Shapewear Covering The Hips To The Bust

Shapewear Covering The Hips To The BustOne of the newer styles of shapewear to come onto the market is the shapewear that starts around the hips, sort of around where your knickers come up to, to over the bust. These tend to be in the form of vest, tops and tubes. Lots of them are supposed to be worn as either under or outer wear, personally I would always keep them out of sight, but then I’m getting on a bit!

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

  • Fabric. Quite often this sort of shapewear is used for layering, so you might wear it with your own underneath and several layers of clothing on top. You really don’t want to be too smothered and hot, so try to go for a lightweight, breathable fabric.
  • Length. The length of these sorts of tops can vary. Lots are quite long, ending around the mid hip area (sort of below your belly button where your knickers up come to providing they are not belly bangers!). Some others are shorter and end mid tummy. Don’t go for the shorter version if you are trying to disguise your belly and they will just make it look an odd shape!
  • Straps. You need to think about what outfits you are going to wear these with. There are a few strapless tube tops on the market (that I have not reviewed yet) but most have straps. If you are prone to the dreaded strap slip and are always hoiking up your bra straps then make sure you go for adjustable straps. That way you can get them to fit and hopefully they won’t slip down and add to your woes!
  • Bust support. Some tops give good bust support up to a point, but most don’t. In general, if you are over a C cup I would always recommend wearing a bra underneath. Otherwise you just won’t get good shape and lift. There are some new to the market that are shaped and underwired that I am hoping will deal with the droop.

My Reviews On Shapewear Covering The Hips To The Bust

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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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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Body Wrap Lites Shapewear Long Leg WYOB Bodysuit

Body Wrap Lites Shapewear Long Leg WYOB Bodysuit

£52.50. A medium control, seamless mid thigh bodysuit that is designed to be worn with your own bra. Adjustable shoulder straps and 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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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 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 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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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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Naomi & Nicole Amazing Lights Adjustable Girl Short

Naomi & Nicole Amazing Lights Adjustable Girl Short

RRP: £25.95. A medium control, silky smooth girl short with an adjustable waist, closed gusset and flat sewn seams.

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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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RRP £28.95. Extra Firm Control. High Waisted. Closed Cotton Gusset. Strong Tummy Control Panels.

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Spanx In Power Line Super High Shaping Sheers

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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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Spanx Heaven Tank Romper

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

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

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Mama Spanx Maternity Full Length Pantyhose

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

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

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

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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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Naomi & Nicole Amazing Lights Full Slip

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

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Esbelt Top Shaper

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

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

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Miraclesuit Classic Inches Off High Waist Thigh Slimmer

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RRP £34.95. Extra Firm Control. High Waisted. Closed Gusset. Superb Tummy Control.

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Body Wrap Bride High Waist Long Leg Panty

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

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£32.95. A seamless, high waisted, firm control thong. Get excellent tummy control and waist smoothing in a tiny piece of shapewear.

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