Shapewear Covering The Bottom To The Midriff

Bottom To Midriff Shapewear CoverageShapewear covering the bottom to the midriff is relatively new. I’m sure that it was developed by the big brands due to the number of celebrities caught flashing their mid thigh shapewear to the world. I for one am really thankful for it as it solved the dilemma I had of shapewear versus over the knee dresses. This shapewear tends to come in the form of high waisted briefs, pants, knickers or THONGS (yes really!), but there are a few styles of slimming bodysuits too.

There are several things to think about when choosing this style of shapewear:

  • VPL (aka visible panty line). If you have quite a wobbly bottom then you will probably find that most things with edging will create a bit of VPL. There are lots of seemingly fantastic high waisted briefs out there that shape your bum, slim your tummy and waist etc etc. However, the edging just seems to dig in on me with all but a few brands and really ruins the look. I obviously have a bottom the consistency of play doh. In case you are wondering the one that works best for me is the Spanx Higher Power Briefs.
  • Like most high waisted shapewear, this style is supposed to stay in place without straps. If you are prone to roll down then it might be worth finding a version with straps.
  • The gusset on these is usually a non-opening one. This can cause a few problems with going to the loo. Picture the scene, you are all trussed up in a gorgeous skirt and top with your high waisted briefs on underneath. You need the loo, you pull them down, you go to the loo. Fine. Now what do you do? It is a case of a weird shapewear shuffle to get them up past your waistband and sitting flat in the right place around your rib cage. And in my case, after a few glasses of wine I end up coming out of the bathroom looking peculiarly ruffled!

My Reviews On Shapewear Covering The Bottom To The Midriff

Naomi & Nicole Luxurious Shaping Torsette Slip

Naomi & Nicole Luxurious Shaping Torsette Slip

RRP: £47.50. An extra firm, wear your own bra, shapewear slip with built in knickers and padded shoulder straps.

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Mama Spanx Maternity Footless Pantyhose

Mama Spanx Maternity Footless Pantyhose

RRP: £26.00 A superb pair of sheer, footless slimming tights that support and grow with your bump.

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Body Wrap Bride The Pin Thin High Waist Thong

Body Wrap Bride The Pin Thin High Waist Thong

RRP: £35.95. A simply gorgeous little high waisted slimming thong that is neat, discreet and effective.

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Naomi & Nicole Luxurious Shaping High Waist Brief

Naomi & Nicole Luxurious Shaping High Waist Brief

RRP: £22.50. A pair of extra firm control high waist briefs with a seamless front and amazing tummy control.

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Spanx Heaven High Waisted Thong

Spanx Heaven High Waisted Thong

£52.00. A medium control, soft, silky, high waisted slimming thong with good tummy control.

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Spanx Heaven Tank Romper

Spanx Heaven Tank Romper

RRP: £92.00. An amazingly soft, medium control slimming bodysuit with opening gusset and shoulder straps.

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Miraclesuit Sexy Sheer High Waist Brief

Miraclesuit Sexy Sheer High Waist Brief

RRP: £32.50. A pair of extra firm control, high waisted control pants with sheer panels and wonderful edging.

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Spanx Slim Cognito Seamless Control Panty

Spanx Slim Cognito Seamless Control Panty

RRP: £49.00. A pair of extra firm control, seamless control pants with built in bum lifting and a closed cotton gusset.

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Mama Spanx Maternity Full Length Pantyhose

Mama Spanx Maternity Full Length Pantyhose

RRP: £24.00. Support your bump & slim your hips, thighs & bum with these 20 denier sheer maternity tights.

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Spanx New & Slimproved Higher Power

Spanx New & Slimproved Higher Power

RRP: £35.00. A pair of firm control, lightweight and breathable, high waisted magic knickers. Perfect for getting too tight waistbands to fit more easily.

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Esbelt Waist Cincher Fashion Corset In Pink

Esbelt Waist Cincher Fashion Corset In Pink

RRP £48.00. Totally transforming. A beautiful, boned wrap around waist cincher – takes inches from your waist.

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Esbelt Better Bum Padded Briefs

Esbelt Better Bum Padded Briefs

RRP £33.00. Adds incredible shape and lift to your bottom. Discreet padding to give you a bigger, rounder bottom.

