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Wedding Dress Undergarments

Jenn, on June 6, 2020 at 12:40 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 0 6
Hello ladies!!


I’m looking for suggestions for an undergarment that will suck in my mid section.
Long story but I bought my original dress in August which was a full corset In itself and I was able to wear a corset bra and anything I wanted under because the back was high. I was really sucked in and had some curves going with that one. But, I was not happy with it, I was super uncomfortable! 2 months before my wedding I cried at my fitting and I hated my dress! Luckily I got it at David’s Bridal and I was able to exchange. So... my new dress I LOVE but it doesn’t have the security of the corset and it’s low back so I can’t wear anything high because you’ll see it. My wedding was moved because of COVID so I have some time now to do some more shopping.
I feel a little loosey goosey in it. I’m looking for an underwear or something that will just suck in that lower area a little. I attached some pictures of the area. Also attached a side by side of the two dresses for fun lol.
Anyway...suggestions of anything you’ve tried that works well???

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6 Comments

Latest activity by Cheryl, on July 21, 2020 at 5:55 PM
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    Master October 2022
    Jana ·
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    Try Shapermint or HoneyLove. There are alot of good reviews on those on the boards and they won't be seen with the lower back.
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  • Lynnie
    WeddingWire Administrator October 2016
    Lynnie ·
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    Hi Jennifer! Do you think low-rise Spanx shorts would work?

    Here are a few other forum discussions I found with more shapewear suggestions:

    Shapers for low back dress???

    Shapewear Help! Low Back + Illusion top

    Spanx for low back dress
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  • Jessica
    Master September 2020
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    I really like the new dress! I second checking Shapermint- I’ve loved the stuff I’ve gotten from them. Good luck!
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  • Erin
    Just Said Yes July 2020
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    You look beautiful! But i just went to Bloomingdale's and the sales ladies in the lingerie department helped me! They were fantastic and equipped me well - to say the least haha Smiley smile

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    Dedicated January 2021
    Jenn ·
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    I think I bought something from every online retailer 😂😂 nothing seems to work well for me. Some suck in but aren’t quite seamless and you can see the panty lines. But you know what, I went to try on my actual dress (the one in the original photo was one size too small; that’s all DB had to try because it was a new dress) and it doesn’t look so bad. I’m thinking of going with comfort and forgetting about any spanx under. However, I will give Bloomingdales a shot, that’s a great idea. Wedding Dress Undergarments 4
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  • Cheryl
    Dedicated November 2021
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    I know someone suggested honeylove and I was going to suggest them too -- until I saw the back of your dress. The honeylove shapers are very high waisted. Like, you can tuck them under your bra, high. I bought one before I went dress shopping to wear when I shopped and it was great.

    Now, that being said, you can try shapermint, as also suggested. You can also try herroom.com or barenecessities.com. Oh...and simplybe.com has shapers too. Good luck!

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