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The Best Neutral & Nude Bras for Every Skin Tone

The push in recent years for more inclusive flesh-toned palettes is getting to a good place—even if it’s long overdue. From ballet slippers to Band-Aids, product designers have awoken to the fact that there’s more than one “nude.”

Now nude bras are never not important, but these neutrals become even more necessary in spring, when the layers come off and the clothes lighten up. They can make getting dressed as easy as a spring breeze.

“We have been passionate about inclusivity from the very beginning, and we’re not just talking about bra sizes and body shapes, we’re talking about body-shades, too,” the brand Freya shared with us in a statement. “We feel every woman should be able to find herself in our lingerie.”

Bare Necessities pulled together six of our most popular nude and neutral bras in the widest range of skin tones because once you find your perfectly true-to-you base layers you can do you: seamlessly, flawlessly, and confidently. Read on to discover the best neutral and nude bras for 2021.

Prima Donna Every Woman Collection (EU-sized bands 30-44, cups E-H)
As the name suggests, the Every Woman collection aims to offer more choices for finding the right nude shades for fuller-busted women. Choose from Ebony, Ginger, Light Tan or Pink Blush in both styles: The unlined, underwire Prima Donna Every Woman Seamless Bra feels and looks like a second skin (with a hint of shimmer for good measure);  the Prima Donna Every Woman Spacer T-Shirt Bra does more shaping with lightweight honeycomb-like, spacer-fabric cups.

Natori Feathers Plunge Bra (Bands 30-38, cups A-G)
Besides a bevy of gorgeous, fun colors, this beloved light-as-air T-shirt bra comes through in the size and complexion departments. Between Antique Pearl, Café, Cameo Rose, Cinnamon, Glow and Frosé, you can easily find a neutral hue that suits you and a bra you know you’re going to love.

Goddess Keira Satin Side Support Bra (Bands 34-46, cups DD-O)
Full busts and full figures should check out Keira, with her incomparable size range, unanimously positive reviews and feel-good price tag. Apart from the jewel-tone satins, you’ll also find beautiful neutrals like Chocolate, Cinnamon, Fawn and Nude. In the form of a full-coverage underwire bra with a five-part-cup.

Fantasie Fusion Side Support Bra (UK-sized bands 30-40, cups DD-HH)  
This best-selling bra recently expanded its neutral color profile beyond Sand to include Cinnamon and Coffee Roast. Its four-part, double-layer cups shape and support, bringing your chest front-and-center and, in semi-sheer microfiber, making it look effortless.

Freya Idol Balcony T-Shirt Bra (UK-sized bands 28-38, cups DD-HH)
Keep an eye out for more options in this top bra, a smooth T-shirt-friendly style. In Nude now, in short order it will also be available in other neutrals like Cinnamon and Coffee Roast (just like Fantasie Fusion, if you want to see what’s coming your way).

By Brooke Glassberg

Brooke is the editor of this here blog. In a previous life, she was an editor at Good Housekeeping and O, The Oprah Magazine. Brooke has written for Glamour, Travel+Leisure, New York Magazine and more. She’s into concerts, travel and her exceptionally adorable daughter and husband.