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The 15 Best Shapewear Brands for Plus Size Women

The 15 Best Shapewear Brands for Plus Size Women

The great thing about shapewear (besides appearing snatched and sucked in) is that there are so many options to choose from nowadays. You don’t have to hide your shapewear under a shirt because most of them are cute enough on their own to wear as actual clothing items. Here are the top 15 shapewear brands for plus-sized women to help you feel confident and comfortable!

 

Yitty Mesh Me Smoothing High Waist Legging

Best bodyshape for plus size

Yitty is Lizzo’s brand new shapewear brand that fans and customers are raving about. This brand is meant to be worn and shown because the designs are so cute it would be a waste to hide them under clothes!

According to customer reviews these high waisted leggings are comfortable, smoothing, and shaping yet breathable. Also the waistband stays up very well which can be an issue in shapewear leggings at times.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes XS to 6X
  • Comes in a fun blue color and a pattern, as well as plain black
  • Fabric is cool and breathable

Hara Bumi Leotard

Best plus size shapewear

This bodysuit is super flattering and comes in a plethora of color options. It is made from bamboo fabric and natural plant dyes which means it is high quality and avoids the wearer from getting any chemicals absorbed into your skin. The two-seam panels on the front of the bodysuit create a slimming illusion creating an hourglass silhouette. This can be worn to yoga or for a night out on the town, it is super versatile and definitely a wardrobe staple.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes XS to 5XL
  • Comes in pumpkin, charcoal, ivory, olive, pink, powder blue, honey, mauve, cherry, and earth
  • Features a shelf bra lining and two panel front design

Parade High Rise Brief Underwear

plus size shapewear

This underwear is full coverage and extra high rise for a comfortable held-in feeling. This material has a good stretch to it, is ultra-soft, and cool to the touch. This is made with recycled fabric making this product not only flattering but sustainable as well! It is a high-quality panty that feels so light like you don’t have anything on while still making sure to hold in everything.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes XS to 3XL
  • Comes in fun colors such as rock salt, bite, eightball, area 51, starry sky, and gingersnap
  • Features sheer side panels

Spanx Socialight Cami

 best shapewear for plus size

This tank is designed with “smooth control” to give that buttery soft finish that you’ll want to wear on its own. It can be worn as inner or outerwear and the black color cami would look amazing paired with jeans and some pumps for date night. Also, this top has adjustable straps! Perfect for getting the best fit possible.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes XS to 3X
  • Comes in the colors stellar blue, mocha, white, black tie, and natural glam
  • Features sheer side panels

 

HoneyLove Super Power Short

shapewear plus size

These shorts feature targeted compression sculpts that won’t squeeze you in an uncomfortable way. The flexible boning and breathable fabric keep you cool and avoid rolling. It is recommended for sizing to go by thigh and hip size (size up or down depending on thigh and hip area). There is strong compression which makes this the perfect undergarment to wear for a tight dress or even a loose pair of light fabric pants.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes XS to 3X
  • Comes in the colors runway, sand, vamp, cinnamon, and mocha
  • Features sheer and opaque panels

Lane Bryant Cacique Slimmer Short-Sleeve Top

 best shapewear for plus size

This top is designed for a plus-sized figure and target areas such as the arms and waist to appear slimmer and smooth. Features a scoop neck and mid-short sleeves. The length is perfect to tuck in and holds everything in place. Also a great top for layering such as putting under a cardigan or flannel.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes 12 to 26/28
  • It comes in only one color: black
  • Scoop neck cut

Skims Sculpting Waist Trainer

plus size shapewear

This waist trainer will create the perfect hourglass figure by accentuating natural curves. It is made from comfortable high tech neoprene that creates a seamless sculpt. It is comfortable and also not thick like most waist trainers. It is surprisingly thin. It is also suggested to size down.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes XS to 4X
  • Comes in the colors onyx and clay
  • Made of high tech neoprene

