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The Best Lingerie for Your Body Type

The Best Lingerie for Your Body Type

Find The Lingerie That Makes You Feel Sexy

In daylight, spanx are a girl’s best friend. But when you slip off that pencil skirt and turn in for the evening, you’ll want something comfortable and alluring - that means lingerie that plays to your assets, and hides the less-than-perfect. You don’t have to wait to lose weight or tone up to look and feel great in lingerie. We’ve got some suggestions for your body type below.

 

Even Out A Pear Shape

To camouflage a larger bottom half, we love short robes and A-line chemises; a robe’s playful silhouette flows over hips and thighs, but you can keep the hemline well above the knee for a flirty feel.


When shopping for sexy chemises, look for designs that have a seam just below the bust, and that flow out - don’t cling - from there. They’ll glide over your bottom, but will highlight your shoulders and decollate beautifully. 


Hide a Tummy

For the ultimate in comfortable-sexy, don’t underestimate the power of a tee that hides your tummy, paired with a cute pair of boy shorts. 

The same sort of chemise that works to balance a pear shape can also work with a larger middle - better yet, look for a miniskirt length, and a bodice with no seams at all, that hangs straight down from the neckline.

 

Flatter a Large Bust

It’s tough to find the best bras for big breasts. For sexy options that you’ll actually want to show off, we recommend three fantastic brands: Freya, Fantasie, and Le Mystere, all of which carry cup sizes up to F (some styles go up to H).

For a bra you can wear under dresses and sweaters, too, look for a thick strap for support, and a balcony cup with thicker fabric on the bottom half, to supplement a lacy or more gossamer upper cup.

"You don't have to wait to lose weight or tone up to look and feel great in lingerie. "
 

What is your favorite piece of lingerie? 


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  • COLLDAWN By COLLDAWN
    01.20.10  

    I love this article, I think I'll print it and leave it where my husband can see it. Maybe I'll stop getting those goddy little things he thinks are cute :)

  • pjclayton57 By pjclayton57
    01.21.10  

    I love all types of lingerie....there's nothing that makes a woman feel more sexy than that! I love my curves; they are a part of who I am! I embrace them and am proud to show them off in a sexy manner! Bras, panties, chemises, negligees, stockings and garters...I love them !!!

  • lisaspeaks By lisaspeaks
    01.22.10  

    Has anyone had a problem with Spanx? I got a pair and they seem to roll down...maybe I got the wrong size, but then again, this happens with pantyhose, too. The waist band does not stay up and I spend all my time pulling the things up. I like to wear minimizer bras...does anyone know of a sexy one?

  • lmedcalf By lmedcalf
    01.22.10  

    To lisaspeaks, I have the same problem with pantyhose and Spanx. I try to only wear these when I have a waistband on the pants or skirts that can hold them up. The looser the waistband on the outer item, the more rolling I see. My answer is to avoid pantyhose altogether in favor of flattering pants!

  • PennStateCutie By PennStateCutie
    01.22.10  

    Ok, sorry to be annoyed, but it bugs me that there is nothing listed for smaller chested women. IMO, we've got the toughest problem of all!

  • shanif2 By shanif2
    01.22.10  

    hmm about to get married. i think this was extremely useful

  • moonlitcherri By moonlitcherri
    01.22.10  

    I'm not a spanx fan. They push my tummy out to make me look pregnant. I stick to stuff with boning. As for the lingerie- great link. Thank you.

  • jannzul By jannzul
    01.22.10  

    I've had the same problem with Spanx,they seem to roll-up and creat an extra bump. Should I buy a smaller size or bigger size? Help!!!!

  • danesmom By danesmom
    01.22.10  

    to those having a hard time with spanx...try buying the high waisted kind. I have always had a problem with regular hose rolling down on me. The spanx seem to sit in a much more comfortable spot, without the rolling. These really seem to do the trick...and keep me warmer! Although, it does take a bit more tugging to get them on...but thank goodness for the double gusset, once they are on, they don't come off! Tee hee!

  • wtrdrps By wtrdrps
    01.22.10  

    I really like the piece of white lingerie shown above. Does anyone know who makes it?

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