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Miraclesuit Soft Comfort High Waist Brief

Miraclesuit Soft Comfort High Waist Brief

RRP: £39.95. An extra firm control, high waisted, low legged brief with superb slimming and shaping.

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Miraclesuit Sexy Sheer Shaping Singlette

Miraclesuit Sexy Sheer Shaping Singlette

RRP: £53.95. An extra firm control mid thigh bodysuit with an opening gusset and adjustable shoulders straps. Wear with your own bra for a lovely shape.

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Naomi & Nicole Amazing Lights Full Slip

Naomi & Nicole Amazing Lights Full Slip

RRP: £44.95. A medium control, silky smooth mid thigh to bust shapewear slip with adjustable shoulder straps.

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Spanx Slim Cognito Shape Slip

Spanx Slim Cognito Shape Slip

RRP: £109.00. An extra firm control, seamless slip with an underwired bust and adjustable shoulder straps.

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Vacuous Article By The Mail Online On Miraclesuit Shapewear

Wow, once again I am proved right in my quest for writing honest reviews and taking real photos of shapewear. I have just read the most bland, uninteresting and unoriginal article on Miraclesuit shapewear. Curtesy of my fav (not!) online newspaper the Mail Online. If you want to kill 5 minutes of your time, click(…)

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Miraclesuit Sexy Sheer Shaping Step In Waist Cincher

Miraclesuit Sexy Sheer Shaping Step In Waist Cincher

RRP: £44.50. An extra firm control, step in, boned waist cincher made from double layered sheer fabric.

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10% Off Spanx AND Free UK Delivery at The Magic Knicker Shop

10% Off Spanx AND Free UK Delivery at The Magic Knicker Shop

The Magic Knicker Shop have put a discount code on their website for all SPANX shapewear. Use SPANX10 to get 10% off and free uk delivery.

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Trinny & Susannah All In One Body Smoother Dress

Trinny & Susannah All In One Body Smoother Dress

RRP £43.00. Extra Firm Control. Wear With Your Own Bra. Seamless. Smoothes Your Silhouette Under Dresses!

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Trinny & Susannah The Magic Bum Tum and Thigh Reducer

Trinny & Susannah The Magic Bum Tum and Thigh Reducer

RRP £38.00. Extra Firm Control. Seamless. Closed Gusset. Gives Superb Shape & Slimming Control!

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Naomi & Nicole Amazing Lights Adjustable Slip

Naomi & Nicole Amazing Lights Adjustable Slip

RRP: £25.95. A medium control, silky smooth, high waisted slip with an adjustable waist, flat sewn seams and wonderful edges to hold it in place.

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Trinny and Susannah The Magic Body

Trinny and Susannah The Magic Body

RRP £55.00. Firm Control. Seamless. Wear With Your Own Bra. Opening Gusset. A Super Strong Knicker Leg Bodysuit!

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Spanx In Power Line Super Footless Shaper

Spanx In Power Line Super Footless Shaper

RRP: £24.00. A pair of firm control footless tights which stops cellulite or VPL under tight trousers.

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Body Wrap Bride Bodysuit With Molded Cups

Body Wrap Bride Bodysuit With Molded Cups

£64.95. A stunning, seamless, firm control bodysuit with molded cups, underwires and optional shoulder straps.

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Shapewear Sale – Figleaves – 30% Off Figleaves Own Brand Shapewear

Shapewear Sale – Figleaves – 30% Off Figleaves Own Brand Shapewear

The scrummy lingerie shop Figleaves has put all of their own brand shapewear on sale with a whopping 30% off!

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Miraclesuit Fuller Figure High Waist Long Leg

Miraclesuit Fuller Figure High Waist Long Leg

RRP: £37.95. A pair of fuller figure high waisted magic knickers for UK sizes 18 – 26.

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Trinny and Susannah The Magic Tummy Tucker Vest

Trinny and Susannah The Magic Tummy Tucker Vest

RRP: £39.00. An extra firm control, seamless, long body shapewear vest top. Very lightweight and cool to wear.

