Spanx Now Come With A Hearty Dose Of Feminism

Spanx Now Come With A Hearty Dose Of Feminism

Now you can wear your Spanx and feel empowered, I guess.

Megan Reynolds | April 28, 2015 - 9:30 am

Doctors Discuss The Scary Side Effects Of Spanx

Anyone who’s ever worn shapewear undergarments like Spanx can tell you they feel like a medieval torture chamber for your internal organs, but hey, a little kidney squeezing never hurt…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 22, 2014 - 9:30 am

Let’s Talk About “Feminist Weddings”

Getting married is a series of capitulations. I got married three weeks ago (and I swear to God I will write about other topics soon, really), so I know this…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Spanx Billionaire Sara Blakely Commits To Giving Away Half Her Fortune

Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx, is the first female billionaire who has committed to giving away half her fortune to Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates’ Giving Pledge.

Jessica Wakeman | May 9, 2013 - 10:20 am

Brad Pitt Forced To Wear Spanx By Angelina Jolie

Did you know that Spanx, the infamous shape wear company has a line of menswear? Neither did I but apparently Brad Pitt is in the know!  Supposedly the actor has been a…

Celeb Dirty Laundry | March 14, 2013 - 11:10 am

Does Your Cat Need Spanx?

Nevermind easing off the Fancy Feast. Just get your kitty a pair of cat Spanx! That shouldn’t be hard to put on her at all. Cats just love wearing clothes.

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2012 - 9:20 am

Adele Is Wearing 4 Pairs Of Spanx In This Photo

Adele apparently wore four — four!!! – pairs of Spanx underneath her Grammy dress. I kind of want to put on four pairs of Spanx just to see what I would…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 5, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Girl Talk: On Bridal Underwear

There were a lot of things I knew I’d have to think about when we decided to get married. I don’t just mean the lofty “What is marriage for?” questions.

Kate Sheppard | February 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm

ZOMG, Octavia Spencer Wore Three Pairs Of Spanx To The SAG Awards!!!


Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 1, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Melissa McCarthy Shares Spanx Horror Story

I have never worn Spanx, but Melissa McCarthy has officially made me terrified of ever doing so. Wardrobe malfunctions are already all too prevent in my life — from snapped…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 14, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Finally, A Stay-Put Strapless Bra

If you’ve worn a strapless bra at least once in your life, then you’re familiar with the “jug tug,” the act of constantly repositioning your breasts in a strapless bra.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 16, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Dudes! Just Say No To “Manx”

These are not hot superheroes; these are men modeling the new line of Spanx for men (lovingly referred to by me as “Manx”) that are now for sale the U.K.

Ami Angelowicz | October 28, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Feminists Can Wear Spanx Too

Tracy Clark-Flory, a senior writer at Salon, wrote of anxieties running high as subjects squeezed into uncomfortable shoes and deceptive shapewear at a photo shoot for More magazine’s November 2010…

Lena Chen | October 27, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Spanx To Celebs Like Beyonce, The Shapewear Market Is, Uh, Expanding

Shapewear: we used to call them granny panties. And maybe you still do (granny-chic is in now, anyhow), but tummy-tucking undies are no longer for the geriatric set. We’ve seen…

Leonora Epstein | April 19, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Maxi-Spanx, Anyone?

As if thigh-slimming Spanx weren’t embarrassing enough, the company now makes these torso-covering panties. The brief style comes attached to a panel of super-tight elastic material, which goes up so…

Leonora Epstein | March 5, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Quotable: Janeane Garofalo, Poster Girl For Spanx

Garofalo: I don’t have a love of shoes. I don’t care about labels. … The only thing I actually do have a tethering to is Spanx. I’m committed to them,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2010 - 7:40 pm

Say Goodbye To Your Fear Of Swimwear, Thanks To Spanx

Summer may be a few months away, but I personally think that there’s never a better time than now to start daydreaming about warm weather and beach vacations. But for…

Bianca Posterli | January 26, 2010 - 7:40 pm

More Spanx For Men Hit Market

I’ve already told you my deep, dark sexy shapewear secret. But now it looks like the British version of Target, retailer Marks & Spencer, has come out with a line…

Simcha | January 8, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Caught With Your Spanx On

Here’s an interesting dilemma some of you may have experienced before: What do you do when you find yourself in a surprise make-out session and happen to be wearing the…

Wendy Atterberry | October 13, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Trendspotting: Fashion Spandex?

Spandex shapewear doesn’t have such a great rep, previously making appearances in bad ’80s music videos and being the culprit behind embarrassing hookup moments. But things might be turning around.

Leonora Epstein | September 25, 2009 - 4:30 pm
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