Posts in Shapewear

Nearly Nude Bedtime Bra in Nude

Boobs – they are an awkward thing to deal with every day. I have found that as my weight goes up, my boobs become even more troublesome. Getting dressed, finding clothes that fit and wearing a bra for hours is uncomfortable, but the one area I struggle with most is sleeping. When it comes to lying down and trying to find a comfortable sleeping position, It is like having two squishy balls mounted to your body that move where ever they want. It is something I have struggled with since my teen years but I have finally found something to help and I am excited to share it with you.

Before I reveal the magic boob controller, I want to give a little backstory for perhaps the women who don’t find their boobs that much of an inconvenience. I don’t have massive boobs. I have big boobs but they are in proportion to my body. Depending on the bra I am usually a D or DD. So not massive but big enough to get in the way. Let me explain … Continue Reading

It has been a little while since I shared a haul from my trip to the US of A a few months back. Terribly sorry. I hope you liked the jewellery though. I have been wearing the stuff like crazy but I still need some help on styling it. Anyway, this post is not about jewellery. This post is about my fat ass … and tummy, back and legs.

Last week I showed you my current body shape. Over the last few months, while this body shape was developing, I started to feel the need for some controlling undergarments ….. in other words, SPANX.

What Are Spanx

Ultimately, Spanx are undergarments that you wear under your clothes. The difference between Spanx and regular slips or tanks, is that these are all about controlling the bulge. They work similar to the control-top you can find on pantyhose, but they are stronger, tougher and more wearable.

It doesn’t matter if you are fat or thin, Spanx are designed to slim the sillouhette. That means, no visible bulge lines, bra lines, panty lines, etc.

Spanx Originals – The Power Panties

My Wishlist

I have wanted to buy into the Spanx craze for ages. I heard so much about them, and having experienced similar products by Nancy Ganz as a skinny girl, I figured they would work well for me as a curvy girl.

I briefly looked in David Jones, one of the Australian retailers, but there was a lot to choose from and I just didn’t have the time or patience to deal with it. I figured I would put it off until I was in the US where I actually had some down time.

I knew I wanted a dress/slip style and a top/tank style. Here is what I came home with.  Continue Reading