Spanx bra

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The latest Lycra-packed underpinnings control without cruelty.

Knit lovers swear by this new bra. Its wider-than-usual back and shoulder straps give maximum support.

Bra-llelujah, Spanx by Sara Blakely, $62.
Shapeez bra

Back fat vanishes with an underwire-equipped camisole: It molds your torso into one seamless piece.

The Unbelievabra by Shapeez, $85.
Donna Karan girdle

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Shrink the waist, flatten the stomach, and slenderize hips and thighs with high-rise bike shorts.

Donna Karan Body Perfect Waist Embrace, $40.
Calvin Klein slip

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This slip helps jersey flow instead of cling. Converts to strapless; has invisible underwire and a touch of Lycra.

Calvin Klein Underwear, $62.

Now that you've smoothed out the bumps, find out how to wear jersey over these garments .