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Will the Itty Bitty Titty Committee please stand up?! Small-chested ladies, I’m talking to you! There are plenty of pros to having smaller boobs: the ability to go braless without anyone noticing, looking bomb in deep V necklines with zero fear of a nip slip, and the luxury of being able to easily find sports bras for small chests. The only issue, it seems, is avoiding ending up with a traditional low-support bra that looks more like a teen’s training bra than something fit for an adult. Admit it: you’ve got at least one of these unsightly sports bras pushed to the back of your drawer as you read this. Maybe more!
As a small-chested girl myself, I often pass lazy days with my girls hanging free, but when I want a little more support during errands or workouts, I opt for a comfortable, non-restrictive sports bra. My favorite kind of sports bra is one with a little bit extra length around the torso, so that it resembles a cute crop top more than a training bra. This silhouette allows me to move freely without worrying about how I’ll look if my shirt flops over my face during yoga or midway through the TikTok dance I’ve been trying to film all day. Longline bras also accentuates your waist, giving you a lil extra boost of confidence, should you need it.
That’s not to say I never wear a traditional sports bra, though. I have plenty, and I reach for these far more than my traditional bras, which might as well be gathering dust at this point. Viva la sports bra! If you’re also on Team Comfy, you’ll find that there’s a whole world of sports bras and supportive crop tops out there to make you feel like your best self. Read on to shop some of my faves.
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Sweaty Betty Mindful Seamless Yoga Bra
The soft fabric has natural antimicrobial properties, so you’ll stay fresh and supported throughout your entire workout in this sports bra from Sweaty Betty. And the crossover strappy back adds a sassy touch.
Athleta Conscious Crop
This piece looks more like a crop top than a traditional bra, thanks to the high neck and longer silhouette. Still, it offers enough support to not need another sports bra layered underneath.
Outdoor Voices Move Free Crop Top
Haven’t you heard? Pink is the perfect all-season color, so I’ll definitely be purchasing this lightweight, breathable piece to sweat in style. If you aren’t into pink, there are ten other color ways to choose from.
Calvin Klein Modern Cotton Bralette
Prioritizing athleisure looks over your next gym sesh? Who cares about support when you’re dressed like Hailey Bieber in this Calvin Klein bra (and you don’t really need it anyway)??
Free People Good Karma Sports Bra
The super soft fabric on this option from Free People’s FP Movement workout line is created with small cup sizes in mind. This sports bra will keep you in check thanks to the slightly thicker straps, but the deep v-neck design gives it serious style points.
Athleta Solace Printed Bra A-C
Athleta has a whole line of sports bras that are specifically designed for smaller cup sizes. This particular style is made from super breathable fabric that moves with you without feeling too constricting.
Year of Ours Gabriella Bra
When support isn’t really an issue, you can have some fun. The collared design on this sports bra means that will transition perfectly into your wardrobe after you leave the gym, but the lightweight ribbed knit fabric offers just enough support during your workout routine.
Hanes Compression Racerback Sports Bra
Hanes sports bras stretch over your head and keep the girls in place while you’re working out. This one in particular comes in ten basic colors so it will fit in seamlessly with the rest of the workout gear in your collection.