Today, designers are enamored with vintage. Whether strutting the red carpet or filming for a period drama such as Mad Men or Masters of Sex, celebrities and fashionistas alike are rediscovering the appeal of foundation garments. Vintage shapewear is leaving its mark!

Wearing the alluring and classic fashions of decades past is easy with the help of the underpinnings that were originally worn underneath them. After all, fashion is an ever-changing shape that underwear and outerwear alike is modeled after. If you don’t wear the body-contouring undergarments of the era, how will you properly fit into the clothing that’s tailored to that silhouette?

Below, find out which pieces of shapewear give the best support for a few of the most popular vintage styles that may be hanging in your closet.

 

Vintage inspirations and matching shapewear:

Corset

Corset

1. Pair a Mad Man inspired waist cinching knee length frock with a corset. Choose satin or lace depending on the occasion.

High Waist Leg Shaper

High Waist Leg Shaper

For a classic yet sexy knee length pencil skirt wear this high waist leg shaper to smooth. away midriff bulge. Opt for the extra firm shaping girdle if you plan to wear stockings. 

Waist and Long Leg Shaper

Waist and Long Leg Shaper

A waist and long leg shaper is key to pulling off a cinched waist trouser pant look. This shapewear is especially made to contour the waist, hips, back, legs and derrière.

Body Briefer

Body Briefer

To achieve a flawless hourglass figure while wearing a vintage inspired long sleek dress, first slip into body briefer. With the help of the tummy tamer and exclusive shaping bands, everything will fall into place.