1. Undie-tectable set of two stretch-jersey briefs, $84, from Spanx.
The VPL is a universal fashion faux-pas, and you don’t want to be caught with one. So go with a pair of shapewear that remain invisible even in the tightest skirt to get the curves without the demerit points!
Perfect for: A big meeting with the bosses.
Skirt, $49.90, from Topshop.
2. DMondaine shaping slip, $210, from NET-A-PORTER.
The Shaping Slip is your best friend when it comes to backless fashion. It discreetly pulls your waist and hips in, while remaining relatively out of sight, so you can wear your fave backless dress or top without worrying about your slip showing.
Perfect for: A night out with friends.
Harmur top, $228, from NET-A-PORTER.
3. Commando Classic Control stretch thong, $57, from NET-A-PORTER.
A classic brief-cut contours the waist line and provides you with slimmer hips, so you can wear your favourite shorts out for a carefree weekend..
Perfect for: A birthday picnic.
Shorts, $94.95, from H&M.
4. Fashion Forms U-Plunge self-adhesive backless bodysuit, $49, from NET-A-PORTER.
Low-cut tops can be tricky to wear when you’ve got a shaping top underneath. To help, choose a shaping top that features a dipped cut in the cleavage, so you’re not flashing your shapewear. This one from Fashion Forms is self-adhesive, eliminating the need for straps, which will come in handy for all those strapless dresses you love to wear.
Perfect for: A special dinner date.
Dress, $89.90, from Zara.
5. Shaping shorts 80 denier, $14.99, from H&M.
Shaping shorts are great for everyday wear, because they are the least obstructing style that still packs pow-wow. Make ample use of your trimmed legs to wear your fitted pants to work!
Perfect for: Everyday, and any day!
Pants, $75, from Warehouse.
6. Impressions Tummy & Thigh Strong-Control Shapewear, $39.90, from Zalora.
This shapewear helps to keep your tummy pulled in, so no matter how much you’ve had for dinner, you won’t have a paunch to show for.
Perfect for: An art show.
Dress, $64.95, from H&M.