What Lies Beneath......


In this great season of parties, parties & more parties the only thing that a gal needs more than a fabulous dress is even more fabulous shapewear.

Now we all have shapewear in some shape or form lurking in the back of our drawer but the question is ......

Do you have the right type of shapewear for the right outfit?
One size shapewear does not suit all outfits, so its important to choose the right type of shapewear to make sure your enhancing the right thing whilst playing down the wrong thing.

Shapewear not only make us look slimmer but it also smooths out our shape & gives us a 'cleaner' line under clothes. I highly recommend bringing along your 'magic pants' when you go shopping for a new dress alongside a pair of high heels so you can really see what that dress will look like.

How many times have you gone shopping & dismissed a dress then when you got home thought 'hmm with my magic pants that could of worked?!'

We've all been there but with nearly every supermarket or department store selling shapewear you should never be more then six degrees of separation from shapewear.

So now know why you should wear shapewear which brand should you buy?

Well there can be only 1..... Spanx.

Spanx, Eva LongoriaSpanx, Katie HolmesSpanx is the ultimate shapewear - nothing else holds like Spanx or has such a glowing reputation.

There is no celebrity who would be seen or not seen on the red carpet without it.

Just look at the RESULTS!

Spanx, Before & After

Whilst Spanx is the daddy of all shapewear it is still reasonably priced with prices starting at around £24. This is roughly around the same price as shapewear in M & S & Debenhams so personally I would stick with Spanx. But if I was looking at shapewear at a lower price I would pick the one with the highest Lycra content for maximum hold.

Here's 4 of the best styles

Spanx, Thigh Slimmer
Spanx Power Shorts £22.40

Spanx's Thigh Slimmer - slims the thighs & bottoms but due to its longer length should not be worn under thigh skimming short dresses or skirts. Can also be worn under trousers but this can be restricting!

Marks & Spencer, Waist & Thigh Cincher
Ultimate Magic £29.50
Available from Marks & Spencer the Thigh& Waist Clincher is perfect for under dresses & will produce a cute little hourglass shape. This clincher will make it look like you have a smaller waist whilst smoothing out your hips. This clincher is also great if you have a slender up/down figure. The nipping of the waist will give you that Marilyn va-va-vooom. As this only covers your mid section this is great for shorter dresses . You can also find a thong version of this if your worried about VPL.

Marks & Spencer, Full Brief
2 Pack £9.50
Marks & Spencer's Full Brief  is fabulous for everyday wear & great for flattening the stomach area. This is great for wearing with shorter styles of dresses... well we don't want to get caught out like Eva or Katie do we??!

Spanx @ Debenhams, Waist & Thigh Clincher
Spanx Higher Power £33.00

Waist & Thigh Clincher - Kapow! The power of 2 bad boys in one place! This handles both area's and handles that business. Great for longer style dresses finishing just around the knee or lower.

Availabe from Debenhams.

Debenhams, All-In-One Body Slip
All-in-One Slip - This bad boy is great for wearing under all types of dresses it controls everything plus the multi way bra straps mean you can wear any type of dress from strapless to halter neck. Available from Debenhams.

 Beyond fabulous!

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