The Shapeware Stories

What Shapewear is Really all About

What Shapewear is Really all About

Is shapewear really necessary? Not really. But, if you want to achieve that near-perfect silhouette in that amazing outfit you’re planning to wear, if we’re being realistic here, you need some help. In an ideal world, it’s best to sweat the extra weight off and eat healthily, but if you’re caught in a situation where you would have to wear something glamorously form-fitting and fast, shapewear can give you that instant help. But then again, we’re not telling you what you should look like. Your body is perfect just the way it is and you don’t need to win anyone’s...

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Dress your leggings to look fab and not drab

Dress your leggings to look fab and not drab

The reason for the popularity of leggings has gone beyond fitness and flattery. Where comfort is still the foremost motivation, the leggings - aside from being functional, is prized for its versatility. Still stuck with the notion that leggings cannot take the role of pants and should never go beyond the confines of the gym or the home because they leave nothing to the imagination, detractors argue that leggings are simply not fit to be worn out in the open. Outfit Ideas Leggings are quite versatile. You can dress them up for work, day meets, and night outs. A tasteful...

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Getting the Most Out of Your Outfit With the Right Shapewear

Getting the Most Out of Your Outfit With the Right Shapewear

There’s something about getting all dolled up and donning your happy rags that magically makes anxieties disappear. The things that you wear affects your perception about yourself and those around you, about you. While dressing down makes you nondescript, the opposite, however, radiates confidence and power that inspires respect and trust in your ability to succeed. Nothing like the perfect outfit to get your day going. You look good, you feel great, and you’re more affable.  Your positive countenance emanates self-esteem, and looking the part, you just know that the world is yours for the taking. So go ahead and...

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Can Shapewear Be Body Positive

Can Shapewear Be Body Positive

Body-positive supporters can still make you feel out of bounds trying to talk about shapewear.  Why? Because, shapewear has always been perceived as a weapon of torture whose main purpose is to modify the body and make it socially presentable.   The body-positivity movement, on the other hand, encourages people to love and embrace themselves and their bodies, regardless of its size and shape - a belief that doesn’t really support shapewear or the idea of wearing something to conceal body imperfections.  Just as the objective of the movement is to “address unrealistic beauty standards” and bolster morale, product development and...

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Choosing Your Perfect Shapewear

Choosing Your Perfect Shapewear

What A Shapewear Does Shapewear helps shave off inches from your tummy, making it look flatter. It tones your muscles down and firms it up making your thighs, hips and rear appear slimmer. Shapewear makes panty lines disappear, giving you a smooth finish - perfect for that figure-hugging dress.  A Brief History of Shapewear Body shapers have been around for a very long time. Originally used as “functional girdles” by the ancient Greeks (c. 2900 BC - 641 AD), the “Mastoeides”, made from linen or soft leather and bound from the waist, pushed the breasts out of the clothing. In...

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