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Like snowflakes, no two breasts are the same. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and placements that (while beautifully unique) can make bra shopping difficult if you don’t know what you’re looking for. For women with wide-set breasts, the challenge of finding a perfectly fitting bra is even more tricky since not all bra styles offer the shape and support they need. That’s why we’ve put together our list of the best bras for wide-set breasts. Keep reading to find out our top bra styles and picks for wide-set breasts, plus key features to look for in a bra

But first, what are wide-set breasts?

Wide-set breasts are when your breasts point in different directions. They tend to splay outwards away from one another, creating a gap between the breasts, which can make it difficult to find the perfect bra. An easy way to see if you have wide-set breasts is to place your fingers flat on your sternum while standing braless. If you can fit more than 3 fingers across without touching any breast tissue, you have wide-set breasts.

Women with wide-set breasts may struggle to find a bra that provides enough (if any) cleavage. They can also struggle to find a comfortable fit because the bulk of their breast volume splays outward toward the outer edge of the cup, which can inevitably lead to gaping and spillage.

What to look for in a bra if you have wide-set breasts

Side supports

Because the bulk of the breast tissue sways outwards towards the sides of your bra, having a bra with good side supports is key. Side supports are great for women with wide-set breasts because they bring your breasts closer together and minimise the gaps between breasts. A plunge bra style will offer the best side supports, helping to centre your breasts.

Wide gore

When shopping for bras for wide-set breasts, look for styles with a wide gore (aka a wide band separating the bra cups). Essentially, wide gores work to fill the space between the cups creating a more balanced appearance. This feature is perfect for those with wide-set breasts because the cups will start where your breasts naturally start to minimise the probability of gaping.

What are the best bras for wide-set breasts?

Plunge Bras

Plunge bras are one of the best bra styles if you have wide-set breasts. This bra style has a lower neckline and angled cups, which help to pull the breasts closer together and enhance your cleavage. By bringing the breasts closer together and minimising the gap between them, a plunge bra helps create the look of rounder, fuller breasts. Because the bulk of the cup is centred on the outside of the breasts, it provides great coverage for wide-set breasts.


Bralettes are another good style for those with wide-set breasts. While bralettes might not be as supportive as other bra styles, it’s definitely one of the most comfortable. Underwired bras can be an uncomfortable option for women with wide-set breasts, so a wire-free option like a bralette might be a better choice. Bralettes are often made from a slim-fitted, stretchy material that hugs your breasts. The closely knit fabric minimises any gaping because the bra stretches and forms to your body.

Can you create cleavage if you have wide-set breasts?

This is the ultimate struggle for women with wide-set breasts, as they find it more difficult to find a bra that enhances their cleavage. But, with the right bra, you’ll be able to get the cleavage of your dreams! Push-up plunge bras are ideal for boosting the appearance of your cleavage because they simultaneously lift the breasts upwards and inwards. 

Women with wide-set breasts can also create cleavage by scooping and swooping the breasts inwards and upwards after putting on a bra. This helps move the breasts fully inside the cup, so the bra can better lift and centre the breasts.

Best bra solutions for wide-set breasts available at Bendon

Pleasure State My Fit Jacquard 200% Boost Push Up Plunge Bra

Ready to feel like your most confident, sexy self? The Pleasure State My Fit Jacquard 200% Boost Push-Up Plunge Bra is the perfect combination of a push-up bra and a plunge bra that gives women with wide-set breasts the cleavage of their dreams.

Why you’ll love it: 

This style is ideal for women with wide-set breasts who want to enhance their cleavage and achieve the appearance of fuller, rounder breasts. It’s great for those with small to medium-sized breasts since the 200% boost pads add 2 cup sizes with their incredible push-up technology. A secret service lining provides all-day hold and support while fully adjustable and detachable back straps let you customise your fit. 

★★★★★ Favourite Brand

“Love the fit of this bra for a small busted person like myself.” – Carol

★★★★★ Love it

“I love this bra, comfortable and feels sexy!” – Tayla

Lovable Sexy & Seamless Soft Cup Bra

A best-seller for a reason, the Sexy & Seamless Soft Cup Bra offers seamless support that is comfortable enough for all-day wear. Available from AA cup to 14/36 C.

Why you’ll love it:

What’s not to love about this soft cup bra? The seam-free fabric and seamless underband are smooth and comfortable on the skin while also minimising the appearance of bra lines under clothing. Moulded foam cups offer wire-free support, and the plunging neckline helps bring wide-set breasts closer together. The bra also comes with adjustable straps and back hook fastening so you can customise your fit.

★★★★★ Best Bra! 

“Nothing beats these loveable bras for a wireless support. I have worn this style for more than 10 years. I love it when new colours come out! I couldn’t find them for a while when my Myer closed, I’m so glad you sell them. Please never stop making and selling this Lovable style! Xx” – Naomi

★★★★★ Best bra

“Great comfortable bra for everyday wear. I have repurchased this over and over again.” –Susanna

★★★★★ Most Comfy Bra EVER!!!

“I love these bras, ever since breastfeeding through 4 children I have never wanted to go back to uncomfortable wired bras. This bra has all the comfort with all the support I need. It’s a no fuss work horse that’s my go-to bra every day.” – Eloise

me. by Bendon Captivate Me Soft Cup Bra

Who says you have to compromise sexiness for comfort? Not with the Captivate Me Soft Cup Bra, you don’t! This lacey bralette is so stunning and well-fitted that you’ll reach for it day after day.

Why you’ll love it:

Soft lace triangle cups provide support and perfectly hold wide-set breasts in place without the need for padding. A wide under bust and racer back detail adds additional support, while its wire-free design makes it oh-so-comfy for lounging or daily wear.

★★★★★ A supportive no wire bra! 

“I have 10DD boobs and struggle to find a no wire/ no padding bra that holds my boobs and sits well. Going to buy in all the colours!” – Gabriella

★★★★★ Great purchase

“Love this piece. [It] fits well and [is a] beautiful fabric and colour.”

Ready to shop bra solutions for wide-set breasts at Bendon?

We hope this blog post has helped you in your search for the best-fitting bra solutions for wide-set breasts. Remember, when in doubt, go for a plunge bra style since it will help centre the breasts and provide a natural lift. You can shop our selection of plunge bras available at Bendon.


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