What’s What When It Comes To Shapewear

What’s What When It Comes To Shapewear

If you are looking to achieve a toned and smooth silhouette under your clothing, or to enhance your beautiful curves and hourglass shape, then shapewear is for you. Shapewear has become one of the greatest trends in the lingerie and undergarment industry in recent times.

The beauty about shapewear is that it is a combination of deliciously soft, luxurious fabrics and designs that give support without you feeling like you are squeezing yourself into something uncomfortable. Wearing your shapewear is no longer saved to those formal evenings or special occasions as the new style of intimates such as the camis, slips, bodysuits, shorts, briefs and waist cinchers can take you from everyday activities through to your fun social outings.

Here’s a quick rundown on or ‘what’s what’s’ of each of the most common shapewear styles.

 

Shaping Slips – Help achieve all over smoother curves and a lovely silhouette. Great choice for under slim-fitting dresses. The design may include built-in bra or be an underbust style. Choose underbust styles if you want to wear your favourite bra. Shaping slips are sleek and lightweight shapers that hug your bod to provide a smooth silhouette. They provide medium to firm smoothing action to shape your tummy, waist, hips, thighs and bottom. Enjoy features such as:

  • fused seams for smooth seamless appearance
  • adjustable straps for that extra fit and comfort
  • multiway straps for versatility to wear with many clothing choices
  • variety of necklines eg low V cut, scoop or underbust
  • flexible lace for that feminine touch

                              

Firm Support Shaping Slip                                            Medium Support Shaping Slip

 

Waist Cinchers –If you are seeking to enhance your waist for a classic hourglass shape, then a waist cincher is a perfect choice. With the option of several hooks and eyes, the cinchers can offer light to medium to firm control. These are great to wear under most items of clothing

 

Shaping Camisoles – Help achieve a smooth upper body silhouette with less visible bra lines. Designs may include built-in bra or be an underbust style. Choose underbust styles if you want to use your favourite bra.

These are generally smooth and lightweight to hug your upper body like a second skin. They provide light to medium to firm support to shape your tummy and waist areas. Shaping camisoles or tanks are ideal for fitted tops, sheer tops and dresses with fitted tops and flowy skirts. Enjoy features such as:

  • fused seams for smooth seamless appearance
  • adjustable straps for that extra fit and comfort
  • multiway straps for versatility to wear with many clothing choices
  • variety of necklines eg low V cut, scoop or underbust
  • flexible lace for that feminine touch

       

Light Support Shaping Camisole             Medium Support Shaping Camisole       Firm Support Shaping Camisole

 

Shaping Shorts – Help achieve smooth hips, thighs and derriere with less visible panty lines. They provide medium to firm support to shape your waist area, hips, bottom and thighs. Great choice for under clothing such as slim-fitting skirts, dress pants, jeans and knee-length shorts. Design may be low or high waisted. Choose high waisted styles if you want extra support around your tummy and to lessen any ‘muffin top’. Enjoy features such as:

  • High waist or low waist
  • Silicon waist to prevent rolling down
  • Features to eliminate ‘dig in’ and create smooth edges eg stripe mesh or lace at cuffs
  • Fused flat seams for a smooth and sleek look
  • Flexible lace for that feminine touch

 

                         

Medium Support Shaping Shorts            Firm Support Shaping Shorts

 

Shaping Briefs –  Help achieve a smooth and shapely derriere with less visible panty lines. Great choice for almost every clothing item. Design may be low or high waisted. Choose high waisted design if you want extra support around your tummy and to lessen any ‘muffin top. They provide light to firm support to shape your waist, hips and bottom. Enjoy features such as:

  • High waist or low waist
  • Silicon waist to prevent rolling down
  • Fused flat seams for a smooth and sleek look
  • Flexible lace for that feminine touch
  • Features to eliminate ‘dig in’ and create smooth edges eg stripe mesh or lace at cuffs

 

              

Light Support Shaping Briefs         Medium Support Shaping Briefs       Firm Support Shaping Briefs

 

Shaping Bodysuits – Help achieve a smooth torso and derriere. Great choice for wearing under any outfit. Design may include built-in bra or be an underbust style. Choose underbust styles if you want to wear your favourite bra. Shaping bodysuits are smooth, sleek and lightweight shapers that hug your bod to provide a smooth silhouette. They provide light to medium to firm smoothing action to shape your tummy, waist, hips, thighs and bottom. Enjoy features such as:

  • adjustable straps for that extra fit and comfort
  • multiway straps for versatility to wear with many clothing choices
  • variety of necklines eg low V cut, scoop or underbust
  • flexible lace for that feminine touch
  • three hook positions at the bottom opening ensures comfort and fit for different torso lengths

      

Light Support Bodysuit              Medium Support Bodysuit            Firm Support  Bodysuit

 

Here at Yummy Mummy Lingerie you can buy Shapewear, ActivewearSwimwear and Maternity Wear in a wide range of sizes – from XS to 5XL in some of the swimwear and shapewear styles.

If you need help with sizing please do not hesitate to contact us on info@yummymummylingerie.com and we can help you when you are ready to buy any of our fabulous range.