Best Bras: Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2016 Bra Picks


Hello everyone!  It's that time of year again.  The Anniversary Sale is about to start and when I used to work at Nordstrom years ago, this was the craziest time of the year.  You can get brand new Fall fashion up to 40% off!  This is the TIME to stock up on the best bras for the year.

I gathered up my favorite best bra picks for this year's sale, and there's a lot of them.  FYI, if you're a Nordstrom card holder you can get early access and buy your stuff NOW!  If you're not a cardmember, you can apply here, or wait until July 22nd when it's open to the public.  Prices go up August 7th!  Happy shopping!


Soft Cup Bras

Chantelle Rive Gauche Underwire Bra $57.90– Want a bra that is beautiful, full coverage, going to shape and minimize you?  This bra is the one for you!  I need to mention that this bra is super de duper comfy and the lace is super soft.  Comes in 32-44 band size and C-H cup size.

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Chantelle C Magnifique Underwire Bra $44.90- A web of tonal floral-patterned satin offers lustrous contrast to the cups of this underwire bra that smoothly shapes the figure as it lifts and supports. Comes in 32-42 band size and D-H cup size.

Wacoal Awareness Bra $42.90– This bra is by far the best selling and most favorite among all of my clients for small and larger busted women.  It’s super comfortable, gives you a great smooth shape, has a thick band in the back and nice padded straps.  The jacquard material hides the nipple problem.  It’s pretty much amazing.  Come in 32-42 band size and C-H cup size.

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Chantelle Merci Demi Bra- $51.90 Lacy lotus-blossom petals and scalloped trim define a sheer demi-cup bra with contrast-stitched straps. Softly rounded, low-profile cups with a vertical seam provide pretty, natural shaping under dramatic necklines. Comes in 32-38 band size B-G cup size.

Elomi Caitlyn Underwire Bra $35.90– This is my #1 bra for my bra fitting clients who are G+ cup sizes.  It provides great support, and with the three piece cup will give you amazing shape.  Comes in 34-44 band size and E-K cup size.

Elomi Morgan Underwire Bra- $43.90 Three-section underwire cups provide lift, shape and support for this full-figure bra traced in stretchy lace that smoothes and enhances your natural curves. Comes in 34-42 band size and F-H cup size. 

Molded Cup Bras

Natori Feathers Contour Bra- $44.90- Dainty lace trims a deeply plunging underwire bra designed with lightly padded cups.  This is my favorite and best bra for women who have a small cup size and who don't have full breasts.  Comes in 30-38 band size and D-G cup size.

Natori Pure Luxe T-Shirt Bra- $47.90 A newer version of the Natori Lace Body Double Underwire Bra, this comfortable T-shirt bra offers the same great support with narrower lace straps and less coverage at the top of the cup for a more modern look. The contoured underwire cups—cast in an ultra-smooth stretch fabric—create a naturally rounded, line-free silhouette that disappears beneath clothing. Comes in 32-38 band size and B-G cup size. 

Wacoal Lace Finesse Molded T-Shirt Bra $42.90- Beautiful lace smoothly overlays a plunging underwire bra with molded stretch-foam cups with a smooth fit that's ideal under a tee or clingy knits. The molded cups lift, support and shape a natural, rounded silhouette for an average to full bust. Comes in 32-38 band size and C-G cup size.

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Chantelle Merci T-Shirt Bra- $48.90 Crush-resistant and breathable spacer cups define an everyday T-shirt bra that's perfect for packing. A stretchy lace band offers comfortable support while contrast stitching along the split spaghetti straps gives a distinctive finish. Comes in 30-40 band size and C-G cup size.

Natori Hidden Glamour Contour Underwire Bra $46.90- Sheer scalloped trim accents a full-coverage contour bra that features molded underwire cups to shape and support for all-day comfort and a pretty, natural silhouette. One of my clients favorite bra!  Comes in 32-38 band size and B-G cup size.

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Wacoal Basic Beauty Underwire Molded Cup Bra- $32.90 Seamless cups with an inner sling offer smooth support under close-fitting fabrics. Comfortable V-shaped back features adjustable straps that stay in place and won't show under sleeveless styles.  Comes in 32-44 band size and C-H cup size.

Wacoal Underwire Lace Contour Bra- $39.90 Lustrous retro-inspired embroidery and a pleated front bow accent a contour T-shirt bra designed with molded foam cups for a smooth, seamless look under clothes. Comes in 30-38 band size and B-H cup size.

