It's time to embrace a new trend that's making waves and giving us all a reason to feel confident and fabulous. That's right, we’re talking about shapewear becoming the new outerwear!
Gone are the days when shapewear was solely meant to be hidden under our clothes. It's now taking center stage and becoming a fashion statement in its own right.
Shapewear and the Rise of Athleisure
Shapewear has been used to enhance our curves, and silhouette, and give us that extra boost of confidence. But now, we’re beginning to see people all over the world reimagining shapewear and incorporating it into their everyday outfits. One of the key reasons behind this trend is the increasing popularity of athleisure and the blurring of boundaries between activewear and streetwear.
Shaping Cami and Bodysuit: A Streamlined Look
One of the most popular ways to embrace this trend is by pairing shaping cami and bodysuits with high-waisted jeans or skirts. The bodysuit acts as a second skin, creating a seamless and sculpted look. With a range of styles available, from simple and understated to bold and stylish, you can choose the one that suits your personal taste and the occasion. Add a stylish blazer or a cropped jacket, and you've got a chic and fashion-forward ensemble that'll make you look and feel good.
@dmondsr4evr is wearing the Shapermint Essentials All Day Every Day Scoop Neck Cami in Lavender colorway and @himani1015 is wearing the Shapermint Essentials All Day Every Day Scoop Neck Bodysuit in Racing Red.
Sheer and Semi-Sheer Layering
Another way to rock shapewear as outerwear is by layering it under sheer or semi-sheer tops or dresses. This adds an element of intrigue and sensuality to your outfit while still maintaining a sophisticated and classy vibe. Pair it with a high-waisted skirt or tailored pants, and you're ready to conquer the world with your killer style. It's all about balancing the coverage and transparency to create a visually appealing and fashionable look.
@flowergirl_87 is wearing the Shapermint Essentials All Day Every Day High-Waisted Shaper Boyshort and @itstaylorrenee is wearing the Shapermint Essentials All Day Every Day Scoop Neck Cami and Shapermint Essentials Everyday Empower Mesh Shaper Shorts.
Shapewear Leggings: Versatile Comfort
Let's not forget about shapewear leggings. These miracle workers not only provide a flattering and smoothing effect but also offer exceptional comfort. They can be worn with oversized sweaters, longline cardigans, or even blazers for a polished and fashion-forward look. Whether you're heading to the gym or meeting friends for brunch, shapewear leggings are versatile enough to take you from day to night with ease.
@berlinlikethe.city is wearing the Shapermint Essentials High Waisted Shaping Leggings in Burgundy and @naimaivory is wearing the Shapermint Essentials High Waisted Shaping Leggings in Burgundy in Black
Comfort and Technology
Now, we know what some of you might be thinking. Isn't shapewear uncomfortable? With advancements in fabric technology, shapewear today is designed to be breathable, lightweight, and flexible. It's no longer the restrictive and uncomfortable undergarment of the past.
@thisisjulietjones is wearing the Truekind® Daily Comfort Wireless Shaper Bra in Beige paired with Shapermint Essentials All Day Every Day High-Waisted Shaper Shorts in Chocolate and @sammystylin is wearing the Truekind® Daily Comfort Wireless Shaper Bra in Dark Pink.
You can now find shapewear that feels like a second skin, allowing you to move freely while still reaping the benefits of a more streamlined silhouette.
Whether you choose to rock a bodysuit, layer it under sheer tops, or opt for shapewear leggings, there's no denying that shapewear is the new outerwear. So go ahead, experiment, and have fun with this trend.
After all, fashion is all about expressing yourself, and shapewear gives you the tools to do just that. Show us how you style your Shapermint Essentials by tagging us on your photos @Shapermint.