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  • Spanx founder Sara Blakely on how the company fits into jeans

    Spanx founder Sara Blakely on how the company fits into jeans
    Spanx has expanded from sleek, slimming underwear into the field of everyone's favorite outerwear: jeans. The company, whose foundation garments have been helping women fit smoothly into work and special occasion clothes since the year 2000, introduced jeans in two styles, several cuts and three washes this summer. The Signature, $148, has a wide panel, control-top midsection with a slimming waistband and it zips on the side. The Slim-X, also $148, has a regular waistband, but promises to "tame your tummy, trim your thighs and lift your rear." The jeans, currently available online and in Spanx stores, are scheduled to hit Bloomingdale's and Dillard's locations Aug. 25. We caught up with Spanx founder Sara Blakely to find out more.
  • Spanx Opens In Westfarms, And Sara Blakely Talks About Her Popular Shapewear

    Spanx Opens In Westfarms, And Sara Blakely Talks About Her Popular Shapewear
    Eavesdrop in almost any store dressing room and you are sure to hear these words as clothes are being tried on, "With Spanx it will be perfect." The whittling wonder body shaper line has become a staple in most lingerie drawers. And despite the...

    Not Playing The Shapewear Bondage Game

    Not Playing The Shapewear Bondage Game
    Could you be talked into purchasing a foundation undergarment so restrictive, so unyielding and so draconian it makes a wetsuit look like a nightgown? This is why I ask: There's been a pop-up (rarely has the term been so grievously misused) ad appearing...

    Legs for days, weeks, months, years

    Legs for days, weeks, months, years
    Full disclosure: We originally began this project back in mid-January. Normally, it's reasonably warm enough during Chicago winters to strut out every so often in a pair of tights. Enter the winter of 2014. Now that spring finally has semi-sprung --...

    How to buy a swimsuit -- even online

    How to buy a swimsuit -- even online
    It’s the middle of summer -- do you know where your bathing suit is -- the one you promised to buy before Memorial Day? Or are you looking ahead to the styles shown for 2015 at the recently completed Miami Swim Week with a sense of dread? (See the...