Shapermint High Waisted Body Shaper Shorts

These high-waisted body shaper shorts are smoothing and sculpting and create that seamless look while still being highly compressive. This product gives sculpting to the back, waist, hips, and thigh areas. These shorts are not only designed for a plus-sized body but also for women who are postpartum. These will not roll or shift which is a common problem with shaper shorts. You will be shaped in and secure and still comfortable! It is recommended by the brand to size up.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes S to 4X
  • Comes in the colors black, nude, chocolate, latte, and sand 360 degrees
  • Coverage from tummy to thighs

Ruby Ribbon Sheer Slip

shapewear for plus size women

A slip is a wardrobe must have. This is so easy to put on under a dress or even under a top and skirt combo. It is sheer and thin yet still a compression fabric. There is a beautiful V neck cut which means this is wearable under a low cut clothing item over without having to worry about it showing. It is slimming and shaping and will help smooth waist, hips, and rear areas.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes 32 to 44
  • Supports all cup sizes
  • Adjustable straps

Wacoal Red Carpet Strapless Shaping Bodysuit

best plus size shapewear

This strapless shaping bodysuit by Wacoal is perfect for wearing under strapless summer dresses. It is strapless but comes with removable adjustable straps. The front of the bodysuit is lined with power mesh for extra control. This features silicone along the neckline and back which holds the bra in place. The back features a hook and eye closing which is perfect for easy changing. This bodysuit will stay up, hold boobs in place, and shape your back and tummy areas. Definitely a must have piece for summer dresses.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes 34C to 40G
  • Comes in sand and black colours
  • Removable adjustable straps

Bravissimo Millie Body

body shaper plus size

This teddy is slimming and sexy and perfect for the bedroom or with a pair of jeans for a night out. The size range is insane and goes to a size K! This is perfect for women with larger breasts who have a hard time finding cute lingerie. The bra has underwire and is supportive yet still comfortable. The lace panels are flattering and the power mesh gives light tummy control. The side sling creates an upfront rounded shape.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes 28E to 40K
  • JJ and K cups have an extra lining for even more support
  • Snaps at the bottoms for easy bathroom access

Ashley Stewart High Waist Shaping Control Capri

body shaper plus size

These high-waisted capris are perfect for a tight long dress or to wear underpants. They are made specifically for a plus-sized body and have a power net tummy control technology. These are full coverage and target the waist area and stomach to define an hourglass figure.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes XL to 3X
  • Colors available: mocha and black
  • Currently on sale for $19.99 (Originally $34.50)

Soma Full Coverage Wireless Unlined Bra

best plus size shapewear

This bra is comfortable and fully supportive. It is full coverage and has a wide bottom to tighten the upper waist area. It is unlined which gives a smooth look under clothing. Definitely the bra for someone who is looking for a cross between a normal bra and shapewear for their upper area. The sizing runs from 34C to 44H ensuring support for bigger chest sizes.

Highlights:

  • Available in sizes 34C to 44H
  • Available in the colors warm amber, adobe rose, black, and mochaccino
  • All Soma bras undergo a 70 point test to ensure great quality and comfort

Spanx Smartgrip Slips, Half Slip

best spanx for plus size

This half slip is perfect for wearing under tight skirts or dresses. It can be paired with an upper shapewear or worn on its own for extra focus to the waist, hips, lower stomach and rear area. The bonded shaping panel targets the lower stomach for that slim hourglass look. It is breathable, comfortable, and also cling free!

Highlights:

Available in sizes XS to 3X

Colors available: foundation and very black Pinch free waistband


 

Savage X Fenty Embroidered Lace Corset

plus size shapewear

This corset can be worn under clothes or on its own but by the looks of it deserves to be shown. Savage X Fenty is the infamous girl boss Rihanna’s lingerie line. Everything is designed so well and this corset is the perfect cross between shapewear and lingerie. It has metal boning which will create a non-shift figure for the torso area. It also comes with fun detachable garter straps!

Highlights:

  • Rose-gold tone metal busk at the center front which provides an hourglass shape
  • Colors available: Black Caviar
  • Lingerie designed by the one and only Rihanna

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