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The 10 best bikinis for big-busted women that won't make you look like a floating boob.

Finding a bikini you like is hard at the best of times, but it feels like even more of an impossible challenge when you’ve got big boobs.

Anything deep cut is indecent, all the “pretty” styles will cut your boobs in half making you look like you have four and just picking one off the rack based on your clothing size? Keep on dreaming.

If you do find one, prepare for it to be on the wrong side of frumpy or cost half your monthly rent.

Fortunately brands are (slowly) realising that women want a bikini that’s both supportive and stylish (shock horror!)

Here’s our round up of the best bikinis for big boobed women of all sizes.

1. ASOS FULLER BUST Sunshine Floral Print Deep Strap Crop Bikini Top $39.53 and matching high leg hipster bottoms, $27.67.

For when you don’t want a plain pair, these cheerful printed floral ones will do just nicely. The top is available from a 30DD to 38G and the crop top like fit means it’s perfect for more energetic activities. With adjustable straps and a tie front, you’ve got room to move – however I would recommend going a size up around the waist to ensure there’s ample material to cover all your bits!

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2. Target Blue Fusion top, $20 and matching bottoms, $15.

Fun fact: one of the best bikinis for my E boobs I ever got cost me less than $40 from Target. Look for bra-like styles that come in cup sizes with adjustable straps and you're guaranteed success. They'll generally have at least one standout option like this each collection. The print of this one is fun, plus the matching bottoms are reversible.

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3. Lilly and Lime Coral Balconette, $80, and Sunset Shell High Waisted Brief, $40

Bookmark this brand NOW. Created by two friends frustrated at the lack of stylish swimwear for those with bigger boobs, Lilly and Lime offers a fashionable, supportive and exciting range of colourful bikinis you can mix and match. Their coral balconette caters for D right through to G and their bottoms are available up to size 22.

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4. Seafolly F Cup Halter Bikini Top, $114.95, and Roll Top Boyleg Bikini Pant, $64.95.

Seafolly's D Cup plus range sits on the higher end of the price scale, but you'll get a good few years out of them. A nice black bikini set always comes in handy and this halter bikini top has a touch of style with the hook detailing while still remaining practical for more adventurous beachside activities.

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Image: Seafolly

5. Wolf and Whistle Super Push Up Bikini Top, $49.41, and hipster bikini bottoms, $23.72.

Channel your inner Baywatch with a killer red bikini. Wolf and Whistle cater from A right through to G cup and there's a range of mix and match options if you prefer your bottoms a little fuller (or briefer).

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6. Seafolly Spice Temple DD Bandeau Bikini Top, $119.95, and side ruched bikini bottoms, $74.95.

This exotic graphic designed bikini goes up to a size 18 and the bandeau top is supported by a clasp back. Now all you need is some hot weather and a body of water...

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Image: Seafolly

7. Sunseeker Budapest DD/E Cup Underwire Bra Top, $99.95 and matching mid rise pants, $79.95

Colour! Print! Support! Inclusive sizing! This bikini nails it all.

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8. Baku Boulevarde D/DD Bralette, $109.95,  and matching mid pant, $69.95.

If you like your swimwear more sporty and simplistic, look no further than this set from Baku. The cross straps at the back give you extra comfort and security and the neutral palette will remain fresh season after season.

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9. Elomi Indie H Cup Plunge Bra, $89.95, and matching mid rise brief, $64.95.

This H cup bikini top is available up to a size 20. Featuring cut out detailing around the cup, it's a go-to you'll be reaching for all summer.

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10. Sunseeker Coco Stripe D/DD Moulded Underwire Bra, $99.95, and matching mid rise pant, $79.95.

When it comes to swimwear, nautical is always a winner. This one has moulded cups for smooth shaping, clip back for security and a look that would fit right in in the French Riviera.

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