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Esbelt Top Shaper

Esbelt Top Shaper

RRP £33.00. Extra firm control. Wear with your own bra. Soft, wide shoulder straps. Beautifully smooth compression fabric.

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Miraclesuit Soft Comfort Torsette Body Briefer

Miraclesuit Soft Comfort Torsette Body Briefer

RRP: £59.95. An extra firm control, wear your own bra slimming bodysuit with an opening gusset.

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Spanx In Power Line Super High Shaping Sheers

Spanx In Power Line Super High Shaping Sheers

RRP: £28.00. A fab pair of 15 denier silky, sheer tights with built in firm control high waisted magic knickers.

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Trinny & Susannah The Magic Body Smoother Skirt

Trinny & Susannah The Magic Body Smoother Skirt

RRP £33.00. Extra Firm Control. Seamless. High Waisted. Perfect Under Pencil Skirts & Tight Dresses!

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Trinny & Susannah All In One Body Shaper

Trinny & Susannah All In One Body Shaper

RRP £43.00. Extra Firm Control. Seamless. Wear With Your Own Bra. Opening Gusset. Gives Superb Shape & Control!

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Spanx Slim Cognito Shape Suit

Spanx Slim Cognito Shape Suit

RRP: £109.00. An extra firm control, seamless, mid thigh bodysuit with an underwired bust, bum shaping and adjustable shoulder straps.

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Shapewear Sale – ASOS – Freya Deco Medium Control Shapewear Slip

Shapewear Sale – ASOS – Freya Deco Medium Control Shapewear Slip

Freya Deco Medium Control Shapewear Slip On Sale For £24.00 at ASOS.

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Body Wrap Bride High Waist Long Leg Panty

Body Wrap Bride High Waist Long Leg Panty

£46.95. A very pretty pair of high waisted, seamless, mid thigh magic knickers with lace print detail.

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Miraclesuit Sexy Sheer Shaping Waistline Brief

Miraclesuit Sexy Sheer Shaping Waistline Brief

RRP: £22.95. A pair of extra firm control, low waisted briefs with a closed cotton gusset and sheer panels.

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Esbelt Waist Cincher Fashion Corset In Black

Esbelt Waist Cincher Fashion Corset In Black

RRP £48.00. Totally Transforming. Boned with pretty outer fabric. Creates a much smaller waist!

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Body Wrap Bride Superior Derriere High Waist Pants

Body Wrap Bride Superior Derriere High Waist Pants

RRP: £41.95. A super looking pair of firm control, high waisted knickers with lace print, seamless fabric.

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Esbelt Waist Cincher Slimming Vest

Esbelt Waist Cincher Slimming Vest

RRP £52.00. Totally Transforming – the strongest shapewear out there. Made from rubber & boning for super strength.

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Spanx In Power Line Super High Footless Shaper

Spanx In Power Line Super High Footless Shaper

RRP: £26.00. A pair of firm control, high waisted, footless tights. Perfect under very tight trousers!

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Spanx Power Mama Maternity Shaper

Spanx Power Mama Maternity Shaper

£30.00. A medium control shaper for your hips, thighs and bum with support for your bump and your lower back.

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Spanx Look At Me Leggings

Spanx Look At Me Leggings

RRP: £58.00. A superb pair of opaque, strong outerwear leggings guaranteed to give you an amazing shape!

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Spanx Slimplicity Open Bust Camisole

Spanx Slimplicity Open Bust Camisole

RRP: £54.00. A firm control, seamless, wear your own bra shapewear top that hides bra lines and back boobs.

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Esbelt Samba Slimsuit Panty

Esbelt Samba Slimsuit Panty

£42.00. A maximum control slimming bodysuit designed to be worn with your own bra. Super strong!

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Miraclesuit Classic Inches Off Step In Waist Cincher

Miraclesuit Classic Inches Off Step In Waist Cincher

RRP £38.50. Extra Firm Control. Boned. No Fastenings. A Really Neat, Discreet, Effective Waist Cincher

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Naomi & Nicole Luxurious Shaping Step In Waist Cincher

Naomi & Nicole Luxurious Shaping Step In Waist Cincher

RRP: £25.95. A very neat, discreet, virtually seamless boned extra firm control step in waist cincher.

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