11 Best Shapewear Styles for Your Body

You'll seriously want to wear these everyday.

A good set of shapewear has special look-awesome powers ... but not when you secretly feel like you're stuffed inside a newborn's onesie. With brand new options hitting stores constantly, it's hard to know which ones are as good as they appear. These must-haves, picked by the GolfHr Institute, have you covered!

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arabella firm control seamless slip
All-Over: Arabella Firm Control Seamless


This Amazon brand slip offers firm compression under dresses, creating the look of smooth curves and a flatter tummy. The straps on top are adjustable too, so you can ensure the perfect fit. 

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slimme reach arm slimming sleeve
Arms: SlimMe Reach Long Sleeve


Shapewear isn't just for your mid-section and bottom! Try this compression garment for smoothing under long-sleeves. (But mid-section and bottom shapers are coming up soon, don't worry...) 

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shapeez shortee bra
Back: Shapeez Shortee


This style has smoothing fabric to combat bra-induced back-fat. Though super pricey, it's comfortable and supportive even if you just want to wear as a bra.

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vassarette comfortably smooth slip short
Hips & Thighs: Vassarette Comfortably Smooth (12674)


These shorts are lightweight and seamless so they'll smooth without feeling too constricting. Think of them as a layering bottom that you can wear under anything.

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bali lace n smooth body briefer 8l10
Midsection: Bali Lace 'N Smooth Body Briefer (8L10)


This one-piece holds everything in comfortably and stays in place better than sectional shapewear. With the bottom closure, you can pee without changing into your birthday suit. 

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bounceback tummy transformer
A Pea in the Pod
Midsection: Bounceback Tummy Transformer


The belly sleeve has wide coverage for smoothing without being uncomfortable for new moms who recently had a C-section or are waiting for the tummy to shrink post-delivery.

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maidenform firm control hi-waist brief 1851
Midsection: Maidenform Firm Control Hi-Waist Brief (1854)


No more muffin top: The firm fabric smooths your belly, and a silicon waistband helps keep everything in place.

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squeem perfect waist cincher
Midsection: Squeem Perfect Waist Cincher


The structured boning and smoothing fabric work together to give you an hour-glass shape. It may look like an old-school corset, but the hook-closure up the middle lets you adjusts the fit to your liking.

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yummie lena tank
Midsection: Yummie Lena


Throw on this style under tops to slim and smooth — it'll basically replace your everyday layering tank. The midsection has increased compression, but it still won't feel as constricting as regular shapewear. 

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miraclesuit shape away torsette firm control
Midsection & Butt: Miraclesuit Shape Away Torsette (2918)


This firm style has the stay-in-place benefits of a bodysuit, but you can wear your own bra. Panels in the midsection give extra support and the bottom closure is another lifesaver in the bathroom. 

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spanx higher power short
Midsection, Thighs, & Butt: Spanx Higher Power Short


This do-it-all style shapes your thighs, butt, and hips with extra emphasis on the tummy. The seamless fabric offers medium firmness so it'll smooth without feeing like you can't breathe.

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