Foundation garment


Foundation garment

A foundation garment (also known as shapewear or shape-wear) is an undergarment designed to change the wearer's shape, producing a more fashionable figure. Specific styles of foundation garments have been essential to some fashion movements, and required in some social situations in various fashion periods, particularly but not exclusively for women. In recent years sales of such garments have ıncreased consıderably.

Foundation garments include:

* Bodysuits
* Brassieres
* Corsets
* Control briefs
* Garter belts
* Girdles
* BodyBriefers
* Control Slips
* Control Camisoles

Types of Control

* Light Control shapewear garments offer a touch of smoothing control. They are the perfect option for women of all sizes who want to appear smoother, not smaller.

* Medium Control shapewear garments offer smoothing control with a touch of compression. They are the perfect option for any woman who is seeking to appear more toned.

* Firm Control shapewear garments offer the maximum amount of compression and control. They are perfect for any woman seeking to appear slimmer and more toned under their clothing. [ [http://www.shapewear.com Shapewear for Her - Shapewear.com - find great shapewear online ] ]

References

See also

* Hanesbrands Inc.
* Victoria's Secret
* Wonderbra
* SPANX
* Gırdles
* Control Brıefs

Link

* [http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Posture_%26_Foundation_Garments Posture & Foundation Garments]
* [http://www.shapewear.com Shapewear]


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  • foundation garment — n. a woman s corset or girdle, esp. one with an attached bra …   English World dictionary

  • foundation garment — noun a woman s undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body • Syn: ↑foundation • Hypernyms: ↑undergarment, ↑unmentionable • Hyponyms: ↑corset, ↑girdle, ↑stays, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • foundation garment — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms foundation garment : singular foundation garment plural foundation garments a piece of underwear that women wore, especially in the past, to give their body more shape or support …   English dictionary

  • foundation garment — {n.} A close fitting garment designed for women to wear underneath their clothes to make them look slim; a piece of woman s underwear. * /Jane wears a foundation garment under her evening dress./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foundation garment — {n.} A close fitting garment designed for women to wear underneath their clothes to make them look slim; a piece of woman s underwear. * /Jane wears a foundation garment under her evening dress./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foundation\ garment — noun A close fitting garment designed for women to wear underneath their clothes to make them look slim; a piece of woman s underwear. Jane wears a foundation garment under her evening dress …   Словарь американских идиом

  • foundation garment —    a corset    The imagery comes from building, although the word buttress comes more readily to mind:     ... she may be half perishing in the clutch of her foundation garment . (Jennings, 1965) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • foundation garment — foun dation ,garment noun count a piece of underwear that women wore, especially in the past, to give their body more shape or support …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • foundation garment — an undergarment, as a girdle or corset, worn by women to support or give shape to the contours of the body. Also called foundation. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • foundation garment — Synonyms and related words: advocate, alpenstock, arm, athletic supporter, back, backbone, backing, bandeau, bearer, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, brassiere, buttress, cane, carrier, cervix, corselet, corset, crook, crutch, fulcrum, girdle, guy,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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