The key to every great outfit…those tricky pieces that go underneath! Did you know, less is more when it comes to shapewear? Want to bare your legs, but don’t want to spray tan? Get airbrushed tanned legs, with spray-on leg makeup! And, for those of you looking for gift ideas, I’ve got over 100 gift ideas, to give or to get.
We’re getting Holiday Ready, today on AskSuzanneBell!
Head to toe – shoes, accessories, dress…right down to your coat or wrap. Nails and hair done…you’re ready. The night of the event, you go to get dressed…but you forgot what goes beneath! Many a gorgeous looks, have never seen a party, because they were unwearable!
Truth be told, some fashion designs are simply not meant to be worn by us everyday people, with our day bra and everyday panties. But, with the right foundation garments, you’ll work the party, with new found confidence!
I can’t stress enough, take your dress to the store and try it on with your Spanx. You only need to control the areas that are presenting an issue. Not an issue? Leave it alone. The best advise I can share, from my days in the fashion industry,
when it comes to Spanx, less really is more.
Smoothers, not shapers. If you need to really suck it all in, you can’t beat a Spanx.
I own both shapers (below, top center and right). I prefer the DKNY shaping brief (top right) over the Yummie (top center), but they both show a panty line. Shaping shorts are available if you want to hide the panty line. However, they can roll up on the thigh, which I find annoying. The thong shaper is a great concept, but it’s not my favorite. That said, I am not a huge fan of thongs in general, so keep that in mind.
Hide the panty line, with seamless panties.
For everyday, the Wacoal is my new fave (top left). Available in all panty silhouettes, it’s almost like wearing nothing. For no panty line, thongs are best or try the Commando panty line; available in thong, bikini (bottom left), and girl short styles.
Black tights are my everyday go-to. For evening, I prefer a bare leg or nude hose.
Not ready to bare your legs, and no time for a spray tan?
Try Sally Hansen Airbrush Spray on Hose (drugstore)…yes, it actually works, and you can’t beat the price!
If you’re dress or outfit is giving you a challenge, here’s my picks for all the stuff in-between.
With a little planning, that fabulous dress and you, will make it to the event without a hitch!
Do you shop for your foundations prior to an event, or do you wing it with what’s in your drawer?
Before buying a new dress, do you calculate in the additional cost of undergarments?
Are foundations a factor, when selection a dress?
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Many bloggers have created fabulous gift guides this month, many sponsored by retailers with affiliate links. I don’t plan to link up 100 gifts for you here as a blog post (only so many days before Christmas), but, I do pin all my gift ideas to my Pinterest Board Great Gifts to Give and Get (HERE). It’s basically a gift guide (and more), with 100 pins and growing. It’s just not organized in a pretty square, and posted here as a blogpost. Check it out if you are in need of some fresh new ideas! I update the board almost daily.
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