Ever since the days of Jane Austen, women have been faking their figures with undergarments.
And while the category has obviously progressed since the days of whale-bone constructions, modern slimwear still remains a carefully concealed item. Yet the latest wave of tummy-tuckers is begging to be shared.
“A lot of companies are doing this new ‘shapewear you can show,’ and I think it’s great,” said Mia Holtzman, sales and marketing manager at Julie France. “You can’t always dress in a way to hide everything from your neck to your ankles. Sometimes, something is going to show.”