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The 10 best swimsuits for DD+ cups that we’ve actually tried and loved


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Side-by-side of two models with DD cups sizes wearing bathing suit tops.

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Finding the best swimsuits for women come summertime is no easy feat – and those specifically in need of the best swimsuits for large busts (including yours truly!) knows that the struggle is *very* real. 

Of course, the best swimsuits for DD+ cups should offer optimal support and coverage to prevent your boobs from spilling, sagging, or, worst of all, flashing fellow pool or beachgoers. However, this should not come at the expense of comfort or style. Fortunately, the World Wide Web is chock-full of functional active swimsuits as well as fashion-forward bikini tops for DD+ cups – though you may have to do some digging to find the best ones to suit your specific taste. 

Fortunately, we’ve got you covered: our list below has both top-rated options and swimsuits that other big-busted gals and myself personally swear by. You’ll find several picks sourced from brands with the best plus size clothing, from under-$50 staples to pricier pieces designed with durability – and style – in mind, the best swimsuits come in a range of sizes and silhouettes. For example, some offer underwire and cups (similar to a typical bra), while others have no padding at all. Brands also run the gamut, and you’ll find options from Summersalt, Cuup, and Andie, to name a few. And, who knows? You may even find your new favorite. 

TA3 Plungey SwimsuitSally Kaplan wears a blue one piece TA3 swimsuit.

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The swimsuit that went viral for its hourglass defining corset strings also creates ample lift and support.

  • Size range: XS-4XL, regular, short, or extra long torso lengths

This shaping swimsuit came to fame via Shark Tank, and later found success with people looking for the best swimsuits for DD+ cups due to its adjustable straps, removable bust pads, and lifting corset. This suit doubles as a bodysuit and sculpts your figure with a fit and feel similar to that of a supportive sports bra.

Standout review: “I have a DDD cup size so I specifically wanted to see if the low-cut suit could handle larger cup sizes. I was honestly amazed by how secure I felt while swimming and snorkeling during my vacation to Mexico! The suit kept everything in place and I felt really confident doing lots of activities in it.” —Sally Kaplan, Insider Reviews Executive Editor

Read more in our full TA3 swimsuit review.

Speedo Iris Sports One Piece SwimsuitSide by side images of models wearing the Speedo Iris Sports One Piece Swimsuit in a swimming pool, showing the front and back of the suit.

Bravissimo

This sleek black one-piece is anything but basic with its high neckline and mesh cutouts.

  • Size range: 30DDD-40O

You may assume Speedo has solely the best active swimsuits, but you’d be in for a pleasant surprise once you try on this one piece with its subtly alluring mesh cutouts. It can double as a bodysuit and has a high neckline and bra-like clasp at the back. The balconette shape and wired cups (which are non-padded) are just as functional (read: supportive) as they are fashionable. It’s also made from durable, fast drying fabric, which means the suit will last for several seasons to come.

Cuup The Balconette Swim TopPerson wearing an olive green swimsuit bra.

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This bra-style swim top offers optimal support for folks with bigger busts.

  • Size range: 30A-38H

This vintage-inspired number from Cuup is especially accomodating for those with DD+ cups. What’s more, the wide straps, adjustable band, and underwire cups offer optimal support. Even better? It’s made with sunscreen-, chlorine-, and salt water-resistant material that comes from recycled fishing nets. It’s available in eight colors, from bright orange to olive green and beyond.  

Standout review: “This is beautiful with a nice, thick material. It fits perfectly and true to size. I love it. And I love that CUUP is still making my uncommon size. Other companies eventually cut out my size, so I’m happy to continue to have what I need here.”

Andie The Maui TopPerson wearing a black swim suit bralette.

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The uber-supportive Maui top is described as a cross between a crop top and a sports bra.

  • Size range: XS-XXL

Andie makes stylish swimwear in sizes 0-26, and this top, which has garnered nearly 500 reviews, is no exception. Described as a cross between a crop top and a sports bra, the ultra-comfy Maui is among the brand’s best swimsuits for DD+ cups. The soft cups are removable, while the adjustable straps and thick band are an added bonus. Lastly, the top also offers compressive lining and four-way stretch for optimal comfort. Select from 10 vibrant hues. 

Standout review: “This bathing suit makes me feel so confident. It’s structured, pretty, and stays put in the water. I feel like I can go swimming without worrying about adjusting my bathing suit. I got so many compliments on the cut and color.

Read more in our full Andie swim reviews.

Swimsuits for All Crisscross Cup Sized Wrap Underwire Bikini TopClose up of person wearing a hot pink swim suit top.

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This wallet-friendly bikini top offers a supportive and fashion-forward fit.

  • Size range: 10D/DD-26G/H

From its stylish criss-cross silhouette to its built-in underwire bra, to this under-$50 price tag, you can’t go wrong by purchasing this bikini top. Those with DD+ cups will appreciate the underwire bra cups, while the mesh frame and side boning offer additional support. The keyhole back with hook closures (similar to a traditional bra) and removable, adjustable shoulder straps help truly set this bikini top apart from the competition. Choose from four colors.

