Shapewear Covering The Mid Thighs To The Midriff

Mid Thighs To Midriff Shapewear CoverageOne of the most common styles of shapewear on the market is the sort that covers from the mid thighs to the midriff (the midriff being the area around your ribcage just under your bust). They are usually in the form of high waisted magic knickers (they look like cycling shorts that have a long body) but they can also be high waisted skirts or slimming bodysuits.

There are several things to look out for when buying this style of shapewear:

  • Coverage. This will vary according to your height. If you have very short legs they will finish closer to your knees, and if you are very tall in the body, they will finish further down your ribcage. Lengths also vary with the brand, for example the Trinny and Susannah Bum, Tum and Thigh Reducer covers a lot more than the Spanx In Power Line Super Higher Power.
  • Straps or no straps. Most high waisted magic knickers and skirts are supposed to stay in place without straps. They have a sort of wobbly waist band, sometimes lined with silicone, that should hold them up around your ribs. However, if you are quite tiny around this area you might find that these don’t stay in place and will roll down on you.
  • Gusset (such a gak word!). Most pieces of shapewear in this style have an opening gusset. This means that you don’t have to wressle them down to use the loo. Not everyone likes the opening gusset though so there are a few sorts that are high waisted but with a closed gusset (Trinny and Susannah Bum, Tum and Thigh Reducer).
  • Wearing them with a short skirt or dress? You need to be careful with this mid thigh style of shapewear as they can quite often peek under your hem. Either go for a shorter legged version, usually called a “Girl Short”, or go for a knicker legged version such as a pair of high waisted briefs.

My Reviews On Shapewear Covering The Mid Thighs To The Midriff

Shapewear Sale – Matalan – Smoothing Control Slip

Shapewear Sale – Matalan – Smoothing Control Slip

As at March 10th 2014 Matalan are selling their Smoothing Control Slip for the bargain price of £3.00! Only in a UK size 12.

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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 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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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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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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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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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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Trinny and Susannah The Magic Corset Vest

Trinny and Susannah The Magic Corset Vest

£45.00. An extra firm control, seamless shapewear vest top designed to be worn with your own bra.

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Shapewear Sale – 20% Off – Debenhams New Season Spectacular

Shapewear Sale – 20% Off – Debenhams New Season Spectacular

I love a good Debenhams sale and this one has 20% off lots of their shapewear.

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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 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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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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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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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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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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These bad boys can be tiny. Follow my instructions on how to get them on and you will soon be rocking and rolling!

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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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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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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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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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Miraclesuit Sexy Sheer High Waist Slip

Miraclesuit Sexy Sheer High Waist Slip

RRP: £41.50. An extra firm control high waisted slip with built in opening panties. Perfect under pencil skirts and body con dresses.

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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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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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Body Wrap Lites Shapewear Underwire Bodysuit

Body Wrap Lites Shapewear Underwire Bodysuit

£54.95. A seamless, medium control bodysuit with underwires, adjustable shoulder straps and an opening gusset.

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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 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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Shapewear Discount Code – The Magic Knicker Shop

Shapewear Discount Code – The Magic Knicker Shop

Shop at The Magic Knicker Shop using discount code MAGIC2014 to get 10% off shapewear, including Spanx!

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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 Discount Code – 15% Off Spanx At Figleaves

Shapewear Discount Code – 15% Off Spanx At Figleaves

15% Off & Free Delivery on Selected Spanx Shapewear at Figleaves. Enter code SPANX15 in your figleaves basket to receive the offer.

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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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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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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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Shapewear Sale – Tights Please

Shapewear Sale – Tights Please

Tights Please, the online hosiery shop is having a big shapewear sale with up to 50% off shapewear, including classic Spanx.

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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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Naomi & Nicole Luxurious Shaping Step In Waist Cincher

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

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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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Esbelt Waist Cincher Slimming Corset

Esbelt Waist Cincher Slimming Corset

RRP £42.00. Totally Transforming – THE strongest shapewear out there! Made from rubber and boning with cotton lining.

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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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Body Wrap Lites Shapewear WYOB Bodysuit

Body Wrap Lites Shapewear WYOB Bodysuit

£48.95. A seamless, medium control bodysuit with adjustable shoulder straps and an opening gusset. Designed to be worn with your own bra.

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Spanx In Power Line Super Higher Power

Spanx In Power Line Super Higher Power

RRP: £35.00. A super pair of firm control, high waisted, mid thigh magic knickers. My go to shapewear when my jeans are too tight!

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Spanx Slim Cognito Shaping Bodysuit

Spanx Slim Cognito Shaping Bodysuit

RRP: £64.00. An extra firm control, seamless bodysuit that you attach to your own bra.

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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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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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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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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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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 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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