The $812.5 billion shapewear business has been thrust into the role of image maker. Whether it’s a tank top with a layer of support lining, a long-leg bike pant with heat-sealed control panels or a brief with engineered stomach control, shapers are being worn every day by women and men of all ages and sizes.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
"That's something that resonates with me too because I'm so locked into a number. If I go over that number it completely ruins my day so it's nice to get detached from the number on the scale." - Chelsea Handler on Kelly LeVeque's book "Body Love." #wwdeye (📷: John Salangsang)