The 30 Most Flattering Swimsuits For Women With A Small Bust

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From one small-chested woman to another, I know how hard it can be to find the perfect swimsuit that flatters smaller boobs. While there are many brands that create amazing swimwear, not all of them look good on small-busted gals. So, if you’re struggling to find what you need, take a look at our guide to 30 chic swimsuits for small busts.

While you can always turn to a padded bikini, there are many other factors that can make you feel more confident in your frame, ranging from different styles, cuts, and designs that can enhance your overall mood and appearance. In this round-up, we’ll share our favorite bikinis and one-piece swimsuits to enhance your assets, but before that, let’s talk a little about what to look for when choosing a swimsuit.

What To Look For In Swimsuits For A Small Bust

With the rise of K-pop and the move towards a more body-positive, more accepting world of all bodies, we’ve also seen more models and celebrities with small chests, such as Lily Collins and Cindy Kimberly flaunt their natural bodies.

Chic and feminine padded bikini for small chested women
Via Montce

These women have made it cool to wear whatever bikini style you want with a small bust, and the connotation of having a small chest isn’t necessarily a bad thing. However, if you want to create the illusion of a bigger bosom or find a swimsuit that flatters your body type to its fullest potential, here are a few tips.

1. Padding

Padding is the most obvious thing to look for if you want to add a cup size or two. Opt for understated styles with removable padding if you’re looking for a small lift, or go for swimsuits with pronounced push-up inserts for a more dramatic effect.

2. Underwire Support

Underwire swimsuits are particularly flattering, as they lift up your girls and make them appear slightly fuller. 

3. Ruffles, Embellishments & Ruching

If you have a small chest, swimsuits with added drama are your friend, as they create extra volume that’s flattering on a smaller figure. The embellishments can be anywhere – directly on the chest or on the shoulders.

Now, with these tips in mind, let’s jump into our favorite swimsuits for small boobs, ranging from push-up styles to chic bandeau tops and one-piece swimsuits with plunging necklines. There’s a swimsuit for every personal style, we can promise you that!

The Best Swimsuits For Small Busts

Cute pink floral print bikini for flat chested girls
1. Sabal Swim Cleavage-Enhancing Seaside 2.0 Bikini Top


Sabal Swim’s cleavage-enhancing bikini tops have a well-deserved #1 spot on our list. The entire brand is built for women with small breasts ranging from AA to B, and all of their swimsuits are constructed with patent-pending sewn-in silicone boosters to give your girls a flattering enhancement. Plus, their designs are so cute!

$96 at Sabal Swim

Hot pink push-up bikini for small bust
2. Calzedonia Indonesia Soft Graduated Padded Push-up Swimsuit


If you’re looking for extra boost, Calzedonia has many chic swimsuit designs with a push-up effect that looks incredibly flattering. We Love the Indonesia swimsuit in hot pink, but this syle is also available in 6 other colors.

$40 at Calzedonia

Black loop bikini for flat chest
3. Luli Fama Double Loop Bandeau Bikini Top


This padded bikini is great for anyone looking for a trendy bikini with statement details. It has boned sides to help shape your girls and comes with a detachable halterneck for more variety.

$104 at Revolve

White 3D Rose swimsuit.
4. Same Rose One Piece


We are in love with this beautiful 3D rose-embellished one piece. Floral appliqué swimsuits have been trending this season, so why not get one that has the most flattering fit for a small bust?

$325 at Same

Ruffled burnt orange bikini for small breasts
5. Andrea Iyamah Liva Ruffled Bikini Top


Ruffles are your friend! While this bikini isn’t padded, the embellishments add volume in all the right places.

$117.5 at Anthropologie

Chic light blue swimsuit for a small chest
6. Montce Hayden Bikini Top


Not only does this best-selling retro-inspired bikini have light padding and a built-in push-up effect, but it’s also ruched – so flattering.

$152 at Montce

Feminine lemon print underwire bikini top with bow detail
7. Capittana Lina Lemon Vichy Underwire Bikini Top


This lemon-print bikini may just be the cutest bikini on this list. The underwire adds structure, while the bow details add a feminine touch that deflects attention from your chest.

$90 at Bloomingdale’s

Cream underwire swimsuit for small breasts
8. Belle the Label Oracle Bikini Top


While unpadded, this underwire bikini has ruched detailing that looks good on a smaller chest. Choose between cream, sage green, lavender and hot pink.

$142 at Revolve

Chic double bikini in black and gold
9. Same Double Layer Triangle Top


We love the look of this double bikini set, with the triangle style providing a slight push-up effect, while the underwire cups lift your girls. We love the gold and black combination the most, but the brand offers other more vibrant variations too.

$120 at Same

Royal blue triangle bikini for small boobs
10. Sabal Swim Cleavage-Enhancing Seaside 2.0 Bikini Top 


Much like the first bikini from Sabal Swim, this bust-enhancing bikini has all the details that you want: built-in cups and a flattering, cleavage-boosting cut.

$96 at Sabal Swim

Reversible high-waisted swimsuit with ruffle detail
11. Johanna Ortiz Yupanqui Reversible Bikini Top


Johanna Ortiz is known for using big ruffle details in her swimwear and RTW pieces, but the Yupanqui top is quite special. It’s reversible, so you get two looks in one swimsuit; orange and burgundy.

$350 at Nordstrom

Black push-up bikini
12. Calzedonia Super Padded Push-Up Swimsuit Top Indonesia Eco


If you’re looking for serious padding that rivals Victoria’s Secret bombshell bra’s, Calzedonia has you covered with their Super Padded Push-Up swimsuits, available in black and white.

