The Essential Shapewear Guide to Looking Fabulous Everywhere

The Essential Shapewear Guide to Looking Fabulous Everywhere

Shapewear can make a difference to to the look and fit of an outfit by providing a smoother silhouette, more enhanced curves and added support. When it comes to fashion, it is all about matching your body and clothes. That being said, with so many different types available, knowing which body shaper to choose can be rather challenging. Do read on to learn how to choose the right shapewear for every occasion.

Types Of Shapewear

There is a wide selection of shapewear available with each offering different benefits that go beyond slimming. Here is a range of common shapewear styles and their functions:-
Bodysuits - A one-piece bodysuit that looks like a swimwear and offers and all-over solution that streamlines from bust to hip. It is ideal to help achieve an overall contoured appearance.
Waist Cinchers or Waist Trainers - This garment focuses on the midsection and will carve out an hourglass figure.
Mid Thigh Shorts - A body shaper that slims the thighs to ensure that skirts and dresses drape flawlessly.
Butt Lifters - A butt lifter is specially designed to lift and firm the buttocks as well as giving it the support it needs. This booty shapewear also helps with tummy and thigh control.
Camisoles - A tank or a camisole can comfortably smooth shape without feeling as restrictive. IT is also great for offering coverage underneath sheer fabrics.

How To Choose The Right Shapewear Style For Your Outfit

There is no one size fits all solution when it comes to shapewear. Different shapewear styles are designed to target different areas of the body. There are foundation garments that are more suitable for specific occasions compared to others. Now just how do you choose the right style for the outfit you are going to wear? Well do not fret because below are some tips to help you find the perfect shapewear for every occasion you may have.

Everyday wear

For shapewear that you wear under your everyday underneath your clothes, you may want to If you're looking for shapewear to wear under your everyday clothes, choose a comfortable, breathable fabric that won't feel too restrictive. High-waisted briefs or shorts can help smooth out your midsection, while a camisole or tank can provide extra support and coverage for your bust.


Formal events

If you have been invited to a wedding or a formal event, you would want a shapewear that provides firm control and a smooth silhouette. Opt for high-waisted styles that target the tummy, waist, and hips. A body shaper with butt lifter works well under a long gown or a dress.


When working out, you would want shapewear that offers support and compression without being too restrictive. Look for those that made from moisture-wicking fabric that will keep you cool and dry. Go for pieces with targeted compression zones to help enhance your performance. Shapewear leggings like eco-comfort pair are highly recommended for workouts. It offers 360° smoothing from the waist down and high waisted design will hold everything in.

PowerConceal™ Eco-comfort Leggings

Date Nights

If you have a special dinner date, choose shapewear that is both functional and sexy. A lace bodysuit can offer smoothing and shaping for your midsection while also creates a flattering silhouette.

AirSlim® Lace Smooth Full Body Shaper

Postpartum or Surgery Recovery

Many women choose to wear shapewear after giving birth or surgery to help give support to their bodies and also for fast healing. Choose styles that provide gentle compression to the tummy are without being too tight or uncomfortable.  Supportive shaping shorts or bodysuit can also help smooth out any postpartum bulges. Choose body shapers that are convenient for bathroom use because you would want to avoid all that inconvenience.

When you choose the right style of shapewear for your outfit and occasion, you can feel confident and comfortable. Shop Shapellx's range of shapewear to find the perfect curve-loving pieces for your wardrobe.

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