The 12 best (and most comfortable) bras to add to your underwear drawer

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Looking for a bra that’s so comfortable, that you’ll forget you’re wearing one? They do exist, honest! Stylist has rounded up the very best ones.       

We feel as though we’re speaking for the majority of women here by saying taking off a bra at the end of the day is one of, if not, the best feelings of all times. Maybe it’s because it’s the ultimate sign that your working day is officially finished, or it’s the fact that bras (if you don’t get the right one) can be pretty damn uncomfortable. 

At the beginning of lockdown the novelty of not having to put a bra on in the first place was utterly joyful. But, as we settled into working from home for the long haul there was an itch to get back to some semblance of normal starting with our clothes, in particular, our underwear. 

The Stylist fashion team has discovered the latest bras that are not only suitable for women of different shapes and sizes, they also actually look good and are so damn comfortable you wouldn’t even know you’re wearing one again. Can we get a hell yea? Scroll down to see the best styles from the likes of Marks and Spencer and Uniqlo to Sloggi and Calvin Klein. Want more good news? One only costs £15 – run, don’t walk.

  • & Other Stories

    & Other Stories yoga bra

    With no wiring and no irritating fabric, & Other Stories’ simple but effective yoga bra will give you comfortable support all day long from your morning stretch all the way through your working day. 

    Shop halter yoga bra, £35, & Other Stories

  • Figleaves

    Figleaves black lace bra

    This lace bralette has so many 5 star reviews online from women of all cup sizes saying how comfortable and support it is. Not only that, it also looks good and is only £15.

    Shop black lace bra, £15, Figleaves 

  • Beija London

    One of our favourite female-led lingerie labels, Beija London’s bras are as endlessly comfortable as they are stylish. Made from super soft tricot fabric, not only is this style super breathable but it wicks away any moisture. Available up to 36H cup, the Zephyr Z bra is also available with a j hook fastening if you’re looking for more support. 

    Shop Beija London Zephyr Z bra, £65

  • Cos

    Nothing feels more luxurious against the skin than silk. If you think that decadent fabrics are only for hard-to-wear boudoir ready lingerie, this ultra-comfortable front fastening bra is here to prove you wrong. 

    Shop Cos mulberry silk bra with front fastening, £35

  • Skin

    Constructed from organic pima cotton, this bra feels so wonderfully that you’ll want to wear it everyday. Removable padding allows you to customise your fit, while the black lace hem adds a touch of elegance.   

    Shop organic cotton bra, £51, Skin

  • Rossell England

    Perfect for smaller busts Rossell England’s Ellip bra showcases the label’s affinity for muted palettes and streamlined cuts. Its crafted from cotton jersey with soft darted cups supported by adjustable shoulder straps and an elasticated underband for ultimate comfort. 

    Shop nude bra, £80, Rosell England 

  • Panache

    Panache triangle bra
    Panache triangle bra

    A lacy bra that’s sexy, but oh so comfortable – meet the Panache triangle style made for bigger breasts. A two section non-wired cup with adjustable straps that suits cup sizes up to H. We predict this will be your new BFF.

    Shop Panache triangle bra, £27

  • Marks and Spencer

    Marks and Spencer Flexifit bra
    Marks and Spencer Flexifit bra

    Created from 360 degree stretch fabric, this new Flexifit crop top style is non-wired and has removable cups so you can change the support needed. It also comes in 5 different colours and is available in sizes 6-22 – need we say more?

    Shop Marks and Spencer Flexifit bra, £20

  • Calvin Klein

    Calvin Klein t-shirt bra
    Calvin Klein t-shirt bra

    It’s time to go back to basics with the ultimate t-shirt bra. Go for a nineties feel with a Calvin Klein logo strap number that you won’t mind showing off. 

    The band size goes from 30-40 and the cup is from A-F.

    Shop Calvin Klein t-shirt bra, £34

  • Sloggi

    Sloggi zero feel bra
    Sloggi zero feel bra
    The zero feel bra basically does what it says on the tin. The thicker straps will hold you in places, while the stretchy fabric and seam-free style will be invisible under clothes. You’ll want to stock up on all 5 colours, trust us. 

    Shop Sloggi zero feel bra, £36

  • Uniqlo

    Uniqlo beauty soft bra
    Uniqlo beauty soft bra

    The sculptured fit of this bra will keep you in place, while the straps without uncomfortable plastic adjusters and no back clasp makes it a smooth fit all round. 

    Sizes are in XS-XL but there’s a ‘find my perfect fit’ option to get the right fit. 

    Shop Uniqlo beauty soft bra, £19.90

  • Figleaves

    Figleaves lace bralette
    Figleaves lace bralette

    This lace bralette has so many 5 star reviews online from women of all cup sizes saying how comfortable and support it is. Not only that, it also looks good and is only £15. 

    Wear this one under a white shirt for a hint of underwear as outerwear. 

    Shop Figleaves Millie lace bralette, £15

  • Lemonade Dolls

    Lemonade Dolls bra
    Lemonade Dolls bra

    The cotton-mix bralette is soft, stylish and under £20. The v-neck style helps to boost the cleavage without a push-up effect.

    It also comes with the added feel-good factor that’s it’s by a small female-lead independent brand. 

    Shop Lemonade Dolls bralette, £18

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