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The Right Shapewear for Dressing Sexy

14 Feb

By Marcy Montgomery
Naomi & Nicole®

“Dressing sexy” means many different things to many different people.  A sheer blouse or form-fitting pair of pants can be good examples of sexy clothes.  However, for purposes of this post, “dressing sexy” is all about wearing the eye-popping, head-turning sort of an outfit that one packs for a trip to Las Vegas.  Such sexy dress styles can feature low-cut necklines, super-short hemlines, or special fabrics that cling or have an eye-catching shine.  So choosing the right shaper for these heart-racing frocks is of paramount importance.  The proper shapewear can take the right dress or gown, from merely form-fitting, to va-va-voom!   Not sure for what you should be on the lookout?  Not to worry.  The intimates advice below will help you maximize your sex appeal when wearing the following types of alluring fashions:  […]

Which Torsette Is Right for You?

6 Sep

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Cupid Intimates

You may already know that the torsette is one of the latest styles of shapewear.  But did you know that torsette styling is available in a myriad of silhouette variations?  Torsettes are made for women who want to wear their own bras with shapewear.  They smooth the same places camisoles smooth, but include no material over the bust area.  This design solves a problem for women who have large or small breasts, or have difficulty finding properly-fitting shapers with the correct cup size.  It also helps women who are top heavy and want to wear all-in-one shapers that give the proper amount of control around the back, tummy, thigh, and midriff areas.  In addition to providing these solutions, the torsette allows customers to choose from plunge, push-up, demi, balconette, full-coverage, minimizing, or any other types of bras to ensure coordination with their fashions, moods, or audiences.  […]

Finding the Best Shapewear for You

11 Aug

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Naomi & Nicole®

If you’ve been watching or listening to the media, you’ve probably noticed people talking a great deal about shapewear.  This has created a rise in demand for this intimates category.  New companies and new brands are riding this wave, vying for your attention so they can tell you, “We have the best shapewear available.”  Between the new brand launches, expensive commercials, and celebrity endorsements, how is the average person like you supposed to find the best shapewear?  Below is a list of three questions you should ask yourself in preparation for the hunt.  The answers will help you find the right shaper for you, regardless of the hype you may hear on TV or read on the web. […]

When to Choose Shapewear Separates over a Bodybriefer

26 Jul

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Naomi & Nicole®

 The bodybriefer has long been a staple in the wardrobes of shapewear consumers.  But this silhouette isn’t for every woman.  Bodybriefers are designed for women of average height and those who have balanced bust-to-waist-to-hip ratios.  Though fabric stretch and some built-in adjustments can accommodate a majority of shapes within a single size, many women fall outside of these “average” and “balanced” foundation parameters and need alternatives to all-in-ones.  The combined use of separate shapewear pieces – made for the upper and lower halves of the body – is just such an excellent Plan B.  Separates provide fit flexibility and allow for the creation of a suit of underwear that best fits the body.  They also make using the restroom, when wearing shapewear, an easier experience.

So how do you know when you should choose separate shapers over a bodybriefer?  Here are three instances it makes wonderful sense: […]