Shapewear for dummies...Your guide to the latest trends in Shapewear
Posted on October 05 2016
Remember that moment in Bridget Jones when Renee Zellweger had to make the decision between the scary, huge, pants and the sexy black ones? Those scary pants helped Bridget to bag Daniel Cleaver (against her better judgement, may I add) but nonetheless, she did look amazing in that gold dress.
If you’ve got a big event coming up and you want a little something extra to help you look and feel your best, there’s no harm in using high-tech fabrics and clothing designed to give yourself a helping hand and a super sleek silhouette. Although shapewear has been around for centuries, it has recently made it's way into pop culture. Celebrities are practically bragging about their use of shapewear and Kim Kardashian has basically started wearing her shapwear on the outside of her clothes. In fact the recent Yeezy Season 4 Show at the New York Fashion Week featured models wearing Body Shapers, talk about fashion forward.
While shapewear isn’t a requirement for dressing well, if you’re feeling bloated or not as firm as you’d like, a good bodysuit or pair of control pants can help boost your confidence and make you feel better while wearing your favorite dress. Here’s a quick overview of some various shapewear styles that might make an appearance in your closet:
Shapewear comes in a variety of intensities and we have them all, From a light seamless control all the way to Maximum control and everything in between.
The Bodysuit Body Shaper (Firm Control)
For a quick lift, bodies and body shapers are the way forward. They may look a little like a swimsuit, but trust me when I say they’re very, very different! Bodysuits help to smooth out your stomach, lift your bosom, make your bum look perky and create a smooth silhouette – all in one! They are perfect for wearing under almost any outfit from trousers and tops, to shorts and tanks, to dresses and skirts. This Particular item is considered "Firm Control" and comes in various length all the way down to your knees or even a thong version if you want something a little less intense you might want to try some of our medium options or perhaps even the light. Firm & Extra Firm Control options are best for Post Surgical Compression as well as Post Partum when you need the most help holding everything in.
The Latex Body Shaper (Extra Firm Control)
High power design bodysuit shaper combines the best of two garments - it provides power tummy control with latex & powerSlim™ and in a best-selling style. Cotton lining on the inside protects skin from latex. Effortlessly accentuates your curves and reduces your waist, back, and entire tummy, shapes your hips and has a special cut on the rear to enhance the natural shape. Strapless design with anti-slip grip lining allows for versatility and movement with complete comfort. Shape your body with the best quality for a sensational figure. The Latex in this style boosts the control level to EXTRA Firm. This item is all wonderful for Post Partum and Post surgical patients.
Looking for something a little less intense? Perhaps an item from our Light or Medium Control collections would be better for you. These are the most seamless and discreet items we have to offer and are undetectable under almost any clothing. Items from this collection can also be used to intensify your workouts by wearing them while exercising and helping to enhance that thermogenic effect.
Seamless Thermal Weightloss Bodysuit (Medium Control)
The Seamless Thermal Action Weight Loss Hourglass Bodysuit is designed to offer an all-in-one solution for some of the most important body-image challenges that women of all sizes and body shapes have to face! The thermal active compressive design, of this seamless microfiber bodysuit, helps your body burn fat faster, and it helps eliminate toxins at an accelerated rate. And it does so while allowing your skin to breathe and you to be comfortable and supported in key areas!
The hourglass-figure is sculpted using medium compression and your body’s natural curves! The invisible control bands have the advantage of lifting the bottom and bust, while flattening the abdomen, back, hips and thighs. And since this bodysuit is the gift that keeps on giving, it also corrects your posture, offering back support and making you look instantly slimmer and taller!
This bodysuit is not only great for working out. Its perfect to wear under the tightest of dresses to make you look slimmer instantly.
High Waist Body/Rear Shaper (Light Control)
Invisible SkinFuse™ open-bust bodysuit that comfortably controls your entire torso and thighs. Free of control in rear to avoid flattening it. No seams for an invisible effect under clothing. This style is great for shapewear beginners or for those needing less control. We have several different bodies available in light control
So if you are looking to recover from Pregnancy or Plastic Surgery or just need something to wear to your wedding or special occasion we have something for everyone and every type of body. Shop our extensive line of shapewear for all of your needs or if you are local in the Bay Area area please visit us to browse our entire collection! 706 Main Street Pleasanton, Ca 94566
Or if you would like some assistance in making your selection online. Give us a call, one of our curvologists will be happy to assist you 1-844-552-4475