I have been thinking on outfits and dresses to wear, during the holidays. With New Years Eve coming up in the next few days. I have been wanting to wear a dress that is more form fitting and body-con like. After working out and eating right for a whole year (11 months to be exact). It is time for me to show-off my skinny mini body. Part of that also included to create the perfect silhouette for a dress and I used shapewear for that. For me using control undergarments is not so much for showing a flat tummy or a tiny waist. But more of when on, having that dress look just perfect. This means to show a smooth finish and not have to deal with weird underwear lines.
What I am wearing
BCBGMAXAZRIA Eve One Shoulder Dress (on sale here)| Christian Louboutin Décolleté 554 black pumps | Kendra Scott Ivory Pearl Statement Earrings (similar here) | Crystal Bracelet (similar here) | Mac matte lipstick in All Fired up
I had read, that actresses and artist wear shapewear all the time on the red carpet. No matter their size. The thought behind that is the idea of creating a perfect silhouette from all angles when cameras are taking pictures. And since then, I have been using shapewear under my outfits for quite sometime, specially when going to special events. I feel that this type of underwear give me a boost of confidence.
A few of my favorite shapewear now
One of the newer brands to hit the shapewear industry is SKIMS from mogul Kim Kardashian. I love that she has created a line that includes different colors of tones. So it would match better with darker skintones like mine. I got my pieces in color Sienna and Black. So if you are wearing a white or a really light color dress, it just blends in as a perfect nude tone and not show thru.
(Pics via SKIMS.com)
Do you wear shapewear? If so let me know your favorites on the comments below!
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