The Best Bodysuits Styles and How to Wear Them

#Bodysuits are one of the hottest trends and with good reason! They can be an easy and chic way to layer during the cold weather, or they can simply be worn as a fashion statement on their own. If you're not sure how to wear a bodysuit, or what style to get, read on because we got the best bodysuit styles for every occasion.

What is a bodysuit?

It is a one-piece foundation garment designed to provide support while shaping your body. Though most bodysuits are form-fitting, they are still comfortable to wear because they are made of a soft and smooth fabric that creates a seamless look under outfits.

  • Shaping Bodysuits

Shapermint Essentials Open Bust Bodysuit Shaper Panty

This easy-to-wear bodysuit has hip to rib coverage that offers firm compression around the waist area to smooth your sides and midsection while lifting your butt. It also has adjustable straps to keep it in place and an open bust design for you to wear your favorite bra. You can wear it under your officewear or under your dress for your girls' night out.

Maidenform® Lace Trim Body Shaper

Enhance your natural shape with this firm compression, full coverage, full cup, and underwire bra bodysuit. It’s designed with lace and mesh lining, plus a 3-hook gusset. It’s best to wear for special occasions like weddings and red carpet events.

Bali® Lace N' Smooth Firm Control Full Body Shaper

This firm control bodysuit with a cute lace design is a must-have in every woman’s wardrobe. It’s made with soft-lined cups that give a natural shape to your bust while smoothing and lifting your stomach, butt, waist, and back. This full coverage body shaper is breathable and comfortably forms the body. You can wear it as a top paired with jeans, shorts, or a skirt and just throw on a jacket when it gets colder.

Curveez® Ultra Shaping Hip Hugger Bodysuit

This ultra compression bodysuit is the kind of foundation garment you’ll wear under your wedding or bridesmaid dress. It’s made from a super slim fabric that is hardly noticeable, this shaper features behind lifting technology for a natural shape, adjustable spaghetti straps, and best of all, an open bust so you can wear your own bra. It also has a gusset with hook and eye closure so you can easily have hassle-free bathroom breaks.

Shapermint Essentials Open Bust Shaper Slip Dress

If you want to be comfortable at a formal event or party while looking smooth and shaped in your dress, then you’ll love this open-bust slip dress. This firm control bodysuit is made from buttery soft material that smooths, lifts, and tucks in just the perfect places. It also has a no-roll material that stays in place all day.

  • Bodysuit Shorts

Shapermint Essentials Open Bust Bodysuit Shaper Short

No slips, no roll-downs, no thigh-chafing—just a few wonders this bodysuit shaper does. It has a firm control that comfortably enhances your shape under any outfit. Best paired with skirts or dresses, especially during hotter days because its length prevents your thighs from rubbing.

TC® Back Magic Thigh Slimmer Torsette

Enhance your curves and shape your thighs under sleek pants or a form-fitting dress with this high-compression bodysuit. It’s designed with Back Magic Technology that encourages better posture, and a built-in flexible boning that contours the waist. The best part? It has a double cotton gusset for ultimate comfort and hassle-free bathroom breaks.

Curveez® Second Skin Hip Hugger Bodysuit

Achieve an enhanced look instantly with this medium control bodysuit that is light as second-skin. It’s made with antibacterial fabric and designed to smooth your waist, hips, and back and lifts your butt. Best to wear under your everyday outfit with your favorite bra.

  • Strapless Bodysuits

TC® Shape Away® Strapless Bodybriefer

Extra firm yet incredibly comfortable. This full-coverage torso tamer is designed to control your back, bust, tummy, and butt, while the underwire bra gives natural shape and support. One thing you’ll love the most is you never have to take it off for bathroom breaks because it comes with a hook and eye gusset. Best worn under formal wear, or with your jeans or shorts as your top.

Wacoal® Red Carpet Strapless Shaping Bodybriefer

When the name describes what’s it for. Take this shaping body briefer to your next red carpet event and look seamlessly smooth. Designed for serene sculpting for maximum control and confidence.  This includes an underwire strapless bra and a full coverage brief with a power mesh lining for extra control.

Maidenform® Easy-Up® Strapless Body Briefer

Feel extra confident under your favorite dress with this firm control bust-to-hip body briefer with a built bra with foam cups and convertible straps. It has perfectly placed panels that enhance all the right places, with no-slip linings to keep the strapless design in place all day.

Ultimately, bodysuits are a very versatile addition to any woman's wardrobe. They can be worn on their own, underneath other clothing, or even layering with other pieces. Plus, they have the added benefit of making you look more streamlined and sleek when properly paired with the right bottoms. If you've been wanting to make the jump into bodysuit territory, now's the time!

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