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Spring and easter outfits

As with any other holiday, Easter is an opportunity to get together and put on some of your prettiest clothes. With spring in full swing, what better way than to bring out your whites and nudes and embrace the warmer weather. Floral prints and blush tones paired with your go to white blouse or favorite white trousers are amazing outfits options for Easter Sunday lunch. One thing to keep in mind when transitioning from winter to spring outfits is that we may not feel as comfortable wearing lighter colors and sometimes shapewear may be helpful. This is because it not only allows you to feel more at ease but also allows for the coverage that some of the more sheer...

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How to Wear Leggings

Over the years, leggings have become a fashion trend especially in the Fall season. They are an alternative to jeans and sweatpants because of their multi-purpose usage and their high level of comfort. Even though they are tight, it is impossible not to feel at ease when wearing them. Styling leggings can sometimes tricky, so here are a few basic style tips to get you started. How to Wear Leggings, Rule #1: Leggings are both pants and tights   Curved Seam Tight Ankle Leggings Svelte slimming leggings have built-in shapewear that evens out bulges and muffin tops leading to a confident and sexy you. In addition, the slimming waist panel will provide your body with comfortable support whether you are...

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Everything you need to know about Svelte’s new open bust shapewear

The skinny shaper tank top, Svelte’s newest shapewear product will be available online shortly. This open bust shapewear comes in nude and black, and is made of our new and revolutionary fabric, a mix of Nylon and Spandex. Of course all shapewear companies boast their products will change your approach to shapewear, and many offer similar looking open bust shapewear. But here’s what makes ours unique: The fabric : Svelte worked hard and conducted extensive research to find the perfect fabric for this tank. We wanted it to be not only stretchy, but supportive, comfortable and moisture wicking. Basically we wanted you to be able to forget you were actually wearing it during the day. So this open bust shapewear is...

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Jogging in shapewear leggings: why you’ll love running with a little extra support

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who love jogging and those who don’t. If you are, like our co-founder Liliana, one of those (crazy) people for whom jogging feels amazing, we have one tip for you: when you go running, bring along your shapewear leggings or shorts. Jogging involves a lot of bouncing, and long term this can be rather painful. Sports bras are designed to hold your chest firmly in place, but what about your tummy? While not as painful, the small roll of fat situated right on your abdomen (you know the one we’re talking about) will jump up and down a bit as you run, and can end up feeling uncomfortable by the...

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Three things to consider when buying shapewear leggings

Shapewear leggings are taking the fashion industry by storm: they’re the perfect garment, a mix of flattering control and stretchy comfort. But before getting yours, there are 3 main things you should consider:   Support level Shapewear leggings come in several different levels of support. While most offer light and comfortable control (no brand wants to be the first to make leggings uncomfortable), some offer firmer control. Whatever your preferences, remember that shapewear leggings are made with integrated shapewear functions that can be worn all day, they are supposed to move with your body and smooth out certain bulges and tucks, not to sculpt. If you are looking for high levels of support, shapewear leggings might not be for you....

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