You asked, we answered. So hang up your hang-ups and shine from within with our edit of the best figure-flattering, problem-solving shapewear
“Since having two children, I no longer have a waist. It’s making me dread summer events. Help!” Rachel, 42
Neutral-tone shapewear is a no-brainer for summer. Why? It acts as a second skin to create an invisible foundation under lighter fabrics and colour palettes.
Enter waist cinchers: they’ll flatten your tummy and nip you in, while allowing you to mix and match your bra depending on the outfit. Ideal for fitted strapless dresses and high-waisted silhouettes.
Worried about overheating? Our sheer Secret Slimming body () is a miracle. Made from microfibre fabric, it’s super light so you can battle the humidity without compromising on support. Wear to every summer event in your diary for a nipped-in silhouette that oozes old-school glamour.
“I’m tying the knot in August and am seeking discreet, feminine shapewear to give me a boost on the big day.” Tejinder, 30
High-waisted and lace are your buzzwords. Choose sculpting knickers to streamline your shape (ideal under a figure-skimming wedding dress). With firm control and added stretch, this pair () make for a comfy all-day choice that you won’t mind revealing on your wedding night.
When it comes to the bra, look no further than this lightweight jacquard style (). A bestseller, and with good reason, it’s designed with full cups for extra support, while ornate lace brings the wow factor. Not just for the big day, here’s a fail-safe style you can slip under T-shirts and summer dresses on your honeymoon, too.
“After years of swimming and doing sports, I have quite an athletic figure but I don’t have any curves.” Ashley, 34.
Cheat your way to a flat stomach and nipped-in waist with this shaping body (). It will smooth your hips to create a flawless base under any ensemble, be it a body-skimming dress, a pair of fitted trousers or a fabulous summer party frock. The sweetheart neckline works wonders for balancing out broad shoulders.
A shaping slip is another brilliant confidence booster. Try our firm-control slip that can be worn multiple ways depending on the silhouette of your outfit. Ideal for a bodycon dress, it’s an elegant foundation for floaty sheer styles, too. So you don’t have to be born with killer curves to celebrate them.