Standout review: “I’m a big girl with a large bust (G/H) and I’ve always had a tough time finding a swimsuit I liked and I have never been comfortable in anything but a one piece. This is the first bikini I’ve worn since I was a kid – I love it and it’s so flattering! I haven’t worn this swimsuit to the beach yet, but I am so excited to (and I have NEVER been excited to get in a swimsuit)!”

Read more in our full Swimsuits for All reviews

Body Glove Women’s Standard Smoothies Solo Solid Underwire Bikini TopPerson standing wearing a blue swim suit bra.

Body Glove

  • Size range: D-F

Featuring a super-soft blend of nylon and spandex, this underwire bikini top is a fan-favorite with more than 2,000 reviews – and for good reason. The silhouette, which resembles a typical underwire bra, boasts removable soft cups and a tie closure for a customizable and secure fit. Plus, the straps are convertible in that they can be worn criss-crossed (like a racerback) depending on your own personal style and fit preferences. Customers can choose from a whopping 18 colors.

Standout review: “I’m a 34DDD and it is so hard to find tops that can actually give you coverage. This swim top is the best I’ve ever found and it’s so flattering!”

Summersalt The Perfect Wrap One-PieceModel wearing a pink and orange one piece swim suit.

Summersalt

This universally flattering one-piece features built-in cups, compression fabric, and seemingly endless color options.

  • Size range: 2-26

I love Summersalt for its colorful suits and inclusive size range. Fortunately, many of the styles are big bust-approved, too. My DDD-cup breasts feel comfortable and supported in the brand’s The Perfect Wrap One-Piece. The compression fabric provides security – through ocean frolics and pool dives – while the built-in cups offer extra coverage. While I own the suit in Deep Sea (navy), I hope to add other colors and patterns to my collection, too. 

Standout review: “This fits me better than any other one piece I’ve tried. I was seriously shocked when I put it on. I am larger chested and it makes my boobs look great but also feels very secure, and the wrap feature is incredibly flattering. I’m going to need to buy a second in a different color.”

Read more in our full Summersalt review

Karla Colletto Twist Underwire One-Piece SwimsuitModel wearing a bright red one-piece swim suit.

Karla Colletto

This stretchy swimsuit – complete with supportive underwire cups and ruched detailing –  is well worth the splurge, IMHO.

  • Size range: 6-16

While they’re definitely pricey, I’ve worn all of my Karla Colletto suits for several years, making them well worth the splurge if you want one of the best swimsuits for DD+ cups that’ll last. The designer’s Twist Underwire One-Piece Swimsuit features a stretchy nylon-spandex blend with ruching on the top, a plunge neckline, and a scoop back. I especially love the underwire cups, which keep my boobs from spilling or sagging.

Standout review: “Classic and very comfortable. I have a larger bust and narrow hips, and it is impossible to find a one piece suit that can accommodate both! This one does. The fabric is very soft and the underwire nearly unnoticable. Perfect suit to give support and comfort at the same time.”

L Space Ribbed Phoebe One Piece SwimsuitModel wearing the black Phoebe Classic One-Shoulder Rib One-Piece Swimsuit.

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From the one-shoulder silhouette to the sultry cutouts, to the the ribbed fabric, there’s lots to love about this trend-forward one-piece.

  • Size range: XS-XL

I own many a one-piece swimsuits, but this one from L Space is among my most stylish. Its modern design features a one-shoulder silhouette complete with cut-out detailing, as well as a super-soft ribbed construction, which adds an extra-fashionable flair. Even better is the built-in bra, which offers coverage, shape, and security – ensuring I look and feel my best at all times. It looks so good, I’m even considering wearing it as a top on my Hawaii honeymoon next month. 

Standout review: “This suit fits perfectly on me and is good quality and very classy. I especially like that it holds me in and actually creates a nice waist for me. It’s high cut in the leg in front and makes my legs look longer. I only wish it had molded cups for more coverage, but that’s a personal preference. I am 5’6″ at 137lbs and normally an 8 or 10. The black 12 fits just right!”

Lively The Busty BraletteModel wearing a striped swimsuit top from Lively.

Lively

  • Size range: 1-3 (fits 30DD-40DD)

Lively modeled its “busty” bralette swim tops off its famous bralette for large cup sizes, and it’s one of the most comfortable bathing suits we’ve tested. The small strap connecting the two cups isn’t just aesthetic — it also offers support and keeps your chest in place.
The top also has adjustable straps and a hook-style clasp in the back. It’s available in prints and solid colors, and you can choose from a few bikini styles for the matching bottoms. The top comes in sizes 1, 2, or 3, each of which cover a range of sizes from 30DD to 40DD.

Standout review: “I HATE swimsuit shopping because nothing ever fits right until I tried this top. I’m between a 32D and 32DD and this fits like a dream. Good support for a swimsuit, doesn’t move out of place, and is holding up great!”

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