Natori Disclosure Convertible Underwire Bra- $41.90 Natural tulle between the lace-trimmed cups of an ultra-light underwire bra disappears against the skin, creating a flawless finish under low-cut tops. For added versatility, the thin straps can be worn traditionally, crisscrossed or halter style. Comes in 32-38 band size and A-DD cup size. 

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Natori Pure Allure Full Figure Underwire Bra- $46.90 Scalloped lace trim adds undeniable allure to a plunging underwire bra with mesh-overlay cups that ensure comfortable, uplifting support.  Comes in 32-44 band size and D-H cup size. 

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Calvin Klein Perfectly Fit Push Up Bra- $29.90 The molded foam cups of a quintessential Calvin Klein microfiber bra create a smooth, natural shape with just the right amount of cleavage-boosting lift.  Comes in 30-36 band size and A-C cup size.

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DKNY Signature Lace Unlined Underwire Bra- $25.90 Charming floral lace covers a supportive underwire bra designed to enhance your natural shape and accommodate a variety of necklines.  Comes in 32-38 band size and B-DD cup size.


Honeydew Skinz Soft Cup- $15.90 Supersoft microfiber provides a comfortable fit for this lightly supportive bra designed with wireless soft cups and a cleavage-enhancing scooped neck. Comes in Small, Medium, Large.

Nordstrom Seamless Bra- $17.90 This comfortable, everyday wireless bra features a seamless design that ensures a smooth, no-show fit beneath other layers.

Hanky Panky Retro Soft Cup Bralette- $35.90 A retro-inspired bralette fashioned from Hanky Panky's signature stretch lace is styled with seamed two-part cups that offer light support for smaller figures.

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Free People Wrap It Up Bralette- $31.90 Fresh floral prints pretty up this soft bralette made with a wrap-style front and strappy banded back.

Sports Bras

Chantelle High Impact Sports Bra- $47.90 Get maximum support for the highest-impact activities in a highly structured microfiber sports bra built with a flexible underwire. The three-part foam-lined cups ensure minimal movement and bounce, while an additional support panel beneath the cups anchors the bra for a snug, no-slip fit.  Comes in 30-42 band size and C-H cup size.

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Zella Sirsasana Sports Bra- $31.90 Get the most from your yoga class with this stretch-knit bra featuring a mesh-inset racerback so you stay cool, while the strappy open design helps to enhance your reach and range of motion. Seamed front construction offers lightweight and comfortable support.

Moving Comfort Fiona Sports Bra- $32.90 A long run or intense aerobics class is no match for the gravity-defying support of an encapsulating compression bra with molded cups, trimmer straps, and an open back that works under leotards.  Comes in 30-40 band size and B-DD cup size.

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Zella Pulse Sports Bra- $24.90 A medium-impact sports bra made in moisture-wicking fabric is knit with four-way stretch and dries quickly to keep you cool and dry throughout workouts. Contoured seams, a strappy crisscrossed back and removable soft cups ensure a secure, streamlined fit. Comes in S-XL.

Wacoal Sports Bra- $42.90 A soft and supportive sports bra is fashioned with wide shoulder straps and a powerful exterior underwire for an exceptionally secure and comfortable fit. Moisture-wicking fabric keeps skin cool and dry.  Comes in 32-40 band size and C-G cup size.

Panache Underwire Sports Bra- $47.90 An underwire sports bra designed specifically for larger busts has molded, seamed cups that separate and support without compression for an exceptionally comfortable fit, no matter what your sport.  Comes in 30-40 band size and D-J cup size.

Le Mystere Hi-Impact Sports Bra- $40.90 Designed for fuller figures, this sleek microfiber sports bra offers confident support with its hidden lightweight foam pads, cushioned underwire, padded shoulder straps, power-mesh wings and smoothing leotard back.  Comes in 32-40 band size and C-G cup size.

I hope you find this extremely helpful!  I love putting together these shopping guides each year!

For those of you who live in Utah, I'm hosting a Bra Fitting Event on Friday July 22nd from 6-9 p.m. at the City Creek Nordstrom located at 55 W Temple.  Come get a free 15 minute bra fitting from one of the bra fitters, shop the sale, meet me, and have a blast!  Look forward to seeing you all there!