First thing’s first: why buy shapewear? We are slowly making progress towards an age of body positivity– so why change our shape to conform to society’s ideals? Great question. I hope we, as humans, get to a place where we are totally, completely comfortable in our own skin, loving and accepting every bulge and blemish and irregularity.
Alas, beauty standards constantly change, and we always seek to adapt to them– we have throughout history. Now, we have shapewear to adjust, smooth, nip & tuck our bodies to “perfection”- however we see that.
Today there are thousands of different shapewear pieces and brands available, many of which are comfortable, or at least tolerable, for everyday wear. So if it makes you feel a bit more confident - go for it! Allied Market Research recently predicted the global compression and shapewear market would be worth $6.95 billion by 2030, Sounds like this trend is here to stay, at least for a while. Read on for today’s best options: