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"In the beginning, shapewear used to be too tight and it would push the fat in the wrong way, which was just not flattering," says Los Angeles celebrity stylist Sophia Banks-Coloma. "I remember going on a date and thinking I had food poisoning because I was wearing bad shapewear. I had to remove it in the bathroom."


As long as you wear it properly, shapewear should be relatively comfortable. "There are different levels. It can be ultra or light slimming," says Milena Joy, an image consultant in Denver. "You don't have to wear something that will totally change your shape. You can choose what spots, to target just your thighs, butt, stomach, or multiple areas."


Although you can buy shapewear online, it's worth it to go to a store to try on several brands and styles. If you're buying for a specific dress or outfit, bring it with you. A quick hip and waist measurement can help you make sure you're looking at the right size, Banks-Coloma says.


Going down a shapewear size, however, won't help you zip yourself into a smaller dress. "Women sometimes try to size down to add extra firmness," Joy says. "But that makes you look bigger because it can cause bulges, and it can be uncomfortable."


Too-tight shapewear may lead to health problems, says neurologist Orly Avitzur, MD, medical advisor for Consumer Reports. "Any time we put on really tight garments we take the risk of compressing organs or nerves."


Avitzur says that in her practice, she has had patients complain of tingling and numbness in the front to outer thigh region, from hip to knee. Avitzur has traced the cause back to restrictive clothing like shapewear or skinny jeans.


That trend may be better left in Hollywood, Avitzur says. "Special events are meant to be enjoyed, and that's hard to do if your garments are squeezing you like a vise." Layering shapewear makes compressing nerves or organs more likely, she says.


If you wear shapewear every day, pay close attention to how comfortable you are. "If you're afraid to go to the bathroom because your shapewear is difficult to remove, you might be putting yourself at risk of a UTI [urinary tract infection]," Avitzur says.


If you're pregnant, you might want to check with your doctor about whether you can use special maternity shapewear. It may actually help you feel better, says ob-gyn Laura E. Riley, MD, medical director of Labor and Delivery at Massachusetts General Hospital and author of You and Your Baby: Pregnancy.


"Maternity shapewear is fine for women to wear daily if they are comfortable," Riley says. "It should help for women with varicose veins, which can be uncomfortable when standing, and it should provide support to lift the uterus off the cervix and ease pain [if the pelvis becomes misaligned]."


"Start with the basics like a mid-thigh shaper, a slip dress, and then add something more specialized like underwear," Joy says. "You can build your shapewear wardrobe as you would build a regular wardrobe."


Tights. This is a great place to start with shapewear, Banks-Coloma says. You can choose options that slim the whole leg, or the thighs, rear, hips, and waist. They smooth out panty lines, and there are butt-boosting styles. In the past, waist bands might have rolled over, but that shouldn't be an issue anymore, Banks-Coloma says.


If you have yet to unlock the magic that is shapewear, prepare to have your world rocked. It's like someone took an iron to you and smoothed out every lump you have. It's like Photoshop for your living, breathing, three-dimensional body. It works so well that most celebrities wear shapewear on the red carpet. I'm trying not to oversell it, but we are talking about the product that made Spanx founder Sara Blakely the world's youngest self-made female billionaire.


There's just one problem with this genre of wonder-garments: shapewear has gotten so popular that it now comes in a seemingly endless array of styles and fabrics. How do you decide which will work best for your body and your wardrobe Here's a guide to choosing the best shapewear for you:


According to Laura Godsal of My Tights, the popular UK-based online hosiery store that sells a large variety of shapewear, high-waisted skirt and shorts styles guarantee a smooth line all the way up your torso. Look for versions that go up to the bra line. For added security, products like this Spanx Slim Cognito Shaping Mid-Thigh Body Briefer hook onto your bra so they won't slip down.


The first problem with wearing tights over shapewear is that you're putting Nylon blends next to each other, which will cause your tights to shift to the side. Second, this creates an extra layer in the thigh region, which could cause seams to show through your clothes. Spanx In-Power Line Super Shaping Sheers have compression zones that shape the tummy, thighs, and rear while offering the seamless and sleek sheer you get from a regular pair of tights.


Shapewear is typically made of nylon and spandex, both synthetic fabrics that don't breathe. That's great in colder climates, where you want to retain as much body heat as possible, but in the warmer months, it makes you more prone to sweat. Fortunately several brands sell summer shapewear, lighter versions of their original products designed with breathability in mind. Japan-based Wacoal offers a wide selection of styles in its Cool Definition line. The fabric used for this Wacoal High-Waist Mid-Thigh Shaper, for example, includes cotton for moisture absorption and breathability and microfiber for odor control.


Yitty is broken into three collections: Nearly Naked, Mesh Me and Major Label. The full collection features a bevy of thongs, leggings, bras, briefs, sweatshirts, high-waisted shorts and bodysuits ranging in size from 6X to XS. Prices range from $13-$69.95 for VIP members.


While similar to figuring out your bra size, determining your shapewear size has another dimension. It also needs to factor in your waist and hips measurements as some shapewear styles cover these areas.


Our sizing charts are meant to guide you in determining your size. However, they cannot always guarantee the perfect fit. We strongly recommend that you take your measurements before you purchase any product, and to refer to the sizing chart of the brand of your choice.


The length refers to the length of the skirt only and does not affect the other dimensions of the skirt. ie all size small skirts have the same waist and hip measurements but length will differ as below.


Have you been getting these thoughts lately Then, you have reached the right place. In this blog, we will discuss all your size selection woes to help you confidently purchase our Shapewear online on our website!


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Take your shapewear to every dress fitting and put it to the test. Try walking, sitting, and dancing to be sure it won't take away from the joy of your big day by riding up, rolling down, or causing any pain or discomfort. Also, practice going to the bathroom to make sure you won't struggle to refasten tricky clasps or closures.


Typically, you want your shapewear to be invisible underneath your dress, so it's best to go with a shade that blends into your skin. Look for styles that come in several colors, like Skims Sculpting Brief. If your dress is especially sheer, you might want to opt for white and let the shapewear serve as a foundational piece.


Contrary to common belief, you shouldn't size down in shapewear. Wearing a piece that's too small can be uncomfortable, but also can cause it to ride up or roll down. Instead, go with your true size, based on the brand's size guide, as shapewear is already made to be tighter.


With the rise of new brands like Skims, you can find quality shapewear under $50 while luxury brands go for upwards of $300. Smaller pieces, like shorts and underwear, tend to be cheaper than bodysuits and full body slips. Think about your budget and whether you see yourself wearing the shapewear beyond your wedding day. If you often reach for shapewear when dressing for events, it may be worth investing in a luxury style that you can wear again and again. Ultimately, you should base your purchase off what makes you feel and look your best in your wedding dress.


The best plus size shapewear helps to create a seamless look under clothing, smoothing your silhouette and flattering your natural shape. Giving a streamlined finish, particularly under fitted garments, the best plus size shapewear should enhance your curves, rather than hide them. 59ce067264






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