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Please be advised that all of the "Editor's Picks" featured in this section are hand-selected by Elegant Plus. Although every effort is made to keep featured products current, retailers can sell out of popular styles before the Editor has had an opportunity to update the page. Although Elegant Plus earns a small fee on all purchases, it is a completely free shopping resource for the consumer, and many times we are able to provide links that offer consumer discounts and free shipping offers upon landing on the partner retailer's site. All selections are available at time of posting and purchases can be made directly from the retailer on the associated shopping link. All of the shopping guides include designer selections which are noted with the designer's name in descriptions.


Last Update: August 17, 2017

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SPANX Mid Thigh Bodysuit, Size XL - 3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Bodyshaper Bodysuit, Plus Size Bra Fit| ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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High Waist Shaping Brief, Size XL - 5X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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SPANX
Mid Thigh Body Suit
Size XL - 3X
 

Bodysuit Body Shaper
Bra Size 38 - 52 D - E
 

High Waist Shaping Brief
Size
XL - 5X 

Corsets and waist cinchers have become very popular with all age groups in recent years.  More formal dresses and attire have always needed shapewear to achieve the desired silhouettes, but with trendy body conscious styles in vogue many women are opting to wear body shapers with more casual looks.  Women in more formal office environments may find some career looks also work best with more structured undergarments.

Some corsets are pretty enough to be worn alone or under an open jacket for evening looks.  Meanwhile, bridal corsets are often both beautiful lace and satin, in addition to providing practical function under wedding gowns.

Some corsetry is also regularly worn by sub-style groups to create a vintage look for Renaissance Fairs, Steampunk fashion, and retro Pin-Up girl styles.  Meanwhile some vintage inspired dress silhouettes often need the added structure.

A variety of styles are available and not all achieve the same results.  Waist cinchers and body briefers focus on the mid-section.  Shorts and pant liners smooth the thigh area and sometimes double as an extra layer preventing "chub rub" in warmer weather.  Corsets will often boost the bust-line in addition to smoothing the tummy area.  Some hosiery also has built in power fabrics that smooth body lines.

 

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Rago, Mid Length Pant Liner, Size S - 10X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Rago Shaping Brief, Size S - 8X  | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Gradual Waist Trainer, Size 1X - 3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Spanx, Active Compression Capris, Size 1X - 3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Rago
Capri Shaping Leggings /
Pant Liner
Size S - 10X
 

Rago
Lace Trim Shaping Brief

Size S - 8X
 

Gradual Waist Trainer
Size 1X - 3X

SPANX
Active Compression Capris

Size 1X - 3X

 

Shopping Resources for Plus-Size Shapewear

Upscale department stores such as Nordstrom and Macy's that regularly carry career and occasion wear in extended sizes for size 14 to 24W also include small collections of appropriate under garments.

Spanx is regularly available from Torrid along with their own products ranging from tummy taming high waist briefs to shaping slips from size XL to 5X.  Both medium and firm control shapers including thigh shapers, torsettes, and high waist panties are frequently available from Catherine's in a similar extended plus size range up to 5X.

Meanwhile, Rago shapewear has one of the most extended size ranges (up to 10X) and is regularly available at the lingerie specialists on the internet including spots such as Bare Necessities and Her Room.

 

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Hanes, Cotton Light Control Brief, Size M - 2X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Lace Shaper Skirt with Garters, Size 1X - 6X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Rago, High Waist Lace Leg Shaper, Plus-Size  | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Shaping Cami, Size 14 - 28W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Hanes
Shaper Brief 2 Pack
Size M - 6X

 

Lace Shaping Slip
with Garters
Size 1X - 6X
 

Rago
High Waist Lace Leg Shaper
Plus-Size

Shaping Cami
Size 14 - 28W

 

The most diverse collections designed specifically for plus-size figures iare at Avenue in size XL to 4X and Lane Bryant for size 14 to 28W with options ranging from body and thigh shapers to tummy control underwear.  Meanwhile, the increasingly fashion conscious collection at Ulla Popken means the addition of more shapewear for sizes 12 to 34W.

For stunning corsets that can be worn as evening wear or part of costuming, the best resource is Hips & Curves with sizes as large as 6X.  Meanwhile many models and actresses who regularly grace red carpets and runways swear by shapewear and control top pantyhose by Spanx to create their camera ready looks which is regularly available in extended sizes from retailers such as Lane Bryant .

 

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Spanx Lace Smoothing Briefi, Size 1X - 2X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Bali, Lace Panel, Light Control Briefs, 2 Pack, Size M - 3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Spanx Shaping Slip, Size S - 1X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Berkshire, Control Top Tights, Size 1X - 4X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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SPANX
Lace Smoothing Brief
Size 1X - 2X

Bali
Light Control Lace Panel Briefs
2 Pack
Size M - 3X

SPANX
Shaping Slip
Size S - 1X

Berkshire
Control Top Tights
Size 1X - 4X 

 

 

 

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Plus-size clothing featured is hand selected by the Elegant Plus Fashion Editor from our extensive network of plus-fashion business partnerships. Although Elegant Plus earns a small fee on all purchases, it is a completely free shopping resource for the consumer, and many times we are able to provide links that offer consumer discounts and free shipping offers upon landing on the partner retailer's site.

 

 

 

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