This one piece, formfitting garment is normally worn by women and covers only the torso and crotch area. The bodysuit is normally worn with a skirt or trousers but with the evolving times, has been extended to underwear, foundation garment as well as active wear use. There are even bodysuit shapers which are used for shaping purposes. Since not all women have the same needs body wise, choosing the right bodysuit will be a crucial part in shopping for this clothing item.
Know the Type of Body Suit you need
- Body suits come in types of shape wear, which is made from elastic material that provides a sliming effect as well as support for most of the upper body. This type is best used as an undergarment to be worn with a skirt or trouser over it.
- There’s also the outerwear body suit, which features a top that can be worn as tank tops which do not bulge or sway about. These can also be worn with trousers, jeans and skirts. These were much popular in the 1990s, but lost popularity due to size restrictions.
- There’s also the lingerie body suit that is lacy and sexy, best as bridal lingerie and also as an under- top for the white top.
Know your body shape
Not all body shapes will take the different types of bodysuit equally. For the triangularly shaped women, going for a bodysuit that will bring in the stomach is ideal. Rectangular shapes will do well with a full body suit while the rounder women will do well with a camisole or regular bodysuit.