Top 25 Different Types of Bra Every Girl Must Know

Wearing a bra which does not fit your outfit will lose the charm. It’s just not what you are wearing underneath your dress but wearing a perfect bra size will make you feel how confident you are. The right bra size is healthy for your  breasts, so always make sure to choose perfect fit on your body as well as dress.

Here is List of Bra Styles for Different Types of Breast Shape

1. Cupless/Shelf Bra

Cupless Bra or Shelf Bra

The name suggests itself that it comes without padding or cups. It has only the frame which gives a erotic lingerie look. It is popular in western countries.

2. Halter Neck Bra

Halter Neck Bra

Halter Neck Bra is spefically worn when you have an halter neck Top (as shown in above pic). In this patter, shoulder straps won’t be a turn-off and will give you confidence of what you are wearing.

3. Sports Bra

Sports Bra

Sports Bra, the name is self explanatory that this is specially designed for your breasts to keep tight inside the cups. It is very essential to keep your breasts healthy and that is why wearing while playing a sport, keep in mind to wear this style of bra.

4. Push-Up Bra

Push Up Bra

Push-up Bra is considered to be a fashionable bra and increase women cleavage. Uses angled cups containing padding that pushes the breasts inwards and upwards, towards the center of the chest.

5. Underwire Bra

Underwire Bra

An underwire bra (also under wire bra, under-wire bra, or underwired bra) is a brassiere that utilizes a thin, semi-circular strip of rigid material fitted inside the brassiere fabric. The wire may be made of metal, plastic, or resin. The wirehelps to lift, separate, shape, and support a woman’s breasts.

6. Front Closure Bra

Front Closure Bra

This bra pattern comes with hooks in the font instead of back. Women with limited hand movement or who cannot get their hands behind their back. It is noticed that these bras have wider set cups and women with wide breasts gets comfortable with this fitting.

7. Padded Bra

Padded Bra

The cups in Padded bra contains padding or pockets for padding. The padding inside the bra cups beautifies an appearance of your bust. Padded bras can make your breasts look larger, and they can help make breast tissue appear fuller and firmer.

8. Plunge Bra

Plunge Bra

Plunge Bra is mostly used when you are wearing an outfit having deep neck or a low-cut shirts. It’s that feature has a lower cut in the center gore, like a ‘V’ shape. Most plunge bras are padded at the bottom of the cup.

9. Full Support Bra

Full Support Bra

Full Coverage Bra is believed to be traditional, a full coverage bra covers the entirety of each breast. Unlike a plunge or a push up style, for example, this kind of bra does not show cleavage at the top of the bra.

10. Vintage Bra

Vintage Bra



11. Corset bra

Corset bra

Corset Bra alos know as Bustier which is worn to push up the bust by tightening against the upper midriff and forcing the breasts up, while gently shaping the waist.

12. Nursing Bra

This bra is specialized brassiere that provides additional support to women who are lactating and permits comfortable breastfeeding without the need to remove the bra.

13. Belly Dance Bra

Belly Dance Bra

Specially designed for Belly Dancers. These bra are very stylish having various types of work done, beeding, diamonds or frills over the under-bust to look very attractive. So, while dancing the frills and others work done on bra gives an additional beauty to the dance and dancer.

13. Strapless Bra


As the name says bra without shoulder Strap. It is worn when you have to wear a tube top or an off-shoulder dress. Strapless bra, mostly comes with Padding so that breasts gets full support without the strap. They also come in underwire, as wire will not allow your bra to push towards with breasts weight.

14. Balconette/Demi Bra

Balconette or Demi Bra

Demi bra refers basically a half-bra or shelf bra. It covers half to three-quarters of the breast and creates cleavage and uplift. Most demi-cup bras are designed with a slight tilt that pushes the breasts towards the centre to display more cleavage. Most women wear this bra when their kameez or top has wide neck.

15. T-shirt Bra

T-Shirt Bra

T-Shirt Bra is specially round shaped, designed to cover breasts in the whole cup. This will allow breasts to fit in cups with no room left. These cups are designed to not show any lumps, bumps, or textures through your clothing.

16. Triangle Bra

Triangle Bra

The Triangle bra is one of the most comfortable. Its classic shape is instantly recognisable: the straps are part of the centre panel at the front meaning they cover the bust entirely without hiding your cleavage.

The list does not end here, still there are various types of Bra that we will be adding soon, so come back to check more.

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