These things from Spanx have hundreds of rave reviews—and none are shapewear
Spanx isn't just shapewear anymore
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Spanx has been helping women of all shapes and sizes squeeze into teeny-tiny cocktail dresses and all manner of ill-fitting bridesmaid dresses for the past two decades. When we tested Spanx (and pit it against Skims) we found that Spanx products were well worth their price tags.
The leading name in shapewear, Spanx products are the go-to for countless women looking to smooth out unsightly lines—and just feel a little more comfortable in formalwear. The Spanx of today, however, is about more than just modern girdles. From workwear to denim to, yes, menswear, here are eight things reviewers love that you didn’t know Spanx made.
1. Rocker-chic leggings you can wear from day to night
Leggings that look as good with an oversized sweatshirt and sneakers as they do with a blazer and ankle boots? And they’re both crazy comfortable and slimming? These faux-leather leggings sound too good to be true, and yet here they are. The leather-like sheen elevates these leggings to Big Night Out pants status, while the contouring Power Waistband ensures that you can rock them comfortably all day long.
- Get the Faux Leather Leggings from Spanx for $98
- Get the Faux Leather Leggings from Nordstrom for $98
2. A lovely bralette that actually provides support
Bralettes can be cute and they can be sexy, but they don’t tend to provide the support needed by more well-endowed women. Enter Spanx’s Bra-llelujah! Bralette, a bra that provides both form and function. The all-hosiery bralette provides the support of an underwire bra without any hardware or elastic. Plus, it comes in a variety of neutral colors and a frisky animal print.
- Get the Bra-llelujah! Bralette from Spanx for $48
- Get the Bra-llelujah! Bralette from Nordstrom for $48
3. Leggings that might make you want to get a motorcycle
These biker-chic leggings give an edgy upgrade to any look, and they’re comfortable enough to wear while riding a motorcycle—or a Peloton. Made from the same sleek material as their popular faux leather leggings, this pair features moto-style stitching and hidden contouring coverage.
- Get the Faux Leather Moto Leggings from Spanx for $110
- Get the Faux Leather Moto Leggings from Nordstrom for $110
4. Skinny jeans you could take a nap in
Denim is famously uncomfortable. And yet no wardrobe is complete without a go-to pair of jeans. These are sure to be yours! These distressed ankle skinny jeans are made from ultra-comfy stretch denim fabric and provide high rise (read: tummy) coverage without feeling constricting. Plus, they look good with just about everything.
- Get the Distressed Ankle Skinny Jeans from Spanx for $128
- Get the Distressed Ankle Skinny Jeans from Nordstrom for $128
5. Insanely comfy pants you can wear to a job interview
Job interviews are uncomfortable, but your outfit doesn’t have to be. I’ve donned these sleek black pants for an interview and can attest to the fact that they’re both office appropriate and couch comfortable. Made from a smoothing ponte fabric, these chic pull-on ankle pants fit like leggings and look like a pair of power trousers.
6. A thong that’s as comfortable as your favorite boy shorts
Speaking of pretty undies, we bet you didn’t know that Spanx also sold thongs! And they are surprisingly comfy. The Under Statements Thong is made from a quick-drying, moisture wicking fabric and features laser cut edges that won’t cut into delicate skin. And that unpleasant wedgie feeling some thongs can give after a full day of wear? Not a problem.
7. A classic pair of statement trousers
When you think Spanx, you think form-fitting, right? The shapewear giant has branched out, however, and these effortlessly cool flared black pants are proof of the brand’s versatility. These pull-on pants in a smoothing ponte material feature a slightly flared hem and can be dressed up or down, accordingly.
8. A cozy compression shirt for the guys
Women aren’t the only ones who could sometimes use an assist from their undergarments. This cotton crew neck is basically shapewear for men. The soft undershirt provides lumbar support to improve posture and compression for firming and supporting a dude’s gut and chest.
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