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Lingerie Guide: The Dress You’re wearing And The Shape Wear Lingerie You’ll Need

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Mio's Guide To Your Best Kept Supporting Lingerie Secrets

With a summer chock full of events and occasions you've probably got all your outfits at the ready. Now the next step is finding that perfect lingerie to go with the dress; lingerie that won't be seen, that keeps you comfortable and even enhances your figure at the same time. We've put together a guide to help you match the dress you're wearing to the lingerie you'll need.

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strapless dressThe strapless dress is a staple of the event dress wardrobe. Baring the shoulders is both classic and classy showing just enough skin to be sexy but not so much as to scandalize Aunty Martha at the family wedding.





Key Issue: You need a bra that is supportive and strapless, one you can count on not to slip down because no one looks good yanking up a descending strapless bra. The bra should help keep the dress in place and stop it from doing the same southward dive.

The Solution: 

Body Wrap Regular Strapless Slenderizer Nude U-Wired Slip

The Body Wrap Regular strapless nude control slip has a built-in bra for support. The moulded bra cups feature underwire for shape and lift. The 25% elastane fabric lifts the derriere and slims the hips, thighs and tummy. The slip has no seams making it invisible under clothing. The slip comes with nude and clear removable shoulder straps. This Body Wrap control slip is aso available in black.




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The skin tight dress is the classic weapon of mass seduction, perfect for that special date with your love, showing your ex what he’s missing or simply dressing to impress for a girls night out.





Key Issue: A skin tight dress can be both tantalizing and terrifying if the correct lingerie is not worn underneath. The least forgiving of all dress styles, the skin tight body con or bias cut dress hides nothing and reveals a great deal so smooth, nipped in curves are what you need and certainly no VPL.

 The Solution:

Miraclesuit Shapewear Sexy Sheer Black SingletteMiraclesuit Shapewear sexy sheer black singlette features an opaque black body to slim the tummy, back and derriere and sexy sheer mesh thigh slimming panels. Bra support and straps allow you to wear your own bra. Indulge in this slimming secret now; buy in nude too.





Naomi and Nicole Soft and Smooth Nude Hi-Waist Brief

A favourite with women everywhere since Mary Quant first lead the mini revolution back in the swinging 60s. Nothing says fashion savy female like a classic mini dress and nothing shows off polished pins better.





Key Issue:

If you’re wearing a mini chances are your legs are one of your favourite features. With that in mind you may need a little extra boost to give you the beautiful body to match those perfect pins.

The Solution:

Naomi and Nicole Soft and Smooth Nude Hi-Waist BriefNaomi and Nicole Soft and Smooth nude hi-waist brief comes in soft, seem free design that slims the tummy, hips and derriere. Wonderful edge technology prevents the leg line from riding up. Buy today with similarly useful nude waist cincher.






plunge dressWhat better way to celebrate your curves than with a plunge neck dress? Revealing a little tasteful cleavage is a sure fire hit with your other half, the perfect way to add sex appeal to any occasion and just the thing to bring out your inner bond girl.





Key issue:

You want to showcase your cleavage not your lingerie. Nothing says amateur like a visible bra and a low cut dress. You need a bra that is low enough to remain invisible but supportive enough to give your cleavage the shape and support it needs so you can look your very breast, ahem best.

The Solution:

Gossard Retrolution Black Padded Staylo SlipGossard Retrolution Staylo slip features moulded, underwired nude bra cups overlaid with black lace cut in in a deeply plunging v-neckline that extends into a fitted black and nude slip. Perfect for wearing under your favourite low cut dress. Treat yourself to this sexy piece now; buy with matching thong.





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With shows like Madmen becoming deeply ingrained in our style subconscious there’s no getting away from the fabulous retro style dresses of a bygone era. The key to pulling off a real retro look is often not the dress itself but the supporting garments.





Key Issues:

Women from the 50’s wore much more structured lingerie than we do today. The key to the look is a cinched waist and perky bustline. The hourglass reigns when it comes to retro dressing so you need something that gives you a more defined shape than the modern woman.

The Solution:

What Katie Did Kate Black Longline Cone Bra

What Katie Did Kate black longline cone bra features the same conical bra cups as the iconic WKD cone bra now with an elegant longline body. Hook and eye front fastenings make this easy to take on and off. Love the look? Buy yours today with matching panty girdle.The perfect piece to create a subtle retro silhouette. Complete your vintage look, buy yours today.



Grab your lingerie supporting garments now to ensure you look and feel your very best.

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