After coming home from a long day, there is nothing better than the relief of finally taking off your bra and letting yourself loose from the uncomfortable confines you've been subjected to for hours on end. (Sorry to sound so dramatic, but I think you know what I mean). There is nothing worse, however than struggling to wrap your hands around your back while peering over your shoulder into the mirror as you attempt to undo the snag in the clasp in the back. Is a little support and functionality too much to ask for?
The solution to both these problems is simple—front-closure bras. Not only does this supremely comfortable style boast a clasp in the front that is perfectly situated for easy removal, but they also pull your breasts forward and together, which provides the exact support and lift a lot of us look for in our favorite bras. As a result, this bra style is perfect for breasts of all sizes, particularly those with a bigger bust who may frequently run into the challenge of finding a bra that is both comfortable and stylish.
From racerback to strapless, keep reading for the best front-closure bras of every kind.
Vince Camuto Lana Underwire Racerback Bra ($44)
With smooth, molded microfiber cups and a racerback of light lace, this bra disappears under sleeveless styles. The straps don’t show and it comes in a neutral color for lighter shirts or a fun cherry-orange that provides a nice pop of color.
Wacoal Soft Embrace Front-Closure Underwire Bra ($52)
This T-back bra features seamless, non-padded cups and lightweight knit fabric for comfortable all-day support. It's perfect for large breasts and comes in a wide range of sizes.
Bali Double Support Front-Close Wirefree Bra ($29)
This is the most convenient bra for larger chests. Its straps are front-adjustable along with the closure, it skips the wires and instead uses an M-frame cup for support while the U-shaped back keeps the straps up, no matter what.
Playtex 18 Hour Easier-On Front-Close Wirefree Bra ($23)
With zero wires, minimal padding and wide, cushioned straps, this is basically guaranteed comfort.
Le Mystère Women's Ultimate Plunge Front-Close Convertible Strapless Bra ($25)
This strapless wonder is surprisingly supportive for larger breasts and comes with attachable bra straps because convenience is key.
Nordstrom Ultra Light NuBra ($40)
This lightweight adhesive bra is made specifically for your daring backless summer dresses.
4. Sports Bras
Wacoal Sport Zip Front Contour Bra ($25)
This bra has thick foam cups that shape while hidden underwire keeps the girls lifted during workouts. Adjustable racerback straps and a front zipper work together to create an awesome high-impact bra without bounce, and the mesh detail keeps you cool while working out.
Michi Michi Mist Zip-Front Colorblock Sports Bra ($130)
This is a slim supportive bra with an auto-lock for a secure fit. It provides moderate support for medium-impact activities.
5. Push-Up Plunge Bra
Skarlett Blue Minx Front Close Push-Up Plunge Bra ($48)
With a playful balance of feminine fabrics and comfortable support, this is a flattering bra that will take you from day to night.
ThirdLove 24/7 Classic Racerback Bra ($68)
Silhouette-hugging and extra supportive, this bra is versatile and comfortable.
6. Underwire Bra
Cosabella Never Say Never Happie Front Closure Bra ($55)
With scalloped edges and adjustable straps, this is a beautiful sheer bra that’s also comfortable.
The Bali Comfort Revolution Front-Close Underwire Bra is easily one of the highest rated front closure bras on Amazon.
Flora Nikrooz Showstopper Charmeuse Bralette ($58)
With just the right amount of coverage, this sweet floral bra provides a perfect layer underneath any sheer top.
Only Hearts So Fine Lace Bralette ($62)
I personally own this set and can attest to the fact that it's comfortable enough to wear to bed-- any woman knows that's saying something for a bra.
Looking for a little more support? Check out the best bras for bigger breasts.
This article originally appeared on Who What Wear
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