I have a few different wire-free bras and I would say this one is the most supportive because of the padding. Not too much padding but just enough to feel secure. I found the boning in the sides to be extremely uncomfortable but it is very easy to take out (sewn into a little sleeve pocket - you just have to make a cut and remove). I did find it to be sized smaller than my other bras. I normally wear a 40C and in this bra I needed a 42D.