Best Shapewear Staple Pieces Perfect for Any Wardrobe!
It’s not just for events and tight dresses, but it can be used every day for a little boost, lift, or additional tuck. It also now comes in a variety of “nudes” to match all kinds of skin tones. Shapewear is now made with real women in mind.
That being said, we’ve put together our favorite shapewear brands and what specialty shapewear sets them apart. To every shapewear question, there is a company that has the answer.
So let’s talk braless, backless, underwear lines, and more!
Our top 3 picks
Top 7 Picks!
1. Maidenform Firm Control Camisole
Maidenform covers everything tummy control. They have biker shorts, leggings, open-bust shapewear, and bodysuits.Read more
But, they’re mostly known for their tummy control tank tops. The shaping cami is meant to keep you in place all day, firming and controlling any insecurities. It has a mesh lining in the front and back to smooth out your mid-section and pull in your waist.
The best part about this tank top is its adjustable straps!
2. Leonisa Knee-Length Body Shaper
Leonisa has some great shapewear for postpartum, which is unique. But, their best-sellers are their open bust body shapers.Read more
They have an array of body shapers that do everything from lift to tuck and anything in between. The lace trim on the boy shorts avoids any obvious lines so you can wear your tightest dress without feeling self-conscious.
Most of their pieces are one full piece from top to thigh, ensuring a smooth, snatched base for any outfit.
3. Yahaira Happy Butt N°7 Double Tummy Layer
Yahaira focuses on lifting with their shapewear. Most of their pieces include their “happy butt” design which is supposed to shape and lift that area.Read more
They have this design in the form of leggings, waist-cinching shapers, and regular tummy control shapewear that you know and love. Our favorite piece is their Happy Butt No. 7 Double Tummy Layer.
It has double waist compression with flexible buttocks that reshapes and enhances your body to fit that hourglass look shapewear is meant to give.
4. Skims Sculpting Mid Waist Thong
Everyone and their moms know about Kim Kardashian's shapewear brand Skims. They sell everything from undergarments and shapewear to loungewear.Read more
They have all the same familiar shapewear pieces we’ve loved from companies like Spanx. They do have a few pieces that make them stand out above the rest. Their sculpting mid-waist thong is a game-changer. For anyone self-conscious about underwear lines, this shaping thong is perfect.
It has the tummy control you want, but in the form of a flattering thong for a seamless look.
5. Peachy Backless Body Bra
Have you ever wanted to wear shapewear with a dress, but that dress was backless? I’ve had that same issue.Read more
Most shapewear brands don’t take backless dresses into account when they’re being created. Peachy Shapewear did! Their Backless Body Bra has removable, invisible straps and padded cups to support you up top, as well as a seamless thong back to avoid any unwanted lines.
The open back makes this easy to go undetected but it still pulls you in and smooths out any lumps and bumps.
6. Shapermint Empetua® High Waisted Leggings
A few years back, Shapermint has a blast of success on social media, specifically for their legging design.Read more
The Empetua High Waisted Shaping Leggings give you the comfort of leggings with the tummy control of shapewear. They cater to a wide variety of sizes, from a small to a 4XL. Their other unique shapewear piece is the Empetua Tear-Proof Shaping Tights. They’re a medium hold, tummy control, opaque tight. They use their own innovative tear-proof material to avoid annoying runs.
These two items are meant to be seen, not hidden. Both the leggings and the tights have shapewear technology embedded in these everyday items.
7. Miraclesuit Extra Firm Control High-Waist Half Slip
Miraclesuit has some awesome high waist, thigh slimming pieces to keep everything firm and secure.Read more
Although, their most unique piece is their extra firm control high-waist half slip. This shapewear skirt is completely innovative. If you have a dress that’s just a bit too see-through, this slip skirt is perfect as it shapes you and covers you from any sheer slip-ups.
You don’t have to worry about shapewear shorts peeking through to give away your secret!