Balconette Bra FAQs
What is a balconette bra?
A balconette bra, otherwise known as a balcony bra, has less coverage than a full-cup bra but still offers excellent support. It gives you a more rounded look with lower-cut cups, and the straps are typically wider to provide an upward lift.
Demi and balconette bras are similar in style. However, a balconette bra typically offers slightly less coverage than a demi bra.
Our collection includes several styles of balconette bras, including strapless balconettes and push-up bras.
Who should wear a balconette bra?
Balconette bras are generally best suited for women with round, athletic, and teardrop-shaped breasts. A balconette shelf bra is the best option if you want a lifted look with your bra. That's because they create fullness on the top of the breasts, making your shape appear perkier.
Balconette bras provide a decent amount of cleavage, which is also something to keep in mind. Our latest selection includes balconette bra options for women with both small and large breasts.
Finding your right bra style can be difficult and downright frustrating. If you need help, you can use our free Style Connect service to consult one of our experts. Depending on your needs and breast shape, they can help you find the right style..
Our bra sizes typically range in band size from 32-44 and in cup size from A to H. You can use our detailed chart for help finding your exact size.
Can balconette bras be worn every day?
You can definitely wear balconette bras every day. They're comfortable, flexible, and versatile and can easily be styled under t-shirts, dresses, sweaters, and anything else in your closet.
A balconette bra is also a great alternative to a padded push-up bra, and it still provides excellent coverage and support but without all the uncomfortable padding. Because these bras offer less coverage than a traditional bra, strapless balconette bras are perfect for low-cut shirts and plunging dresses.
Balconette bras are versatile enough for all of life's occasions, whether you're going to work or happy hour drinks. Shop our collection now to find a style that suits you.
Are Soma balconette bras comfortable?
Our balconette shelf bras are made from butter-soft materials that feel amazing on your skin. We've made sure our entire selection of bras is comfortable enough to wear for long periods without digging into your shoulders.
Some of our balcony bras have seamless edges that sit close to your skin to eliminate lines and bumps, while others are unlined for ultimate comfort. Don't forget to also shop our collection of panties to find a matching set.