Waist Trimming Shirts for Men – Your Price Guide to Body Contour Shirts in 2013-2014: Are you thinking of a gift to give to your man or to yourself (if you’re a man) this coming holidays? If your man is on the “plus size” scale or if he has some unsightly midsection bulge that he wants to hide, you might want to give him a compression or body-contouring shirt this Christmas. To help you decide on the appropriate shirt to buy, we scoured the internets for this price list, from the most affordable ($24 USD) to the most expensive ($99 USD).
Please note that the descriptions below are by the manufacturers. The prices mentioned are either from online stores or from the manufacturer’s website. [Want more body contour fashion? Check out these male corsets.]
ASDA Bodysculpt All-In-One Shaper ($24 USD): Bodysculpt all in one shape enhancer with compression fabric for overall body shape improvement, ventilated panels for cooling and stops body odour. Fabric is made of 83% Polyamide and 17% Elastane.
POWER BODY Crew Neck T-Shirt ($25 USD): The POWER BODY Crew Neck T-Shirt is a sculpting undershirt that gives your upper body a slimmer, more toned appearance. A discreet, double layer panel wraps around your abs, sides and back to smooth over any lumps and bumps. It reduces love handles, improves posture and turns your beer belly into a six pack (at least that’s how it looks). Tuck it in for a slimmer waistline and your pants will fit better.
The soft cotton fabric is breathable for long lasting comfort and the whole design is smooth, so it won’t show up under clothes. Ideal for special occasions, comfortable enough for everyday. Try the POWER BODY Crew Neck T-Shirt RP22M011 and see the difference between a good body and a power body. Also try the tank version, the POWER BODY Tank RP22M013. Made of 90% cotton and 10% spandex, the Power Body Sculpting T-Shirt smooths over abs and love handles and firms up chest.
Fig Leaves Ultimate Seamless Rib Control T-shirt ($47 USD): The Ultimate Seamless Rib Control T-shirt from FGL is designed in a compression fit to sculpt the waist and torso. This invisible shirt will improve posture and has an anti-microbial finish with moisture wicking for everyday or the gym. Made of 83% Nylon and 17% Elastane.
Best of all, its raglan cut & seamless construction mean you’ll get the most out of any movement, without any restriction or bulk. Perfect under any shirt, this seamless slimmer is your secret weapon for a trimmer, smoother looking physique, instantly. Made of 97% Nylon and 3% Elasthane.
2xist Men’s Slimming V-Neck Shirt ($48 USD): A classic, fitted V-Neck Tee made in tightly woven Cotton Spandex. Made of 80% Cotton and 20% Spandex. Tapered (X)-treme fit shapes and firms midsection.
Tommie Copper Men’s Compression Fit Short Sleeve Shirt ($49.50 USD, tommiecopper.com): Tommie Copper’s men’s compression shirt uses compression to provide support for the muscles and joints in the neck, shoulders, torso and back.
Comfortable enough to be worn all day under your work clothes. Helps support muscles and joints in the neck, shoulders, torso and back. Gentle, effective compression allows for 24 hour use, even while asleep. Fabric contains: 56% Copper-Nylon, 28% Nylon, and 16% Spandex.
One Flat Jack Seamless V-Neck Compression Undershirt ($58 USD, oneflatjack.com) : Feel invincible with OFJ’s Seamless V-Neck Compression Undershirt which slims the chest, stomach, waist, and love handles. Made extra snug for maximum smoothing & flattening, this über comfortable seamless stretch tee does all the work underneath your shirt, so that you don’t have to.
Calvin Klein Core Sculpt Compression Short Sleeve V-Neck T-Shirt ($58 USD): The Calvin Klein Core Sculpt Compression Short Sleeve V-Neck T-Shirt U8603-62511 is a slimming t-shirt that will help you win the battle of the bulges. Wear as your undershirt and it will smooth over lumps and bumps and bulges to create a slimmer, more defined looking physique. It tucks in to create a smoother waistline that makes your pants fit better.
This shapewear shirt applies compression only where you need it in the tummy area, so you don’t feel squeezed in and it’s easy to get on and off. Mesh panels under the arms allow for plenty of airflow where it matters. It’s comfortable enough for everyday, as well as ideal for the gym (better posture leads to a better workout) and special occasions (especially photo opps–it prevents the camera from adding 10 pounds). The Calvin Klein Core Sculpt Compression Short Sleeve V-Neck T-Shirt U8603-62511 will ensure you aways impress when you dress. Made of 80% cotton and 20% elastane.
Leo Torso Toner Body Shaper for Men ($60 USD at leonisa.com): Lose up to 2 sizes in your belly! This Leo men’s compression shaper helps flatten and tone the abdomen, chest and back. Provides back control, support and posture correction. Stretchable powernet provides firm control and contouring. Perfect to wear daily or after a surgical procedure.
Upper body firm compression men’s shaper. Reduces up to 2 sizes. Helps flatten and tone the abdomen, chest and back. Supports back and corrects posture. Made of 82% Polyamide, 16% Elastane, and 2% Cotton.
Rounderbum Compression V-Neck T-Shirt ($69 USD): Support your core and tighten your back with the Compression V-Neck T-Shirt from Rounderbum. Made of lightweight microfiber, its four way stretch construction conforms to your body for allover smoothing and shaping benefits. A perfect base layer and performance essential, get the support you want with Rounderbum. Made of 92% Sorbtek polyamide and 10% elastane.
Spanx Zoned Performance V-Neck ($78 USD): This physique-improving, game-changing, seamless undershirt is designed with cooling features and compression zones that transform the torso and chest. He’ll look sharper, stand taller and feel stronger in his clothes.
Zoned compression targets abs and torso. Firms and tones chest. Eliminates bulk under clothes. Made of 92% Nylon and 8% Spandex/Elastane.
Equmen Core Precision V-Neck Undershirt ($99 USD): The Equmen Core Precision V-Neck Undershirt, from the Equmen Men’s Collection, is an innovative baselayer that actually slims and streamlines your look while offering support for your body.
Made to fit tight to give optimum performance, this Equmen undershirt was designed in conjunction with physiotherapists and ergonomic specialists to improve posture, reduce back pain, and provide core support. Material: 73% polyester, 13% nylon, and 14% spandex.
As we end this post, it is important to point out that a better alternative to “compression shirts as gifts” would be “gym memberships as gifts”. With a gym membership, your man (or you) will not only have a better looking midsection, he (or you) will also be healthier and more physically fit. You agree, right?