever again, but they can look lumpy, frumpy and ruin the overall aesthetic of an outfit.

We’re here to tell you, it doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of strapless bras on the market that provide support, smooth and sculpt, all the while feeling comfortable.

So, before you give up and cast aside your spaghetti strap garments all together, you’re going to want to try out some of our top picks for the best strapless bras, below.

What size strapless bra should you buy?

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to adjust your sizing when shopping for a strapless bra, because the support comes primarily from the band. For this reason, you should be looking to shop the same band size in a strapless bra as you would your regular bra.

The Best Strapless Bras In Australia 


Simone Perele Essentiel Strapless Plunge Bra, $119.95 at MYER

With a seamless finish crafted from monoblock knitted fabric, soft moulded cups and plunge neckline, this bra will suit almost any top or dress style.


Wonderbra Ultimate Strapless Bra, $94.95 at THE ICONIC

If you like your bras to have a little extra oomph and padding, this is the strapless bra for you.


Parfait Elissa Seamless Padded Longline Strapless Bra, $79.95 at THE ICONIC

For the ultimate smoothing and support, this longline bra with light padding utilises a seamless finish, silicone trims and non-slip gripper.


Smoothing Strapless Bra, $94 at SKIMS

For a strapless bra that doesn’t bunch, clump or roll but instead smooths and sits flat against the body, this pick from SKIMS is for you.


Lace Wired Strapless Bra, $45.99 at Marks & Spencer

This lacy little number from M&S proves the strapless bra doesn’t have to be boring. Non padded for a natural shape, there’s still plenty of support provided by the lifting underwire.


Inner Essence Strapless Plunge Bra, $59.99 at Bras N Things

Tackling the daunting double—strapless and plunging—this bra can be worn countless ways and take on the trickiest of styling tasks.

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