The 11 Best Shapewear Pieces to Shop, According to Thousands of Customer Reviews
Upgrade your lingerie drawer with these top-rated body shapers.
By now, your lingerie drawer is hopefully already stocked with a variety of comfortable bras and undetectable underwear, but it should also be filled with great shapewear pieces. Not only do these handy undergarments lift you in all the right places, but they also help make a seamless base which helps your clothes look and fit better.
Like most undergarments, the number of options in stores can feel overwhelming. So to help you cut through the clutter, we turned to real reviews from shoppers to find out which shapewear pieces are actually worth buying. These top-rated body shapers, outlined below, not only have near-perfect ratings, but they also have thousands of perfect five-star reviews between them.
From a smoothing bodysuit to shaping shorts to control-top leggings, we’ve rounded up 11 shapewear essentials that customers say are both flattering and comfortable.
These are the best shapewear pieces to buy:
- Best Plunging Bodysuit: Spanx Suit Your Fancy Plunge Bodysuit
- Best Shorts: Spanx OnCore Mid-Thigh Shorts
- Best Underwear: Commando Control-Top Thong
- Best Tank: Maidenform Flexees Shapewear Cami
- Best Arm Sleeves: Spanx Arm Tights
- Best Slip: Commando Two-Faced Tech Control Slip
- Best Leggings: Lyssé Control-Top High-Waist Capris
- Best Plus Size Shapewear: Maidenform Firm Foundation Plus-Size Body Shaper
- Best Strapless Bodysuit: Maidenform Flexees Women’s Shapewear Briefer
- Best Bra: Bali Comfort Revolution Wirefree Bra
- Best Tights: DKNY Light Opaque Control-Top Tights
Best Plunging Bodysuit: Spanx Suit Your Fancy Plunge Bodysuit
This best-selling, smoothing bodysuit from Spanx features a plunging neckline and a low back, making it the perfect choice to wear under low-cut tops and dresses. Along with boasting seamless leg openings that are undetectable under clothes, it also features adjustable, convertible straps that can be worn in five different ways. There’s even a patented “Easy Access Gusset” that allows you to go to the bathroom without taking the bodysuit off. With details like that, it’s no wonder why it is one of the brand’s most popular items.
To buy: $148; spanx.com
Best Shorts: Spanx OnCore Mid-Thigh Shorts
These Spanx shaping shorts are a best-seller for a reason. Not only do they sculpt your thighs and stomach, but they also boast special “booty enhancing” pockets that lift and firm your backside as well. The comfortable shorts range in size from XS to XL and come in three neutral colors.
To buy: $62; spanx.com
Best Underwear: Commando Control-Top Thong
If you hate visible panty lines, this control-top thong from Commando might be just the thing for you. Made from a laser-cut seamless material, this shaping underwear will smooth out your stomach and waist areas while being completely unnoticeable under your clothes. “I’ve been searching for a perfect smoothing undergarment that smooths AND is invisible, and these are it. The thong-style is nice too for those of us that want the bottom curves to show,” raved one customer.
To buy: $38; nordstrom.com