ASMini914
Super September 2019

Wedding dress and shape wear?

ASMini914, on July 16, 2019 at 9:41 AM Posted in Wedding Attire 2 13
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How would this work?! I was considering getting a pair of spans that are basically high waisted underwear... but how will I go to the bathroom? It’s not reasonable to take my dress off every time. Any brides have experience ?! 🤷🏼‍♀️

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  • Formerbride
    VIP June 2019
    Formerbride ·
    I wore a pair of shaping shorts. I got them from target and they were less restrictive than most. I tried on so many different types of shapewear, some are so tight. I had a fitted dress. I pulled the bottom of my dress up and the shapewear down to go to the bathroom. I didn't have a problem but it may have been a hassle with really tight shapewear.
  • Lauren
    VIP February 2020
    Lauren Online ·

    I'm planning on wearing spanx with my mermaid style dress. I haven't figured out the bathroom situation yet, though, since my dress also has a corset back so I'll probably have to take the whole thing off to go to the bathroom anyways!

  • Brianna
    Super October 2019
    Brianna ·

    I'm following this, as I have a mermaid style dress and have been wondering the same thing!!

  • Kayte
    Dedicated October 2019
    Kayte Online ·
    I got both boy shots & regular style briefs from shapermint, definitely less restrictive then spanx & you can actually breathe it more smoothes out the mid section. Pricing isn’t too bad either!
  • Caytlyn
    Champion November 2019
    Caytlyn Online ·
    I think the real problem is using the bathroom in the dress, not the spanx. Some people sit on the toilet backwards and others need help from a close friend or family member.
  • Cyndy
    Master May 2019
    Cyndy ·
    I think it depends on your dress and how easy it is to pull up. There are lots of shape wear options out there and some are really right and others not so much. I didn’t have any trouble with mine but my dress was light and didn’t have a train.
  • ASMini914
    Super September 2019
    ASMini914 ·
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    My dress is a mermaid with 9 layers of skirt and it will have a bustle... yikes!

    I think I might buy what I have in mind and then just see what happens at my next fitting
  • Pamela
    Dedicated March 2020
    Pamela ·
    Some Spanx has a pee hole. It's tricky to use, but possible.
  • ASMini914
    Super September 2019
    ASMini914 ·
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    Have you ever seen any Soanx that just go around the stomach?! Or would it completely make them not work if I cut the bottom and made it like a snap crotch?
  • Chandra
    Master May 2019
    Chandra ·
    I was really surprised given how much I pee in a day that I only needed to use the restroom once in my dress. Granted I didn't have shapewear or a form fitting dress. I think that's one thing I took into consideration when I bought the dress is peeing haha
  • Tris
    Expert August 2019
    Tris ·
    Look for shapewear with a "gusset".
  • ASMini914
    Super September 2019
    ASMini914 ·
    I just ran down to a store at the mall and bought a Spanx waist cinched, no idea if it will work (I just want to hold in a small problem area in my lower stomach), but worth a try! Hopefully it works because it just goes around my waist and not my legs so I wouldn’t have to pull anything down.
  • A
    Savvy June 2019
    Alex ·
    I wore Spanx underwear. When I had to use the restroom, I was able to pull the underwear over enough to pee, kind of like making my own peehole. Not bad at all.

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