SHAPEWEAR DEFINITIONS

SHAPE-OLOGY
Your Guide To Shapewear Terms

A shapewear novice?
The Bod Squad® Fit Experts can get you started. Shape-ology will guide you through control wear silhouettes and terms to help you find shapewear that's right for you.

A-F

All-In-One or Body Briefer
A body briefer, body shaper or all-in-one is a one-piece garment that shapes you from your bust to hips or thighs.

Cinchers or Corsets
Cinchers or corsets target the waist and upper tummy to give you an hourglass figure.

Control Brief
This shaping panty can make you feel like its flattens and firms your tummy. It's available in full coverage, hi-leg and boy short silhouettes.

Control Cami
Control camis look like a typical camisole, but have control properties to shape you from your back to your upper hip. Some camis have built-in bras or multi-way straps; others can work as layering pieces or even ready-to-wear tops.

Control Slip
This body shaper looks like a traditional slip, but the fabric has control properties can help slim from bra to hips.

Control Thong
This thong has a wide shaping band that can flatten your tummy while the thong back eliminates panty lines.

Everyday or Light Control
Everyday control shapewear helps smooths bumps and bulges from your bra back to panty lines and is lightweight enough to wear every day.

Firm and Ultra Firm Control
These garments can take inches off to give you a slimmer appearance.

G-L

Girdle
This traditional shapewear term has been replaced with the more contemporary Control Brief, Thigh Slimmer or Waist Nipper.

Hi-Waist Control Brief
This high-rise shaping panty extends to your bra band to smooth and control your waist and tummy.

Hi-Waist Thigh Slimmer
This high-rise shapewear bottom extends from just under your bra band to mid-thigh or knee to control your back, waist, tummy, hip and thigh.

Light Control
Light control shapewear smooths bumps and bulges from your bra back to panty lines and is lightweight enough to wear every day.

M-S

Moderate Control
Moderate control shapewear helps to firm and shape and can give you a leaner, more toned appearance.

Pant Liner
Pant liner or control legging shapes from waist to ankle.

T-Z

Thigh Slimmer
This control panty extends to mid-thigh or to the knee to firm and shape your waist, tummy, hip and thigh.

Ultra Firm Control
These maximum control garments can take inches off to give you a slimmer appearance.

Waistnipper
Waistnippers, cinchers or corsets target the waist and upper tummy and can give you an hourglass figure.

Wear Your Own Bra (W.Y.O.B.)
These body briefers, slips and camis are cut to fall below the bust so you can wear your own bra for the most personalized fit.