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Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Kameel Stanley, & Keyonna Summers

Shapewear for a guy's spare tire? Tread lightly.



It's been said before: Men are the new women.

Today's male likes his latte skinny, his dressing on the side and his spare tire, well, a lot more spare.Shapewear-black We gals are fortunate to have shapewear products to keep our muffin tops in check. But until recently, guys had no choice but to suck in their gut or let it all hang out.

I recently learned of two products that work miracles on a guy's midsection. One is Rip'T Fusion, "the revolutionary torso-enhancing undershirt" from the makers of Yummie Tummie. The other is the Core Precision Undershirt, a.k.a. the Wondershirt, which employs "physiotherapy taping techniques to sculpt, tone and improve body mechanics." (Okaaayyy...) The line of tees, tanks and long-sleeve shirts debuted in the UK and is now for sale on this side of the pond. Shown here are the CPU V-neck ($99 -- yikes!) and the singlet ($89 -- ouch!).

Shapewear-blue Despite the steep price point, it seems to me guys would jump at the chance to take this short cut. Cancel the subscription to Men's Health. Order another round of wings. Pass the remote.

But how exactly do broach the subject of shapewear for your guy? Do you try to pass it off as a regular undershirt? "Sweetie, I did some shopping for you. Let me know what you think of these T-shirts." Do you just come out with it? "Honey, you're fat. Put this on." I wouldn't take too kindly to my husband coming home with a bag full of Spanx for me.

~ Guest Deal Diva Dalia Colon

[Last modified: Thursday, May 20, 2010 5:17pm]


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