$40 at Calzedonia

Red padded bikini for small breasts
13. Beach Riot Sophia Bikini Top


This classy swimsuit comes with lightly padded cups and matching high-waited bottoms, which cinch in your waist and help to achieve a more hourglass-looking frame.

$118 at Revolve

Black and white contrast bikini with padding for small boobs
14. L*Space Hazel Bikini Top


This teeny tiny bikini top has a modern look that’s perfect for smaller busts. It comes with removable cups, which are great for a bit of shaping.

$92 at Revolve

Yellow canary stripe underwire bustier bikini
15. Montce Bustier Bikini Top


While the model wearing this swimsuit is definitely above a B cup, this doesn’t mean that the underwire design of this bustier doesn’t flatter small bust sizes. The bikini has molded cups with light padding, as well as removable shoulder straps for added versatility.

$150 at Montce

Black and white 3D rose applique bikini for small boobs
16. Same Rose Bandeau Top


If the 3D rose one-piece we featured previously wasn’t quite your style, but you love feminine embellishments, try the Rose Bandeau Top from Same. Available in 7 colors, it’s hard to decide which one we love the most.

$150 at Same

Light pink padded bikini for small breasts with pretty floral details
17. Calzedonia Honolulu Padded Push-Up Floral Swimsuit Top


This beautiful floral appliqué bikini has light padding and such a beautiful design! The shoulder straps can be worn hooked into the back of the bikini or as a halterneck.

$60 at Calzedonia

Hot pink one piece swimsuit with belt
18. Simkhai Noa Belted One Piece


Belted swimsuits are great for those days when you feel a little bloated or need a bit of extra help to appear slimmer. This one piece has built-in underwire cups with padding, which makes it small-boob-friendly, too.

$195 at Revolve

Cute light pastel pus-up bikini from Victoria's Secret
19. Victoria’s Secret Swim Removable Push-Up Bikini Top


Seeing Victoria’s Secret on this list should come as no surprise; after all, even after their re-brand, they are most famous for their push-up bras. This mix-and-match style bikini top comes in multiple prints, and is currently retailing for just $17.99.

$17.99 at Victoria’s Secret

Chic ruffle one piece swimsuit with puffy sleeves
20. Tularosa Giamina One Piece


Direct attention away from the chest with ruffles on your shoulders. Plus, this gorgeous swim number from Revolve doubles up as a summer top!

$158 at Revolve

Bright orange balconette swimsuit for flat chested women
21. Sabal Swim Push-Up Montauk Balconette Bikini Top 


As we mentioned previously, Sabal Swim specializes in swimsuits made for cup sizes AA to B that elevate and enhance smaller breasts. This underwire balconette-style top is another best-selling style from the brand that we think you’ll love.

$77.99 at Sabal Swim

White push-up bikini
22. Beach Riot Blair Bikini Top


Beach Riot’s best-selling Blair bikini is unpadded but features a lifting underwire design, ribbed fabric and feminine shoulder details. Choose between white, navy, orange and bright green, and wear it with the matching cheeky bikini bottoms.

$118 at Revolve

23. Montce Padded Elany Bikini Top


Pale yellow and tanned skin are a match straight out of the Amalfi coast. Not only does the color enhance the look of your summer skin, but this trendy design with a front knot detail also keeps your girls elevated.

$138 at Montce

Light blue floral print feminine push-up bikini
24. Calzedonia Atene Padded Push-Up Swimsuit Top


We love the feminine style of this Calzedonia bikini top! Not only is it underwired, but it also has light padding, a cute print, ruching and tie-up straps – what more could you want?

$60 at Calzedonia

White underwire one piece swimsuit
25. Same Gold Chain One Piece


If you’re looking for a one-piece swimsuit that is slightly risque but incredibly stylish, Same has you covered with their gold chain embellished swimsuit.

$285 at Same

Royal blue underwire bikini
26. Natasia Swim Underwire Bikini Top


Natasia’s underwire bikini is an excellent option for a bit of added color; the design is available in rich royal blue, magenta, and cherry red. Wear it with matching bottoms, or color block with a different style.

$70 at Revolve

Hot pink and orange underwire bikini
27. Seafolly Coco Beach Bustier Bikini Top


We love the sunset-inspired color scheme on this Seafolly bikini! The Coco Beach bustier is made from trendy terrycloth fabric that’s quite similar to the feel of Hunza G’s designs, but with added shaping and support.

$118 at Revolve

Victoria's Secret light blue push-up bikini
28. Victoria’s Secret Swim Removable Push-Up Bikini Top


When you need a little extra oomph, Victoria’s Secret has your back. Choose between six different styles of swim bottoms to match this affordable bikini top.

$17.99 at Victoria’s Secret

Feminine floral print underwire bikini top
29. Montce Underwire Dainty Bikini Top


This feminine bikini features a flattering scoop-neck detail, a cute print, adjustable straps and an underwire detail for a small lift. If you love the cut but not the print, choose from the 36 other designs, ranging from bold prints to solid colors(yes, you read that right!).

$132 at Montce

Black and white double bikini
30. L*Space Fused Finneas Bikini Top


We’re seeing more and more brands creating their versions of layered bikinis this year, and while you can DIY the look with an existing pair of triangle bikinis, if you’re looking for a small-boob-friendly option with padding, the Finneas bikini is a great choice.

$106 at Revolve

 


We hope that you found the perfect bikini or one-piece to add to your swimsuit collection from this round-up, whether you were looking for underwire styles, swimwear with plunge necklines, bandeau bikinis or something else! To browse more swimsuit styles we love, check out the articles below.

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