In the Press


The Ultimate Guide to the Best Bras for Big Boobs
“Here, we’ve narrowed down the most beloved bras for busty ladies, according to five of the industry’s top experts: Lyn Lewis, CEO of Journelle; Jené Luciani, author of The Bra Book: The Fashion Formula to Finding the Perfect Bra; Heather Viskovic, Bare Necessities premium brands buyer; Cora Harrington, founder of The Lingerie Addict blog; and Jenny Altman, founder of intimates website I Love a Good.”
– March 2018

The Best Bras for Small Breasts: How to Shop for Lingerie
Glamour polled some of the best petite lingerie experts in the biz for their tips and tricks for finding that long-desired fit. They reminded us of the importance of getting fit regularly and not simply picking out the same size because you’ve worn it before (these can vary among brands!), but also offered some interesting tidbits and suggestions for bra shopping when you have small boobs.”
– March 2018

16 Cool Things You Need To Click On Today
“Speaking of cute suits, I’m going on a beach vacation in just a few weeks (ahhh!), so I’m definitely in the market for a couple of new ones, and Bare Necessities has a bunch of good stuff right now. (Side note: I love that much of what they carry comes in bra sizes!)”
– February 2018

If You’re a Busty Woman, You Need This Model’s Bra Advice
“The company Bare Necessities has a lot of different options; it sells different brands, and I think that’s a cool place to stop by as well,” said model Precious Lee.
– February 2018

Help! I need a new bra!
“Whatever your size, bra shopping is no fun. Our Textiles pros to the rescue – we’ve rated dozens to bring you pretty, comfy picks you’ll want to wear every day!”
– February 2018

The Best Places to Shop for Lingerie, Bras, and Underwear
“Bare Necessities: As the name suggests, pretty much all first layers are covered here: underwear, activewear, swimwear, and shapewear. There are more than 200 brands on the roster, offering everything from Wacoal minimizers to Bracli pearl thongs.”
– December 2017

Top 100 Lingerie Blogs And Websites For Lingerie Lovers
The Best Lingerie blogs from thousands of top Lingerie blogs in our index using search and social metrics.
– December 2017

A Week of Outfits: April Kae
“When I was 15, we had to go to the suburbs to the one store that sold bras in our size. Now, I buy mine online at Bare Necessities — this is the best T-shirt bra ever.”
– October 2017

6 One-Piece Swimsuits for Big Busts That Are Anything but Frumpy
“Whether their swimsuits kept my boobs lifted, made them look smaller, or both, these brands totally get me—and if your body is built anything like mine, they’ll get you, too. Read on to find out which brands made the cut.”
– August 2017

Fall’s Top Trends (and the Bras You Need For Them!)
“Every year during Fashion Week, I love predicting which of the styles parading down the runways will have the staying power to remain fresh in the six months between the shows and the actual season, and which of the sometimes over the top trends will translate into real life.” – August 2017

I Found the Holy Grail of Strapless Bras for Bigger Cup Sizes
“We tried on over 15 strapless bras so you don’t have to!”
– July 2017

The Financial Burden of Having Bigger Breasts
“If you don’t want to spend $70 on a DD bra you wear every day, the internet is the way to go.”
– July 2017

Rule The Pool! – Swimwear Trends 2017
Says Ms. Puma: “Right now there are so many hot trends: High necks, one-pieces, sexy swimwear with sheer or mesh inserts, cut outs, lace-up detailing, and then also big plunge V-necks. High-waist nautical is always popular in swimwear and never goes out of style in this category.” – July 2017

Editor’s Picks
“Whether you’re at the beach or traveling the world, I have some summer favorites that will have you drooling. Here’s a little inspiration for the perfect, enviable summer moment that will have your Instagram followers going gaga!”
– July 2017

Best Birthday Freebies
“Bare Necessities e-mail subscribers receive a 20 percent off coupon for their next purchase, mailed during their birth month.”
– July 2017

Forget Nude, Red Bras Are Invisible Under White Shirts
“We tested this genius fashion hack on five skin tones.”
– July 2017

Bombshell on the Beach
“Want to show a little skin? This two-piece in a classic gingham print has slimming, colorblock details and just enough coverage.” – July 2017

17 Insanely Cute Swimsuits For the Girls With the Big Boobs
“Because string bikinis are not made for all.”
– June 2017

9 Stylish Swimwear Brands That Cater to Busty Gals
“Long known for their great lingerie, Panache also offers swim that fits D to H cups. This floral Elle Bandeau Bikini Top ($20-$70) and Classic Bikini Bottom ($36) combo is vacay-approved.” – June 2017

Now Wear This: Swimsuits
“Ready to make some waves? Just grab your SPF and snag one of these on-trend styles.” – June 2017

The Perfect Maternity Bralette for Each Trimester
“A bra is a 24/7 necessity now, so you will finally understand why women everywhere love sleep bras. Your goal: something firm with stretch, like this Cake Lingerie Sugar Candy Wire-Free Nursing Bra.” – June 2017

Summer’s Best Swimsuits: Top Two-Pieces
“These fun separates offer strategic support even for the bikini-shy.”
– June 2017

I’ve Finally Found a Cute Swimsuit That Won’t Fall Off When I Swim
“Crafted with big-chested women in mind—the top to this suit is available for every size from 30 to 38, with cup sizes from D to J, and the bottoms range in sizes from an XS to an XXXL. It also helps that everyone hearts retro florals.” – May 2017

20 Great Brands Making Bathing Suits for Women With Big Boobs
“If you’re a woman with big boobs, finding a bathing suit that’s sized properly is, honestly, harder than it sounds. And for many who have D+ cup sizes, Victoria’s Secret has been a haven for finding supportive swimwear. That is, until this year, when the national lingerie retailer decided to nix its swimwear, clothing, and accessories collections. With one major swim line down, we did a deep dive on where women with larger chests can find sleek, comfortable (and sexy) swimwear. From independent designers like Samantha Pleet and Freya to mass retailers like Topshop and Target, we found the best brands to try out this summer.” – May 2017

23 Sexy Swimsuits That Will Make You Love Your Body
“Behold: the planet’s most flattering bathing suits. The top comes in extended bra sizes and the side-tie bottom is fully adjustable. Plus: total cuteness!”  – May 2016

Strapless Bra Road Test—Do They Really Work?
“This corset-style bra seemed a little formal to most, but gave great support for boobs of all sizes through jumping jacks and more. The bra itself was fairly thick, so the testers recommended it for dresses in thicker or more structured material. The only complaints were that it was a little tough to get on and squeezed at belly fat. “Highly recommend!” says 32DD.” – July 2015