The Ultimate Guide to Shapewear for Red-Carpet Events

When it comes to red carpet-events, celebrities always seem to effortlessly flaunt their flawless figures. But here's a little secret they'd like to share: shapewear! Yes, even the biggest stars wear shapewear to enhance their curves and create those jaw-dropping red carpet looks even in the most form-fitting gowns. 

Today, we're pulling back the curtains to reveal the behind-the-scenes magic of shapewear that helps stars confidently celebrate their shape at red-carpet events. Whether it's a movie premiere, awards show, or high-profile gala, shapewear has become a Hollywood staple, and we're here to show you how it can become your confidence boost too!

High-Waisted Shorts

High-waisted shorts are one of the most popular shapewear essentials, thanks to their high coverage and control. This type of shaping short offers coverage from beneath the breasts all the way down to mid-thigh, which is why many celebrities love matching it with their favorite fitted dresses. And the best part is, it prevents annoying and painful thigh chafing.

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Mid-Waisted Shorts

If wearing an open-back dress then mid-waisted shorts are the best option, as the shapewear starts right on the waistline, ensuring it won’t be seen, and still providing tummy, butt, and thigh control. It works perfectly with so many outfits and is pretty much unseen, especially if wearing a seamless short option.

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Mid-Thigh Bodysuits

Bodysuits offer the most support and control and are often worn under pants looks or even full suits like so many celebs like Blake Lively and Julia Roberts often wear. It provides full body coverage, lifting the breasts, controlling the midsection, and smoothing the thighs, for a sleek look. There are many bodysuit options available to suit your needs: wide straps, open bust, strapless, and more.

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You too can get the confidence boost that shapewear offers. It’s all about picking the right ones that will enhance your curves and allow you to move freely. As you prepare for your next big event, keep in mind the different styles of shapewear available. Always choose the right style that complements your outfit and enhances your figure. Comfort is key, so don't hesitate to try different options until you find the perfect fit for you.

We’d love to see your red-carpet look. Follow and tag us on social @Shapermint.

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