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Do You Need To Wear Shapewear Today?

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Style

Spanx and other shapewear are pretty polarizing. On the one hand, they might help you feel more confident in a certain outfit. On the other hand, they...

The Sex And Spanx Option No One's Talking About

Refinery29 | Posted 08.07.2016 | Style

Before Spanx, there were girdles: an undergarment dating back to the 1920s designed to enhance a woman's figure. They were so popular that by the '60s, they had superseded pantyhose and became the intimate of choice for most -- they were also everything but taboo in the bedroom.

5 Fresh Ways to Keep Cool on Hot Days

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

I recently traveled from one sweltering U.S. destination to the next -- Alabama to Washington D.C. to NYC within a week -- and here are my favorite new finds for how to take the sweat out of summer.

Spanx Are Literally Squeezing Your Organs

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.30.2014 | Style

"I hate Spanx because even though they look so good under your clothes, sometimes mid-wedding I'll be like, 'I feel so nauseous,'" actress Jennifer Co...

Cellulite-Fighting Shapewear Lines Sued For Not Fighting Cellulite

Posted 11.08.2013 | Style

Remember when Skechers, New Balance and Reebok were all sued over "toning" sneakers that didn't really tone people's legs? Yeah, Maidenform should hav...

Have You Ever Worn Shapewear? (POLL)

Posted 10.03.2013 | Home


If These Spanx Could Talk...

Brittany Gibbons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Brittany Gibbons

Six hours later, I peeled the moist scuba suit from my body and collapsed on the floor. Filling my lungs to capacity for the first time since being seated on the groom's side. It burns. It burns so good.

Jennifer Coolidge Says What We're All Thinking About Spanx

Posted 08.16.2013 | Style

Bring up the topic of Spanx around a group of women, and you're sure to hear a pretty heated debate. The polarizing shapewear has pit two camps firmly...

PICS: Would You Try Levi's Shapewear Jeans?

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 07.09.2013 | Style

For some of us, shapewear is a vital part of every outfit. So imagine the time we'd save if Spanx were actually built in to our clothing! Well, we ...

The Craziest Shapewear EVER!

Posted 06.20.2013 | Style

Shapewear can be a total godsend. It helps to smooth everything out and give you that extra bit of confidence to wear a satin skirt or a body-hugging ...

Shapewear: How To Go From Frumpy to Fabulous!

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 02.28.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

From style icons to soccer moms, I have dressed women of all shapes and sizes for both the red carpet and look-their-best moments in real life. So what do all these women have in common? They are all wearing shapewear.

Sofia Vergara Brings Sexy To 'Soccer Moms' With Shapewear Line

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 04.24.2013 | Style

If anyone can insert a little sexy into functional garments, it's Sofia Vergara, right? The buxom Latina will be doing just that when she releases a c...

Shape Wear: A Seamless Lie?

Ann Brady | Posted 06.12.2013 | Style
Ann Brady

My first time wearing shapers was a few years back at a bachelorette party--I was on the better side of 30 and a nightclub was on the docket. In an attempt to fit in with club style, I chose to wear a nude micro mini skirt.

5 Lessons We Can Learn From The Best-Dressed List

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 03.20.2013 | Style

Every week, we choose the best-dressed celebrities from red carpets and events. There are always those outfits that evoke a visceral reaction, an "ooo...

Tim Gunn On Spanx: 'I Do Look Better'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 02.25.2013 | Style

When it comes to Oscars aftermath, there's no critic we trust more than Tim Gunn. The "Project Runway" judge and fashion expert talked red carpet fash...

Will The Loose Skin Ever Go Away?, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | Home

Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer gave advice on dealing with loose skin after weight loss when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. Unfortunately...

Katy Perry: I Feel Fat Without My Spanx

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.29.2012 | Style

Don't be silly, Katy -- you're gorgeous.

Can Men Wear Shapewear? From Tim Gunn (WATCH)

Posted 08.20.2013 | Home

Women aren't the only ones who can wear shapewear! Tim Gunn, fashion therapist and author, recommended that men try out shapewear when he met with me ...

Their Desire To Look Slimmer Made Them A Multi-Million-Dollar Smash

Posted 10.26.2012 | Home

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

The Science of Shapewear (and Where All the Fat Goes)

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 10.19.2012 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

We have a love/hate relationship with our body shapers and waist cinchers. On the one hand, we are grateful they give us the seamless, streamlined look we desire -- no muffin tops and rolls! But let's be honest: in their effort to restrict and confine our, well, fat, they leave us a little uncomfy.

WATCH: Is Shapewear Good For Teens' Health?

Posted 08.05.2012 | Style

The idea of braving a day in Spanx is a daunting one, to say the least. The constant need to adjust your undergarments, the incessant crushing pain of...

10 Life Lessons From Spanx Founder Sara Blakely

Forbes Woman | Posted 05.24.2012 | Women

At last week's inspiring National Association of Professional Women's 2nd annual networking conference, I had the opportunity to attend the keynote pr...

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Shun Stockings

Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Dana Oliver

You'd be hard-pressed to find me not wearing pantyhose. Here's three reasons why.

PHOTOS: What 'Real Women' Look Like In Shapewear

Posted 04.12.2012 | Style

Reality TV star and now "Skinnygirl" entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel has already deluged the market with her Skinnygirl brand books, makeup, ponytail (y...

Catching Up & Sucking It In With Jill Zarin!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 04.10.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Zarin is taking her over 25 years of retail experience and parlaying it into her new venture, a shape wear line called Skweez Couture. An unexpected, yet rather savvy move.